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154 - The War Of The Worlds Radio Play Do Go On

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On October 30, 1938 Orson Welles and The Mercury Theatre broadcast one of the most famous pieces of radio in history. An adaptation of the H.G Wells' science fiction classic 'The War Of The Worlds,' performed as a news broadcast. Thousands across the USA panicked as they mistook it for a real bulletin... But is that the whole story? This is the first episode of Blockbuster-Tober.

Dave's new Book Cheat podcast is launching on Planet Broadcasting on this Monday October 8. Follow the show below:
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Melbourne LIVE show on October 13th : https://www.moshtix.com.au/v2/event/do-go-on-live/105917?&skin=4406&ref=hwlr

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REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING

THE WAR OF THE WORLDS, THE MERCURY THEATRE ON THE AIR, FULL BROADCAST
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=Xs0K4ApWl4g

ORSON WELLES MEETS H.G WELLS:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=450&v=3XhwiliJxc4

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/infamous-war-worlds-radio-broadcast-was-magnificent-fluke-180955180/

http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/history/2013/10/orson_welles_war_of_the_worlds_panic_myth_the_infamous_radio_broadcast_did.html

https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-15470903

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/radio/what-to-listen-to/the-war-of-the-worlds-panic-was-a-myth/

http://mentalfloss.com/article/529187/when-orson-welles-met-hg-wells-the-war-of-the-worlds

http://www.lilanewman.com/about-ora-nicho...

On October 30, 1938 Orson Welles and The Mercury Theatre broadcast one of the most famous pieces of radio in history. An adaptation of the H.G Wells' science fiction classic 'The War Of The Worlds,' performed as a news broadcast. Thousands across the USA panicked as they mistook it for a real bulletin... But is that the whole story? This is the first episode of Blockbuster-Tober.

Dave's new Book Cheat podcast is launching on Planet Broadcasting on this Monday October 8. Follow the show below:
Twitter: @BookCheatPod
Instagram: @BookCheatPod
Facebook: @BookCheatPod




Our website: dogoonpod.com

Melbourne LIVE show on October 13th : https://www.moshtix.com.au/v2/event/do-go-on-live/105917?&skin=4406&ref=hwlr

UK shows : https://dogoonpod.com/events/

Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: www.patreon.com/DoGoOnPod

Submit a topic idea directly to the hat: http://bit.ly/DoGoOnHat 

Twitter: @DoGoOnPod

Instagram: @DoGoOnPod

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DoGoOnPod/

Email us: dogoonpod@gmail.com

REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING

THE WAR OF THE WORLDS, THE MERCURY THEATRE ON THE AIR, FULL BROADCAST
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=Xs0K4ApWl4g

ORSON WELLES MEETS H.G WELLS:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=450&v=3XhwiliJxc4

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/infamous-war-worlds-radio-broadcast-was-magnificent-fluke-180955180/

http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/history/2013/10/orson_welles_war_of_the_worlds_panic_myth_the_infamous_radio_broadcast_did.html

https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-15470903

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/radio/what-to-listen-to/the-war-of-the-worlds-panic-was-a-myth/

http://mentalfloss.com/article/529187/when-orson-welles-met-hg-wells-the-war-of-the-worlds

http://www.lilanewman.com/about-ora-nicho...

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