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Summary

Dark Adventure Radio Theatre presents a seasonal treat to enjoy on a dark winter’s eve. Solstice, after all, is the longest night of the year, and to celebrate the season we bring you a dark tale brimming with nameless cults, charnel creatures, and one of our listeners' favorite authors himself: H.P. Lovecraft. Join us for a Dickensian tale, combing "The Festival", "Pickman's Model", and "The Outsider", which blend together to form touching tale of the solstice.

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Public Domain (P)2015 HPLHS, Inc.

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Dark and mesmerizing

A good twist on an excellent short story at a very magical time! HP !!!

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This dramatization features Lovecraft as the main person in the story which is a first. It's interesting and new.

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  • 31-01-20

So Creative!!!

This retelling of "A Christmas Carol" was very original and so creative and well written. It was a great way to tell three of Lovecraft's short stories as part of telling a larger story rather than just retelling the stories on their own. This gave each a greater appeal especially "The Outsider" which had never been one of my favorites. While not the best episode of DART, this is still a good episode and the originality of it is so impressive!

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  • Teodor Georgiev
  • 29-12-19

this is great

it's so pulpy and funny. I dunno what I expected but I'm impressed. Loved it.

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  • Richard S. Swol
  • 14-07-21

A wildly off-kilter version of A Christmas Carol

A fun take on the Dickens classic, as witnessed by H. P. Lovecraft. Yes, it's as strange as you think it is from that description. I can only say that this was a fun listen and that I recommend it to anyone who likes Lovecraft or has a sense of humor.

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  • 08-06-21

A lovely adaptation for a Lovecraft fan

This tail is truly one of my favorite works by the HPLHS it is a tail that strikes a perfect balance between original and adaptation. Highly recommended!!!

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  • 02-09-20

Merry Christmas with Lovecraft

This mashup of Dickens’s Christmas Carol and three Lovecraft works is clever and provides an entertaining tribute to the man and an interpretation of his work.