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 8pm – 10pm and Sundays 7pm – 10 pm on 92.7FM/98.5FM and the platforms of wgmd.com
Saturday, May 21, 2022
Hour 1 - I Was a Communist for the FBI starring Dana Andrews, originally broadcast May 21, 1952, 70 years ago, Pit Viper. Cvetic tries to prevent the Party from creating unrest among American miners.
Hour 2 - Inner Sanctum Mysteries, originally broadcast May 21, 1946, Detour to Terror. A man and his twin sister are lured from a country road where they meet a strange blind man and his brother. Mason Adams stars. Also Claudia, originally broadcast May 21, 1948, Hors D’oeuvers under Apple Tree. Gertrude's one weakness.
Sunday, May 22, 2022
Hour 1 - Nightbeat starring Frank Lovejoy, originally broadcast May 22, 1950, 72 years ago, I Wish you Were Dead. Randy Stone meets the meek Mr. Fettle in the park. This gentleman can kill just by thinking someone dead!
Hour 2 - Jack Benny, originally broadcast May 22, 1955, 67years ago. Trouble with Twombley. Jack is having trouble with Twombley, the sound effects man. Eugene Twombley was really the name of one of the sound effects men on the program, but the part is played by Mel Blanc. The last show of the series. Also Have Gun Will Travel starring John Dehner, originally broadcast May 22, 1960, Lucky Penny. Paladin hires out to young Dusty for $1.61, to keep his uncle from beating him and shooting his dog.
Hour 3 - Suspense, originally broadcast May 22, 1956, Fragile-Contents Death starring Vic Perrin. A story about a Postmaster's attempt to find a time-bomb among thousands of packages before it goes off. Also part 2 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Tears of the Night Matter, originally broadcast May 22, 1956. Johnny visits Sam Costigan, a very tough guy!