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, September 7, 2019
Hour 1 – The CBS Radio Workshop, originally broadcast September 7, 1956, 63 years ago, The Hither and Thither of Danny Dither. An original musical comedy about Danny, a messenger from the Department of Faith, Hope, and Charity who comes to Earth for a very special reason.
Hour 2 – The Story of Dr Kildare starring Lew Ayers and Lionel Barrymore, originally broadcast September 7, 1950, Medical Examiner Mix Up. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast September 7, 1948. Abners Polo Pony?
Hour 3 – Frontier Gentleman starring John Dehner, originally broadcast September 7, 1958, The Last Of Belle Siddons. Also Part 5 of a 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story, The Curse of Kamashek Matter, originally broadcast September 7, 1956.
Sunday, September 8, 2019
Hour 1 – Mysterious Traveler, originally broadcast September 8, 1946, 73 years ago, The Symphony of Death. Shortly after a composer buys three tombstones for his sisters, all three die of “unfortunate” accidents.
Hour 2 – The Stan Freberg Show, originally broadcast September 8, 1957, Revisiting the Abominable Snowman. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast September 8, 1948.
Hour 3 – Yours Truly Johnny Dollar, originally broadcast September 8, 1957, The Charmona Matter. Also Suspense, originally broadcast September 8, 1957. Old Army Buddy starring Victor Jory.