42 episodes

Storyteller & audio dramatist Marty Ross (BBC, Audible, Wireless Theatre, Big Finish, Kisses In The Dark podcast) presents and performs a series of magical, mysterious and sometimes creepy tales from the Scottish Isle of Arran, where Ross lives, in a series of shows that started life as presentations for Ross's weekly show Winter’s Tales on ArranSound radio. Listeners have requested the chance to listen to the stories over and above their twice weekly broadcasts. So here they are!

Magic Island Storytelling Theatre: Strange Tales From The Isle Of Arran: Ghost & fairy tales & more‪.‬ Marty Ross

    • Fiction

Storyteller & audio dramatist Marty Ross (BBC, Audible, Wireless Theatre, Big Finish, Kisses In The Dark podcast) presents and performs a series of magical, mysterious and sometimes creepy tales from the Scottish Isle of Arran, where Ross lives, in a series of shows that started life as presentations for Ross's weekly show Winter’s Tales on ArranSound radio. Listeners have requested the chance to listen to the stories over and above their twice weekly broadcasts. So here they are!

    THE GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST Episode Four of Four

    THE GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST Episode Four of Four

    Here's the dramatic conclusion of this four part ghostly thriller set here on the Isle of Arran back in Victorian times. Homeless Mary's dream come true of being offered shelter for the holiday season in a grand house on the island has turned to nightmare....

    • 1 hr 2 min
    THE GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST Episode Three of Four

    THE GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST Episode Three of Four

    Continuing this repeat performance for my Victorian ghost story, set here on the Isle of Arran. Homeless Mary has accepted an uncommon offer of hospitality in a snowbound house on the island. But there's a catch to her host's generosity... encounters with terrible dangers, both human and supernatural.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    THE GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST Episode Two of Four

    THE GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST Episode Two of Four

    Continuing this repeat performance of my Victorian ghost story set, by this stage in the tale, on snowy Arran. Homeless Mary has accepted an offer of shelter from a mysterious benefactor, who has taken her to his isolated home on the Isle of Arran, where he has a story to tell about his reasons for extending such uncommon hospitality....

    • 1 hr 12 min
    THE GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST - Episode One of Four

    THE GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST - Episode One of Four

    Haven't had the chance to create any new episodes - sorry - I'm up to my neck in work as a writer for Audible, dramatizing Charles Dickens for exec producer Sam Mendes and co. - Oliver Twist out now, starring Brian Cox, Daniel Kaluuya and Nicola Coughlan, with two more to follow. In the meantime, as compensation, here's a second outing for my somewhat Dickensian Christmas ghost story set in Victorian Glasgow. It's in four episodes, and here's episode one....

    • 1 hr 1 min
    21st CENTURY POE: FALLING FOR THE USHERS Ep. 3 - REVENANT

    21st CENTURY POE: FALLING FOR THE USHERS Ep. 3 - REVENANT

    And here it is, the dramatic and downright horrific final episode of my three part contemporary Glaswegian version of a classic tale by Edgar Allan Poe. Our backdrop is Glasgow's contemporary art scene, but the outcome of the story is as dark and Gothic as the E.A. Poe original....

    • 1 hr 3 min
    21st CENTURY POE: FALLING FOR THE USHERS Ep. 2: Romance - ?

    21st CENTURY POE: FALLING FOR THE USHERS Ep. 2: Romance - ?

    Here's episode 2 of my three part reimagining of a classic tale by Edgar Allan Poe, shifting the setting to the modern art scene in contemporary Glasgow. This is the audio version of a show I performed to great acclaim at the London Horror and Edinburgh Fringe festivals to considerable acclaim. But you can enjoy the drama and chills in your own private headspace by way of this audio version....

    • 40 min

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