The award-winning and critically acclaimed Wireless Theatre Company strives to keep radio theater alive and well. From the hilarious to the terrifying, this diverse collection features 10 Wireless Theatre productions in a single volume: We Are the BBC by Susan Casanove, directed by Jack Bowman; No Cause for Alarm by Gareth Rubin; Stage Fright by Lynn Howes, directed by Emma Taylor, and more.
The award-winning and critically acclaimed Wireless Theatre Company strives to keep radio theater alive and well. From the hilarious to the terrifying, this diverse collection features 10 Wireless Theatre productions in a single volume.
Wickedly acerbic, The Youth of Old Age shows acclaimed British actor Prunella Scales at her dragon-tongued best. As the story's matriarch, she's determined to prevent her heir from marrying "out of sorts".
By the award-winning team of Stuart Price and composer Michael Bruce, and based on the works of Edgar Allen Poe, The Grimm of Stottesden Hall was recorded in front of a terrified live audience.
In this hilarious British comedy, a mismatched bunch of oddballs and geeks, along with a borderline-psychotic television presenter, venture to a haunted inn in England to record the first-ever episode of Spook Squad - a groundbreaking television show investigating the bizarre, the mysterious, and the supernatural.
Roger Benezoscee is the worst boss you've ever had. What could possibly force this obnoxious, egotistical old megalomaniac to change his ways? Nothing short of a Damascene conversion.
Biddlecombe is a perfectly ordinary English seaside town - except everyone there has been turned to stone. Two seriously out-of-their-depth police officers uncover the strange truth of what happened when middle-aged and romantically disappointed hairdresser Marjorie Briggs finds something in a polythene bag on the beach that didn't belong there - something ancient and terrible with the power to seriously muck up the lives of Marjorie and all those she loves and hates.
Blighted by phonophobia, a history student takes refuge from the London din in a quiet bookshop off Charing Cross Road. There he makes a chance discovery: an old scrap of paper hidden in a dusty book. On that scrap is a code hiding a lost musical score - the last work of the evil Anton Valderberg Drache! With Halloween approaching, the student races to unlock the mystery, unaware of the supernatural powers he is about to unleash.
Have you ever wondered what life would be like as a young woman running a farm? Sally Anne Criplett is just that girl. Living with her mole-obsessed, gun-happy, cider-drinking father, Sally has her work cut out. But with the love of local farm boy Johnny Hutchins and their mutual passion for Elvis and farm machinery, life can be full of frolics.
Today on Radio Hoohah: "In My Mind" delves into the thoughts of Leonora Velvety Constable-Wheeler and her passion for pugs, Shakespeare, and taking her clothes off when she totally doesn't realize it. Popular soap opera The Burgers has a few surprises in store when Mrs. White slips on some conditioner in the hairdressers. "What's New" has an exclusive look into Dorothy Ahlwhala's latest novel, Raspberry Ripple, Iron Hoof; the latest theater and music releases; as well as a political hot potato: globalization.
Robert is having a dream about his late wife. The next night there she is again, hauntingly familiar in the full personification of her monstrous personality. His current wife is not amused with his nocturnal flirtation with the past. As dreams and reality begin to overlap, Robert begins a desperate hunt to find out why this is happening. Is he really losing his mind?
Since our bodies cannot genuinely explore space, why not get rid of them? Without trotting out the already tired clichés about social networking sites being our main interaction or pointing out that with gaming systems becoming so sophisticated, the next generation will spend an overwhelming amount of time interacting through the Internet, it seems obvious to us that we are already heading for a "body-free" future.