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More Australian radio drama out now

February 06, 2019 Grace Gibson Productions have released another batch of classic Australian radio serials for your listening pleasure.   In Famous Fortunes we meet misers, benefactors, squanderers and others who have built, inherited or strived to possess huge fortunes. In each self-contained episode we learn of fortunes derived from diamonds, gold, tin, postage stamps, […]

Pilgrim: BBC Radio 4 Supernatural Radio Drama Returns for 2-Part Winter Special

BBC‘s supernatural radio series Pilgrim is back for a 2-part Winter Special beginning this Monday, with part 2 coming next Monday. As the legend goes…in 1195, while on a pilgrimage to Canterbury, William Palmer (Pilgrim) was cursed with immortality by the King of the Greyfolk for denying the presence of ‘the other world’ – a […]

It’s A Wonderful Life Like You’ve Never Heard Before

You know you’re close to the holidays once the networks trot out Frank Capra’s It’s A Wonderful Life—that cinematic testament to community and how each life makes a difference in the lives of others. But the story gets a new take this holiday season at A.D. Players, which mounts Joe Landry’s It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live […]

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Greg Kinnear up for ‘War of the Worlds’ Remake Role

Greg Kinnear is reportedly circling the lead role in the upcoming European remake of War of the Worlds. The remake hails from Fox Networks Group of Europe and Africa. The report comes from Deadline, which says Kinnear has been considering the script. The series is written by Misfits creator Howard Overman. So far, no deal […]

Hit US podcast ‘Serial’ back for season three

“Serial,” the hit US internet radio sensation and most downloaded podcast in history, is back for season three. This time, focused on explaining to listeners how ordinary American criminal justice functions. Season one ultimately resulted in an appeals court ordering a retrial in a murder case. Season two focused on a soldier who deserted in […]

A new antenna using single atoms could usher in the age of atomic radio

In the 1950s, atomic clocks revolutionized precision time-keeping. Now we may be on the verge of so-called “atomic radio,” thanks to the development of a new type of antenna capable of receiving signals across a much wider range of frequencies (more than four octaves) that is highly resistant to electromagnetic interference. An antenna is typically […]

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Nowhere safe from Daleks thanks to new surround sound technology

Young Doctor Who fans may soon find that the sofa is not the refuge it once was. The monster will get you there too, jumping out of big brother’s carefully positioned smartphone. Pioneering audio technology being tested by the BBC will allow mobile phones, laptops and other wi-fi devices with speakers to become part of […]