Radio Drama Lineup: The Pipers Babysit a Sick Dog

Alan Bunce, Margaret Hamilton and Peg Lynch star in the Couple Next Door, heard at 10 p.m., Friday, with a repeat at 1 a.m.

“The Couple Next Door,” the Pipers (Peg Lynch and Alan Bunce) are distracted from attending a party on New Year’s Eve 1958 because of a sick dog.

Aunt Effie, played by Margaret Hamilton of Wizard of Oz fame, and Betsy stay home.

The series is heard Friday nights at 10 p.m. and 1 a.m. over 97.9 WHAV FM.

Here is a listing of other dramatic programs and comedies this week, beginning Monday, May 21.


Suspense (new): “Proof in the Pudding;” Suspense (classic), “Never Steal a Butcher’s Wife,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.


Dimension X: “Courtesy;” Suspense (classic): “A Little Matter of Memory,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.


Great Gildersleeve: Katy Lee Visits; Suspense (classic): “Chicken Feed,”10 p.m. and 1 a.m.


Our Miss Brooks: Marriage by Proxy; Suspense (classic): “Lost,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.


Couple Next Door: Sick on New Year’s Eve; Suspense (classic): “Rave Notice,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.


Gunsmoke: Drop Dead; Haunting Hour: “Ptolomeys Grave,” Saturday, 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.


Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: “The Little Man Who Was There Matter;” Box 13: “One of These Four,” Sunday, 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.