The Cambridge Geek

September 2020 Audio Drama, Fiction and RPG Podcast Debut Releases

Every month, there are a large number of new audio drama and fiction podcasts released. These monthly lists collate everything I can find that has released an Ep1 in its RSS feed (or youtube page, depending) for the relevant month. Feel free to shout in the comments if you've got more information or corrections and I'll update with anything I'm missing.

And tell me which ones I should be listening to. What have you enjoyed this month?

(This post has been simplified, due to page load time. There's also a page with all the first episodes embedded in it, but beware, it might take ages to load.)

Want to submit your podcast to one of these release lists? Use the dedicated contact page.

9/1: Gods, Dicks & Puns: a Pathfinder Podcast
(RPG - Fantasy)
God, Dicks & Puns is an Actual Play podcast covering the adventure published in Paizo’s Anniversary Edition of the infamous Rise of the Runelords Adventure Path. In us, you will find 5 geeks who enjoy devoting a bit too much of their time in a small and uncomplicated game called Pathfinder. That being said, no good Table Top gaming session is good without its fair share of stupid jokes, bad puns and intense moments. God, Dicks & Puns delivers this through the immersive, silly and sometimes gory playstyle of the team. So sit back, enjoy and relax as we take you into this fantasy world.
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9/1: No Place but the Water
(Dramatised - Science fiction)
Linda Marshall Griffiths' drama series set in a flooded future world. When there is no place but the water, where do you go?
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9/1: Starlight
(RPG - Science fiction)
Join us for this live play DnD space opera as three unlikely heroes traverse the many perils of the known galaxy, and etch their names among the stars. We break the bounds of traditional epic fantasy, and reach for the starlit enterprises of the universe beyond.
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9/1: The Quiet Journeys of Professor Atwood
(Dramatised - Science fiction)
Scientist/Explorer Jonathan Peter Atwood tells stories about his adventures all over the world and beyond. Music, ambient sounds and sound effects all combine with Jonathan’s narration to help send you off to a quiet, comforting sleep. Created by Chris Mancini. Music and Sound Design by Ron Tanski. Shows drop the first and 15th of every month.
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9/1: The Three Explorers
(Dramatised - Children)
Hello Explorers! Welcome to the Three Explorers Podcast. The Three Explorers tells about Adit, Laras and Uncle Juna who are going to explore the national parks in Indonesia. There, they will meet Indonesian typical animals that are critically endangered. During the expedition, they have to deal with some cases of environmental issues caused by both natural factors and ignorant humans. Adit, Laras, and Uncle Juna won’t give up easily. They are determined to protect the environment and the critically endangered animals.
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9/2: Deep Folk
(Fiction - Anthology)
Studio Tortu Presents: Deep Folk /// Deep Folk is an experimental Artificial Intelligence narrative podcast by Malcolm Sutherland and Simon Cottee /// Tales from the Generator is a first person radio drama written with assistance of the AI Dungeon Dragon Engine /// The Deep Folk Companion is an ongoing discussion of artificial intelligence and its role in the creative process.
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9/2: Eberron Chronicles: Oracle of War
(RPG - Fantasy)
A Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition "PodioBook" (podcast/audiobook) playing through a Wizards of the Coasts Adventurers League Campaign. Influence this game and story at: www.EberronChronicles.com
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9/2: Eternal Strife
(Dramatised - Comedy)
"Life's a bitch - and then you can't die" A high concept comedy series written and produced by Bruce Windwood and featuring the vocal talents of Anjella Mackintosh, Mark Crozer and Bruce Windwood.
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9/2: Tales of the Nova Realm
(Fiction - Fantasy)
This is a fantasy fiction podcast made by fans of the genre, FOR fans of the genre. The tales that will be told are also of those who inhabit this world. Filled with adventure, mystery and possibly lessons for those who wish to find a deeper meaning. We hope you enjoy what you hear!
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9/2: The Hero of Matysia
(Dramatised - Fantasy)
Fatine and Rusen, two knights-in-training in the Matysian Kingdom, meet the legendary hero Balthian, who tells them a variety of tales from his long life of adventures. Join the young trainees as they learn about their hero's life and come to understand the many complexities of heroism, and the impact that being a hero for such a long time can have on a person. Starring Jennifer Hale and Bryan J. Howard, The Hero of Matysia is an original, episodic audio drama created by Will Kaplan & John Kyle Moseley.
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9/3: Roll for Equality
(RPG - Fantasy)
A D&D podcast for female players and allies. Half of it includes an actual play campaign while the other half dives into D&D from a feminist perspective, discussing issues of women of all backgrounds at the game table, and sharing female-centered advice, stories, etc., for players and DMs in an inclusive community.
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9/3: The Dark Pool
(Dramatised - Horror)
Four college students participate in a sound experiment designed to push their minds beyond the limits of human experience. Strange messages, inexplicable noises, and uncanny sensations begin to haunt them as the experiment threatens to take over their lives. Are they the victims of an elaborate prank, being tormented by demons, or navigating their way into a higher realm of consciousness? The truth hides somewhere beneath the surface of the dark pool.
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9/4: (exp)lore
(Fiction - Anthology)
A fiction anthology podcast to be enjoyed in the community while social distancing. These site-specific stories take an imaginative dive into the past and future of your city. Each episode immerses the audience in a rich audio play while they explore the world through a new lens.
