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Host : Greg Bell
WHEN RADIO WAS features digitally-restored episodes of classic old-time radio. This highly popular show is hosted by old-time radio expert Greg Bell.

It's a fun, family-friendly show for listeners of every generation.

WHEN RADIO WAS presents classic shows including Abbott & Costello, Sam Spade, Hopalong Cassidy, The Shadow, Fibber McGee and Molly, The Jack Benny Show, Gang Busters, Gunsmoke, Suspense, Dragnet, and many more.

Be sure to check out The Official WHEN RADIO WAS Website to visit the store, get free downloads, learn about old-time radio, and more.

Upcoming Episodes
 
October 25, 2021
Archie Andrews & The Burns & Allen Show
On today's show, a comic book character created by Bob Montana comes to radio. And after Archie Andrews, it's The Burns & Allen Show.
 
October 26, 2021
Burns & Allen & The Whistler
First, we conclude an episode of Burns and Allen. Then, we present a tale of mystery and terror, courtesy of The Whistler.
 
October 27, 2021
Gunsmoke & The Adv. of Superman
Today we present the greatest radio western of all time. And most would argue the best TV western as well. Then after Gunsmoke, it's The Adventures of Superman.
 
October 28, 2021
Philo Vance & The Dizzy Dean Show
On today's show, the action and adventure goes into high gear with one of radio's most popular crimefighters: Philo Vance, followed by The Dizzy Dean Show.
 
October 29, 2021
Inner Sanctum Mysteries and Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
Today, we open the famed creaking door as we present "The Undead" on The Inner Sanctum Mysteries. Then, its comedy as we pay a visit to Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar as he continues his investigation of "The Matter of Reasonable Doubt."
Recent Episodes
 
October 21, 2021
Cavalcade of America & The Adv. of Superman
Up first, an episode of an anthology drama program brought to you by the DuPont Corporation - Cavalcade of America. Then, it's family comedy with The Couple Next Door .
 
October 20, 2021
Casey, Crime Photographer & The Adv. of Superman
Today we present with a pair of very different crimefighters, with Casey, Crime Photographer and The Adventures of Superman.
 
October 19, 2021
The Jack Benny Program & Suspense
Today, we present the second half of a classic episode of The Jack Benny Program,. Then we switch from comedy to a 1961 episode of Suspense.
 
October 18, 2021
The Aldrich Family & The Jack Benny Program
Today, it's two wartime-themed comedies! We open with one of the most famous intros in radio, The Aldrich Family. Then, the show Wikipedia calls "a high-water mark in 20th-century American comedy," The Jack Benny Program.
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