Best Oldtimeradio podcasts we could find (Updated April 2019)
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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".
 
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.
 
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A podcast of the greatest Old Time Radio ever, The Jack Benny Program! Starring Jack Benny with Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Rochester, Dennis Day, and Don Wilson. 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. An OTR podcast.
 
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We Fix Space Junk
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'We Fix Space Junk' follows seasoned smuggler Kilner and reluctant fugitive Samantha as they travel the galaxy, dodging bullets and meeting strange and wonderful beings as they carry out odd jobs on the fringes of the law. -- A female-led sci-fi comedy sitcom set in the far future, in a high-tech, dystopian world, We Fix Space Junk draws on the Sci-Fi of the past, following in the footsteps of Harry Harrison and of Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. -- Equal parts love-letter t ...
 
Brunch with the Brits is a weekly podcast devoted to Old Time Radio (OTR) comedy, drama, panel shows and music from the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation). Your host is Matt Cox. The show has been on the air since 2008.
 
Relic Radio Science Fiction brings you old time radio stories from sci-fi's greatest writers, as well as original stories for shows like Dimension X, X Minus 1, 2000 Plus, Beyond Tomorrow, and much more! Travel through space and time as they saw it all those years ago.
 
An old-time radio podcast, bringing you detective adventures from the Golden Age of Radio. Each week, tune in for an adventure of Sam Spade, Philip Marlowe, Johnny Dollar, The Saint, and many more.
 
Orson Welles had quite a career in radio, from his days as The Shadow and his Mercury Theatre On The Air, to the radio version of his Third Man character from the movie, and beyond. This podcast will replay his radio performances from his various series and guest appearances.
 
The best Old Time Radio adventures in crime, mystery, espionage and suspense! Relic Radio Thrillers delivers the ticking time bombs, mysterious crime scenes, and the cloak and dagger action that today's armchair adventurer demands!
 
An old-time radio podcast, bringing you detective adventures from the Golden Age of Radio. Each week, tune in for an adventure of Sam Spade, Philip Marlowe, Johnny Dollar, The Saint, and many more.
 
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Times Past Podcast
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Listen To and Download Old Time Radio Shows For Free. Once upon a time, not long ago, there was no internet, no CD players, and no television. Books, newspapers, movies and radio was the form for family entertainment Radio at that time was not anything like we know it today. Radio today is background music, playing music, announcing time, the weather and newscast. Radio between 1925 and 1955 was the ?Golden Age of Radio?. Some like to call it Radio Drama or Audio Theater. By about 1960 ?Old ...
 
Speakeasily is the purveyor of fine comedy sketches, burlesque talk shows, exclusive event coverage, a paranormal detective radio show, podcasts, and live comedy. Their comedy sketches and podcasts stretch the boundaries between surreal and shtick, intellectual and gross-out, counterculture and trash culture.
 
Audio drama that entertains and engages.
 
Original 'old time radio' style productions mixed with the old time radio shows of the past! No Copyright Infringement Intended.Unless otherwise noted, all shows are from the following web site.http://mobilesoftwaredesign.com/OldTimeRadio/OtrPlayer/otr_player.htmlNew West Radio Theatre original productions are copyright 2016, 2017. Contact New West Radio Theatre at newwestradiotheatre@usa.com
 
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Counterspy
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Counterspy was an espionage drama radio series that aired on the NBC Blue Network (later the ABC) and Mutual from May 18, 1942 to November 29, 1957. David Harding (played by Don MacLaughlin) was the chief of the United States Counterspies, a unit engaged during World War II in counterintelligence against Japan's Black Dragon and Germany's Gestapo.
 
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Green Hornet
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The Green Hornet is an American radio adventure series that debuted in 1936 and introduced the character of the Green Hornet, a masked vigilante.
 
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I Love A Mystery
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I Love a Mystery is an American radio drama series that aired 1939–44, about three friends who ran a detective agency and traveled the world in search of adventure.
 
