The Incomparable Radio Theater

The Incomparable Radio Theater
Incomparable Radio Theater is a series of original radio shows that pays homage to classic mid-20th century radio while also giving a nod to modern pop culture. It’s produced by the people who bring you The Incomparable Podcast.

2.6: Away We Go
May 19, 2018 • 20 min
When murder strikes in the heart of Manhattan, two cops walk the dark side of the theatre district to solve the case. Broadway is their beat, and it’s five minutes to curtains. Also, the foley artist tries announcing, there’s some exciting news about the…
2.5: I’ll Write Now
Jan 25, 2018 • 31 min
Sunday night at seven? That means it’s time for The Monty Ashley Show! What are Monty and his friends doing for New Year’s Eve? And isn’t it a bit late for that? Feuding aunts, wacky neighbors, an announcer entirely too entranced by gelatin, and a lot of…
2.4: A Mysterious Place Filled With Wonders
Jan 10, 2018 • 25 min
This week in technothrills, a science team at the South Pole experimenting with new food sources finds something has gone horribly wrong. Naturally, the call goes out for Pip Morgan and the Full Fathom Five, the undersea adventurers and international…
2.3b: A Tip of Kindness
Jan 3, 2018 • 2 min
David’s in the zeppelin on a manhunt this week, but enjoy a word from one of our newest sponsors….
2.3: Almost Like Being…
Dec 25, 2017 • 25 min
Dot is unstuck in time, unconscious in the Teslalator. Tesla is stuck on the spice mining planet of Brigadune, trapped without said Teslalator or any other way out. Malin is alive on a planet doomed to extinction, living her life in non-linear time. Or is…
2.2: All the Music of Life Seems to Be…
Dec 20, 2017 • 26 min
Tesla and Dot are on their way to celebrate Christmas with Dot’s family when they stop at a planet that exists for only one day every one hundred years, but of course, it’s never that simple. Why is Dot suddenly dreaming of another life, another…
2.1: And There’s a Creepy Doll
Dec 6, 2017 • 23 min
The show is back, if not the announcer, as David explores the lore around a doll museum at last, Steve hears voices, and we get the community news from a mysterious town in the French-Canadian desert. And just where is Phil anyway?…
1.15: The Fog: “Vengeance of the Scarab” (live)
Nov 23, 2017 • 14 min
In which the Fog rolls in, and in, and in, and Maisie could use a lozenge. Recorded live at the Know Theatre, August 14, 2017…
1.14: The Fog: “The Scarab Strikes!” (live)
Nov 22, 2017 • 12 min
In which Margo does some detective work, and our hero seems to be missing in action…or is he? Recorded live at the Know Theatre, August 7, 2017…
1.13: The Fog: “Kiss of the Scarab” (live)
Nov 21, 2017 • 12 min
In which our hero is confronted with another masked avenger, and Margo sees a Broadway show because she knows a guy. Recorded live at the Know Theatre of Cincinnati, Ohio, July 31, 2017….
2.0: Season 2 Teaser
Jan 23, 2017 • 2 min
Coming later in 2017… a new season of The Incomparable Radio Theater, including an adventure of the Full Fathom Five!…
1.12: In the Room, 1776
Jul 5, 2016 • 4 min
John Adams and Benjamin Franklin declare things in Philadelphia on a date that will live in infamy….
1.11: The Adventures of Timmy Preston in Farfutureland
Dec 24, 2015 • 50 min
On their way to a science fair, Timmy and the Galaxy Scouts find themselves instead in the World of Tomorrow…or many worlds of many tomorrows… and yesterdays… not to mention the Happiest Place in the Galaxy…or is it? With our heroes scattered across time…
1.10: That’s What Sidhe Said
Nov 24, 2015 • 13 min
When last we left Marjorie Carter, she was on the trail of her kidnapped sidekick, Milo, en route to Connemara and the mysterious Candle of Nuada. Also, if you’re curious about Charles Babbage’s analytical engine, There You Are! [This ends our run for…
1.9: F for Frame
Nov 20, 2015 • 17 min
In old Quebec, Paul Citron meets an old friend, winds up with an F, taunts a new friend, and makes out like a bandit—if the old friend can be believed……
1.8: Dublin or Nothing
Nov 10, 2015 • 8 min
When her sidekick Milo is kidnapped, Marjorie Carter embarks on a car chase through the wilds of Ireland to uncover an ancient mystery….
