Romancing the Gibbet
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ROMANCING THE GIBBET
Follow the feud between two aristocratic brothers in 18th Bristol which results in a heinous murder on board the HMS Ruby, the subsequent hanging of the instigator and perpetrators and the gibbeting of one of the Irish sailors who actually did the dirty work.
Credits and Acknowledgements
THIS APP WAS MADE FOR THE REGIONAL HISTORY CENTRE, THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF ENGLAND, BY SATSYMPH
With thanks to the Regional History Centre and the University of the West of England, and the Bristol Festival of Ideas.
Steve Poole - Professor of History and Heritage, Director, Regional History Centre, UWE
Ralph Hoyte - Concept, Script & Project Management, SATSYMPH
Michael Fairfax - Music & FX
Phill Phelps - Sound design, sound recording & app, SATSYMPH
Alan Coveney - voice
Ralph Hoyte - voice
The Roaring Trowmen - Sea shanty
Stefan Hoyte - Piano
Additional sound effects from freesound.org:
Footsteps, Concrete, A.wav by InspectorJ
Moray coast.wav by inchadney
Terreiro do Paço plaza docks' pontoons "symphony" by alfdroid
Dock,Wood,Creak,Water,Laping.wav by Filipe Chagas
Creaky dock - Underwater Hydrophone Recording by weaveofk
Ferry pontoon pier squeaking in light waves, rubber on metal by Pfannkuchn
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