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Best of the Classic Radio Drama?

| April 20, 2016

This article on Geekscape was floating around the Internets, and we’re a little upset we didn’t see it sooner. The author, Witney, provides a list of the top ten old time radio dramas along with links. The shows selected are in order… 10. Brave New World 9. Superman 8. Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar 7. Escape “Three […]

His Voice was “Magically Delicious”

| April 12, 2016

Great loss to the world of radio drama and voice acting on April 10th, when Arthur Anderson passed away at the age of 93. The New York Times article reported: Arthur Anderson, who performed on radio as a teenager with Orson Welles’s Mercury Theater and appeared on Broadway, in films and on television, but whose most […]

Sonic Echo- 0109- A Star Falls to Earth

| October 31, 2014

In our last look at October Orson Month, we present the show that made Orson Welles a superstar and infamous. This Halloween Eve we present Mercury Theatre on the Air’s adaptation of the H.G. Wells’ classic science fiction terror “War of the Worlds”

Sonic Echo- 0107- A Geste of Orson’s

| October 17, 2014

  Orson Welles’ Mercury Theatre on the Air produced a staggering number of adaptations of classic fiction and drama. One of the least quoted but one of Jack’s favourites is the immortal tale of the desert “Beau Geste”, our feature for tonight’s October Orson month!