Turn back the dial with the Firehouse Radio Players! Each month, our talented voice actors, sound effects artists, and musicians present original comedies in the style of shows from the Golden Age of Radio. Tune in for soft-boiled mystery with "Cliff Hanger, Private Eye;" interstellar adventure in "The Thrilling Adventures of Captain Fremulon;" hospital drama and romance in "Paging Dr. Destiny," and more! Shows are performed and recorded live at Firehouse Theatre in Richmond, Virginia.
 
The Masonic Radio Theatre is a both a tribute to Freemasonry and a throwback to the radio dramas of the past. Recorded in the highest quality, yet made to sound as if they were broadcast in the 1930s, the Masonic Radio theatre is sure to captivate your attention while solidifying your love of Freemasonry.
 
Radio Theatre Group are a theatre company with a difference. Our output includes live theatre, radio broadcasts and audio drama. Several of our productions are available here to listen or download and we will add more on a regular basis.
 
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Tarzan Of The Apes
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Tarzan was the brain child of American writer Edgar Rice Burroughs, who after having had several failed attempts at penetrating the pulp fiction scene finally made a name for himself with this jungle fantasy adventure. In 1932, the novel was adapted into a radio program that starred James Pierce as the infamous lord of the jungle, Tarzan.
 
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Oscar-winning star and Batman villain Anne Baxter makes her final visit to the podcast in “The Thirteenth Sound,” a Suspense story from April 26, 1951. We’ll also hear her as she recreates her big screen, award-nominated performance from All About Eve on the Lux Radio Theatre (originally aired on CBS on October 1, 1951).…
 
April 23, 1950 - Jack Benny's troop of kids The Beverly Hills Beavers do the show. Plus they mention Phil Harris' movie Wabash Avenue, and the wedding of then vice president Alben W Barkley.
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12019/SciFi564.mp3 We’ll hear from Escape on this week’s Relic Radio Science Fiction. Here’s their story, North Of Polaris. This episode first aired May 17, 1953. Download SciFi564
 
Our Patrons enjoyed a special episode of We Fix Space Junk these weekend, and now you can too! Easter may be over, but you can still enjoy the train heist! as always the special episodes are from earlier in the timeline and takes place between already released episodes of Space Junk, so there are no spoilers if you're not caught up and it's not ...…
 
Translated by Ann Jellicoe, Henrik Ibsen's classic drama of Ellida, who after a torrid affair with a sailor has settled for marriage to a kind, elderly doctor. But the sailor returns.... The action of the play takes place during a summer in the 1880s in a small town on a fiord in northern Norway. Margaret Leighton and John Clements with Robert ...…
 
A Small Union by Peter Tinniswood.mp3By Times Past (Times Past).
 
Screen Director's Playhouse - The Uninvited
 
Nick Carter was a super sleuth in the pulps and on the big screen before he came to radio in 1943, and he found success on the air as well. Lon Clark starred as Carter – “the most famous of all manhunters” – for twelve years in hundreds of radio mysteries. Hear Nick, along with his friends Patsy Bowen and Sgt. Mathison in “The Double Disguise” ...…
 
Nick Carter was a super sleuth in the pulps and on the big screen before he came to radio in 1943, and he found success on the air as well. Lon Clark starred as Carter – “the most famous of all manhunters” – for twelve years in hundreds of radio mysteries. Hear Nick, along with his friends Patsy Bowen and Sgt. Mathison in “The Double Disguise” ...…
 
https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12019/Thriller576.mp3 This week on Relic Radio Thrillers, The Whistler brings us his story from July 28, 1948, titled, Lady From The Sea. Download Thriller576
 
Over the course of a nearly sixty-year career that spanned two continents, Charles Boyer was one of the screen’s most popular stars. The French actor was acclaimed for his romantic leading roles, but he could also be a memorable villain – like when he played Ingrid Bergman’s manipulative husband in Gaslight. We’ll hear the four-time Oscar nomin ...…
 
