Episode 2: The Fight

Home / Black as Jack / Episode 2: The Fight

In 1908 Australia found itself playing host to two very different boxers in two very different circumstances. One was Tommy Burns, the white Canadian heavyweight champion of the world. The other was Jack Johnson, a black American, whom some thought was good ... for a ‘nigger’. Every time Burns defended his title in Australia he drew big crowds and grew richer. Every time Johnson fought in Australia he made little money but got better. It was the best any black boxer could hope for. But Johnson wasn’t any black boxer and he was in a country that might just give him a chance …

Credits...

Produced by Produced by Blue Trumpet for Radio 2RRR, Sydney, Australia
Researched by Ray Rose
Adapted for radio by James Benn
Voices in order of appearance…

  • Will Scott
  • Kiaran Green
  • Virgil Canaway
  • Hardy Scott
  • Brett Dark
  • David Biltmore
  • Kelvin Haisman
  • Silvio Ofria
  • Gerry O'Sullivan
  • Kambiz Afrachteh
  • James Benn
  • Ray Rose
  • Tony Gilmartin
  • Marty Waters
  • Phil Coventry
  • Johnny Boxer
  • Sue Thompson
  • Guy Dutton
  • Kirsten Shaw
  • Becky Mendham
  • Wayne ‘Mac’ McDaniel
  • Chris Virtue
  • Peter McAllum
  • Jamie Thompson
  • Paul Steckler
  • Terence Priester
  • Teddy Doyle

Introductions and credits by Amie Maguire
Special thanks to Sue Liolio for support, talent scouting, costume AND set design.

83 thoughts on “Episode 2: The Fight

  1. Pingback: slot machine
  2. Pingback: viagra for sale
  3. Pingback: viagra alternative
  4. Pingback: when to buy viagra
  5. Pingback: viagra generic
  6. Pingback: cialistodo.com
  7. Pingback: buy viagra online
  8. Pingback: buy viagra generic
  9. Pingback: order sildenafil
  10. Pingback: Cialis 10 mg price
  11. Pingback: order cialis
  12. Pingback: viagra prices
  13. Pingback: Cialis 20mg nz
  14. Pingback: order Cialis 80mg
  15. Pingback: buy tadalafil 40mg
  16. Pingback: shopgenericed.com
  17. Pingback: cialis dosage
  18. Pingback: cost of lasix 40mg
  19. Pingback: buy propecia 1mg
  20. Pingback: viagra coupons
  21. Pingback: viagra
  22. Pingback: actos 30mg generic
  23. Pingback: amaryl 4mg price
  24. Pingback: buy antivert 25 mg
  25. Pingback: aricept 5mg canada
  26. Pingback: cialis for sale
  27. Pingback: generic viagra
  28. Pingback: sildenafil coupon

Comments are closed.