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9/4: Armageddon: Black Dawn
(Fiction - Fantasy)
A fantastic tale of dragon riders.
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9/4: Deck of Many Queers
(RPG - Fantasy)
Welcome to the Table! We're the Deck of Many Queers. Just a group of queerfolk gathered around to play some Dungeons & Dragons!
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9/4: No Sleep Tonight Horror Radio Show
(Dramatised - Horror)
A horror radio show featuring fully dramatized radio plays to scare you silly.
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9/4: Station Arcadia
(Dramatised - Science fiction)
The Station Arcadia podcast tells stories from a dystopian world where dieselpunk, steampunk, cyberpunk and solarpunk societies all exist side by side. These diverse stories are told through a radio station on a shifting island, and given voice to by the Station's Host - Kass. Woven through each stand-alone story are threads that come together to tell the story of a revolution, and hope in the face of a dying world. Also, it's queer.
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9/4: The Genesys Archives
(RPG - Anthology)
Welcome to the Genesys Archives! A place where a bunch of nerds, artists, writers, and musicians collaboratively create stories through a tabletop role playing game called Genesys. This podcast will serve as an archive of these stories as we adventure through fan-favorite settings like Star Wars or Azeroth and unearth the unexplored in original settings like our first project: The Unseen World. Enjoy your stay and feel free to peruse our collection at your leisure!
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9/4: The Heart of Ether
(Dramatised - Horror)
Irene Gray moved to the town of Daughtler, Washington to move on from something that has haunted her for four years. There is more to this town than meets the eye, however. Beneath its surface, something lurks.
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9/4: This is How We Roll
(RPG - Fantasy)
Join our group as we set out on our first Dungeons & Dragons, actual-play, 5E adventure during the Pandemic of 2020. None of us have played before so we get to figure it out as a group. All new to adventuring, come along with us as we stumble, drink, and sometimes victoriously battle as we pursue the quests set before us. Will our players live or die? It's hard to tell.
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9/5: Extraterrestrial: The Podcast
(Fiction - Science fiction)
When Charlie Hart's junior year starts, she has two goals in mind: she's going to keep learning about aliens, and she's going to actually make a friend. When popular boy Oliver Webb makes her an offer she can't refuse, she realizes that her year is going to be far more exciting than she thought. Meanwhile, a young alien named Codix has been living on Earth the past two years with his robot best friend. They've gotten used to hiding among humans. But complacency can make you unprepared, and Codix quickly discovers that his year isn't going to be anything like he imagined.
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9/5: Space Mantis Show Podcast
(Dramatised - Science fiction)
A fan hears a knock on her door and realizes she's been given a box of secret DVDs. Why did she get unreleased episodes of a canceled space opera show, and what's going on in space? She'll have to watch the DVDs to find out. The show, Space Mantis, follows a team of intergalactic efficiency experts combing the stars looking to bring order to the chaos of the universe! Though, what's the deal with space, anyway?
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9/6: Muhaymin Luckett Audio Dramas
(Dramatised - Slice of life)
Hello, My Name is Muhaymin Luckett. I am an aspiring Actor and Playwright. In this podcast you can expect to hear my works that tell compelling stories. I hope to become known throughout the world for the work I put out. New episode every other Sunday!
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9/6: Mysteries and Madness
(RPG - Crime/Mystery)
A 2 Player Role Playing Game creating a Supernatural Detective Drama set in the 1940s. GM’d by Dave Coalmine & Played by Todd Sullivan. These are the Case Files of Jack Shepherd.
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9/7: Audio Ephemera
(Dramatised - Anthology)
Audio Ephemera is an audio drama series of unique, inclusive, and engaging one-off stories. Every month, a new story with new characters to love and a new journey to follow will make its way into your ears, head, and heart.
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9/7: Love Don’t Live Here Anymore
(Dramatised - Slice of life)
"Love Don't Live Here Anymore," is a fictional, original audio drama podcast series by writers Terrell Jackson and Ember Stone. The lead, Naomi Martin, is a young woman from Kansas City, MO, torn between her dream of becoming a world-renowned vocalist, and the more seemingly realistic goal, set for her by her father, to finish school and have a practical, “safe” existence.
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9/7: Mighty Deeds
(RPG - Fantasy)
Mighty Deeds is a podcast of high adventure. If you Like Dungeons and Dragons, Dungeon Crawl Classics, or any other brand of Fantasy Adventure Actual Play podcasts, please give Mighty Deeds a try. We're starting off with a Ravenloft / Curse of Strahd funnel, but where things go from there is anyone's guess. Be on the lookout for more Goodman Games adventures in the party's future.
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9/7: Ravis: The Lost World
(RPG - Fantasy)
Welcome to the world of Ravis for our D&D 5e actual play campaign series! Ravis is a world full of monsters and mystery. Follow our adventurers as they uncover the truth behind the Lost World. Using D&D 5e rule set, with a few homebrew / variant rules thrown in! World and story is created and written by our Dungeon Master; Liam Wright. We hope you enjoy!
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9/7: The Golden House
(Dramatised - Interactive)
"The one and only podcast for The Golden House Technology and Innovation Centre. Broadcasting from the heart of our state-of-the-art facility on the Isle of Wight". These six episodes were originally broadcast between September 2018 and January 2019. They were pulled from the internet shortly after. Each episode seems to contain a code of some kind... I'm reposting in the hope that someone can shed light on what happened here. I'll repost any clues to my Twitter (@ImogenShelfTest).
