15 episodes

A sci-fi comedy-drama putting surreal new spins on classic speculative fiction. When George Orwell and H. G. Wells accidentally double-book a getaway cottage, an argument about tea escalates into an aeon-spanning adventure of time travel and political machination. A full cast audio drama from award-winning writer Robin Johnson.

Untrue Stories Robin Johnson

    • Fiction
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

A sci-fi comedy-drama putting surreal new spins on classic speculative fiction. When George Orwell and H. G. Wells accidentally double-book a getaway cottage, an argument about tea escalates into an aeon-spanning adventure of time travel and political machination. A full cast audio drama from award-winning writer Robin Johnson.

    1. A Nice Cup of Tea

    1. A Nice Cup of Tea

    George Orwell has rented a Scottish cottage to complete his final novel. Unfortunately, he's been double-booked with the very last person he'd choose a holiday with.

    • 14 min
    2. The Wheels of Chance

    2. The Wheels of Chance

    H. G. Wells takes a wrong turn on his time-travelling bicycle, and finds that he and Orwell have both lost their bets.

    • 16 min
    3. Battle Ground

    3. Battle Ground

    Wells and Julia have changed the future, but can they be sure they've changed it for the better? No.

    • 13 min
    4. How a Nation Is Exploited

    4. How a Nation Is Exploited

    How a power-crazed junta of 20th-century dystopian authors overthrew Western democracy — and what went wrong.

    • 18 min
    5. Man Becomes a Different Animal

    5. Man Becomes a Different Animal

    Wells arrives in a distant future where humanity as we know it is extinct. How will he get his bicycle repaired now?

    • 17 min
    6. The Wonderful Visit

    6. The Wonderful Visit

    Orwell, Wells and their pals gather in 1948 for the astonishing season finale.

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

K-Moyan-K ,

An excellent comedy

I really enjoyed binging this show. Absurdly funny, well acted and well produced

leanneegg ,

Wholeheartedly recommend!

Untrue Stories is a hilarious, wonderfully chaotic surreal comedy that made my literature-nerd heart sing. If you have even the most basic knowledge of classic sci-fi, you won’t regret giving this a listen. My only advice is don’t listen while anywhere it might be frowned upon to accidentally laugh out loud

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