More from Columbia Workshop today, with a radio dramatization of the play that brought the world the word ‘robot’. It’s Karel Capek’s 1920 play R.U.R. This first aired April 18, 1937.
On this episode we’ll hear again from the Campbell Playhouse. This one is titled Dinner At Eight, and first aired February 18, 1940.
This week our strange tale comes from the archives of the Columbia Workshop. We’ll hear an episode from March 21, 1937 titled Danse Macabre. If you enjoy this series, be sure to check the next Sci-Fi episode for their adaptation of R.U.R.
On this episode we’ll hear again from The Black Mass. A series that aired irregularly from 1963 to 1967 on the west coast. This episode, based on the story by Ambrose Bierce, is titled The Death Of Halpin Frayser. This one aired May 20, 1964.
This week it’s Counterspy. We’ll hear the first of a two part episode titled The Case Of The Fabulous Formula, which first aired April 18, 1950. Be sure to tune in next week for Part 2!
It’s more from Lights Out this time around, and an episode that came up briefly on the forum titled Profits Unlimited. This one first aired July 20, 1943.
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Crime Classics starts us off this week with an episode from April 14, 1954 titled James Evans, Fireman. Then, after Believe It Or Not, it’s Orson Welles in The Black Museum with The Claw Hammer. That one aired some time in 1952 (begins at 31:48).
Gunsmoke starts things off this week with Shakespeare, their episode from August 23, 1952. Next up is Incredible But True with Heads Up. To close, it’s the Columbia Workshop with an episode from March 2, 1946 titled Slim (begins at 34:47).
This week we’ll hear from X Minus One, and their episode from August 22, 1957 titled Drop Dead.
Our strange tale comes with a little humor this week. From The Mysterious Traveler we’ll hear The Haunted Trailer, which first aired June 4, 1952.