Horror Radio Plays – Halloween Scary Audio Stories

Halloween Scary Story Audio DramaJust in time for Halloween, an archive of our free horror radio drama downloads podcast from our show since 2007.

Here are hours and hours of terrifying, freaky audio horrors from new and classic audio dramatists. Enjoy… if you can handle it!

Episode 396 - Fighting Off the Hordes But "We're Alive"

As a sort of post-Thanksgiving treat, we're going to feature a show that features a whole of feasting... of human flesh. Oh yeah, it is the ultimate Zombie apocalypse podcast, We're Alive, with something like 20 millions downloads and 40ish hours ...

Categories: Horror, Podcast, Science Fiction, Wayland Enterprises


Episode 392 - Returning to the Clanking Buoy Bell

This week we dig into the archives to re-play the Cape Cod Radio Mystery Theater Classic New England Ghost Story "The Buoy" A beautiful post of how this production was recorded is available at: http://www.ccrmt.com/the-buoy-2/ This is an utter...

Categories: Cape Cod Radio Mystery Theater, Horror, Podcast


Episode 391 - A Return to "Hungry Hollow"

Audio dramatist Fred Greenhalgh with Biddeford High School students in the recording of "Vampire at the Vernal Pool" recorded as a pilot project with the Saco Bay Center for Civic Engageme...

Categories: Campfire Radio Theater, FinalRune, Horror, Podcast


Episode 390 - Inviting You on a Journey With Strange Bedfellows

LOYAL RADIO DRAMA REVIVAL LISTENERS!!! You've done it, in about a week's time you've raised $1,000 and saved us from oblivion. This latest episode announcement finds you from the other side of a much-needed (and somewhat traumatic) hosting trans...

Categories: Classics, FinalRune, Horror, Podcast


Episode 359 - Springheel'd Jack Sashays Our Way

In mid 19th-century London, a ghastly monster stalks the streets of London.  No one is safe from the demonic apparition that will come to be known as 'Springheel'd Jack.' Constable Jonah Smith is hot on the trail, tracking the creature through the ...

Categories: Horror, Podcast, Wireless Theatre Company


Episode 355 - FinalRune Halloween Horror Redux

For the month of October, Fred has been hiding under a rock working on the new Season of The Cleansed - but lest you forget our love of the undead, we feature a rebroadcast of our 2009 LIVE to air Halloween horror radio show, with five original radi...

Categories: FinalRune, Horror, Podcast


Episode 354 - "The Ram King" Roars from Beyond the Pale

From the pen of Joe Maggio, we have for you today a special dark treat from the audio horror collection Tales from Beyond the Pale. The show is The Ram King, about a boy named Lassa who gets himself into trouble by fermenting a strange and powerful ...

Categories: Horror, Podcast, Tales from Beyond the Pale


Episode 353 - Entering the "Hungry Hollow" with Campfire Radio Theater

Our audio horror 'treats' continue this week with a new discovery (to us) - the fantastic talents of Campfire Radio Theater. The tale we have for you today is the spooky classic ghost-story with fresh take tale "Hungry Hollow." A few hikers disap...

Categories: Campfire Radio Theater, Horror, Podcast


Episode 352 - Entering 'Purgatory' and Down Deep Looking for a Wine Cask...

This week's show we feature a few horror classics - first, the WB Yeats controversial classic "Purgatory," about an old man and a boy standing outside the charred remains of a house, where souls don't rest easy.  It was produced by the late Yuri Ras...

Categories: AudioComics Company, Hollywood Theater of the Ear, Horror, Podcast


Episode 351 - Digging up a Dose of 'Wormwood'

We are thrilled that the razorblade-sharp-whit-theyre-coming-for-you-and-UFOs-really-landed-and-stole-your-grandma-kinda-sorta-maybe-radio-drama Nightvale has become a sensation.  From the poorly lit studio of a strange, strange town in god-only-kno...

Categories: Horror, Podcast, Wormwood


Episode 350 - Crazy Dog Devils and Haunted Lighthouses

Is it that close to Halloween alREADY? Fred stumbles out of the woods of Maine to sing the praises of Roger Gregg's new short drama-poetry-music-videos that have appeared on YouTube... which are stripped of their distracting visuals and fed to you i...

Categories: Horror, Podcast, Radio Drama, Roger Gregg


Episode 344 - Kaboom! Supernatural noir with Harry Strange, and Stan Freberg's tale of breaking into Hollywood

Harry Strange is a noir detective of a different stripe - solving supernatural crimes. Weird frequencies come to a head with "Kaboom!", an episode from that podcast's second season. Then, we tune into a fun interview segment from "Stu's Show,"...

