National Schedule  

National Schedule

"Shoestring Radio Theatre" is downloaded nationally every week via Content Depot of the Public Radio Satellite Network (which reaches hundreds of public radio stations across the country). The program also is heard on Golden Hours Radio in the state of Oregon and the Companion Radio Network (transmitted to convalescent homes, veterans hospitals, and rehabilitation centers throughout the country). You can also listen to the show on-demand or at KUSF in Exile on Friday nights from 9:30 pm to 10 pm Pacific time.


National Schedule Satellit

October 24 and 31
The Fatal Cipher
Miss Elizabeth Devan brings a letter to Augustus S. F. X. Van Dusen, aka The Thinking Machine, in hopes he can figure out what it means. It was found in the pocket on the dead body of her adoptive father Pomeroy Stockton. The Thinking Machine takes up the challenge to find out what it all means.
  • Written by .............. Jacques Futrelle
  • Dramatised by ........... Neville Teller
  • Directed by ............. Kathy Dominici
November 7
Mr. Narrator's Old West Radio Play
Join Jed Jones and his family as they try to keep Jed from getting shot in a gunfight. This turns out to be the least of Jed's problems in this Old West tale.
  • Written by .............. Geof Godard
  • Directed by ............. Geof Godard
November 14
Mr. Narrator's Detective Play
Dave Davis tries to solve the mystery of a young British couple and their baby. What strange events will occur when the truth is revealed? Find out in this radio play.
  • Written by .............. Geof Godard
  • Directed by ............. Geof Godard
November 21 and 28
The Way of the Bear
This drama is based on the Greek Myth of Cassandra, princess of Troy, who prophesied Troy’s destruction yet was thought by everyone to be mad. We are in 1946 Romania, on the eve of the abdication of King Michael I and the Soviet takeover of the state. We follow Casandra Esinencu, a prophetess of doom who foresees the collapse of Romania to the Soviets while no one believes her, and she is regarded as insane.
  • Written by .............. Carmenn Alexander King Kocznur
  • Directed by ............. Steve Rubenstein
December 5 and 12
A Christmas Carol
A radio drama adaptation of Charles Dickens' 1843 character study of a man who isolates himself from the world only to discover, almost too late, his need for love and friendship.
  • Written by .............. Charles Dickens
  • Directed by ............. Paul Dougherty
December 19
Eulogies
A small town funeral reawakens conflicting memories about a recently departed local character-An Eavesdropper tale.
  • Written by .............. Mike Neumann
  • Directed by ............. Xandy Buckner
December 26
The Ramblings of Mary Read
In this pirate play based on real people, when Mark Read the dread pirate is revealed to be a pregnant Mary Read, Daniel Defoe arrives to interview her and gain pages for his book. He really needs this story, whilst she is desperate to escape with her baby, and a battle of wits ensues.
  • Written by .............. Rachel Sambrooks
  • Directed by ............. Anne Stone

Note: The dates above indicate the date the RealAudio and mp3 streams are put on our website around 10 PM Pacific time. The satellite transmission date for each play is usually two days later.


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