Drama shows

Dramas were always, together with comedy, the most important shows in any radio network schedule. While comedy was providing light entertainment the dramas were offering often complicated dilemmas that people might have stumbled upon in real life - from brushes with the law to every day problems that needed solution.


Dragnet
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Dragnet

The everyday hardships of Los Angeles Police Department officers, who face criminals in the streets of City of Angels.

Fort Laramie
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Fort Laramie

Captain Lee Quince and his 400 men in Fort Laramie are guarding Sioux warriors in nearby reservation, facing all the hardship of life in the Old West.

Grand Central Station
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Grand Central Station

Grand Central Station in New York City, the place where trains from whole United States arrive bringing the passengers and their stories.

Green Eye Theatre
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Green Eye Theatre

Polish radio anthology series that covered wide range of themes and genres - from crime and mystery to sci-fi and even horror.

Lux Radio Theatre
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Lux Radio Theatre

Radio anthology series that had unique approach to the genre - instead of digging up unknown short stories or adapting classics they took up Broadway and Hollywood.

Radio Mystery Theater
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Radio Mystery Theater

Radio drama anthology similar in style to classics like The Mysterious Traveler and The Whistler, but produced in 1970s and early 1980s and with more broad variety of genres.

Suspense
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Suspense

One of the longest running suspense and mystery anthology radio series that ran from 1940 (or rather 1942) until 1962 and had the biggest stars of Hollywood appearing in different episodes.

The Orson Welles Show
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The Orson Welles Show

One of the few anthology radio shows directed and hosted by Orson Welles. Show presented wide range of material, from drama to comedy, poetry and commentary on current events.

The Story of Dr Kildare
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The Story of Dr Kildare

Young Doctor Kildare is idealistic surgeon working in one of the New York City hospitals, where every day he deals with life-changing decisions.

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