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Audio Drama for Pessimists

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Rank #156 in Drama category

Fiction
Comedy Fiction
Drama
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It's another day closer to the grave, so pull up a stool and grab yourself a half-empty pint of bitter audio drama with a disappointing finish. Actually, there's no real point. Everyone always dies at the end. Go and listen to something else instead. One of those "entrepreneur" shows or something...

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It's another day closer to the grave, so pull up a stool and grab yourself a half-empty pint of bitter audio drama with a disappointing finish. Actually, there's no real point. Everyone always dies at the end. Go and listen to something else instead. One of those "entrepreneur" shows or something...

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18 Ratings
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12
3
0
2
1

Love love love this podcast

By Shaushau - Aug 17 2019
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Please can we have more

Love love love

By phaserbreakfast - Apr 18 2018
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Wonderfully produced short stories! I loved every single one of them, and oddly, especially the shortest ones. If you’re between AD binges, shove these up your arse-er... uh... ear holes.

iTunes Ratings

18 Ratings
Average Ratings
12
3
0
2
1

Love love love this podcast

By Shaushau - Aug 17 2019
Read more
Please can we have more

Love love love

By phaserbreakfast - Apr 18 2018
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Wonderfully produced short stories! I loved every single one of them, and oddly, especially the shortest ones. If you’re between AD binges, shove these up your arse-er... uh... ear holes.

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Audio Drama for Pessimists

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It's another day closer to the grave, so pull up a stool and grab yourself a half-empty pint of bitter audio drama with a disappointing finish. Actually, there's no real point. Everyone always dies at the end. Go and listen to something else instead. One of those "entrepreneur" shows or something...

The Funeral

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A short creepy tale, narrated by Julie Hoverson. Written by Matthew McLean. Music by Tom Cusack.

Sep 16 2011

7mins

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Who's There?

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Someone is creeping around the house. Short narrated horror from 2011, with voices from Michael Hudson, Neil Colquhoun, and Robert Cudmore. Music by Tom Cusack.

Aug 09 2011

6mins

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Blind Spot

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A short drama set in (West) Germany, circa 1989. Montgomery Hubbard rents a room at the airport hotel.

Written and Produced by Robert Cudmore of Yap Audio Production.

Starring Jack Kincaid, Robert Cudmore, Tanja Milojevic and Michael Hudson.

Nov 14 2012

5mins

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A Scottish Podcast | E03

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Lee and Doug explore the vaults and tunnels underneath Edinburgh. They're in search of answers, but all they seem to find is more questions. 

May 27 2016

9mins

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A Scottish Podcast | E02

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Lee and Doug head under the streets of Edinburgh to investigate an ancient vault. The pair plan to record episode one of Lee's new podcast - The Terror Files. 

With thanks to Kevin Parr, who stars as the night watchman. 

May 19 2016

9mins

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A Scottish Podcast | E01

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Three years after the events of "Why Kat & Doug Don't Get Along", DJ Lee and musician Doug are reunited in Edinburgh. 

May 08 2016

9mins

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What You Can't See

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Jan 13 2016

5mins

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Kraken Mare

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Nine years ago the Wells-Dyson satellite picked up images of what appears to be some sort of wreckage on the floor of Titan's biggest hydrocarbon ocean - Kraken Mare. 

The discovery prompted eccentric billionaire Jennifer Barrie to fast-track an expedition to the mysterious moon of Saturn. 

The three British astronauts who have just arrived in Titan's orbit have only one job - find out what's lying under Kraken Mare. 

And potentially answer one of humanity's biggest questions.

Are we alone in the universe? 

Dec 17 2015

26mins

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Necromancer

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An electrician works out a way to reanimate corpses and have them perform basic tasks.

Will it end well?

Have any of our stories ended well? 

Feb 14 2015

13mins

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Time is Money

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Sci-fi tale that begins 500 years from now on board a dank, sprawling space station, where petty thief and protagonist Rose is caught up in the web of dodgy antique dealer Mr Jennings, who sends her back in time to present day Edinburgh. Her mission, once back on ‘Old Earth’ (now uninhabitable after the great nuclear war of 2166) will be to retrieve a painting and bring it back to the future, where Jennings has already agreed its sale with a dangerous and powerful mafia boss.

