Writer, director, actor, and producer Lauren Shippen joins me for a conversation about anxiety, archery, P.G. Wodehouse, the Alexander Technique, and so much more, as we dive into her captivating podcast, The Bright Sessions. Dr. Joan Bright is a therapist who specializes in "therapy for the strange and unusual". Each one of her patients experiences symptoms that aren't in the … [Read more...] about Episode 437 – The Bright Sessions and Lauren Shippen
Free Downloads of Contemporary Drama Radio Plays
Here is an archive of all of the 'drama' themed audio plays we have showcased over the years. All episodes are free to download, however if you like it we hope you'll explore more shows by the artist and support them.
This week we feature John Keck's "Theatre in the Dark" Productions, a fresh new entry to the audio drama scene with crisp production values, high-concept stories and sultry sounds and music. Of this week's tale, "The Night I Met Confusion" he writes: [It's] about a man that goes to a blues bar on a Friday night. As Derrick sits there enjoying his beer as he has so many … [Read more...] about Episode 411 – A Night with Confusion in the Dark
This week is PACKED! We announce our new submissions editors, Matthew and Monique Boudreau of Aural Stage Studios, play an excerpt from Matt McLean's excellent Audio Drama Production podcast, and then dig in for a big helping of the 'films without visuals' - The Truth. First up is "Cold Read," a psychic pulls off a card trick with a woman at a bar and leads to some … [Read more...] about Episode 397 – Searching for “The Truth” with a Cold Read and Mirror Lake
We are delighted to feature the work of Judith Kampfner, a veteran journalist and radio dramatist who has worked for close to 30 years in the UK, USA, and Australia producing fiction and nonfiction audio (as well as a fair bit of stuff for the stage). Judith kindly allows us to play her recent tale, "Amah in the Bathtub," a sobering look at the abuse of domestic servants in … [Read more...] about Episode 379 – Judith Kampfner’s “Amah in the Bathtub”
Part 3 of 3 Fred's final entry from Lesotho on a spell-binding sunrise as he presents the encore retelling of John Dryden's masterful 3-part drama Severed Threads. Vengeance is all that's on schoolboy Ben's mind as he pieces together the events surrounding his father's death. Four thousand miles away in India, journalist Prem is drawn deeper into a dangerous world of … [Read more...] about Episode 368 – Return of Severed Threads (3 of 3)