audio drama


Cinderella in the Studio – By Jack Robotham (age 10 years)

The Script Hiatus at weirdworldstudios is being interrupted this month because my 10 year old son (Jack Robotham) has written his first Audio drama script (and I’m extremely proud).  Here it is folks, in all its comic glory… CINDERELLA IN THE STUDIO – by Jack Robotham SCENE 1:     INT … Continue reading

Cinderella in the Studio - A comedy by Jack Robotham

Rapunzel For Schools - Episode 6 - Just Desserts

Rapunzel for Schools – Episode 6 – Just Desserts

Below we present the complete text of episode 6 of Rapunzel for Schools. Each scene is introduced with writer’s notes on the process of adapting the original fairy tale as an Audio Drama. EPISODE 6 –      JUST DESSERTS Writer’s Notes The third and final act opens here. This is … Continue reading


Rapunzel for Schools – Episode 5 – Fateful Meeting

Below we present the complete text of episode 5 of Rapunzel for Schools. Each scene is introduced with writer’s notes on the process of adapting the original fairy tale as an Audio Drama. EPISODE 5:       FATEFUL MEETING Writer’s Notes Though we start with our focus on Rapunzel, the scene is … Continue reading

Rapunzel For Schools - Episode 5 - Fateful Meeting

Rapunzel For Schools - Episode 4 - The Darkening Forest

Rapunzel for Schools – Episode 4 – The Darkening Forest

Below we present the complete text of episode 4 of Rapunzel for Schools. Each scene is introduced with writer’s notes on the process of adapting the original fairy tale as an Audio Drama. EPISODE 4 – THE DARKENING FOREST Writer’s Notes This episode will introduce us to Franz and Rapunzel. … Continue reading


Rapunzel for Schools – Episode 3 – Desperate Measures

Below we present the complete text of episode 2 of Rapunzel for Schools. Each scene is introduced with writer’s notes on the process of adapting the original fairy tale as an Audio Drama.   EPISODE 3 –      DESPERATE MEASURES Writer’s Notes The raising of the stakes continues (even as … Continue reading

Rapunzel For Schools - Episode 3 - Desperate Measures

Rapunzel For Schools - Episode 2 - Kidnapping

Rapunzel for Schools – Episode 2 – Kidnapping

The following material is copyright 2015 to Weirdworldstudios.com (all rights reserved). It is made available for educational use as is but cannot be reproduced, transmitted or otherwise shared or distributed without the owner’s written permission. Neither can this play be performed or broadcast publicly without the written permission of the … Continue reading


Rapunzel For Schools – Episode 1 – Gustav the Hunter

The following material is copyright 2015 to Weirdworldstudios.com (all rights reserved). It is made available for educational use as is but cannot be reproduced, transmitted or otherwise shared or distributed without the owner’s written permission. Neither can this play be performed or broadcast publicly without the written permission of the … Continue reading

Rapunzel For Schools - Episode 1 - Gustav the Hunter

Audio Drama For Schools - Appendix 1 - Writer's Notes - Adapting Rapunzel

Writer’s notes on adapting Rapunzel – Audio Drama for Schools (Appendix)

The following material is copyright 2015 to Weirdworldstudios.com (all rights reserved). It is made available for educational use as is but cannot be reproduced, transmitted or otherwise shared or distributed without the owner’s written permission. Below you can read the story of Rapunzel as told by the Brothers Grimm.  This … Continue reading


Scripting Audio Drama – Audio Drama For Schools Lesson 06

Scripting Audio Drama In our last lesson we worked on preparing and presenting a radio play live before an audience. In particular we looked at the skills of voice acting, preparation of sound effects and musical cues, and the actual performance of the play. This lesson takes approximately x hours … Continue reading

Audio Drama For Schools - Lesson 06 - Scripting Audio Drama

Audio Drama For Schools - Lesson 05 - Performing Audio Drama

Performing Audio Drama – Audio Drama for Schools Lesson 05

Performing Audio Drama In our last lesson we looked at reading and understanding radio drama scripts. We learned about three act structure, character arcs, and the key plot and character points to be found in a script. We also learned to recognize and follow directions in a script and take … Continue reading


Reading Audio Drama Scripts – Audio Drama for Schools Lesson 04

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 04 - Reading Audio Drama Scripts