Mar 10, 2020
By Valerie Massie
We begin tonight with a listen to some sci-fi radio that was popular in the mid Nineteen fifties. The series was called X Minus One. It was broadcast from April 24, 1955 to January 9, 1958 in various timeslots on NBC. Known for high production values in adapting stories from the leading American authors of the era, X Minus One has been described as one of the finest offerings of American radio drama and one of the best science fiction series in any medium. Tonight’s episode is entitled “No Contact”
After, stay tuned for a visit with a guy who is better known as The Great Gildersleeve, but tonight, Harold Peary inhabits the character Honest Harold, a DJ in a small radio station. The episode is entitled “Shark Repellent which was first broadcast in 1950.