Free Downloads of Comedy Radio Dramas

Here is an archive of all of the 'comedy' 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. Our sense of humor is pretty odd, there are plenty of 'satire' shows that fall into this category as well as crossover (i.e. 'sci fi comedy') that you'll find it. You won't find much in the way of stand-up comedy or spoken word.

Episode 434 – Starlight Radio Dreams

This week, we get SILLY with a little Starlight Radio Dreams – a live variety show recorded in Chicago by veterans of Chicago’s theater scene. Starlight Radio Dreams is hosted by Devin Showtime (Anna Gaetke), a media-savvy Millenial, and her old-timey uncle Burlington Showtime (Ansel Burch), a film star of days gone by. It’s all […]

Episode 430 – Rich Wentworth and Hadron Gospel Hour!

This week: It’s a non-stop carnival of freaky tiki madness as I chat with Rich Wentworth, the co-creator of Hadron Gospel Hour. Rich and I talk about glam rock, how he and co-creator Michael McQuilkin got started in audio drama, and whether or not everything is going to be okay (spoiler alert: it is going to […]

Episode 428 – An Appointment with Alba Salix, Royal Physician

This week: Witchcraft! Charlatans! A Canadian plot to annex the United States?(!) David begins with a brief bit of history on John R. Brinkley, the notorious Goat Gland Doctor of Milford, Kansas.  A bit of quackery seemed relevant given today’s episode, which features an episode of Alba Salix, Royal Physician, a fantasy hospital comedy.  The episode […]

Episode 410 – Stan Freberg Retrospective

This week, we mark the passing of legendary humorist Stan Freberg (1926 – 2015), whose influence on comedy – and radio comedy in particular – cannot be overstated. Speaking to the legacy of the fine Mr. Freberg is Radio Drama Revival guest host David Rheinstrom, who combines retrospective with audio clips to illuminate the life […]

Episode 408 – A Tryst with the Digital Nymph

Eek!  Gasp!  The final Mark Time Radio Show by Great Northern Audio Theater! Well, at least they go out with a bang.  David Ossman of the Firesign Theatre returns one last time to the live raucous stage to play Cyber Bob, in Cyber Bob and the Digital Nymph.  Bob leaves his position as cart-wrangler at […]

Episode 407 – A Hadronic Adventure with the Gospel Hour

Life is all well and good until the multiverse gets torn asunder. Whoops. Dr. “Oppenheimer” Valdini (Wentworth) has torn a rift in the fabric of the multiverse, and is trapped outside of spacetime in his sentient lab A.S.H. LE (Lisa McQuilkin), with maintenance man Cyrus (Michael Atkinson). Desperate for help and companionship, Oppenheimer kidnaps Mike […]

Episode 405 – Embarking on a “Stiff” Investigation

This week we have the delicious irreverant, lewd, scandalous and downright HILARIOUS antics of a detective who really puts the ‘hard’ in hard-boiled. Enter: Stiff Investigations, a live radio drama series which twists the OTR detective and makes it fresh for a new age. In this episode, Jack and Venus visit the Vixen Family mansion […]

Episode 403 – The Weather Looks Grim Up North

In case you thought that getting several feet of snow dumped on you was bad, we remind you that the plight of the Roman soldier in AD126 was way, way worse. This cheeky tale, “It’s Grim Up North,” is a historic radio sitcom about the plight of Rome’s men manning Hadrian’s Wall, specifically, life at […]

Episode 402 – Gareth Stack’s “Choices”

Some fantastic radio comedy from the Emerald Isle this week! Gareth Stack, founder of “Dead Medium” productions, based in Dublin, tells the story of Ainesh, an under confident, over intellectual Indian-Irish twenty something. Ainesh has always been a victim of circumstance; working jobs he didn’t enjoy and failing to live up to his potential. Now, […]

Episode 383 – Getting the Prophets Back on Track

Part 2 of 2 When Karl (PG Lorusso) gives up his appointed quest to chase after the Muffin Girl (Carolyn Lansom) from the local coffee shop, three prophets, Zoe (Sophia Howes), Morgan (Daniel Mink), and Destin (G. Anton Moore) team up with a six-foot silverfish named Bob (Jerry Hudson) and find themselves on a real […]

Episode 373 – A Trip with Wireless Theatre to Experience “Country Life”

Our friends at the Wireless Theatre Company continue to surprise, delight, frighten and amuse us. Today’s dose is a charming witty tale of life in retirement gone awry, “Country Life.” In the serene garden of a Devonshire cottage, next door neighbours Kenneth and Barbara while away their twilight years amid cups of tea, bonfires and […]