Audio Drama


The Road: The Legacy of Nigel Kneales Legendary Lost TV Play Lives On

The Road: The Legacy of Nigel Kneale's Legendary Lost TV Play Lives On

The Road is a 1963 BBC TV play written by Nigel Kneale that was lost when the BBC, in their infinite wisdom, wiped the videotape to recycle it for further use. It is the same policy that has caused a large number of episodes of Doctor Who and various other classic TV shows to be […]

Pilgrim: BBC Radios Immortal Wanderer Returns for Halloween Special

Pilgrim: BBC Radio's Immortal Wanderer Returns for Halloween Special

Pilgrim, the creation of Sebastian Baczkewicz that lasted 7 series on BBC Radio 4 before ending its run last year, returns for a 2-part special, "The Timbermoor Imp". The first part is up on the BBC website and Sounds app for 2 weeks. The second part will be up from next Friday. Paul Hilton plays […]

Deacon Creator Edson Burton Discusses His BBC Urban Supernatural Drama

Deacon Creator Edson Burton Discusses His BBC Urban Supernatural Drama

LBSLA needs a little more love than I’ve shown it lately but it will happen.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6YgjCCgywI&t=134s How the BBC Produces Audio Drama Our readers don't always know how radio plays are put together Can you tell us how the writing, casting, and production came together?Radio is similar in some regards as film[...]

The Deacon Trilogy: BBC Radios Superb New Urban Supernatural Drama

The Deacon Trilogy: BBC Radio's Superb New Urban Supernatural Drama

There's a new and quite wonderful supernatural drama series on BBC Radio 4. The Deacon Trilogy features veteran actor Don Warrington as a mysterious drifter who shows up when least expected to save a lost soul. Created and written by Edson Burton, a historian, poet, playwright, and performer, the series features an almost all-black cast and […]

Shakespeare in the Park 2020: NYC Theater Series Goes Radio Play Route

Shakespeare in the Park 2020: NYC Theater Series Goes Radio Play Route

Shakespeare fans, rejoice! Summer usually ushers in with its outdoor performances, more often Shakespeare plays abound though many have had their seasons canceled because of COVID-19 safety concerns. The Public Theater in New York City has found a creative solution for this, keeping both audiences and performers safe all while keeping the show free to […]

DC Comics to Become Audio Drama Podcasts Through Spotify

DC Comics to Become Audio Drama Podcasts Through Spotify

So that the likes of Wonder Woman, Batman, Superman, the Joker and Harley Quinn may have audio dramas as podcasts Marvel Comics has recently entered this field, and the likes of Dirk Maggs has been doing such for BBC Radio 4 for decades The shows will be available free.In addition to producing all-new series based[...]

Doctor Who: Moffat Mackie Lucas Reunite for The Best of Days Audio

Doctor Who: Moffat, Mackie, Lucas Reunite for The Best of Days Audio

With Talalay as creative supervisor, music from Murray Gold, and visuals from Benji Clifford, the audio drama sequel finds the two companions trying to keep their spirits up after the fallout And if it sounds like the world outside our windows right now? It should...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOJ0OU6Odh4&feature=youtu.beMackie has asked that viewers/ listeners please make a donation in[...]

Doctor Who: Big Finish Reveals Time Lord Victorious Audio Dramas Info

Doctor Who: Big Finish Reveals Time Lord Victorious Audio Dramas Info

Paul McGann returns as the Eighth Doctor in a trilogy of full-cast audio drama adventures, facing off against his sworn enemies, the Daleks, during the Time War McGann is joined by Silas Carson as Brian the Ood, Samantha Béart as Tiska, and Nicholas Briggs as the Daleks In addition, Doctor Who: Short Trips will feature[...]

Doctor Who Audio Drama Ranges Revamped By Big Finish Productions

Doctor Who Audio Drama Ranges Revamped By Big Finish Productions

Big Finish has been producing original Doctor Who audio dramas for more than 20 years now After the original show went off the air on the BBC, the gap was filled by original and slightly more adult-oriented novels published by Virgin Books and new audio dramas produced by Big Finish The production company began with[...]

Doctor Who Lockdown Officially Puts Out The Call: Doctors Assemble

Doctor Who Lockdown Officially Puts Out The Call: Doctors Assemble

Doctor Who Magazine writer and BBC Radio Editor Emily Cook has another line-up of impressive names set for this Saturday's Doctor Who Lockdown global rewatch of Doctor Who: An Adventure in Space and Time. Starting at 7 p.m. U.K. British Standard Time (2 p.m. U.S. Eastern Standard Time), writer-actor Mark Gatiss and actor Sacha Dhawan […]

Doctor Who Multi-Platform Event Time Lord Victorious Set for Fall 2020

Doctor Who Multi-Platform Event Time Lord Victorious Set for Fall 2020

As if global rewatches, live-tweeting, and original content being released around their favorite episodes wasn't enough, Doctor Who fans were treated to the news on Monday that BBC Studios will be launching the multi-platform story "Time Lord Victorious" later this year. The massive, immersive experience will launch in September 2020 and run over a 12-week […]

Janelle Monae Looks to Uncover the Mysteries of Homecoming Season 2

Janelle Monae Looks to Uncover the Mysteries of Homecoming Season 2

The second season of Amazon Prime's Homecoming finds Janelle Monáe (Harriet, Hidden Figures) stepping into the lead role to join Stephan James' Walter Cruz as the mysteries revealed during the first season continue to grow. Created by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg, Kyle Patrick Alvarez (13 Reasons Why, The Stanford Prison Experiment) is taking over the […]

Doctor Who: Watch Russell T Davies Rose Sequel Audio Drama Here

"Doctor Who": "Watch" Russell T Davies' "Rose" Sequel Audio Drama Here!

Following up on Doctor Who star Jodie Whittaker offering some timely advice and showrunner Chris Chibnall posting an original short story involving the 13th Doctor's regneration, Russell T Davies penned and posted a prequel to "Rose" – the episode that marked the series. What we weren't expecting was for Davies to post a sequel to […]

Doctor Who: Big Finish Teases Lost Tom Baker/Cybermen Story Adapt

"Doctor Who": Big Finish Teases "Lost" Tom Baker/Cybermen Story Adapt

Looking ahead to next year, an unfilmed story from Tom Baker’s first season on Doctor Who will be produced by Big Finsh Productions as an audio drama “Return of the Cybemen” was originally written by 1974 by their creator Gerry Davis Then-story editor Robert Holmes rewrote it extensively and it became “Revenge of the Cybermen”[...]

Doctor Who: Big Finish Suspends Schedule Over Coronavirus Concerns

"Doctor Who": Big Finish Suspends Schedule Over Coronavirus Concerns

Big Finish Productions suspended the recording portion of their audio drama productions this week They join the rest of the Film & TV industry in shutting down to avoid spreading the coronavirus (COVID-19) The company produces audio drama versions of Doctor Who, Torchwood, The Prisoner, Space: 1999, The Prisoner, Blake’s 7 and may more series[...]


The Sandman: Neil Gaiman Audible Team for Audio Drama Adapt [TRAILER]

"The Sandman": Neil Gaiman, Audible Team for Audio Drama Adapt [TRAILER]

It didn't happen (although it was how Dirk and I first crossed paths) and I'm glad it didn't happen, because we are in a Golden Age of audio drama right now, and Dirk and I are much better at what we are doing This is a rich audio adaptation of The Sandman Graphic Novels, brilliantly[...]