Christopher V V Parnell
Published Author of
The Sunday Smuggler - HarperCollins Publishers - Copyright © 2002 
Hell's Prisoner - Mainstream Publishers - Copyright © 2003 
Aimless- Amazon eBook Kindle - Copyright © 2005 
 

Authors Note: The Title "The Sunday Smuggler" published by HarperCollins Is the same book retitled and published as "Hell's Prisoner" by Mainstream Publishers

 
                    
AWAITING PUBLICATION:
Bars Blades and Blood
The Crystal Warrior
Scars of Shangrila
Pirate & the Princess

MEDIA INTERVIEWS - MAGAZINE, NEWSPAPER, TV & RADIO


 

NEWSPAPER PRESS

Press Releases 1986 - 2014

 

NEWSPAPER PRESS RELEASES

Christopher has been a constant subject of the media, for just on 20 years.

He has had over 200 editorials written about him and his ordeal.

We have attempted to publish many of the Australian larger editorials.

PRESS RELEASES 1996 - 2006

  • ·        Daily Telegraph -Publication Date 30/1/ 2006 "Life may not be the end of the sentence" Cindy Wockner
  • ·        Herald Sun - Publication Date16/2/2006  "No Mercy Life in jail for Drug Trio" Anthony Dowsley
  • ·        Daily Telegraph - Publication Date 16/2/2006 "Former inmate tells of Prison hell" Anthony Dowsley
  • ·        Sunday Magazine- Sunday Herald Sun, Publication, Date 9/6/02 "A hope in Hell" Marie Curtis
  • ·        The Sunday Telegraph, Publication Date 9/6/02 "A hope in Hell" Marie Curtis
  • ·        The Age 22/4/2005 "Torture, Starvation, degradation a former inmate tells" - Angela O'Connor

Newspaper Press Releases 1986 - 1996

  • ·        The Sun - Jan 17 1989 "Nightmare in Asian Hell" by Norm Aisbett
  • ·        Courier Mail- "Travel boycott urged to bring Chris home" by Vincent Hampson
  • ·        The Sun -Jan 17 1989 "Devil’s Island Hell" by Toni Fabris
  • ·        The West Australian Sept 30 1989"Aussies Tortured in Indon Prison's" by Cyril Ayris
  • ·        Daily Telegraph July 22 1986 "Aussies are targets of Drug Tricks in Bali"
  • ·        Sunday Sun Magazine - March 11 1990 "Dungeons of Despair" by Kay Dibben
  • ·        Sunday Sun Magazine - Aug 17 1986 "Smuggler in Bali Hell Hole"
  • ·        Courier Mail "Desperate Plea to PM, Aussie Endures Horrific Prison" by Paul Whittaker
  • ·        Sunday Mail Dec 22 1996 "Life in Hell-hole, Unspeakable horror in Indo Prison"

 

TV AND DOCUMENTARY

2005 - 2014

 

TELEVISION INTERVIEWS & DOCUMENTARY

Banged Up Abroad - Busted in Bali - May 2009

National Geographic Episode 5 Produced by Raw TV Filmed in London Studio

 

9am February 2006

ATV 10

Melbourne Studio

 

4.30 NEWS 16th February 2006

Channel 9 Network Australia

Melbourne Studio

 

INSIGHT 

SBS Network Australia Pre-recorded Sydney Studios

The prominent arrests of alleged heroin smugglers in Bali and Adelaide, the breaking of a cocaine smuggling ring in Sydney and the trial of Schapelle Corby have all highlighted that authorities are a long way from stamping out drug trafficking in Australia.

 

60 MINUTES ‘THE TRIAL OF SCHAPELLE CORBY’ 29TH May 2005

Channel 9 Network Australia - Filmed Kerobokan Prison Bali Indonesia.

REPORTER: LIZ HAYES PRODUCER: KATHRYN BONELLA & HOWARD SACRE

 

NIGHTLINE 27TH MAY 2005 11.30PM

Channel 9 Network Australia

REPORTER: DAMIEN RYAN PRODUCER: DALE PAGET 

Filmed at Sydney Airport

 

The Today Show 27th May 2005 8.43am

Channel 9 Network Australia

REPORTER: Nick McCallum PRODUCED at Melbourne Studios - Filmed country Victoria


 

MAGAZINE PRESS

1986 -2014

 

Magazine Media Coverage of The Sunday Smuggler

  • o   Men's Style - Spring 2006 Issue 16 "Rot in Hell" Mark Dapin
  • o   TNT -  Issue 359 March 13 - 19 2006 "Death Sentence" Rosalind Scutt
  • o   Zoo - February 20 2006 "Pray for the Death Penalty"
  • o   FHM - November 2005 "The Prisoner" Taylor Schon
  • o   That's Life- Issue 38 Sept 21 2005 "Bali Jail Survivor" Joanne Atkinson
  • o   Marie Claire -July 2005 "Schapelle's Drug Smuggling Hell" Kate Arneman
  • o   Madison - June 2005 "Bali's Drug Death Row" Alexander Carlton
  • o   Maxim  (UK Edition) - July 2003 "Better off Dead! the man who died to escape the world's worst prison"
  • o   That's Life -  7th August 2002 "A sunset worth waiting for" Kate Parsons
  • o   Rolling Stones - 1989 "Kuta Capers" John Birmingham
  • o   Women's Day - 21st February 1989 "Mothers Pleas for Justice" Suzy Anderson
  • o   People  - 7th March 1988 "Worse than Death" by Nic Van Oudtshoorn
  • o   People  - 15th December 1986 "Aussie In Hell" John Elder