Categories: Fantasy, Harry Strange, Horror, Interviews, Mystery, Noir Dame, Podcast, Sibby Wieland, Sound Stages Radio, Stan Freberg, Stu Shostak


Episode 307 - A Different Kind of Spook in "Ghost of a Chance"

This week on the show we have 19 Nocturne Boulevard back, with their 2011 Ogle-winning production "Ghost of a Chance." For a girl living in a New York Brownstone with an absentee father, life can be tough.  Luckily, have virtually unlimited trust...

Categories: 19 Nocturne Boulevard, Horror, Podcast


Transcontinental Terror 2012 - Part 6 / 6 - 19 Nocturne Boulevard

Part 6 of 6 of the Transcontinental Terror live streaming Halloween Horror Event. Featuring 19 Nocturne Boulevard (Seattle, Washington) with the HP Lovecraft classic "The Rats in the Walls" 19 Nocturne Boulevard, which began pod...

Categories: 19 Nocturne Boulevard, Horror, Podcast, Transcontinental Terror


Transcontinental Terror 2012 - Part 5 / 6 - Icebox Radio Theater

Part 5 of 6 of the Transcontinental Terror live streaming Halloween Horror Event. Featuring Icebox Radio Theater (International Falls, Minnesota) with "All Hallow's Eve" The Icebox Radio Theater of International Falls, Minnesota...

Categories: Horror, Icebox Radio Theater, Podcast, Transcontinental Terror


Transcontinental Terror 2012 - Part 4 / 6 - Chatterbox Audio Theater

Part 4 of 6 of the Transcontinental Terror live streaming Halloween Horror Event. Featuring Chatterbox Audio Theater (Memphis, Tennessee) with "Master Zacharius" Part 1 and Part 2 Chatterbox Audio Theater is an audio production ...

Categories: Chatterbox, Horror, Podcast, Transcontinental Terror


Transcontinental Terror 2012 - Part 3 / 6 - FinalRune Productions and Aural Stage Studios

Part 3 of 6 of the Transcontinental Terror live streaming Halloween Horror Event. Featuring FinalRune Productions (Portland, Maine) and Aural Stage Studios (Buffalo, NY) with Dark Passenger and Intensive Care Passenger and Intensive Care [power...

Categories: Aural Stage Studios, FinalRune, Horror, Podcast, Transcontinental Terror


Transcontinental Terror 2012 - Part 2 / 6 - Electric Vicuna

Part 2 of 6 of the Transcontinental Terror live streaming Halloween Horror Event. Featuring Electric Vicuna (Halifax, Nova Scotia) with "Coach #6" and "One by One" Electric Vicuña was established in 2009 to meet the growing dem...

Categories: Electric Vicuna, Horror, Podcast, Transcontinental Terror


Transcontinental Terror 2012 - Part 1 / 6 - Wireless Theatre Company

Part 1 of 6 of the Transcontinental Terror live streaming Halloween Horror Event. Featuring Wireless Theatre Company (London, England) with "The Maiden without Hands" and "The Cask of Amontillado" The award-winning Wireless The...

Categories: Horror, Podcast, Transcontinental Terror, Wireless Theatre Company


Episode 302 - A Son's Long Trip Home, and a Dark Ride

Horror, horror, horror! More scary stories to haunt you this Halloween season, this week with a rendition of If You Take My Hand, My Son by Scott Hickey's The Grist Mill series, followed by a Grist Mill double-feature, The Dark Ride (by Jeff Adams)....

Categories: Grist Mill, Horror, Podcast


Episode 301 - The Statement of Randolph Carter by Horrorscopes

The recently revamped HORRORSCOPES collection is a series of ten of horror's darkest little tales, ranging from classics by Poe and Bradbury to originals by Anthony Marino and Clay Graybeal. In today's episode, we feature the inspired adaptation of ...

Categories: AudioComics Company, Bill Dufris, English, Horror, Podcast


Episode 300 - The Strange Case of Springheel'd Jack

Our second week of our 5th festival of audio drama horror is the thrilling tale of murder in the city - The Strange Case of Springheel'd Jack by Wireless Theatre Company. Wireless, who started the same year as RDR, has grown to one of the world's ...

