A sunny day, a quaint antique store, browsing through the artifacts of a bygone time. To some, these are the ingredients for a pleasantly spent afternoon. To Frank, it is the beginning of a journey that will tear his world inside out. Is his puzzling trek down memory lane an actual journey into the past? Or a careening descent into madness?
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CFCO 92.9 FM / AM 630 – Cast Interview May 2003
Runtime: 30 minutes / Digital MP3 Download
Released: April 2004
Also Released on AUDIBLE – February 03, 2015
PUBLISHER: Design Sound Productions / Blackstone Publishing
Performance ©2004 Design Sound Productions / Voices in the Wind Audio Theatre
GREGG RAINWATER as Frank and Johnny, NOELLE DUPUIS as Diane and Mabel with Norm McLeod, Alexandra Poole, Pat Gough, Bob Steele, and David Farquhar as the voice on the Gramophone.
ODDS AND ENDS – “… First is a discovery I made while searching through the catalog from Blackstone Audiobooks. The image of a brass horn gramophone grabbed my attention and I learned that the title, Every Now And Then, is a modern radio drama created by Voices in the Wind Audio Theatre in the style of the old CBS Radio series Suspense. It’s only available as a download and so I ordered it. The drama revolves around a couple visiting an antique store. While the woman shops, the man decides to play an Edison cylinder phonograph “gramophone… but every time he touches the needle, it takes him back in time one hundred years! I won’t give away the rest of the story but it was fun to hear.” – Steven Ramm, ANYTHING PHONOGRAPHIC / An Amazon “Top 50” Reviewer
Every Now and Then was featured on the radio drama program Midnight Audio Theatre hosted by Catherine Rinella on the National Public Radio (NPR) station WCBE 90.5 FM Columbus Ohio.
Every Now and Then was featured on the radio drama program Sound Affects: A Radio Playground hosted by Jerry Stearns on Public Radio Station KFAI 90.3 FM Minneapolis and 106.7 FM St. Paul, Minnesota
Every Now and Then was featured on CFCO 92.9 FM / AM 630 Chatham, Ontario.
“I think the play (Every Now And Then) deserves serious consideration for an award.” –Laurence Raw, Radio Drama Reviews Online
“…The haunting and rather sinister tones of the song “Every Now and Then” followed. Likewise, the scenes which took place on a turn-of-the-century street were extremely well evoked, with the right mix of birds, carriage wheels, feet on pavement, etc. The scenes aboard the ship were also recreated with loving detail…” -It’s Great To Be A Radio Maniac
“Special kudos to Farquhar who did a bang-up job with sound on “Every Now and Then”. I said earlier that I’ve not heard a lot of radio drama, but I’ve heard some and the quality of this one was right up there with any I’ve heard. Great job creating a seamless, credible soundscape that let the actors do their jobs.” –John Gardiner, CK Times.ca
Every Now and Then was featured on the radio drama program – RADIO THEATER – hosted by Dan Ware on May 1, 2022 on radio station KUNM 89.9 FM Albuquerque, New Mexico.