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  • M. J. Elliott

    The Gothic horror tradition of film icon Vincent Price is revived in these twisted radio plays that transplant the best of the horror genre into innovative and bizarre landscapes for these unforgettable stories, which include horrific transformations, twisting plots, perversions of science, labyrinthine castles, Gothic dread, surreal revelations, and a little unexpected genre-bending. Now, The Colonial Radio Theatre on the Air in Association with Bluewater Productions brings you Vincent Price Presents - featuring stories of horror and suspense inspired by some of Mr. Price’s most famous films, as well as creating new frightening tales with the assistance of his estate. Now .... turn...read more

  • Charles Dickens

    The Colonial Radio Theatre pulls out all the stops in this magnificent production of the Charles Dickens classic Christmas story! This full cast dramatization features a powerful music score — from the magnificent, booming opening of 'God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen,' to the frightening tones of the Ghost of Christmas Future. This Colonial Radio Theatre production has been broadcast yearly since 2005 on Sirius/XM Radio. A holiday treat both you and your family will enjoy for years to...read more

  • Jerry Robbins

    From the journal of William Bradford, this audio production dramatizes the trials and tribulations of the Pilgrims and the events that lead up to their sailing from Southampton, England in the year 1620. 'Jerry Robbins and the Colonial Radio Players bring to life the persecution and betrayals of the Puritans, while still in Europe, that compelled their flight to the New World. [It] is historically correct, and remains both exciting and fun. This audio presentation has a full cast and music score, with lots of sound effects, engaging your attention and imagination. The Plimoth Adventure, Voyage of Mayflower makes history more personal for the listener' - Dean Carlisle, All Star...read more

  • Gareth Tilley

    Within Each Man, There Lies the Capacity for Infinite Good… and Infinite Evil. Dr. Henry Jekyll: Good-natured, friendly and sociable. Mr. Edward Hyde: Misanthropic, violent and uncontrollable.Prosecutor Gabriel John Utterson, a friend of Jekyll’s, is about to be plunged into the worlds of both men – and will discover the terrifying secret that binds them. From the rain-slicked streets of London to the innermost depths of the human psyche, the award winning Colonial Radio Theatre proudly brings Robert Louis Stevenson’s masterpiece to chilling, nightmarish...read more

  • M. J. Elliott

    The Gothic horror tradition of film icon Vincent Price is revived in these twisted radio plays that transplant the best of the horror genre into innovative and bizarre landscapes for these unforgettable stories, which include horrific transformations, twisting plots, perversions of science, labyrinthine castles, Gothic dread, surreal revelations, and a little unexpected genre-bending. Now, The Colonial Radio Theatre on the Air in Association with Bluewater Productions brings you Vincent Price Presents - featuring stories of horror and suspense inspired by some of Mr. Price’s most famous films, as well as creating new frightening tales with the assistance of his estate. Now .... turn...read more

  • Gareth Tilley

    Meet the Otis family: Mister and Missus, and their four children - Washington, the twins called Stars and Stripes, and their daughter Virginia.  They've just moved from America and into the English country manor of Canterville Chase.  Though rumors persist that the house is haunted, the Otis's have none of it, and set about making the house their own.  Then come the mysterious clanking chains and the bloodstains on the floor, and soon even the Otis family must come face to face with that most feared of creatures - The Canterville Ghost. But will the Ghost be able to survive his encounters with the erstwhile Americans? Based on the immortal short story by Oscar Wilde, the...read more

  • Jerry Robbins

    An exciting adventure series set during the French and Indian War. Ticonderoga tells the story of Captain William Taylor and his Mohawk scout Degadawidah who are charged to escort Captain Carlton Campbell of the 42nd Highlanders through the dangerous lands of the Huron to Fort Edward, where the British are making plans to march on the French held Ticonderoga . On the journey they meet young orphan Adam Cobbs who receives a baptism by fire in the harsh and bloody wilderness of New York State. With drums beating and bagpipes wailing, Ticonderoga is a musket blasting adventure on the epic scale that The Colonial Radio Theatre has become known...read more

