An arrow whistles through the trees as a band of outlaws ride boldly against the Sheriff of Nottingham's men. They seek to overturn injustice, to rob from the rich and give to the poor. They ride, from their hideaway in Sherwood Forest, on to great adventure against tyranny in Old England. They are Little John, Friar Tuck, Will Scarlet, and, of course, the greatest archer of them all, Robin Hood.
"Not So Merry Adventures of Robin Hood"
Life on the streets of turn-of-the-century London hurls the orphan Oliver Twist into a danger-filled adventure! With him we meet the Artful Dodger and Fagin, and learn the ways of the hard world...
A willful orphan named Anne, a red-haired "exception", arrives at the home of an elderly sister and brother, and wonderful life adventures begin as Anne matures from a skinny, freckled girl into an intriguing young woman. Along the way, she embraces everyone with her imagination and dreams, and the beautiful town of Avonlea will never be the same.
'Twas the night before Christmas. Ebenezer Scrooge was alone, when suddenly he heard a ghostly moan. A ghost it was, took him back to the past, then to the present and future days in hope that Scrooge would mend his ways.
Beliefs and passions become intertwined with betrayal and violence in this classic adventure tale, performed in exciting Radio Theatre style by a full cast.
"Great Western Dramatization"
Second star to the right and straight on until morning...that's one way to get to Neverneverland. The other is through this unique full-cast performance, presented in exciting Radio Theatre style.
The St. Charles Players present a unique telling of Jules Verne's classic underwater adventure, in a new multi-cast dramatization performed in exciting Radio Theatre style.
The St. Charles Players present a unique telling of Owen Wister's classic Western, in a new multi-cast dramatization performed in exciting Radio Theatre style.
There's a legend in this valley about a ghostly horseman that rides by night. There are many such legends and for schoolteacher Ichabod Crane the darkness of night holds a special fascination...and fear. For often there is truth in stories, especially ghost stories. And one fated night, Ichabod Crane will discover that the horseman of the legend is indeed...headless!
"Fantastic Halloween Treat"
Hoodwinked by a villainous uncle and swept away into slavery aboard a ship bound for the Americas, a young man embarks on one of literature's great adventures. Befriended by a Scottish soldier running from the British crown, they fight off the ship's crew and escape, only to be accused of murder. Forced to flee across the Scottish countryside, their dangerous journey becomes one in which a boy becomes a man, learning the meaning of loyalty, friendship, and honor.
The St. Charles Players present a new and unique telling of this children's classic performed in exciting Radio Theatre style.
"My little girl loves listening to this."
The St. Charles Players present a unique telling of H.G. Wells' classic futuristic adventure, in a new multi-cast dramatization performed in exciting Radio Theatre style.
Cast off on a raft with a runaway slave down the great Mississippi and a boy who couldn't dream of a greater adventure. With each bend of the river, each town, comes a chance encounter, perhaps with a king or duke wrapped in the schemes of scoundrels or a young girl caught amidst a family feud. On a journey with a friend dreaming of freedom, it's full of mischief, full of fun, and the adventures of a lifetime.
"Great story but..."
Toward the end of the Hundred Years War between France and England, as Merlin predicted, a great warrior emerged, uniting a beleaguered nation and leading it to improbable victories. It was said this warrior was a messenger of God. And it may have been, for a country was saved and a kingdom restored. This great leader of men, this messenger who united a nation, was a 17-year-old maiden named Joan.
The St. Charles Players present multi-cast dramatizations of some of Edgar Allan Poe's greatest works, including The Black Cat, The System of Dr. Tarr and Prof. Fether, The Purloined Letter, and The Murders in the Rue Morgue.
Two boys, young men really, one a Prince and heir to the throne of England, and one a poor lad without a shilling, discover one another and their remarkable resemblance. The Prince proposes they exchange places for a brief time, and so we begin a rousing adventure where a sheltered Prince learns that life, often fraught with dangerous turns, is not what he had thought, while a kindly uneducated Pauper nervously prepares to rule a country in the wake of the King's passing.
The St. Charles Players present a unique telling of Henry James' classic tale of relationships and their imperfections, in a new multi-cast dramatization performed in exciting Radio Theatre style.
"Many roads lead to Henry -- this is a gem"
The St. Charles Players present a unique telling of Victor Hugo's classic tale, in a new multi-cast dramatization performed in exciting Radio Theatre style.
Based on O. Henry's endearing tale. Once three wise men came bearing gifts. Now a light dust of snow quiets the city streets. Christmas was upon a young couple whose sharing of lives together had just begun. A gift was needed and only a dollar and eighty-seven cents had been saved. Can the joy, the dreams, the hope for the future, the burning flame of love, be adequately expressed with only a dollar and eighty-seven cents?