April 16, 1950 - It's spring so Jack Benny decides to get his house painted. Last week he gave 50 cents away to a fellow that was down on his luck. This week he runs into the fellow again and we learn his name is John L. C. Savoni. In this episode they mention the song "Rag Mop" by the Ames Brothers. They also mention Senitor Joseph McCarthy an ...…
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12019/SciFi563.mp3 We’ll hear Destination Moon from Dimension X on this week’s Relic Radio Science Fiction. This story originally aired June 24, 1950. Download SciFi563
 
Weird Circle - The Rope of Hair
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12019/owota264.mp3 We’ll hear from the Orson Welles Radio Almanac on this episode of Orson Welles On The Air. This episode aired February 16, 1944, and features guest Robert Benchley. Download owota264
 
Criminals and spies can run, but they can’t hide from the FBI. Stacy Harris stars as Special Agent Jim Taylor in This is Your FBI, the only dramatic radio program endorsed by the Bureau and J. Edgar Hoover. We’ll hear a pair of FBI adventures: “The Case of the Curious Coin Collector” (originally aired on ABC on October 4, 1946) and “The Agent A ...…
 
Criminals and spies can run, but they can’t hide from the FBI. Stacy Harris stars as Special Agent Jim Taylor in This is Your FBI, the only dramatic radio program endorsed by the Bureau and J. Edgar Hoover. We’ll hear a pair of FBI adventures: “The Case of the Curious Coin Collector” (originally aired on ABC on October 4, 1946) and “The Agent A ...…
 
https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12019/Thriller575.mp3 We hear from The Chase on this week’s episode of Relic Radio Thrillers, with their story titled, Blackout. This episode originally aired November 23, 1952. Download Thriller575 Listen to more from The Chase.
 
Fred MacMurray leaves flying cars and Flubber behind for his third and final appearance on Suspense. We’ll hear the star in “The Great Train Robbery” (originally aired on CBS on April 13, 1953) – a story that finds MacMurray more in Double Indemnity than Disney territory. Then, MacMurray co-stars with Irene Dunne in an episode from Bright Star, ...…
 
April 12, 1953 - Jack Benny gets out of the shower and realizes he's been washing with a peeled potato instead of soap. Later a man comes looking for a missing heir to $5,000! In the episode they mention the radio show Suspense, Gracie Allen, the opening song to the musical Oklahoma! "O What a Beautiful Morning" and the deodorant Stopette. Poof ...…
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12019/SciFi562.mp3 X Minus One is featured on this week’s Relic Radio Science Fiction. We’ll hear their story from January 2, 1957, The Moon Is Green. Download SciFi562 More from X Minus One Help support RelicRadio.com
 
Inner Sanctum Mysteries - Bog Oak Necklace
 
We're celebrating Jack Webb's birthday, but instead of cake we have three old time radio mysteries starring Webb as three hard-boiled sleuths. First, he's Jeff Regan, Investigator in "The Gambler and the Lady" (originally aired on CBS on December 11, 1948). Then Webb stars as Pat Novak for Hire in "Rory Malone" (originally aired on ABC on March ...…
 
We're celebrating Jack Webb's birthday, but instead of cake we have three old time radio mysteries starring Webb as three hard-boiled sleuths. First, he's Jeff Regan, Investigator in "The Gambler and the Lady" (originally aired on CBS on December 11, 1948). Then Webb stars as Pat Novak for Hire in "Rory Malone" (originally aired on ABC on March ...…
 
https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12019/Thriller574.mp3 This week on Relic Radio Thrillers, Suspense tells it’s tale from October 5, 1944, Dateline: Lisbon. Download Thriller574
 
One of the earliest winners of the "Triple Crown" of acting, Thomas Mitchell was an always-welcome presence in some of the greatest movies of old Hollywood. Whether he was the bumbling but lovable Uncle Billy in It's a Wonderful Life or the drunk Doc Boone in Stagecoach, Mitchell is always a treat to watch with an impish charm to his performanc ...…
 
April 1, 1934 - This is an early episode in which Easter Sunday landed on April fool's Day. The guest star is Eddie Cantor. March 29, 1942 - This episode is an unfortunate recycled script from the 1930s that was "updated" for the 1940s. The cast re-created a blackface minstrel show.
 
