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Radio drama educates, entertains during COVID-19 crisis

A community radio in Darjeeling has come up with a novel way to instruct and entertain its listeners during the lock down and self isolation caused by COVID-19 through radio plays on social issues. “We are holding a Radio drama series from Monday, March 23, during which we will feature a series of social dramas […]

Doctor Who’s David Tennant & Catherine Tate Reunite for Donna Audio Story

Doctor Who with David Tennant and Catherine Tate returned together to make a radio drama focusing on their character, Donna Noble. Tennant, the 10th doctor who restarted the long-standing British show, began working with Tate in the mid-2000s and recently collaborated with Big Finish on a radio play that depicted the adventures of fictional couples […]

TALES FROM BEYOND THE PALE: Two New Tales Coming This Month

Heads up to fans of radio plays and horror and the combination of the two. Tales From Beyond the Pale, the horror radio drama series created by Glenn McQuaid and Larry Fessenden is dropping two new episodes in the next week. The first episode Die Sleeping My Sweet drops tomorrow, just in time for Valentine’s […]

Podcast, ‘The Seventh Daughter,’ Is A Callback To The Golden Age Of Radio

In the first week since its launch, “The Seventh Daughter” has been downloaded almost 64,000 times. Credit Courtesy of iHeart Media Audio version of this story here. Before television, families would gather around their radios for dramatic and comic entertainment. Atlanta filmmaker and podcast creator, Bret Wood, harkens back to the golden age of radio […]

Podcast revolution: The rise and rise of audio storytelling

  The state of audio drama in 2020 is wildly different from ten years ago when audio, or rather radio drama, was in decline across much of the English-speaking world. Drama had been dropped from radio stations in the US, was being phased out from popular listening in Canada and faced budget cuts in the […]

Foxboro native writes chart-topping podcast in LA

This photo was taken in the studio where Foxboro native Jeff Baker’s podcast was recorded. Baker is on the left on the couch, next to producer Elliot Wolf. In the foreground, director Shawn Christensen is sitting at the table talking to “Hunted” star Parker Posey.   #inform-video-player-1 .inform-embed { margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; } #inform-video-player-2 […]

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Listen to These on a Midnight Dreary

“Very well, I admit the deed! Tear up the planks! Here! Here! It is the beating of the old man’s hideous heart!” This is the climax to Edgar Allen Poe’s horror classic “The Tell-Tale Heart.” And like many a classic, it’s a familiar tale that becomes fresh again when the retelling is new and different. […]

‘Star Wars,’ The Trilogy That NPR Turned Into Radio Drama

The ninth episode of Star Wars blasts into theaters this weekend, more than 40 years since the release of George Lucas’ original hit movie. Back then, NPR got in on Star Wars saga action, creating a radio drama of that original episode. In 1981, George Lucas sold the radio rights for $1, and the network […]