69 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.

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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.

    We Are Going Up (Promotion Special)

    We Are Going Up (Promotion Special)

    In February 2021, Hornet Heaven’s chief steward embarrasses himself and must make amends in time for Watford’s promotion celebrations in April.

    • 10 min
    No Better Place (S15 E4)

    No Better Place (S15 E4)

    In 1929, down on earth, a former player watches Watford from the terraces at Vicarage Road, but the excitement proves too much. A dramatisation of a true story.

    • 20 min
    Mr Mainwood (S15 E3)

    Mr Mainwood (S15 E3)

    In 2002, a Watford fan arriving in Hornet Heaven needs help in acclimatising to the afterlife. 

    • 37 min
    The Road to Hornet Heaven (S15 E2)

    The Road to Hornet Heaven (S15 E2)

    In a post-apocalyptic future, a father and son search for what Watford Football Club has meant to them. A version of this story first appeared in the magazine YBR! (https://thewatfordtreasury.co.uk/ybr.html).The music is from Nick Cave and Warren Ellis's score for the original motion picture 'The Road'.

    • 8 min
    Troy Story (S15 E1)

    Troy Story (S15 E1)

    In February 2021, there’s an unexpected new arrival in Hornet Heaven. It’s Troy Deeney.

    • 41 min
    The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up (S14 E4)

    The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up (S14 E4)

    In December 2020, plans to celebrate a resident’s 100th anniversary in Hornet Heaven hit a problem.

    • 41 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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