From our friends at the Post Meridian Radio Players: It's time again for that old-time Golden Age of Radio recreation that Somerville, Massachusetts has known and loved for over six years! From the Post-Meridian Radio Players, who brought you "The War of the Worlds: The Mob vs. The Martians", "The Sirens of War" and "The Byfar Hour", now bring you "Tomes of Terror: New Arrivals!" Three short, scary stories will be performed, so terrifying that not even Vincent Price nor Bela Legosi will be … [Read more...] about Live Radio Drama in Boston this Weekend – Check out “Tomes of Terror”!
Big cheers to our friends with the Wireless Theatre Company who celebrated five years of producing compelling, alternative (to the BBC at least) contemporary radio drama programming direct to the web, with some stage shows thrown in for good measure. It sounds like the kicked off the milestone in style, with a mix and mingle at a London pub (where else!): Online radio drama production company celebrated 5 years of success with a large party last Saturday at The Old Explorer pub in Central … [Read more...] about Wireless Theatre Company Celebrates 5 Years of Radio Drama
Fantastically big news here - the BBC has announced the next round of their International Playwriting Competition with an incredible prize of £2,000 and a trip to London to see their play recorded at the BBC. Each play will then be broadcast on the World Service. Details (and samples of last year's winners) here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/specialreports/bbc_world_service_international_playwriting_competition_2012.shtml Writers - this is an incredible opportunity! A bit … [Read more...] about BBC Launches 2012 International Radio Playwriting Competition
Great news from the creators of It's Grim Up North - a comedic romp imagining life during the genesis of Hadrian's Wall: A new comedy called It’s Grim Up North will have its premiere broadcast on BBC Radio Cumbria next week (Monday, March 5) Written by Tyneside-based playwrights Ed Waugh and Trevor Wood, the new series was commissioned by BBC Cumbria managing director Nigel Dyson after he heard the pilot show on the duo’s website. Waugh and Wood’s national and international comedy … [Read more...] about “It’s Grim Up North” Gets BBC Attention
Cool news, folks - the Atlanta Fringe Festival becomes the first festival of its kind in the US to seek out contemporary audio drama productions for streaming during the festival. Full details: Now through March 30, Atlanta Fringe is accepting submission in the categories of Radio Plays, Storytelling, and Sound Art. Atlanta Fringe is unjuried and uncensored. Up to 25 submissions will be accepted per category, on a first-come, first-served basis. The application fee is $25. Radio plays … [Read more...] about Atlanta Fringe Festival Seeks Audio Submissions