49 episodes

"Mystery in the Radio Waves" is a podcast where a cast of actors and comedians perform a classic radio play and then improvise jokes, characters, and stories. What the f**k are radio plays and where do they come from? Well...The Golden Age of Radio was an era of radio in the U.S. in the 1920's to the 1960's where the main source of entertainment was radio programming before people owned televisions on a larger scale. The programs would have the same range as tv shows today. There were weekly medical dramas, romances, mysteries, true crime, etc. It's such an interesting part of entertainment history that we hope to revive a little on this podcast. Just the great storytelling, not the racist/sexist shit. The host Elizabeth McIrvin, casts actors and comedians from all over Los Angeles to showcase the talents of people all over the city.

Mystery in the Radio Waves Elizabeth McIrvin

    • Comedy
    • 5.0 • 44 Ratings

"Mystery in the Radio Waves" is a podcast where a cast of actors and comedians perform a classic radio play and then improvise jokes, characters, and stories. What the f**k are radio plays and where do they come from? Well...The Golden Age of Radio was an era of radio in the U.S. in the 1920's to the 1960's where the main source of entertainment was radio programming before people owned televisions on a larger scale. The programs would have the same range as tv shows today. There were weekly medical dramas, romances, mysteries, true crime, etc. It's such an interesting part of entertainment history that we hope to revive a little on this podcast. Just the great storytelling, not the racist/sexist shit. The host Elizabeth McIrvin, casts actors and comedians from all over Los Angeles to showcase the talents of people all over the city.

    E49. "If it's with a ruler, it doesn't count." Daniel Kuhne, Dorshae Middleton, Scott Moore

    E49. "If it's with a ruler, it doesn't count." Daniel Kuhne, Dorshae Middleton, Scott Moore

    Welcome to Mystery in the Radio Waves!
    Actors and Comedians from around Los Angeles perform an excerpt from a classic radio play and then improvise stories, jokes, and characters!

    Radio Series: "CBS Radio Workshop"
    Play: "Nightmare"
    Original Airdate: May 5 1957

    CAST
    Daniel Kuhne
    Dorshae Middleton
    Scott Moore
    Elizabeth McIrvin

    Host Insta: @elizabethmcirvin
    Podcast Insta: @mysteryintheradiowaves
    Email: mysteryintheradiowaves@gmail.com

    Please leave a five star review and subscribe! Thank you for listening!

    • 1 hr 1 min
    E48. "STRANGE!" Mary Anthony, Emily Clark, Quincy Surasmith

    E48. "STRANGE!" Mary Anthony, Emily Clark, Quincy Surasmith

    Welcome to Mystery in the Radio Waves!
    Actors and Comedians from around Los Angeles perform an excerpt from a classic radio play and then improvise stories, jokes, and characters!

    The original airdate was October 14, 1955.

    The ABC Network produced a series called "Strange", fifteen minute supernatural radio plays created by Walter Gibson.

    CAST
    Mary Anthony
    Darren Davidson
    Emily Clark
    Quincy Surasmith
    Daniel Kuhne
    Elizabeth McIrvin

    HOST INSTA: @ELIZABETHMCIRVIN
    PODCAST INSTA: @MYSTERYINTHERADIOWAVES
    EMAIL: MYSTERYINTHERADIOWAVES@GMAIL.COM

    Please leave a five star review and subscribe!

    • 51 min
    E47. Behind the Scenes//Elizabeth McIrvin, Darren Davidson, Scott Moore, Daniel Kuhne

    E47. Behind the Scenes//Elizabeth McIrvin, Darren Davidson, Scott Moore, Daniel Kuhne

    This week is our first Behind the Scenes episode! The main cast does a rehearsal for our main episode but we mostly f**k around and chit chat. You get to know the cast a bit and hear some clips from the original radio play we are rehearsing.
    Enjoy! Subscribe and leave a review! Thank you for listening!

    Follow us on Instagram
    @mysteryintheradiowaves
    @elizabethmcirvin
    @thatguyslife
    @scottmoore89
    @danielkuhne1111
    Email: mysteryintheradiowaves@gmail.com

    • 39 min
    E46. "My Favorite Murmur" Courtney Haney, Daryl Jim Diaz, Scott Moore

    E46. "My Favorite Murmur" Courtney Haney, Daryl Jim Diaz, Scott Moore

    Welcome to Mystery in the Radio Waves!
    Actors and Comedians from around Los Angeles perform an excerpt from a classic radio play and then improvise stories, jokes, and characters!

