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News: BBC Audio Drama Awards Shortlist Announced

The shortlist for the BBC Audio Drama Awards 2020 has been revealed, with Alexei Sayle, Kevin Eldon and Terry Alderton among those in contention for one of the comedy awards. Their shows are nominated in the Best Scripted Comedy Sketch Show category alongside The Damien Slash Mixtape, Dead Ringers and The Halloween Skewer. Details below. The Best Scripted […]

You’re Missing Out On The Best Kind Of Podcast

Illustration: Jim Cooke / Photos: Shutterstock Everyone should be listening to an audio drama podcast — the kind of podcast that plays out like theatre or movies or TV. Listening to podcasts without any audio dramas like watching TV without ever trying Game of Thrones or Arrested Development or Orange Is the New Black. And […]


Iconic Radio Drama Moves From Broadcast To Podcast

When Writer-Performer Mara Purl created her radio drama, she could never have predicted it would become the first American radio serial ever broadcast on BBC Radio, nor that it would reach a stunning listener base of 4.5 million. “Daring to broadcast an American drama on the same air waves occupied by the finest radio dramas […]


Turn Old Radio Shows and Audiobooks Into Podcasts With Fourble

Radio show archives are hard to find; when they’re available at all, it’s often in awkward formats. (To get my hands on the radio sitcom Cabin Pressure, I had to buy one season as a music album and another as an audiobook.) You can find some shows on the Internet Archive, but listening to them […]

We’re Alive

Sounds Scary: We’re Alive

Every other Sunday, we’ll be highlighting the best in scary audio storytelling, be it podcasts, audiobooks, radio plays, and more. This is Sounds Scary. This Sunday we’re listening to the first season of KC Wayland’s zombie apocalypse audio drama We’re Alive. Zombies. The word immediately conjures tidal waves of green-brown undead marching towards total world […]

RG Productions performing Orson Welles’ “Treasure Island” radio drama

RG Productions is performing the classic radio version of “Treasure Island” 2 p.m. Saturday (Aug. 3) at the Kenosha History Center, 220 51st Place. Robert Louis Stevenson’s beloved 1883 novel was originally adapted by Kenosha native Orson Welles and his Mercury Theater. “Our cast is most excited to bring their inner pirates to life,” said […]


The ‘Citizen Kane’ Screenplay Controversy

The real story behind the events that inspired David Fincher’s new movie about one of Hollywood’s great controversies. We’ve been impatiently waiting for an announcement about David Fincher‘s next movie and finally have some good news. Deadline reports that he’ll be teaming up with Netflix for a black and white biography chronicling the life of […]


War of the Worlds TV Show Photos Reveal First Look At Modern-Set Adaptation

The first photos have arrived from the upcoming modern-set adaptation of H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds, starring Gabriel Byrne and Elizabeth McGovern. The series was developed for TV by Canal Plus, Fox Networks Group Europe & Africa, and AGC Television, and is currently seeking networks to pick it up in the U.S. and Europe. Published in […]

Hit show ‘Orphan Black’ series returning as audio drama

LOS ANGELES, June 15 — Tatiana Maslany will return to her multi-role, five-season performance in clone conspiracy show Orphan Black with a ten-episode audio drama called Orphan Black: The Next Chapter. Distributed by specialist audio publisher Serial Box, “Orphan Black: The Next Chapter” is set to debut in the next few months, with TV series […]