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Radio Repertory Company America Named Finalist for 2015 Audie Award

Updated: Jun 23, 2021

"Anne Manx and the Blood Chase” Among Nation’s Best Audio Drama



“Anne Manx and the Blood Chase” Among Nation’s Best Audio Drama

(Saddle Brook, NJ) – The Radio Repertory Company of America’s new audio drama, “Anne Manx and the Blood Chase” has been named a 2015 finalist for top audio drama of the year by the Audio Publisher’s Association. All the finalists’ entries will be listed on the APA site, and winners will be recognized at the Audies Gala in New York City on May 28, 2015.

“Anne Manx and the Blood Chase” is the sixth episode in the Anne Manx series, which premiered originally on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio in 2001. Claudia Christian, best known as Susan Ivanova in the long running syndicated science fiction drama “Babylon 5,” has played the title character since the series’ inception, and another Babylon 5 star, Patricia Tallman has starred as Anne Manx’s nemesis, Jean Richmond. “The Blood Chase” also features “Cutting Edge” and “Lion King” star Moira Kelly. Larry Weiner is the creator and writer of the Anne Manx stories and all the RRCA titles. Angelo Panetta scores the shows, creates sound effects, and edits the RRCA programs.

Each year the APA honors the best titles in audio publishing. In 2014, more than 800 entries were submitted for judging. Ultimately, Audies were bestowed in 31 categories including Biography/Memoir, Business, History, Non-Fiction, Audio Book of the Year and Distinguished Achievement in Production.

Formed in 1987, the Audio Publishers Association is the only awards program in the United States entirely devoted to recognizing distinction in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment. The APA consists of audio publishing companies and allied suppliers, distributors, and retailers of spoken word products and allied fields related to the production, distribution, and sale of audiobooks.

The Radio Repertory Company of America has been producing audio dramas for 20 years. Its first series, “Garson Krebs: Private Eye,” was broadcast on National Public Radio in 1995 and 1996. Over the years, such stars as Kelli O’Hara, Shirley Jones, Ed Asner, Barbara Harris, Ellen Muth, Katey Sagal, Marina Sirtis, Kris Holden Reid have been featured in RRCA shows. It has also won two Mark Time Awards and one Golden Headset Award.

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