Classic Radio Theater with Wyatt Cox 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 8 – 10pm on 92.7FM/98.5FM and Sundays 1 - 5am on 98.5FM and 7 – 10 pm on 92.7FM and the platforms of TheTalkofDelmarva.com
Saturday, January 28, 2023
Hour 1 - Suspense, originally broadcast January 28, 1952, 71 years ago, Carnival starring Joseph Cotton. Rene, a side show "mechanical man," has very human feelings after all.
Hour 2 - The Life of Riley starring William Bendix, originally broadcast January 28, 1945, The Missing Five Dollars. Five dollars is missing from the half-and-half jug ("We haven't tasted cream in 2 years"). Riley suspects Junior took it. Also Chandu the Magician, originally broadcast January 28, 1949, Banished to Oblivion. Chandu is weakened by Dr. Shaw's evil, but recovers through his psychic power. The Reagents return to California, Chandu plans to visit the Yogi and the adventure ends.
Hour 3 - The Red Skelton Show, originally broadcast January 28, 1950, The Big Business Venture. Also Speed Gibson of the International Secret Police, originally broadcast January 28, 1939, Davis is Killed.
Sunday, January 29, 2023
Hour 1 - Inner Sanctum Mysteries, originally broadcast January 29, 1946, 77 years ago, The Blood of Cain starring Mercedes McCambridge. A woman graduates from poisoning pigeons to learning that she is the latest in a long line of murderers. "That was no lady...that was my knife!"
Hour 2 - Jack Benny, originally broadcast January 29, 1939. Training for a fight with Fred Allen. Jack is in training for a possible fight with Fred Allen. He visits Andy Devine's farm to train for the big match. Also Captain Midnight, originally broadcast January 29, 1940, The Tree. The last tree falls and Chuck starts his perilous take-off.
Hour 3 - Our Miss Brooks starring Eve Arden, originally broadcast January 29, 1950, School on Saturday. Mr. Conklin calls a school session on Saturday and may get hanged in effigy! Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast January 29, 1946, Lum is upset how the city is run. Abner has been stripped of his office as Notary Public. Lum decides that Pine Ridge must hold an election for a new mayor.