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 AMUnshackled!
12:30 AMRanger Bill
1:00 AMSaturday Night Theatre
2:30 AMSaturday Night Theatre
4:00 AMUnshackled!
4:30 AMRanger Bill
5:00 AMSaturday Night Theatre
6:30 AMSaturday Night Theatre
8:00 AMUnshackled!
8:30 AMRanger Bill
9:00 AMSaturday Night Theatre
10:30 AMSaturday Night Theatre
12:00 PMUnshackled!
12:30 PMRanger Bill
1:00 PMSaturday Night Theatre
2:30 PMSaturday Night Theatre
4:00 PMUnshackled!
4:30 PMRanger Bill
5:00 PMSaturday Night Theatre
6:30 PMSaturday Night Theatre
8:00 PMUnshackled!
8:30 PMRanger Bill
9:00 PMSaturday Night Theatre
10:30 PMSaturday Night Theatre


Time (America/New_York)Show Title
12:00 AMThe Dusty Attic with Ryan O.
1:00 AMCBS Radio Mystery Theater
2:00 AMRound The Horne
2:30 AMDr. Christian
3:00 AMThe Lux Radio Theater
4:00 AMThe Dusty Attic with Ryan O.
5:00 AMCBS Radio Mystery Theater
6:00 AMRound The Horne
6:30 AMDr. Christian
7:00 AMThe Lux Radio Theater
8:00 AMThe Dusty Attic with Ryan O.
9:00 AMCBS Radio Mystery Theater
10:00 AMRound The Horne
10:30 AMDr. Christian
11:00 AMThe Lux Radio Theater
12:00 PMThe Dusty Attic with Ryan O.
1:00 PMCBS Radio Mystery Theater
2:00 PMRound The Horne
2:30 PMDr. Christian
3:00 PMThe Lux Radio Theater
4:00 PMThe Dusty Attic with Ryan O.
5:00 PMCBS Radio Mystery Theater
6:00 PMRound The Horne
6:30 PMDr. Christian
7:00 PMThe Lux Radio Theater
8:00 PMThe Dusty Attic with Ryan O.
9:00 PMCBS Radio Mystery Theater
10:00 PMRound The Horne
10:30 PMDr. Christian
11:00 PMThe Lux Radio Theater


Time (America/New_York)Show Title
12:00 AMThe Phil Harriz/Alice Faye Show
12:30 AMGunsmoke
1:00 AMDad's Army
1:30 AMThis Is your FBI
2:00 AMThe Lone Ranger
2:30 AMChallenge of the Yukon
2:45 AMAfloat with Henry Morgan
3:00 AMOur Miss Brooks
3:30 AMFibber McGee and Molly
4:00 AMThe Phil Harriz/Alice Faye Show
4:30 AMGunsmoke
5:00 AMDad's Army
5:30 AMThis Is your FBI
6:00 AMThe Lone Ranger
6:30 AMChallenge of the Yukon
6:45 AMAfloat with Henry Morgan
7:00 AMOur Miss Brooks
7:30 AMFibber McGee and Molly
8:00 AMThe Phil Harriz/Alice Faye Show
8:30 AMGunsmoke
9:00 AMDad's Army
9:30 AMThis Is your FBI
10:00 AMThe Lone Ranger
10:30 AMChallenge of the Yukon
10:45 AMAfloat with Henry Morgan
11:00 AMOur Miss Brooks
11:30 AMFibber McGee and Molly
12:00 PMThe Phil Harriz/Alice Faye Show
12:30 PMGunsmoke
1:00 PMDad's Army
1:30 PMThis Is your FBI
2:00 PMThe Lone Ranger
2:30 PMChallenge of the Yukon
2:45 PMAfloat with Henry Morgan
3:00 PMOur Miss Brooks
3:30 PMFibber McGee and Molly
4:00 PMThe Phil Harriz/Alice Faye Show
4:30 PMGunsmoke
5:00 PMDad's Army
5:30 PMThis Is your FBI
6:00 PMThe Lone Ranger
6:30 PMChallenge of the Yukon
6:45 PMAfloat with Henry Morgan
7:00 PMOur Miss Brooks
7:30 PMFibber McGee and Molly
8:00 PMThe Phil Harriz/Alice Faye Show
8:30 PMGunsmoke
9:00 PMDad's Army
9:30 PMThis Is your FBI
10:00 PMThe Lone Ranger
10:30 PMChallenge of the Yukon
10:45 PMAfloat with Henry Morgan
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 AMTales of the Texas Rangers
1:00 AMHancock's Half Hour
1:30 AMCalling All Cars
2:00 AMYou Are There
2:30 AMSuspense
3:00 AMThe Chase
3:30 AMInformation, Please
4:00 AMThe Life of Riley
4:30 AMTales of the Texas Rangers
5:00 AMHancock's Half Hour
5:30 AMCalling All Cars
6:00 AMYou Are There
6:30 AMSuspense
7:00 AMThe Chase
7:30 AMInformation, Please
8:00 AMThe Life of Riley
8:30 AMTales of the Texas Rangers
9:00 AMHancock's Half Hour
9:30 AMCalling All Cars
10:00 AMYou Are There
10:30 AMSuspense
11:00 AMThe Chase
11:30 AMInformation, Please
12:00 PMThe Life of Riley
12:30 PMTales of the Texas Rangers
1:00 PMHancock's Half Hour
1:30 PMCalling All Cars
2:00 PMYou Are There
2:30 PMSuspense
3:00 PMThe Chase
3:30 PMInformation, Please
4:00 PMThe Life of Riley
4:30 PMTales of the Texas Rangers
5:00 PMHancock's Half Hour
5:30 PMCalling All Cars
6:00 PMYou Are There
6:30 PMSuspense
7:00 PMThe Chase
7:30 PMInformation, Please
8:00 PMThe Life of Riley
8:30 PMTales of the Texas Rangers
9:00 PMHancock's Half Hour
9:30 PMCalling All Cars
10:00 PMYou Are There
10:30 PMSuspense
11:00 PMThe Chase
11:30 PMInformation, Please


