Mushroom Escape

Welcome to Mushroom Escape!

You are entering a world where the pictures are created by sounds; where things happen that could never happen on a screen. It's a world that will make you laugh; it will make you cry; it will make you think; and it will stretch your imagination.

The world of radio drama and comedy is vast. From the zany antics of Fibber McGee and Molly and the Goon Show, to the mystery and intrigue of Suspense, to the science fiction of EarthSearch, and so very much more, Mushroom Escape brings this world to you seven days a week in a way that will keep you coming back again and again for more.

The Mushroom Escape Difference

Why Mushroom Escape when there are already stations out there broadcasting old-time radio? Well, our difference is twofold.

First, there's dependability. We schedule our broadcasts by hand, so the series you here one day and time, you'll hear again the following week at that same day and time. Just like listeners knew they could tune in to Jack Benny every Sunday night at 7:00, we also have a schedule that you can refer to from week to week. Where possible, we even move chronologically through the series we present.Also, unlike most other old-time radio stations, we're not just american in scope. At least twenty-five percent of programming each and every day comes from the BBC. We also have programming from Australia, and who knows where we'll go for our programming in the future.

So have a look at our schedule, find something you like and enjoy Mushroom Escape.

A word About Stereotypes

Many of the programs heard on Mushroom Escape originated a half a century or more ago. Attitudes and social standards were different in those times from what they are today. In the course of your listening to Mushroom Escape, you may hear comments which were felt to be just fine back then, but which are totally unacceptable in today's world. Please view these instances in their context. Mushroom Escape does not in any way advocate the perpetuation of stereotypes or discrimination on any grounds. We want the Mushroom Escape experience to be an entertaining one, so if something we play really bothers you, please contact our operations manager at

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Program Schedule

Each day of programming is presented in a four-hour block, starting at 12:00 AM Eastern, and repeated a further five times throughout the following twenty-four-hour period. Following is the schedule for each day's show times.



Time (America/New_York)Show Title
12:00 AMSherlock Holmes (BBC)
1:00 AMLeft Behind
1:30 AMUnshackled!
2:00 AMYou Bet Your Life
2:30 AMBradbury 13
3:00 AMSuspense (1-hour shows)
4:00 AMSherlock Holmes (BBC)
5:00 AMLeft Behind
5:30 AMUnshackled!
6:00 AMYou Bet Your Life
6:30 AMBradbury 13
7:00 AMSuspense (1-hour shows)
8:00 AMSherlock Holmes (BBC)
9:00 AMLeft Behind
9:30 AMUnshackled!
10:00 AMYou Bet Your Life
10:30 AMBradbury 13
11:00 AMSuspense (1-hour shows)
12:00 PMSherlock Holmes (BBC)
1:00 PMLeft Behind
1:30 PMUnshackled!
2:00 PMYou Bet Your Life
2:30 PMBradbury 13
3:00 PMSuspense (1-hour shows)
4:00 PMSherlock Holmes (BBC)
5:00 PMLeft Behind
5:30 PMUnshackled!
6:00 PMYou Bet Your Life
6:30 PMBradbury 13
7:00 PMSuspense (1-hour shows)
8:00 PMSherlock Holmes (BBC)
9:00 PMLeft Behind
9:30 PMUnshackled!
10:00 PMYou Bet Your Life
10:30 PMBradbury 13
11:00 PMSuspense (1-hour shows)


Time (America/New_York)Show Title
12:00 AMThe Dusty Attic with Ryan O.
1:00 AMCBS Radio Mystery Theater
2:00 AMRound the Horn
2:30 AMDoctor Finlay's Casebook
3:00 AMThe Lux Radio Theater
4:00 AMThe Dusty Attic with Ryan O.
5:00 AMCBS Radio Mystery Theater
6:00 AMRound the Horn
6:30 AMDoctor Finlay's Casebook
7:00 AMThe Lux Radio Theater
8:00 AMThe Dusty Attic with Ryan O.
9:00 AMCBS Radio Mystery Theater
10:00 AMRound the Horn
10:30 AMDoctor Finlay's Casebook
11:00 AMThe Lux Radio Theater
12:00 PMThe Dusty Attic with Ryan O.
1:00 PMCBS Radio Mystery Theater
2:00 PMRound the Horn
2:30 PMDoctor Finlay's Casebook
3:00 PMThe Lux Radio Theater
4:00 PMThe Dusty Attic with Ryan O.
5:00 PMCBS Radio Mystery Theater
6:00 PMRound the Horn
6:30 PMDoctor Finlay's Casebook
7:00 PMThe Lux Radio Theater
8:00 PMThe Dusty Attic with Ryan O.
9:00 PMCBS Radio Mystery Theater
10:00 PMRound the Horn
10:30 PMDoctor Finlay's Casebook
11:00 PMThe Lux Radio Theater


