Radio Drama Revival: Bradbury 13: The Veldt

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Radio Drama RevivalOf all the adaptations of Ray Bradbury stories, my favourites are the Bradbury 13, a series of thirteen radio dramatizations currently available through Blackstone Audio. They make for an absolutely wonderful experience. I’m not the only one who feels that way. When Fred Greenhalgh of Radio Drama Revival, and Final Rune Productions, heard of Ray Bradbury’s death – he contacted Mike McDonough – the producer of the famous Bradbury 13 and got permission to podcast another episode – he got it, and so we got it!

Bradbury 13Bradbury 13 – The Veldt
Adapted from the story by Ray Bradbury; Performed by a full cast
1 |MP3| – Approx. 47 Minutes [RADIO DRAMA]
Podcaster: Radio Drama Revival
Podcast: June 8, 2012
A wealthy couple builds the ultimate virtual playroom for their spoiled children, complete with an African savanna and man-eating lions. It is so real, you can even smell the lions’ last meal. First broadcast on NPR in 1984. Short story first published in The Saturday Evening Post, September 23, 1950, under the title The World The Children Made.

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Here is Al Parker’s illustration from The Saturday Evening Post:

The World The Children Made - from The Saturday Evening Post, September 23, 1950 - illustration by Al Parker

[With thanks to BradburyMedia]

Posted by Jesse Willis

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