‘War Of The Worlds’ Returns With a BANG!

'War Of The Worlds' Returns With a BANG!Radio Drama Revival (RDR) posted, in anticipation of the 75th anniversary of original broadcast, a 1988 remake of Orson Welles’ October 30, 1938 broadcast, War of the Worlds.”

“GRAMMY-nominated for Best Spoken Word production, digital sound design by Oscar-winner Randy Thom at George Lucas’ Skywalker Ranch, an international broadcast event, this contemporary NPR/CNN version of the Orson Welles classic stars Jason Robards with Hector Elizondo, Steve Allen, CBS newsman Douglas Edwards and public radio personalities Scott Simon and Terry Gross. Why the excitement? Because of our crazy contest, of course! To celebrate the 75th anniversary of War of the Worlds, Radio Drama Revival is proud to be promoting a new WoW radio drama re-creation contest.”

RDR welcomes submissions for 75th Anniversary remake here with new deadline of June 1st. A link to original Welles broadcast is available here.

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