Radio Drama Revival

is creating an audio drama anthology showcase
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You're the bedrock! The pillar that supports us! You are a FRIEND OF THE SHOW, and that's how we'll refer to you.

Every contributor of $1 or more gets access to our super secret special high-quality, ad-free episode stream before they officially release to the broader public.

Join our Discord server to get info on upcoming shows and discussion with our team, guests and other Radio Drama Revival fans and as a supporter of the show, you also gain access to the special #RDR-Platinum channel!

You'll also get to play WEIRDO DAVID JEOPARDY. David used to be a trivia editor for a syndicated bar trivia company, and he knows a lot of random crap, which he will dole out to y'all in the form of goofy quiz questions each week.

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RDR Insider!
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By tripling your support, you are giving us triple the resources to have great conversations and signal-boost great storytellers.

You'll get all the rewards from the Friend of the Show tier, as well as:

-Extended interview cuts and extras!

-Behind the scenes goofs and video secrets!

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RDR Associate Producer
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Associate producers get a real look into the guts of the show. If you want to see how the sausage gets made—if, indeed, you want to help make the sausage yourself!—then this is the backer tier for you.

You'll get all of the Friend of the Show and RDR Insider rewards, as well as:

-Access to the #Interviews channel of our Discord feed, where you can submit questions for upcoming interviews on RDR!

-A 15% discount on Radio Drama Revival-branded goods.

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About Radio Drama Revival

Who We Are

Radio Drama Revival is a weekly podcast featuring the best of contemporary audio drama (work produced after the golden age of radio). We also occasionally dabble in exploring earlier audio works from a cultural/historical perspective.

Broadcast and podcast since 2007, we have over 450 hours of original, contemporary audio fiction here for your listening pleasure.

Our host is David Rheinstrom!
Our line producer is Wil Williams!
Our interviews producer is Eli McIlveen!
Our associate producer is Sean Howard!
Our submissions editors are Elena Fernández Collins and Rashiko Rao!
Our marketing manager is Anne Baird!
Our researcher is Heather Cohen!
And our executive producer (and host emeritus) is Fred Greenhalgh.

You can read all about us on our About Page.

What We Do

RDR is a beacon, a signal-repeater, a lighthouse in the dark! Our mission is to "showcase the diversity and vitality of modern audio fiction", and we do that in a couple of ways:

1. Playing other people's shows! We've featured scores of wonderful creations on the podcast, some you won't be able to find anywhere else.

2. Interviewing creators! We've talked to people like Lauren Shippen from The Bright Sessions, Eli McIlveen from Alba Salix, Royal Physician, David K Barnes and Andy Goddard from Wooden Overcoats,Mischa Stanton and Daniel Manning from ars PARADOXICA, and many more! We strive to discuss craft, history, and above all else, delight!

3. Going Deep! This is what we call it when we bring on experts to discuss something audio drama-related, but not necessarily something new. Here's David and Gabriel Urbina from Wolf 359, discussing Gabriel's favorite episode of the classic horror radio show Quiet, Please. Here's a discussion with Prof. Neil Verma about an episode of Lights Out. And here's a discussion about hoax fiction with podcast critic (and now line producer!) Wil Williams.

Why We Do It

We love audio fiction. It's intimate, it's intense, it's beautiful, it's cheap, it's expansive, it's uproarious, it's accessible, it's enabling a new generation of creators to take stories into their own hands, and it's good.

And now, a message from our host, David Rheinstrom:


I'm so delighted that you're here, and so grateful that you're helping to support the show. I'm generally a pretty talkative guy, but the feelings that this gives me—the delight, relief, gratitude, and wonderment—are leaving me without words.

All I got is "thank you."

And c'mon in! This is Radio Drama Revival: all storytellers welcome.

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If we hit 50 patrons, I will host an episode of Radio Drama Revival with the help of my puppet pal, Rocco The Mole.

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