Drama - Old Time Radio Shows

A Canticle for Liebowitz

A Canticle for Leibowitz is a post-apocalyptic science fiction novel by American writer Walter M. Miller, Jr., first published in 1960.

Adventures By Morse

Stories from the pen of Carlton E. Morse graced the airwaves. One Man's Family, I Love A Mystery, Adventures by Morse from January 16, 1939 to January 26, 1952.

Authors' Playhouse

Authors' Playhouse was an anthology radio drama series, created by Wynn Wright, that aired on the NBC Blue Network from March 5, 1941 until October 1941.

Bold Venture

Bold Venture was a 1951-1952 syndicated radio series starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. Morton Fine and David Friedkin scripted the taped series...

Campbell Playhouse

The Campbell Playhouse (1938-40) was a CBS radio drama series directed by and starring Orson Welles. Produced by John Houseman, it was a sponsored continuation.


This series was broadcasted from June 3, 1949 to February 26, 1957 on NBC at various times and days, starring Dragnet starred Jack Webb as Detective Sergeant J.

Encore Theater

Encore Theater was a 1946 Summer replacement series, sponsored by Schenley Labs, Inc. All shows had a medical theme, some concerned medical research...

Gang Busters

Gang Busters was an American dramatic radio program heralded as the only national program that brings you authentic police case histories.


Nightbeat was a radio drama series that aired on NBC from February 6, 1950 until September 25, 1952, sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer and Wheaties.

Radio City Playhouse

Radio City Playhouse is dramatic radio at its best. First appearing on September 25, 1948, this series was conceived as a showcase NBC.

Terry and the Pirates

Terry and the Pirates was a radio serial adapted from the comic strip of the same name created in 1934 by Milton Caniff. With storylines of action, adventure.

The Adventures of Maisie

The Adventures of Maisie (aka Maisie) was a radio comedy series starring Ann Sothern as Brooklyn secretary Maisie Revere.

The Adventures of the Thin Man

The Adventures of the Thin Man radio series, initially starring Les Damon, was broadcast on all four major radio networks during the years 1941 to 1950.

The Black Museum

The Black Museum was a 1951 radio crime drama program produced by Harry Alan Towers for the BBC and based on real-life cases from the files of Scotland Yard.

The FBI in Peace and War

The FBI in Peace and War was a radio crime drama inspired by Frederick Lewsis Collins' book, The FBI in Peace and War.

The First Nighter Program

The listener is taken to the little theater off Times Square to be part of the opening night performance of drama and comedy.

The Lives Of Harry Lime

The Lives of Harry Lime (original British title The Adventures of Harry Lime) was an old-time radio program produced in London, England during the 1951 to 1952.

The Price of Fear

The Price of Fear was a Horror/Mystery Radio serial produced by BBC Radio during the 1970s. The host and star of the show was Vincent Price.

Wayside Theater

Opened for the Butterfield Theatres chain in 1968, the Wayside was designed by Louis Wiltse and could seat just over 1000.

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar was a radio drama about a fabulous freelance insurance investigator with the action-packed expense account.