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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 […]

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The War of the Worlds

        This Week’s Winner is H.G. Wells Classic The War of the Worlds performed by Orson Welles and the Mercury Theater on the air.  This show was originally aired on Halloween night, 1938 and boy...

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Moby Dick Podcast

by Herman Melville Product Details Host Herman Melville Narrator Doug Brown Description Moby Dick by Herman Melville. Read by Doug Brown.

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The Whistler is the Winner

        A character known only as the Whistler has been the host and narrator of the stories, which focused on crime and destiny. He commented directly taunting the personalities, innocent or guilty. The stories followed...

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The Adventures of Frank Race

        The Adventures of Frank Race ran for 43 episodes starting in 1949. The title role was played by Tom Collins for the first 22 shows and then Paul Dubov took over the lead spot...

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Radio 4’s adaptation of Midnight’s Children would have been unthinkable a few years ago

Bold programming by the powers-that-be at Radio 4 meant it was possible to listen to all seven episodes of Ayeesha Menon’s adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children in a single day on Tuesday, exactly 70 years since independent India was born, and Pakistan created. Four and three-quarter hours of meticulously crafted drama (directed by Tracey […]

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Galway radio drama set to national broadcast

Radio drama – recorded in the Flirt FM Studios in NUI Galway to be heard on Newstalk 106-108fm BY KERNAN ANDREWS  Galway Advertiser, Thu, Aug 17, 2017 A Pilot’s Honour producer Alan Meaney, director Jason Gill, and actors Joe Steiner and Martina Dolan. A LOCALLY made radio drama – recorded in the Flirt FM Studios […]