Dark Shadows (audio drama)

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There have been two productions of Dark Shadows audio dramas. The first production was based on a stage play. Big Finish Productions has produced a number of audio dramas continuing the story of Dark Shadows.

Return to Collinwood[edit]

Based on a stage play performed at a Dark Shadows convention[when?], Return to Collinwood is an audio drama written by Jamison Selby and Jim Pierson, and starring David Selby, Kathryn Leigh Scott, John Karlen, Nancy Barrett, Lara Parker, Roger Davis, Marie Wallace, Christopher Pennock, Donna Wandrey, James Storm, and Terry Crawford. The show is available on CD.

Big Finish Productions[edit]

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In 2006, Big Finish Productions continued the Dark Shadows saga with an original series of audio dramas, starring the original cast. The first season featured David Selby (Quentin Collins), Lara Parker (Angelique), Kathryn Leigh Scott (Maggie Evans), and John Karlen (Willie Loomis). Robert Rodan, who played Adam in the original series, also appears in the first and fourth story, playing a new character. A second series was released in 2010. In addition to the cast returning from Series One, Kingdom of the Dead also featured Lysette Anthony, Alec Newman, Lizzie Hopley, Jerry Lacy, and David Warner.[1]

Series One[edit]

# Title Cast Release Date
1 The House of Despair David Selby as Quentin Collins, Lara Parker as Angelique Collins, John Karlen as Willie Loomis, Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans, Jamison Selby as Ed Griffin, Ursula Burton as Susan Griffin, Andrew Collins as Barnabas Collins, Steven Wickham as Strix and Robert Rodan as Man on the train 2006
2 The Book of Temptation David Selby as Quentin Collins, Lara Parker as Angelique Collins, John Karlen as Willie Loomis, Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans, Daphne Ashbrook as Charlotte Howell and Andrew Collins as Barnabas Collins 2006
3 The Christmas Presence David Selby as Quentin Collins, Lara Parker as Angelique Collins, John Karlen as Willie Loomis, Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans, Andrew Collins as Barnabas Collins, Toby Longworth as The Visitor, Thomas Grant as The Child, Rita Davies as Grandmother, and Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard 2007
4 The Rage Beneath David Selby as Quentin Collins, Lara Parker as Angelique Collins, John Karlen as Willie Loomis, Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans, Andrew Collins as Barnabas Collins, Robert Rodan as Oswald Gravenor, Jamison Selby as Ed Griffin and Ursula Burton as Susan Griffin 2007

Series Two[edit]

# Title Cast Release Date
1 Kingdom of the Dead, Part One David Selby as Quentin Collins, Lara Parker as Angelique Collins, Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans, John Karlen as Willie Loomis, Jerry Lacy as Reverend Trask, Andrew Collins as Barnabas Collins, David Warner as Seraph, Ursula Burton as Susan Griffin, Jamison Selby as Ed Griffin, Lysette Anthony as Dr. Rankin, Alec Newman as Orderly and James Storm as Sheriff Haggerty July 31, 2010
2 Kingdom of the Dead, Part Two David Selby as Quentin Collins, Lara Parker as Angelique Collins, Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans, John Karlen as Willie Loomis, Jerry Lacy as Reverend Trask, Andrew Collins as Barnabas Collins, David Warner as Seraph, Ursula Burton as Susan Griffin, Jamison Selby as Ed Griffin, Lysette Anthony as Dr. Rankin, Alec Newman as Orderly and Lizzie Hopley as Street Walker August 31, 2010
3 Kingdom of the Dead, Part Three David Selby as Quentin Collins, Lara Parker as Angelique Collins, Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans, John Karlen as Willie Loomis, Jerry Lacy as Reverend Trask, Andrew Collins as Barnabas Collins, David Warner as Seraph, Ursula Burton as Susan Griffin, Jamison Selby as Ed Griffin, Lysette Anthony as Dr. Rankin, James Storm as Sheriff Haggerty, and Richard Halpern as Announcer September 30, 2010
4 Kingdom of the Dead, Part Four David Selby as Quentin Collins, Lara Parker as Angelique Collins, Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans, John Karlen as Willie Loomis, Jerry Lacy as Reverend Trask, Andrew Collins as Barnabas Collins, David Warner as Seraph, Ursula Burton as Susan Griffin, Jamison Selby as Ed Griffin, Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard, Marie Wallace as Mrs. Griffin and Eric Wallace as Conductor October 31, 2010

Dramatic readings[edit]

