Audio Dramas


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

Big Finish has been producing Doctor Who audios since 1999, starring Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, David Tennant, and John Hurt. 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 […]

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

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

It's the 5th anniversary of David Bowie's death, and the BBC has been running all kinds of tributes to him. The most interesting is Low, written by veteran TV writer-direct Sean Grundy and directed by the prolific Dirk Maggs. The radio play – or audio podcast for you millennials – retells the story of Bowie […]

The Doctor Who Got Away Christopher Eccleston Returns with Big Finish

The Doctor Who Got Away Christopher Eccleston Returns with Big Finish

Christopher Eccleston played the 9th Doctor in Russell T. Davies' revival of Doctor Who back in 2005. Amidst widespread skepticism and snobbish dismissal in some mainstream circles, the show was a big hit and started the ball rolling to turn into a global pop phenomenon, especially by the time David Tennant took over as the […]

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 […]

Always Sunny Cobra Kai SNL TWD Orville &#038 More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Always Sunny, Cobra Kai, SNL, TWD, Orville & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Welcome back to another serving of BCTV Sunday Slices, where I take a look at the past week in BCTV's coverage to offer a thought or two on the topic. Once again, the views expressed here are my own and don't necessarily reflect on the rest of the fine folks at Bleeding Cool. Which is […]

Batman Unburied: Spotify David Goyer Team Up to Analyze Bruce Wayne

Batman Unburied: Spotify, David Goyer Team Up to Analyze Bruce Wayne

When Spotify and WarnerMedia's DC Comics announced in June that the two were teaming up for a slate of narrative scripted podcasts that take a deep dive into every corner of the DCU, fans were wondering who or what would have the honor of being in the spotlight first. Ironically, it's a hero who's not […]

Luci Loves Desi: Anne Heche Wilmer Valeramma Set for BBC Radio Play

Luci Loves Desi: Anne Heche, Wilmer Valeramma Set for BBC Radio Play

Luci Loves Desi: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom is a 5-part BBC Radio 4 series about the making of the classic sitcom I Love Lucy that dropped today. In a surprising casting coup, Anne Heche plays Lucille Ball and Wilmer Valeramma plays Desi Arnaz. Other cast members include Jared Harris, […]

The Stone Tape: Revisiting BBCs Obscure Classic Ghost Story

The Stone Tape: Revisiting BBC's Obscure Classic Ghost Story

BBC's The Stone Tape is both the most influential and most obscure ghost story of the 20th Century. Written by Nigel Kneale and only transmitted once in 1972, it was a new take on the ghost story that still feels fresh today. A Modern Take on Hauntings A tech company doing research in an old […]

Always Sunny Ratched XFL WWE Friends &#038 More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Always Sunny, Ratched, XFL, WWE, Friends & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Welcome back to another round of BCTV Sunday Slices, our little slice of opinionated heaven where your resident "man-child" (long story, but I realize now that people throw out phrases they actually don't have the ability to understand so that's sad) looks back on the past week in Bleeding Cool Television's (BCTV) coverage to see what […]

Jared Padalecki Tyra Banks Star Trek &#038 More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Jared Padalecki, Tyra Banks, Star Trek & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Welcome back to BCTV Sunday Slices, our little slice of opinionated heaven where I look back at Bleeding Cool's television (BCTV) coverage from the past week to offer up some wisdom on the conditions of the television landscape over the past several days. This week, things had that slow-n-steady vibe as Skybound Xpo happened this […]

The Sandman Audio Adapt Preview: Deaths Not Happy with Her Baby Bro

The Sandman Audio Adapt Preview: Death's Not Happy with Her Baby Bro

With Neil Gaiman (American Gods), Dirk Maggs (Good Omens, Anansi Boys), and Audible Originals' first-ever audio production of the author's popular and highly influential The Sandman series set to premiere this Wednesday, July 15, listeners are getting a preview that introduces our ears to one of the characters that fans of the comic book have […]

The Sandman: Audible Trailer Teases James McAvoys Morpheus aka Dream

The Sandman: Audible Trailer Teases James McAvoy's Morpheus aka Dream

With only a little more than a week to go before Neil Gaiman (American Gods), Dirk Maggs (Good Omens, Anansi Boys), and Audible Originals' first-ever audio production of the author's popular and highly influential The Sandman, fans are being treated to a look at/listen to the official trailer for the adaptation. Set for release on July […]

Lili Reinhart Colin Kaepernick Katy Keene &#038 More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Lili Reinhart, Colin Kaepernick, Katy Keene & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Welcome to BCTV Sunday Slices, our little slice of weekly heaven where I look back at Bleeding Cool's television (BCTV) coverage from the past week to bestow some incredibly not objective, totally opinionated wisdom on what has become of the television landscape. The week leading into a July 4th weekend tends to be a bit […]

Star Trek Lucifer AHS &#038 More: BCTV 2020 Influencers Mid-Year Report

Star Trek, Lucifer, AHS & More: BCTV 2020 Influencers Mid-Year Report

So back at the beginning of the year, we published The Bleeding Cool Top 30 TV Series Influencers 2020, a look inside the BCTV "crystal ball" to predict the broadcast, cable, and streaming shows that would have a major influence on our viewing habits as we rolled through 2020 – and beyond. We made some changes […]

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

Spotify is announcing a multiyear partnership with Warners and DC Comics which will include original, scripted, narrative shows with DC Superheroes and Supervillains on 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 […]

Audible Originals Summer: Kevin Bacon Yvette Nicole Brown and More

Audible Originals Summer: Kevin Bacon, Yvette Nicole Brown and More

With summer now only days away, Audible is boosting its original and exclusive programming line-up with four new scripted audio series with an impressive line-up of familiar faces that includes Carrie Coon, Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon, Yvette Nicole Brown, and more. Here's a look at what your earholes have coming to them: period drama Phreaks, novella […]

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

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

Doctor Who Magazine writer and BBC Radio editor Emily Cook announced last week that the final "Doctor Who Lockdown" global rewatch was canceled out of respect for the protests against police brutality towards the Black community that was inflamed by the killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers. Cook said the […]

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

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

Less than a month after BBC Books announced their contributions to BBC Studios' upcoming massive multi-platform event "Time Lord Victorious," Big Finish has stepped up to announce their role in the 12-week immersive experience. Paul McGann returns as the Eighth Doctor in a trilogy of full-cast audio drama adventures, facing off against his sworn enemies, […]

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 […]