64 episodes

From ghostly phantoms to UFOs, Danny Robins investigates real-life stories of paranormal encounters. So, are you Team Believer or Team Sceptic?
Written and presented by Danny Robins
Editor and Sound Designer: Charlie Brandon-King
Music: Evelyn Sykes
Theme Music by Lanterns on the Lake
Produced by Danny Robins and Simon Barnard
A Bafflegab and Uncanny Media production for BBC Radio 4

Uncanny BBC Podcasts

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6 • 45 Ratings

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From ghostly phantoms to UFOs, Danny Robins investigates real-life stories of paranormal encounters. So, are you Team Believer or Team Sceptic?
Written and presented by Danny Robins
Editor and Sound Designer: Charlie Brandon-King
Music: Evelyn Sykes
Theme Music by Lanterns on the Lake
Produced by Danny Robins and Simon Barnard
A Bafflegab and Uncanny Media production for BBC Radio 4

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    S4. Case 10: Arthur’s House

    S4. Case 10: Arthur’s House

    When Danny gets a call from his old friend Sarah describing a terrifying experience she had at her cousin Kerrie’s house, it leads him to Montecito, California, a beautiful coastal enclave, home to celebrities such as Oprah and Harry and Meghan. Kerrie grew up living opposite cantankerous old neighbour Arthur, and when he dies, Kerrie buys the cottage. It’s everything you could want from a home, except for one thing - Arthur is seemingly still there, and he doesn’t like Kerrie living in his house. Can Kerrie make peace with him?
    Written and presented by Danny Robins
    Experts: Christopher French and Jeff Belanger
    Editing and sound design: Charlie Brandon-King
    Music: Evelyn Sykes
    Theme music by Lanterns on the Lake
    Script editor: Dale Shaw
    Development producer: Sarah Patten
    Production manager: Tam Reynolds
    Commissioning executive: Paula McDonnell
    Commissioning editor: Rhian Roberts
    Produced by Danny Robins and Simon Barnard
    A Bafflegab and Uncanny Media production for BBC Radio 4

    • 28 min
    S4. Case 9: The Labor Day UFO

    S4. Case 9: The Labor Day UFO

    On 1st September 1969, multiple witnesses see lights in the sky above Massachusetts. Some of those witnesses, all of them children at the time, subsequently claim to have been abducted. What really happened that night?
    Written and presented by Danny Robins
    Experts: Nick Pope and Benjamin Radford
    Editing and sound design: Charlie Brandon-King
    Music: Evelyn Sykes
    Theme music by Lanterns on the Lake
    Development producer: Sarah Patten
    Production manager: Tam Reynolds
    Commissioning executive: Paula McDonnell
    Commissioning editor: Rhian Roberts
    Produced by Danny Robins and Simon Barnard
    A Bafflegab and Uncanny Media production for BBC Radio 4

    • 28 min
    S4. Case 8: What Lies Beyond

    S4. Case 8: What Lies Beyond

    A double bill of two haunting and intriguing new cases. An emergency responder in rural Maine receives an impossible 911 call, and a Kansas funeral home where the dead won't stay dead.
    Written and presented by Danny Robins
    Experts: Nilufar Ahmed and Morgan Knudsen
    Editing and sound design: Charlie Brandon-King
    Music: Evelyn Sykes
    Theme music by Lanterns on the Lake
    Script editor: Dale Shaw
    Development producer: Sarah Patten
    Production manager: Tam Reynolds
    Commissioning executive: Paula McDonnell
    Commissioning editor: Rhian Roberts
    Produced by Danny Robins and Simon Barnard
    A Bafflegab and Uncanny Media production for BBC Radio 4

    • 28 min
    S4. Case 7: The Burnt Man

    S4. Case 7: The Burnt Man

    Myke is visited by a nightmarish apparition as a child. The experience is so troubling that he is haunted afterwards by vivid memories of what he saw that night. But as Myke grows older, he begins to wonder why the apparition appeared to him. Could the answer lie in the house they lived in?
    Written and presented by Danny Robins
    Expert: Ciaran O'Keeffe
    Editing and sound design: Charlie Brandon-King
    Music: Evelyn Sykes
    Theme music by Lanterns on the Lake
    Script editor: Dale Shaw
    Development producer: Sarah Patten
    Production manager: Tam Reynolds
    Commissioning executive: Paula McDonnell
    Commissioning editor: Rhian Roberts
    Produced by Danny Robins and Simon Barnard
    A Bafflegab and Uncanny Media production for BBC Radio 4

    • 28 min
    S4. Case 6: Case Update

    S4. Case 6: Case Update

    In this special case update, Danny unpacks your questions and theories about the series so far, from voodoo spirits and mangy bears to rude microwaves. And we meet a brand-new witness.
    Written and presented by Danny Robins
    Editing and sound design: Charlie Brandon-King
    Music: Evelyn Sykes
    Theme music by Lanterns on the Lake
    Development producer: Sarah Patten
    Production manager: Tam Reynolds
    Commissioning executive: Paula McDonnell
    Commissioning editor: Rhian Roberts
    Produced by Danny Robins and Simon Barnard
    A Bafflegab and Uncanny Media production for BBC Radio 4

    • 29 min
    S4. Case 5: The Mystery of Willow Creek

    S4. Case 5: The Mystery of Willow Creek

    Alaskan huntsman Fred and his cousin and uncle are trapped in a cabin in the Alaskan wilderness, seemingly surrounded by terrifying creatures, resembling the local folk stories about Bigfoot or “the Hairy Man”. Can they escape with their lives?
    Also, Danny ventures to Humboldt County, site of some of America’s most famous alleged Bigfoot sightings, to talk to resident Native Americans about their ancient beliefs in these creatures and their own experiences. Is this a great American myth or could there really be a secret, undetected species living in the USA?
    Written and presented by Danny Robins
    Experts: Deborah Hyde and Lyle Blackburn
    Editing and sound design: Charlie Brandon-King
    Music: Evelyn Sykes
    Theme music by Lanterns on the Lake
    Script editor: Dale Shaw
    Development producer: Sarah Patten
    Production manager: Tam Reynolds
    Commissioning executive: Paula McDonnell
    Commissioning editor: Rhian Roberts
    Produced by Danny Robins and Simon Barnard
    A Bafflegab and Uncanny Media production for BBC Radio 4

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
45 Ratings

45 Ratings

Hetiyeti ,

Love it

Very entertaining and intriguing. I do find the sceptics a bit patronising at times and their explanations were sometimes a bit flimsy. Danny is a fantastic host.

Rosey9697 ,

Super scary

I usually listen to podcasts as I go to sleep, but this one had my eyes wide open in fear .. super scary !

SiNZ--1 ,

Presenter has no incredulity

The problem with this show is its one-sided lack of balance. The witness is “successful and cool” so MUST be telling the truth is one claim. The witness is in the RAF so can’t be wrong is another. The presenter is so desperate to believe it imbalances the concept of an objective examination.

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