Ghostly Recommends

Below is a list of great podcasts we’ve listened to (in no particular order)! Scottish fiction podcasts are marked with a *.

The Magnus Archives – Genuinely creepy horror anthology.

Fun fact #1: This podcast helped me over the line into vegetarianism (nope, not joking).

Fun fact #2: This podcast made me realise I might be able to do a podcast too!

*A Scottish podcast – A darkly humorous comedy-horror that anyone Scottish (like myself) will appreciate.

Wooden Overcoats – Deliciously funny shenanigans at a family run funeral parlour.

The Amelia Project – In my top 3 podcasts of all time. About the goings on of an enigmatic service that fakes clients’ deaths.

Wrong Station – A diverse and hauntingly told horror anthology series.

The Lost Cat Podcast – The weird and wonderful journey of a narrator looking for his cat. Alernatively, the wild hallucinations of an alcoholic looking for his probably non-existent cat.

Welcome to Night Vale – I don’t feel the need to add a synopsis because this is the Godfather of most podcasts. Even I’d heard of it from under my podcast-less rock.

The White Vault – A classic multi-cast audio drama focusing on some unfortunate individuals trapped in an arctic outpost.

Mirrors – A mystery involving 3 woman over different centuries and the things they can all see.

*Middle:Below – An adorable horror-comedy about a world not everyone can see and the things that escape from it.

On a Dark Cold Night – a hauntingly beautiful storytelling series.

The Deca Tapes – An amazingly gripping mystery with one of the most satsifying resolutions.

They Walk Among us – A UK true crime podcast that makes gym sessions zoom by.

The Storage Papers – A horror anthology podcast from the owner of an old storage unit which contains witness statements of the paranormal.

Olive Hill

Mission Rejected – The haphazard adventures of understudy special agents.

Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories – if you need a synopsis, I’m worried.

Victoriocity – Detective comedy drama set in very steampunk-esque alternative Victorian London.

*Glasgow Ghost Stories – what I can only describe as paranormal flash audio fiction.

The Trail Went Cold – True crime investigating missing persons or unsolved murders.

*The Aletheian Society – another fantastic Scottish based comedy-horror podcast set in Victorian Glasgow.

Rose Drive – A gripping mystery about a man looking for answers in his estranged hometown.

Mabel – a series of voicemails from a carer to her charge’s grandaughter about the strange goings on in the house

The Tower* – another brilliant bit of storytelling from the creators of Middle:Below about a woman who decied to climb an enigmatic and potentially dangerous tower.

Caledonian Gothic* – an anthology horror series that will truly terrify you to your soul, especially if you live in Scotland.

Death by Dying – a fantastic and heart-warming podcast about a town’s obituary writer as he investigates recent deaths.

Haunted Hell House of Horror – a comedy podcast about a group of people who work in a haunted house.

How i Died – stories about a forensic pathologist who solves crimes by speaking to the ghosts of the victim, who’s body he’s going to examine.

Podcasts everyone and their dog has heard of and I’ve also listened to:

Limetown (now a TV series)

Fun fact #3: The first podcast I ever listened to!

Alice isn’t Dead


The Black Tapes

The No Sleep Podcast – another Godfather of fiction podcasts.

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