Audio Dramas to Check Out

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Creation Date September 11th, 2019
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  1. New Time presents a groundbreaking “First Person Immersive” (FPI) audio drama for our times. “Calais 2037” centres on Marsha Everlyn (Tanya Fear), top advisor to Joan Harrison (Jenny Agutter), the leader of His Majesty’s Official Opposition, currently living in exile with the rest of her party on the shores of Europe State. With more and more English political refugees arriving off the ferry every day, and with the arrival in Calais of Felix Harrison (Harry Lloyd), Joan Harrison’s demagogic son, both Marsha and the party at large find themselves caught between country and conscience in a high stakes game of love, loyalty, deception and betrayal. Cast: Tanya Fear (Kick Ass 2, Spotless, A Moving Image), Jenny Agutter (Call the Midwife, The Railway Children), Harry Lloyd (Game of Thrones, The Theory of Everything), Alexander Cobb (Indian Summers, Mr. Selfridge), Samuel West (Darkest Hour, Notting Hill), Fiona button (Lip Service, Grantchester), Angus Wright (The Iron Lady, Flowers), Shane Taylor (Band of Brothers), James Fleet (Four Weddings and a Funeral), William Hope (Aliens). IMPORTANT: First Person Immersive (FPI) audio utilises binaural technology and requires the listener to use a pair of stereo headphones/earphones. ℗ & © MMXVIII New Time Productions Ltd. All copyright notices refer to “Calais 2037” as a complete work and all original sound recorded by New Time Productions Ltd. Copyright notices do not refer to those individual sounds used in the work licensed under Creative Commons 0 & 1.0. For a full list of licenses & all other legal notices see “Liner Notes”.
  2. Can you feel loss for something you've never known? An environmental thriller starring Pearl Mackie, Tanya Moodie and Pippa Haywood. With theme music by Bonobo. #Forest404
  3. Nothing fancy here -- just the simple audio diary of a girl in space. Also, there’s this weird and potentially ominous light in the distance that seems to be growing steadily closer. Listen for science, guns, trust, anti-matter, truth, beauty, inner turmoil, and delicious cheeses. It’s all here. In space.
  4. Welcome to an immersive adventure audio drama that follows self-proclaimed Cryptid hunter Kevin Weathers and esteemed journalist Taylor Hunt as they travel across the United States in search of proof that creatures like Bigfoot and Chupacabra walk among us. Best enjoyed with headphones. Season 2 Guest Stars include Jeff Garlin, Jade Catta-Preta, Steve Rannazzisi, Ari Shaffir, Jo Koy, Adam Carolla, Brody Stevens, Tony Hinchcliffe, Dr. Drew, Darren Hayes, Kirk Fox, Jesus Trejo, Sandy Danto, Taylor Williamson and many more!
  5. In October of 2015, 22 year-old Susie Sievers vanished from the town of Moonpark, Arizona. A week later, two wrists and a leg were found in a dumpster behind the Circle K. For two years, the murder has remained unsolved. Lawrence Davies, an almost-award-winning journalist, and his producer, Casey Palmer, have stumbled on a cold-case in one of the hottest places on earth.
  6. A serial killer stalks the shadows of New England. There is a shocking, impossible connection between his victims and the horror fiction of H.P. Lovecraft. In this six-episode audio thriller podcast, FBI Agent Dolores Nayle and her team pursue a demented murderer into the heart of a macabre conspiracy.
  7. LOVEVILLE HIGH is a 9-part musical podcast series! Each ten-minute episode is a self-contained love story in the fictional town of Loveville, Ohio on prom night. New love, old love, romantic love, friend love, gay and straight, cis and genderqueer. FEAT: Kathryn Allison, Harrison Chad, Troy Iwata, Gizel Jiménez, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Hailey Kilgore, Mason Alexander Park, Isaac Powell, Ryann Redmond, Conor Ryan, and Ali Stroker. Music: Eric Svejcar. Book and Lyrics: David Zellnik FOR MORE: www.lovevillehigh.com
  8. In 2060, a team of 50 astronauts were sent to colonize Mars. Two years into the mission, a devastating illness plagued the colony. In this 9-part podcast, we hear from the survivors.
  9. Drawing inspiration from 1950s radio serials and ghost stories, Midnight Radio follows two women finding love through an unlikely correspondence about community, leaving your small hometown, our relationship to the past, what it means to be haunted, and what we leave behind when we die. Remember: all ghost stories are love stories.
  10. Moonbase Theta, Out – a sci-fi serial podcast by D.J. Sylvis
  11. The Music Box is currently recording Season 2 and will be back soon. Dwell in this fantastical world and follow the adventures of a Lore Master and his storytelling trinket. Where Wondrous Stories are Told, Marvellous Adventures Begin to Unfold.
  12. Mike and Marie King are fresh out of school, ready for their usual run-of-the-mill summer vacation. However, close encounters of the freaky kind throw a wrench in their plans. Looks like they're not as alone in the universe as they thought.
  13. RELATIVITY is a science-fiction serial about a man marooned in space and the woman on Earth who struggles to keep him alive. Find out more at www.relativitypodcast.com!
