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Birmingham theater group finds radio journey works best in pandemic

Marcus Laban is a veteran actor, director and producer, but he’s never performed in, directed or produced anything quite like “The Two Gentlemen of Verona.” And even though the Birmingham Village Players member says it was a “fun challenge,” if he’s being totally honest he hopes it’s the last time he’s involved in such a […]

4 fantastic resources for audio drama

Before the telly found its place in every home, families gathered around the radio most nights to listen to voice actors enact riveting dramas. Deprived of visuals, listeners were forced to imagine what was being played out, and this further heightened the entire aural experience. Now, over 50 years later, radio dramas are seeing a […]

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If You’re Looking For Amarillo Podcasts, Here’s a Good Start

I’ve cracked jokes about how pretentious some people can be about podcasts, but I have nothing against podcasts or their creators. I even have a few I enjoy. With the popularity of podcasts increasing, and considering how easy they are to produce, I decided to see how many podcasts I could find based in Amarillo. […]

New Light Theater Project Releases First Two Episodes Of INVINCIBLE ONES

New Light Theater Project Releases First Two Episodes Of INVINCIBLE ONES

New Light Theater Project releases a new episodic radio drama, Invincible Ones, based on the play by Samantha Cooper. Reeling from their best friend’s death, a group of women face what their lives look like in the aftermath. In the wake of loss, they each attempt to answer seemingly unanswerable questions: Who will give the […]

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? […]

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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 […]

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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 […]