    Radio Series: "Mystery in the Air"
    Play: "The Lodger"
    Original Airdate: August 14 1947

    CAST
    Courtney Haney
    Darren Davidson
    Scott Moore
    Emily Clark
    Dorshae Middleton
    Daryl Jim Diaz
    Elizabeth McIrvin
    Daniel Kuhne

    HOST INSTA: @ELIZABETHMCIRVIN
    PODCAST INSTA: @MYSTERYINTHERADIOWAVES
    EMAIL: @MYSTERYINTHERADIOWAVES@GMAIL.COM

    • 47 min
    E45. "Do they still have my micro penis pancakes?" Jenna Brady, Darren Davidson, Scott Moore

    E45. "Do they still have my micro penis pancakes?" Jenna Brady, Darren Davidson, Scott Moore

    Welcome to Mystery in the Radio Waves!

    I'm your host Elizabeth McIrvin. I cast actors and comedians from around Los Angeles to perform an excerpt from a classic radio play and then improvise stories, jokes, and characters!

    This week we performed:

    “SPECIAL AGENT FIVE: THE LAMAR BANK ROBBERY”

    Radio Series "LUCKY STRIKE HOUR"

    Original airdate March 6, 1945.

    CAST
    DARREN DAVIDSON
    JENNA BRADY
    DORSHAE MIDDLETON
    DANIEL KUHNE
    SIME OTON
    SCOTT MOORE


    HOST SOCIAL MEDIA:

    INSTA: @ELIZABETHMCIRVIN
    FACEBOOK: @MYSTERYINTHERADIOWAVES
    INSTA: @MYSTERYINTHERADIOWAVES

    MAIN CAST SOCIAL MEDIA:

    INSTAGRAM
    @EMILY____CLARK
    @SCOTTMOORE89
    @DORSHAEMIDDLETON
    @DANIELKUHNE1111
    @THATGUYSLIFE


    EMAIL US!
    EMAIL: @MYSTERYINTHERADIOWAVES@GMAIL.COM

    • 34 min
    E44. "Adam's Hats" Dickie Copeland, Scott Moore, Lauren Blair Donovan, Quincy Surasmith

    E44. "Adam's Hats" Dickie Copeland, Scott Moore, Lauren Blair Donovan, Quincy Surasmith

    Welcome to Mystery in the Radio Waves!
    Actors and Comedians from around Los Angeles perform an excerpt from a classic radio play and then improvise stories, jokes, and characters!

    This week we performed "The Voice of Death".
    From the Radio Series "The Strange Doctor Weird".

    The original airdate was March 6, 1945.

    CAST
    DICKIE COPELAND
    LAUREN BLAIR DONOVAN
    DARREN DAVIDSON
    QUINCY SURASMITH
    DORSHAE MIDDLETON
    DANIEL KUHNE
    SCOTT MOORE

    HOST: ELIZABETH MCIRVIN
    INSTA: @ELIZABETHMCIRVIN
    INSTA: @MYSTERYINTHERADIOWAVES
    EMAIL: @MYSTERYINTHERADIOWAVES@GMAIL.COM

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
44 Ratings

44 Ratings

FashionDesignerMJ ,

Podcast Revived the Radio Star

Real radio plays may only be left in the memory of your grandparents, but this podcast revives them to be read by actors and then improvisers do a parody of the radio plays. It's an interesting concept executed by funny comedians and you should give it a listen.

ilikeeggs00579 ,

BLAST of a show!

This show is an absolute treat. Fun from beginning to end, with built-in texture from the contrast between Radio Play and Improv. Highly recommend!

foodhound47 ,

Nothing else quite like it

This is a dope podcast that is first and foremost very funny. Elizabeth skillfully leads a rotating group of wild and sharp up and coming comedians.
The format of the show also allows a nice window into history without ever feeling like homework.
I wouldn’t think I’d be into listening to old radio plays, but performed by funny people with just a little bit of irony, the whole thing comes alive.
Big fan of this podcast!

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