The Moth Radio Hour

The Moth Radio Hour features true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment.

The episodes displayed are not the full Radio Hour. For the full program, visit the Moth Radio Hour Website.

Recent Episodes

John DeVore & Clementine Ford

A man tells us about the last lesson his father taught him and a young woman learns that her mother is facing a deadly illness. 

The Moth Radio Hour: All about Moms: Babies, Bees, Concerts and Contacts

A special Mother's Day edition of The Moth Radio Hour. A mother helps her daughter get her first contact lenses, an unwanted parental intervention at a school concert, a new mother in Zambia awaits test results, a life or death bee sting and a teenage mother who couldn't be happier to welcome her child to the world.

Storytellers: Chrissie Graham, Catherine Palmer, Constance Mudenda, Matthew Dicks, and Melissa Rodriguez.

Steve Barnes & Drew Nieporent

A local restaurant reviewer is targeted by a disgruntled restaurant owner and a new restauranteur agonizes to please a food critic.

The Moth Radio Hour: Bathtub Sailor, Seamstress, Spy

A special British edition. A record breaking, adventurer sets his sites on the English Channel, a seamstress becomes an advocate for her child and a young woman is recruited into the world of Secret Agents during World War II.

Storytellers: Tim FitzHigham, Catherine Cross, and Noreen Riols.

The Moth Radio Hour: A Nobel Path

A special celebration from the world of science, from the 8th grade science fair to the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden.

Storytellers: Sarah Schlesinger, Robin Frankel, Deirdre Bowen, and Roald Hoffmann.

Andrew Solomon & Calvin Trillin

An awkward teenager flourishes in the glamour of the the Metropolitan Opera and a Chinatown chicken plays tic-tac-toe.