BBC Radio 7: This Is Pulp Fiction

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BBC Radio 7 - BBC7Time to double click on that Radio Downloader shortcut you’ve placed on your desktop folks! There’s a rebroadcast of the 2008 BBC Radio 7 commissioned collection of five stories called This Is Pulp Fiction. Airing in the Crime and Thrillers slot are readings of stories by William F. Nolan, Gil Brewer and Jim Thompson! Honestly, how can you pass it all up?

This is Pulp Fiction
By various; Read by Peter Marinker
5 Broadcasts – [ABRIDGED]
Broadcaster: BBC Radio 7
Broadcast: July 28th – 31st 2009 (Monday – Friday @ 1:45pm, 8:45pm and 1:45am)
Peter Marinker reads some of the best in classic American Pulp Fiction, abridged for radio by Nick McCarty.

Stories included:

1/5 Divide and Conquer
By Jack Ritchie
Tommy’s Casino chain is running smoothly till some new blood tries to muscle in. A classic 1957 crime thriller about a cleverly foiled protection racket.

2/5 The Getaway
By Gil Brewer
Gangster Vincente is about to make the biggest hit of his career. A classic 1976 crime thriller about a gangland hit with a twist.

3/5 Black
By Paul Cain
There’s a gang war raging, and Black is there to sort things out.

4/5 Forever After
By Jim Thompson
Ardis Clinton has a foolproof plan to kill her husband. From 1960, a crime thriller about a woman’s comeuppance.

5/5 A Real Nice Guy
By William F. Nolan
A serial sniper is stalking for another target in Los Angeles. From 1980.

Posted by Jesse Willis

Logan’s Run – inspired by greatness

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Bill Hollweg, the audio dramatist who adapted Robert E. Howard’s Queen Of The Black Coast, also worked on an adaptation of Logan’s Run. He recently scanned the first few pages of MTI edition of the novel upon which the movie, and BSAP’s own fan adaptation, were based. There are TWO FULL PAGES detailing who and what the authors were inspired by…

Can you spot all the RADIO DRAMAs on the list?

Logan's Run by William F. Nolan and George Clayton JohnsonLogan’s Run
By William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson
Paperback book with stills from the film
Publisher: Bantam Books
Published: 1967 /1976
ISBN: 0553025171

First dedication page:

Logan's Run dedication page 1

Second dedication page:

Logan's Run dedication page 2

Here’s the podcast feed for Broken Sea Audio Productions audio drama of Logan’s Run:

http://brokensea.com/logansrun/feed/

Posted by Jesse Willis

BBC7 shows us: This Is Pulp Fiction

SFFaudio Online Audio

BBC Radio 7 - BBC7Over in the Crime and Thrillers slot all this week on BBC Radio 7 there’s a nifty series of “pulp” (crime tales from the pulp age) airing. All are read by Peter Marinker, a veteran narrator – sound intriguing? You bet, read on…

This Is Pulp Fiction
By various; Read by Peter Marinker
Broadcaster: BBC Radio 7 / Crime and Thrillers
Broadcast: Monday to Friday at 9.45am, 8.45pm and 1.45am
A brand new series for BBC Radio 7, in which Peter Marinker reads some of the best in classic American Pulp Fiction. From Divide and Conquer, Jack Ritchie’s 1957 crime thriller about a cleverly foiled protection racket, to A Real Nice Guy, William F. Nolan’s classic story about a serial sniper.

Posted by Jesse Willis