Episode from the podcastThe Martian Broadcast

Episode 6: All a Part of the Show

Released Saturday, 31st October 2020
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Defying the direct orders of Davidson Taylor and CBS, The Mercury Theatre on the Air puts on the greatest Halloween show to ever play on broadcast radio. 


Ari Stidham as Orson Welles

Keaton Talmadge as Ora Nichols

Jim Brannigan as John Houseman

Oscar Jordan as Davidson Taylor

Courtney Reece as Anne Froelick

Christopher Hodge as Howard Koch

Rama Vallury as Paul Stewart

Ben Birmingham as Announcer and Various Radio Performers

Stephanie Langford as Mother, Churchgoer#3, and Reporter #4

David Dean as Father, Officer #3

Aubrey Clyburn as Churchgoer #2

Michael Baran as Pastor and Sargent

Jarrad Green as Various Radio Performers, Officer #2, Reporter #1

Chris Boike as Officer #1

Allegra Rodriguez Shivers as Officer #4 and Reporter #3

Produced by:

Casey Hammons

Daniel Patton

Jordan Stidham

S. Christian Roe

Sound Editing by Jason Crowe

Original Compositions by JD O’Dea

Supplemental tracks and sound effects were provided by EpidemicSound.com

“There You’ll Be” by Howard Harper-Barnes

“Steps in Time” by Golden Age Radio

“Etude No 1 For or String Quartet” by Peter Sandberg

“Piano Concerto 1 in B Flat Minor” by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Featuring Snippets of the actual “War of the Worlds” Broadcast.

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