Audio drama is often described as “the theater of the mind” and some of the best horror stories leave things up to one’s imagination. So it really shouldn’t come as any surprise that there are some top notch horror radio programs from the days of yore.
When we think of rating things at PG: parental guidance suggested, these two favorites are some of the programs we’re thinking about:
Suspense – The House in Cypress Canyon
Escape – Three Skeleton Key (with Vincent Price)
Also, if you’ve thought to yourself, “Yeah, these are classics and all, but what if I want vintage radio with Australian voices?” Well, you’re in luck!
In a sign that the larger entertainment industry is re-discovering audio fiction, the Writer’s Guild of America, East (WGAe) has created a new agreement specifically for scripted podcasts, which you read all about on their website here.
We’re bummed that you all won’t get more “Prince Prigio” for a few weeks. So, assuming you’re caught up with all our other shows and specials, it might be time to check out many other fine audio theater podcasts out there.
While she voiced no end of characters, people might remember her best as Cindy Bear and also as Aunt May, but she not only had different voices, she wore different hats. Later in life, she was both a talent manager and a realtor. As Mark Evanier writes, she was skilled at adopting other identities.
Now we’re off to fire up some old Yogi Bear cartoons…