Free Downloads of Classics Radio Dramas

Here is an archive of all of the 'classics' themed radio drama shows we have played over the years. All shows are free to download, however if you like it we hope you'll explore more shows by the artist and support them. "Classics" is this context means shows based on famous texts, not 'classic' in the sense that they are the most famous radio dramas ever made.

Episode 308 – Marley’s Ghost Rattles His Chains

For our kick-off to the holiday season, we have the Christmas classic “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, in a new adaptation by Shane Salk, featuring a star-studded cast. Salk’s fresh take on the classic puts the ghosts back full force in the story of Scrooge, pressed on the full palette of your imagination. ¬†Featuring […]

Episode 303 – Day of the Dead Returns to New Orleans

Six years later, we revisit the radio drama that started it all for us – the retelling of Orpheus and Eurydice set in New Orleans, Day of the Dead. We’ve touched up our first radio drama with some new sounds of New Orleans and what we could to polish the performances. Set in the Crescent […]

Episode 258: A Christmas Special that Overrules a Horrendous Plot

Photo by kevin dooley Yuletide greetings dramatites! We’re delighted to share with you a 2008 retelling of a treasure from the golden age of radio, Norman Corwin‘s “The Plot to Overthrow Christmas,” revamped for you by our good friend Richard Fish. This 35 minute romp of rhyming verse introduces us to Nero, violining in hell, […]

Episode 257: The Monte Christoan Count Gets His Revenge

This week we have the second installment of the classic The Count of Monte Christo by Alexander Dumas, dramatized for you by Lifehouse Theatre on the Air. With origins in California-based community theatre, LifeHouse Theater On-The-Air is a new effort to create dynamic audio drama to entertain and educate audiences of all ages and walks […]

Episode 256: A Swashbuckling Embarcation of the Holiday Season

OK, so we’re not quite edging into what would be traditionally called “Holiday Programming” here, but we do have a wonderful treat – the swashbuckling classic The Count of Monte Christo by Alexander Dumas, dramatized for you by Lifehouse Theatre on the Air. With origins in California-based community theatre, LifeHouse Theater On-The-Air is a new […]

Episode 255: Sweeney Todd’s Barbary Falls in a Trap

This week we are thrilled to be featuring work by Grammy-nominated dramaturge Yuri Rasovsky, whose 2012 production The Mark of Zorro is up for Best Spoken Word Album of the Year. We hear a teaser from that new work available either through Blackstone Audiobooks or on Audible. Also in this edition is Captain Radio, with […]

Episode 254: A Barbarous Black Friday with Sweeney Todd

Week 3 continues our foray into 19th century London, where Fleet Street is home to the “Demon Barber” Sweeney Todd, a snickering, dour man whose customers mysteriously disappear, only to reappear in pies at the neighboring pie shoppe. But when a man bringing word of Martin Gestry – a lovesick sailor – disappears along with […]

Episode 253: A Bit More Polishing Off from Olde Sweeney Todd

We return again to 19th century London, where Fleet Street is home to the “Demon Barber” Sweeney Todd, a snickering, dour man whose customers mysteriously disappear, only to reappear in pies at the neighboring pie shoppe. But when a man bringing word of Martin Gestry – a lovesick sailor – disappears along with a string […]

Episode 227 – Eurydice Goes Down, Down, Down

Well, they call it Greek tragedy for a reason – and we have it in full force this week with the conclusion of Roger Gregg’s The Stuff of Myth. Orpheus finally gets his chance to plead for his Eurydice back and – by God – he gets her! But whatever you do, dude… don’t look […]

Episode 226 – Orpheus’ One True Love, Pendant Power and Rats

The seductive backdrop of Ancient Greece returns in sticky sweet splendor in round 3 of Roger Gregg’s The Stuff of Myth. Orpheus recounts the journey to find – and lose – his one true love, Eurydice. In this installment Orpheus finally meets, and loses, his one true love. Tragedy at its funniest! This great production […]

Episode 225 – Sprites and Satyrs, and Cables hit the Ace

The saucy splendor of Ancient Greece heats up this week as Orpheus recounts the journey to find – and lose – his one true love, Eurydice. In this installment we meet some nymphs, a romping satyr, and a career on the road that ends in a doozy. This great production won a Gold Ogle in […]