  • P.G. Wodehouse

    Jeeves Takes Charge: In which the incomparable silly-ass Bertie Wooster makes the acquaintance of the world's foremost Gentleman's Personal Gentleman, Jeeves. Together, they are thrust into a dashed tricky situation concerning Uncle Willoughby's memoirs. The manuscript is sheer dynamite, and Bertie's love life will be ruined if he doesn't prevent it reaching the publishers. It's up to Jeeves to save the day... Extricating Young Gussie: On the instructions of his fearsome Aunt Agatha, Bertie is packed off to New York, ordered to prevent his cousin Gussie Mannering-Phipps from going into vaudeville. But the involvement of a beautiful girl named Ray, of all things, threatens to complicate...read more

  • P.G. Wodehouse

    What ho, chaps! Those frightfully good eggs at Colonial Radio Theatre have seen fit to release some of the earliest stories by the world's greatest comic writer, P. G. Wodehouse. Top hole! 'Jeeves and the Unbidden Guest': Bertie Wooster is living the high life, as an English gentleman in New York. But when he's instructed to look after young Wilmot, a fearful drip who just happens to be the son of the fearsome Lady Malvern, matters become jolly complicated jolly quickly. And for some reason, Bertie's valet Jeeves refuses to be of any help at all. What's to be done? 'Leave it to Jeeves': Has Jeeves let his master down? Bertie's attempts to play cupid result in the most atrocious...read more

  • J.T. Turner

    Allan Quatermain, a professional big game hunter, is approached by English aristocrat Sir Henry Curtis and his friend, Captain John Good, late of the Royal Navy. They need his help finding Sir Henry's brother, who was last seen traveling north into the unexplored interior in search of the fabled King Solomon's Mines. On their perilous journey, they encounter such characters as the evil witch-woman, Gagool, and the terrifying King Twala and his mighty army. The award winning Colonial Radio Theatre on the Air brings this classic tale to life with a full cast, music score, and thousands of sound...read more

  • Washington Irving

    Ichabod Crane, a lanky, lean, superstitious school master, arrives to teach the children of Sleepy Hollow. As he vies for the attention of the lovely Katrina Van Tassel, his rival for her attention is the town rowdy, Brom Bones. Brom tries to scare Ichabod away with local superstitions and ghost tales. Soon enough the ill-fated schoolmaster encounters a terrifying legend come to life—The Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow.Meticulously adapted to stay true to the mood and flavor of the book Washington Irving is most famous for, this Colonial Radio presentation won the Charles Ogle Award for the Best Fantasy Production of...read more

  • Jerry Robbins

    USS CONSTITUTION is the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat, having been launched in 1797. In The Adventures of Old Ironsides, we dramatize two of her most exciting adventures. In The Barbary Pirates - the year is 1805, and Constitution battles Tripolitan Pirates to free the crew of the captured USS Philadelphia. An “edge of your seat” adventure, it is based totally on fact with nothing thrown in for dramatic effect – it didn’t need it! In Escape To The Wind, Constitution finds herself in the War of 1812, and finds herself being chased by a squadron of five British Warships. The wind dies down, and the ships are dead in the water, Captain Hull finds a way...read more

  • Jerry Robbins

    From Jules Verne comes this radio production about an English Blockade Runner in the American Civil War and its attempt to free a prisoner held by the Confederates. A full music score, thousands of sound effects and the award winning Colonial Radio Theatre on the Air bring this classic adventure to life before your very...read more

