The First Broadcast is an original production written and performed on behalf of KMRE 102.3 as part of their benefit concert on Oct. 22nd, 2022. It is written by Bryna and Riley Sweeney and stars Kate Hisdal, Adam Gaines, Bryna Sweeney, Dennis Winn, Anita Zvezda, and Bradley M. Dillon. Sound effects, narration and mugging provided by Riley Sweeney.
The team behind Bellingham Terror will be performing an original radio drama, “The First Broadcast” as part of a benefit concert for KMRE 102.3 FM on Oct. 22nd at 7PM at the Syre Center of Whatcom Community College.
“The First Broadcast” is set in 1927 Bellingham and revolves around the first radio signal to be broadcast in Whatcom County. It will be performed live with all local actors including Bellingham Terror alums Adam Gaines and Kate Hisdal, alongside new members including Anita Zvezda, Bradley Dillon, Dennis Winn and of course, Riley and Bryna Sweeney.
This is an original radio drama, written and produced for the Whatcom Old Settlers Variety Show. It is set in 1932 Ferndale, and tells the story of Marshal James Wells as he investigates a missing horse from the McKay family farm, and stars much of the cast of Bellingham Terror.
Right now, we are hard at work writing Season Two, with three episodes written and the rest outlined and in progress. Thank you to the sixty actors that showed up for our auditions back in May, we are in the progress of casting and will be in touch individually as we start recording. Our goal is to begin recording the first three episodes in October.
In the meantime, it’s a perfect opportunity to binge Season One, which has already been listened to over 3,000 times by fans all over the world. Thank you, as always, to our station, 102.3 KMRE-LP here in Bellingham and we look forward to bringing you the very best in original radio dramas here in the next couple of months.
So you’ve listened to Season One a couple of times and are ready for more? So are we. The team that brought you Bellingham Terror is hard at work on the next installment.
Right now, we are producing a holiday special, due to come out in December 20th. It will be streamable here at BellinghamTerror.com and broadcast at 102.3 FM Spark Radio.
We are also writing Season Two. We’ve had a great response so far and are shooting for another 10 episode season. If you are interested in getting involved as an actor or sponsor, shoot us an email here.