Produced and directed by Adam Macaulay
Justin Gregory investigates the phenomenon that is country comedy band The Lonesome Buckwhips.
In this first episode Gary Buckwhip escapes from prison and the resulting overseas tour that led to the Buckwhip's alleged death on the high seas.
All music composed arranged and performed by The Lonesome Buckwhips (Arthur Meek, Miriama Ketu, Ben Hutchison and Gareth Williams) under special commission from RNZ. Originally broadcast in July 2009