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Please Continue

Based on the true story of renowned social psychologist Stanley Milgram, "Please Continue" recounts the infamous obedience experiments at Yale in the 1960s. In that study, participants were asked to administer strong electric shocks to a subject who gave the wrong answer to a question, not knowing that the shocks were fake, and they were the real subject of the study. The play examines how the experiments gave insight into the nature of authoritarianism and individual morality. Includes an interview about science and ethics with Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, a Professor of Education at the Rossier School of Education, a Professor of Psychology at the Brain and Creativity Institute, and a member of the Neuroscience Graduate Program Faculty at the University of Southern California. Please Continue is part of L.A. Theatre Works' Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Major funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world. Directed by Rosalind Ayres. An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring: Tara Lynne Barr as Margaret Hopson Will Brittain as James Sanders Jake Green as Saul Dashoff Taj Jegaraj as Harold Burden Rob Morrow as Reverend William Sloane Coffin, Jr. James Scully as Mitchell Halverson III Mark Jude Sullivan as Francis Dunleavy Matthew Wolf as Dr. Stanley Milgram Sound Effects Artist: Jeff Gardner. Script Supervisor, Nikki Hyde. Music Supervisor, Ronn Lipkin. Associate Artistic Director, Anna Lyse Erikson. Recording Engineer, Sound Designer and Editor, Erick Cifuentes. Mixed by Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood. Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood.

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Home Front: The Complete BBC Radio Collection Volume 1 Audiobook

Home Front: The Complete BBC Radio Collection Volume 1

Series 1-5 of the groundbreaking BBC Radio 4 drama charting life on the home front during World War One First heard on radio between 4 August 2014 and 9 November 2018, each episode of Home Front is set exactly one hundred years before the broadcast date, and each follows one character's day. Together they create a mosaic of experience from a wide cross-section of society, mixing historical fact with enthralling fiction to explore how ordinary people coped with daily life in wartime Britain. The story begins in Folkestone, as the first troops march off to the front lines. Soon, families such as the Grahams and the Wilsons begins to feel the impact of war, as the wounded return and first Belgian refugees, then Canadian troops, arrive in the seaside resort. In addition, the White Feather and suffragette movements grow in popularity, and a tide of grief increasingly leads people to thoughts of the hereafter. Industrial Tynemouth, meanwhile, is experiencing a quite different war. The factories and shipyards are at peak production, and more women are joining the workforce. At the munitions factory, owner Geoffrey Marshall and his family must adapt to the changing times - as must workers like Fraser and Edie Chadwick. Tackling themes including the outbreak of war, recruitment, industry, profiteering and spiritualism are some of radio's foremost dramatists including Katie Hims, Sebastian Baczkiewicz and Shaun McKenna. Among the extensive cast are Michael Bertenshaw, Keely Beresford, Freddie Fox, Ami Metcalf, Edmund Wiseman, Barbara Flynn, Mark Stobbart and Toby Jones, with Dame Harriet Walter making a cameo appearance as Emmeline Pankhurst.

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Tommies: The Complete BBC Radio Collection Audiobook

Tommies: The Complete BBC Radio Collection

A major BBC Radio 4 drama series following the lives of those on and behind the battlefront of World War I Meticulously based on unit war diaries and eye-witness accounts, each of these 42 episodes of Tommies traces one real day at war, exactly 100 years ago. We follow the fortunes of Mickey Bliss and his fellow signallers from the Lahore Division of the British Indian Army, as they experience life - and death - on the front line. Meanwhile, Dr Celestine de Tullio battles to save soldiers suffering from gas gangrene and trench fever - and experiences the fighting firsthand when she enlists in the Serbian Army and commands a dangerous offensive. They are all cogs in an immense machine, one which connects situations across the whole theatre of the war, over four long years. Through their voices - and a host of others - we hear untold stories about the conflict in Gaza, Gallipoli, Salonika, Serbia, Mesopotamia, Russia, Macedonia, Italy, Turkmenistan and Tanzania, as well as on the Western Front. Lee Ross, Pippa Nixon and Indira Varma are among the extensive cast of this gripping series, created by Jonathan Ruffle, who produced the acclaimed real-time radio dramatisation of Len Deighton's Bomber. Based on actual historical records, it paints a vivid portrait of daily life for soldiers and their families during 1914-1918, and sheds new light on the reality of the Great War.

