Christmas Day on Mushroom Escape

As you may or may not know, Mushroom FM has a sister station, which we proudly call Mushroom Escape. This station features radio drama and comedy, old and new. Of course, the Fun Guys at Mushroom FM are into the Christmas spirit this year as always, but Mushroom Escape has some great Christmas programming for you too. We have eight hours of material, which will play three times throughout the day. Following is a breakdown of what you can expect (all times Eastern North American time):

  • At midnight, we will rebroadcast the first Christmas episode of The Dusty Attic, which originally aired on December 3rd. This episode featured The Jack Benny program as well as Dragnet. It airs a midnight, 8:00 AM, and 4:00 PM.
  • at 1:00 AM, we will air A Christmas Dream. This is a dramatized retelling of the Christmas story, written and produced by Alex Banwell, originally for Mushroom FM 1.0. It airs at 1:00 AM, 9:00 AM, and 5:00 PM.
  • At 2:30 AM, tune in to the second Christmas edition of The Dusty Attic from December 10th. This episode features Gunsmoke as well as the Phil Harris--Alice Fay Show. It airs at 2:30 AM, 10:30 AM, and 6:30 PM.
  • At 3:30 AM we present a special Christmas episode of Unshackled!, produced by Pacific Garden Missions in Chicago. This episode airs at 3:30 AM, 11:30 AM, and 7:30 PM.
  • At 4:00 AM, we present the third Christmas instalment of The Dusty Attic, from December 17, featuring episodes of Escape and Fibber McGee and Molly. It airs at 4:00 AM, noon, and 8:00 PM.
  • At 5:00 AM, we present the Lux Radio Theatre and their dramatization of It's a Wonderful Life. It will air at 5:00 AM, 1:00 PM, and 9:00 PM.
  • At 6:00 AM, it's the final Christmas edition of The Dusty Attic from December 24, featuring the Campbell Theatre and a much-loved dramatization of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol. It will air at 6:00 AM, 2:00 PM, and 10:00 PM.
  • At 7:00 AM, enjoy a Vintage Archers Christmas, which originally aired in the UK in 1986. It will air at 7:00 AM, 3:00 PM, and 11:00 PM.
  • Finally, at 7:45 AM, enjoy a Christmas-day episode of the rarely-heard fifteen-minute version of Fibber McGee and Molly, from 1953. It will air at 7:45 AM, 3:45 PM, and 11:45 PM.

And, from all of us at Mushroom Escape, we wish you a very merry and peaceful Christmas, and all the best in 2019.