Best OTR podcasts we could find (Updated September 2019)
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Journey with Judy through time in her chronological Radio appearances.
 
Discover every Suspense episode currently available! If you like this series, check us out at otrpodcasts.com for even more classic radio shows!Audio Credit: "Suspense" by The Old Time Radio Researchers Group Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/otr-suspense/support
 
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MrFs-OTR
Daily
 
The best OTR from my favorite genres; noire, western, drama and more. I typically post Monday through Friday in the AM US mountain time. If no new posts are done then I'm probably on vacation.Also, check out my online radio here, now up 24/7!
 
Horror, Sci-fi, Crime, Mystery, old time radio from 30's 40's and 50's "Listen To Dead People"
 
Presenting the biggest legends of Hollywood starring in "Suspense," radio's outstanding theater of thrills! Each week, we'll hear two chillers from this old time radio classic featuring one of the all-time great stars of stage and screen.
 
The #1 most popular Jack Benny and OTR Podcast on the internet! Listen to the most talented actors and comedians in radio history, new audio intros on many episodes. Every week we are celebrating the episodes that are exactly 60, 65, 70 and 75 years old from 1953, 1948, 1943, and 1938! Come get a ton more podcasts from my website, www.buckbenny.com. Tell me what you think at buckbennyotr@gmail.com
 
Crime stories from the golden age. Old Time Radio is filled with cops, robbers, and private investigators...Lets reopen the cases and hear these great stories again!
 
The Ultimate OTR Collection Podcast is a show that features the very BEST of the Golden Age of Radio encompassing Music, Comedy, Suspense, Westerns, Crime and more!
 
Experience Radio's Golden Age!
 
Discover every Dragnet episode currently available! If you like this series, check us out at otrpodcasts.com for even more classic radio shows!Audio Credit: "Dragnet" by The Old Time Radio Researchers Group Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/otr-dragnet/support
 
Experience Radio's Golden Age!
 
The Jack Benny Show AKA The Jello Program AKA The Lucky Strike Program aired from the 1930's right through to the 1950's. Each week your host, John Henderson, brings an episode from that week 60-80 years ago. It's old, yet still as funny as ever. "The Jack Benny program, starring Jack Benny with Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Rochester, Dennis Day, and yours truly Don Wilson"
 
Experience Radio's Golden Age!
 
Decoder Ring Theatre presents new stories and characters inspired by the classic broadcasts of the Golden Age of Radio. The crimebusting exploits of The Red Panda - Canada's Greatest Superhero! The mystery of that hardest-boiled of detectives, Black Jack Justice... all this and more in full-length, full-cast recordings.
 
X Minus One is widely considered among the finest science fiction dramas ever produced for radio. The first 15 episodes were new versions of Dimension X episodes, but the remainder were adaptations of newly published science fiction stories by leading writers in the field, including Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Philip K. Dick, Robert A. Heinlein, Frederik Pohl and Theodore Sturgeon, along with a few original scripts. For baby boomer's that liked The Outer Limits and The Twilight Zone and for ...
 
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Theater of Thrills
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Spooky Old Time Radio shows, inspired by "Inner Sanctum Mysteries" and featuring great audio Drama like "Suspense".
 
Golden Classics Great OTR Shows - Classic Radio Shows From the 30's onwards
 
Decoder Ring Theatre presents new stories and characters inspired by the classic broadcasts of the Golden Age of Radio. The crimebusting exploits of The Red Panda - Canada's Greatest Superhero! The mystery of that hardest-boiled of detectives, Black Jack Justice... all this and more in full-length, full-cast recordings.
 
Hello and welcome to the Behind the Mic from otrpodcasts.com. On this podcast, we explore the history behind many of Old Time Radio's greatest performances!We jump around from series to series, picking one episode each week and together we learn about the actors, producers, sponsors, and more before listening to that full episode as it was originally broadcast.If you have a great idea for a future podcast, please send me a voice message by clicking the link in the show notes. Thanks for tuni ...
 
Horror, Sci-fi, Crime, Mystery, old time radio from 30's 40's and 50's "Listen To Dead People"
 
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Adventure Stories
Monthly
 
Adventure Stories,hosted Dennis Humphrey takes you back to the golden days of Radio by presenting the best Adventure Stories from Old Time Radio.
 