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9/7: Waylays and Melees
(RPG - Fantasy)
Waylays and Maylays To date: it is the only place that one can get such classics as; grown men cry laughing whilst other adults squeak in high pitched voices trying to intimidate a glowing penguin baby out of it's own birthday cake and into a brand new porn carriage.
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9/8: The Elvet Mysteries
(Dramatised - Horror)
The Elvet Mysteries is a horror-mystery miniseries set in a small English university town. After a strange experience, first year student Livvy Jones starts to document the unusual things happening in Durham, and invites the student body to share their stories.

9/9: Around Dis Joint
(Dramatised - Anthology)
Around Dis Joint Entertainment is a podcast that produces original creative content from a collaboration of talented Screenwriters, Voice Actors, Songwriters, Music Producers, & Poets. From Romantic Comedies and Dramas, to Horror, Sci-Fi, and Whodunits, our radio theatre style stories will capture your attention and awaken your imagination with new episodes launching each week!
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9/9: Brian Blessed's Bedtime Stories
(Fiction - Anthology)
Gordon's Alive! Shy and retiring actor Brian Blessed has got his first ever podcast. Every Wednesday, he'll be soooooothing you to sleep with classic children's stories and fairy tales. Get ready for a 'calming' and completely off-the-rails rendition of some of world's most famous stories.
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9/9: Of Mice and Men and Monsters
(RPG - Anthology)
A real play podcast where Dungeons and Dragons collides with the classic stories you either love or completely avoided while in school. Join players Aaron, Adam, Kimmie, and Dungeon Master Katelyn, who is also a high school English teacher by day, as D&D elements are dropped into famous pieces of literature.
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9/9: Season of the Worm
(RPG - Urban fantasy)
Season of the Worm is an actual play Monster of the Week podcast set in Eureka Springs, Arkansas and it's dark heart Wormwood Falls. Season of the Worm follows 2 groups of monster hunters as they try to solve mysteries and hunt down monsters in and around Wormwood Falls, Arkansas.
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9/9: The Dr. Epicopolis & 1102 Show of Shows
(Dramatised - Comedy)
A meta comedy audio series following supervillain Dr. Epicopolis, the self-proclaimed ‘genius of all evil’ who plots to destroy Earth’s superheroes with his loyal but terribly mistreated slog, 1102. A spin-off from the Parents’ Choice Gold Award-winning scripted podcast series Tara Tremendous.
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9/10: Exile
(Dramatised - Post-apocalypse)
In the post-post-post-apocalyptic future, a young woman is exiled from the small religious enclave of Haven for a crime she did not commit. Lurking in the surreal horror of the wilds are beasts and fiends, but these monsters illuminate her past, her relationships, and the circumstances surrounding her exile. This is her audio diary.
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9/10: Hector the Spectre Steals the Show
(Dramatised - Urban fantasy)
Hector the Spectre Steals the Show is a six-part radio play written by Festival Antigonish artistic director Andrea Boyd and local actor/playwright Laura Teasdale. The story is based on the legend of the Bauer Theatre’s resident ghost, Hector, and is inspired by real stories collected from artists and community members of all ages who have had encounters with Hector over the last 30 years. The play imagines a world where live theatre still happens, and where Festival Antigonish is producing a new play about the legendary ghosts – Blue Nun and Red Priest. But when Hector, the benevolent ghost of the theatre, sees that this ghost story on stage is not about him, he takes matters into his own hands.
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9/10: Sweet Dreams
(Dramatised - Comedy)
Sylvia is an anxious soul, but a new book helps her fall asleep in her new flat where she lives with boyfriend Ryan. In her dreams, her subconscious takes her on what could be an adventure of self-discovery or a ridiculous series of events. Can she learn anything before she wakes up?
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9/10: Tall and True Short Reads
(Fiction - Anthology)
Tall And True Short Reads is an audio fiction podcast featuring original short stories from Tall And True, an online showcase and forum for writers, readers and publishers, narrated by Robert Fairhead.
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9/10: Welcome to the Quids Inn
(Dramatised - Comedy)
Welcome to the Quids Inn' is the story of five young people simultaneously hired by the Edinburgh Newington branch of the Quids Inn, Britain's finest chain of budget hotels. The series explores the group's interactions, stories, misadventures and fun whilst working hard maintaining the reception desk, open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!
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9/11: The Atlantis Project
(Dramatised - Science fiction)
“...This is North Sag – home of the Sagog people. It’s disappearing to the sea. Tomorrow, we have to leave North Sag forever. So tonight, we’ve come together to record our story for you. This is ‘The Atlantis Project’...” This is an audio series in 5 parts for listeners aged 11+. Created as an international collaboration between artists in Wales and Norway, we uncover the effects of climate change on culture through the adventurous and heart-warming story of Evie and Deean - two teenagers who invite us into their world of friendship, crisis and acceptance.

9/11: The Order of Podcasters
(RPG - Crime/Mystery)
An actual play tabletop role-playing game using the Esoterrorists rules and featuring podcast hosts as the investigators, including Jennifer Taylor of In Defense of Liberty and Vanished, Rob Kristoffersen of The Coda, Brian Hastie of Double Density and The Coda, and TechnoFunkBoy of Tales from the Rusty Speeder and Dice & Dreary as the game master.