1.7: Live & Let’s Spy
Nov 3, 2015 • 12 min
Commander Jetpack rescues a mysterious man from peril in the skies before meeting his yet-more-mysterious partner and battling peril beneath the waves!…
1.6: Eli’s Coming
Oct 27, 2015 • 22 min
Tesla and Schrödinger try to track down a quartet of Mandroids on the Princeton campus, while Dot and Milton journey to the center of the Teslalator to evade a rogue Mandroid hand….
1.5: The Go On Show
Oct 21, 2015 • 23 min
Princeton, 1934: Tesla’s got amnesia, Schrodinger’s colleague has become a Mandroid, and Dot and a cat are trapped in the box with a robot…or not…wait… We seem to have misplaced the conclusion to last week’s episode. Please enjoy this rare episode of The…
1.4: Schrödinger’s Dot
Oct 13, 2015 • 23 min
Tesla and Dot’s visit to Erwin Schrödinger at Princeton in 1934 is interrupted by a series of unexpected visitors….
1.3: French-ish
Oct 6, 2015 • 23 min
A prominent fashion designer is murdered, and his model girlfriend is the prime suspect. But when Doll Tearsheet begins to pull on one thread, the whole case starts to unravel……
1.2: O Canada
Sep 29, 2015 • 20 min
When a bank robber vanishes in a mysterious phenomenon, the Sky Mounties go from the frying pan into the flyer!…
1.1: Jumpin’ Jupiter!
Sep 21, 2015 • 21 min
Season Premiere: An “old friend” of Scoutmaster Greene’s makes trouble for Timmy and the Galaxy Scouts….
0.7: Layers: The World of Tomorrow (Live)
Jun 10, 2015 • 21 min
Live from the Layers design conference in San Francisco, this is a new performance of original material from the Incomparable Radio Theater! (And yes, a full season of Incomparable Radio Theater is coming your way later this year.)…
0.6: Rehearsing in the Zeppelin
Dec 23, 2014 • 5 min
Did you know that we’re releasing a season of Incomparable Radio Theater in 2015? It’s true! In fact, right now we are rehearsing the script on the Incomparable Zeppelin… let’s listen, shall we?…
0.5: Two-Fisted Tales of Tesla
Dec 25, 2013 • 20 min
In a special holiday episode, Dot and Nik run into an unexpected set of fellow time travelers. And Dot is confronted with memories of her own Christmas past. Brought to you by Lohengrin Beer….
0.4: The Lives of Paul Citron; Marjorie Carter
Dec 24, 2013 • 31 min
Paul Citron runs into a holy mess in postwar Vienna; Marjorie, Milo, and Rudolph venture deep into Finland’s interior to find a magic item and discover an old friend. Plus, regular holiday updates from Carl Phillips and the Gotham News Roundup. Brought to…
0.3: The Spooky Twist; The Fog
Dec 23, 2013 • 27 min
A roller-derby champion discovers what it means to be a legend; Canadian separatists threaten a ship on New Year’s Eve, and only The Fog and Margo can stop them. Brought to you by Cornet Blue Disposable Facial Tissue and Chock Full Of Coffee….
0.2: Two-Fisted Tales of Tesla; Jenny Lane
May 1, 2013 • 25 min
Tesla and Dot meet Jules Verne and Georges Seurat; Jenny Lane tries to sort through a series of red herrings in order to find a murderer. Plus, Melkot Elevators and Grantham Manor Tea Biscuits….
0.1: Galaxy Scouts; The Fog
Apr 1, 2013 • 19 min
In anticipation of our first original season of Incomparable Radio Theater coming later this year, we’re re-presenting the material from the two previous radio theater episodes of The Incomparable as a sort of “season zero.” In this episode, Timmy Preston…