Monthly Archive: February 2017

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Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis

Martin and Lewis were an American comedy duo, comprising singer Dean Martin (as the “straight man”) and comedian Jerry Lewis (as his stooge). The pair worked together in nightclubs, on radio and television, and...

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“HOLLYWOOD & CRIME” graphic docudrama commemorates Black Dahlia 70th anniversary!

Many avid horror fans cherish gruesome fictional stories, film plots and characters, but many can also appreciate the depiction of a terrifying true crime story as well. A new graphic docudrama series, “HOLLYWOOD & CRIME,” has been unearthed and is an investigative podcast that focuses on Hollywood’s most notorious crimes. The first series examines the “Black Dahlia” murder case to commemorate […]

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A BBC drama-documentary will delve into one of the biggest disasters in Dover history

The roll-on roll-off ferry capsized moments after leaving the Belgian port of Zeebrugge in 1987 A BBC drama-documentary will delve into one of the biggest disasters to affect Dover – the sinking of the Herald of Free Enterprise. The roll-on roll-off ferry capsized moments after leaving the Belgian port of Zeebrugge on the night of […]

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Val McDermid writes apocalyptic Radio 4 drama about antibiotic resistance

Val McDermid has written an apocalyptic science thriller on the failure of antibiotics for BBC Radio 4, entitled “Resistance”. The three-part drama was written exclusively for the radio station, reflecting concern within the scientific community about the rise of antibiotic resistance, through the Experimental Stories scheme, the BBC Radio 4 and Wellcome’s annual two-day workshop in which radio writers and producers work with researchers […]

Real-life concerns of scientists inspire Val McDermid drama on deadly outbreak0

Real-life concerns of scientists inspire Val McDermid drama on deadly outbreak

Leading Scottish crime writer Val McDermid has written a new BBC drama about an apocalyptic epidemic – based on the real-life concerns of scientists. Their concerns about the rise of antiobiotic resistance across the planet will be replayed out in the Radio serial about a mystery illness which engulfs a music festival. Our Friends In […]

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‘Terms’ is a new Dallas-based fiction podcast about a Trump-like president-elect who must be stopped

A popular president, closing out his second term, will soon leave office. The president-elect is a loud-mouthed demagogue, a Republican, who loses the popular vote but wins the Electoral College. He has a problem observing boundaries. You may find it hard to believe, but this is the plot of a new Dallas-based audio drama that […]

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Terms: Emily Hall’s political Podcast Pick

Fans of House of Cards will love this political audio drama, which, although highly reminiscent of the recent US election, was supposedly in the works long before the outcome was known. In Terms, a populous candidate with controversial, conservative opinions is elected the president of the United States, but the popular current Republican president is […]