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We’ve done several recreations of classic Golden Age of Radio episodes. These shows — direct re-creations of shows that were originally broadcast in the heyday of radio drama — were PMRP’s mainstay in its early years, and have influenced and inspired many of our later shows with original material (such as the “War of the Worlds” segment in The Big Broadcast of 1938, which was a retelling of some of the events of Orson Welles’ famous broadcast in a new setting, but tried to capture some of the spirit of the original broadcast.
Congratulations to the cast of PMRP’s Halloween show, Tomes of Terror: Spirits of Suspense, recreating three classics of suspense and horror from the Golden Age of Radio. The show features
and you can “Read more” to learn more about the radio plays and see the cast lists.
We hope to see you there! Tickets and reservations should be available by early October, so watch this space!
In July, 2015’s Summer Radio Mystery Theatre show was Night of the Super Sleuths (Except When It’s a Matinée) featuring Hercule Poirot in “Death Wears a Mask”, “Lady Molly of Scotland Yard” in “The Frewin Miniatures”, and Sherlock Holmes in “The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton”.
Gort, Klaatu Barada Nikto! In May of 2012 we presented our Spring Sci-Fi Spectacular, with a reprise of our Red Shift episode “Havoc over Holowood” and our version of “The Day the Earth Stood Still” as originally adapted for Lux Radio Theater.
There’s one due date you can never escape! In October 2008 we presented Tomes of Terror 3, featuring our recreations of a Hallowe’en episode of The Baby Snooks Show and “The Tell-Tale Heart” as adapted for Nightfall and “Reynardine”, an original adaptation of Athan Y. Chilton's short story “The Ballad of Reynardine”.
In October 2007 we presented Tomes of Terror 2, featuring “Halloween Party” from Our Miss Brooks and “Carmilla” and “The Stone Ship” from Nightfall
In October 2006 we presented our first Tomes of Terror anthology, featuring “Gildersleeve's Halloween Party” from Fibber McGee and Molly and “The Maid’s Bell” and “The Monkey’s Paw”, both originally performed on Nightfall.
In July of 2012 we presented the the Summer Radio Mystery Theatre ’12, featuring our versions of “Gracie Takes Up Crime-Solving” from Burns & Allen, “Sorry, Wrong Number” from Suspense, and “The Hound of the Baskervilles” from CBS Radio Mystery Theatre.
In July of 2011 we presented Summer Radio Theatre ’11, featuring our versions of “The Do-Nothing Detective” from Black Jack Justice, “Junkyard” from X Minus One, and the classic Escape! episode “Three Skeleton Key”.
Hallowe’en comes alive! Our Hallowe’en show for 2013 featured our original adaptation of the classic horror film “Night of the Living Dead”, which largely inspired the zombie genre, and our version of the Suspense! episode “Ghost Hunt”, about a skeptic’s stay in a haunted house.