Keep Them Guessing

As a young boy, producer Jesse Cox discovered a set of old cassette tapes which turned out to be a hugely popular BBC radio show featuring his grandparents.

2013 / Claudia Taranto / Jesse Cox / Russell Stapleton / 360documentaries, Australia


As a young boy, producer Jesse Cox discovered a set of old cassette tapes which turned out to be a hugely popular BBC radio show featuring his grandparents.

The tapes had been sitting in the front room of his parent's home for years - recordings of an unsolved mystery that has captivated and kept his family guessing for three generations.

Keep Them Guessing won the Directors' Choice Award in the 2013 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition. It was produced by Jesse Cox, with sound engineer Russell Stapleton and supervising producer Claudia Taranto for ABC Radio National's 360documentaries in 2012.

Listen to all nine winners of the 2013 TC/RHDF Competition, and check out the EXTRA section below for a few related links and to hear Jesse accepting his award.


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Claudia Taranto

Claudia Taranto started working at ABC Radio National when she was fresh out of University and she has produced for many programs including Life Matters, The Listening Room, The Comfort Zone and Street Stories.

Jesse Cox

Jesse Cox (@mrjessecox) is a producer with ABC RN’s Creative Audio Unit, and presenter of the weekly show Radiotonic".

Russell Stapleton

Russell Stapleton is a sound engineer, producer and composer working for ABC Radio National.


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