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Radio play: "Bluebeard's Ghost," part one

  In this edition of Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre, we bring you a presentation from one of our favorite authors, William Makepeace Thakeray. This episode's performance is based on an obscure yet beautifully written short story of his: "Bluebeard's Ghost." 

You can listen to part one below. For part two, check out our next episode. 

The players

  • Jean: Val Davis
  • Anne: Lisa Weaver
  • Dr. Sly: Michael Scott
  • Mr. Sly: Curtis Abbott
  • Blackbeard: Ian Buchanan
  • Narrator: Brad Buchanan


  • Script adaptation: Brad Buchanan
  • Engineer: Darren Hellwege
  • Post-production: Amy Humphrey and Joe Hayes
  • Podcast publishing: Kellie Moore

This podcast originally aired on Friday, Oct. 31. Tune in to KBIA every Friday at 6:30 p.m. to hear more from the Maplewood Barn Radio Players. You can find our full season lineup on maplewoodbarn.com