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Australian True Crime: LIVE

In conversation with Damian Echols ― a virtual event

When: Saturday 9 May, 8pm AEST
Where: Your loungeroom

A professionally produced, virtual live stream event featuring a mix of local and international talent, catering to a highly loyal and engaged fanbase.

Australian True Crime: Live brings the genre we love to life, with nerdy deep dives into infamous crimes and cases led by true crime enthusiasts Meshel Laurie and Emily Webb.
This instalment of the series will feature a conversation with Damien Echols of the West Memphis Three – a fascinating individual with a truly captivating story that has been devoured by the media and true crime fans alike for decades.

“‘Millions confirm the binge-ability of true crime.”

The Australian

The Talent

This event brings together two thought leaders for a considered, topical conversation on human connection in times of uncertainty.

Esther and Hugh each have remarkable experience and insight relating to perspective on life, power of the will, search for meaning, and the resilience of the human spirit.

Australian True Crime

Australian True Crime is the brainchild of comedian and media personality, Meshel Laurie, and journalist and true crime writer, Emily Webb. Fans can’t get enough of their riveting content, with their hit podcast becoming a permanent fixture at the top of the charts from its inception in 2017 and building up to an impressive monthly listenership of 1.4 million.

The formidable duo take their audience beyond the headlines, delving deep to explore some of the darkest corners of human nature and give a voice to people affected by violent crime. In the process, they have won over a loyal, engaged – and overwhelmingly female – audience.

Damien Echols

Damien Echols (of the West Memphis Three) is a fascinating individual with a truly captivating story. A survivor of death row – having served 18 years for a wrongful conviction – with high profile advocates such as Johnny Depp, Eddie Vedder, Peter Jackson, Marilyn Manson and more; Echols’ insights and learnings based on his experience will make for a riveting conversation and is sure to draw a (virtual) crowd as well as media interest.

TEG Dainty

TEG Dainty is a leading global live entertainment company, behind such tours and events as FIRE FIGHT AUSTRALIA, Queen + Adam Lambert, Eminem, Katy Perry, Michael Bublé, Miley Cyrus, Jerry Seinfeld, WWE Live, Iron Maiden, Guns ‘N’ Roses, Dita Von Teese, Jonathan Van Ness and many more.

The format

A live at-home experience

The format will be similar to a traditional live (in-person) speaking event, consisting of a moderator and panel members.

Each speaker (from the comfort and safety of their own home) will have the chance to deliver a keynote revolving around the central theme, followed by a round table discussion, and finishing with an audience Q&A.

The revenue model will be Pay Per View, with users paying a once-off fee to attend the virtual event.


Olivia McMaster
Twenty3 Sport + Entertainment / TEG Dainty
olivia.mcmaster@twenty3group.com.au | +61 403 165 517

TEG Dainty produces and promotes shows across Australia and New Zealand, the United States, United Kingdom, South East Asia and South Africa. Paul Dainty, President and CEO of TEG DAINTY, was awarded an AM in the Queen’s Birthday 2017 Honours list for his significant service to the entertainment industry as a producer and promoter of national concert tours, theatre and events.

Paul Dainty's tours have included Guns N’ Roses, Katy Perry, Michael Bublé, Bon Jovi, Eminem, Paul McCartney, Rolling Stones, George Michael, U2, Prince, Yusuf (Cat Stevens), Neil Diamond, Tony Bennett, Hugh Jackman, Jersey Boys, Mamamia!, Billy Crystal's 700 Sundays, Hairspray the Musical, Singing in the Rain, Fire Fight Australia Bushfire Relief Concert and many more.

TEG Dainty’s unrivalled reputation for touring the biggest and brightest names and Nice Events’ early adoption of emerging platforms and niche talent trends have been consolidated to form a unified TEG Dainty comedy & speakers division that services the full range of comedy offerings from emerging talent through to theatre and arena level artists.

Comedy & Speakers recent and upcoming: Jerry Seinfeld, Oprah, Sebastian Maniscalco, Jonathan Van Ness, Dr. Jordan B. Peterson, Chris Rock, Dita Von Teese, Last Podcast On The Left, Tracy Morgan, Stuff You Should Know Podcast, Theo Von, The Minimalists, Australian True Crime Podcast, Making a Murderer, The Staircase and more.