A Wednesday of historical plays

This Wednesday our radio station takes a dive into the wealth of free historical radio plays available online. Great historic events emerge through the pen of profilic dramatists as diverse as Shakespeare, Schiller, Corneille, Orson Welles and David Karp. We will encounter the great personalities of history: Ceasar, Marie Antoinette, Stalin, Florence Nightingale, Queen Victoria and many more. Men of science, literature, even common soldiers, sailors and printers will make an appearence.

Be sure to tune in Wednesday for an evening of historical drama.

Current playlist:
  1. “Oliver Cromwell” by John Drinkwater
  2. “The Plot to Kill Stalin” by David Karp
  3. “Young Tom Edison” by Dore Schary, Bradbury Foote and Hugo Butler
  4. “Mary, Queen of Scots” (short radio adaptation)
  5. “The Life of Emile Zola” by Matthew Josephson
  6. “Cardinal Richelieu” by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  7. “The Killers of Mussolini”  by A.E. Hotchner
  8. “Disraeli” by Julien Josephson
  9. “The Story of Louis Pasteur”  by Pierre Collings
  10. “Madame Curie” based on Eve Curie’s book
  11. “Robert E. Lee” by John Drinkwater
  12. “Mary Stuart” by Friedrich Schiller
  13. “Julius Caesar” by William Shakespeare
  14. “Elizabeth, The Queen” by Maxwell Anderson
  15. “Victoria Regina” by Laurence Housman
  16. “Abraham Lincoln” by John Drinkwater
  17. “Mary of Scotland” by Maxwell Anderson
  18. “The Lady with the Lamp” (short radio adaptation)
  19. “The Trial of John Peter Zenger” by Irve Tunick
  20. “Abe Lincoln in Illilnois” by Robert E. Sherwood
  21. “Marie Antoinette” by Hilaire Belloc
  22. “Edward II” by Christoopher Marlowe
  23. “Mutiny on the Bounty” by Orson Welles
  24. “The Barrets of Wimpole Street” by Rudolf Besier
  25. “Ruy Blas” by Victor Hugo
  26. “The Cid” by Pierre Corneille

 

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