Categories: Horror, Podcast, Radio Drama, Wireless Theatre Company


Episode 299 - The Damned Are Playing at Godzilla's Tonight

Kicking off our fifth-annual month-long fright fright fest is a Seeing Ear Theatre original, The Damned are Playing at Godzilla's Tonight. This fresh, sizzling little haunter finds us at a run-down club in Los Angeles, where a repo-man comes to ge...

Categories: Horror, Podcast, Sci Fi Channel


Episode 288 - We're Alive's Kc Wayland Talks

Chilling sound effects, a huge and diverse cast that has come together like clockwork, and tight writing that keeps you wound in suspense hour after hour are the hallmark of zombie podcast sensation We're Alive, a show that proves that horror is best...

Categories: Horror, Kc Wayland, Podcast, Wayland Enterprises


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 Blackston...

Categories: American, Classics, Hollywood Theater of the Ear, Horror, Podcast, Yuri Rasovsky


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...

Categories: Classics, Hollywood Theater of the Ear, Horror, Podcast, Yuri Rasovsky


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 wor...

Categories: Classics, Gothic, Hollywood Theater of the Ear, Horror, Podcast, Yuri Rasovsky


Episode 252: Sweeney Todd the Demon Barber Strikes

On Fleet Street in Olde London there once lived a barber called Sweeney Todd, whose greatest pleasure was "polishing off" his customers who found themselves first bereft of wordly goods and then shuffled off this mortal coil. Those unlucky enough to...

Categories: Hollywood Theater of the Ear, Horror, Podcast, Yuri Rasovsky


Episode 251: A Scene from the Horror Hotel

Just because we don't feel that we get quite enough spooky programming during the month of October, we're continuing our tradition of re-upping the spooky tales for the month of November. This week, it's our esteemed friend Roger Gregg, who produced...

Categories: Crazy Dog Audio Theater, Horror, Podcast


Episode 249 - Halloween Horrors! Intensive Care by Aural Stage/FinalRune and Damned Godzillas...

It is HALLOWEEN my freakish audio fan folks, and to celebrate we have a positively gushing font of blood and chills this year. Fresh off the mixing deck, I'm proud to release the new collaboration of Aural Stage Studios and FinalRune Productions - I...

Categories: Aural Stage Studios, FinalRune, Horror, Podcast


Episode 248 - 19 Nocturne Boulevard Brings Us a "Dunwich Horror"

In a backwater town in 19th century New England, a trio of professors from Miskatonic University uncover something dreadful. Something invigorated by this book, the Necronomicon... To commemorate their third anniversary, 19 Nocturne Boulevard is fea...

Categories: 19 Nocturne Boulevard, Horror, Podcast


Episode 247 - Fangoria Audio Horror Takes a "Late Shift"

Late at night at a local shopping plaza, some serious labor violations are taking place. Crooked management and intimidated store owners go beyond hiring illegal workers - they employ a cadre of the living dead. So begins "The Late Shift," part o...

Categories: Carl Amari, Dreadtime Stories, Horror, Podcast


Episode 246 - Horror Arrives with a Deadly Meal

It's October again, and as ever, is it HORROR-ible! OH yes, folks, we've got a 5 week stretch of terrifying audio goodies for you, starting this week with a fresh work by radio drama living legend Tom Lopez. ZBS says of "Recipe for Murder" The st...

Categories: 19 Nocturne Boulevard, Horror, Podcast, ZBS


Episode 236 - We're Alive, But There Might Be Others...

We have featured We're Alive periodically since their stunning a href="/episode-18-the-zombies-are-coming-but-were-alive/">debut in late 2009, but things seem to be extremely exciting right now for the show - having recently grossed 4.5million downlo...

Categories: Horror, Podcast, Wayland Enterprises


Captain Radio Visits Dead Line Anthology

Graphic - FunGraphix.com Theme music - Shane Lamb Title: Dead Line Anthology / Shorts (series) Producer: Jack Ward Production Company: Electric Vicuña Type: Dram Genre: ...

Categories: Captain Radio Reviews, Drama, Electric Vicuna, Horror, Jack Ward, Mystery, Radio Drama


Captain Radio Reviews: The Swamp

Graphic - FunGraphix.com | Theme music - Shane Lamb Title: The Swamp Producer: Tanja Milojevic and LightningBolt Theater of the Mind Type: Drama Genre: Horror Mystery Rating: AD-PG* Availability: Free – LightningBolt Theater o...