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Home Front: The Complete BBC Radio Collection Volume 3 Audiobook

Home Front: The Complete BBC Radio Collection Volume 3

Series 11-15 of the major BBC Radio 4 drama charting life on the home front during the First World War - plus special extended episode Home Front: A Fragile Peace First heard on radio between 4 August 2014 and 9 November 2018, each episode of Home Front is set exactly one hundred years before the broadcast date, and each follows one character's day. Together they create a mosaic of experience from a wide cross-section of society, mixing historical fact with enthralling fiction to explore how ordinary people coped with daily life in wartime Britain. Back in Folkestone, the residents are dealing with the after-effects of a devastating air raid. Howard Argent is kept busy at the Bevan, while Ulysses Pilchard experiments with electro-shock therapy. Meanwhile, women's suffrage, prostitution and unmarried mothers are hot topics, and Kitty Lumley experiences the sharp end of intolerance. In Tyneside, ripples from the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution lead to a rise in union activity, and the factory faces the threat of strike action from the munitionettes. And in Devon, women, children and prisoners of war are being put to work on the land. With Britain on the brink of starvation, summer 1918's harvest is crucial - but conscientious objectors, unwilling or unable to help, arouse fury. As the Great War moves towards its end, can the wounded communities back home find some sort of peace, however fragile? Tackling themes including trauma and madness, industrial unrest, morality and sexuality, surrogate labour and the outbreak of peace are some of radio's foremost dramatists including Katie Hims, Shaun McKenna and Sarah Daniels. Among the extensive cast are Helen Schlesinger, Kathryn Beaumont, Roy Hudd and Billy Kennedy, with guest appearances from Geoffrey Palmer and Mark Heap. Also included is Home Front: A Fragile Peace, a special 75-minute episode which flashes forward to explore the lives of the characters on 10 November 1919.

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Home Front: The Complete BBC Radio Collection Volume 2 Audiobook

Home Front: The Complete BBC Radio Collection Volume 2

Series 6-10 of the epic BBC Radio 4 drama charting life on the home front during the First World War - plus special episode Home Front: A Lightening First heard on radio between 4 August 2014 and 9 November 2018, each episode of Home Front is set exactly one hundred years before the broadcast date, and each follows one character's day. Together they create a mosaic of experience from a wide cross-section of society, mixing historical fact with enthralling fiction to explore how ordinary people coped with daily life in wartime Britain. We resume the story in Folkestone, where hospital staff face pressure to return wounded men to duty as conscription is introduced. Zeppelin bombs leave residents jumpy, and 'spy fever' is at a pitch as the Secret Service comes to town. Food shortages begin to bite - and the town is rocked by Britain's first ever air raid, causing the greatest number of civilian casualties of the war to date. We also meet the residents of Ashburton, Devon, where the future of Isaac Cox's family hangs in the balance as old feuds are reignited at Halecot Farm. In Tynemouth, paranoia is rife and emotions run high for those at Marshall's factory. The repercussions of a devastating explosion ripple through people's lives, but they face the future with fortitude, taking small but courageous steps forward. Tackling themes including nursing and casualties, conscription and objection, espionage and propaganda, xenophobia and suspicion and the church and class are some of radio's foremost dramatists including Richard Monks, Mike Walker and Sarah Daniels. Among the extensive cast are Martine McCutcheon, Anton Lesser, Maggie Steed and Gunnar Cauthery. Also included is Home Front: A Lightening, a special 45-minute episode marking the centenary of Britain's first Gotha Air Raid, which devastated Folkestone on 25 May 1917.

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Watch on the Rhine Audiobook

Watch on the Rhine

Author: Lillian Hellman Narrator: Edita Brychta, Jonathan Cake, Various Release Date: January 2018

In this riveting political drama, Sara, along with her German husband Kurt, returns to the opulent Washington DC mansion of her mother Fanny after years away in Europe. With Hitler and Mussolini assuming full power, Kurt finds himself blackmailed for his anti-Fascist activities as the conflict in Europe crosses the hearth of this tranquil home. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast production, starring: Edita Brychta as Anise Jonathan Cake as Kurt Müller Heidi Dippold as Sara Müller Anna Lyse Erikson as Babette Müller Susannah Fiedling as Marthe de Brancovis Lovensky Jean-Baptiste as Joseph Taj Jegaraj as Joshua Müller Susan Sullivan as Fanny Farrelly Patrick Wenk-Wolff as Teck de Brancovis Matthew Wolf as David Farrelly Adam Wylie as Bodo Müller Directed by Rosalind Ayres. Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA in October of 2017.

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Frontier Fighters!: Radio Drama of Western Heroes and Events Audiobook

Frontier Fighters!: Radio Drama of Western Heroes and Events

Author: Transcription Company of America Narrator: Various Release Date: June 2017

Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting, and edifying audio recordings. This radio drama, originally broadcast in the 1930s, tells epic narratives of those fearless wanderers and adventurers who first broke the trails of the Old West! Frontier Fighters is not your typical Western drama; in this series, you will retrace the steps of heroes who, despite incredible odds, explored and conquered the West. Look for the Old Time Radio Show Collection from the '30s, '40s, and '50s! These classic stories will capture your attention as they reenact history in short programs.

