The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

Sonic Summerstock Playhouse S09E09: Rockets to Mars

| August 28, 2018

Tonight we conclude Sonic Summerstock Playhouse with a double feature from Narada Radio Company and “Rocket from Manhattan”, Pete Lutz producing a classic Arch Oboler play, and The Amigo Audio Collective with “The Stars are Styx” an X-Minus One presentation produced by Jeffrey Billard. Thank-you EVERYONE who made this summer season such a success!

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.

Missives from the Masters

| August 9, 2018

Archive.org isn’t just a treasure-trove of old-time radio drama, apparently, there are other great classics to appreciate like this one Radio Directing from Earle McGill who was a superstar of the Columbia Broadcasting System. Mr. McGill was a well-known directory, producer, and casting director for their Radio Workshop among other projects.  

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 205: Martin and Lewis

| January 18, 2018

Awaken 2018 with frivolity and hilarity as Lothar Tuppan leads the Amigos merrily through the “Witness to a Murder” a Martin and Lewis old time radio comedy show!

Sonic Echo 203: Space Patrooooooool!

| November 23, 2017

This month the amigos-Jeffrey, Lothar and Jack- have a look at the classic series Space Patrol with “The Prisoners of Pluto”! As brother Bill said, “OTR ROCKS!”

Vienna This Halloween Weekend!

| October 23, 2017

Virginia’s, New Vienna Community Center will help light up their 2017-2018 season with an evening of live radio dramas “In Living Sound – Back Home” for the end of October. Check out the Connection article on the upcoming performance: In its first show of the 2017-2018 season in the newly renovated Vienna Community Center, the […]