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Dan Dare Radio Show – the 1950s radio show, the station, the cast and more

downthetubes has just added a new “guide page” to The Adventures of Dan Dare radio show, which aired on Radio Luxembourg in the 1950s, which includes cast details, information on surviving episodes, the music and more. Aired on Radio Luxembourg between July 1951 and May 1956, The Adventures of Dan Dare radio show, based on the first Dan DareContinue reading Dan Dare Radio Show – the 1950s radio show, the station, the cast and more

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Dan Dare On The Radio: A Thrilling Serial

The spaceman character of Dan Dare was introduced to British comics readers in the first issue of Eagle comic in April 1950 and both he and the comic were an immediate success. In July 1951 the strip was transferred to radio with the commercial station Radio Luxembourg starting their long running Dan Dare drama seriesContinue reading Dan Dare On The Radio: A Thrilling Serial

Dan Dare’s Holy Grail: Radio Luxembourg’s Dan Dare Radio Show

First broadcast in the 1950s, Radio Luxembourg’s Dan Dare Radio Show has become something of a ‘Holy Grail’ for fans, some still believing copies of the series may yet be found. Aired on Radio Luxembourg between July 1951 and May 1956, the series, based on the first Dan Dare comic story from Eagle, was madeContinue reading Dan Dare’s Holy Grail: Radio Luxembourg’s Dan Dare Radio Show