Earlier performances of Compañia Tiitular de Comedias

In winter of 1948, the magazine published by Radio Terrassa addressed to its members echoed the activity started months before by the radio theater section of the station, which under the direction of Joan Llenas had begun to perform different radio plays.

Terrassa, crónica teatral

Terrassa theater Chronicle of1951,  November 3th told about  'Don Juan Tenorio' show that Compañia Titular de Comedias de Radio Terrassa played at Teatre Principal of the town.

El Teatre Radiofònic consolidat a la programació de Ràdio Terrassa

At the earliers 50s, Radio Theater was already a consolidated space in Ràdio Terrassa programming schedule. In 1952, it was broadcast on a fortnightly basis, and later it would go on to do so weekly.

Gran semana del teatro radiado

In 1952, with the Radioteatro already consolidated in Radio Terrassa, and coinciding with the sixth anniversary of the creation of  Compañía Titular de Comedias, the station convened a survey so that listeners could decide the works they wanted to hear performed on the radio. The five most voted works were chosen, which were broadcast daily between June 30 and July 4; and among the participants in the survey, different gifts donated by businesses in the city were raffled off.

Notas de Arte Radiofónico

In 1952, on August, September and October editions of Club de Radio Terrassa magazine for its partners, Francesc Izquierdo wrote a three parts serie targeting to readers encouraging they to create radio theater scripts.

Cecília A. Màntua col·labora amb el Quadre de Veus de Radioteatre

In the 50s, it was common for many famous people to visit Ràdio Terrassa. One of these visits was that of the writer, screenwriter and actress Cecília A. Màntua, who in 1954, July, 7th visited the station and participated in the broadcast of her most popular work, '' La Pepa Maca '', playing the main role alongside the actors of Compañia Titular de Comedias. Màntua left written testimony in the Guest Book.

Curiosities

  • Did you know ...?

    In 1961, Spanish Radio and TV Gemeral Management Office thought that seven Lorca's scripts were 'not allowed for broadcasting' because its content and were forbiden until 1977. Some of those scripts were rhe three gold Lorca pieces: 'Yerma', 'Bodas de sangre' and 'La casa de Bernarda Alba'.

  • Did you know ...?

    To simulate the sound effect ticking of a clock, we can achieve if we roll a pencil between our hands with a ring on one finger.

  • Did you know ...?

    Earlier Radio Theater plays, issued at the early 1920's, were theater scripts played on a conventional stage in which superimposed the voice of a narrator explaining on radio all that was not appreciated only with the ears .

  • Did you know ...?

    "Taxi Key", the popular radio drama series which starred Ricardo Palmerola and Isidre Sola in Radio Barcelona, began airing in 1948 and was on the air until middle 70's.
  • Did you know ...?

    To simulate the sound effect of a shower can be achieved by slowly pouring a bag of rice in a plastic container.

  • Did you know ...?

    Orson Welles founded "The Mercury Theatre on the Air" in July 1938, together with John Houseman, as a company to play radio drama scripts which adapted by himself.

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