Listen: First Episode of INFIDEL by Crazy Dog Audio Theatre

November 27, 2006

The Sound Palette exclusive

Announcing The Sound Palette Chapter One series. The idea of it is to present the first chapter, episode, or minutes of a radio drama, audiobook, or any other audio presentations exclusively for this blog’s visitors with kind support from the authors, producers, and publishers.

So, I am proud to begin this series with Crazy Dog Audio Theatre‘s Infidel. This first episode is being streamed from this blog with the kind permission of Roger Gregg, founder/director of Crazy Dog Audio Theatre.

Infidel is a 4-part radio drama series, first broadcast by RTE 1 in March 2006, that ‘takes place during the Fifth Crusade which the historians date between 1217 and 1271. ” Full details of the play, cast and crew, and technical details can be found here.

Listen to A Knight’s Advance (26:55 minutes).

To buy the full series as mp3 downloads, please visit ZBS Foundation.

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Infidel is also available as a 2-CD set. Please write info@crazydogaudiotheatre.com

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Article: Writing for Audio Theatre – The Basics

November 27, 2006

Writing for Audio Theatre: The Basics

by Roger Gregg for an NATF 2003 Panel

“Invariably when stalking an ineffable subject like ‘Writing for Audio Theatre’, one frequently must resort to what are at best equivocal over-simplified ‘How To’ constructs and dodgy reductionist schematics. Sometimes, for some individuals these figurative abstractions prove helpful in refining their approach to the craft, at others these constructs merely confuse.

What follows is not meant to be a comprehensive discourse in logical sequence. I certainly make no claims to having a monopoly on ‘the answer’, ‘the formula’, ‘the secret’, ‘the key’ or ‘the font’.

Fact is there isn’t any answer, formula, secret, key or font. ”

Read full article here