Dedicated to providing the highest quality in audio drama across various genres, The Wireless Theatre Company just saw their efforts rewarded, having netted the Ogle Award for ‘Best Fantasy/Horror Audio Production of the Year’ for the second season of their ongoing series…
The Legend of Springheel’d Jack.
To celebrate, they’ve made the premiere episode from Series 1 available for FREE, right now!
Offered alongside the Mark Time Award (for ‘Best Science Fiction Audio Production of the Year’), the Ogle Award is bestowed by The American Society for Science Fiction Audio (ASFSFA), whose judging panel praised The Legend of Springheel’d Jack for its “well-crafted, ambitious” approach to radio drama.
Co-creators Robert Valentine and Jack Bowman were thrilled, announcing: “Our thanks to ASFSFA for this award. We’re delighted that they have chosen to acknowledge the word and efforts of all of those involved in the second series of The Springheel Saga, both in front and behind the microphone. This is a tremendous gift for everyone who worked on the project, and our fans, as we continue work on the third – and final – series. Thank you all.”
Episode 1 Synopsis:
London, 1837. A terrifying apparition stalks the night! Constable Jonah Smith must avoid a pair of vicious killers in his hunt for the mysterious figure who will come to be known as… Springheel’d Jack!
Head on over to the Wireless Theatre Company website, where for a limited time you can stream The Springheel Saga, Series One, Episode One: ‘The Ghost of Clapham Common’, and subscribe for access to the rest of the show if you like what you hear. Be sure to also check out the rest of their genre offerings, with previews available for each.
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