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, July 20, 2019
Hour 1 – The CBS Radio Workshop, originally broadcast July 20, 1956, 63 years ago. Portrait of London. Sarah Churchill, the daughter of the former Prime Minister, describes her home town in sound.
Hour 2 – Story of Dr Kildare starring Lew Ayers and Lionel Barrymore, originally broadcast July 20, 1951, Evelyn Braggs, Diphtheria. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 20, 1948
Hour 3 – Frontier Gentleman starring John Dehner, originally broadcast July 20, 1958, Mighty Mouse. Also Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story The Star of Capetown Matter, originally broadcast July 20, 1956.
Sunday, July 21, 2019
Hour 1 – The Big Story, originally broadcast July 21, 1948, 71 years ago, Lottery Racket. The “big story” of Keeler McCartney of the Atlanta Constitution, who attempts to clean up a lottery racket and nearly gets killed for his efforts
Hour 2 – The Stan Freberg Show, originally broadcast July 21, 1957, Interview with the Abominable Snowman. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 21, 1948, Abner will need to get married all over again.
Hour 3 – Yours Truly Johnny Dollar, originally broadcast July 21, 1957, The Yours Truly Matter. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast July 21, 1942,