Classic thrills and unforgettable chills are drawn from the pages of literary mysteries. Draw the curtains, dim the lights, close your eyes, and enter The Weird Circle! With stories adapted from the works of unquestioned masters of the Gothic genre by top radio talent, you'll go from shiver to shake with every episode.
Each broadcast opens with the sounds of crashing waves and tolling bells, followed by the authoritative voice of announcer Ted Jewett. He introduces tales by Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Charles Dickens, and more. These are brought to thrilling life by Eleanor Audley, Ted de Corsia, Lesley Woods, Elspeth Eric, Parker Fennelly, Alfred Shirley, Roc Rogers, and Joan Banks.
Includes a Program Guide by radio historian Karl Schadow.
Episodes Include: The Knightsbridge Mystery 1943 (Program # 8); William Wilson 1943 (Program # 10); A Passion in the Desert 1943 (Program # 11); Mateo Falcone 1943 (Program # 12); The Great Plague 1943 (Program # 15); The Lingering Expectations of an Heir 1943 (Program # 16); The Murders in the Rue Morgue 1943 (Program # 19); The Tell-Tale Heart 1943 (Program # 23); The Niche of Doom 1943 (Program # 24); The Feast of Redgauntlet 1943 (Program # 27); The Murder of the Little Pig 1943 (Program # 28); The Strange Judgement 1944 (Program # 30); The Old Nurse's Story 1944 (Program # 38); The Queer Client 1944 (Program # 46); The Executioner 1944 (Program # 51); Tapestry Horse 1944 (Program # 61)