  • The Brothers Grimm

    Once upon a time in the middle of winter, when the flakes of snow were falling like feathers from the sky, a queen sat at a window sewing, and the frame of the window was made of black ebony. And whilst she was sewing and looking out of the window at the snow, she pricked her finger with the needle, and three drops of blood fell upon the snow. And the red looked pretty upon the white snow, and she thought to herself, 'Would that I had a child as white as snow, as red as blood, and as black as the wood of the window-frame.' Soon after that she had a little daughter, who was as white as snow, and as red as blood, and her hair was as black as ebony; and she was therefore called Little Snow...read more

  • Jerry Robbins

    Five years have gone by since the devastation of the buffalo stampede hit Clearmont, and the three part season opener titled The Twisted Badge puts Marshal Britt MacMasters in the most dangerous place he has ever been – the other side of the Law. In Those We Leave Behind, Britt finds 15 year old Matt Andersen alone on the prairie - the son of an outlaw recently killed in a shoot out. Meanwhile, Jud Corey, whose brother was killed by the outlaw years before, wants his revenge on the boy, and in The Gunfighter, Chad encounters his first crisis as deputy when a mob wants to lynch a reformed gunfighter who has stopped in Clearmont on the way to his daughter’s wedding. These and many...read more

  • Ray Bradbury

    The people of Earth are preparing for war—a war that could potentially destroy the planet. Explorers are sent to Mars to find a new place for humans to colonize. Bradbury's Mars is a place of hope, dreams, and metaphor—of crystal pillars and fossil seas—where a fine dust settles on the great empty cities of a silently destroyed civilization. It is here the invaders have come to despoil and commercialize, to grow and to learn—first a trickle, then a torrent, rushing from a world with no future toward a promise of tomorrow. The Earthman conquers Mars...and then is conquered by it, lulled by dangerous lies of comfort and familiarity, and enchanted by the lingering...read more

  • Jerry Robbins

    In the tradition of classic radio plays, with a full cast, music, sound effects, all digitally recorded, the award winning Colonial Radio Theatre On The Air is proud to present this spectacular production - 'ALABAMA!' - the story of the famed Confederate Warship and scourge of the Union shipping fleet during the American Civil War. Built in secrecy for the Confederate States Navy in England, she captures or burns 65 Union vessels and takes more than 2000 prisoners in her short career – which comes to an end off the coast of Cherbourg, France, when she encounters the USS...read more

  • Charles Dickens

    On Christmas Eve, a traveler finds himself waiting out a snowstorm at the Holly Tree Inn. While passing the hours for the weather to pass so his coach can continue its journey, the warm hearth of the inn brings his mind to roam to pass recollections, both happy and grave. He also ponders the true meaning of his current journey and reason for his melancholy… the women he planned on marrying is, instead, going to marry his best friend. However, the delay at the inn is about to bring him a miraculous discovery. With a full cast, sound effects, and a majestic score by Jeffrey Gage, THE HOLLY TREE INN is the fifth Dickens Christmas story to be produced by the award winning Colonial Radio...read more

  • Clay And Susan Griffith

    Based on the exciting Bluewater Comic by Clay and Susan Griffith, Allan Quatermain journeys deep into the unexplored, mysterious forests of equatorial Africa to repay a debt of honor and avenge a wrong. He encounters the dangerous Lord of Locusts, Bwana Nzige, a slaver from Zanzibar. Nzige is a capricious dictator who is creating an empire built on ivory and blood. A thrilling adventure from the award winning Colonial Radio Theatre on the...read more

  • Walter Koenig

    From the mind of Walter Koenig (Star Trek: The Original Series, Babylon 5) comes Buck Alice and the Actor-Robot - a science-fiction comedy unlike anything you've ever heard before! When an alien invasion annihilates most of humanity, it's up to a small pocket of survivors to restart civilization. There's just one problem: they're all losers. From an Irish pub to the Florida Everglades, from the outermost reaches of space to the innermost regions of the mind, join a rag-tag group of humans and aliens as they face the end of one way of life and the beginning of another. Packed with absurdity, pathos, wry observations about human nature, and a story that will keep you on your toes until...read more