Categories: American, Captain Radio Reviews, Drama, Horror, Lightningbolt Theater of the Mind, Mystery, Paeter Frandsen, Radio Drama, Spirit Blade, Tanja Milojevic


Captain Radio Review: The [BLEEP] and the CEO

Graphic - FunGraphix.com | Theme music - Shane Lamb Title: The [BLEEP] and the CEO Producer: Larisa Naples Productions Type: Audio Drama Genre: Horror - Humor Availability: Free - Larisa Naples Productions Greetings, Audionauts –...

Categories: Captain Radio Reviews, Horror, Radio Drama


Roger Gregg is Back! Haunted Horror from Latest Gaiety School of Acting Class

Ready for some chills? Then sink into the tub at the Horror Hotel where Roger Gregg has prepared this frightening clip: From Roger: The scene features wonderful performances by Margaret McAuliffe and Genevieve Hulme-Beaman. For location r...

Categories: Crazy Dog Audio Theater, Horror, Roger Gregg


Episode 204 - Twilight Zone Radio Brings Us a Snow Angel

This week on the show we have a Christmas treat for you... from the 5th Dimension - The Twilight Zone! Since 2002 Carl Amari has been producing these inspired radio adaptations of classic Twilight Zone episodes, starring famous guests like Sta...

Categories: Fantasy, Gothic, Holiday, Horror, Podcast, Twilight Zone


Episode 201 - Mutt Media Brings Us the Art of Pickman

This awesome artwork found on FrostTLU's deviantART page and NOT provided by production company. Buy a print if you like it :)Mm... Nothing like a little bit of raw human flesh eaten by demons from the bowels of hell to help you through a pile of Th...

Categories: Gothic, Horror, Mutt Media, Podcast


Episode 197 - The Train of Horror Crosses International Falls and Arrives at the Bloody Pacific

This week we feature a thrilling Halloween special with back-to-back horror including works from the Icebox Radio Theater and the Willamette Radio Workshop. These are the last two stops on our Halloween penultimate event - the six-hour live radio ...

Categories: Gothic, Horror, Icebox Radio Theater, Jeff Adams, Podcast, Radio Drama, Willamette Radio Workshop


Episode 196 - Chatterbox's Dark Rendition of Pinocchio

You may recall (and how could you forget?) Chatterbox's award-winning mini series The Dead Girl, which we played back in . That series won a well-deserved Ogle, in no small part due to the taut and suspenseful writing of writer-in-residence Kyle Hat...

Categories: Chatterbox, Classics, Gothic, Horror, Podcast


Episode 195 - FinalRune Returns with a Dark Passenger and Cruel Confession

This week we continue our Halloween fright fest with tales of terror sure to curdle your blood... Close your ears to make the horror stop! We're on a westward train of Transcontinental Terror that will culminate on All Hallow's Eve with a 6-hour f...

Categories: FinalRune, Horror, Podcast


Episode 194 - Preview of "The Cleansed," Then a Trip to the Shadowlands

October horror fright continues! This week we feature the Atlantic Time Zone contributor for Transcontinental Terror, Jack Ward's Electric Vicuna. Before that, however, we feature an early Halloween treat. To apologize for the late 'pod, we have...

Categories: Electric Vicuna, Horror, Podcast


Episode 193 - Halloween Horror Kicks off with 3D Take of "The Cask of Amontillado"

This week Radio Drama Revival starts our fourth annual audio horror extravaganza! Each week you'll enjoy a new bone-chilling tale courtesy of some of audio's most talented (and demented) minds... The sextet we plan to feature are all creators who...

Categories: 3D Horror Fi, Horror, Podcast, Wireless Theatre Company


Episode 186 - The Zombie Podcast Returns!

Eek! Friday the 13th here on the show and zombies have laid siege on our previously scheduled programming... Yep, it's a feature of We're Alive: A Story of Survival again - this time with a mega episode with the full hour+ finale from season one ...

Categories: Horror, Podcast, Wayland Enterprises


Episode 167 - Zombies Return for "War," Creators of We're Alive Chat

At last!  We kick off the audio serial series on Radio Drama Revival, starting with an excellent show we featured back in November - We're Alive, A Story of Survival.. AKA "The Zombie Podcast." We're Alive is now reaching its season 1 finale, and...

Categories: American, Horror, Podcast, Wayland Enterprises


Episode 159: Ghosts Lurk On These Sinister Properties...

For the month of February Radio Drama Revival is featuring stories of a ghostly shade... Stories of ghosts sinister and lonely, vengeful and cantankerous. There are NO shortage of ethereal stories in audio land, but we're going to be focusing on som...

