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Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

Brandon Seeks Audio Actors

| February 29, 2016

Superman may soon be flying again and Dick Tracy will be speaking into his two-way radio as Kathy Mathis, director at the Brandon Town Players, looks to find actors to fill the roles of the classic OTR radio plays. Mathis plans to have the actors dressed in period garb and perform the plays on stage as […]

Downtown Abbey

| February 29, 2016

A Moab Sun News article points to a radio station, KZMU to broadcast an original comedy series from Moab, Utah. This grassroots, solar powered station brings their listeners Downtown Abbey starting its run on February 20th. The KZMU manager Marty Durlin penned a satirical radio drama, which “takes place in a parallel universe and features Edward Abbey’s […]

In the Beginning

| February 28, 2016

Series writer, director and producer Kevin Herren is creating “In the Beginning”, an audio drama series of Biblical stories brought to life in the style of yesteryear’s radio dramas, complete with some of Hollywood’s best voice talent and high production values. From the PRNewswire article:  “In the Beginning” is distributed by Blackstone Audio, the nation’s largest audiobook […]

Trench-ant Audio Goodies

| February 27, 2016

Go grab yourself the six great episodes of Drayton Trench: Great Caesar’s Ghost in this download page today! Zut Alors Theatre describes Drayton Trench as, “an original comedy detective radio serial by David K Barnes recorded at the National Theatre.” So have a listen today!  


| February 27, 2016

From the Christian Examiner article great news for Neil Gaiman and Dirk Maggs fans everywhere. Another broadcasting even for Neverwhere! The cast includes “X-Men” star James McAvoy, “Game of Thrones” star Natalie Dormer, “Sherlock” actor Benedict Cumberbatch and Gaiman himself voiced a couple of characters like Figgis. Other cast members include: David Harewood, Sophie Okonedo, Anthony Head, David […]

The C in BBC Stands for Comedy

| February 26, 2016

While the “C” in BBC actually stands for Corporation, it might as well, be comedy as BBC4 historical sit-com called “Plum House”. Starring Simon Callow, Miles Jupp and Jane Horrocks. The Chortle article describes the six-part series as one that shows: Peter Knight, curator of Plum House, former dwelling of poet and artist George Pudding, with Jupp […]

Everything Gold(en) is New Again!

| February 25, 2016

Meadville Community Theatre is working this week to bring back two classic golden age radio drama shows: Sorry, Wrong Number, and Cancelled. as one-act plays from Feb 19th to the 28th at 8 pm on weekdays and with 2 pm matinee performances at the Meadville Community Theatre’s stage in the Odd Fellows Building, 400 N. Main […]

The Light of September

| February 25, 2016

What chance do Sylvester McCoy, Tamsin Greig, and Tuppence Middleton have in being in an audio drama together? Well, if its from the team that brought you The Minister of Chance, all stars appear to be aligned for The Light of September. This audio drama sci-fi series has been inspired by the teachings of Albert […]


| February 25, 2016

One of the incredible benefits of audio drama is how it can affect rural areas and places where video is not as available. The series Crossroads aims at creating awareness about the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa. The Protocol involved helps provide women with information on a wide […]

Scotland Saves the World!

| February 25, 2016

Nicola Sturgeon has the challenge of her life. She’s to save the world from alien invasion! The first time an actor was called upon to do this may have been Orson Welles, but it was hardly the last. BBC 4 has Sturgeon playing in a modern retelling of the classic John Wyndham 1953 apocalyptic novel […]