Time (America/New_York)Show Title
12:00 AMThe Phil Harriz/Alice Faye Show
12:30 AMFort Larromy
1:00 AMSteptoe and Son
1:30 AMThis Is your FBI
2:00 AMMutual Radio Theater
2:45 AMYours Truly, Johnny Dollar
3:00 AMOur Miss Brooks
3:30 AMFibber McGee and Molly
4:00 AMThe Phil Harriz/Alice Faye Show
4:30 AMFort Larromy
5:00 AMSteptoe and Son
5:30 AMThis Is your FBI
6:00 AMMutual Radio Theater
6:45 AMYours Truly, Johnny Dollar
7:00 AMOur Miss Brooks
7:30 AMFibber McGee and Molly
8:00 AMThe Phil Harriz/Alice Faye Show
8:30 AMFort Larromy
9:00 AMSteptoe and Son
9:30 AMThis Is your FBI
10:00 AMMutual Radio Theater
10:45 AMYours Truly, Johnny Dollar
11:00 AMOur Miss Brooks
11:30 AMFibber McGee and Molly
12:00 PMThe Phil Harriz/Alice Faye Show
12:30 PMFort Larromy
1:00 PMSteptoe and Son
1:30 PMThis Is your FBI
2:00 PMMutual Radio Theater
2:45 PMYours Truly, Johnny Dollar
3:00 PMOur Miss Brooks
3:30 PMFibber McGee and Molly
4:00 PMThe Phil Harriz/Alice Faye Show
4:30 PMFort Larromy
5:00 PMSteptoe and Son
5:30 PMThis Is your FBI
6:00 PMMutual Radio Theater
6:45 PMYours Truly, Johnny Dollar
7:00 PMOur Miss Brooks
7:30 PMFibber McGee and Molly
8:00 PMThe Phil Harriz/Alice Faye Show
8:30 PMFort Larromy
9:00 PMSteptoe and Son
9:30 PMThis Is your FBI
10:00 PMMutual Radio Theater
10:45 PMYours Truly, Johnny Dollar
11:00 PMOur Miss Brooks
11:30 PMFibber McGee and Molly


Time (America/New_York)Show Title
12:00 AMThe Life of Riley
12:30 AMThe Navy Lark
1:00 AMLife with the Lyons
1:30 AMThe Adventures of the Falcon
2:00 AMNight Watch
2:30 AMSuspense
3:00 AMFather Knows Best
3:30 AMLights Out
4:00 AMThe Life of Riley
4:30 AMThe Navy Lark
5:00 AMLife with the Lyons
5:30 AMThe Adventures of the Falcon
6:00 AMNight Watch
6:30 AMSuspense
7:00 AMFather Knows Best
7:30 AMLights Out
8:00 AMThe Life of Riley
8:30 AMThe Navy Lark
9:00 AMLife with the Lyons
9:30 AMThe Adventures of the Falcon
10:00 AMNight Watch
10:30 AMSuspense
11:00 AMFather Knows Best
11:30 AMLights Out
12:00 PMThe Life of Riley
12:30 PMThe Navy Lark
1:00 PMLife with the Lyons
1:30 PMThe Adventures of the Falcon
2:00 PMNight Watch
2:30 PMSuspense
3:00 PMFather Knows Best
3:30 PMLights Out
4:00 PMThe Life of Riley
4:30 PMThe Navy Lark
5:00 PMLife with the Lyons
5:30 PMThe Adventures of the Falcon
6:00 PMNight Watch
6:30 PMSuspense
7:00 PMFather Knows Best
7:30 PMLights Out
8:00 PMThe Life of Riley
8:30 PMThe Navy Lark
9:00 PMLife with the Lyons
9:30 PMThe Adventures of the Falcon
10:00 PMNight Watch
10:30 PMSuspense
11:00 PMFather Knows Best
11:30 PMLights Out


