Monthly Archives: April 2015


Audio cover for Yours Truly Johnny Dollar - The Todd Matter

Showcase #S9 – Yours Truly Johnny Dollar – The Todd Matter

Hi folks, This is a special edition of our audio drama showcase highlighting radio material referred to in our forthcoming series of lessons on Audio Drama for schools. This week we feature one of the best of the Yours Truly Johnny Dollars serials (with all five episodes in the one … Continue reading


Showcase #S8 – Suspense – Ghost Hunt

Hi folks, This is a special edition of our audio drama showcase highlighting radio material referred to in our forthcoming series of lessons on Audio Drama for schools. Suspense, having a reputation for its clever and experimental stories, presented “Ghost hunt”, an early example of the “found footage” genre. Showcase … Continue reading

Audio cover for Suspense - Ghost Hunt

Showcase #S6 – Have Gun Will Travel – The Outlaw Manfred Holt

Hi folks, This is a special edition of our audio drama showcase highlighting radio material referred to in our forthcoming series of lessons on Audio Drama for schools. Have Gun Will Travel began on television and made the unlikely transition to radio where it flourished. It was designed as adult … Continue reading

Audio cover for Have Gun Will Travel - The Outlaw Manfred Holt

Audio cover for The Six Shooter - Britt Ponsett's Christmas Carol

Showcase #S5 – The Six Shooter – Britt Ponsett’s Christmas Carol

Hi folks, This is a special edition of our audio drama showcase highlighting radio material referred to in our forthcoming series of lessons on Audio Drama for schools. The Six Shooter, starring James Stewart was a little known, yet high quality and innovative, show. This episode, a western retelling of … Continue reading


The History of Commercial Radio – Audio Drama for Schools Lesson 02

This week we continue posting a unit of lessons on audio drama for use in schools. They will eventually be gathered into a book but for now they are available freely here at www.weirdworldstudios.com . We hope you enjoy them and welcome any feedback you wish to provide. We also … Continue reading

Audio Drama For Schools - Lesson 02 - The History of Radio

Audio cover for Winston Churchill - We Will Fight On the Beaches

Showcase #S2 – Winston Churchill – We Shall Fight on the Beaches

Hi folks, This is a special edition of our audio drama showcase highlighting radio material referred to in our forthcoming series of lessons on Audio Drama for schools. Winston Churchill’s “fight them on the beaches” speech is credited with galvanising the United Kingdom into resisting German aggression.  While the speech … Continue reading