The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

Episode 549: Dark Vitals

| February 27, 2018

Tonight Mark Slade’s impressive Blood Noir Episode 4 along with the first two in the series of Chow for the Koi from Nick Cox should keep your audio hunger fed for another week!

Better to Burn Out…

| February 27, 2018

The Guardian has a wonderful article about the importance of radio drama in Africa. No other medium is so important for a diverse society. Television and movies still remain within the reach of the relatively wealthy. Storytellers may reign as the most fundamental speakers of tales, but only radio drama has the power to reach […]

Riotous Review

| February 25, 2018

The Guardian produced an article asking what was happening in The week in radio and podcasts: Riot Girls; Between the Ears: A Cow a Day. Miranda Sawyer has problems with much of the dialogue in modern audio dramas. Here’s a snippet of her article: Radio drama. Oh God. I try, really I do, but so […]

Should Radio Drama Be More Realistic?

| February 25, 2018

This article in The Guardian asks the question: Should Radio Drama Be More Realistic? Fiona Morrell as the question. Here’s her argument. What do you think? I’ve recently been working with the playwright Nell Dunn, directing her latest play, Home Death, at the Finborough theatre. The play examines the palliative care system through the eyes of people […]

Therapeutic Theatre

| February 24, 2018

Relief Web International explores the value of socially active radio drama considering specifically Syrian refugees. Charlotte Eagar writes about an incredible program from The Trojan Woman Project called Queens of Syria: Two Syrian women are arguing into a microphone. “I don’t want to see anyone,” Fatima shouts at Reem. “You invited him! You sort it out!” […]

Sonic Echo 206: Dangerous Assignment

| February 22, 2018

Tonight on Sonic Echo, brother Jeffrey Billard brings a Dangerous Assignment to his amigos Lothar Tuppan and Jack Ward as they seek out “Sunken Ships”!

Dystopian Dialogue

| February 21, 2018

Third Coast Review provides a fascinating article interviewing Jeffery Gardner from Our Fair City. “Greetings, policies.” If you know about the HartLife Insurance Company, the mole people revolution, or urban legends of ant-people, then chances are you’ve listened to Chicago’s ongoing podcast radio drama, Our Fair City. Now in its eighth season, Our Fair City is the continuing story […]

Episode 548: Wind in the Audios

| February 20, 2018

Tonight Jack bids David a fond farewell for his No Sleep Live tour with a little taste of the English Countryside as Radio Theater Project presents “The Wind in the Willows” adapted from Kenneth Grahame’s classic.

Who Do You Have Read Your Scripts?

| February 17, 2018

The Book Designer provides and article directed right to our content providers: Reality Check for Authors… What were you Thinking? The article asks, “Who are in your inner circle?” and that brings up the big question for Audio Scriptwriters- Who do you show your scripts to? Who do you trust? According to the article, consider […]

Memorizing Lines

| February 15, 2018

If you’re anything like me, you’ve got trouble memorizing lines. Of course most actors in the Audio Drama world work in studio and this isn’t so much of a problem, however there may be value in memorizing some large text or being better prepared if you’re doing a live performance. Regardless, thanks to brother Jeffrey […]