Starring,

Katie McNulty, as Rose

Karim Kronfli, as Jennings

Rosemary Stanford, as Kelly

Jim Balfour, as Blinky

Robert Cudmore, as Gav

Michael Leslie, as Levi

Tanja Milojevic, as Bex

Kevin Parr, as Guido

Owen McCuen, as the video narrator

And Cameron MacBeth, as the guard

Sound effects, music, and ambience by Blastwave FX (Themes & transitions), Kevin MacLeod ('Old Timey' - educational video), and Martin Matheny ('Break in', 'Jennings' office', 'Blinky's Workshop', and 'Preparing to Travel')

Artwork by Kessi Rilinki

Dec 02 2014

22mins

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Who's There?

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Someone is creeping around the house. Short narrated horror from 2011, with voices from Michael Hudson, Neil Colquhoun, and Robert Cudmore. Music by Tom Cusack.

Aug 09 2011

6mins

Play

The Funeral

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A short creepy tale, narrated by Julie Hoverson. Written by Matthew McLean. Music by Tom Cusack.

Sep 16 2011

7mins

Play

Blind Spot

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Read more

A short drama set in (West) Germany, circa 1989. Montgomery Hubbard rents a room at the airport hotel.

Written and Produced by Robert Cudmore of Yap Audio Production.

Starring Jack Kincaid, Robert Cudmore, Tanja Milojevic and Michael Hudson.

Nov 14 2012

5mins

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What on Earth

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Earth's alien Overlords are reviewing the human situation, and they're not too pleased. Written and produced by M.McLean & R.Cudmore.

Starring M.McLean, R.Cudmore & C.Sneddon.

Music by J.S Bach, Silvermash & Ross McLean.

Sound effects produced by Yap Audio, as well as resources gathered on www.freesound.org from users hasselblad22334455, herbertboland, viorelvio, soundmary & conleec.

May 14 2013

19mins

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Why Kat & Doug Don't Get Along

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Scots duo Green Cloak took the British music industry by storm with the release of their debut album ‘Cheese’, but as a very public feud breaks out between the two a, follow up album seems unlikely. Washed up local radio DJ Lee steps in to lend a hand, but are his efforts doing more harm than good?

Starring, in order of appearance

R. Cudmore, C. Sneddon, M. McLean, R. Venters, J. Balfour, L. Blackwood.

Music

Our Smallest Adventures - Now I have a machine gun, ho ho ho. Helsinki Syndrome, You don't like flying

Kevin MacLeod/Incompetech – Controlled Chaos ,Airport Lounge

Ghost Order - Familiar Ground

Written & produced by M. McLean of Yap Audio Production.

Sound effects were created by Yap Audio, as well as resources gathered on freesound.org from the following users.

Wniebelski, makosan, Master sound effects, Ifartinurgeneraldirection, panikko, pillonoise, ondrosik, bates8590, carbilicon, drewsifstalin, mzui, fonogeno.

Artwork by Craig Thomson

Oct 21 2013

14mins

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Captive Minds

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As a lifelong gamer, Dan's dream has always been to land a job at Captive Minds Game Studios. Today he's off for an interview, one that will change his life - forever.

Starring Jim Balfour, Robert Cudmore, & Julia McBay. Written and produced by Matthew McLean.

Oct 19 2014

4mins

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This is not Dr Who fan fiction

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A short collection of tales with absolutely no connection to each other, reoccurring theme, or daleks.

Oct 30 2014

15mins

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Time is Money

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Sci-fi tale that begins 500 years from now on board a dank, sprawling space station, where petty thief and protagonist Rose is caught up in the web of dodgy antique dealer Mr Jennings, who sends her back in time to present day Edinburgh. Her mission, once back on ‘Old Earth’ (now uninhabitable after the great nuclear war of 2166) will be to retrieve a painting and bring it back to the future, where Jennings has already agreed its sale with a dangerous and powerful mafia boss.

