It’s a Wonderful Life – A Live Radio Play (2019) Re-Broadcast

Adapted by Tony Palermo

Directed by Jim Nellis

Produced by Viviana Ghiglione and Bernd Plank


It’s Christmas and that means it’s time, once again, to travel back to everyone’s favorite small town — Bedford Falls — where guardian angels are real and wishes come true!

Come join us for a night of Christmas carols and live sound effects, as our ensemble cast brings to life the story of idealistic George Bailey, who spent his entire life giving up his dreams for the good of his town. This live 1940s radio broadcast is an adaptation by Tony Palermo of the beloved American holiday classic It’s a Wonderful Life by Frank Capra.


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Scroll to the bottom to see a list of the voices and the names of the actors playing them.

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Florian RiemerMattias CarlborgJen Blastorah
Uncle BillyHenry PotterJosephine
Ernie (Cab Driver)Officer BertViolet Bick
Pop BaileyNickZuzu
Sam WainwrightHarry BaileyEustace
Dr. CampbellGower (at Drugstore)Janie Bailey
AnnouncerPetey BaileyMrs. Hatch
Toll-TakerCarter, Bank ExaminerMrs. Davis
EddyMr WelchMrs. Thompson
Gower (at Martini’s)Bank TellerLady needing taxi
RandyOld Man Dawkins
Tommy Bailey
Melody RolphClaudia WonhöferDavid Kinsella
Mary HatchClarisse, Angel Second ClassGeorge Bailey
Young MaryYoung George