Damon Runyon Theater            

Last Edited: 18-Dec-2013 A Global British Comedy Collaborative document. Edited by John Lucas
Broadcast source is BBC Radio Four unless otherwise indicated. Recording quality is considered good unless otherwise indicated.

For any other productions of Damon Runyon works or documentaries about the author, see Runyon, Damon.

A complete run of the 52 episodes of this one year program syndicated to local stations rather than on one of the radio networks. All stories were written by Damon Runyon and adapted by Russell Hughes.
Cast members are not announced but Wikipedia suggests included Alan Reed, Luis Van Rooten, Joseph Du Val, Gerald Mohr, Frank Lovejoy, Herb Vigran, Sheldon Leonard, William Conrad, Jeff Chandler, Lionel Stander, Sidney Miller, Olive Deering and Joe De Santis.

Date Episode
Title Cast Parameters
02-Jan-1949
01 Tobias the Terrible John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville
Production by Vern Carstenson
27:06, 6352, M
09-Jan-1949 02 Little Miss Marker John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
27:27, 6435, M
16-Jan-1949 03 Romance in the Roaring Forties John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
27:29, 6444, M
23-Jan-1949 04 The Lemon Drop Kid John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
27:27, 6436, M
30-Jan-1949 05 A Nice Price John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
27:28, 6442, M
06-Feb-1949 06 The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brodie John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
27:38, 6449, M
13-Feb-1949 07 For a Pal John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:35, 6702, M
20-Feb-1949 08 Princess O'hara John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:17, 6630, M
27-Feb-1949 09 Butch Minds the Baby John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
26:51, 6296, M
06-Mar-1949 10 Breach of Promise John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:03, 6576, M
13-Mar-1949 11 Dancing Dan's Christmas John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:17, 6631, M
20-Mar-1949 12 Pick a Winner John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
27:58, 6557, M
27-Mar-1949 13 Hold 'em Yale John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:09, 6602, M
03-Apr-1949 14 The Brain Goes Home John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
25:45, 6036, M
10-Apr-1949 15 Blood Pressure John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:30, 6683, M
17-Apr-1949 16 Old 'Em's Kentucky Home John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:47, 6751, M
24-Apr-1949 17 Blond Mink John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:41, 6727, M
01-May-1949 18 Leopard's Spots John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:23, 6655, M
08-May-1949 19 All Horse Players Die Broke John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:15, 6626, M
15-May-1949 20 The Hottest Guy In The World John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:09, 6602, M
22-May-1949 21 A Piece of Pie John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
27:57, 6554, M
29-May-1949 22 Barbecue John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
27:04, 4738, M
05-Jun-1949 23 Lonely Heart John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:04, 6581, M
12-Jun-1949 24 Broadway Complex John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:46, 6743, M
19-Jun-1949 25 Madam La Gimp John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
29:03, 6810, M
22-Jun-1949 26 Baseball Hattie John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
27:25, 6430, M
03-Jul-1949 27 The Big Umbrella John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:58, 6792, M
10-Jul-1949 28 Earthquake John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
27:11, 4757, M
17-Jul-1949 29 The Bloodhounds of Broadway John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:15, 6623, M
24-Jul-1949 30 The Lily of St Pierre John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:40, 6721, M
31-Jul-1949 31 It Comes Up Mud John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:58, 6791, M
07-Aug-1949 32 Broadway Financier John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:47, 6749, M
14-Aug-1949 33 Bred For Battle John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:51, 6764, M
21-Aug-1949 34 So You Won't Talk John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:28, 6782, M
28-Aug-1949 35 Social Error John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:56, 6674, M
04-Sep-1949 36 Cemetary Bait John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:57, 6789, M
11-Sep-1949 37 The Melancholy Dane John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:24, 6660, M
18-Sep-1949 38 The Brakeman's Daughter John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:38, 6714, M
25-Sep-1949 39 The Lacework Kid John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:45, 6714, M
02-Oct-1949 40 Maybe a Queen John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:44, 6737, M
09-Oct-1949 41 Joe Terrace John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
29:09, 6834, M
16-Oct-1949 42 Lillian John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:40, 6721, M
23-Oct-1949 43 Palm Beach Santa Claus John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
26:34, 4671, M
30-Oct-1949 44 Tight Shoes John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:11, 6610, M
06-Nov-1949 45 That Ever-lovin Wife of Hymie John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:09, 6601, M
13-Nov-1949 46 A Light in France John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:20, 6645, M
20-Nov-1949 47 A Story Goes With It John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:30, 6681, M
27-Nov-1949 48 Dark Dolores John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:30, 6684, M
04-Dec-1949 49 What, No Butler John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:44, 6737, M
11-Dec-1949 50 Neat Strip John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:27, 6669, M
18-Dec-1949 51 Sense of Humor John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
28:13, 6615, M
25-Dec-1949 52 Dream Sweet Rose
John Brown,
directed by Richard Sandville

Production by Vern Carstenson
27:38, 4838, M

Documentaries and Collateral Material
Date Title Cast Parameters