Halloween Live!

The Best Audio Horror Recorded Live

Audio horror for halloween - recorded live in front of terrified audiences

Audio Horror for Halloween 2023 Recorded Live

Audio Plays for Halloween 2023. Are you looking for the best audio horror plays for Halloween? There’s a chill in the air, the nights are drawing in, the shops are full of genuinely terrifying masks, and we’re getting ready to scare ourselves silly. Our haunting selection below were all recorded live, some on location, often with a terrified audience. Our live audio horror productions include original plays, Edgar Allen Poe adaptations, and more. Perfect to listen to on a dark and stormy night, in an old stone building, alone, in an isolated location, in the dark… Listen out for guest appearances from Rocky Horror Picture Show creator Richard O’Brien, and the man versatile enough to play Porthos, Richard IV, Prince Vultan and Grampy Rabbit, the great Brian Blessed.

Audio Horror Plays for Halloween Recorded Live

Stage Fright 2012 Wireless Original Audio Horror Shorts

Stage Fright 2012

Stage Fright 2012 is comprised of 3 short horror plays submitted as part of London Horror Festival’s first ever STAGE FRIGHT competition, followed by a live performance from Richard O’Brien (Rocky Horror Show) including the Time Warp. Judged by the man who put the fishnets in Halloween, Richard O’Brien himself. Enjoy Intense by Gina Hill, The Sacred Amethyst of Myanmar by Jeremy Fielding and Muse by Lucy Bell.

Stage Fright 2013 Wireless Originals Audio Horror Shorts

Stage Fright 2013

Stage Fright 2013. Once again Wireless Theatre were thrilled to open the London Horror Festival. We recorded the three short-listed horror plays, live at the Etcetera Theatre; Valley House, The Skulk and Cool Head. The plays were then judged by horror royalty Kim Newman.

Stage Fright 2014 Wireless Originals

Stage Fright 2014

For the third year running, we hosted STAGE FRIGHT to launch the fabulous London Horror Festival. Three short-listed plays were performed live to special guest judge Seth Patrick. Special Delivery by Elizabeth Adlington, Tears from the Pillow by Gabrielle Wright. Finally, Pete Barrett’s Forever Amber. Listen to see which of the three took the prize.

The Cask of Amontillado - 3D Audio Horror - Edgar Allen Poe

The Cask of Amontillado

The Cask of Amontillado is a 3D Audio Horror. Edgar Allan Poe’s masterpiece, recorded on location in ancient vaults as a binaural audio drama. It’s carnival time in an Italian city. Montresor lures his friend Fortunato into the family wine vault/catacombs to taste a sample of Amontillado…

Crookers Kingdom Part One Wireless Original Audio Drama

Crooker’s Kingdom

Recorded on Halloween night, 2015, on location with a live audience at water-powered cotton mill Cromford Mill, built in 1771 by Sir Richard Arkwright. Locals warn Sir Richard not to anger Crooker, a dangerous nature spirit, but he insists on building his stately home on the hill, Willersley Castle. Enjoy parts one and two of Crooker’s Kingdom.

Audio Drama Ghost Story - The Woman on the Bridge - Marty Ross Wireless Originals

The Woman on the Bridge

The Woman On The Bridge is an audio drama ghost story recorded in front of a live audience of over 150 people at The Palace Hotel as part of The Buxton Festival and was nominated for a Buxton Fringe Theatre Award. Chatsworth House during the Second World War. The Devonshire family make way for an evacuated girls’ school, whose pupils discover ghost stories and a secret love affair…

Dead London from Wireless Theatre

Dead London

Based on the H.G. Wells classic tale of Martian invasion, DEAD LONDON sees humanity defeated by a superior military force from another world. Recorded on location at Horsell Common, Surrey, and featuring Brian Blessed as the Voice of the Martians, DEAD LONDON was the winning entry in the 2013 War of the Worlds 75th Anniversary Contest.

The Grimm of Stottesden Hall - Gothic Horror Radio Play - Wireless Theatre Originals

The Grimm of Stottesden Hall

Gothic horror radio play, based on the works of Edgar Allen Poe, The Grimm of Stottesden Hall was recorded in front of a terrified live audience. Come with us as we take you on a journey of madness, terror and gruesome, GRUESOME MURDER! The decaying walls of Stottesden Hall are the setting for our LIVE recording of an original gothic horror radio play by award winning team, writer Stuart Price and composer Michael Bruce.

Phonophobia Audio Drama from Wireless Theatre - Halloween Radio Drama


London, 1999. Geoff Verwood, a history student blighted by phonophobia, takes refuge from the London din in a quiet bookshop off Charing Cross Road. There, he makes a chance discovery – an old scrap of paper hidden in a dusty book. On that scrap is written a code, hiding a lost musical score… Recorded live at London’s Leicester Square Theatre

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