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Dial M For Mammy: Playwright Derek releases comedic radio drama

D erek Murphy emigrated to the US in 1985 and is now happily settled on Staten Island, New York, but the talented playwright’s hometown of Ballyfermot serves as an enduring inspiration for a lot of his work. A past pupil of St John’s College De La Salle, Derek has written many plays that have been […]

The Water Street Players Bring Radio Drama To Life With “Gaslight”

During the fall, Severn School’s Water Street Players faced more challenges than ever in creating their annual fall upper school drama production. With distancing guidelines and rotating schedules, a typical performance simply was not possible. But they rose above these obstacles to create an impressive dramatic experience with the 1940s radio play “Gaslight.” The result? […]


Rockingham Library to present dramatic reading

The Rockingham Free Public library will present a virtual dramatic reading on Zoom of local author Bill Lockwood’s short story “The Kids Won’t Leave” recently published in the 2020 Fall edition of “Two Hawks Quarterly Literary Journal” on Thursday January 28 at 7:00 pm. Lockwood’s story involves a humorous look at an all-too-common phenomenon, especially […]

More Aussie TV and Radio Classics out now

Pictured above: Esme Watson (Joyce Jacobs) suffers a stroke in A Country Practice Another selection of classic Australian television and radio productions have been liberated from the archives for your viewing and listening pleasure. Via Vision Entertainment has released the fourteenth and final season of A Country Practice on DVD. The first thirteen seasons had […]


My nest isn’t empty — it’s a work in progress

As long as the grass still had permanent bald patches where our son had set up his goalposts, we could pretend our house was still full This year, we thought, we really ought to sort out the garden. The kids are off at university and the dog doesn’t dig holes like he used to. Our […]

Dr. Seuss’ “How The Grinch Stole Christmas!” read by Keith Morrison

Dr. Seuss’ “How The Grinch Stole Christmas!” read by Keith Morrison

Podcast/Article: Dr. Seuss’ “How The Grinch Stole Christmas!” read by Keith Morrison URL: Description: Every year Random House Children’s Books celebrates the Dr. Seuss classic by encouraging young readers and their families to...

The 12 Best Fiction Podcasts To Get Sucked Into

The 12 Best Fiction Podcasts To Get Sucked Into

If you’ve ever wondered what it was like in the so-called olden days when families gathered around the radio to listen to the latest adventures of Amos ‘n’ Andy and Little Orphan Annie or whatever, then you may want to check out the best fiction podcasts. Radio drama is alive and well! It has just […]

Flatlands Delivers Online Production Of Holiday Classic

The Flatlands Theatre Company pulled off a Christmas miracle of its own this past weekend with the live online production of the radio drama version of It’s a Wonderful Life. The Winkler-based theatre company had hoped to do the performance of Frank Capra’s 1946 holiday classic at the P.W. Enns Centennial Concert Hall, delivered like […]

Orlando ‘Victorian horror’ troupe Phantasmagoria is putting on haunted holiday performances online

  Photo courtesy Phantasmagoria Orlando’s own “Victorian horror” troupe, Phantasmagoria, is ringing in the holidays with online performances that indulge in a forgotten Christmas tradition of the past: telling ghost stories. There are three performances left. All are free (Phantasmagoria’s gift to you) and will stream live on the troupe’s Facebook Live page. So if […]