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9/12: Doctor Who: Beginnings of Battle
(Dramatised - Fanfiction)
After escaping a battle The Doctor, newly regenerated, finds himself on the frontline of attack from a creature known as a Tiromal, which is roaming the streets of modern day Edinburgh. After bumping into Sophie, a student, he then begins a quest into finding out who is unleashing these creatures in Edinburgh. Starring Harry Aspinwall as The Doctor, Sophie Weller as Sophie, Max Darke as Triper, Abbie Davidson as Daisy, Maisy Crunden as Tilda, Courtney McCrea as The Physora, Briony Martha as Megan, Rachel Johnstone as Debbie, David McKie as The Soldier, Tomos Bohanna as The tech geek and narrated by Lewis C. Baird.Original music by Rebecca Kelly. Featuring music by CO.AG Music, Whitesand and White Bat Audio. Written, Directed & Edited by Lewis C. Baird.
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9/12: In Astra: A Sci-Fi Mystery
(Dramatised - Crime/Mystery)
What is happening at Delphic Peak Preparatory School? Joaquin Moreno doesn't want to be here. But as a bizarre and disquieting mystery unfolds, he may be forced to stay and reckon with it—especially since he's the only one who's noticed. Now Joaquin must fight battles both outward and inward. Because truth carries burden. No one can go back in the dark once they find the light... And there's something watching us from the stars. In Astra is a story about mystery, trust, mental health, and identity. And also space and some gay stuff. New episodes every Saturday! Written, Directed, and Produced by Bee Dellepiane.
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9/12: Today's Lucky Winner
(Dramatised - Urban fantasy)
“Life may not be fair, but the afterlife tries to be.” That’s the motto of the DMV. (The Department of Mishaps and Violence).When Dawn Menendez finds out that she’s met her untimely demise in a freak curling iron/fire sprinkler accident, she’s met with a posthumous opportunity. She was the 777th soul reaped by the department that day. She now has the opportunity to go back to earth for an entire year, chaperoned by the Reaper who took her soul. The only hitch? Before she’s sent back to earth, she learns that her cosmic scale has been found wanting. Her soul weighs just enough to get sent to a hell dimension. What could she have possibly done? All she did was play MMO’s and go to work. Her first night on earth, her reaper suggests that her accidental demise may have been murder. If she can prove she was murdered, she gets to be reincarnated, and avoid going to hell. Now, Dawn has a year to prove she was murdered and balance the cosmic scales in her favor.Things would be a lot easier if her Reaper would stop getting high and help her.
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9/13: Deconstructive Criticism
(Dramatised - Comedy)
This is the podcast where Paul and Allison review all the things they do and don’t need in their lives… But there’s one very important thing they never discuss: Do they need each other?
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9/13: The Paper Dungeon
(RPG - Fantasy)
The Paper Dungeon is a Dungeons and Dragons 5e campaign streamed on Twitch. Our group started in Nebraska, but has spread to include people across the United States, and we hope to include people around the world. D&D has held us together for years. Welcome to the podcast of our adventure, Dungeoneers.
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9/13: Where the Tracks End
(Dramatised - Crime/Mystery)
From Darker Truths in Strange Fiction Studios comes a tale of 5 people whose lives become intertwined: two boys, two police officers, and a murderer/stalker. The audio drama will follow the lives of each of these characters separately throughout the course of 9 months.
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9/14: Citizen Paine
(Dramatised - Musical)
Revolutionary, author, pirate, drinker and sometime maker of ladies corsets, Tom Paine was a 37 year old bankrupt when he sailed the ocean and lit the fuse of the American Revolution. From the alehouses of England to the battlefields of America and the blood soaked streets of Paris, Paine tells his own amazing story with the help of an original score and a cast of thousands. "We have it in our power to begin the World over again!" A production of The Audio Ballads.
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9/14: Hank the Cowdog
(Dramatised - Children)
Hank the Cowdog, the self-declared “Head of Ranch Security,” finds himself smack dab in the middle of a host of tangled mysteries and capers that span the universe of the Texas Panhandle cattle ranch Hank calls home. Hank is joined on these tail-wagging, tongue-slobbering adventures by a motley assemblage of characters, not least of which is his less-than trusty sidekick, Drover, a small but uncourageous mutt. Listen in as Hank the Cowdog always claims to know the answer, is the last to realize he doesn’t, but is the first to run headlong into tales of courage, loyalty, and friendship. Hank the Cowdog podcast stars and is executive produced by Academy Award® winner Matthew McConaughey. Written, directed and executive produced by Jeff Nichols.
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9/14: The Sky Machine
(Fiction - Thriller)
The climate is changing. More than a storm is coming. When cloud formation specialist David Forrester and oceanographer Susan Leistrammer meet at a conference, they trigger events that plunge them into a world they never imagined. Fleeing an unknown force at a time when the weather itself becomes a weapon, their journey will shake David’s beliefs to the core and put them both in terrible danger.
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9/14: The Spooky Sapphic Storyteller
(Dramatised - Horror)
A hybrid personal narrative/audio drama podcast exploring LGBTQ experiences and the paranormal.
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9/15: Dice and Desire
(RPG - Fantasy)
Six friends go adventuring in this actual play Dungeons and Dragons 5e podcast. Listen to find out how they avoid a TPK this week!