Ron's Amazing stories is a weekly podcast which presents truly amazing tales. These will range from dramatic readings to old time radio. We also have interviews with authors, radio personalities and even sports legends.
 
Ron's Amazing stories is a weekly podcast which presents truly amazing tales. These will range from dramatic readings to old time radio. We also have interviews with authors, radio personalities and even sports legends.
 
Pendant Productions
 
Boxcars711 Old Time Radio Pod originates from the 'Heart Of Historic Germantown," Philadelphia, Pa.Bob Camardella began podcasting at Podomatic in October 2005 and at the Radio Nostalgia Network at Libsyn.com in January 2006. From 2006 through 2009, in addition to the top ranked Boxcars711 show at Podomatic and Libsyn, "Humphrey/Camardella Media Productions" commanded a top ten slot at Podshow (1.5 million downloads per month), a top 10 ranking at Libsyn (1.7 million downloads per month) and ...
 
Dimsdale podcasts, Full cast Radio Dramas, audio books, OTR old time radio, all in one podcast, New episode every day. Keep checking back for more. Goto www.dimsdale.co.uk and check out the latest releases and podcasts, all for free in easy to consume source. Ideal for your favourite podcast player.
 
A podcast about anything and everything with guests involved in body modification, transgender sex changes, music, and stand up comedy.
 
A podcast about anything and everything with guests involved in body modification, transgender sex changes, music, and stand up comedy.
 
OTR Mystery, Suspense, & Horror is a podcast dedicated to exploring, analyzing, commentating and critiqing old time radio programs and plays that fall into the genre of mystery, suspense, & horror.
 
OTR Mystery, Suspense, & Horror is a podcast dedicated to exploring, analyzing, commentating and critiqing old time radio programs and plays that fall into the genre of mystery, suspense, & horror.
 
Join Sasquatch Syndicate, as we unravel the mystery behind the illusive creature known as "Bigfoot". Whether you believe Sasquatch is an ape, a relic hominid, a paranormal or inter-dimensional entity, or even an alien from another world we have you covered. Sasquatch Syndicate is hosted by Chuck Geveshausen former marketing publicist of "Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom", and Time Life Books "Mysteries of the Unknown". Sasquatch Syndicate has received numerous broadcasting, and marketing award ...
 
Award-winning anthology series of audio dramas, in the realm of the strange, speculative, and supernatural. Some episodes include more mature content, but have warning labels.
 
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Heirloom Radio
Daily
 
Retired Biology_Environmental Science educator... passion for old time radio... protecting the environment, civil rights, and audio/video editing for local radio and TV station production. Produced 60+ OTR re-enactments with local actors. 13 years as radio host for "Audio Theater". Currently co-host a show on local cable TV called "Don't Dis' My Ability" and produce a storytelling program called "True Tales Live" which is found on Soundcloud and Itunes.
 
Burns and Allen was an American comedy duo consisting of George Burns and his wife, Gracie Allen. They worked together as a comedy team in vaudeville, films, radio and television and achieved great success over four decades.
 
Sketch comedy in the vein of The Firesign Theatre, OTR, & Monty Python. One-man voice team - performing over 400 characters! No. Not at once, stupid.
 
A podcast hosted by an American devoted to the rpeservation of British old time radio.
 
Boston Blackie is a fictional character who has been on both sides of the law. As originally created by author Jack Boyle, he was a safecracker, a hardened criminal who had served time in a California prison. Prowling the underworld as a detective in adaptations for films, radio and television, the detective Boston Blackie was "an enemy to those who make him an enemy, friend to those who have no friend."The Boston Blackie radio series, starring Chester Morris, began June 23, 1944, on NBC as ...
 
Boxcars711 Old Time Radio Pod Offers the best of Old Time Radio, Oldies, Easy Listening and Talk. Broadcasting from the heart of Germantown, on WPNM radio, and over the Shoutcast Network, host Bob Camardella mixes his vast collection of entertainment, with news and events from the ole neighborhood reunion groups of Germantown, Phila., Pa., Where The Oldies Are Still Young
 
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Dragnet
Monthly
 
Dragnet was created and produced by Jack Webb, who starred as the terse Sgt. Friday. Webb had starred in a few mostly short-lived radio programs, but Dragnet would make him one of the major media personalities of his era.Webb was a stickler for accurate details, and Dragnet used many authentic touches, such as the LAPD's actual radio call sign (KMA-367), and the names of many real department officials, such as Ray Pinker and Lee Jones of the crime lab or Chief of Detectives Thad Brown. Dragn ...
 