# Title Cast Author Release Date
1 Angelique's Descent, Part 1: Innocence Lara Parker as Angelique Collins and Andrew Collins as The Dark Lord Lara Parker (abridged by Stuart Manning) August 2007
2 Angelique's Descent, Part 2: Betrayal Lara Parker as Angelique Collins and Andrew Collins as The Dark Lord Lara Parker (abridged by Stuart Manning) August 2007
3 Clothes of Sand Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans and Alec Newman as The Sandman Stuart Manning July 18, 2008
4 The Ghost Watcher Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans and Alec Newman as The Sandman Stuart Manning July 18, 2008
5 The Skin Walkers Lara Parker as Angelique Collins and David Selby as Quentin Collins Scott Handcock November 2008
6 The Path of Fate Lara Parker as Angelique Collins and David Selby as Quentin Collins Stephen Mark Rainey November 2008
7 The Wicked and the Dead Jerry Lacy as Gregory Trask and John Karlen as Carl Collins Eric Wallace January 2008
8 Echoes of Insanity John Karlen as Willie Loomis and Lara Parker as Angelique Collins D Lynn Smith July 31, 2009
9 Curse of the Pharaoh Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard and Marie Wallace as Gretchen Warwick Stephen Mark Rainey September 30, 2009
10 Final Judgement Lara Parker as Angelique Collins, Kathryn Leigh Scott as Josette du Pres and Nigel Fairs as The Dark Lord D Lynn Smith January 31, 2010
11 Blood Dance David Selby as Quentin Collins and Lisa Richards as Chandres Tessier Stephen Mark Rainey April 30, 2010
12 The Night Whispers Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins, John Karlen as Willie Loomis and Barbara Steele as Celeste Stuart Manning June 30, 2010
13 London's Burning David Selby as Quentin Collins and Louise Jameson as Rosie Faye Joseph Lidster June 30, 2010
14 The Doll House Marie Wallace as Jenny Collins and Terry Crawford as Beth Chavez James Goss October 31, 2010
15 The Blind Painter Roger Davis as Charles Delaware Tate and Nicola Bryant as Eloise Jonathan Morris May 31, 2011
16 The Death Mask Jerry Lacy as Tony Peterson and Lara Parker as Cassandra Collins Mark Thomas Passmore May 31, 2011
17 The Creeping Fog David Selby as Quentin Collins and Matthew Waterhouse as John Cunningham Simon Guerrier June 30, 2011
18 The Carrion Queen Lara Parker as Angelique Collins and Jerry Lacy as Reverend Trask with Lizzie Hopley as The Lady Lizzie Hopley June 30, 2011
19 The Poisoned Soul Nancy Barrett as Charity Trask and Roy Thinnes as Patrick Llewellyn with Nicola Bryant as Matron James Goss July 31, 2011
20 The Lost Girl Kathryn Leigh Scott as Josette du Pres and Rebecca Staab as Emily with Nigel Fairs as The Dark Lord D Lynn Smith July 31, 2011
21 The Crimson Pearl David Ames, Nancy Barrett, Nicola Bryant, Ursula Burton, Roger Davis, Nigel Fairs, James Goss, Lizzie Hopley, Jerry Lacy, Kathryn Leigh Scott, Alex Mallinson, Lara Parker, Christopher Pennock, David Selby, Alisdair Sladen, Rebecca Staab, Roy Thinnes, James Unsworth and Matthew Waterhouse James Goss and Joseph Lidster August 31, 2011
22 The Voodoo Amulet Jerry Lacy as Tony Peterson, Lara Parker as Cassandra Collins, Michael Salami as Mr. Jericho, Adenya Knight as Sybilla, and David Johnson as the Barman Mark Thomas Passmore February 29, 2012
23 The House by the Sea Colin Baker as Gerald Conway, James Unsworth as Caretaker and David Johnson as Shadow James Goss March 31, 2012
24 Dress Me in Dark Dreams Terry Crawford as Edith Collins, Amber Benson as Judith Collins, and James Unsworth as Redmond Van Buren Marty Ross April 30, 2012[2]
25 The Eternal Actress Donna McKechnie as Amanda Harris and Andrew Collins as Gideon Wilder Nev Fountain May 31, 2012[3]
26 The Fall of the House of Trask Nancy Barrett as Charity Trask and Pansy Faye, Jerry Lacy as Gregory Trask, Marie Wallace as Audrey Pearce and Nigel Fairs as The Dark Lord and Henry Turner Joseph Lidster June 30, 2012[4]
27 Operation Victor David Selby as Quentin Collins, Terry Molloy as Dr Moloch and Fay Masterson as Sally Green# Jonathan Morris July 2012[5]
28 Speak No Evil Arthur Darvill as Tad Collins, Katharine Mangold as Marie Olson and Antonio Rastelli as Benji Scott Handcock August 2012[6]
29 The Last Stop Jerry Lacy as Tony Peterson, W. Morgan Sheppard as Lou, Lara Parker as Cassandra, and Andrew Collins as Conductor David Llewellyn September 2012[7]
30 Dreaming of the Water Christopher Pennock as Sebastian Shaw, Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans/Dr Laurie Norris, Antonio Rastelli as Doctor Thompson and Scott Handcock as Doctor Kear Kymberley Ashman October 2012[8]
