The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

Welcome To The Sonic Society!

Each week Jack Ward and David Ault are pleased to showcase the very best Modern Audio Theatre (Radio Drama) from around the world. From the days of Old Time Radio in the early 20th century until the modern age of broadcasts, podcasts, and streaming simulcasts, audio plays are movies for the mind!

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Sonic Society #670– Shadow Fools

Posted By on January 3, 2021

We begin the year with a mugful of David Ault along with his collaborators Mark Nixon and Elie Hirschman with Shadows at the Door and “The Signalman” and “Warning to the Curious” with the hilarious Cool Fool “Byron vs the Mega-Shark”! Tales to start a new decade by. Happy New Year everyone!

Sonic Speaks 0506: Nightfall #6: Neil Marsh

Posted By on December 27, 2020

In our final look back at 40 years of the classic Silver Age series- Nightfall from the CBC, Jack speaks to Nightfall super fan and marvelous director, writer, and actor- Neil Marsh!

Sonic Society #669- Fairy Stockings

Posted By on December 27, 2020

From our Sonic stockings this year, Jack and David open up a variety of shorts including some family-friendly tales like The Fairy-Tale Mysteries Radio Show Episode #1-Spoiled Pork from Jim Nelson and Fraser Valley Gilbert and Sullivan Society along with Owen McCuen‘s “Yo Ho Ho Santa and Blackbeard Christmas Adventure”, and finally from The Temp– “A Christmas Stocking Full of Easter Eggs”. Happy Christmas and Season’s Greetings one and all!

Sonic Echo: 410 Western Adventures: The Last Roundup

Posted By on December 20, 2020

Ride with the Amigos one last time as they take a last look at their Western season exploring what we learned from the stories from the Old West!

Project Audion Episode 13: “The Plot To Overthrow Christmas”

Posted By on December 20, 2020

Lothar Tuppan brings with the kind permission of Larry Groebe the Project Audion has lovingly recreated Norman Corwin’s charming 1938 radio fantasy using some of our best cross-country vocal talent performing live, augmented by a few visual effects. Another wonderful seasonal performance!

Sonic Society #668- Santa Galactic

Posted By on December 20, 2020

It’s just days from Christmas and right on time Halifax’s own Lion’s Den Theatre from Keith Morrison adapts their seasonal delight from the stage, the hilarious B-flick “Santa Conquers the Martians” in an extended Sonic Society feature!

Sonic Speaks 0505: Nightfall #5: Tim Wynne-Jones

Posted By on December 13, 2020

In our continued 40th anniversary look back at the classic Silver Age series- Nightfall from the CBC, Jack speaks to esteemed Canadian writer, composer, and Nightfall alum radio dramatist- Tim Wynne-Jones.

Sonic Society #667- Black Ace

Posted By on December 13, 2020

As we come closer to Christmas, David and Jack bring the Ace Galaksi special from Maissa Bessada entitled “An Unwritten Christmas” along with Matt Leong’s tale “Black Boxes”!

Sonic Speaks 0503B: Shades of Vengeance Audio Kickstarter 2!

Posted By on December 6, 2020

Ed Jowett returns from Shades of Vengeance to talk more new audio drama and his Kickstarter campaign!

Sonic Society #666- Strange Metal

Posted By on December 6, 2020

This week on the Sonic Society we complete “The Stranger Among Us” by MP Johnson and Daniel P Ramirez and revisit Battleground Productions with Brass #30: Summits and Revelations the season three finale getting you excited for season four! It’s Audio Drama Time!