Body Overboard?

The murder of an English actress.

In 1947, the actress Gay Gibson disappeared on a ship bound for Southampton from Cape Town. This presentation follows the life and last known movements of the victim and explores the account provided by the man tried for her murder and his extraordinary behaviour in throwing her body overboard through a cabin porthole. The trial of the first class deck steward has a fascinating aftermath and the presentation includes information believed not previously revealed in the public domain.