Spreading The Cream Cheese Gospel

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19900507]

William Scalan Murphy uncovers the grim story of a cult in Weimar Germany with an unhealthy interest in cream cheese.

Producer Gillian Hush BBC North

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900507]

Unknown: William Scalan

Genome: [r4 Bd=19901113]

Unknown: William Scanlan Murphy

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19900507]

William Scalan Murphy uncovers the grim story of a cult in Weimar Germany with an unhealthy interest in cream cheese.

Producer Gillian Hush BBC North

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19900507]

Unknown: William Scalan

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19901113]

Unknown: William Scanlan Murphy

programme catalogue - details: Spreading The Cream Cheese Gospel19900507

"BBC Programme Number: 89NT2281

Recorded on 1989-11-08

Producer: G. HUSH

Notes: CAIRS 201485

Description

SBH:Spreading the Cream Cheese Gospel. William Scanlan MURPHY tells the story of Joseph Weissenberg's Christian cult in 1930's Germany which relied heavily on the efficacy of cream cheese

PRE:Use of cream cheese ordered to cure all illnesses - but it clearly did not do so. Uniforms, trances & hearing of voices also featured but otherwise doctrine was vague. Deaths of followers was attributed to lack of faith & people tried to resurrect loved ones by covering dead body with cream cheese. One widow, on Weissenberg's instructions, cut off her own (cheese-covered) arm. Court case brought against Weissenberg after child became blind after cheese treatment, but appeal court quashed conviction. He died in 1932 - cream cheese did not revive him. TXN/TDT:R4 07-May-1990 CON:MURPHY William Scanlan (spkr)

Broadcast history

07 May 1990 21:00-21:15 (RADIO 4)

13 Nov 1990 20:30-20:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

William Murphy (Speaker)"

Programme Catalogue - Details: SPREADING THE CREAM CHEESE GOSPEL19900507

Producer: G. HUSH

Description

SBH:Spreading the Cream Cheese Gospel. William Scanlan MURPHY tells the story of Joseph Weissenberg's Christian cult in 1930's Germany which relied heavily on the efficacy of cream cheese

PRE:Use of cream cheese ordered to cure all illnesses - but it clearly did not do so. Uniforms, trances & hearing of voices also featured but otherwise doctrine was vague. Deaths of followers was attributed to lack of faith & people tried to resurrect loved ones by covering dead body with cream cheese. One widow, on Weissenberg's instructions, cut off her own (cheese-covered) arm. Court case brought against Weissenberg after child became blind after cheese treatment, but appeal court quashed conviction. He died in 1932 - cream cheese did not revive him. TXN/TDT:R4 07-May-1990 CON:MURPHY William Scanlan (spkr)

Broadcast history

07 May 1990 21:00-21:15 (RADIO 4)

13 Nov 1990 20:30-20:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

William Murphy (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 201485

programme catalogue - details: Spreading The Cream Cheese Gospel19900507

BBC Programme Number: 89NT2281

Recorded on 1989-11-08

Producer: G. HUSH

Notes: CAIRS 201485

Description

SBH:Spreading the Cream Cheese Gospel. William Scanlan MURPHY tells the story of Joseph Weissenberg's Christian cult in 1930's Germany which relied heavily on the efficacy of cream cheese

PRE:Use of cream cheese ordered to cure all illnesses - but it clearly did not do so. Uniforms, trances & hearing of voices also featured but otherwise doctrine was vague. Deaths of followers was attributed to lack of faith & people tried to resurrect loved ones by covering dead body with cream cheese. One widow, on Weissenberg's instructions, cut off her own (cheese-covered) arm. Court case brought against Weissenberg after child became blind after cheese treatment, but appeal court quashed conviction. He died in 1932 - cream cheese did not revive him. TXN/TDT:R4 07-May-1990 CON:MURPHY William Scanlan (spkr)

Broadcast history

07 May 1990 21:00-21:15 (RADIO 4)

13 Nov 1990 20:30-20:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

William Murphy (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Spreading The Cream Cheese Gospel19900507

Producer: G.

HUSH

Description

SBH:Spreading the Cream Cheese Gospel.

William Scanlan MURPHY tells the story of Joseph Weissenberg's Christian cult in 1930's Germany which relied heavily on the efficacy of cream cheese

PRE:Use of cream cheese ordered to cure all illnesses - but it clearly did not do so.

Uniforms, trances & hearing of voices also featured but otherwise doctrine was vague.

Deaths of followers was attributed to lack of faith & people tried to resurrect loved ones by covering dead body with cream cheese.

One widow, on Weissenberg's instructions, cut off her own (cheese-covered) arm.

Court case brought against Weissenberg after child became blind after cheese treatment, but appeal court quashed conviction.

He died in 1932 - cream cheese did not revive him.

TXN/TDT:R4 07-May-1990 CON:MURPHY William Scanlan (spkr)

Broadcast history

07 May 1990 21:00-21:15 (RADIO 4)

13 Nov 1990 20:30-20:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

William Murphy (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 201485.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Spreading The Cream Cheese Gospel19900507

Producer: G.

HUSH

Description

SBH:Spreading the Cream Cheese Gospel.

