Mysterious and macabre writings of Edgar Allan Poe form the basis for "Twisted Tales of Poe," 1940's-style radio adaptations, complete with musical accompaniment and a live crew creating all of the sound effects while you watch! The performances, based on Poe's tales, are written and directed for broadcast by Philip Grecian.
The one-hour (#101)program presents three of Edgar Allan Poe's tales: "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Cask of Amontillado," and "The Raven." The thirty-minute (#102) program features Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Black Cat”. These live radio plays, presented by The Air Command, have, over the last nine years, become favorites as viewers can listen to the audio dramas while watching the television broadcasts to see how it's all done.
As has been the custom with these dramas, the actors play multiple roles and employ vintage microphones to simulate radio's Golden Age. The mysterious presence of the raven, the victim's "vulture eye," and the catacombs of Italy are created through "theatre of the mind" in the imaginations of the listening audience. It's radio you can see!