"Theatre of The Mind"
radio connects with the listener to inform and entertain. Great radio
first packages these communications into a little, white lie we help the
listener's imagination tell itself. A talented broadcaster can paint a
picture in his or her words, wherein the listener will fill in the
missing pieces to make it a personal experience. The DJ isn't sitting in
a stuffy studio somewhere, but in a Heaven built entirely out of rock
and roll. It's the place to be; the place everyone who's anyone might
just show up. And it looks exactly like you think it does.
personalities do this all the time: create a sense of you-are-there
excitement built of your own fantasy, even while reality is a little
room with foam walls, a window, and a mixing board. The guest for the
day is sitting right there, right now, even though the actual interview
was recorded and cut up days ago. If you could get to the station, you
might even have the chance to meet your favorite singer, and he'd love
to see you, but you have work and obligations and are content to live
vicariously through your favorite DJ, who you just know is hanging out
and chatting up the band and sharing a beer or two.
call this phenomenon Theater of the Mind. We tell you a story and, if
we get the words just right, the tone of our voice, the incidental
sounds, you believe every word. And more importantly, you believe every
picture your own imagination can come up with.
is the basis of Audio Drama: using radio techniques, acting, and sound
to tell a good story. To keep you engaged. To keep you hanging on. It's
theater, but even better, because while we supply the story, you create
the imagery. The world of the story looks as amazing as you believe it
Drama has been around practically since the medium of radio was
available to households across the First World. It predates television
and motion picture and for a long time was the best and final word in
Flame in the Dark Productions is one of several relatively new groups
dedicated to the return of this exciting storytelling medium. Thanks to
the internet, we have a whole new mode of faster, on-demand delivery and
access to a whole new audience. And indeed, new options to explore when
it comes to updating this classic medium.
number one goal is to entertain you. To introduce and welcome you to an
entire world of storytelling. A symbiotic relationship between teller
and listener where you are a part of the story, just by allowing us
access into your imagination.
the coming months, we'll have new productions available for free
listening and download. We hope you'll take advantage and enjoy the
stories we have to tell. And tell your friends to stop by too. Who knows
where their imaginations might take them?