Categories: Horror, Podcast


Episode 155 - FinalRune Visits Three Skeleton Key

Today we feature the final installment in FinalRune's 2009 project of old time radio re-creations with the Mad Horse Theater Company. The tale is the classic "Three Skeleton Key," recorded many times, no doubt, but never before (we suspect) in a g...

Categories: Adventure, American, Classics, FinalRune, Horror, Podcast


Episode 149 - The Big Dark, Audio Vampire Crime Drama

What are we thankful for here at Radio Drama Revival? Compelling, original audio drama... like what you're about to hear today, the latest from 19 Nocturne Boulevard. A tough southern belle dectective investigates a series of mysterious murders w...

Categories: 19 Nocturne Boulevard, American, Horror, Podcast


Episode 148 - The Zombies Are Coming... But We're Alive!

Ahhh, the living dead. Just in case the onslaught of reanimated corpses in my Halloween special weren't enough to suite your tastes for the undead, we've got a plentiful serving of more from our new friends Wayland Enterprises, a group of California...

Categories: American, Horror, Podcast, Wayland Enterprises


Episode 147: Roger Gregg's "Ghost Behind the Black Door"

Well, the dust is not yet settled on Halloween and the eeriness seeps into this month... Starting with the original "Ghost Behind the Black Door," to contrast the same tale we re-told in my 2009 Halloween Live Radio Drama. So, the story? A couple...

Categories: Comedy, Crazy Dog Audio Theater, Horror, Podcast, UK and Ireland


Halloween 2009 Radio Show... Horror for Your Ears!

Art by Simon Adams This Halloween, FinalRune Productions had a live radio drama... Details forthcoming, but here's the audio!!! Halloween Show 2009 Stories Include: The ...

Categories: Horror, News


Episode 146 - Don't Get Lost On the Ice!!

Jeff Adams is one talented dude. He's done very well with his Icebox Radio Theater, and while I love his family-friendly stuff, imo it's with the creepy stuff that his talents as a writer and producer really shine. If you doubt this, go tune into...

Categories: Horror, Icebox Radio Theater, Jeff Adams, Podcast


Live Halloween Radio Drama for 2009 - The Master List

Photo by Randy, Son of RobertAlright, here it is, folks - three days before Halloween and the height of scary story season. My inbox has been bombarded with new stuff all this month which I've been dying to get out there to you, and there is just ...

Categories: FinalRune, Horror, Icebox Radio Theater, News, Radio Drama, Willamette Radio Workshop


Five Free Scary Stories for Halloween

Oh yeah, nothing makes me happier than sharing creepy tales for you my great fans of audio drama.  I was recently invited to post over on SFFAudio, and figured I should share these ghoulish delights with my loyal listeners as well! I ALWAYS have ...

Categories: Horror, Radio Drama, Reviews, Wormwood, ZBS


Episode 145: Sorry, Wrong Number Comes to Radio Drama Revival

Eek!  How does one of the most popular tales from radio drama's golden age make it onto a modern audio drama podcast?  When that tale has been re-envisioned by a modern group, as has been done again by Mad Horse Theater Company and FinalRune Produc...

Categories: Classics, FinalRune, Horror, Podcast


Bonus! Quicksilver's Frankenstein Stalks Again...

Art by Kerry GammillTrick or treat?  No, treat! Today's bonus episode is from Quicksilver Radio Theater, a tremendously great group based out of New York City who have brought us such gems as Good Friday, 1865, Lincoln's Last Day, The Speckled Ba...

Categories: American, Classics, Horror, Podcast, Quicksilver Radio Theater


Episode 144: People From Away Get Lost on "The Nephews" and the Vault Keeper Makes an Appearance

This week we welcome the audio mastery of Bill Dufris and his Mind's Eye Productions back to the show. We've heard him previously with his story "The Derelict" and the year before on our Halloween Special with the Lovecraft tale, "The Statement of R...

Categories: American, Bill Dufris, Horror, Podcast


Episode 143: Stoddesden Hall is Rather Grim...

This week our Halloween-inspired Ghoulishness continues its fervor and picks up the pace with a haunting tale of woe from the audio masters of The Wireless Theater Company. In a remote, aging manorhouse in England, Edgar, the disaffected manor-kee...