The WOLFE BROTHERS AUDIO DRAMA is a gritty, family saga that deals with real life’s hardships including: alcoholism, rape, effects of child abuse and bullying, psychological instabilities, vigilantism, family unity, revenge, political corruption, condemnation and redemption. Listener beware: graphic language, adult content, violence and graphic sex Website: http://www.fictionforadults.com/ Email: lita@fictionforadults.com
 
Award-winning anthology series of audio dramas, in the realm of the strange, speculative, and supernatural. Some episodes include more mature content, but have warning labels.
 
Award-winning anthology series of audio dramas, in the realm of the strange, speculative, and supernatural. Some episodes include more mature content, but have warning labels.
 
Award-winning anthology series of audio dramas, in the realm of the strange, speculative, and supernatural. Some episodes include more mature content, but have warning labels.
 
Award-winning anthology series of audio dramas, in the realm of the strange, speculative, and supernatural. Some episodes include more mature content, but have warning labels.
 
Award-winning anthology series of audio dramas, in the realm of the strange, speculative, and supernatural. Some episodes include more mature content, but have warning labels.
 
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Enjoy this creepy story from The Weird Circle!By Dakoda Black.
 
An elderly man sits on a porch brandishing a shotgun and promising to kill the man who poisoned his fourteen year-old dog. Original Air Date: November 16, 1954 Support the show monthly at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]By OTR Detective – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio.
 
33 Half Moon Street,the great Michael Todd played the part of Investigator Aubrey Mason, whose slogan was "We do anything, anywhere, at anytime", and also went along guaranteeing success of every case. The name of the show is the address of the detective agency, 33 Half Moon Street.By Entertainment Radio.
 
Vanessa (Aired December 10, 1939) The Campbell Playhouse was a sponsored continuation of the Mercury Theater on the Air, a direct result of the instant publicity from the War of the Worlds panic. The switch occurred on December 9, 1938. In spite of using the same creative staff, the show had a different flavor under sponsorship, partially attri ...…
 
"Dimsdale: Twilight Zone - V17E02 - The Invaders" from archive.org was assembled into the "Dimsdale" podcast by Fourble.Episode 723 of 735.
 
The Sad Clown (Aired October 7, 1946) The Casebook of Gregory Hood, starring Gale Gordon in the title role, took over where Sherlock Holmes had left off. Sponsored by Petri wine, it used the same "weekly visit" format and the same team of Anthony Boucher and Dennis Green that had written The New Adventured of Sherlock Holmes. Gregory Hood was m ...…
 
Presenting The Molle Mystery Theater "Zelma's Boy" airerd Sep 19, 1947. Please support these shows with your donation today, thank you.http://mpir-otr.com/sponsors-donations
 
Presenting The Molle Mystery Theater "Zelma's Boy" airerd Sep 19, 1947. Please support these shows with your donation today, thank you.http://mpir-otr.com/sponsors-donations
 
Spend your summer vacation with a middle-grade mystery sure to delight detectives of all ages. Abagail Branagan is sure that something is rotten on Beechnut Street. Now if only she can get a chance to prove it. Has she really lived her whole life in the most boring place on Earth? Is it just the pile of her dad’s old mystery books that has made ...…
 
Spend your summer vacation with a middle-grade mystery sure to delight detectives of all ages. Abagail Branagan is sure that something is rotten on Beechnut Street. Now if only she can get a chance to prove it. Has she really lived her whole life in the most boring place on Earth? Is it just the pile of her dad’s old mystery books that has made ...…
 
