Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre: Robert Barr's "The Liberation of Wyoming Ed"

Oct 18, 2013

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Credit Photo by Jeffrey Beall, via Flickr.
Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre.  This week, we bring you a detective story by Robert Barr. It parodies Conan Doyle's famous sleuth, Sherlock Holmes. Our hero is Eugene Valmont, whose name is probably not familiar to you. He's a private detective in New York, though for several years he served as the head of the Secret Service in Washington. If you've never heard of him, it's because the records of his exploits are buried with other classified documents, which have remained undisclosed for national security reasons. Since he entered private practice, he has taken on many strange cases, not the least of which is the story called "The Liberation of Wyoming Ed." But let's let Mr. Valmont give his own version of the tale.   

The players:

  • Valmont: Joe Bogue
  • Douglas Sanderson: Byron Scott
  • Jack: Terry Yates
  • Col. Jim Baxter, Major Renn, Narrator: Darren Hellwege
  • Wyoming Ed: Brad Buchanan 


  • Script adaptation for radio: Brad Buchanan
  • Engineer: Darren Hellwege
  • Editing/production: Amy Humphrey
  • Podcast publisher: Kellie Kotraba