short stories

Arts and Culture
11:28 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Radio play: Pedro de Alarcon's 'The Nail'

Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre. In this episode, we bring you a classic tale of suspense, written by an obscure Spanish author named Pedre de Alarcon. The story is simply called, "The Nail." 

The first English publication of the tale was translated for a series called "Mystery and Detective Stories," edited by Julian Hawthorne, published in 1907. 


The players:

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Arts and Culture
9:36 am
Mon January 20, 2014

P.G. Wodehouse's "Jeeves in the Springtime"

The cover of "The Inimitable Jeeves," the short story collection in which "Jeeves in the Springtime" was published. The story was originally published in two parts in a magazine, but was later published as a whole in this book.
Credit Original Publisher: Herbert Jenkins / Image via Wikipedia

  Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre. 

In this episode, we bring back two of our favorite literary characters: Bertie Wooster and his man, Jeeves. This production is an adaptation of "Jeeves in the Springtime," one of P.G. Wodehouse's many short stories. 


The players:

  • Bertie: Ian Buchanan
  • Jeeves: Byron Scott
  • Bingo: Terry Yates
  • Mabel: Kellie Moore
  • The elder Mr. Little: Brad Buchanan 
  • Narrator: Darren Hellwege


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