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The Diarist ~ an audio drama

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The Diarist is a serialized audio fiction podcast. The Diarist immerses listeners into the 1950s world of Madison Avenue Advertising and leads them through the bizarre and often frightening inner worlds of the characters.

After completing Katherine Gibbs Secretarial School, Andrea Davies takes a position at a large New York Advertising firm, admittedly there to find a husband and secure a life as a well-to-do, country club socialite.Andrea becomes increasingly drawn into her boss Richard Hayes' bizarre personal life. She begins to assume the role of his wife and mother of his young daughter. However, a parallel reality continues back at his apartment where his psychotic wife moves in and out of insanity. Things are not always as they seem in this neo-noir thriller. The Diarist, explores the darker side of the human psyche and the terrifying consequences of indulging in base desires.

The Diarist was written by Donna Barrow-Green.


Donna Barrow-Green, Writer, Co-Producer, Co-Director

Beth Ricketson (Andrea), Actor, Co-Producer, Co-Director

Ryan Bowen (Richard), Actor, Co-Producer

Corinne Elena, (Margaret Hayes, Lucy), Actor

Darlene Sorensen, Actor (Mother, Ellen)

Eric Schniewind,, Actor (Father, Steven Morris)

Nikki Flinn, Actor (Velvet Maud)

Heather Dowling, Actor (Elizabeth)

Pierson Rintz, Actor (Doctor, various)

Emerson McRaven, Actor (Various)

Ben Green, Sound Engineering Consultant

Chad Thumann, Creative Consultant

Recent Episodes

Enjoy this stand alone bonus episode! Hear all your favorite Diarist actors live with foley sound effects. The live show was recorded in Portland Oregon at the Twilight Theater as part of Portland Radio Theater Live! (with Exoplanetary and Willamet…
  * Please be advised this episode contains references to domestic violence and abuse. Some scenes may be triggering and listener discretion is advised.    Description: Dear Andrea, What happened to that ambitious, hopeful Katy Gibbs valedictorian?…
*Listener Discretion - Deals with issues of violence. Andrea is stuck on an island of isolation as Richard swims away--fast and steady as sharks do. She becomes consumed with Margaret's diaries. She's found an unoccupied storage room in the basemen…


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Gitte Malene Jensen reviewed this podcast on Apr 20th, 2018
"Great voiceacting. You can really feel that this show is made by people from the theatre."

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Mar 19th, 2018
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Feb 21st, 2019
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