Category Archives: Radio Plays

An Audio-Play Review: Hey, Barkeep! I’ll have a Shot of Yakov’s Elixer!

The Inspector General By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Translated by Thomas Seltzer Published by Performed by a full cast The Play: According to the translator’s note, “The Inspector General,” (or simply “The Inspector”) and other reviewers is one of the … Continue reading

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An Audioplay Review: Hey Wait! Didn’t I Just Do This Last Week?

Ender’s Game Alive By Orson Scott Card Published by Brilliance Audio Performed by Kirby Heyborne, Stefan Rudnicki, Theodore Bikel, Scott Brick, Samantha Eggar, Harlan Ellison, Susan Hanfield, Roxanne Hernandez, Janis Ian, Rex Linn, Richard McGonagle, Jim Meskimen, Emily Rankin, John … Continue reading

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A Radio Play Review: When the Director Yells, “Cut!” You Do NOT Use Your Sword.

The Technicolor Time Machine By Harry Harrison 1981 Radio Play by The British Broadcasting Company The Book: In 1967 Harry Harrison wrote an imaginative and amusing tale of time travel, the details of which still have a certain ring of … Continue reading

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An Audiobook and Radio Play Review: Walk Around, Not Over That Thing in Your Path!

  Pebble in the Sky By Isaac Asimov Published by the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress Read by Marc Overton Also a Radio Play produced in 1951 on the show, Dimension X by … Continue reading

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A Radioplay Review: Hobbits… Why Did It Have to be Hobbits?

The Lord of the Rings By J. R. R. Tolkien Produced by the British Broadcasting Company Published by Random House Audio Adapted by Brian Sibley and Michael Blakewell The Story: I reviewed audiobook editions for both The Hobbit and The … Continue reading

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