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9/15: One More Quest
(RPG - Fantasy)
An actual play D&D 5e podcast leaning on community story telling, challenging social and story norms. Join our ragtag bunch of criminals as they attempt to make amends for their crimes in the new world.
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9/15: Team Asterous
(Dramatised - Anthology)
Queer, inclusive, accessible. Subscribe to this feed for self-contained audio drama stories, TTRPG one-shots, previews of our other podcasts as well as special updates from the team. We're a small team of LGBTQIA+ creators making podcasts and videos together in Sydney, Australia.
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9/15: The Cypher and Avaria Beyond
(Fiction - Urban fantasy)
Penner had always considered his life ordinary- but when his lover Chess receives a divine revelation that can’t be explained, his finds himself on the run from forces he doesn’t understand, on an adventure bigger than he could ever expect. Upending their idyllic life in a small town, Chess propels them on a journey to find answers to deep questions that plague his thoughts and his sanity. Now, caught up in an adventure that he doesn’t understand Penner must battle not only for his love, but for the sanity and mental fortitude of the man he loves. Partnering with Fred, a boisterous sky pirate with a mysterious past, they head out to find the answers they need on her airship. But the closer they get to their mysterious destination, the more danger they find themselves in. Facing betrayals, battles and a malevolent being that seems to be hunting them- soon they find themselves deep into conspiracies that threaten the very fabric of their reality. With their wits, their ship and a spot of tea- their quest for answers will make them confront the forces that created the universe. With only each other, will their love be enough to save each other?
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9/15: Typecast
(Dramatised - Comedy)
Every week, the prestigious Rhiel and Kroulé offices cast a different project. From vampire courtesans to gritty Northern dramas, every actor worth their bread and butter is desperate to get in the door. But it’s not all celebrity schmoozing and matcha lattes, this casting office has a spiritual dimension. Will nirvana be achieved?!
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9/15: West Coast Option
(Dramatised - Sport)
A psychedelic football story presented by Third Eye Sockeye. Week to week we follow the Athens Beach Seafarers as they run their west coast-option offense through the gauntlet of alien abductions, satanic summonings, and crypto cryptids that is community college football.
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9/16: Tales from the Witcher
(Fiction - Fanfiction)
Tales from the Witcher showcases serialized, original short stories set in the Witcher universe. Part audiobook and part Actual Play Report, these tales are written and narrated by Jacob Gerstel—and are based on the adventures of his Witcher tabletop roleplaying group. We’ll follow the exploits of a stoic Bear School witcher, an alcoholic elven sorcerer, a resourceful craftsman, a lively bard, and others as they try to stay alive during the Third Northern War. There’s action and adventure, magic and the mundane, scheming and politics, elves and dwarves, war and peace, and—because it’s the Witcher—a touch of philosophy. A new part of the story is uploaded every Wednesday.
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9/16: World of Wyldrvir
(RPG - Fantasy)
Welcome to Wyldrvir! A Podcast set in an all new TTRPG system that is fully free to play at home! Made by a team of young adults come watch this world bloom and the adventures begin!
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9/17: Hulm
(Dramatised - Fantasy)
While moving houses, Brant accidentally moves to another world. After meeting up with the mysterious Meydinyör, the two make a deal: for Meydinyör to help Brant get back to his world, and for Brant to teach Meydinyör the way of the sword (or at least, what he remembers from his fencing classes). As the two travel and meet the residents in the land of Hulm, they are forced to deal with the consequences of their own actions, all the while learning about the true power of stabbing people with pointy bits of metal.
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9/17: The Unmortal Voice
(Fiction - Urban fantasy)
When tensions rise among vampires and humans, the voice, an eager-to-learn ghosty follows an opportunity to do a study on trust, communication and connection in the mortal world. In a new realm while searching for answers, the voice finds comfort with their closest friend and favourite home to haunt, Hearth.
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9/18: Out of the Ashes
(Dramatised - Horror)
Out of the Ashes is about a group of people surviving numerous weather anomalies due to a government experiment gone wrong. The sun gets blocked out by ash from volcanic eruptions, global temperatures drop, civilization is now in chaos but while humans can be dangerous in this new world. The things made of nightmares that come from the dark are worse.
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9/18: The Crooked Gavel
(Dramatised - Crime/Mystery)
Alice Cinnamon quickly discovers that no lawyer will help her find justice after the influential Judge John Cayenne sexually assaults her during a time when it was barely illegal to do so. Along the way, she meets Margaret Cumin, the peppy and knowledgeable wife of a lawyer. Though not technically a lawyer herself, Margaret is the only one with both the ability and the will to help Alice in her legal battle. Together, they fight to set a precedent of jail time for violent crimes against women, and find something unexpected along the way.
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9/18: White Privilege: Radio Play
(Dramatised - Slice of life)
As Black networks pass on hiring light-skinned Black and Jewish reporter, Ashley Allen, ultra-conservative news network, Sly News, can't tell that Ashley's a woman of color. Instead of revealing the truth, Ashley decides to pass as white.
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9/19: Rodriguez and Silversmith
(Fiction - Comedy)
Featuring bitter ex husbands, cocaine satanist cults, drag queens, violence, and an Indiana Jones type archeologist/museum expert as the lead.

9/19: TaleTop
(RPG - Fantasy)
We are five LGBTQIA+ artists who play TTRPGs once per month! Five intrepid souls battle undead horrors and a mysterious assailant in the shifting Ban-Koreh Desert. Join Caeles, Tuya, Nahoko, Aldwyn, and Ana on their whirlwind adventure: Vultures in Koreh!