Time (America/New_York)Show Title
12:00 AMYou Bet Your Life
12:30 AMMr. District Attorney
1:00 AMThe Goon Show
1:30 AMThe Great Gildersleeve
2:00 AMThe Damon Runyon Theater
2:30 AMEscape
3:00 AMThe Abbot and Costello Show
3:30 AMAlien Worlds
4:00 AMYou Bet Your Life
4:30 AMMr. District Attorney
5:00 AMThe Goon Show
5:30 AMThe Great Gildersleeve
6:00 AMThe Damon Runyon Theater
6:30 AMEscape
7:00 AMThe Abbot and Costello Show
7:30 AMAlien Worlds
8:00 AMYou Bet Your Life
8:30 AMMr. District Attorney
9:00 AMThe Goon Show
9:30 AMThe Great Gildersleeve
10:00 AMThe Damon Runyon Theater
10:30 AMEscape
11:00 AMThe Abbot and Costello Show
11:30 AMAlien Worlds
12:00 PMYou Bet Your Life
12:30 PMMr. District Attorney
1:00 PMThe Goon Show
1:30 PMThe Great Gildersleeve
2:00 PMThe Damon Runyon Theater
2:30 PMEscape
3:00 PMThe Abbot and Costello Show
3:30 PMAlien Worlds
4:00 PMYou Bet Your Life
4:30 PMMr. District Attorney
5:00 PMThe Goon Show
5:30 PMThe Great Gildersleeve
6:00 PMThe Damon Runyon Theater
6:30 PMEscape
7:00 PMThe Abbot and Costello Show
7:30 PMAlien Worlds
8:00 PMYou Bet Your Life
8:30 PMMr. District Attorney
9:00 PMThe Goon Show
9:30 PMThe Great Gildersleeve
10:00 PMThe Damon Runyon Theater
10:30 PMEscape
11:00 PMThe Abbot and Costello Show
11:30 PMAlien Worlds


Time (America/New_York)Show Title
12:00 AMDragnet
12:30 AMThe Jack Benny Program
1:00 AMLet George Do It
1:30 AMThe CBS Radio Workshop
2:00 AMThe Falcon
2:30 AMPaul Temple
3:00 AMBroadway is My Beat
3:30 AMThe Whistler
4:00 AMDragnet
4:30 AMThe Jack Benny Program
5:00 AMLet George Do It
5:30 AMThe CBS Radio Workshop
6:00 AMThe Falcon
6:30 AMPaul Temple
7:00 AMBroadway is My Beat
7:30 AMThe Whistler
8:00 AMDragnet
8:30 AMThe Jack Benny Program
9:00 AMLet George Do It
9:30 AMThe CBS Radio Workshop
10:00 AMThe Falcon
10:30 AMPaul Temple
11:00 AMBroadway is My Beat
11:30 AMThe Whistler
12:00 PMDragnet
12:30 PMThe Jack Benny Program
1:00 PMLet George Do It
1:30 PMThe CBS Radio Workshop
2:00 PMThe Falcon
2:30 PMPaul Temple
3:00 PMBroadway is My Beat
3:30 PMThe Whistler
4:00 PMDragnet
4:30 PMThe Jack Benny Program
5:00 PMLet George Do It
5:30 PMThe CBS Radio Workshop
6:00 PMThe Falcon
6:30 PMPaul Temple
7:00 PMBroadway is My Beat
7:30 PMThe Whistler
8:00 PMDragnet
8:30 PMThe Jack Benny Program
9:00 PMLet George Do It
9:30 PMThe CBS Radio Workshop
10:00 PMThe Falcon
10:30 PMPaul Temple
11:00 PMBroadway is My Beat
11:30 PMThe Whistler


Time (America/New_York)Show Title
12:00 AMSaturday @ the Described Movies: Rogue One A Star Wars Story, and The Black Hole.
4:00 AMSaturday @ the Described Movies: Rogue One A Star Wars Story, and The Black Hole.
8:00 AMSaturday @ the Described Movies: Rogue One A Star Wars Story, and The Black Hole.
12:00 PMSaturday @ the Described Movies: Rogue One A Star Wars Story, and The Black Hole.
4:00 PMSaturday @ the Described Movies: Rogue One A Star Wars Story, and The Black Hole.
8:00 PMSaturday @ the Described Movies: Rogue One A Star Wars Story, and The Black Hole.