Wireless Theatre Blog

Articles by Wireless Theatre covering the making of our award winning audio dramas, and anything else we fancy writing about.

Surreal Audio Drama

Surreal audio drama

Surreal audio comedy and audio drama. Plunge into fever dreams, daydreams and nightmares, from Wireless Theatre.
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David Beck

David Beck, Director, Producer

David Beck is the director of the award winning Murder on the Orient Express, The Hound of the Baskervilles, The Christmas Pig, and too many …
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Political Audio Drama

Political audio drama

Amongst the Wireless Theatre collection are some fascinating insights into political situations across time and regimes, and some spot-on satirical take downs. Some funny, …
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Best Audio Horror recorded live for halloween 2021

Halloween Live!

Are you looking for the best audio horror plays for Halloween 2021? our selection below were all recorded live, some on location, often with a …
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Audio poetry and short stories from Wireless Theatre

Audio poetry and short stories

Our varied collection of short stories and poetry is perfect cosy listening. Whimsical stories read by Line of Duty’s Owen Teale, poems from spoken word …
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Richard Brooks talks to Wireless Theatre about his writing for audio drama

Writing for Audio Drama

Richard Brooks is the talented writer between award winning audio drama ‘A Haunting Beyond the Lake’. Read his top tips for would-be scriptwriters.
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Powerful Audio Drama

Powerful Audio Drama

Short and powerful audio dramas featuring great performances from beloved stars of stage, screen and radio.
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Indie Audio Drama with Fred Greenhalgh

Indie Audio Drama Stateside

Fred Greenhalgh has been creating top quality audio drama for as long as we at Wireless Theatre have, so we loved catching up with Fred …
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Audio Comedy Gems you may have missed from Wireless Theatre

Audio Comedy You May Have Missed

Some of our audio comedies don’t get the attention they truly deserve, so here’s some suggestions for audio comedy gems that may have passed you …
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Francesco Quadraruopolo taken byMichael Crisan

Composing music for audio drama

Francesco Quadraruopolo is the musical genius behind many of Wireless Theatre’s best loved productions. He created the epic soundtrack for The Springheel Saga, among many …
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Audio Comedy Sketch Shows from Wireless Theatre

Audio Sketch Shows

It’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival comedy season, but we’re not there this year. Boo! If you’re missing it too, here are some audio comedy sketch shows …
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Sarah Golding Audio Drama Force of Nature

Indie Audio Drama Revolution

Sarah Golding is a one woman powerhouse of indie audio drama. A prolific producer, writer and voice actor, Sarah describes her passion for indie audio …
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Audio Drama for Kids

Audio Drama for Kids

Wireless Theatre Kids audio dramas have radio plays for all ages. Fairy tales for kids, creepy gothic tales, true stories and original plays.
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Voice Reel Submissions

Hoping to be cast in audio dramas? Read through our guidelines to discover exactly what we look for in a voice reel.
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Wireless Theatre and Education

Wireless Theatre and Education

Wireless Theatre has a strong history of work with drama schools and performing arts colleges such as RADA and West Thames College. Listen to audio …
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Learn to love your voice with voice coachJessica Dennis

How to Love Your Voice

Jessica Dennis is not only an outstanding actress, but is also an accomplished accent and vocal coach. We interviewed Jess and asked her for her …
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Dramatic Audio Plays

Dramatic Audio Plays

Dramatic audio plays covering a wide range of human experiences and emotions. Confrontation, faith, frailty, strength and despair feature across this collection.
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learn a new accent with Specialist Accent Coach Jan Haydn Rowles holding the Best Drama Emmy for Game of Thrones

How to Learn a New Accent

Jan Haydn Rowles is one of the best accent coaches in the business, creator of The Accent Kit and accent coach to the stars. Jan …
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Audio sitcoms from Wireless Theatre

Audio Sitcoms

Audio Sitcoms Audio Sitcoms A comedy radio play is always good fun, but isn’t it satisfying to get to know the characters a little better? Fans of …
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Audio Plays passing the Bechdel Test

Audio Musical Comedies

For fans of musical theatre and comedy who fancy some at-home ears-only entertainment, we bring you a wacky selection of musical comedy radio plays.
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Audio Plays passing the Bechdel Test

The Bechdel Test

The Bechdel Test refers to the representation of women in fiction. We have loads of great dramas and comedies where women have conversations that aren’t …
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Detective Audio Drama from Wireless Theatre

Detectives of Wireless Theatre

Wireless Theatre have a great selection of detective audio drama for you. Mostly inept, mostly comedic, all written, acted and produced to the highest standard.
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Audio Drama for LGBTQ+ History Month 2021

LGBT+ History Month 2021 Audio Drama

LGBT+ History Month 2021 audio dramas. Hear the experiences of Michael Dillon, the first transman to undergo surgery, Oscar Wilde, gay Iraqi refugees and Victorian …
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Valentine's day radio plays 2021

Valentine’s Day Radio Plays 2021

Valentine’s Day 2021. Whilst the seemingly never-ending pandemic cramps our romantic style in every horrendous way you can imagine, we can still listen to radio …
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Valentine's Day Radio Plays 2021

Audio drama true stories

Audio dramatisations of real life events Audio Drama True Stories If you’re interested in a little history with your entertainment, our selection of comedies and dramas below …
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Christmas Audio Drama

Christmas audio dramas for 2020

Twelve days of Christmas Audio Drama from Wireless Theatre Looking for Christmas radio plays to keep you company whilst you wrap presents, write cards, peel sprouts, …
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Wireless Theatre at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017

Edinburgh Fringe Audio Comedy

Audio Plays presented by Wireless Theatre and friends at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Audio comedy and audio drama, free to stream and download.
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Nigel Planer stars in audio comedy 'The CHief' by Ollie Cookson - Wireless Theatre

My First Page, By Ollie Cookson

Feb 22, 2017 Ollie Cookson, Writer of “The Chief” Ever since I was a boy I’ve grown up around scripts. Being the son of a incredibly talented …
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