American born Miss Grace Gibson brought the first radio transcription programmes to Australia in 1934 and remained to play a leading role in the Australian Broadcasting Industry.
It deals with the jealousy which can exist in the mind of a wife whose handsome husband spends seven or eight hours every day with his beautiful secretary.
Doctor Craig Beaumont was handsome, wealthy and dedicated to progressive medicine. But his ideas weren’t always popular with the citizens of Beaumont, the town named after his grandfather. His campaign against a chemical factory close to the town’s water supply was a case in point.
THE PASSING PARADE with John Doremus was a series of 130 tales that were originally syndicated in the United States. On a visit there in the mid 1960’s, Grace Gibson Productions picked up the Australian, New Zealand and “South Pacific rim” rights to the show. We actually had great success with it, and The Passing Parade became something of a ‘hit’ in this part of the world.
The Castlereagh Line is the saga of a ruthless man with a single-minded determination, and of the woman he deserted. Lottie Long escapes torture and murder in Northern Queensland and meets Jack Seager in the bar where she is working in Cloncurry. Along with Mat Gore, they establish The Castlereagh Line in 1880 – a coach line with the benefit of a mail contract which covers northern New South Wales.
In the heart of Sydney’s colourful, cosmopolitan King’s Cross is The Spiral –
a small off-shoot of bustling Macleay Street. At number 10, The Spiral, are
the offices of Connor and Mintz, Private Investigators.
Thrown out of Sandhurst Military Academy for entertaining a woman in his quarters, Christopher Macaulay is unable to recall how the woman came to be there.Whilst his fiancé (Edwina) forgives him, three days before the wedding Drew Ashleigh visits Christopher and informs him that he went through a form of marriage with Rose (the woman found in his room), and that she is expecting his child.
Written by Dick Orkin
Starring Dick Orkin as CHICKENMAN, The Police Commissioner and The Mayor, with Jane Roberts in all female roles, plus Jim Runyon as The Announcer (‘Well-l-l-l…’) and Rodney Farver
© Dick Orkin
AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND ONLY
It introduced Major Gregory Keen of MI5 who was the forerunner to James Bond. The story is set in Post War London and tells of the search for missing Nazi loot which was brought into England by a mysterious, vicious criminal Dumetrius, his gorgeous girlfriend Hedy Bergner and Yottie Bleem, a Butcher who thinks murder is fun. Keen, of course, falls in love with Hedy and only learns her true feelings when the story comes to its highly exciting climax.
YES, WHAT?…in correct chronological orderYes, What? first aired on Adelaide’s 5AD on 23rd June 1936 – the brainchild of lawyer Rex ‘Waca’ Dawe who loved dabbling in stage and radio comedy. Episodes 1-20
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Escape Me Never$40.00
Time is the Catcher$40.00
All This And Heaven Too$45.00
Lust For Life$45.00
Grace Gibson Radio Classics (Crime & Mystery) Vol 2$20.00
For The Defence Vol 3$35.00
Tudor Princess/Tudor Queen$45.00
The Bishop’s Mantle$45.00
Yes What? “aka Greenbottle” Vol 12$30.00
We, The Wicked People$40.00
The Adventures Of The Falcon$30.00
Portia Manning Series (of Portia Faces Life fame)$185.00
Cactus – The Best 100 Tracks of 2016$35.00
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Produced in the late 1950s, this science fiction serial is about an intruder from outer space which travels in a black cloud and threatens life on planet Earth in the year 2021. Scientists try to communicate with the cloud and the intruder is surprised to find...
To help people pass the time while isolating themselves to control the COVID-19 outbreak, Grace Gibson Productions in Australia is, for three months, offering radio stations free broadcast rights to their collection of classic half-hour radio serials. All of the...
Fathers Day appears to approaching more quickly than it used to… Get in early-ish with these suggestions: All-Time Favourites: Cattleman (which is on special this month) Cactus: In this insane world, Australia’s greatest radio satire puts things into perspective...