Cruise To Batabano (Aired May 12, 1952) Bold Venture was a classy production from start to finish. At an estimated cost of $36,000 per taping week [or about $12,000 per episode], it pretty much had to have been. Even subtracting the Bogarts' contribution of $5,000 per episode, that still left $7,000 per episode to fund the remaining production ...…
 
https://www.archive.org/download/rr12019/TheHorror933.mp3 This time on The Horror, we’ll hear an adaptation of Brickett Bottom from Amyas Northcote as produced by Beyond Midnight. This episode, The Paxton’s House, originally aired November 8, 1968. Download TheHorror933By RelicRadio.com.
 
https://www.archive.org/download/rr12019/TheHorror933.mp3 This time on The Horror, we’ll hear an adaptation of Brickett Bottom from Amyas Northcote as produced by Beyond Midnight. This episode, The Paxton’s House, originally aired November 8, 1968. Download TheHorror933By RelicRadio.com.
 
Reflected Image (Aired November 17, 1940) The cackling character of the Hermit was played by John Kent, Charles Penman, Toby Grimmer, and Klock Ryder. William Conrad produced when the show moved to KMPC Los Angeles with Mel Johnson as the Hermit (1940-42), followed by John Dehner (1942-44). Detroit's--then--CBS Basic Network affiliate, WJR, was ...…
 
Judy Goes To A Racetrack (Aired September 24, 1946) A Date with Judy was a comedy radio series aimed at a teenage audience which had a long run from 1941 to 1950. The show began as a summer replacement for Bob Hope's show, sponsored by Pepsodent and airing on NBC from June 24 to September 16, 1941, with 14-year-old Ann Gillis in the title role. ...…
 
Easy Riches Sudden Death (Aired June 1, 1952) NBC first envisioned The Chase as a new Television feature. This was not uncommon during the later 1940s and early 1950s. Several Radio features straddled both media, with varying success. Developed as a psychological drama, the premise was that many life situations place their subjects in a 'chase' ...…
 
"Dimsdale: Twilight Zone - V17E01 - Once Upon A Time" from archive.org was assembled into the "Dimsdale" podcast by Fourble.Episode 722 of 735.
 
The Human Bomb (Aired December 20, 1933) Calling All Cars was one of the earliest police shows on the air. It ran from November 29, 1933 through September 8, 1939. It’s sponsor was the Rio Grande Oil Company, which is why the show only ran in areas where Rio Grande "cracked" gasoline was sold. The sponsor promoted its "close ties" with police d ...…
 
The Marilyn Conners Case (Aired January 12, 1951) Helen Asher was portrayed by Virginia Gregg, who also played the part of Brooksie on Let George Do It and Betty Lewis on Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar. Blake Edwards wrote the early shows and also directed a few. Music was composed by David Baskerville and later by Frank Wirth. In January of 1951, ...…
 
The Wishing Well Dance (Aired June 12, 1949) Produced by Larry Berns and written by director Al Lewis, Our Miss Brooks premiered on CBS July 19, 1948. According to radio critic John Crosby, her lines were very "feline" in dialogue scenes with principal Conklin and would-be boyfriend Boynton, with sharp, witty comebacks. The interplay between th ...…
 
Johnny is sent to Los Angeles to find evidence of illegal activity so the company can cancel the policy of a doctor they suspect is a quack. Original Air Date: October 15, 1949 When making your... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]By OTR Detective – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio.
 
The Rose Tattoo (Aired July 19, 1953) Best Plays presents theatrical paramounts of excellence. It's hosted by the drama critic of New York’s Daily News, John Chapman. Dramatic and comedic performances outshine other theater radio shows, greatly performed by such greats as Boris Karloff and Alfred Drake. "The Rose Tattoo" opened at the Martin Be ...…
 
"Dimsdale: Twilight Zone - V16E10 - Now You Hear It, Now You Don't" from archive.org was assembled into the "Dimsdale" podcast by Fourble.Episode 721 of 735.
 
