The Black Mass: The Final Episode

in Radio Drama, The Black Mass

by Elrik Merlin on Wednesday, 19 December, 2012

Tune in to The Black Mass today at 11am and 7pm Pacific Time (19:00 and 03:00 GMT), for the last  in our landmark series of chilling 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 we present

bm_fliesFLIES by Anthony Vercoe
Adapted and Performed by: Erik Bauersfeld
Sound Effects and Technical Production by: Fred Seiden
Production Assistant: Maria Gilardin

The flies from the time of the plague haunted the old house. Now they feed on the newcomers: “From under the crack at the bottom of the door came an endless wriggling stream of fat black bodies. For a moment there was a complete stillness, then in a mass they rose and the room echoed to the shrill savage beating of their wings”.

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.

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