  14. Bea is an ancient demon who fought in the epic war against the tyrant god Yahweh. Claire works in...business. They're roommates in a fourth-floor walkup in Slope Hill, Brooklyn. And they have adventures! For fans of The Good Place, Rick & Morty, Buffy, Mission to Zyxx, and Welcome to Night Vale.
  15. The Tales of Sage and Savant is a monthly audio-drama podcast where Dr Petronella Sage strives to understand the power of Transmigration–the ability to transport her conscious mind through time and space into the bodies of dead people. With her friend, Professor Erasmus Savant, Sage explores past, present, and future, in a wild journey to prove Death is no barrier to Science.
  16. Second Shift follows an ambitious, character-centric story arc about three college students from Boston who find themselves "shifted" against their will to another world. They must find their place in that world while trying to return to theirs. If you've just found Second Shift, please be sure to start with episode one: "Everything to Everyone, Part 1"!
  17. Nolira is an agronomist tasked with establishing agriculture in a new solar system, but when she wakes up on a now- empty colony ship, the whole of her plan disappears. The ship has been set adrift, with numerous mission-critical problems requiring immediate attendance outside of her area of expertise. Nolira is aided by the ship’s malfunctioning AI, which acts as her confidant and companion during the fight for survival.
  18. Tides is the story of Dr. Winifred Eurus, a xenobiologist trapped on an unfamiliar planet with hostile tidal forces. She must use her wits, sarcasm and intellectual curiosity to survive long enough to be rescued. But there might be more to life on this planet than she expected. . .
  19. A Very Fatal Murder sends Onion Public Radio (OPR) correspondent David Pascall from New York City to the sleepy town of Bluff Springs, Nebraska to investigate the mysterious death of a 17-year-old girl, Hayley Price. Hayley was a popular, smart animal lover, with a bright future ahead of her. Everyone in town knew her name, and now everyone in town is a suspect. Join David as he works to understand why the initial investigation of Hayley’s death failed, and how a very inquisitive and Pulitzer-hungry podcast host might shed new light on the case.
  20. The seralized comedy musical podcast adventure
  21. Joseph - The Audio Drama Series. Season 1: The Revenge of Opus. Joseph is an Ear Epic Production where we make movies for your mind.
  22. WES WHITTAKER is a high school boy who gets superpowers... that are really lame. Despite his undesirable circumstances, Wes and the mysterious Timeline Keeper, EVANGELINE, must learn how to use his annoying powers to save his family... and his timeline. Through lies, conspiracies, and high school trauma, Red Rhino is a story about family, growing up, choices, and responsibility.
  23. The story of the world's most secret agents...the backups. For the first time in his career, Special Agent Chet Phillips has discovered that he can choose NOT to accept a mission! That means there's no choice but to send in the "B Team": A nervous pencil pusher promoted to the field, a computer hacker working off her sentence, a fading former sitcom star and a recently reassigned White House intern. A full cast comedy audio adventure with a new episode debuting each month!
  24. Comedy sci-fi fiction || Start with 'Incoming' Commander Falconer is missing the war... Following years in front line combat, a decorated hero is posted to the remote ice plains of Pluto on her toughest mission yet: to oversee a small, dysfunctional research team. Oblivity is a comedy science fiction audiodrama about family, isolation and meteorites. “Oblivity is a fiercely good show. The cast are all top notch, the scripts crackle with absurdity, humor and action and the show has a unique energy that's just deeply, profoundly likable.” - The Full Lid newsletter. Visit www.oblivitypodcast.com and say hi on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram! @oblivitypodcast
  25. TENDRIL is a radio play-style narrative, set in the year 2287, which follows the epic tale of Cade, Kronist, and Switch: soldiers in the paranormal division of a futuristic Earth's military who face otherworldly threats. As they face down a galaxy of ghosts, demons, and monsters grotesque beyond belief, our brave heroes stare boldly into the abyss, and hope it doesn't have teeth. Based on a homebrew campaign for Monster of the Week, TENDRIL is a full-scale audio production with original music, lovingly crafted sound design, and professional-quality voice acting. It's like Futurama meets the X-Files. Or Buffy meets Star Trek.
  26. "Supernatural? We're not super anything. Just a little extra."Cab drivers have tall tales to share, even the vanillas. What if goblins, nationalists, and worse monsters stalked the night? Hapless half-demon Corin Black taxis creatures of the night through Baltimore's sin-soaked streets.
  27. 350 years ago, a great cataclysm nearly wiped out all life on earth. The descendants of the survivors are now ruled by a dystopian council. The Theosin provide opposition, but the council have a fierce weapon...the Enforcer. However like all good stories, there's a twist. The Enforcer (Saris) has been kidnapped by the opposition (the Theosin). Follow Tharin in this full cast serial dystopian, as he desperately tries to find Saris, in a story that has no real good guys.
