Monthly Archive: September 2017

Oliver Twist

Audio Download Product Details Author Charles Dickens Publisher Lit2Go Unabridged Edition Description Oliver Twist is Charles Dickens’ second novel. It is about a boy named Oliver Twist, who escapes from a workhouse and meets a gang of pickpockets in London. The novel is one of Dickens’s most well-known works, and has been the subject of […]

The Secrets of Scotland Yard

The Secrets of Scotland Yard

        Hello and welcome again to the Friday 4 pack brought to you by Brando Classic old time radio. Today is Friday, September 29th 2017. This week’s winner is The Secrets of Scotland Yard. The...

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And Now Gangbusters

        Gang Busters was an American dramatic radio program heralded as “the only national program that brings you authentic police case histories.” It premiered as G-Men, sponsored by Chevrolet, on July 20, 1935. After the...

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The Fat Man

        The Fat Man, a popular radio show during the 1940s and early 1950s was a detective drama created by (or at least credited to) Dashiell Hammett. It starred J. Scott Smart in the title...

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The BBC is working on an interactive audio drama for Alexa and Google Home

        The BBC has a long-history in audio dramas (it started out as a radio broadcaster after all) but the latest project from its R&D department promises something a little different.         Instead of the linear narrative of a typical radio play, the new drama – produced in collaboration with Rosina Sound – is interactive. The narrator […]