The Black Mass returns today at 11am and 7pm Pacific Time (19:00 and 03:00 UK time), with the latest in our continuing series of chilling landmark radio dramas by some of literature’s most famous authors. The Black Mass was produced by
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The Black Mass — Atrophy by J Anthony West

in Radio Drama, Radio Riel Main, The Black Mass, Weekly Programme

by Elrik Merlin on Wednesday, 12 September, 2012

The Black Mass - logo by Terry Lightfoot

The Black Mass returns today at 11am and 7pm Pacific Time (19:00 and 03:00 UK time), with the latest in our continuing series of chilling landmark radio dramas by some of literature’s most famous authors.

The Black Mass was produced by Erik Bauersfeld and John Whiting at KPFA in Berkeley, California between 1963 and 1970, and is presented by kind permission of Erik Bauersfeld and Bay Area Radio Drama.

Today’s tale is Atrophy by J Anthony West

George: Bernard Mayes
Marjory: Pat Franklyn
Adapted by: Richard Rowland 
Technical Production by: Fred Seiden
Directed by: Erik Bauersfeld

George and his wife are watching television when suddenly his feet turn to stone. His wife tries to comfort him as the atrophy continues upward.

In conjunction with the broadcast, for listeners who are resident of Second Life, there will be an in-world listening party for the 7pm Pacific performance, at the Bucket of Blood Public House in New Babbage:
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/New%20Babbage/155/160/104

Next week at the same time: Nightmare by Alan Wykes.

Read more about The Black Mass on the Bay Area Radio Drama web site.
Our logo for the series was designed specially by Terry Lightfoot of To A T Designs.


You can listen to Radio Riel’s Main Stream now at http://main.radioriel.org, or simply click here to start your player, if your browser is configured to do so. Listeners in the United States are encouraged to tune in using this link: http://loudcity.com/stations/radio-riel/tune_in

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