11 episodes

Rosamund Pike stars as Edith Wilson in "Edith!" a scripted comedy podcast exploring the untold true-ish story of America's secret First Female President.
After President Woodrow Wilson suffered a massive, paralyzing stroke in the White House, Edith Wilson did the unthinkable: she told no one. And for almost a year following the end of World War I, Edith Wilson acted as the de facto unelected President. She would sign documents as him. She would fire people as him. She would even cause international incidents as him. And all along the way, enemies both internal and external, inched closer to finding out her secret. New episodes every Thursday.

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    • 4.5 • 1.7K Ratings

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Rosamund Pike stars as Edith Wilson in "Edith!" a scripted comedy podcast exploring the untold true-ish story of America's secret First Female President.
After President Woodrow Wilson suffered a massive, paralyzing stroke in the White House, Edith Wilson did the unthinkable: she told no one. And for almost a year following the end of World War I, Edith Wilson acted as the de facto unelected President. She would sign documents as him. She would fire people as him. She would even cause international incidents as him. And all along the way, enemies both internal and external, inched closer to finding out her secret. New episodes every Thursday.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Two Old Ghosts | Episode 1

    Two Old Ghosts | Episode 1

    "Waging a war against half the globe has been really stressful for me."
    Sure World War I is over, but the brutal war inside the White House has only just begun. And the unelected traitor in the President's midst might not be who you think it is.
    ~~
    From QCODE, makers of fantastic audio fiction. Visit QCODEMedia.com to learn more. And, check out some of our other shows including: The Left Right Game with Tessa Thompson, Borrasca with Cole Sprouse, Blackout with Rami Malek, Soft Voice with Naomi Scott. 

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    • 34 min
    Welcome to the Dollhouse | Episode 2

    Welcome to the Dollhouse | Episode 2

    "This is the Navy. We don’t let thousands of foreigners get slaughtered unless it’s in America’s best interest."
    Unbeknownst to the public, America has a brand new president. But an international incident might plunge the country back into war before Edith can even veto her first bill.
    ~~
    From QCODE, makers of fantastic audio fiction. Visit QCODEMedia.com to learn more. And, check out some of our other shows including: The Left Right Game with Tessa Thompson, Borrasca with Cole Sprouse, Blackout with Rami Malek, Soft Voice with Naomi Scott. 

    Listen to this episode uninterrupted (without ads in the middle) with QCODE+ on Apple Podcasts. QCODE+ subscribers also enjoy special bonus episodes which include conversations with the creators of the show. For more information visit QCODE+

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    • 33 min
    Au Revoir, Sword | Episode 3

    Au Revoir, Sword | Episode 3

    "Yeah, you’re right. Ghosts don’t exist. And you can’t be in love with them."
    A decades-old sex scandal finally bubbles back to the surface, and Edith is left with no choice but to meet Woodrow's former lover face to face.
    ~~
    From QCODE, makers of fantastic audio fiction. Visit QCODEMedia.com to learn more. And, check out some of our other shows including: The Left Right Game with Tessa Thompson, Borrasca with Cole Sprouse, Blackout with Rami Malek, Soft Voice with Naomi Scott. 

    Listen to this episode uninterrupted (without ads in the middle) with QCODE+ on Apple Podcasts. QCODE+ subscribers also enjoy special bonus episodes which include conversations with the creators of the show. For more information visit QCODE+

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    • 32 min
    Fall in Winter | Episode 4

    Fall in Winter | Episode 4

    "Do you think they’ll ever stop calling it New Mexico? You know, when it’s been around for a while?"
    After weeks of rumors about the President's health, a cowboy Senator stops by the White House to see for himself. Unluckily for Edith, he isn't the only surprise guest today.
    ~~
    From QCODE, makers of fantastic audio fiction. Visit QCODEMedia.com to learn more. And, check out some of our other shows including: The Left Right Game with Tessa Thompson, Borrasca with Cole Sprouse, Blackout with Rami Malek, Soft Voice with Naomi Scott. 

    Listen to this episode uninterrupted (without ads in the middle) with QCODE+ on Apple Podcasts. QCODE+ subscribers also enjoy special bonus episodes which include conversations with the creators of the show. For more information visit QCODE+

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    • 32 min
    Men Like Myself | Episode 5

    Men Like Myself | Episode 5

    "People will applaud anything as long as you end it with the words, ‘America,’ and ‘Thank you.’”
    After weeks of bad press surrounding the departure of Secretary Lansing, Edith has no choice but to help orchestrate America's very first Presidential puff piece.
    ~~
    From QCODE, makers of fantastic audio fiction. Visit QCODEMedia.com to learn more. And, check out some of our other shows including: The Left Right Game with Tessa Thompson, Borrasca with Cole Sprouse, Blackout with Rami Malek, Soft Voice with Naomi Scott. 

    Listen to this episode uninterrupted (without ads in the middle) with QCODE+ on Apple Podcasts. QCODE+ subscribers also enjoy special bonus episodes which include conversations with the creators of the show. For more information visit QCODE+

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    • 30 min
    Veiled Threats | Episode 6

    Veiled Threats | Episode 6

    "The White House loves giving out phony titles to socialites and friends! I know this one guy, they called him Secretary of the Interior."
    The long awaited vote on the League of Nations is just days away, and President Wilson is back in charge. And Edith is... thrilled? Yeah, let's go with thrilled.
    ~~
    From QCODE, makers of fantastic audio fiction. Visit QCODEMedia.com to learn more. And, check out some of our other shows including: The Left Right Game with Tessa Thompson, Borrasca with Cole Sprouse, Blackout with Rami Malek, Soft Voice with Naomi Scott. 

    Listen to this episode uninterrupted (without ads in the middle) with QCODE+ on Apple Podcasts. QCODE+ subscribers also enjoy special bonus episodes which include conversations with the creators of the show. For more information visit QCODE+

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    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
1.7K Ratings

1.7K Ratings

PJChi ,

Holds a top spot

Seriously one of the best written and acted podcast I’ve listen to. Phenomenal.

rewrww ,

Absolute Favorite Podcast

The creators of this podcast absolutely nail the balance between historical storytelling and charming, self-aware humor. I like audio dramas but it seems that they are all in the sci-fi/mystery/crime thriller arena, so this factionalized historical tale, was an amazing change and a real treat. Perfectly written and perfectly acted! I have listened to it twice and regularly check back to see if they’re doing another season. Perhaps another episode from US history? Please?

Bethc1415 ,

Loved it

Rosamund Pike is a gem. It was a fun ride with Edith, and poignant and sweet and sad at times. Two thumbs up.

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