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Shadows at the Door: The Podcast

Shadows at the Door Publishing

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Shadows at the Door: The Podcast
Shadows at the Door: The Podcast

Shadows at the Door: The Podcast

Shadows at the Door Publishing

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From Shadows at the Door Publishing comes a chilling new podcast, bringing to life a collection of macabre tales and spirited debate. Drawing on the haunted landscapes of classic folk horror, the podcast lifts the veil on some of your favourite ghost stories, and presents new fables throughout a series of macabre audio dramas. Shadows at the Door: The Podcast artfully showcases the unsettling, the unearthly, and the uncanny, with new tellings of beloved ghost stories, and spectral yarns created exclusively for the podcast by some of the most exciting writers in modern horror. Join presenter Mark Nixon and voice actor David Ault as they bring you ghoulish dramatisations, and discuss what makes the ghost story such a powerful, enduring force in cultures around the world.

Latest Episodes

Drunk Ghost Stories

EAs a special thank-you to our supporters, we present the long awaited Drunk Ghost Stories -- and we are so very sorry.

53 MIN1 w ago
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Drunk Ghost Stories

Episode Ten: There Was a Man Dwelt by a Churchyard

EEpisode Ten of Shadows at the Door: The PodcastWe return for a short bonus episode, producing M.R. James’ punchy ghost story ‘There Was a Man Dwelt by a Churchyard’.After the production, join Mark Nixon and David Ault as they discuss the future of the podcast as well as a discussion on folk lore, churchyards and benedictions.

32 MINJUN 27
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Episode Ten: There Was a Man Dwelt by a Churchyard

Q&A Special

EMark Nixon and David Ault answer your questions, and get rather British about the whole thing.

75 MINMAR 7
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Q&A Special

Episode Nine: Silent Warnings

EEpisode Nine of Shadows at the Door: The PodcastIn the season finale, Professor Troughton returns in ‘Silent Warnings’. Following the events of ‘Leave a Light On For Me’, Troughton returns to Warwick University to settle back into ordinary life. However a rather restless colleague is keen to invite Troughton back to his home, where he experiencing something quite insidious.After the production, join Mark Nixon and David Ault as they discuss Mark’s new story and David’s distinctive performance. They also muse on the future of the podcast, writing tips and Mark wonders if David’s performance was influenced by a famous astrophysicist…Written by Mark Nixon Performances by David Ault Music by Nico Vetesse Editing by Mark Nixon 2018-2019 Shadows at the Door PublishingIntro (00:00:47)Story (00:02:19)Discussion (00:30:11)Credits (01:06:20)Please consider supporting us to fund a second season of Shadows at the Door: The Podcast.Ko-Fi: https://ko-fi.com/B0B3PBHQSurvey: https://www.sur...

66 MINFEB 15
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Episode Nine: Silent Warnings

Episode Eight: Quicksilver Spirit

EEpisode Eight of Shadows at the Door: The PodcastIn this penultimate peril, guest writer Pete Alex Harris charts us into more gothic territory with his new ghost story that somehow feels like a classic.In ‘Quicksilver Spirit’ we are reminded never to meet your heroes or idols, as our protagonist stands on the threshold of both a stately home but also a dark secret.After the production, join Mark Nixon and David Ault as they discuss Pete’s story and delve into the excellent music that you hear each week. They also become strangely angry about a 2003 sci-fi action film and Mark unveils more of his repertoire of voices.Written by Pete Alex Harris Performances by David Ault Music by Nico Vetesse Editing by Mark Nixon 2018-2019 Shadows at the Door PublishingIntro (00:00:44)Story (00:02:08)Discussion (00:32:32)Credits (01:07:40)Please consider supporting us to fund a second season of Shadows at the Door: The Podcast.Ko-Fi: https://ko-fi.com/B0B3PBHQSurvey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.u...