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9/21: Between the Devil
(Dramatised - Horror)
Craving adventure, a young girl in 18th century Europe stows away aboard her father’s newly-christened merchant ship. Instead of adventure she finds terror on the high seas, as rampant paranoia grips the crew, and unseen malevolent forces commandeer the vessel for their own purposes.
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9/21: Dark Hills Radio
(Dramatised - Anthology)
Frightfully delightful hijinks, tomfoolery, silliness, and shenanigans from the theatrical little goblins at Dark Hills Events. Dark Hills Radio brings you a buffet of innovative, pandemic friendly, and on-demand theatrical creativity and immersive story-telling - from audioplays to dramatic readings to narrative gaming.
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9/21: Dungeon_Meowster Podcast Network
(RPG - Fantasy)
Welcome to the Dungeon_Meowster Podcast Network, a series of actual play podcasts where LGBTQIA+ and intergenerational parties play Dungeons and Dragons. Join your Dungeon Meowster, Jac (they/them), as you journey through a homebrewed multiverse in a lobstercraft with the New Wave Industries team and/or take on giants with beginner players, The Protectors, as we play through Storm Kings Thunder.
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9/21: Mars' Best Brisket
(Dramatised - Comedy)
A long time from now on a planet that's right next to ours, an Earthling couple decide to open up the very first vegan brisket restaurant on Mars. And when you're the first, you're also the best. Mars' Best Brisket is a limited run, audio sci-fi restaurant sitcom. It's also a charity event, raising money for The Lovin' Spoonfuls, a food rescue located in Boston, Mass.
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9/21: Tales from the Tome
(RPG - Fantasy)
Hail and well met, travellers! Gather round for another epic story of adventure, daring, and a little bit of folly, on Tales from the Tome. Tales from the Tome is a one-shot D&D 5e actual play podcast.
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9/21: The Illusion of Safety
(Dramatised - Fantasy)
100 years out from a magical war, life has moved on. The true story is lost, nobody seeming to know more than fragments of the whole. Three sisters watch, and change, and grow. A young boy sleeps surrounded by flame.
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9/21: The Mythos Arcanum
(Dramatised - Urban fantasy)
The Mythos Arcanum is a serial urban fantasy audio drama. What if reality was a bit more complex than we knew it to be? What if there were layers of livelihoods hidden around even corner, beneath every rock and stone? What if some people were not even *people* at all? When promises are broken, secrets are leaked, and lives are changed forever, how can these mysterious few keep themselves in the shadows when circumstances force them into the sun? Find out what happens when ordinary collides with extraordinary, and fate takes an unexpected turn in The Mythos Arcanum.
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9/22: Carcerem
(Dramatised - Fantasy)
In Aaru, a land torn apart by a fear of magic, and ruled by brutal mercenaries, two young friends leave the only home they’ve ever known to find the one who could save them all. Carcerem is a completely original audio series featuring a full cast, original music, and immersive sound design.
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9/22: Daughters of DC
(Dramatised - Thriller)
At Washington DC’s most elite prep school, Jaymes – the tech-savvy daughter of the Speaker of The House – and her best friends Peyton, Natalie, and Celia share their deepest secrets on a private app called DODC. When the girls are hacked by a mysterious figure, they’re thrust into a global conspiracy that threatens to expose DC’s most influential families.
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9/22: Dirt - An Audio Drama
(Dramatised - Crime/Mystery)
A man in his late 30s receives a strange letter in the mail that sends him on a journey to find things that were long ago buried. As he discovers them, he has to decide what he wants to do with the rest of his life.
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9/22: Murphy's End
(Dramatised - Post-apocalypse)
North Murphy High is just a normal high school in a normal town in middle America. Or… it was, right up until the end of the last school year, when, well… Surviving the apocalypse is hard enough, to begin with. So is getting through high school in one piece. Trying to do both at the same time? Ugh. Murphy’s End is a weekly peek into the lives of the last remaining survivors as told through the morning announcements at the local high school. Because between the ongoing food shortage, the roaming packs of mutants, and that one demon who has been hanging out by the water fountain since last June, well, there’s always something important to announce. It’s fine. It’s probably fine. Sigh… it’s going to be a long year. (Go Tomcats!)
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9/23: Bioshock: The Midnight Series
(Dramatised - Fanfiction)
Taking place in the most turbulent time in Andrew Ryan’s Rapture, follow the stories of multiple citizens before and after Atlas’s fatal strike on the Kashmir; sending the underwater city into civil war. Based on the Bioshock series.
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9/24: The Journal of Amelia Bennell
(Fiction - Urban fantasy)
Amelia Bennell was bored with her life. She's been in charge of her family's bakery for three years now, despite her hatred of baking. She decided to start a journal; at first it was a way to vent her frustrations over the bakery, but once strange things started happening, and strange people started appearing, suddenly it was the only thing she could truly rely on. Join Amelia as her view of the world is flipped on its head and she discovers things she never thought possible.
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9/24: Vic Hosman: A Fiction Podcast
(Fiction - Anthology)
Want to have a story to listen to on your way to work? Or maybe a little story to listen to while cleaning or out walking the dog? Or maybe you're just looking for a way to get away from this crazy world of ours. Well, you've come to the right place.
