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Whale Tale!, A

Synopsis
Audio drama podcast series. In this episode Dr. Floyd (Doug Price) and Dr. Steve (Grant Baciocco) find themselves aboard a whaling ship where Dr. Steve has a fiery exchange with Melville’s Captain Ahab (Chuck McCann). Towards the end of the show, the scientists are transported into Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. They need to brush up on their Shakespeare in order to find out what roles they are expected to perform in the upcoming performance of Pyramus and Thisbe.
Series
Radio Adventures of Dr. Floyd, The
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Multimedia
Transmission details
30 Jul 2008
Duration
12 mins

Credits

Writer
Grant Baciocco
Cast
Chuck McCannCaptain Ahab
Doug PriceDr. Floyd
Fred StollerIshmael
Grant BacioccoDr. Steve
Grant BacioccoNarrator
Kevin BernstonNick Bottom
Patrick BristowPeter Quince

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
comedy; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Time Travel

Notes

Notes
Recorded at Hood Avenue Studio, Burbank, California
General
This family/educational series, which is written in the style of ‘old time radio’, features the adventures and exploits of the World’s Most Brilliant Scientist, Dr. Floyd as he tries to thwart the plans of his evil arch nemesis, Dr. Steve, all the while learning about the people and events that shaped the history of the Earth.
History
Episode 704 (first of 5 episodes that chronicle Dr. Floyd and Dr. Steve’s adventures in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream). The show originally transmitted on Dementia Radio’s Fill in the Blank show in April 2004 but started to be offered as podcast in November 2004. The show was also developed as Live action TV series.
Awards
Best Comedy Podcast, Podcast Awards 2005
Reviews
Source: http://www.doctorfloyd.com/home.htm (accessed 11/2008)

Production Company

Name

Dr. Floyd Studios

Address
Burbank
CA
USA

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