The Martian Broadcast

A weekly Fiction and Drama podcast
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In 1938, a group of talented artists known as The Mercury Theatre on the Air, led by Orson Welles, created a spectacle that changed the course of broadcast history forever by terrifying a nation with a staged alien invasion. This is the story of how the infamous War of the Worlds radio drama came to be and how it almost never was...

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What an enjoyable show! The War of the Worlds is well known, but this show takes it to another level in portraying the making of the radio show. Really entertaining and funny. Great production value, clever writing, stellar acting and rich sound design puts you right there in a 1930'ies theatre, where you get to know all about Orson Welles and the people around him. Well worth a listen, especially if you´re a history and / or theater buff (I´m both!).
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Podcast Status
Sep 30th, 2020
Latest Episode
Oct 31st, 2020
Release Period
Avg. Episode Length
20 minutes

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