58 episodes

Winner of the Silver award for Best Sport Podcast at the British Podcast Awards 2017

HORNET HEAVEN is an audio sitcom about being a football fan for life - and beyond.

The setting is an afterlife paradise that's reserved for Watford fans after they pass away. It turns out that Watford fans aren't just Watford 'til they die. They're Watford for all eternity.

Fans in Hornet Heaven get to see every Watford game for the rest of time. They can also go back and watch any Watford match from the past, over and over again. You could say it's to die for.

Start with Series 1 Episode 1 (S1 E1) for an entertaining blend of football fact and character-based comedy drama that brings to life the reality of supporting a football club forever.

Hornet Heaven Hornet Heaven

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    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

Winner of the Silver award for Best Sport Podcast at the British Podcast Awards 2017

HORNET HEAVEN is an audio sitcom about being a football fan for life - and beyond.

The setting is an afterlife paradise that's reserved for Watford fans after they pass away. It turns out that Watford fans aren't just Watford 'til they die. They're Watford for all eternity.

Fans in Hornet Heaven get to see every Watford game for the rest of time. They can also go back and watch any Watford match from the past, over and over again. You could say it's to die for.

Start with Series 1 Episode 1 (S1 E1) for an entertaining blend of football fact and character-based comedy drama that brings to life the reality of supporting a football club forever.

    Afternoon of the Living Dead (S13 E3)

    Afternoon of the Living Dead (S13 E3)

    In summer 2012, Laurence Bassini’s terrifying ownership of Watford FC has an apocalyptic effect on Hornet Heaven.

    • 34 min
    Marvellous Mapps (S13 E2)

    Marvellous Mapps (S13 E2)

    In October 2020, Hornet Heaven makes contact with Adrian Mariappa after he leaves the club — to say goodbye and thank you. 

    (To help create this tribute to a Watford legend, we sampled an interview with Mapps by Simon Preston of Reggae Boyz Commentary from earlier this year.)

    • 14 min
    Homeless (S13 E1)

    Homeless (S13 E1)

    In September 2020, the absence of fans from Vicarage Road has a deep impact on Hornet Heaven.

    • 24 min
    My Life Story (S12 E4)

    My Life Story (S12 E4)

    The ups and downs of one man’s 56 years as a Watford FC supporter. 

    • 29 min
    That's Entertainment! (S12 E3)

    That's Entertainment! (S12 E3)

    In May 2020, a new arrival in Hornet Heaven is reluctant to reveal the truth about his past.

    • 42 min
    Four Seasons (S12 E2)

    Four Seasons (S12 E2)

    Hornet Heaven stages a 1970s-style chat show as light entertainment during the 2020 Coronavirus lockdown. 

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

WD1881 ,

Pure joy

Loving these Watford stories, great characters, very funny, bring back tons of fantastic memories.

GNagesh ,

One of the best and most creative football podcasts

Ollie is clearly one of the most knowledgeable and devoted (and talented) Hornets fans out there. Hornets heaven is a little bit different but if you’re into it, it’s one of the coolest podcasts about being a soccer fan.

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