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A young man’s journey takes him to a dilapidated sea-front town, rife with deformed characters and ungodly secrets. Can he escape the terrifying town with his life, or will the sinister residents of Innsmouth and their hellish allies drag him down to a horrid fate beneath the waves?

Public Domain (P)2008 HPLHS, Inc.

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Fantastic!!

I love these productions of Lovecrafts work!! Great performance. The sound effects amd music amplify the story perfectly. I'm buying the whole set.

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Another fantastic production from Dark Adventure!!

This is the third production the HPL Historical Society made in 2008 and it is as good as all those before it. This has always been one of my favorite Lovecraft stories and there have been several dramatizations of it, but this is the best by far. Loved the ending!!!

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great

I absolutely love all of these productions by HPLHS. great acting, based on a brilliant story, and expertly designed.

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A Fantastic Story as always.

In these spooky time of Halloween, or just a fine spooky day. I would recommend the provocatively produced; mind altering story the HPLS prepared for you with this gruesome tale.

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Flawless.

This is my favourite audio drama of all time. Matt Foyer is stunningly good as Robert Olmstead. I’ve listened to this tens of times. The production is simply put flawless.

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amazing

Don't wait! After this I want to get all of them. narrator was good, the music and sound effects where great.

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good style of story

dug it, it did need Andrew leamans voice, the style is fantastic, the old timey style works for this style

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Great Stuff

This dramatization mostly follows the original story. It has a story telling frame not in the original. The HPLHS has produced another fine presentation. This is both entertaining and an interpretation of Lovecraft 's work.

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Outstanding

The radio theatre really did justice to the Shadow over Innsmouth.... Spell binding from start to finish :)

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Terror in New England Town

This was another fabulous episode of the Dark Adventure Radio Theater. A young man learns the horrors of a town, not believing the warnings and stories he’s been told. Fantastic cast and excellent production. If you enjoyed this, be sure to pick up more episodes to delight and entertain you.

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  • 04-06-21

brilliant, must listen

really really good book made into a great performance, insane stuff.

a definite must listen for Lovecraft fans

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-22-20

Good while commuting on bus

You need adequate concentration for listening to this audiobook. Thus listening to the audiobook while commuting on bus is far better compared to while working, driving by yourself or walking.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-03-20

Have you got the Innsmouth look?

My first foray into DART and it was fantastic. Great story and very suspenseful. The voice acting was excellent and bought the story to life.

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  • Blackfyre87
  • 09-08-19

Terror rises from the Deep!

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Suspense.

The dramatization medium favored by the HP Lovecraft historical society lends itself well to making the lengthy exposition of Lovecraft more suspenseful.

Plus, this is a classic tale in just about every way.

Least favorite part of the work?

Lovecraft has only one type of protagonist: White Anglo Saxon Protestant Male Academic.

That gets boring after a while.

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HPLHS make great productions whatever they do. They draw you into the cosmic horror with real enthusiasm.

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  • Johnny
  • 05-16-20

riveting stuff

fantastic adaptation of shadow over innsmouth. gripping start to finish. HPLHS have absolutely nailed it.