The cast of “Adrian Cross, For Hire” poses for a photo at the John Wayne Marina. Left to right: author John Grissim, Jim Dries, Greg Madsen, Ian Scott, Ron Graham, Shelley Taylor, Ric Munhall, Steve Berg, Frank Romeo, Graham Reaves and Jim Weldon. Not shown: Chandler Wendeborn, Sheri Burke, Erika Van Calcar, Mike Bunnell, Rebecca Case and Mike O’Connor. Submitted photo
by ASHLEY MILLER
for the Sequim Gazette
“It’s a little spark that’s become a flame,” Grissim said. “I’d love to see radio drama thrive and there’s no reason why the North Olympic Peninsula can’t become a hot spot for radio drama.”
Old-time radio mystery drama set in present-day Sequim
“Adrian Cross, For Hire” is an original radio drama written especially for the Olympic Peninsula audience by journalist and author John Grissim. The pilot episode, titled “The Schooner Mystic Rose,” is set to premiere at 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, on KSQM 91.5 FM.
The feature-length show has local settings, celebrities and a sound track by the Port Angeles Symphony. Listeners can catch the show live on the radio or the Internet. CDs are for sale for $15.
A preview is available online at www.ksqmfm.com and www.youtube.com.