The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

25th Annual Radio Playwriting Competition

| October 15, 2015

“Creative Writing is a vibrant subject area at The Open University, with courses from beginner and undergraduate, to MA and PhD level. We are thrilled to collaborate with BBC World Service in this important and unique competition, encouraging and supporting talent internationally.” So says Doctor Derek Neale of The Open University Faculty of Arts in consideration […]

Key Listening for Halo Fans

| October 14, 2015

Tom Meadows waxes absolute poetry in describing his love for the audio adventures of Hunt the Truth in his article at Listening to HUNT the TRUTH provoked nostalgia in me, bringing back those memories of The Shadow. In some way, it felt as though I was a child again. Radio Dramas and Audio Series […]

Episode 441- Last Days

| October 13, 2015

Jashae Slaughter’s science fiction epic Last Day: Origins episodes one and two is our feature tonight on the Sonic Society and your hosts, as always, are David Ault and Jack Ward.

From Tape to Strip

| October 11, 2015

From audio tape to film strip as hit Radio 4 play from Morwenna Banks makes its way to Hollywood. Great audio drama scripts get worked into movies at times and this story about the tragedy of cancer among a group of friends is no exception. Banks who has made a name for herself writing comedic characters […]

From Radio Play to Stage Play

| October 10, 2015

Through the years we’ve seen many adaptations from movies, stage, and novel form into the medium of audio drama. It’s rare to see the reverse, but Sam Wheeler from Bates College is taking Norman Corwin’s famous “They Fly through the Air with the Greatest of Ease” and adding stage directions and elements to contextualize to a […]

Count Your Stages!

| October 9, 2015

It seems like everyone everywhere are getting into the act. Radio Drama on the stage is a fantastic way to get a production mounted and shown to audiences. Main Street Theatre is no exception. October 23rd, 24th and 25th at the Native Sons Hall, in Sutter Creek, MST proudly presents “The Count of Monte Cristo” one […]

Biff Straker- The Fallen Angel Year Zero, Episode Three

| October 9, 2015

Awakening from a fall through the shanty town of Geln, Biff sees a rocket ship crash and meets up with Commander Angela Degan and Professor Ildeen Thermopoli of Nova Command!

Locke & Key-ed In!

| October 7, 2015

Long time friend of the Society and host of the awesome Radio Drama Revival, Fred Greenhalgh and his production company FinalRune Productions have worked together with Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez to reproduce their hit graphic novel Locke & Key as a powerful audio drama with over fifty actors including such stars as Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black), […]

Episode 440- Black Tape Side 3

| October 6, 2015

Tonight on the Sonic Society we settle into episode three of the incredible new smash hit The Black Tapes Podcast, with thanks to Paul Bae and Terry Miles and their crew. Sit back and enjoy. And as if to get into the spirit, there was something rather weird in the recording of this introduction. Pro Tools […]

A Little Theatre with your Curry?

| October 6, 2015

As we wish the best for his recovery, Tim Curry explains why he loves audio theatre in this rare behind the scenes look at Tales from the Crypt the radio plays. A great reminder that Horror Month in the AD world is our favourite time of year!