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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, February 16, 2018
Hour 1 – New Adventures of Nero Wolfe starring Sydney Greenstreet, originally broadcast February 16, 1951, 68 years ago, the Case of the Party for Death.
Hour 2 – The Story of Dr Kildare, originally broadcast February 16, 1951, Pete Coslov, Mental Illness. The case of Pete Coslov, who is mentally ill. Also the Family Doctor from 1932, episode 1, False Witness
Hour 3 – Suspense, originally broadcast February 16, 1953, The Love and Death of Joaquin Murieta starring Victor Mature.. Also Claudia, originally broadcast September 29, 1947, Meet the Naughtons.
Sunday, February 17, 2018
Hour 1 – The CBS Radio Workshop, originally broadcast February 17, 1957, 62 years ago. The Space Merchants Part 1. The science fiction classic of the future in the grip of “Madison Avenue.” How to “sell” the colonization of Venus. Staats Cotsworth stars.
Hour 2 – The Halls of Ivy, originally broadcast February 17, 1950, the Chinese Student. Also The Couple Next Door, originally broadcast January 13, 1958, Cake Recipe
Hour 3 – Screen Directors Playhouse, originally broadcast February 17, 1950, Fred Allen in It’s In The Bag. Also Lum and Abner, originally broadcast February 6, 1935