Monthly Archive: July 2017

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Molly Mae sets sail for prime-time radio debut

AN Innerleithen schoolgirl is set to make her acting debut next month – on prime time radio along with stars such as Jason Donovan and Toby Jones. Molly Mae McCusker will appear in the radio adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s best-selling novel, Alone on the Wide Wide Sea. The seven-year-old from St Ronan’s Primary had never […]

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First edition of HG Wells’ ‘The War of the Worlds’ doubles estimate at £11,000

Martians land in Surrey and terrorise much of southern England in tripedal war-machines equipped with death-rays before finally succumbing to terrestrial bacteria. That, put very simply, is the story line of HG Wells’ 1898 novel, ‘The War of the Worlds’, an apocalyptic vision that retains an iconic place in the realms of science fiction. The […]

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The Story of Doctor Kildare

        In the summer of 1949, MGM reunited Lew Ayres and Lionel Barrymore to record the radio series, The Story of Dr. Kildare, which used the concept and characters of the earlier Young Dr. Kildare...

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Powder Burns: See the West as Sheriff Burns does

        POWDER BURNS is an original Western Audio Drama about a blind sheriff – the audience “sees” the West as he does: Without sight. John Wesley Shipp (The Flash, Dawson’s Creek) takes on the title role as Emmett Burns, a Confederate General turned Texas Lawman.  Featuring a modern rock Western score by Benjamin James of Pluto Revolts in […]

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Room to explore planet’s drama bit by bit

Independent artists will present eight new productions in The Blue Room’s August to December season that will take theatregoers on a journey around and out of this world. “It’s a very timely season of work,” executive director of The Blue Room Theatre Julian Hobba said. “The individual productions speak about possession and desire, the price […]

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The Creaking Door

        This weeks winner is The Creaking Door. If you’re a fan of The Inner Sanctum or The CBS Radio Mystery Theater, than I’m sure you will like The Creaking Door which is very similar...

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‘Homecoming’ Podcast Debuts Second Season With Companion Novel

The popular scripted podcast from Gimlet Media has also landed a two-season order for a TV adaptation with Amazon. The same day that Homecoming landed a television home, the popular podcast has returned for a second season. But while much has happened for creators Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg in the seven months since the […]

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Vincent Price as Simon Templar in The Saint

The Saint was a radio adventure program in the United States that featured a character (“a swashbuckling, devil-may-care Robin Hood type who, in his attempt to help people, remained just one step ahead of the police and crooks—both of whom he combatted”) created by author Leslie Charteris. As the program’s introduction said, The Saint (the […]

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Our Independence Past, Future and Now

American Heritage Publications launches fresh take on our American heritage. Independence Now! debuts on Independence Day. Independence Now Audio Drama Understanding our national roots is critical to the future success of our country and of its citizens.San Luis Obispo, California (PRWEB)July 04, 2017 American Heritage Publications will launch its new website on Independence Day by […]

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Why America Wrote the Declaration of Independence

        by Joseph F. Kobylka         In this lecture, Professor Joseph F. Kobylka partners with The Great Courses to examine the combination of events and ideas that contributed to the development of America’s ultimate petition to...