187 episodes

Sit back and listen to some of the most engaging stories to have appeared in Reader’s Digest magazine.

RD Talks brings you the real-life unforgettable crime investigations, dramas in real life, and inspirational and heart-warming moments you’ve come to expect from the magazine. Each one will amaze, stir your emotions and have you celebrating the courage of everyday heroes.

From sinister brutal husband/wife murder mystery, The Case of the Missing Keys, to the tear-jerking story of a sweet natured baby boy in Family for Freddie, who finally finds the perfect loving home just in time for Christmas.

There’s also a terrifying tale of survival in Crocodile Attack, a freak hot air balloon accident in Ascent to Terror, and The Man Who Wouldn’t Die, that sees a hard-working family man start a normal day at work only to face the horror of being encased with bitumen. Will he survive?

But it doesn’t end there. Dozens of real life tales will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Carefully selected and recorded by the team at Reader’s Digest (Australia) magazine, episodes range from 10-30 minutes.

RD Talks Reader's Digest Australia

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 11 Ratings

Sit back and listen to some of the most engaging stories to have appeared in Reader’s Digest magazine.

RD Talks brings you the real-life unforgettable crime investigations, dramas in real life, and inspirational and heart-warming moments you’ve come to expect from the magazine. Each one will amaze, stir your emotions and have you celebrating the courage of everyday heroes.

From sinister brutal husband/wife murder mystery, The Case of the Missing Keys, to the tear-jerking story of a sweet natured baby boy in Family for Freddie, who finally finds the perfect loving home just in time for Christmas.

There’s also a terrifying tale of survival in Crocodile Attack, a freak hot air balloon accident in Ascent to Terror, and The Man Who Wouldn’t Die, that sees a hard-working family man start a normal day at work only to face the horror of being encased with bitumen. Will he survive?

But it doesn’t end there. Dozens of real life tales will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Carefully selected and recorded by the team at Reader’s Digest (Australia) magazine, episodes range from 10-30 minutes.

    An unexpected musical journey

    An unexpected musical journey

    A poster helped guide this music lover to fulfil a dream. First published June 2022. Writte by Ray Maddison. Read by Zoë Meunier.

    • 6 min
    Will you be my grandparents?

    Will you be my grandparents?

    Bill and Arlene were the most amazing neighbours ever. I've got a certificate on my wall to prove it. First published in US Reader's Digest January 2022. Written by Katelynn Martinez. Read by Zoë Meunier.

    • 6 min
    Sixth sense

    Sixth sense

    Friends said she should put her dog to sleep. He was old and ill, and now he was acting strangely. First published July 2003. Written by Chris Bohjalian. Read by Zoë Meunier.

    • 9 min
    Night terror

    Night terror

    As residents slept, much of a Florida condominium building collapsed, killing scores and sending survivors fleeing for their lives. But amid the rubble and dust, heroes appeared as neighbour reached out to neighbour. First published April 2022. Written by Kelli Kennedy. Read by Zoë Meunier.

    • 13 min
    Volunteer on an archaelogical dig

    Volunteer on an archaelogical dig

    Discover what really goes on when you volunteer to take part in an archaeological dig. First published May 2022. Written by Gil Davis from The Conversation. Read by Zoë Meunier.

    • 6 min
    Trapped at the bottom of the sea

    Trapped at the bottom of the sea

    His air-supply cord severed, commercial diver Chris Lemons had minutes to live. First published March 2022. Written by Simon Hemelryk. Read by Zoë Meunier.

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

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