Holy 80th Anniversary, Batman! The Caped Crusader made his first comic book appearance on March 30, 1939, and we're marking the occasion with a complete serialized adventure of Superman co-starring Batman and Robin, the Boy Wonder. It's "The Mystery of the Dead Voice," a tale with ties to young Robin's origin, and it originally aired on the Mut ...…
 
Holy 80th Anniversary, Batman! The Caped Crusader made his first comic book appearance on March 30, 1939, and we're marking the occasion with a complete serialized adventure of Superman co-starring Batman and Robin, the Boy Wonder. It's "The Mystery of the Dead Voice," a tale with ties to young Robin's origin, and it originally aired on the Mut ...…
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12019/SciFi561.mp3 2000 Plus provides the story for this week’s Relic Radio Science Fiction. We’ll hear their March 29, 1950, broadcast titled, The Men From Mars. Download SciFi561
 
The Whistler - Beyond the Wall
 
When Johnny Dollar itemized his first expense account on February 11, 1949, he was played by actor Charles Russell, and Russell would fill the role for just over one year. Though his tenure was short, Russell’s take on the character – glib, sarcastic, and a little unscrupulous – makes him stand out in the fraternity of actors who brought Dollar ...…
 
When Johnny Dollar itemized his first expense account on February 11, 1949, he was played by actor Charles Russell, and Russell would fill the role for just over one year. Though his tenure was short, Russell’s take on the character – glib, sarcastic, and a little unscrupulous – makes him stand out in the fraternity of actors who brought Dollar ...…
 
https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12019/Thriller573.mp3 We’ll hear from The Adventures Of The Falcon on this week’s Relic Radio Thrillers. Murder Is A Family Affair originally aired November 27, 1945. Download Thriller573
 
For his third and fourth visits to Suspense, James Mason played two criminals who feel the pressure of the law closing in on them. In two different tales, the star of North by Northwest and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea proves once again that the wages of sin is death. First, he’s “The Greatest Thief in the World” (originally aired on CBS on Jun ...…
 
March 23, 1947 - After weeks without a proper quartet to sing the commercial Jack Benny is ready to swallow his pride and hire the Sportsmen Quartet back...if they can work out the contract details. In this episode they mention ladies sun suits, they typewriter, operatic singer John Charles Thomas, old time singer Al Jolson, violinist Jasha Hei ...…
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12019/SciFi560.mp3 We’ll hear from the CBS Radio Mystery Theater on Relic Radio Science Fiction this week. From January 6, 1977, here’s The Man From Ultra. Download SciFi560
 
The Speakeasily Hour Minute Podcast continues its campaign against decency by dragging Liverpool's Fab Two -- fashion photog & blogger Lal (kamikazerainbow) and podcasting's dark knight Jonfen (The Bat Minute) -- into a cultural exchange of drag talking, Cadbury Creme egging, and Russian Doll trolling. Credits: "The Whip" by The Frantics Guest: ...…
 
Murder at Midnight - The House Where Death Lives
 
When criminals strike in the Lone Star State, they know it won’t be long before the Texas Rangers are on their trail. Joel McCrea brought his big screen western star power to radio as Jayce Pearson in Tales of the Texas Rangers. The crime drama presented actual cases from the Rangers’ files in a blend of police procedural and western. We’ll hea ...…
 
When criminals strike in the Lone Star State, they know it won’t be long before the Texas Rangers are on their trail. Joel McCrea brought his big screen western star power to radio as Jayce Pearson in Tales of the Texas Rangers. The crime drama presented actual cases from the Rangers’ files in a blend of police procedural and western. We’ll hea ...…
 
https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12019/Thriller572.mp3 It’s Cloak And Dagger on this week’s Relic Radio Thrillers. Here’s The Trap, their story from July 9, 1950. Download Thriller572 More from Cloak And Dagger Donate to RelicRadio.com
 
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