Audio Drama for Pessimists

Audio Drama for Pessimists Podcast

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...

DAW of the Dead
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 A Sco...

The All New 'A Scottish Podcast' Prequel
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....

Cargo
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....


A Scottish Podcast | E05
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 S...

A Scottish Podcast | E04
A new discovery is making the headlines in Scotland, but it isn't what you might think....

A Scottish Podcast | E03
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....


A Scottish Podcast | E02
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....

A Scottish Podcast | E01
Three years after the events of "Why Kat & Doug Don't Get Along", DJ Lee and musician Doug are reunited in Edinburgh....


Kraken Mare
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?...

Necromancer
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?...

Time is Money
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 Ros...


This is not Dr Who fan fiction
A short collection of tales with absolutely no connection to each other, reoccurring theme, or daleks....

Captive Minds
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....

Why Kat & Doug Don't Get Along
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 flyi...


What on Earth
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....

Blind Spot
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....

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


Who's There?
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....