Bingeworthy Podcasts

As some of you may know, I’m addicted to podcasts. They’re free, can be tailored to pretty much any subject the listener is interested in and are essentially the audio equivalent of a good TV show; far too easy to binge.

I’ve bene getting through a few of them at a rate of knots so thought I’d share what I’ve been listening to in case anyone has the urge or fancies something new/different. I’m always on the lookout for something new and different, especially in the fiction/audio drama side of things. So if you have any hidden gems, do let me know!

I use the app ‘Podcast Addict’ but am almost certain all of the podcasts listed can be found on most podcast streaming services.

Fiction Audio Dramas

The Bright Sessions

Bright sessions

The Bright Sessions is a science fiction podcast that follows a group of therapy patients. But these are not your typical patients – each has a unique supernatural ability. The show documents their struggles and discoveries as well as the motivations of their mysterious therapist, Dr. Bright.

Bridgewater

Bridgewater

Starring Mischa Collins and Nathan Fillion:

Folklore professor Jeremy Bradshaw is pulled into the mysterious 1980 disappearance of his police officer father, Thomas, by new evidence that threatens to upend decades of certainty. Along the way, he’s helped by some unlikely partners who challenge everything he believes in, and ultimately tries to answer the question: can the past actually be rewritten?

Together with his father’s former partner, retired Detective Anne Becker, Jeremy must chase the clues that will tell him whether his father really did fall victim to a Satanic cult in the Bridgewater Triangle—or something much more dark and unexplainable.

Non-Fiction Podcasts

No Such Thing As A Fish

Fish

Comedy fact podcast brought to you by the QI Elves (writers/fact hunters behind the popular British comedy show QI.

Each week Dan, James, Anna and Andy discuss their favourite facts unearthed in the past seven days.

The Infinite Monkey Cage

Monkey Cage

A comedy podcast revolving around science where comedian Robert Ince and physicist Prof Brian Cox, along with special guests, discuss a variety of topics across the course the series.

Casting Through Ancient Greece

Casting Through Ancient Greece

The Casting Through Ancient Greece podcast series is for newcomers to Greek history, as well as those with an already developed interest in Greek history. The series will focus on telling the story of Ancient Greek history from Pre-Historic times all the way through to the beginning of the Hellenic period (just after Alexander the Great’s death).

Unexplained

Unexplained

Unexplained is a haunting story-based podcast in which host and creator Richard MacLean Smith explores a different unexplained mystery each week – often to terrifying effect.

With each episode, MacLean Smith leads the listener on an atmospheric journey through the strange and eerie, taking in everything from bizarre tales of supposed time-slips, vanishings and UFOs to chilling unexplained deaths and dabblings in the occult.

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