68 MINFEB 8
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Episode Eight: Quicksilver Spirit

Episode Seven: Number 13

EEpisode Seven of Shadows at the Door: The PodcastFinally, an adaptation of a pleasing terror from the father of the modern ghost story: M.R. James. In ‘Number 13’ a travelling academic checks into his hotel and is amused at superstition of hotels not having a Room 13. Yet despite the manager’s insistence, there is a number 13 and something is inside…After the production, join Mark and David to learn more about M.R. James and also the horrors of having to sing when the script demands it!Written by M.R. James Adapted by Mark Nixon Performances by David Ault Music by Nico Vetesse Editing by Mark Nixon 2018-2019 Shadows at the Door Publishing Intro (00:00:45) Story (00:02:24) Discussion (00:26:43) Credits (00:54:30)

55 MINFEB 1
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Episode Seven: Number 13

The Future of the Podcast

Mark and David address the spooky elephant in the room. A brief update as we step outside of our comfort zone to reflect on the season so far and answer the burning question about the future of the podcast. Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/SZ6NSFD Ko-Fi: https://ko-fi.com/B0B3PBHQ Book: https://www.shadowsatthedoor.com/store/shadows-at-the-door-hardback-anthology Thanks for listening!

12 MINJAN 31
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The Future of the Podcast

Episode Six: Pit Village

EEpisode Six of Shadows at the Door: The Podcast In 'Pit Village', a story very close to home for writer Mark Nixon, a young social worker moved into his first home. He finds that village life is small and quiet, and the neighbours are incredibly nosey, and what are they hiding exactly? After the production join host Mark Nixon and David Ault for a spirited discussion of the story and a collection of tangents with subjects including Mark's accent, LGBT representation and another confession from David Ault... Written by Mark Nixon Performances by David Ault Music by Nico Vetesse Editing by Mark Nixon 2018-2019 Shadows at the Door Publishing

60 MINJAN 25
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Episode Six: Pit Village

Episode Five: Winter Wings

EEpisode Five of Shadows at the Door: The Podcast. In 'Winter Wings', an unscrupulous collector finds a rare and mysterious board game. Once he finally gets his hands on it, his luck begins to turn sour and he begins to notice the ever present caw of crows behind him… After the audio drama, join host Mark Nixon and David Ault for a spirited discussion of the story and a variety of topics including how to get ‘delicious rain’ and what they really thought of Gerry… Written by Christopher Long Performances by David Ault Music by Nico Vetesse Editing by Mark Nixon 2018-2019 Shadows at the Door Publishing 2018-2019 ‘Winter Wings’ Christopher Long

64 MINJAN 18
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Episode Five: Winter Wings

Episode Four: The Signalman

EEpisode Four of Shadows at the Door: The Podcast. In 'The Signalman', possibly the greatest ghost story of all time, a tormented signalman is visited by a passing stranger. But why does he mistrust the stranger, and why can he not take his eyes from the tunnel mouth outside his signal box? After the production join host Mark Nixon and David Ault for a spirited discussion of the story and a collection of confessions... Written by Charles Dickens Adapted by Mark Nixon Performances by David Ault Music by Nico Vetesse Editing by Mark Nixon 2018-2019 Shadows at the Door Publishing

47 MINJAN 11
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Episode Four: The Signalman

Latest Episodes

Drunk Ghost Stories

EAs a special thank-you to our supporters, we present the long awaited Drunk Ghost Stories -- and we are so very sorry.

53 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Drunk Ghost Stories

Episode Ten: There Was a Man Dwelt by a Churchyard

EEpisode Ten of Shadows at the Door: The PodcastWe return for a short bonus episode, producing M.R. James’ punchy ghost story ‘There Was a Man Dwelt by a Churchyard’.After the production, join Mark Nixon and David Ault as they discuss the future of the podcast as well as a discussion on folk lore, churchyards and benedictions.

32 MINJUN 27
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Episode Ten: There Was a Man Dwelt by a Churchyard

Q&A Special

EMark Nixon and David Ault answer your questions, and get rather British about the whole thing.

75 MINMAR 7
Comments
Q&A Special

Episode Nine: Silent Warnings

EEpisode Nine of Shadows at the Door: The PodcastIn the season finale, Professor Troughton returns in ‘Silent Warnings’. Following the events of ‘Leave a Light On For Me’, Troughton returns to Warwick University to settle back into ordinary life. However a rather restless colleague is keen to invite Troughton back to his home, where he experiencing something quite insidious.After the production, join Mark Nixon and David Ault as they discuss Mark’s new story and David’s distinctive performance. They also muse on the future of the podcast, writing tips and Mark wonders if David’s performance was influenced by a famous astrophysicist…Written by Mark Nixon Performances by David Ault Music by Nico Vetesse Editing by Mark Nixon 2018-2019 Shadows at the Door PublishingIntro (00:00:47)Story (00:02:19)Discussion (00:30:11)Credits (01:06:20)Please consider supporting us to fund a second season of Shadows at the Door: The Podcast.Ko-Fi: https://ko-fi.com/B0B3PBHQSurvey: https://www.sur...

