The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

Sonic Echo: 302 The Stars are Styx

| October 18, 2018

Tonight on Sonic Echo, Jeffrey Billard brings to the Amigos a special episode of the classic X-Minus One science-fiction anthology series- “The Stars are Styx”. This show was masterfully recreated by Billard in last season’s Sonic Summerstock Playhouse.

Sonic Echo: 301 Nightfall with Tanja

| September 20, 2018

Tonight in a cross-over extra of the Sonic Summer Parlour series, the Queen of Audio Drama- Tanja Milojevic from Lightning Bolt Theatre of the Mind joins our Amigos Lothar Tuppan, Jeffrey Billard, and Jack Ward to discuss a classic episode of Nightfall from CBC radio- “Beauty’s Beast!”

Sonic Echo 212: Summer Parlour- Johnny Got His Gun

| August 23, 2018

Jeffrey Billard, Lothar Tuppan, and Jack Ward greet our final guest in the parlour this summer. Craig Robotham joins us from Weird World Studios to talk about one of his favourite Arch Oboler plays from the Dalton Trumbo novel Johnny Got His Gun starring Jimmy Cagney. Apologies for the poor sound quality…

Nazi Eyes

| August 19, 2018

A new Facebook group appreciating classic old-time radio from the north : Canadian Old Time Radio. One of the shows was a five-episode series called Nazi Eyes on Canada. Rumour in the group is that there are six episodes but one was lost. Have a listen back to 1942… in simpler, yet dangerous times.

Sonic 211: Summer Parlour- Could Be

| July 19, 2018

Tonight Richard Frohlich from Texas Radio Theatre joins the Amigos for an exploration into the most geopolitical radio show in the history of the Sonic Society, Norman Corwin‘s “Could Be”. Have a listen yourself and consider whether you too could be part of a better future world! Mentioned in the discussion: H.G. Wells Things to Come- […]

Sonic 210: Summer Parlour- Fibber McGee & Molly & Pete

| June 21, 2018

Pete Lutz from the amazing Narada Radio Company joins the Amigos for the first of their summer parlour series. Pete provides a touching look at one of his favourite shows Fibber McGee and Molly with the end of season episode- Canoe Trip Try out the Fibber McGee and Molly Trivia Game yourself BEFORE you listen […]

Sonic 209: Sherlock Holmes

| May 17, 2018

Tonight Jeffrey Billard, Lothar Tuppan, and Jack meet to talk about another of the Amigo’s favourite shows- The New Adventures  of Sherlock Holmes and The Speckled Band! The Amigos talk about the various incarnations of Sherlock and Watson and how incredible the team of Rathbone and Bruce were through this, one of the most popular […]

Sonic 208: Night Beat

| April 19, 2018

Lothar Tuppan brings the Amigos an incredible episode “They” of the classic, Night Beat. Jeff, Jack and Lothar talk all things goodness about noir, dramatic serials and the incredible night of the Night Beat.

Sonic Echo 207: Luke Slaughter of Tombstone

| March 22, 2018

Tonight the Amigos saddle up as they ride hard through the Old West to bring us Luke Slaughter of Tombstone and “Yankee Pride”.

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”!