History Main / AudioAdaptation

18th Apr '18 5:09:27 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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** [[AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho Officially licensed audio plays]] by Creator/BigFinish, featuring the continuing adventures of Doctors Five, Six, Seven, and Eight (and later Four), now number in the hundreds. Quality is generally considered very high, especially for Creator/ColinBaker's Sixth Doctor.

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** [[AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho Officially licensed audio plays]] by Creator/BigFinish, featuring the continuing adventures of Doctors Five, Six, Seven, and Eight (and later Four), now number in the hundreds. Quality is generally considered very high, and is praised for expanding character and concepts which didn't get too much attention or love during their appearance in the TV series, thus leading to quite a few cases of RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap, especially for Creator/ColinBaker's Sixth Doctor.
15th Apr '18 10:00:26 AM crazysamaritan
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** Quite a few Creator/IsaacAsimov stories

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** Quite a few "Literature/InsertKnobAInHoleB" by Creator/IsaacAsimov storieswas adapted to audiobook format by Creator/PaulWilliams for his {{Anthology}} named ''Literature/TellMeAStoryScienceFictionOne''.
9th Apr '18 9:04:31 AM tropower
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** This especially applies to Disney who has made both book and record, and "storyteller" LP versions of not only their own movies, but also the Star Wars trilogy, [[Film/ETTheExtraTerrestrial E.T.]], and [[Film/StarTrekTheMotionPicture even]] [[Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan the]] [[Film/StarTrekIIITheSearchForSpock first]] [[Film/StarTrekIVTheVoyageHome four]] Franchise/StarTrek movies. They also adapted the [[Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk first]] [[Film/IndianaJonesAndTheTempleOfDoom two]] Franchise/IndianaJones movies.
** Kid Stuff Records[[note]]Who also had a home video division called "[=KidVid=]"[[/note]] is another notable maker of these. Many of their various licenses include, but are by no means limited to: Franchise/{{Barbie}}, Franchise/MastersOfTheUniverse, WesternAnimation/StrawberryShortcake, [[Franchise/TransformersGeneration1 the original Transformers series]], and even video game licenses like Franchise/PacMan.[[note]]This was even before Creator/HannaBarbera's [[WesternAnimation/PacMan animated series from 1982]].[[/note]]


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** Germany loves doing this. Their audio adaptations of western animated productions goes back to at least the 1980s.
1st Apr '18 1:01:33 PM DaibhidC
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** ''Literature/{{Neverwhere}}'' and ''Literature/GoodOmens'', with full cast and sound effects.

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** ''Literature/{{Neverwhere}}'' ''Literature/{{Neverwhere}}'', ''Literature/GoodOmens'' and ''Literature/GoodOmens'', ''Literature/AnansiBoys'', with full cast and sound effects.



* Even though the first two books of ''Literature/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' were originally [[Radio/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy radio plays]] (and then adapted to other media), the three of the last four were books first and later adapted for radio.

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* Even though the first two books of ''Literature/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' were originally [[Radio/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy radio plays]] (and then adapted to other media), the three of the last four were books first and later adapted for radio.


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* In 1965 a full cast audio drama of ''Literature/AliceInWonderland'' was released by EMI as a double album, with an all-star cast filled with voices a British audience of the time would recognise instantly (Tommy Cooper as the Mad Hatter, Frankie Howerd as the Mock Turtle etc.)
19th Mar '18 6:48:30 PM nombretomado
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* Especially in the 1960s and 70s, a huge number of record albums were recorded for children by studios like Power Records. They adapted everything from classic novels like Melville's ''Literature/MobyDick'' and Barrie's ''Peter and Wendy'', to superhero stories (some adapted from comics, some original) and TV shows like ''JosieAndThePussycats'', to nursery rhymes and fables from Aesop.

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* Especially in the 1960s and 70s, a huge number of record albums were recorded for children by studios like Power Records. They adapted everything from classic novels like Melville's ''Literature/MobyDick'' and Barrie's ''Peter and Wendy'', to superhero stories (some adapted from comics, some original) and TV shows like ''JosieAndThePussycats'', ''WesternAnimation/JosieAndThePussycats'', to nursery rhymes and fables from Aesop.
28th Feb '18 7:07:32 PM Malady
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** A {{Crossover}} story starring the ''Slayers'' cast and the ''SorcerousStabberOrphen'' cast.

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** A {{Crossover}} story starring the ''Slayers'' cast and the ''SorcerousStabberOrphen'' ''LightNovel/SorcerousStabberOrphen'' cast.
13th Feb '18 6:59:14 AM Kartoonkid95
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* ''[[WesternAnimation/MaxFleischersGulliversTravels Gulliver's Travels]]'' was given a 30-minute adaptation for radio's ''Good News of 1940'', and was presented with a FramingDevice of Gulliver returning to Lilliput to visit his tiny friends. Jessica Dragonette and Lanny Ross, the singing voices of Princess Glory and Prince David respectively, did their singing ''and'' speaking voices for the broadcast.


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* The WesternAnimation/MerrieMelodies short ''WesternAnimation/AWildHare'' was adapted for a 1941 episode of radio's ''Al Pearce and His Gang'', with Creator/MelBlanc reprising his role as WesternAnimation/BugsBunny.
7th Jan '18 9:58:45 AM nombretomado
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** Many ''Franchise/StarWars'' novels as well, including Creator/MattStover's greatly respected novelization of ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith''. Many of these audio adaptations even include sound effects and music from JohnWilliams's scores.

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** Many ''Franchise/StarWars'' novels as well, including Creator/MattStover's greatly respected novelization of ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith''. Many of these audio adaptations even include sound effects and music from JohnWilliams's Music/JohnWilliams's scores.
3rd Jan '18 4:49:01 PM Touko_K
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* The author of the ''Videogame/{{Undertale}}'' FanFic [[ [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Fanfic/Visiontale Visiontale]] made an audio drama for Chapter 41, the in-game equivalent of the moments leading up to the protagonist meeting Asgore. The first half can be found [[https://soundcloud.com/user815390209/visiontale-chapter-41-part-1 here]].

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* The author of the ''Videogame/{{Undertale}}'' FanFic [[ [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Fanfic/Visiontale Visiontale]] made an audio drama for Chapter 41, the in-game equivalent of the moments leading up to the protagonist meeting Asgore. The first half can be found [[https://soundcloud.com/user815390209/visiontale-chapter-41-part-1 here]], and the second half can be found [[https://soundcloud.com/user815390209/visiontale-chapter-41-part-2 here]].
25th Dec '17 1:23:23 PM SeptimusHeap
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** Marvel has also joined their ranks. Currently they have the adaptation of ''ComicBook/CivilWar'' as well as an original novel based on {{Spider-Man}} and an upcoming original story based on ''ComicBook/TheUltimates''.

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** Marvel has also joined their ranks. Currently they have the adaptation of ''ComicBook/CivilWar'' as well as an original novel based on {{Spider-Man}} Franchise/SpiderMan and an upcoming original story based on ''ComicBook/TheUltimates''.
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