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Classic Radio Theater features great radio programs that warmed the hearts of millions for the better part of the 20th century. Host Wyatt Cox brings the best of old radio classics back to life with the passion of a longtime (as in more than half a century) fan. We’re talking about shows like Jack Benny, Bob Hope, Suspense, Gunsmoke, Fibber McGee and Molly, X Minus One, and many more that decades later still create great entertaining theater of the mind. Classic Radio Theater is keeping America’s love affair with classic radio alive!
Classic Radio Theater airs Saturdays 6pm – 9pm and Sundays 7pm – 10 pm on 92.7FM and the platforms of WGMD.com
Saturday, April 20, 2019
Hour 1 – Dragnet, originally broadcast April 20, 1954, 65 years ago. The Big Net. Fourteen women have been robbed and beaten, but each gives a different description of the purse snatcher.
Hour 2 – You Bet Your Life, originally broadcast April 20, 1957, The Secret Word is ROOF. Also The couple Next Door, originally broadcast April 20, 1959, Aunt Martha to arrive.
Hour 3 – Luke Slaughter of Tombstone, originally broadcast April 20, 1958, The Henry Fell Story. Also Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Shepherd Matter, originally broadcast April 20, 1956.
Sunday, April 21, 2019
Hour 1 – The CBS Radio Workshop, originally broadcast April 21, 1957, 62 years ago. The Son of Man. A passion play with music by Bach. Raymond Burr is the narrator. Also appearing is Herbert Marshall, Robert Young, Vincent Price, and Victor Jory.
Hour 2 – The Great Gildersleeve, originally broadcast April 21, 1946, Trolley Car House. Also The Couple Next Door, originally broadcast April 21, 1960, Who Discovered America
Hour 3 – Gunsmoke, originally broadcast April 21, 1957, Bear Trap. Also Buck Rogers in the 25th Century. Gyro Cosmic Relativator