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  1. The Aberdeen body snatchers that sparked a riot of 20,000Read the original story

    Monday Nov 13 | Scotsman.com

    ... Cathedral which was a regular haunt of the city's bodysnatchers. PIC: Flickr/Creative Commons. The arrest of Burke and Hare for 16 murders in Edinburgh caused widespread revulsion across the country - and not least in Aberdeen. Dr Andrew Moir, one ...


  2. The Watermill Theatre's Artistic Director Paul Hart Announces New SeasonRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 1 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... of the infamous opportunists William Burke and William Hare is brought to the stage in a new black comedy, Burke and Hare that is as hysterical as it is historical. In Edinburgh, the leading city for medical research, there's a huge demand for ...


  3. The curious and gruesome art of human death masksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | CNN

    ... legacy of executed villainy -- death masks of the Edinburgh murderer and body snatcher, William Burke (of "Burke and Hare") and the Australian outlaw, Ned Kelly. Some death masks have become highly collectible. One of Napoleon -- taken shortly after ...


  4. Britaina s Tories: From Edmund Burke to Burke & HareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 26 | National Review Online

    In the nineteenth century Burke was praised by both conservatives and liberals.Subsequently, in the twentieth century, he became widely regarded as the philosophical founder of modern conservatism. The Burke and Hare murders were a series of 16 murders committed over a period of about ten months in 1828 in Edinburgh, Scotland.


  5. Video: Burke and Hare come to life in Falkirk canal tunnelRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2017 | Scotsman.com

    Sorry, we're having problems with our video player at the moment, but are working to fix it as soon as we can The grisly tale of navvies-turned-murderers Burke and Hare will be dramatised with a "pop-up" Canal Theatre production in a Falkirk tunnel from next week. Audiences will be led into the 630m-long tunnel on the Union Canal by Hare's wife Margaret, in new play The Resurrection.


  6. Just Announced: Comedian Bill Bailey is coming to Warrington as part of Larks in Transit tourRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | Warrington Guardian

    ... tly of Darwin. His film credits include Hot Fuzz, Run Fatboy Run, Chalet Girl, Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang, Burke and Hare and he was even the voice of the sperm whale in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.


  7. Boston Lyric Opera Announces 2017/18 Season - Elena Stikhina in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... early operating theaters where observers watched medical procedures. An ingenious narrative involving five of Burke and Hare's victims propels the chronicle of Dr. Knox's downfall and the apprehension of his suppliers. Nelson says the work's focus ...


  8. The Watermill Theatre Announces Cast of Twelfth NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Loves Me ( Menier Chocolate Factory ); Bela Zangler, Crazy for You (The Watermill Theatre ); William Hare , Burke and Hare (Cheltenham Everyman Studio); Launce/Thurio, The Two Gentleman of Verona(Changeling Theatre Company); Richard Greatham, Hay ...


  9. Scotland home to the 'world's smallest museum'Read the original story

    Jan 30, 2017 | Berwickshire News

    "The Doctor and the Devils" by Dylan Thomas at the Assembly Hall, Edinburgh in 1962. The play is based on the life of famous Edinburgh Professor of Anatomy, Dr Knox, and the notorious body snatchers, Burke and Hare.