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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Trivia, history, events, people, places, inventors, royalty, rogues, heroes and heroines. All topics of endless fascination. The Passing Parade encapsulates these in 3 minute episodes (approximately), narrated by the incomparable John Doremus. ...
Whilst very few radio stations will broadcast these longer duration dramas these days, they are very popular with listeners. And they lend themselves perfectly to our gracegibsonradio.com retail store. Most of these 24 minute (half hour if you allow for...
A genre that is always popular! One of Grace Gibson’s earliest spy thrillers was Dossier On Dumetrius featuring lead character Major Gregory Keen (a radio forerunner to James Bond). Major Keen went on to star in another four adventures throughout the 1950’s....