Categories: Horror, Podcast, UK and Ireland, Wireless Theatre Company


Episode 142 - The Gore Begins with a Tribute to Ghiallo Thrillers

Let the Gore begin!! (Sorry, I had to) Our October scary story month starts off with a stylish and slick (with blood) tribute to Italian Ghiallo thrillers by 19 Nocturne Boulevard. A woman troubled with mental problems moves into an apartment w...

Categories: 19 Nocturne Boulevard, Horror, Podcast


October Schedule: Audio Horror for Your Ears!

Photo by Randy, Son of Robert It's Halloween all October on Radio Drama Revival! The third annual scary stories month has tales from both coasts of America and far abroad, culminating in a spooktacular live Halloween radio drama that will be aired...

Categories: Horror, Upcoming Shows


PMRP Announces Halloween Show, Launches YouTube Channel

As you may remember, for New Year's of this year I finally got to see The Post-Meridian Radio Players live on First Night, doing one of their originals Red Shift, Interplanetary Do-gooder (a fun spin-off/tribute to campy 50s sci-fi) as well as their ...

Categories: Horror, Post Meridian Radio Players


Episode 133: Joe Lansdale Joins Us for Halloween in July

This week is the "Halloween in July" episode, so named because we welcome back horror writer Joe R. Lansdale for an interview about his latest two books, Sanctified and Chicken Fried and Vanilla Ride. We talk to Joe about the joy of storytelling, ho...

Categories: American, Grist Mill, Horror, Interviews, Joe Lansdale, Podcast


Episode 126: Haunted by Hayward, and Richard Fish Talks NATF

This week we talk to an all-out audiofile -- Richard Fish, actor, producer, and promoter based in Bloomington, Indiana. Since first inspired by the merry madness of the Firesign Theater, Rich has been transformed by radio and contributed in big ways...

Categories: American, Horror, Interviews, Last Minute Productions, Podcast, Richard Fish


The True History of Magic Bullet: An interview with Alan Stevens, producer of Kaldor City and Faction Paradox. (Part 1 of 2)

Today I present part one of the Malleus interview with Alan Stevens of Magic Bullet, audio dramatist, writer, and producer of the Kaldor City and The True History of Faction Paradox audio drama serials. In this installment, Stevens discusses what...

Categories: English, Fantasy, Genre, Gothic, Horror, Interviews, Malleus, Mystery, Region, Science Fiction, UK and Ireland


Malleus interview: Nigel Fairs speaks on The Faction Paradox Protocols

This week I'm pleased to post my interview with Nigel Fairs, who cast, directed, composed and mixed the Faction Paradox Protocols published by BBV. Many know Nigel from his work on the Sapphire and Steel and Tomorrow People audio drama serials f...

Categories: Adventure, Drama, English, Fantasy, Gothic, Horror, Interviews, Malleus, Region, Science Fiction, UK and Ireland


Episode 122 - Double Header From Chatterbox Audio Theater

This week we welcome back our friends from Chatterbox Audio Theater with a double-header of thrilling and chilling audio drama: Six and Surfacing (Part 1). Both are penned by Chatterbox's own Kyle Hadley and are properly disturbing, in that way yo...

Categories: American, Chatterbox, Horror, Podcast


Faction Paradox: A Layman's guide to the Audio Drama Serials

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Categories: Adventure, Drama, English, Fantasy, Gothic, Horror, Malleus, Science Fiction, UK and Ireland


Faction Paradox: As Much as It's Known, an introduction by series author Lawrence Miles

Audio track 1 from The Faction Paradox Protocols: The Eleven-Day Empire (the first episode of the first series) appears courtesy of Bill Baggs of BBV media, copyright 200...

Categories: English, Fantasy, Gothic, Horror, Malleus, Mystery, Science Fiction, UK and Ireland


Episode 97: The Dead Girl... Is Back?

Oh yes, friends, here it is -- the stunning conclusion to Chatterbox Audio Theater's The Dead Girl... and what a doozy it is. Father Hugh has done everything he can to drown his forlorn faith in the bottom of a bottle but even through the cloud of...

Categories: American, Chatterbox, Horror, Podcast


Episode 96: Secrets Revealed by the Rising of "The Dead Girl"

Chatterfest continues! Last week we were introduced to the cursed town of Bloody Springs, Lousiana, and the tortured priest Father Hugh Brooks who finds his dwindling faith and theory of "logic and reason" put to the ultimate test when a dead girl...