Time (America/New_York)Show Title
12:00 AMThe Weird Circle
12:30 AMInner Sanctum Mystery
1:00 AMThe Goon Show
1:30 AMFamily Theater
2:00 AMDuffy's Tavern
2:30 AMEscape
3:00 AMLife with Luigi
3:30 AMX Minus One
4:00 AMThe Weird Circle
4:30 AMInner Sanctum Mystery
5:00 AMThe Goon Show
5:30 AMFamily Theater
6:00 AMDuffy's Tavern
6:30 AMEscape
7:00 AMLife with Luigi
7:30 AMX Minus One
8:00 AMThe Weird Circle
8:30 AMInner Sanctum Mystery
9:00 AMThe Goon Show
9:30 AMFamily Theater
10:00 AMDuffy's Tavern
10:30 AMEscape
11:00 AMLife with Luigi
11:30 AMX Minus One
12:00 PMThe Weird Circle
12:30 PMInner Sanctum Mystery
1:00 PMThe Goon Show
1:30 PMFamily Theater
2:00 PMDuffy's Tavern
2:30 PMEscape
3:00 PMLife with Luigi
3:30 PMX Minus One
4:00 PMThe Weird Circle
4:30 PMInner Sanctum Mystery
5:00 PMThe Goon Show
5:30 PMFamily Theater
6:00 PMDuffy's Tavern
6:30 PMEscape
7:00 PMLife with Luigi
7:30 PMX Minus One
8:00 PMThe Weird Circle
8:30 PMInner Sanctum Mystery
9:00 PMThe Goon Show
9:30 PMFamily Theater
10:00 PMDuffy's Tavern
10:30 PMEscape
11:00 PMLife with Luigi
11:30 PMX Minus One


Time (America/New_York)Show Title
12:00 AMDragnet
12:30 AMThe Jack Benny Program
1:00 AMLet George Do It
1:30 AMThe New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
2:00 AMBoston Blackie
2:30 AM21st Precinct
3:00 AMdangerous assignment
3:30 AMI Was a Communist for the FBI
4:00 AMDragnet
4:30 AMThe Jack Benny Program
5:00 AMLet George Do It
5:30 AMThe New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
6:00 AMBoston Blackie
6:30 AM21st Precinct
7:00 AMdangerous assignment
7:30 AMI Was a Communist for the FBI
8:00 AMDragnet
8:30 AMThe Jack Benny Program
9:00 AMLet George Do It
9:30 AMThe New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
10:00 AMBoston Blackie
10:30 AM21st Precinct
11:00 AMdangerous assignment
11:30 AMI Was a Communist for the FBI
12:00 PMDragnet
12:30 PMThe Jack Benny Program
1:00 PMLet George Do It
1:30 PMThe New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
2:00 PMBoston Blackie
2:30 PM21st Precinct
3:00 PMdangerous assignment
3:30 PMI Was a Communist for the FBI
4:00 PMDragnet
4:30 PMThe Jack Benny Program
5:00 PMLet George Do It
5:30 PMThe New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
6:00 PMBoston Blackie
6:30 PM21st Precinct
7:00 PMdangerous assignment
7:30 PMI Was a Communist for the FBI
8:00 PMDragnet
8:30 PMThe Jack Benny Program
9:00 PMLet George Do It
9:30 PMThe New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
10:00 PMBoston Blackie
10:30 PM21st Precinct
11:00 PMdangerous assignment
11:30 PMI Was a Communist for the FBI


Time (America/New_York)Show Title
12:00 AMSaturday at the Described Movies: Titanic
4:00 AMSaturday at the Described Movies: Titanic
8:00 AMSaturday at the Described Movies: Titanic
12:00 PMSaturday at the Described Movies: Titanic
4:00 PMSaturday at the Described Movies: Titanic
8:00 PMSaturday at the Described Movies: Titanic