15 episodes

Claysville - a colonial town in Massachusetts, founded in the 17th Century by the wealthy and influential Clayton family. However, some say there is a curse on the family, as not a generation has gone by without horrible tragedy. Time and time again, the family pulls itself up, and time and time again the fates break them back down. It seems an endless cycle. Things have been relatively quiet since 1971, but it is not the tranquility of peace - rather, it feels like the calm before the storm.



When local psychiatrist Mark McCain suspects the arrival of a supernatural presence in Claysville, the rumbles of that storm approach. The evil that seemed to be slumbering now stirs, and the calm begins to break down as the modern Clayton family is once again eclipsed by dark shadows from centuries gone by. Can the curse be overcome, or will the shadows of their dark past consume the Clayton family once and for all?



Immerse yourself in the tale of the ill-fated Clayton family in an original gothic horror drama podcast.

Shadows of a Dark Past Ando Valentine

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    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

Claysville - a colonial town in Massachusetts, founded in the 17th Century by the wealthy and influential Clayton family. However, some say there is a curse on the family, as not a generation has gone by without horrible tragedy. Time and time again, the family pulls itself up, and time and time again the fates break them back down. It seems an endless cycle. Things have been relatively quiet since 1971, but it is not the tranquility of peace - rather, it feels like the calm before the storm.



When local psychiatrist Mark McCain suspects the arrival of a supernatural presence in Claysville, the rumbles of that storm approach. The evil that seemed to be slumbering now stirs, and the calm begins to break down as the modern Clayton family is once again eclipsed by dark shadows from centuries gone by. Can the curse be overcome, or will the shadows of their dark past consume the Clayton family once and for all?



Immerse yourself in the tale of the ill-fated Clayton family in an original gothic horror drama podcast.

    Interlude 5: Shackled to the Chaos of Might

    Interlude 5: Shackled to the Chaos of Might

    In Gabrielle's captivity, Andrew reveals that he knows she put the Vampire Curse on Zachariah Clayton, and tells her hates her.

    • 10 min
    Episode 10: No Fallen Angels May Fly

    Episode 10: No Fallen Angels May Fly

    Mark worries about Andrew, and Alison worries about Mark. But when Mark goes to visit Stanford, he finds Andrew has returned.

    • 16 min
    Episode 9: Awakening the Sleeping Devil

    Episode 9: Awakening the Sleeping Devil

    Mark and Alison conduct a seance to contact the spirit of Zachariah Clayton, hoping he can help them find Andrew and Gabrielle.

    • 16 min
    Interlude 4: The Innocent Never Wear White

    Interlude 4: The Innocent Never Wear White

    Holly scolds Toby in the hospital, and tries to convince him to accept Andrew fully into the family.

    • 7 min
    Episode 8: The Graver the Wound

    Episode 8: The Graver the Wound

    After being called by David Clayton in the middle of the night, Mark searches the First Home for the missing Toby and Andrew.

    • 18 min
    Episode 7: The Deeper We Delve

    Episode 7: The Deeper We Delve

    Andrew and Toby explore the First Home after Toby reveals that Zachariah Clayton lived there many years ago.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

Potato Lady Bex ,

*The sound of a door slowly creaking open*

This is an audio drama that brought me right back to my days of playing point-and-click adventure games on my desktop PC. It's fun, it's spooky, it's just the right amount of camp. The story drew me in from the start, and I had a really good time listening.

Listen now!! ,

Listen now. Don't wait!

This is a great young podcast. Inventive and thoughtful while being very entertaining. Great cast, scripts, and direction.
A great start for what will be a great podcast.
Support the arts!!!!

robmeh ,

Another great Audio drama

Just finished the first episode really looking forward to hearing more. Give this one a shot.

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