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This Week’s Radio Drama: Leroy Receives a Great Dane on Great Gildersleeve

This Week’s Radio Drama: Leroy Receives a Great Dane on Great Gildersleeve

Williard Waterman is the “Great Gildersleeve,” Wednesday nights over 97.9 WHAV FM. Here he is with Walter Tetley who is heard as nephew Leroy, and Mary Lee Robb, who plays his niece Marjorie. (NBC publicity photograph.) Tonight, Jan. 12 Gunsmoke: Buffalo Hunter; Haunting Hour: “Old, Old Man,” Saturday, 10 p.m. and 1 a.m. Sunday Yours

Radio Drama: Before He Was Dr. McCoy, DeForest Kelly was Radio’s ‘Flesh Peddler’

DeForest Kelly as Dr. McCoy in the original “Star Trek” television series. (Publicity photograph.) You probably know him best as Dr. Leonard “Bones” McCoy in the Star Trek television and movie universe, but the late DeForest Kelly made a short-lived impact on radio. Appearing on CBS’ “Suspense” in a play called “The Flesh Peddler” in

This Week’s Radio Drama: Looking Into the World of Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Charlotte Perkins Gilman, as photographed in 1900. New England born and raised, author Charlotte Perkins Gilman was among the first to shatter myths about women’s health and raise awareness of postpartum psychosis. Her semi-autobiographical short story, “The Yellow Wall-paper,” is dramatized Thursday night on 97.9 WHAV FM’s broadcast of “Suspense.” Agnes Moorehead (later seen on

WHAV’s Year-End Appeal: Don’t Drop the Ball!

It’s nearly New Year’s and 97.9 WHAV FM needs your help to keep local news and other vital community programs coming in 2019. With local elections coming up, closer scrutiny of education and spikes in crime, this is no time to drop the ball. Nonprofit WHAV needs listener support to continue its up-to-the-minute coverage. WHAV

WHAV’s Christmas Eve by the Radio

Jimmy Stewart recreates his role as George Bailey in the Lux Radio Theater version of “It’s a Wonderful Life,” Christmas Eve at 9 p.m., Christmas Eve, over 97.9 WHAV FM. Christmas Eve, Sunday, Dec. 24 In addition to programs listed below, WHAV plans hourly reports from NORAD on Santa Claus’ progress. 6 p.m. Holiday Favorites

June Lockhart’s Rare Radio Appearance Friday Night on ‘Suspense’

June Lockhart, right, appears here with fellow “Lost in Space” cast members, Mark Goddard, Angela Cartwright and Guy Williams. A rare radio performance by Lockhart is heard Friday night on “Suspense,” heard over 97.9 WHAV FM. (Publicity photograph.) Everybody’s mother, June Lockhart, shows little maternal instinct Friday night on “Suspense” when she stars in “Shooting