14 episodes

From Shadows at the Door Publishing comes a chilling new podcast, bringing to life a collection of macabre tales and spirited debate. Drawing on the haunted landscapes of classic folk horror, the podcast lifts the veil on some of your favourite ghost stories, and presents new fables throughout a series of macabre audio dramas. Shadows at the Door: The Podcast artfully showcases the unsettling, the unearthly, and the uncanny, with new tellings of beloved ghost stories, and spectral yarns created exclusively for the podcast by some of the most exciting writers in modern horror. Join presenter Mark Nixon and voice actor David Ault as they bring you ghoulish dramatisations, and discuss what makes the ghost story such a powerful, enduring force in cultures around the world.

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From Shadows at the Door Publishing comes a chilling new podcast, bringing to life a collection of macabre tales and spirited debate. Drawing on the haunted landscapes of classic folk horror, the podcast lifts the veil on some of your favourite ghost stories, and presents new fables throughout a series of macabre audio dramas. Shadows at the Door: The Podcast artfully showcases the unsettling, the unearthly, and the uncanny, with new tellings of beloved ghost stories, and spectral yarns created exclusively for the podcast by some of the most exciting writers in modern horror. Join presenter Mark Nixon and voice actor David Ault as they bring you ghoulish dramatisations, and discuss what makes the ghost story such a powerful, enduring force in cultures around the world.

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    • 53 min
    Episode Ten: There Was a Man Dwelt by a Churchyard

    Episode Ten: There Was a Man Dwelt by a Churchyard

    Episode Ten of Shadows at the Door: The PodcastWe return for a short bonus episode, producing M.R. James’ punchy ghost story ‘There Was a Man Dwelt by a Churchyard’.After the production, join Mark Nixon and David Ault as they discuss the future of the podcast as well as a discussion on folk lore, churchyards and benedictions.

    • 32 min
    Q&A Special

    Q&A Special

    Mark Nixon and David Ault answer your questions, and get rather British about the whole thing.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Episode Nine: Silent Warnings

    Episode Nine: Silent Warnings

    Episode Nine of Shadows at the Door: The PodcastIn the season finale, Professor Troughton returns in ‘Silent Warnings’. Following the events of ‘Leave a Light On For Me’, Troughton returns to Warwick University to settle back into ordinary life. However a rather restless colleague is keen to invite Troughton back to his home, where he experiencing something quite insidious.After the production, join Mark Nixon and David Ault as they discuss Mark’s new story and David’s distinctive performance. They also muse on the future of the podcast, writing tips and Mark wonders if David’s performance was influenced by a famous astrophysicist…Written by Mark Nixon

    Performances by David Ault

    Music by Nico Vetesse

    Editing by Mark Nixon

    ©2018-2019 Shadows at the Door PublishingIntro (00:00:47)Story (00:02:19)Discussion (00:30:11)Credits (01:06:20)Please consider supporting us to fund a second season of Shadows at the Door: The Podcast.Ko-Fi: https://ko-fi.com/B0B3PBHQSurvey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/SZ6NSFD

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Episode Eight: Quicksilver Spirit

    Episode Eight: Quicksilver Spirit

    Episode Eight of Shadows at the Door: The PodcastIn this penultimate peril, guest writer Pete Alex Harris charts us into more gothic territory with his new ghost story that somehow feels like a classic.In ‘Quicksilver Spirit’ we are reminded never to meet your heroes or idols, as our protagonist stands on the threshold of both a stately home but also a dark secret.After the production, join Mark Nixon and David Ault as they discuss Pete’s story and delve into the excellent music that you hear each week. They also become strangely angry about a 2003 sci-fi action film and Mark unveils more of his repertoire of voices.Written by Pete Alex Harris

    Performances by David Ault

    Music by Nico Vetesse

    Editing by Mark Nixon

    ©2018-2019 Shadows at the Door PublishingIntro (00:00:44)Story (00:02:08)Discussion (00:32:32)Credits (01:07:40)Please consider supporting us to fund a second season of Shadows at the Door: The Podcast.Ko-Fi: https://ko-fi.com/B0B3PBHQSurvey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/SZ6NSFD

    Book: https://www.shadowsatthedoor.com/store/shadows-at-the-door-hardback-anthology

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Episode Seven: Number 13

    Episode Seven: Number 13

    Episode Seven of Shadows at the Door: The PodcastFinally, an adaptation of a pleasing terror from the father of the modern ghost story: M.R. James. In ‘Number 13’ a travelling academic checks into his hotel and is amused at superstition of hotels not having a Room 13. Yet despite the manager’s insistence, there is a number 13 and something is inside…After the production, join Mark and David to learn more about M.R. James and also the horrors of having to sing when the script demands it!Written by M.R. James

    Adapted by Mark Nixon

    Performances by David Ault

    Music by Nico Vetesse

    Editing by Mark Nixon

    ©2018-2019 Shadows at the Door Publishing

    Intro (00:00:45)
    Story (00:02:24)
    Discussion (00:26:43)
    Credits (00:54:30)

    • 55 min

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