Scientists from Massachusetts' Miskatonic University set out on an expedition to uncharted regions of the Antarctic continent. There, the expedition meets tragedy and its survivors uncover cosmic horrors beyond all measure.

Lovecraft considered At the Mountains of Madness to be his best and most ambitious story. One of his longest tales, this story languished for more than five years before it was first published in Astounding Stories magazine. Our old-time radio adaptation features a cast of professional actors, exciting sound effects and a thrilling original musical score by Troy Sterling Nies (composer for The Call of Cthulhu). Sit down, dim the lights, fire up the wireless and enjoy 77 minutes of exciting Lovecraftian drama, suspense and cosmic horror.

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To enhance your listening pleasure, the HPLHS has packed the jewel case for At the Mountains of Madness with carefully created props from the story. You'll have

  • A page ripped out of Danforth's sketchbook depicting the fantastic murals of the Elder Things
  • A page from the Arkham Advertiser, reporting on the progress of Miskatonic's Antarctic expedition
  • Two photographs of Dyer and Danforth among the ruins of the ice encrusted city of the Elder Things

1. Opening 3:37
2. Worldwide Wireless News 19:08
3. Lake's Camp 14:44
4. The Elder City 16:47
5. The Abyss 18:27
6. Closing 2:38
TRT 75:21

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For your convenience in feeding your iPod or other player with the appropriate images, we're pleased to provide the cover art for the show. For a high-resolution version, please click on the image to the right.

An expedition to the Antarctic requires abundant supplies. We can't offer sled dogs, but we do have a few bonus items that might appeal to your sense of adventure:

  • Miskatonic Antarctic Expedition Hoodie- keeps you warm in the bracing Antarctic breeze
  • Mountains of Madness combo pack - get the CD, the poster, the deluxe sweatshirt and a personalized letter from Prof. Dyer rejecting your application to join the expedition
  • Newsreel - as a special feature for the 2013 H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival in Portland, we put together this newsreel about the doomed Miskatonic expedition. It features a mix of real newsreel footage and HPLHS material to tell the story of what happened, or at least as much as was released to the public. It covers parts of the tale revealed in the first chapter of the DART show.

Some Dark Adventure Radio Theatre fans have asked if we'd make the scripts available so people can read along. So here, for your enjoyment, is a free PDF download of the final recording script of At the Mountains of Madness. Note: this script is only for use for reading along with Dark Adventure Radio Theatre; no performance of the script may be made without written consent of the HPLHS.

To get your own CD of At the Mountains of Madness direct from us, the show's creators, click here. Want to hear it immediately? Click here to buy the MP3 download of the show.

Sean Branney
... Dyer
Seth Compton
... Danforth
Matt Foyer
... Lake, Sherman
Andrew Leman
... Nathan Reed, Ropes
Barry Lynch
... Pabodie
David Mersault
... McTighe, Larsen
Troy Sterling Nies
... Williams
Josh Thoemke
... Announcer, Gedney
Noah Wagner
Chester Langfield

Based on the story by H. P. Lovecraft
Radio adaptation by Sean Branney, with Andrew Leman
Original music and sub-zero foley by Troy Sterling Nies
Cover illustration and Danforth sketches by Darrell Tutchton
Bonus props by Andrew Leman
Thanks to Chris Horvath, Nick Offerman, Michael Cassady and Clayton Tripp
Produced by Sean Branney and Andrew Leman

Click the image below for a PDF of the liner notes!

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