22. The Hand of Glory Special with Tim Pilcher

Tim Pilcher, author, lecturer and comic book expert introduces the legend of the Hand of Glory.  Cut from the body of a hung man, and then dried and pickled the Hand of Glory was a talisman for robbers and thieves.  This episode features an Odditorium first, a short radio drama, entitled Something in the Water, which concerns the events of the last public hanging in Brighton.

Show Links:

Tim Pilcher’s Blog

The Hand of Glory at Whitby Museum

Dr Bramwell and Oddfellow’s Casino 

Something in the Water was written by Dr Bramwell and Lance Dann. The narrator is Alan Gilchrist, the music is by Dr Bramwell and Oddfellow’s Casino, the producer Lance Dann