10 episodes

Flickering lights… Clanging metal… A sudden, cold rush of air… Parcast Network’s all-new original series is here—and with it, the scariest, most hair-raising ghost stories ever imagined. Join host Alastair Murden as he reaches into the cob-webbed collection of ghost stories from all over the world and brings to life a new, heart-racing tale every Thursday. 

Haunted Places: Ghost Stories is a Spotify Original from Parcast. It premieres October 1st, with new episodes every week. Listen free on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts!

Haunted Places: Ghost Stories Parcast

    • True Crime
    • 4.5 • 322 Ratings

Flickering lights… Clanging metal… A sudden, cold rush of air… Parcast Network’s all-new original series is here—and with it, the scariest, most hair-raising ghost stories ever imagined. Join host Alastair Murden as he reaches into the cob-webbed collection of ghost stories from all over the world and brings to life a new, heart-racing tale every Thursday. 

Haunted Places: Ghost Stories is a Spotify Original from Parcast. It premieres October 1st, with new episodes every week. Listen free on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts!

    The Wind in the Rose-Bush

    The Wind in the Rose-Bush

    In this American tale by Mary Wilkins Freeman, a teacher visits the home of her niece and begins to suspect that the girl's domineering stepmother is hiding a deadly secret.

    • 32 min
    The Phantom Coach Pt. 2

    The Phantom Coach Pt. 2

    After leaving the home of a peculiar scientist, James Murray is accompanied by the scientist's servant to catch a mail coach that will take him home. As the two men travel through the snowy moors to meet the coach, they make a strange and sinister discovery.

    • 30 min
    The Phantom Coach Pt. 1

    The Phantom Coach Pt. 1

    When a young man becomes lost in a blizzard during a hunting trip, he finds shelter in the home of a reclusive scientist whose supernatural beliefs make for unsettling conversation… 

    • 31 min
    A Ghostly Wife

    A Ghostly Wife

    Based on an Indian folktale recorded by the Reverend Lal Behari Dey, this tale follows a husband whose domestically challenged bride turns into the perfect housewife... at a demonic cost.

    • 34 min
    The Specter Bridegroom

    The Specter Bridegroom

    Inspired by writer Robert Hunt’s telling of a classic folktale, this is the story of a lovelorn woman who is taken on a terrifying horseback ride by a spectral vision of her long-lost beau.

    • 33 min
    A School Story

    A School Story

    One of famous English horror writer M.R. James’ most classic tales, A School Story follows a teenage boy in boarding school as he slowly becomes aware of a dark presence that's stalking his Latin teacher.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
322 Ratings

322 Ratings

marisa+bassam ,

Great 6 stars !!!

Definitely worth a listen !

Forexgal ,

The BEST!

I listen to almost all the podcasts that Alastair stars, but this is my favorite of all! Keep up the great work!

MichelCooper ,

Alastair Murden

Mr Murden has a singular voice and inflection, perfect for audio stories. Highly recommend. Content is deeply interesting. Love this podcast!

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