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 and hearing of voices also featured but otherwise doctrine was vague. Deaths of followers was attributed to lack of faith and 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)

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 and hearing of voices also featured but otherwise doctrine was vague. Deaths of followers was attributed to lack of faith and 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

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 and hearing of voices also featured but otherwise doctrine was vague. Deaths of followers was attributed to lack of faith and 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 and hearing of voices also featured but otherwise doctrine was vague.

Deaths of followers was attributed to lack of faith and 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 and hearing of voices also featured but otherwise doctrine was vague. Deaths of followers was attributed to lack of faith and 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)

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 and hearing of voices also featured but otherwise doctrine was vague. Deaths of followers was attributed to lack of faith and 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 and hearing of voices also featured but otherwise doctrine was vague.

Deaths of followers was attributed to lack of faith and 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.

Radio 4