  28. Glamour spell gone wrong? Astral projection got you untethered? Want to know why your angry dead rich father is haunting you? Consider Kalila Stormfire’s Economical Magick Services. After a controversial fallout with her coven, Kalila Stormfire must juggle complex clients and an anonymous critic hellbent on besmirching her new business. The decaying urban block where Kal operates appreciates her affordable experience in a broad range of supernatural ailments and remedies. Still, Kal is not sure if her talent is enough to stop whoever has been posting bad reviews and persuading customers to cancel appointments. If you like stories about minority witches in modern-day working class neighborhoods, meddling love goddesses, and morally ambiguous spellcraft…this is the tale for you.
  29. Mabel is a fiction podcast about ghosts, family secrets, strange houses, and missed connections.
  30. Set one billion years in the future... it's the story of Januae, a man who randomly teleports to strange and dangerous places with no way of controlling it.
  31. The Network makes sure Profiles eat right & stay focused — but Profile 24 — thanks to a mysterious bird — is finding that difficult.
  32. On a deserted stretch of highway, Greg and Stacy Carlson stumble on a faint radio broadcast at the end of the AM dial. What sounds like your average radio sermon reveals itself to be something far more sinister. Strangely fascinated, Greg becomes obsessed with investigating the source of the broadcast. His subsequent disappearance leaves Stacy alone, bewildered, terrified . . . and on a quest for the truth.
  33. The year is 2172 and the world is dying. A small fraction of the Earth's former biosphere remains. The world is running out of food. During these hard times part of the human population has gone sterile. There has been massive inbreeding and genetic distortions. However, teams of scientists and military personnel tasked with finding a way to save humanity from extinction are confronted with a possible opportunity: an exoplanet near the Proxima Centauri system is discovered. Over the course of 73 years, this discovery of the exoplanet sparks a series of probe and AI missions--all leading to the realization that a new branch of humanity has arisen on Arca-45672. Now, as the Earth's biosphere collapses, governments and military organizations scramble as they see potential salvation for their dying species in this exoplanet. But should humanity be content to merely survive?
  34. In 2094, one corporation wins the battle for energy supremacy, but human costs cause global instability. When an abandoned wind farm in the Baltic shows inexplicable energy surges, two explorers find it has become sentient, and hungry. Using human pawns, Norse deities avenge ancient grudges, in this ten-part audio drama. Launching in September of 2015. For more information, visit Jarnsaxarising.com.
  35. On a remote planet, a team of researchers creates a long-range transmitter. It works, but what else listens to the signal that calls into the darkness of deep space?
  36. A supernatural audio drama, written and produced in Ireland. Lucy Dillon has problems sleeping. When she wakes up, so do her dreams.
  37. Join Feston Pyxis on a road-trip through the cosmos, as he leaves behind his old life in search of the best and wildest experiences the galaxy has to offer! New episodes every other Saturday starting June 2nd, 2018.
  38. Bridget’s life is a series of dropped calls. With a gift for gab, an ex-husband in rehab, and down to her last dollar, Bridget’s life takes a desperate turn when she starts vishing over the phone for a shady identity theft ring in order to support her family. Motherhacker is written by Sandi Farkas and executive produced and directed by Amanda Lipitz. The series stars Carrie Coon, Pedro Pascal, Alan Cumming, Lucas Hedges, Tavi Gevinson, Rupert Friend, Alex Goldman and more.
  39. High fantasy. High culture. Low attendance. For the staff of the Rivercliffe Museum of Mostly Natural Histories, the only thing harder than attracting patrons is suffering each other.
  40. The Atomic Library is a scripted audio drama following the staff of the Orson Welles Community Library of Haven Hollow, TX (home of the 1995 Most Okayest Rest Stop) five years after the "Allpocalypse." Written and produced by Chriss Chaney and Lara Tabri, sound editing and design by Chriss Chaney.
  41. A supernatural audio drama about the fallout from the disappearance of Dmitri Ivanovic.
  42. Go on a monster hunt of lunar dimensions in this sci-fi mystery. Cryptids tells the story of a conspiracy radio show host and an avid listener who go in search of an afterlife. Instead they find a truth beyond their wildest nightmares. In this female driven, scripted, sci-fi audio drama, you'll meet monsters, aliens... and the ultimate grim reaper.
  43. The Greer siblings have a lot on their plate- stressful jobs, southern heat, small town politics AND Cryptids with personal problems. Remember, normal is what you get used to. Harbor is an audio drama intended for mature audiences with instances of language, violence and implied sexual situations. Listener discretion is advised.
  44. A truly spooky series of ghost stories set in Boston, MA. Join our host and follow along a series of events that can only be explained as "haunted happenstance."
  45. Love and Luck is a queer slice of life romance story, with a touch of magic. An audio drama told mostly via voicemails, we publish short episodes once a week on Tuesday evenings (AEST). Made for people who like healthy relationships and happy endings, Love and Luck is set in Melbourne, Australia in the present day, and is populated with many real life queer Melbourne people, events and places, alongside its fictional characters.
  46. Imagine a handful of scientists and engineers setting out to terraform a planet - a world - for the frozen people they've got in tow. Just a few people, carefully chosen, who will live out their lives building something they'll never see. That's us. We're building a future.A science fiction audio drama suitable for our times.
  47. Georgie Romero has risen from the grave, driven to solve the mystery of her former human life with the help of an inept witch and a cynical ghost. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/georgieromeroisdonefor/support