Categories: Chatterbox, Horror, Podcast


Episode 95: Chattering to the Dead Girl's Tune

This week I have the huge pleasure of introducing you to Chatterbox Audio Theater, a group that, if they haven't graced your ears yet, will completely blow you away. Like all of us, they appear to have more enthusiasm than money, but that hasn't s...

Categories: American, Chatterbox, Horror, Podcast


Halloween Special: Your Fill of Gory Stories!

Ghoulish tales for the ear were heard last night as goblins and ghosts radiated out through the radio waves... Hear it now! Radio Dram...

Categories: American, Bill Dufris, Crazy Dog Audio Theater, Echo Fiction, FinalRune, Grist Mill, Horror, Podcast, Roger Gregg


Episode 94: A Treat for Halloween... Joe Lansdale Talks "Razor"

We've heard the terrifying throes of God of the Razor before, but this time we go behind the scenes of this glorious gory tale by talking to author Joe R. Lansdale, who also happens to be the author of, oh, 30+ other books and 200 short stories and t...

Categories: American, Grist Mill, Horror, Interviews, Joe Lansdale, Podcast


Episode 93: The Buoy Clangs As the Water Rises...

In the second half of The Buoy, our hapless tourist lays tied out, miles from shore, in the bitter cold with only the toll of the buoy and rising waves as company. Is his fate to die alone in the dark or will the full moon tide not rise enough to dr...

Categories: American, Cape Cod Radio Mystery Theater, Horror, Podcast


Episode 92: The Buoy Dips Deeper...

It's gotta be something in the water up here in New England. In all the fog and gruff folks and lonely islands, the imagination takes on the shape of darkness lurking just out of reach, and dangers below and above the water... And what a tale to c...

Categories: American, Cape Cod Radio Mystery Theater, Horror, Podcast


Episode 91: Making Book Tells a Gory Story

In this continuation of our October fright-thon, we welcome the spectacular new paranormal tales series 19 Nocturne Boulevard to the show. In the creepily original "Making Book," a street-savvy brother and sister team are torn apart by a stran...

Categories: 19 Nocturne Boulevard, American, Horror, Podcast


This October... More Thrills and Chills (But Mostly Ghouls)

Terrorists celebrate! (Err... We're sorry, we mean "fans of horror.") If you love bloodletting, screaming, shrieking and near (and a little past near) scrapes with death, then this is your month to tune into Radio Drama Revival. In the 2nd-annual...

Categories: Horror, Upcoming Shows


Episode 90: Halloween Horror Kicks Off! Union Signal's Dead Man's Hole...

LET HORROR BE UNLEASHED!!! Err, before that, how about your wallet: If you like Radio Drama Revival, mosey on over to WMPG who desperately needs your support to keep shows like mine on the air. Plus you get cool schwag. Anyways, back to the hor...

Categories: American, Horror, Podcast, Union Signal


Episode 81: Goring Up for "Slasher"

Gosh, I wanted to dig into my behind-the-scenes coverage for "Slasher" but didn't get beyond an amazing interview with Scott Hickey and Brian Price, the two men most responsible for the thrilling (and chilling) new tale by The Grist Mill. As you'l...

Categories: American, Brian Price, Grist Mill, Horror, Podcast, Scott Hickey


Malleus Review: Sticks by Karl Edward Wagner, a binaural audio drama by ZBS (English)

9 out of 10 What possessed Tom Lopez to do this half-baked horror tale? Devil or angel, it was an inspired muse: Lopez doesn't just adapt Wagner's story, he rewrites it, and the result is far more chilling than the original. ? Adapted by M...

Categories: American, English, Horror, Malleus, ZBS


Malleus review: The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka, an audio drama adapted by Erik Bauersfeld (English)

4 out of 10 A flawed curiosity, the Mind's Eye production of Kafka's surreal, tragicomic tale of the salesman-turned-cockroach is notable for a striking voice effect and an outstanding performance by Erik Bauersfeld. Listening to him, you'll b...

Categories: English, Horror, Malleus


Malleus review: The Buoy (English)

9 out of 10 As the buoy dips and water closes over your head for the final time, you reach a terrifying conclusion:? Steven Thomas Oney is one hell of a writer. Written and directed by Stephen Thomas Oney Cape Cod Radio Mystery Theat...

Categories: American, Cape Cod Radio Mystery Theater, English, Horror, Malleus


Episode 51: A Taste of Wormwood -- Addictive and Deadly

If you don't know what the phrase "Welcome to Wormwood" means, you're missing out on one of the greatest audio mystery series out there -- being produced today, being produced ever. Wormwood is everything you love about the serial -- gripping, nail-...

