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.
A Drunk Halloween Ghost Story
1:05:47While the miniseries and the third season are in production, we bring you a drunk halloween ghost story. The cursed episode, that tried to stay dead through multiple technical errors but we buried it in a particular cemetery and now it rises like a mog from the bog... Due to the aforementioned issues both technical and otherwise, the audio of this episode is a little quieter than usual. Please consider funding further episodes of the podcast here Or consider supporting Mark Nixon at his Patreon here
Bonus - Spooky Exams
1:00:44Mark & David delve into the terrifying world of British English Literature exams to test each other's knowledge on their Drunk Specials. Listeners are also updated on the progress of more episodes, David chews the scenery, Mark reveals his favourite listener and an accidental ASMR podcast is created. Fund further episodes of the podcast (and titivating plans) here Support Mark Nixon at his Patreon here
The Miniseries Trailer
0:46We are proud to present the trailer for our highly anticipated miniseries - an adaptation of Oscar Wilde's masterpiece: The Picture of Dorian Gray. Coming this summer. Starring Jake Benson, David Ault, Karim Kronfli, Ilana Charnelle, Mitesh Soni, Erika Sanderson & Mark Nixon. Music by Nico Vettesse.
Introducing The Grey Rooms
51:25While we are deep in production of our third season (and bonus content), we introduce our listeners to The Grey Rooms, the show Syfy.com calls, “Tales from the Crypt meets Quantum Leap”. Enjoy this full episode 'Venus Fly Trap' courtesy of our friends at The Grey Rooms. Catch up on the entire run of the Grey Rooms here or wherever you listen to podcasts, and tell them Shadows at the Door sent you. We'll see you, very soon...
S2E12 - Quem Infra Nos
1:40:29To celebrate achieving funding for a third season of Shadows at the Door, David Ault reads Mark Nixon's acclaimed short story 'Quem Infra Nos'. After the story, join Mark and David for a discussion of the tale plus the reveal of what comes next for the podcast... Please consider supporting our upcoming miniseries and buy us an Earl Grey here. Written by Mark Nixon Performance by David Ault Music by Nico Vetesse Production by Mark Nixon ©2018-2021 Shadows at the Door Publishing Intro (00:00:00) Story (00:02:12) Discussion (00:49:30) Credits (01:39:45)
S3 Update + Actor's Roundtable
1:25:44As we enter 2021, Mark brings you an update regarding the status of Season Three and long term plans for the podcast. Then Mark is joined by David Ault, Ilana Charnelle Gelbart, Jake Benson and Erika Sanderson for an Actor's Roundtable discussion. Place your bets to see how long it takes for it to become a farce... #MarkRoast Help us secure further episodes of Shadows at the Door here.
A Drunk Christmas Ghost Story
1:06:44Oh boy. For Drunk Ghost Stories V, join an incredibly drunk Mark and an incredibly helpful David for a Christmas Ghost Story. Christmas is the time to make merry and we just wrapped an ambitious second season, so please pass us the vodka and try to keep it away from the fire. Please consider helping us secure a third season by donating here #UrchinHealThyself
S2E11 - Settle Thy Studies
1:40:37In 'Settle Thy Studies' Professor Troughton's arm is twisted into hearing about Catchlove Hall, a Tudor building abandoned in the marshlands. But one name somehow echoes through those empty hallways, a singular and unmistakable name... Troughton. After the production join host Mark Nixon and David Ault for a discussion of this original story. Find out the important reason why this story takes place in Wales, learn some secrets about Professor Troughton and hear what message David and Mark have for any dogs in the room. Please consider supporting us to secure a third season of Shadows at the Door: The Podcast and buy us an Earl Grey here. Written by Mark Nixon Performances by David Ault, Ilana Charnelle Gelbart & Jake Benson Musical Score by Nico Vettesse Production by Mark Nixon ©2018-2020 Shadows at the Door Publishing Intro (00:00:00) Story (00:02:41) Discussion (00:47:47) Recommendation (01:30:20) - The Lucky Die Credits (01:39:45)
Convinced Disbeliever - The Troughton Stories
1:35:24It's no secret that the season two finale sees the return of Professor Geoffrey Troughton. In this bonus episode, enjoy all three of the good professor's stories thus far.. 00:00:00 - Intro 00:00:35 - Leave a Light On For Me 00:31:41 - Silent Warnings 00:59:44 - Blessed Be the Man 01:35:16 - Finale Title Reveal Please consider supporting us to fund further episodes of Shadows at the Door: The Podcast and buy us an Earl Grey here.
S2E10 - Bread & Salt
1:18:31In 'Bread & Salt' a woman attempts to find comfort in her grandmother's old log cabin and though she has never connected with her slavic heritage, something ancient is about to teach her a lesson none the less. After the production join host Mark Nixon and David Ault for a discussion of this original story and listen as Mark gives David some acting lessons. Also featuring discussion of how stories are chosen for the podcast, and a surprisingly vulnerable introspection. Please consider supporting us to fund further episodes of Shadows at the Door: The Podcast and buy us an Earl Grey here. Written by Mark Nixon Performances by Erika Sanderson, Jake Benson, David Ault & Ilana Charnelle Gelbart Musical Score by Nico Vettesse Production by Mark Nixon ©2018-2020 Shadows at the Door Publishing Intro (00:00:00) Story (00:02:13) Discussion (00:38:26) Recommendation (01:11:42) - Thirteen Podcast Credits (01:17:44)