Fiction – United Kingdom – Recommended podcasts

  • Simon Mayo and Matt Williams invite the world's finest authors in for a chat. Plus the best unpublished work and your reviews.

  • A series of adventures! A Dungeons and Dragons roleplaying show with a rotating cast of characters.

  • A Voice From Darkness is a horror & dark fantasy audio drama in the form of a call-in radio show. Join parapsychologist Dr. Malcolm Ryder as he helps those who witness and suffer the supernatural and the strange.

    Kristin Holland as Dr. Malcolm Ryder
    Written & Produced by Jac Rhys

  • Your weekly fix of brand new stories written specially by today’s best writers. Brought to you by BBC Radio 4, home of the Modern Short Story.

  • Every Friday we bring you a new drama from BBC Radio 4 or Radio 3. Exercise your imagination with some of the best writers and actors on radio. Storytelling at its very best.

  • Bamalam Productions: Providing a platform and vehicle for new creative talent.
    Content perfect for those who don't have time to stop. Just press play. Listen and enjoy.
    A collection of audio dramas written by contemporary writers and performed by new acting talent. Connecting new talent across the world with the performing industry.

  • Featuring six original songs and starring YouTube star Kurt Hugo Schneider, international singing sensation Madilyn Bailey, a host of Broadway stars, and a cameo by two-time Golden Globe winner Kathleen Turner, The Thursday Night Club is a podcast listening experience that might make all of your Christmases brighter. Four college best friends, inspired by a fifth, embark on a “contest” to perform the best good deed in the spirit of Christmas. In the process, their lives change in ways they never could have anticipated. Is it possible to live the Christmas spirit all year long? Listen to The Thursday Night Club and find out. All six episodes available November 18.

  • Earth's shattered future. Humanity's natural resources have been exhausted. A young drone delivery pilot receives a mysterious package from her estranged father and is catapulted on a journey of cosmic self-discovery. Coexistence is an immersive cinematic audio drama best experienced on headphones. Listener discretion is advised. @CoexistencePod

  • A Horror Podcast Experience brought to you by Alberto Voglino (a.k.a. RubberToe) and Dean of the Dead Horror's Hot Sauces, to chill your senses with a hefty dose of dread!

    Here you will find original horror audio dramas fully produced and voice acted, in a format reminiscent of some of the greatest anthology horror shows ever made such as Creepshow and The Twilight Zone.

    Turn your lights off and let yourself be transported to a place of terror, from which you might never return!

  • The Infinite Bad is a comedy-horror roleplaying podcast from Definitely Human. In the aftermath of World War I, four strangers find themselves caught in a web of evil beyond their reckoning. To survive, they must band together despite their differences and unravel the grisly mysteries that entangle them. Written and games mastered by veteran roleplayer Giorgio Mariani, The Infinite Bad is a weekly descent into horror and silliness. The nightmare begins with The Secret of Drakelow Hall.

  • A fiction show about a Korean American son (Joel Kim Booster) who wants to come out to his mom (Esther Moon), but can't because they don't speak the same language.

  • Alternative Stories and Fake Realities is a podcast designed to promote new and original audio drama, poetry and writing from across the English speaking world. Working with themes we will produce high quality content aimed at providing new perspectives on existing stories and ideas as we bring fresh and original writing into the world. We will use actors and writers from the United Kingdom and North America to offer a trans-Atlantic feel to our work. Content will be added when ready rather than on a strict week-by-week or month-by-month basis. Please check out our website https://alternativestories.com/

  • Cynan Jones' electrifying series set in the very near future - a future a little, but not quite, like our own.

  • An open platform for original audio drama and comedy from writers and performers across the world

  • Short story series by Jon McGregor set in the Peak District.

  • Welcome to our new scifi comedy audiodrama 'Pod To Pluto' and say hello to Jemima Belafonte and her sarcastic Pod computer, as they try and keep each other company during a very long 4.6 billion mile trip to Pluto to go turn off a lightbulb. Written by Peter Richard Adams. Starring Laura England and Wayne Russell.

  • Take a trip back to swinging London in the early 1970s and meet Roy Steel, ex - big game hunter, and Lorrimer Chesterfield, a brain in the shape of a man. Together they are The Monster Hunters. Their mission: to protect the country from vampires, werewolves and a whole pantheon of unmentionable terrors! Taking its cue from the classic period of British horror and adventure, the 1960s and 70s, The Monster Hunters is a comedy adventure series written by and starring Peter Davis and Matthew Woodcock.

  • What happens when a truck driver picks up a loaded trailer, but has no idea whatโ€™s really inside? Tony, Grammy, and Emmy award winner Cynthia Erivo journeys down a dark and lonely highway in this original scripted thriller from QCODE and creator Dan Blank. With immersive audio techniques that create a dimensional listening experience, the audience is strongly advised to use caution, wear headphones if possible, and listen... carefully.Written and Directed by Dan Blank. Carrier is a QCODE production.New episodes every Tuesday through August 20th!

  • 100 years after L. Frank Baum's saga that began with The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the Gale Family Farm sits abandoned in what's left of the great Kansas prairies. After her parents' messy divorce, Jessi Hugson and her mother move to Dorothy's old neighborhood for a new beginning. Things were already off to a shaky start, but when Jessi and her cousin Wallace find a jewel-studded bracelet in Dorothy's front yard...things get twisted. Twister'd, even.