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Seven Audiobook

Seven

Seven women give voice to the voiceless. Seven is a documentary play created with the support of Vital Voices Global Partnership and is a collaboration between the playwrights and seven female activists from around the globe, telling inspiring stories of overcoming adversity to effect real change and improve the lives of women. Includes panel discussions with Russian activist Marina Pisklakova-Parker, and playwrights Paula Cizmar and Susan Yankowitz. The moderators are René Jones, Executive Director of the United Talent Agency Foundation, and Alyse Nelson, the president, CEO, and co-founder of Vital Voices Global Partnership. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance, featuring: Shannon Holt as Marina Pisklakova-Parker Jossara Jinaro as Laura Alonso Alex Kingston as Inez McCormack Emily Kuroda as Mu Sochua Sameerah Luqmaan-Harris as Hafsat Abiola Annet Mahendru as Farida Azizi Sarah Shahi as Mukhtar Mai Directed by Judyann Elder and recorded live in performance in January 2017 at UCLA's James Bridges Theater. Sound Effects Artist and Additional Voices, Jeff Gardner. Production Manager, Tori Burnett. Post-Production Coordinator, Ronn Lipkin. Associate Producer, Anna Lyse Erikson. Recording and Mixing Engineer, Sound Designer and Editor, Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood.

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Casey, Crime Photographer, Volume 1 Audiobook

Casey, Crime Photographer, Volume 1

Author: George Harmon Coxe Narrator: Various Narrators Release Date: March 2016

The origins of Jack 'Flashgun' Casey can be traced to the 1930s detective pulp magazine 'Black Mask'; the hard-boiled photojournalist was introduced in the March 1934 issue by former newspaperman/ad exec George Harmon Coxe. So radio audiences received a formal introduction to Coxe's creation over CBS Radio beginning July 7, 1943. The series was originally titled 'Flashgun Casey,' but during its run it was also referred to as 'Casey, Press Photographer', 'Crime Photographer', and 'Casey, Crime Photographer'. Casey snapped photos for the fictitious Morning Express, and often found himself cast in the role of amateur sleuth by getting involved in the stories he covered. Many of the plots had him stumbling across a clue in a photo he had taken (something the police had overlooked), and with the help of fellow reporter and romantic interest Annie Williams, they would inevitably bring the culprit(s) to justice. What set 'Casey, Crime Photographer' apart from its radio crime drama competiton was its laid-b

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Volume 1 Audiobook

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Volume 1

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson Narrator: Various Narrators Release Date: March 2016

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is just one of over 300 radio series and serials produced by George Edwards over the course of his twenty year career in radio. Telling Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of a man divided, this fifteen minute serial debuted in 1943, running for 52 episodes, and was produced by Edwards, a well-known Australian radio personality. The man behind other Australian series, such as Afloat with Henry Morgan and Adventures of Marco Polo lent not only his production skills to Jekyll and Hyde, but shared his amazing vocal talents as well. Edward' skill to do multiple voices in a single episode definitely fit the needs of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

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Cocoanut Grove Ambassadors, Volume 1 Audiobook

Cocoanut Grove Ambassadors, Volume 1

Author: Various Authors Narrator: Various Narrators Release Date: March 2016

When those who celebrate the Golden Age of Hollywood reflect back on the halcyon days of the early 1930s, one particular nightspot comes immediately to mind: the Cocoanut Grove at Los Angeles' Ambassador Hotel. This lavishly appointed club, part of the massive 23-acre Ambassador resort that also included four restaurants, a bowling alley, a billiard room, and even a movie theater, was decorated in Moroccan style and featured full-sized palm trees reportedly salvaged from Rudolph Valentino's The Sheik. In addition to the decor, which also offered a night sky filled with stars (thanks to about 1000 small light bulbs), an elevated stage, and both dining and dancing room for several hundred patrons, customers came for the smooth musical entertainment provided by a series of dance orchestras and their popular vocalists - many of whom would later go on to star careers in radio, recordings, and the film industry.

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Cocoanut Grove Ambassadors, Volume 2 Audiobook

Cocoanut Grove Ambassadors, Volume 2

Author: Various Authors Narrator: Various Narrators Release Date: March 2016

When those who celebrate the Golden Age of Hollywood reflect back on the halcyon days of the early 1930s, one particular nightspot comes immediately to mind: the Cocoanut Grove at Los Angeles' Ambassador Hotel. This lavishly appointed club, part of the massive 23-acre Ambassador resort that also included four restaurants, a bowling alley, a billiard room, and even a movie theater, was decorated in Moroccan style and featured full-sized palm trees reportedly salvaged from Rudolph Valentino's The Sheik. In addition to the decor, which also offered a night sky filled with stars (thanks to about 1000 small light bulbs), an elevated stage, and both dining and dancing room for several hundred patrons, customers came for the smooth musical entertainment provided by a series of dance orchestras and their popular vocalists - many of whom would later go on to star careers in radio, recordings, and the film industry.

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