Relive the Golden Age of radio drama with “Those Were the Days
Radio Players” - Chicago North chapter. On Saturday, August 1, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at the Edgewater Branch Library (6000 N. Broadway), the Radio Players will perform two programs:
The Bickersons: John the Shoplifter was originally broadcast on August 28, 1951, and starred Lew Parker and Frances Langford as John and Blanche Bickerson. The radio series ran from 1946 until 1947 with Don Ameche as John Bickerson, and then again during 1951 with Lew Parker as John Bickerson. This was the last episode.
My Favorite Husband: Spring Cleaning was originally broadcast April 30, 1950, and starred Lucille Ball and Richard Denning as Liz and George Cooper - “two people who live together and like it”. The radio series ran from 1948 until 1951. My Favorite Husband was the basis for the I Love Lucy television show.