31 The Haunted Refrain David Selby as Quentin Collins, Karen Jean Olds as Barbara, Jonathon Marx as Grant & Alex Mallinson and Joseph Lidster as Scratches Aaron Lamont November 2012[9]
32 A Collinwood Christmas Jamison Selby as Jamison Collins, Lizzie Hopley as Ivanka Romano, James Goss as Butler, James Murphy as Joe Griffin and Jessica Smith as Brigid Griffin) with Kathryn Leigh Scott, Christopher Pennock, David Selby and James Unsworth Lizzie Hopley December 2012[10]
33 The Phantom Bride Jerry Lacy as Tony Peterson, Lara Parker as Cassandra, Jack Chapman as Billy Reid, Craig Daniel Adams as Captain James MacDonald, Brigid Lohrey as Lois Tulley, Christopher Ragland as Henry Mayfield, Evelyn Adams as Leona Covington, Simon Kent as Roy Fraser, Barra Collins as Harry Duckworth, Stephen Kelly as Tom Lacey and Asta Parry as Kate Ripperton Mark Thomas Passmore May 2013[11]
34 Beneath the Veil Marie Wallace as Eve, Brigid Lohrey as Emma Finney, Simon Kent as Alfie Chapman, Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans, Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard, Jonathon Marx as Jim Hardy, James Unsworth as Brett Hawker, Stephanie Ellyne as Amy Jennings, Christopher Ragland as Jonah Rooney, Stephen Kelly as Tom Lacey, Scott Handcock as Bernard Kear, Barra Collins as James Moore and Jacob Sowersby as Child Kymberley Ashman July 2013[12]
35 The Enemy Within Lisa Richards as Sabrina Jennings, Christopher Pennock as Cyrus Longworth, James Unsworth as John, Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard, Jonathon Marx as Jim Hardy, Barra Collins as Matthew Samuels, Aaron Lamont as Antonio and Simon Lee Phillips as Greg Truman Will Howells July 2013[13]
36 The Lucifer Gambit Stephanie Ellyne as Amy Jennings, Simon Lee Phillips as Dominic Randall, Sheila Steafel as Isobel Randall, Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard, Lisa Richards as Sabrina Jennings, Jonathon Marx as Jim Hardy, Barra Collins as Matthew Samuels and Antonio Rastelli as Anton Thompson Eric Wallace August 2013[14]
37 The Flip Side Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard, Christopher Ragland as Jonah Rooney, Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans, Lisa Richards as Sabrina Jennings, Jonathon Marx as Jim Hardy and Stephanie Ellyne as Amy Jennings. Cody Quijano-Schell September 2013[15]
38 Beyond the Grave Kathryn Leigh Scott as Maggie Evans, Stephen Kelly as Tom Lacey, Asta Parry as Kate Ripperton, Jonathon Marx as Jim Hardy, Nancy Barrett as Carolyn Stoddard, Aaron Lamont as Andy Gardner, Stephanie Ellyne as Amy Jennings, Brigid Lohrey as Emma Finney, Simon Kent as Alfie Chapman, Christopher Ragland as Jonah Rooney, Marie Wallace as Eve, Jack Chapman as Jack Hutchinson, Craig Daniel Adams as Bob Somerton, Jerry Lacy, Kymberly Ashman as Angela Platt, Alan Flanagan as Rory McCrory, Evelyn Adams as Mary Ruislip, James Unsworth as Douglas Ruislip, Jen Sowersby as 'Washaway' Mum and Jade Sowersby as 'Washaway' Daughter. Aaron Lamont October 2013[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Facebook". Facebook. Retrieved 2013-10-25. 
  2. ^ "24. Dress Me in Dark Dreams - Dark Shadows - Audiobook". Big Finish. Retrieved 2013-10-25. 
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  4. ^ "26. The Fall of the House of Trask - Dark Shadows - Audiobook". Big Finish. Retrieved 2013-10-25. 
  5. ^ "27. Operation Victor - Dark Shadows - Audiobook". Big Finish. Retrieved 2013-10-25. 
  6. ^ "28. Speak No Evil - Dark Shadows - Audiobook". Big Finish. Retrieved 2013-10-25. 
  7. ^ "29. The Last Stop - Dark Shadows - Audiobook". Big Finish. Retrieved 2013-10-25. 
  8. ^ "30. Dreaming of the Water - Dark Shadows - Audiobook". Big Finish. Retrieved 2013-10-25. 
  9. ^ "31. The Haunted Refrain - Dark Shadows - Audiobook". Big Finish. Retrieved 2013-10-25. 
  10. ^ "32. A Collinwood Christmas - Dark Shadows - Audiobook". Big Finish. Retrieved 2013-10-25. 
  11. ^ "33. The Phantom Bride - Dark Shadows - Audiobook". Big Finish. Retrieved 2013-10-25. 
  12. ^ "34. Beneath the Veil - Dark Shadows - Audiobook". Big Finish. Retrieved 2013-10-25. 
  13. ^ "35. The Enemy Within - Dark Shadows - Audiobook". Big Finish. Retrieved 2013-10-25. 
  14. ^ "36. The Lucifer Gambit - Dark Shadows - Audiobook". Big Finish. Retrieved 2013-10-25. 
  15. ^ "37. The Flip Side - Dark Shadows - Audiobook". Big Finish. Retrieved 2013-11-19. 
  16. ^ "38. Beyond the Grave - Dark Shadows - Audiobook". Big Finish. Retrieved 2013-10-19.