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9/25: CHOKKA
(Dramatised - Slice of life)
With original beats, flowing melodies and poetry to stretch your mind and heart. CHOKKA follows the journey of 16-year-old Jem who is coming to terms with the world around them. How they fit into a community in which they feel other and what happens when love punches them in the gut. 20 Stories High Youth Theatre each give their own voice to Jem as well as weaving in their own personal reflections on love, jealousy, depression and friendship.
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9/25: Direcast
(RPG - Anthology)
Direcast is a weekly actual play RPG podcast where your 6 hosts try out different TTRPGS, ranging from classics like DnD to new and obscure indie games.
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9/25: The Portal
(Dramatised - Crime/Mystery)
Lose yourself in a story of obsession, 40 years of night life and 4,000 years of human connection. In The Portal by Martin Green, Wils Wilson, and David Greig have woven together a tale of love, music, drugs and deceit. Two obsessive recordists, and lovers torn apart by circumstance; Etteridge and Angela left us the most incredible collection of 20th century documentation ever made. From 1947 to 1988 they never met. They recorded any and every aspect of London nightlife, from war-time dance-halls to the legendary M25 raves. But these recordings never saw the light of day until they were discovered in 2016. Why did they keep these tapes secret? Because for 40 years these parted lovers had been leaving messages for each other in these recordings. What remains is a dark, dark story left for us to piece together.
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9/25: We Never Learned the Rules
(RPG - Fantasy)
We Never Learned the Rules is a DnD 5e and Call of Cthulhu/Delta Green actual play podcast. New episodes every week on Friday, switching weekly between our DnD game and our Call of Cthulhu game.
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9/26: Journey of a Dead Man
(Dramatised - Science fiction)
Bringing original Audio Drama stories featuring full-cast performances.Our debut series 'Journey of a dead man' is a Sci-Fi Thriller where a deadly virus brought back from Mars has infected the planet, turning people into hellish husks that feed on fear. Featuring a full cast and Narrator.
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9/26: The TARN Conspiracy
(Dramatised - Crime/Mystery)
When a teen boy goes missing from the remote logging town of Archangel, Brandon Jones can’t help but see the similarities to his own sister’s unsolved disappearance from twenty years earlier. He decides to publish an investigative podcast drawing attention to the case before it goes as cold as his sister’s, but in the process uncovers a conspiracy that will shake Archangel to its core. Told as a series of investigative episodes, The TARN Conspiracy is perfect for fans of Twin Peaks, and The X-Files.
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9/26: Thicker Than Water
(Dramatised - Fanfiction)
Follow the Harland family as they try to survive the a world ravaged by a killer virus, pushing what is left of their humanity to the brink. They will face many tests as they figure out what it truly means to be thicker than water. An unofficial fancast audio drama based in the world of 'The Last of Us' taking place three years before the events of the first game with a whole new cast of characters.
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9/28: 100 Words of Astounding Beauty
(Fiction - Anthology)
A flash-fiction podcast where a handful of writers each make a story with a limited wordcount in a limited time. Each writer has just an audio prompt and five minutes to make a first draft. Then a fellow writer will give them the edits and suggestions they need to reach those final one hundred words. Created by Tom McNally for Red Button Audio.
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9/28: Gimme Da Loot
(RPG - Fantasy)
Gimme Da Loot is a lighthearted Dungeons and Dragons Actual Play podcast with a diverse cast of characters. After an accident involving lumberjacks and a mysterious artifact mystically binds them together, a group of strangers must search the Land of the Radiant Seas for answers. Arn Ocea is a homebrew setting where the Gods live on a glowing mountain in the center of the ocean and take part in big summer cross-overs, the Mercantile Guild's Winding Way's and SavePoints have facilitated rapid cultural and technological advancement, and Bernadette's Bounty Hunter and Banquet Services is having is best year on record. Expect Overconfident Rogues, Clerics with Impulse Control, Know-It-All Mages, Catty Barbarians, and a Ranger.
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9/28: Legends: A Superhero Story
(RPG - Superhero)
Legends: A Superhero Story is an actual play podcast, using the new Legends: Superhero Role Playing Game system, written and created by Jack and Chad Matchette. Set in New Olympus, our story takes place in a world of larger than life heroes and truly terrifying villains - grab your cape and leap into the never ending battle of good vs. evil. It’s time to become, Legends!
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9/28: Parkdale Haunt
(Dramatised - Horror)
Ever since Judith’s lifelong best friend, Claire Sterback, inherited a house from a biological family she never knew, things have begun to change. Claire has begun to change. It isn’t just that the house is full of cryptic notebooks, ominous scribblings on the wall, and a basement that is colder than it should be. It isn’t just that Claire abruptly up and left her live-in boyfriend and is now being stalked by a psychopathic realtor. Claire is… off. Claire is sleepwalking. Sometimes when Claire begins to speak, it isn’t her voice that comes out at all. Claire begins to obsess over a cult her biological family was a part of, The Family of Fire. As she gets closer to a secret at the heart of the old house in the Toronto neighborhood of Parkdale, she is also getting closer to losing herself. And after Claire goes missing, with the help of co-worker-turned-friend-Owen, Judith vies to track her down, even if it means diving into a history that may have been better left untouched. Even if it means dealing with spirits that really do not like her. Parkdale Haunt is about friendship and identity, trauma, cults, demons, and rituals, and, most frighteningly, the Toronto real estate market.