Starring,

Katie McNulty, as Rose

Karim Kronfli, as Jennings

Rosemary Stanford, as Kelly

Jim Balfour, as Blinky

Robert Cudmore, as Gav

Michael Leslie, as Levi

Tanja Milojevic, as Bex

Kevin Parr, as Guido

Owen McCuen, as the video narrator

And Cameron MacBeth, as the guard

Sound effects, music, and ambience by Blastwave FX (Themes & transitions), Kevin MacLeod ('Old Timey' - educational video), and Martin Matheny ('Break in', 'Jennings' office', 'Blinky's Workshop', and 'Preparing to Travel')

Artwork by Kessi Rilinki

Dec 02 2014

22mins

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Necromancer

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An electrician works out a way to reanimate corpses and have them perform basic tasks.

Will it end well?

Have any of our stories ended well? 

Feb 14 2015

13mins

Play

Kraken Mare

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Nine years ago the Wells-Dyson satellite picked up images of what appears to be some sort of wreckage on the floor of Titan's biggest hydrocarbon ocean - Kraken Mare. 

The discovery prompted eccentric billionaire Jennifer Barrie to fast-track an expedition to the mysterious moon of Saturn. 

The three British astronauts who have just arrived in Titan's orbit have only one job - find out what's lying under Kraken Mare. 

And potentially answer one of humanity's biggest questions.

Are we alone in the universe? 

Dec 17 2015

26mins

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What You Can't See

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Jan 13 2016

5mins

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A Scottish Podcast | E01

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Three years after the events of "Why Kat & Doug Don't Get Along", DJ Lee and musician Doug are reunited in Edinburgh. 

May 08 2016

9mins

Play

A Scottish Podcast | E02

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Lee and Doug head under the streets of Edinburgh to investigate an ancient vault. The pair plan to record episode one of Lee's new podcast - The Terror Files. 

With thanks to Kevin Parr, who stars as the night watchman. 

May 19 2016

9mins

Play

A Scottish Podcast | E03

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Lee and Doug explore the vaults and tunnels underneath Edinburgh. They're in search of answers, but all they seem to find is more questions. 

May 27 2016

9mins

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A Scottish Podcast | E04

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A new discovery is making the headlines in Scotland, but it isn't what you might think. 

Jul 08 2016

8mins

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A Scottish Podcast | E05

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Lee releases episode 1 of his podcast, with a little help from Doug and Jane. He's feeling good about things, but that might not last. 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT - NO MORE ASP EPISODES WILL APPEAR ON THIS FEED - GO TO SCOTTISHPODCAST.COM FOR THE REST

We’ll be continuing to put out short stories and one off audio dramas here, as and when we make them, so please stay subscribed.

But if you want any more episodes of A Scottish Podcast – and hopefully you’re enjoying the story – then you just need to pop over to ScottishPodcast.com and subscribe to the show’s brand new feed.

That feed will be exclusively for Scottish Podcast episodes, and they won’t be available anywhere else. Not even here.

So if you want to find out what dark secrets lie under the streets of Edinburgh, make sure you subscribe to the new feed! 

Jul 31 2016

11mins

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Cargo

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A small group of humans wake up on board an alien space craft. They soon discover that the ship's crew and other passengers are all dead.

But they're not the only beings who are still alive. Something else is on board with them.

Something deadly.

Oct 31 2016

26mins

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The All New 'A Scottish Podcast' Prequel

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A New Beginning. Literally. 

We decided to make a new prequel for A Scottish Podcast. Here's why

Former radio DJ Lee Power tells a local student radio station why he turned his back on the industry to launch a paranormal investigation podcast.

Jul 29 2018

8mins

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DAW of the Dead

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There is a new software for working with sound. Whether you are an aspiring podcaster, professional studio engineer, or live electronic musician, ZannTech is the answer to everything you need.

ZannTech is a powerful way to create and it will change your life. Users lucky enough to get an early access trial are just...dying...to unleash it on the world. Written by Ali Maloney, Matthew McLean, Libby Thomas, David Deveraux.  11th Hour Audio Productions presents a collaboration featuring performaces by

Sound Design and Music by David Deveraux

Produced using ZannTech Audio

Jun 13 2019

21mins

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