Category: Podcast

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Leaked audio series: How a phone call changed the life of a level 300 student

In recent times, the university lifestyle has been a major centre of influence for many young people in Ghana. A few months ago, investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, in his undercover investigation, exposed the dark sides of happenings in 2 prominent universities in West Africa. Inspired by some of these happenings, award-winning radio and television […]

A telling and powerful serial podcast of ‘Richard II’ by The Public Theater

Although COVID-19 has caused the cancellation of this year’s outdoor summer performances of free Shakespeare in the Park, it hasn’t stopped The Public Theater from offering another installment of its popular annual productions from The Bard’s canon, by shifting it from “in the air to on the air.” The new podcast series of free Shakespeare […]

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10 Thrilling Audio Dramas to Transport You to Other Planes of Existence

We might all be stuck at home during social distancing, but with the weather so nice and the outdoors being generally coronavirus-lite (so long as you wear a mask), it’s good to find any excuse to go out for a long walk. We’ve compiled some more auditory inspiration to get you moving and thinking—and maybe […]

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 […]