The 4 Spookiest HGH episodes EVER, plus: suggested listening for World Audio Drama Day!

Hadronauts! Can you feel it? That chill in the air?

That eldritch wind means it will soon be that most magical and spooky of days… World Audio Drama Day! Yes indeed, dear listeners, World Audio Drama day is coming up this Friday, October 30th (the anniversary of Orson Welles’ legendary War of The Worlds broadcast). here in the Hadron Bunker thought we might share with you some seasonally appropriate HGH episodes from the Hadron Vault… as well as some ooky suggestions from elsewhere in the podcast and audio drama multiverse! We’ve kept the focus on modern, more recently produced programs — but feel free to suggest your faves in the comments.



Hadron Gospel Hour Ep. 2 “Fright n’ Roll Nightrock”

Mike and Oppenheimer spend Halloween caught in the middle of a brutal battle between the forces of good and evil! Featuring Jon Mikl Thor (THOR, Rock n’ Roll Nightmare)


Hadron Gospel Hour Ep. 9 “Headhatz and Horror Hosts”

Mike buys an evil new hat that proves more trouble than it’s worth, and Oppenheimer takes classes from Mr. Gormenghast to become a better Horror Host. With special guests Amy Macabre and Roger Froilan, Jr. (Television’s Uncle Death).



Hadron Gospel Hour Bonus Track “A Ghost In The The Machine” (LIVE)

On Halloween, Mike and Oppenheimer hold a seance to rid the Bunker of a haunted shortwave radio… with predictably disastrous results. Recorded live at ITVFest in September 2015.


Hadron Gospel Hour Bonus Track “War Of The War Of The Worlds” (LIVE, Video)

Hadron Gospel Hour’s live “tribute” to H.G. Wells and Orson Welles’ groundbreaking masterpiece of radio terror, in which the gang in the Hadron Lab rehearse their live tribute to H.G. Wells and Orson Welles’ groundbreaking masterpiece of radio terror. Recorded live at The Literary Roast at The American Repertory Theater’s Club Oberon in December 2014.



…And even more spoooky audio drama action!

Thanks to our pals at the Audio Drama (Radio Drama) Lovers FB page for the suggestions!

Campfire Theater
Ghosts of Flannan Lighthouse

Night Delivery

HartLife NFP/Our Fair City
The Rats In the Walls (Parts 1 & 2)…/the-rats-in-the-walls-pt-1/

“Silence, a fable”


Mark Slade
Hangman’s Dozen, Ep. 4: Mr. Beelzy

It’s About Time
S01E03-Bride of Dracula – A trip back to Transylvania to raise sales at Halloween

Sonic Society
Episode 310- Passengers One by One

Intensive Care

Pulp-Pourri Theatre
Tame Me This Beast
Monster of His Making
Nymph of Damnation

The Theatre In Your Mind
The Cure

King Falls AM
All The Pretty Flowers

Marc Alan Nicholson
The Room: A Binaural 3D Sound Experience

Locked Into Vacancy Radio
Ep. 22. Chi Beta Justice – Dungeons and Vampires


BONUS TRACK! HGH Live at ITVFest 2015: “A Ghost in The The Machine” OR “The Copperpot Conundrum”


Rich and Mike introduce this special, vaguely spooky episode of the show, recorded LIVE on September 26, 2015 the Independent Television and Film Festival in West Dover, Vermont!

When the gang in the Hadron Bunker trace the cause of Mike’s insomnia to a seemingly haunted shortwave radio, Oppenheimer is determined to make contact with the spirit world — but when the gang get more than they bargained for, will our heroes ever sleep again?

(Science fiction/Comedy) 35 minutes

Written by
Michael McQuilkin and Richard Wentworth

Richard Wentworth as Dr. Francis “Oppenheimer” Valdini/Oscar Copperpot
Michael McQuilkin as Mike Wilkinson
Lisa McQuilkin as A.S.H. LE
Kevin Harrington as Higgs_B

Production assistance from
Katey Falvey and Wendy MacLean

Special thanks to
Phillip Gilpin, Jr. and the entire ITVFest organization, Ned and Royal at The Mountaineer Inn in West Dover, VT., Auston Habershaw, Dan Milano, Jeff Burns and Super Geeked Up — and of course, our HGH team who couldn’t be with us: Michael Atkinson (thoughts and prayers, buddy!), Tim Conway and Rebekah White