The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

A Celebration of War!

| October 31, 2013

It’s been 75 years today that radio took America by storm. ┬áThat King of Radio Theatre, Orson Welles had convinced those who were glued to their sets that the Martians had invaded, and the rest was history. No one questioned the power of the audio story again, nor the way it could rivet a listener […]

Episode 342- A Colonial Finale

| July 9, 2013

In the finale for Season 8, thanks to incredible generosity of Jerry Robbins and the award winning, constant classic producing Colonial Radio Theatre team we have two phenomenal shows from their fantastic series: “Father Brown Mysteries” and “Jeeves and Wooster”

A Sonic Special Reflection on Ray Bradbury

| July 10, 2012

Jack introduces Jerry Robbins from “Colonial Chat” to talk about the life and works of the amazing Ray Bradbury who recently passed at 91 years young.

Jack and Vincent Price…

| April 28, 2011

It was an opportunity that made me giddy at the thought. Vincent Price… the master of horror, the voice of so many great OTR shows I remembered, and an offer from Colonial Radio Theatre my favourite audio drama company to write a script for the comic line from Bluewater. And now it’s out for everyone […]

Chronicles of Mars!

| April 10, 2011

Here’s a treat! Colonial Radio Theatre (Check out their new gorgeous look for the website) unveils a large trailer of their adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s Martian Chronicles. What a great collaboration this has been in the audio world! CRT and Bradbury have put together other great gems like The Halloween Tree Something Wicked this Way […]

Priceless News

| April 3, 2011

THIS JUST IN…. from Jerry Robbins and Colonial Radio Theatre and their collaboration making audio drama adaptations of ‘Vincent Price Presents’ Comics have accepted Jack J. Ward’s adaptation “Family of the Night” and will release the episode October 4th, 2011. Mr. Ward is already hard at work on another adaptation for Colonial Radio and is […]

Buck Public!

| November 15, 2010

Perfect timing for the holidays! Pick up a couple of copies of Colonial Radio Theatre‘s “Buck Alice and the Actor-Robot” by the always clever and wry pen of Walter Koenig. Working together on this project Mr. Koenig and Jerry Robbins have put together a triumph of a science fiction audio drama! Listen to this fun […]

Audio Me, Ray Bradbury

| October 24, 2010

Looking for an extra squeal of delight this horror season? May we recommend the amazing Halloween Tree from Colonial Radio Theatre. Not only is it Bradbury approved, it’s the best adaptation of this classic tale. The dramatization is also a winner in the stores showing up as the number one drama sold of Bradbury’s work […]

Circle them Wagons. Its the Indys!

| September 30, 2010

The College Hill Independents that is! Radio Drama Revival’s Fred Greenhalgh gives Audio Drama a boost in one of the more recent articles on the re-emergence of audio theatre with the growth of the Internet in a piece called Airwave Renaissance by Natalie Jablonski. We have a little wince when we see words like “we […]

Jack’s Price…

| August 9, 2010

Our very own Jack J. Ward is smiling a whole lot through the fear lately- Vincent Price style fear! We already told you that Colonial Radio Theatre is producing Audio Dramas based on the Blue Water Comics. Well Jack is going to be working hard at his desk penning some of those Audio Drama adaptations […]