William Scanlan MURPHY tells the story of Joseph Weissenberg's Christian cult in 1930's Germany which relied heavily on the efficacy of cream cheese

PRE:Use of cream cheese ordered to cure all illnesses - but it clearly did not do so.

Uniforms, trances & hearing of voices also featured but otherwise doctrine was vague.

Deaths of followers was attributed to lack of faith & people tried to resurrect loved ones by covering dead body with cream cheese.

One widow, on Weissenberg's instructions, cut off her own (cheese-covered) arm.

Court case brought against Weissenberg after child became blind after cheese treatment, but appeal court quashed conviction.

He died in 1932 - cream cheese did not revive him.

TXN/TDT:R4 07-May-1990 CON:MURPHY William Scanlan (spkr)

Broadcast history

07 May 1990 21:00-21:15 (RADIO 4)

13 Nov 1990 20:30-20:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

William Murphy (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 201485.

Programme Catalogue - Details: SPREADING THE CREAM CHEESE GOSPEL19901113

First broadcast on 1990-05-07

Producer: G. HUSH

Description

SBH:Spreading the Cream Cheese Gospel. William Scanlan MURPHY tells the story of Joseph Weissenberg's Christian cult in 1930's Germany which relied heavily on the efficacy of cream cheese

PRE:Use of cream cheese ordered to cure all illnesses - but it clearly did not do so. Uniforms, trances & hearing of voices also featured but otherwise doctrine was vague. Deaths of followers was attributed to lack of faith & people tried to resurrect loved ones by covering dead body with cream cheese. One widow, on Weissenberg's instructions, cut off her own (cheese-covered) arm. Court case brought against Weissenberg after child became blind after cheese treatment, but appeal court quashed conviction. He died in 1932 - cream cheese did not revive him. TXN/TDT:R4 07-May-1990 CON:MURPHY William Scanlan (spkr)

Broadcast history

07 May 1990 21:00-21:15 (RADIO 4)

13 Nov 1990 20:30-20:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

William Murphy (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 201485

programme catalogue - details: Spreading The Cream Cheese Gospel19901113

BBC Programme Number: 89NT2281

First broadcast on 1990-05-07

Recorded on 1989-11-08

Producer: G. HUSH

Notes: CAIRS 201485

Description

SBH:Spreading the Cream Cheese Gospel. William Scanlan MURPHY tells the story of Joseph Weissenberg's Christian cult in 1930's Germany which relied heavily on the efficacy of cream cheese

PRE:Use of cream cheese ordered to cure all illnesses - but it clearly did not do so. Uniforms, trances & hearing of voices also featured but otherwise doctrine was vague. Deaths of followers was attributed to lack of faith & people tried to resurrect loved ones by covering dead body with cream cheese. One widow, on Weissenberg's instructions, cut off her own (cheese-covered) arm. Court case brought against Weissenberg after child became blind after cheese treatment, but appeal court quashed conviction. He died in 1932 - cream cheese did not revive him. TXN/TDT:R4 07-May-1990 CON:MURPHY William Scanlan (spkr)

Broadcast history

07 May 1990 21:00-21:15 (RADIO 4)

13 Nov 1990 20:30-20:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

William Murphy (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Spreading The Cream Cheese Gospel19901113

First broadcast on 1990-05-07

Producer: G.

HUSH

Description

SBH:Spreading the Cream Cheese Gospel.

William Scanlan MURPHY tells the story of Joseph Weissenberg's Christian cult in 1930's Germany which relied heavily on the efficacy of cream cheese

PRE:Use of cream cheese ordered to cure all illnesses - but it clearly did not do so.

Uniforms, trances & hearing of voices also featured but otherwise doctrine was vague.

Deaths of followers was attributed to lack of faith & people tried to resurrect loved ones by covering dead body with cream cheese.

One widow, on Weissenberg's instructions, cut off her own (cheese-covered) arm.

Court case brought against Weissenberg after child became blind after cheese treatment, but appeal court quashed conviction.

He died in 1932 - cream cheese did not revive him.

TXN/TDT:R4 07-May-1990 CON:MURPHY William Scanlan (spkr)

Broadcast history

07 May 1990 21:00-21:15 (RADIO 4)

13 Nov 1990 20:30-20:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

William Murphy (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 201485.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Spreading The Cream Cheese Gospel19901113

First broadcast on 1990-05-07

Producer: G.

HUSH

Description

SBH:Spreading the Cream Cheese Gospel.

William Scanlan MURPHY tells the story of Joseph Weissenberg's Christian cult in 1930's Germany which relied heavily on the efficacy of cream cheese

PRE:Use of cream cheese ordered to cure all illnesses - but it clearly did not do so.

Uniforms, trances & hearing of voices also featured but otherwise doctrine was vague.

Deaths of followers was attributed to lack of faith & people tried to resurrect loved ones by covering dead body with cream cheese.

One widow, on Weissenberg's instructions, cut off her own (cheese-covered) arm.

Court case brought against Weissenberg after child became blind after cheese treatment, but appeal court quashed conviction.

He died in 1932 - cream cheese did not revive him.

TXN/TDT:R4 07-May-1990 CON:MURPHY William Scanlan (spkr)

Broadcast history

07 May 1990 21:00-21:15 (RADIO 4)

13 Nov 1990 20:30-20:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

William Murphy (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 201485.

programme catalogue - station

Radio 4

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4.