66 MINFEB 15
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Episode Nine: Silent Warnings

Episode Eight: Quicksilver Spirit

EEpisode Eight of Shadows at the Door: The PodcastIn this penultimate peril, guest writer Pete Alex Harris charts us into more gothic territory with his new ghost story that somehow feels like a classic.In ‘Quicksilver Spirit’ we are reminded never to meet your heroes or idols, as our protagonist stands on the threshold of both a stately home but also a dark secret.After the production, join Mark Nixon and David Ault as they discuss Pete’s story and delve into the excellent music that you hear each week. They also become strangely angry about a 2003 sci-fi action film and Mark unveils more of his repertoire of voices.Written by Pete Alex Harris Performances by David Ault Music by Nico Vetesse Editing by Mark Nixon 2018-2019 Shadows at the Door PublishingIntro (00:00:44)Story (00:02:08)Discussion (00:32:32)Credits (01:07:40)Please consider supporting us to fund a second season of Shadows at the Door: The Podcast.Ko-Fi: https://ko-fi.com/B0B3PBHQSurvey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.u...

68 MINFEB 8
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Episode Eight: Quicksilver Spirit

Episode Seven: Number 13

EEpisode Seven of Shadows at the Door: The PodcastFinally, an adaptation of a pleasing terror from the father of the modern ghost story: M.R. James. In ‘Number 13’ a travelling academic checks into his hotel and is amused at superstition of hotels not having a Room 13. Yet despite the manager’s insistence, there is a number 13 and something is inside…After the production, join Mark and David to learn more about M.R. James and also the horrors of having to sing when the script demands it!Written by M.R. James Adapted by Mark Nixon Performances by David Ault Music by Nico Vetesse Editing by Mark Nixon 2018-2019 Shadows at the Door Publishing Intro (00:00:45) Story (00:02:24) Discussion (00:26:43) Credits (00:54:30)

55 MINFEB 1
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Episode Seven: Number 13

The Future of the Podcast

Mark and David address the spooky elephant in the room. A brief update as we step outside of our comfort zone to reflect on the season so far and answer the burning question about the future of the podcast. Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/SZ6NSFD Ko-Fi: https://ko-fi.com/B0B3PBHQ Book: https://www.shadowsatthedoor.com/store/shadows-at-the-door-hardback-anthology Thanks for listening!

12 MINJAN 31
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The Future of the Podcast

Episode Six: Pit Village

EEpisode Six of Shadows at the Door: The Podcast In 'Pit Village', a story very close to home for writer Mark Nixon, a young social worker moved into his first home. He finds that village life is small and quiet, and the neighbours are incredibly nosey, and what are they hiding exactly? After the production join host Mark Nixon and David Ault for a spirited discussion of the story and a collection of tangents with subjects including Mark's accent, LGBT representation and another confession from David Ault... Written by Mark Nixon Performances by David Ault Music by Nico Vetesse Editing by Mark Nixon 2018-2019 Shadows at the Door Publishing

60 MINJAN 25
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Episode Six: Pit Village

Episode Five: Winter Wings

EEpisode Five of Shadows at the Door: The Podcast. In 'Winter Wings', an unscrupulous collector finds a rare and mysterious board game. Once he finally gets his hands on it, his luck begins to turn sour and he begins to notice the ever present caw of crows behind him… After the audio drama, join host Mark Nixon and David Ault for a spirited discussion of the story and a variety of topics including how to get ‘delicious rain’ and what they really thought of Gerry… Written by Christopher Long Performances by David Ault Music by Nico Vetesse Editing by Mark Nixon 2018-2019 Shadows at the Door Publishing 2018-2019 ‘Winter Wings’ Christopher Long

64 MINJAN 18
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Episode Five: Winter Wings

Episode Four: The Signalman

EEpisode Four of Shadows at the Door: The Podcast. In 'The Signalman', possibly the greatest ghost story of all time, a tormented signalman is visited by a passing stranger. But why does he mistrust the stranger, and why can he not take his eyes from the tunnel mouth outside his signal box? After the production join host Mark Nixon and David Ault for a spirited discussion of the story and a collection of confessions... Written by Charles Dickens Adapted by Mark Nixon Performances by David Ault Music by Nico Vetesse Editing by Mark Nixon 2018-2019 Shadows at the Door Publishing

47 MINJAN 11
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Episode Four: The Signalman