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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.

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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.

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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).

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Airing almost two months after the first adaptation of Hamlet, Welles returned to The Columbia Workshop for a second show November 14, 1936.

Next week we’ll hear from The Black Museum.

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On this episode we’ll hear the first part of a two part production of Hamlet Orson Welles did for The Columbia Workshop.  This first aired September 19, 1936.

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Columbia Workshop kicks off this hour of radio with Gumbert, which first aired August 21, 1945.  Then it’s Believe It Or Not and Act Of Courage.  The Philip Morris Playhouse closes out this show with The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse from September 18, 1951.  Second show begins at 32:29.

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