Audio Drama


Doctor Who: Big Finishs Future is Female RTD Early Who Script Adapt

Doctor Who: Big Finish's Future is Female; RTD Early Who Script Adapt

Now they’re kicking off 2021 by celebrating their newest audio drama producers - all of them female - and their forthcoming work on the Doctor Who and Torchwood audio drama lines To go along with the announcements, there's also some very good news on Russell T Davies' first-ever 1985 Doctor Who script "Mind of the[...]

Low: BBC Radio 4 David Bowie Drama Traces Making of Legendary Album

Low: BBC Radio 4 David Bowie Drama Traces Making of Legendary Album

Directing a piece of meta pop culture as audio drama is his specialty, and Low is possibly his most surreal production yet.Low is streaming on the BBC website for the next 4 weeks. It’s the 5th anniversary of David Bowie’s death, and the BBC has been running all kinds of tributes to him[...]

The Doctor Who Got Away Christopher Eccleston Returns with Big Finish

The Doctor Who Got Away Christopher Eccleston Returns with Big Finish

To the surprise and joy of fans, he will play the 9th Doctor once again, for Big Finish audio dramas later this year- and now we have the details.[caption id="attachment_1320197" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor Adventures - The Ravagers" key art courtesy of Big Finish[/caption]Doctor Who – The Ninth Doctor Adventures: Ravagers is a[...]

The Sleeper and the Spindle: Neil Gaiman Story Gets BBC Radio Adapt

The Sleeper and the Spindle: Neil Gaiman Story Gets BBC Radio Adapt

It's always a delight to have a BBC radio adaptation of a Neil Gaiman story, especially for the holiday season. The Sleeper and the Spindle, Gaiman's deconstructionist and subversive take on the story of Snow White stars Game of Thrones' Gwendoline Christie as the Queen and Dame Penelope Wilton, Harriet Johns from Doctor Who, as […]

2000 AD: Future Shocks Radio is Live with Alan Moore Christmas Story

2000 AD: Future Shocks Radio is Live with Alan Moore Christmas Story!

2000 AD announced Future Shock Radio, a new series of half-hour audio dramas based on classic Future Shock stories to be available exclusively to 2000 AD and Judge Dredd Megazine subscribers Konnie Huq, Rufus Hound, Al Murray, and Janet Ellis are just some of the celebrity voices behind Future Shocks Radio - a brand new series of audio adaptations of[...]

5 True Crime Podcasts To Chill Your Bones: Morbid Last Podcast &#038 More

5 True Crime Podcasts To Chill Your Bones: Morbid, Last Podcast & More

Lately my Spotify, and even my YouTube, have been filled with mainly a history of podcasts and that might be why my song recommendations feel so old. I can't get enough of them lately, but especially those centered around the spooky and true crime of the world. As a bisexual genderqueer individual, listening to true crime podcasts […]

Peanuts Character Franklin Subject of New BBC Radio Play

Peanuts Character Franklin Subject of New BBC Radio Play

This is a pleasant surprise. BBC Radio 4 premiered Franklin, a dramatization of that moment in 1968 when Charles M. Schulz chose to introduce a black character to the Peanuts comic strip in light of Martin Luther King's Assassination and the Civil Riots riots. You might think a drama about a comic artist trying to […]

Pilgrim: The Timbermoor Imp Part 2 Unleashes More Halloween Thrills

Pilgrim: The Timbermoor Imp Part 2 Unleashes More Halloween Thrills

BBC Radio 4 released Part 2 of Pilgrim: The Timbermoor Imp just in time for Halloween. Creator Sebastian Baczkiewicz has brought the series back for a special 2-parter that's effectively its 9th series, which is pretty impressive. If you're after a Halloween and a John Constantine fix, this is the closest you're going to get. […]

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 […]