October 23, 2016
Wooden Overcoats, Episode 5 - She Stoops To Conquer
Antingone’s journey into the world of romance is hijacked by Rudyard, who needs her to seduce a rich and valuable client. Written by T. A. Woodsmith.
This is only episode 5 of 8, and the second season of the series is already starting. Check it out at www.woodenovercoats.com.
The Violin’s Curse
Gypsies and a haunted violin bring this ancient tale to life. From Little Evil Things, Volume 4. Written and produced by Frank Macchia and Tracy London. Music performed by the Moscow Symphony Orchestra.
October 30, 2016
Wooden Overcoats, Episode 6 - Georgina and the Waves
A drunken lighthouse keeper pits Rudyard and Eric against each other in the strangest contest of their lives. Written by David K. Barnes.
Edna Dowell is a feisty old woman who’s more than a little senile. With the rent money due and the cupboards bare, Edna discovers a new way to handle life’s little problems… even if it involves just a tad of bludgeoning. By Edo van Belkom for Fears For Ears.
November 6, 2016
Wooden Overcoats, Episode 7 - The Cliffhanger
Whilst Antigone vows to leave Piffling forever, Rudyard’s wildest scheme to besmirch Eric Chapman goes horrendously wrong. Written by Cordelia Lynn.
Even as a kid he loved being under things - under the covers, under the porch, in the caverns of the caves. In the world up top he feels alone and disconnected by the cool, damp earth is comforting and joyous…a feeling he discovers he would do anything to keep. Story by Tanya Huff from the Ogle Award winning Fears For Ears anthology.
November 13, 2016
Wooden Overcoats, Episode 8 - The Trial of Rudyard
Rudyard stands accused of a dastardly crime and only Antigone can discover the truth. Written by David K. Barnes.
The Last Shuttle
A short by Brian Price, performed live for a science fiction audience in 1997. A man stops in to a laundromat and finds that he may have a way to get back home after all.
November 20, 2016
No Cause for Alarm
The Wireless Theater Company brings us a tale of what happens inside a nuclear power plant one day when the only guy who really knows how it works is away. Written by Gareth Rubin.
November 27, 2016
The Man Who Could Work Miracles
An H. G. Wells story done by the Chatterbox Theater of Memphis, TN. George McWhirter Fotheringay is just a regular bloke... until he discovers the ability to make things happen simply by thinking about them. He tries to use his power for good but can't quite seem to get it right. An original musical adaptation of H.G. Wells's comic story. Adapted by Robert Arnold. Songs by Steven Gary.
December 4, 2016
In the Embers, Part 1
A song, a pressed flower, and the sound of two girl’s voices recovered from a burned wooden beam by using a laser to read its charred surface like the grooves of an old 78rpm record. These are the clues that archaeologist, Digger Morgan, discovers while working on a routine Maryland plantation dig.
We’ll also talk live to Robin Miles and Jacquie Maddix, two women who are in the play, about their characters and behind-the-mic experiences. A production of the Great Northern Audio Theatre.
December 11, 2016
In the Embers, Part 2
Who were the girls? When was the fire? The answers all lead to 1920s jazz pioneer, Kit Jeffers, whose voice mysteriously appears on Digger’s computer, and whose existence remains haunted by a singular tragic event.
A production of the Great Northern Audio Theatre, of Minneapolis. Written by Brian Price and Jerry Stearns, with original songs by Price and Mike Wheaton. Also features KFAI’s Dean Johnson and E. G. Bailey.
December 18, 2016
Big Jim Chancer and the Space Pirates
From the Crazy Dog Audio Theatre in Ireland comes this extremely silly sci-fi story. Captain Roslyn Sane and the loyal bridge crew of the starship Amadan confront the picketing members of the ship’s Expendable Characters Union, who are led to mutiny by the peg-legged trolley-man ‘Big Jim Chancer’ and his Maoist Red parrot, Polynomial. Their aim? To launch their own spin-off show.
Written and directed by Roger Gregg. From the Big Big Space series on RTE, Irish National Radio.