This Saturday, June 1st, at 4:30 pm, a RARE DAWS BUTLER recording airs Saturday at 4:30 PM ET. 1:30 pm PT, part of The Joe Bev 3-Hour Block, starting 2:30 pm ET / 11:30 am PT on Cult Radio A-Go-Go! cultradioagogo.com.
Listeners can hear "This Here is Your Life, Sherlock Holmes", written and voiced by Daws Butler, Douglas McEwan and members of The Daws Butler Workshop, including Billy Simpson, Pat Parris and Corey Burton, in 1976, on The 40th edition of The Joe Bev Experience.
In "This Here is Your Life, Sherlock Holmes", Ralph Backwards (Daws Butler)--along with Watson, Dracula, Jack-the-Ripper, and even Mary Heartman, Mary Heartman--roast the famous consulting detective, played by the great English actor Ben Wright.
|Charles Dawson "Daws" Butler|
Charles Dawson "Daws" Butler was a voice actor originally from Toledo, Ohio. He worked mostly for the Hanna-Barbera animation production company and originated the voices of many familiar animated cartoon characters, including Yogi Bear, Quick Draw McGraw, Snagglepuss, and Huckleberry Hound. In 1975, Butler began an acting workshop that spawned such talents as Nancy Cartwright (The Simpsons), Corey Burton (Old Navy, Disney), and Joe Bevilacqua (NPR).
The June 1st Joe Bev 3-Hour Block includes:
1. Comedy-O-Rama #61: "The Return of Ron Drysdale or Homeland Security Has Got to Go-Go-Go!"
2. Jazz-O-Rama #44: "The Battle of the Crooners 1: Cliff Edwards vs. Parker Gibbs"
3. Joe Bev Experience #40: "Douglas McEwan Interview 1 & This Here is Your Life, Sherlock Holmes"
The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes (audiobook)
The Honest and True Memoirs of a Nonentity
Produced and directed byJoe Bevilacqua
Performed byVernon Morris, Henry J. Quinn, and a full castLength 5.0 hrs • AUDIO THEATER
℗ 2011 by Joe Bevilacqua
The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Best of the Comedy-O-Rama Hour, Season One
by Mr. Joe Bevilacqua (Author), Daws Butler (Author), Robert J. Cirasa (Author), Arthur Conan Doyle (Author), Vernon Morris (Narrator), Henry J. Quinn (Narrator), Jan Meredith (Narrator), Ed Hyland (Narrator), Terry Price (Narrator), Gwendolyn Lewis (Narrator), B. H. Barry (Narrator), Joe Bevilacqua (Narrator) As heard on Sirius XM Radio and NPR stations!
The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes, Volume One of The Best of the Comedy-O-Rama Hour, produced and directed by Joe Bevilacqua, written by Joe Bevilacqua, Daws Butler, and Robert J. Cirasa.
Comedy and mystery are happy bedfellows in The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes. Veteran award-winning radio producer Joe Bevilacqua's 10-part radio theater series pays humorous homage to the classic characters of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The stories are filled with sly references to the original "canon", as it is called. Even the Baker Street Irregulars and other Holmesian groups and scholars have enjoyed this about the series.
The fine cast of British and American actors includes Sherlock Holmes: Vernon Morris; Dr. John H. Watson, M.D.: Henry J. Quinn; Ms. Hudson: Jan Meredith; Professor Moriarty: Ed Hyland; Irene Adler: Terry Price; Mary Morstan: Gwendolyn Lewis; Tavis Mac Millian: B.H. Barry; Arthur Conan Doyle, William Gillette, Bert Stover ,and roles: Joe Bevilacqua.
Titles include: Episode One: "The Mystery of the Creepy Hack Writer"; Episode Two: "My Dinner at Baker Street"; Episode Three: "Sherlock Holmes in Trouble"; Episode Four: "A Study in Lavender"; Episode Five: "The Death of Mr. Sherlock Holmes"; Episode Six: "The Giant Rat of Sumatra"; Episode Seven: "Tales from the Vienna Wards"; Episode Eight: "His Second to Last Bow"; Episode Nine: "Revenge of the Beekeeper"; Episode Ten: "Holmes' Creepy Christmas". For more about The Comedy-O-Rama Hour, go to: http://www.comedyorama.com
|DAWS BUTLER, CHARACTERS ACTOR|
By Ben Ohmart & Joe Bevilacqua
Ben Ohmart has written books on voice actors Paul Frees and Walter Tetley, as well as biographies of Don Ameche, The Bickersons, Disney composer Buddy Baker, playwright Tim Kelly, and others. He runs BearManor Media, a small publishing company specializing in books on old radio and old film actors. BM's current and upcoming titles include biographies on The Ritz Brothers, Agnes Moorehead, Verna Felton, Guy Williams, Peggy Ann Garner, Ted Lewis, and many more. Joe Bevilacqua first wrote Daws Butler when he was 16 years old in 1975. Soon after, Daws appointed himself Joe's personal mentor and thus began a whirlwind 13-year apprenticeship. Bevilacqua has gone on to become is a veteran award-winning voice actor, radio producer, dramatist, humorist and documentarian. His credits include such documentaries as From Moonshine to Armadillos: the Birth of the Austin Music Scene (2003), One Song at a Time: Tales from the Kerrville Folk Festival (2000) and We Take You Now to Grover's Mill: The 50th Anniversary of the War of the Worlds Broadcast (1988). His documentary Lady Bird Johnson: Legacy of a First Lady (2001) was heard in nearly 200 public radio stations and was a finalist for best documentary at the 2001 New York Festivals competition. He is a frequent contributor to National Public Radio, and, in 2004, was awarded a Silver Reel Award from the National Federation of Community Broadcasters for his personal essay A Guy Named Joe Bevilacqua
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