The good news keeps coming for fans of classic Australian radio serials, because more titles from the Grace Gibson archives are now available on CD.
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There is some superb news for those of you that love classic Australian radio drama because another batch of super serials have been released from the Grace Gibson Productions archive.
The treats keep tumbling out of the Grace Gibson archives in Australia with the release of another batch of outstanding radio serials on CD, some of which haven’t been heard for more than seventy years.
Portia Faces Life was one of the most popular daily ‘soap operas’ on Australian radio, running for 3544 gripping episodes from 1952 until 1970, and the character of Portia Manning would prove to be one of Grace Gibson’s most enduring franchises.
Television pioneer remembered with street name.
Fans of the award winning Australian drama series Cop Shop will be pleased to know that the second DVD volume of the programme has just been released in the UK. There is plenty of intrigue and suspense as we return once again to the Riverside Police Station.
Fans of the long running Australian police drama Homicide will be pleased to know that the nineteenth DVD volume of the series has just been made available in the UK.
Grace Gibson Productions have been creating outstanding Australian radio drama for more than 70 years and they are continuing to make their rich back catalogue available on CD.
Public tastes were changing at a breakneck speed by the late 1960s and although traditional radio serials still had a loyal audience, housewives were increasingly turning to television to watch imported American daytime ‘soaps’ such as Peyton Place, General Hospital and Days of our Lives.
Fans of classic Australian radio drama will be delighted to learn that another batch of riveting Grace Gibson serials have been made available on CD.