Categories: American, Gothic, Horror, Interviews, Podcast, Wormwood


Episode 46: You Better Hyde!

No, we're not referring to eerie references to Santa Claus, but to the megalomaniac loose in the streets of London in this week's tale, "The Confessions of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde." We'd actually just reached the "confession" portion of the program ...

Categories: American, Classics, Horror, Podcast, Willamette Radio Workshop


Episode 45: Better Hyde this Thanksgiving!

Just in time for Thanksgiving, when maybe your inlaws have a few more, ah, multi-personalities than you'd like them to have, comes the classic tale of the two halves of the human experience, The Confessions of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. This fine story...

Categories: American, Horror, Podcast, Willamette Radio Workshop


Episode 44: The Crashing Waves of "Dead Man's Hole"

Another stunning tale by Doug Bost and Jeff Ward haunts the bitstream this week... On Acadia National Park, the crashing waves of Thunder Hole have entranced tourists, and lead to the ugly demise of more than one... Two fraternity-brothers to be conf...

Categories: Doug Bost, Horror, Interviews, Jeff Ward, Podcast, Union Signal


Episode 43: Steer Clear or You'll Be "Roadkill"

On a long lonely stretch of desert, a hitchhiker catches a ride. But as two strangers head to the next town, tales of a loose criminal on the road cast suspicion on their uncertain relationship. And reality is more dangerous that either can imagine.....

Categories: American, Horror, Podcast, Union Signal


Radio Drama Revival HALLOWEEN Horror Extravaganza!

Terror Stalks the airwaves! On Halloween we heard three tales of horror guaranteed to haunt your dreams "Forevermore." We kick off a killer fright-night with William Dufris' adaptation of "The Statement of Randolph Carter" by H.P. Lovecraft, fo...

Categories: American, Bill Dufris, FinalRune, Grist Mill, Horror, Podcast


Episode 41: Mort Castle's "If You Take My Hand My Son"

A man lies on the brink of death, torn between two worlds -- the world of pain, suffering, and failure, but a chance of love, and a world of peace, quiet, and acceptance... or at least so says the long dead voice of his abusive father. What chance i...

Categories: Grist Mill, Horror, Interviews, Mort Castle, Podcast


Episode 40: Frankenstein's Fate...

The tales of audio terror continue with the conclusion of the tale of Frankenstein's monster... The creature, repelled by men, seeks out his creator to plea for a companion -- but will Frankenstein allow his creation to have peace? [audio:http://m...

Categories: American, Gothic, Horror, Podcast, Quicksilver Radio Theater


Halloween Audio Horror Extravanganza

Just to whet your appetite...

Categories: Horror, Upcoming Shows


Episode 39: Frankenstein's Monster Wakes...

Horror fans delight! Today the terror continues with a tale driven by the depths man will go to in his reckless need to explore what should be left unexplored -- in this case, the boundaries of life and death. Mary Shelley's "Modern Prometheu...

Categories: American, Gothic, Horror, Podcast, Quicksilver Radio Theater


Episode 38: Maine-based William Dufris Does William Hope Hodgson's 'The Derelict'

As a prelude to today's episode, the beginning of a frightful month of audio horror stories here on the show, I've got to note that this week marks the middle of the "Begathon" pledge drive at WMPG, the station which generally gives air time, studio ...

Categories: American, Bill Dufris, Horror, Podcast, WMPG


Episode 23: To the Depths of the Afterhell

Abandon hope, all ye who enter here. This is a phone call from your future, a cry of abandoned hope from a world where all hope has been evicerated by the many faces of evil. All that is left is darkness, terror, and the fiends who stalk the Eart...

Categories: American, Horror, Ollin Productions, Podcast


Episode 8: "Reality Check" from Wander Radio

This week, a haunting tale of a reality TV show where something's just not right. By sci-fi/fantasy writer Tee Morris, produced by WanderRadio [audio:http://media.blubrry.com/radiodramarevival/www.radiodramarevival.com/podcasts/rdr-podcast008.mp...

Categories: Horror, Podcast


Modern horror realized in Lansdale's "God of the Razor"

Well, I'm going to jump right into my audio theater reviews with a piece of modern horror that recently reached my ears: 'God of the Razor,' a grisly horror short story by Joe Lansdale realized by AM/FM Theater in Lowell, MA. I had recently writte...

Categories: Grist Mill, Horror, Reviews