Eddie Jenkins & The Arsonist (Aired July 5, 1950) Dr. Kildare was produced for syndication in 1949 at WMGM, New York. It was based on the popular Dr. Kildare movies of the late 1930's and early 1940's, and brought to the microphone the stars of that series, Lew Ayres and Lionel Barrymore. Ayres played the young, idealistic Dr. James Kildare; Ba ...…
 
McGee The Artist (Aired February 24, 1953) Fibber McGee and Molly premiered in 1935. The program struggled in the ratings until 1940, when it became a national sensation. Within three years, it was the top-rated program in America. Few radio shows were more beloved than Fibber McGee and Molly. The program’s lovable characters included Mayor LaT ...…
 
On Ron’s Amazing Stories this time we have three creepy stories about camping. Sylvia Shults joins us for another round of ghost stories, this time the focus is on animals. She also shares a big surprise for one lucky listener. We end the show with two short tales from author Fredric Brown that are perplexing, to say the least. So, press the pl ...…
 
On Ron’s Amazing Stories this time we have three creepy stories about camping. Sylvia Shults joins us for another round of ghost stories, this time the focus is on animals. She also shares a big surprise for one lucky listener. We end the show with two short tales from author Fredric Brown that are perplexing, to say the least. So, press the pl ...…
 
Enjoy this mystery story from The Haunting Hour!By Dakoda Black.
 
Presenting a discussion of improving our art practice with entry in art shows, art contests, and exhibitions. Artists: Clyde J. Kell, Diane Hunt, Constance Brosnan.
 
Presenting a discussion of improving our art practice with entry in art shows, art contests, and exhibitions. Artists: Clyde J. Kell, Diane Hunt, Constance Brosnan.
 
The Playground (Aired November 2, 1984)) The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) began airing a fascinating range of classic, mystery, comedy, documentary, and supernatural drama throughout the 1970s to 1990s to a steadily expanding audience--both in Canada and throughout the northern portions of the U.S. The CBC's extensive Radio offerings ...…
 
A New Face For Joe Harvey (Aired November 5, 1946) Over 200 episodes of this series were produced between 1944 and October 25, 1950. Other sponsors included Lifebuoy Soap, Champagne Velvet beer, and R&H beer. While investigating mysteries, Blackie invaribly encountered harebrained Police Inspector Farraday (Maurice Tarplin) and always solved th ...…
 
A man comes to Blackie asking for help claiming to be a man who was declared dead while in Africa. Original Air Date: January 26, 1949 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]By OTR Detective – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio.
 
For the 150th episode of the podcast, we welcome another star to our "five-timer's club." Vincent Price is back in the Suspense spotlight in two more old time radio thrillers. We'll hear him as a psychic sleuth in "The Green and Gold String" (originally aired on CBS on June 9, 1957). Then, Price stars in an adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's terri ...…
 
John Hayes (Aired October 28, 1953) he entire run of Crime Classics is supported by some of the most famous Radio voice talents of The Golden Age of Radio. And as might be expected of a CBS Network-sustained production, the technical staff was top notch. From Elliott Lewis' direction to Morton Fine, David Friedkin, and Elliott Lewis' scripts, t ...…
 
"Dimsdale: Twilight Zone - V16E09 - An Occurence At Owl Creek Bridge" from archive.org was assembled into the "Dimsdale" podcast by Fourble.Episode 720 of 735.
 
Gulfstream Green (Aired October 13, 1942) Murder Clinic, the WOR-Mutual series which brought you each week one exciting case; one member from the special branch of the worldâs great detectives. Each week on Murder Clinic another detective story from another well-known mystery writer was adapted for broadcast. Fans of the so-called Golden Age of ...…
 
Presenting The Frontier Gentlemen "Daddy Buck Bucks" aired May 04, 1958. Please support these shows with your donation today, thank you.http://mpir-otr.com/sponsors-donations
 
Presenting The Frontier Gentlemen "Daddy Buck Bucks" aired May 04, 1958. Please support these shows with your donation today, thank you.http://mpir-otr.com/sponsors-donations
 
Following up with another old time country show from the Grand Ole Opry broadcast by WSM in Nashville, TN on July 24, 1948 starring Red Foley with Ernest Tubb and Minnie Pearl with a tale from Grinder's Switch. The first song is "Rock on Down the Line"... If you are a country music fan, check out the PBS Ken Burn's series on "Country Music" whi ...…
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12019/CaseClosed653.mp3 Case Closed begins with Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar this week. We’ll hear The Tolhurst Theft Matter, from October 27, 1951. After that, it’s Night Chase from Tales Of The Texas Rangers, their broadcast from January 28, 1951. Download CaseClosed If you enjoy Ca ...…
 
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