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Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 The Goodbye Party
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'In 1984, Detective Eric O’Malley investigated the bizarre deaths of a young couple, their bodies found naked by the side of a creek in Sydney’s northern suburbs. Shortly before their demise, O’Malley learned, the pair had attended a swingers’ party.

'The case was barely open before it was deemed an accident. But O’Malley knew it was murder. He just couldn’t prove it. Thirty-five years later, O’Malley is found dead in his flat in what looks like a drug overdose. But his son James knows something’s amiss. His dad was close to solving that case after all these years. And someone else knew it. To track down his father’s killer, James must find the men and women who were there on the fateful night when that young couple died.

'This was the night of ‘The Goodbye Party’ – and uncovering its secrets will lead James down a dark path, filled with horrific twists and turns. Inspired by Sydney’s real-life Bogle-Chandler case, playwright Louis Nowra  (writer of Australian classics CosiRadiance and The Golden Age) creates an enthralling multicast audio drama, featuring an exceptional cast including Ben Oxenbould (Deep WaterWolf Creek), Steve Bisley (Water RatsMad Max), and Aaron Pedersen (Mystery RoadJack Irish). This series contains mature themes and listener discretion is advised.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Audible Studios , 2019 .
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      Extent: 6 hrs and 5 minsp.
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      • Narrated by: Ben Oxenbould, Steve Bisley, Aaron Pedersen

        Release date: 23-09-2019

        An Audible Original

      Series: y separately published work icon Audible Original Sydney Michigan : Audible Studios Brilliance Audio , 2019- 18289527 2019 series - publisher

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Radio Drama and Fiction Podcasts Are Having a Renaissance as Artists Make Television for Your Ears Hannah Reich , 2020 single work column
— Appears in: ABC News [Online] , March 2020;

'During the glory days of radio drama in the 40s and 50s, the ABC and commercial entertainment companies were cranking out hundreds of episodes every week — feeding an audience, from Australia and beyond, all glued to the wireless to get their fix of serials like Dad and Dave or The Lawsons.' 

Radio Drama and Fiction Podcasts Are Having a Renaissance as Artists Make Television for Your Ears Hannah Reich , 2020 single work column
— Appears in: ABC News [Online] , March 2020;

'During the glory days of radio drama in the 40s and 50s, the ABC and commercial entertainment companies were cranking out hundreds of episodes every week — feeding an audience, from Australia and beyond, all glued to the wireless to get their fix of serials like Dad and Dave or The Lawsons.' 

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