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9/28: Percy Jackson: The Audio Drama
(Dramatised - Fanfiction)
Twelve-year-old Percy Jackson is on the most dangerous quest of his life. With the help of a satyr and a daughter of Athena, Percy must journey across the United States to catch a thief who has stolen the original weapon of mass destruction — Zeus’ master bolt. Along the way, he must face a host of mythological enemies determined to stop him. Most of all, he must come to terms with a father he has never known, and an Oracle that has warned him of betrayal by a friend. The unofficial adaptation of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians book series.
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9/28: Stories and Sorcery
(RPG - Fantasy)
An actual play Dungeons And Dragons podcast from the creators of For The Story featuring Avery as Hank Howard, Paladin of Jesus Christ, Ryan as Makau, Circle of Stars Druid, Steve as Delcaro Mortis Hexblade of Malathus, and Dungeon Master Ash.
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9/28: The Jesting Journal
(Dramatised - Comedy)
Bringing you news that no one else will cover. Hosted by Marcel, a robot.
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9/28: Tower 4
(Dramatised - Horror)
Mike Archer is a newly appointed fire watcher in the Wyoming woods. While he's never done anything like this before, he needed something new after his mom passed. Now he hopes to spend his days in a tower above the trees looking for fires and working on his new book. But things aren't as quiet and peaceful as he hoped. Strange interference blasts over his radio at night and he starts seeing and hearing creepy noises in the woods. But are these odd occurrences actually happening or is he just going stir crazy?
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9/29: Appearances
(Fiction - Slice of life)
Sharon Mashihi brings you Appearances, a one woman audio show that straddles the line between fiction and truth. Appearances brings to life an Iranian American family and community through the real and fantastical mental machinations of Melanie Barzadeh. Melanie is in her mid 30’s and desires nothing more than to become a mother. The difficulty of finding the right partner seems to be directly connected to the struggles witnessed in her home throughout her entire childhood. As Sharon Mashihi voice-acts all the characters in one family, the depth of the love, pain, and struggle is felt with a visceral, profound compassion at every turn.
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9/30: Control
(Fiction - Erotica)
An original, erotic drama, based on a real Female Led Relationship.
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9/30: Don't Forget Your Towel
(RPG - Anthology)
Don't Forget Your Towel: Adventures Through Worlds is an actual-play podcast that takes you through different worlds, tones and play styles, with different cast members and self-contained adventures. We aim to play every RPG in existence (or die trying), bringing you as much RPG goodness as possible!
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9/30: DRAMA - An Aural Experience
(Dramatised - Anthology)
It Begins. Alvarez Keko Salazar Productions presents Poseidon Theatre Company’s (Featured in New York Times): DRAMA - an aural experience. Written by New York Times Best Selling Author Jeffrey James Keyes (Killer Chef with James Patterson). Enter into the world of the supernatural, paranormal, and mysterious in this new short story audio drama series, sonically designed for your headphones to create an unforgettable immersive audio experience. Episodes begin October 1st. Directed by Aaron Salazar (Featured in the New York Times, NY Post, NY Daily News, TimeOut New York & Wall Street Journal & Winner of Immersion Nation Award for Best Environmental Immersion 2019, & Best Shows and Experiences 2018 from No Proscenium). Original Score by Manuel Pelayo & Giancarlo Bonfanti The fall winds are whispering...in your ears...join us as we journey into the unknown. Recorded & Produced in New York City.
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9/30: Hope's Hearth
(RPG - Science fiction)
A gmless actual play podcast where friends explore identity, community, and the ways people find strength and love in dire situations. Friends Izze, Danielle, Lindsey, Amber, and Will, and sometimes guests, play games that require no game master, exploring themselves and the worlds they create. This podcast is 100% on its bullshit all the time.
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9/30: King Kirby
(Dramatised - Historical)
King Kirby follows the life of the man who created The Avengers, Fantastic Four, the X-Men, launching several multi- billion dollar franchises. But the most incredible fights of his life happened outside the pages of his comics. This Aeaea podcasting series asks, what happens when an artist doesn’t own his legacy, can he ever get it back?
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9/30: Positively African
(Dramatised - Anthology)
We create content and curate events that celebrate African stories and heritage. Using different mediums, from audio stories to theatre productions, we work with writers, storytellers, actors, publishers, illustrators, graphic designers, sound designers and musicians from across the continent on a range of projects with long-lasting social impact in the literary and performance space.
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9/30: Tates and Graves: Paranormal Detectives
(Dramatised - Comedy)
Average small-town dimwit, Penny Patterson, is swept into the dangerous and exotic world of legendary paranormal detectives Tates and Graves. As their ward she accompanies them as they do battle with shapeshifting spiders, discover a new species in the Himalayas and meet the Fishman. Using their fabulous mansion as a home base and travelling to distant, treacherous lands, Penny, Tates and Graves are keeping the world safe one mystery at a time. Brought to you from the minds of philanthropist genius' Jaime Jowono and Zac Hutchinson and performed by a rotating cast handpicked from the fringes of society. Tates and Graves' exciting adventures are chronicled in this titillating podcast!
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9/30: The Haunting of Haunted House
(Dramatised - Comedy)
A comedic parody about a begrudged butler who conjured up ghosts from the past to lure Opie, Betty, and their father, Ed back to the house.
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