Shadows at the Door: The Podcast
S2E04 - Message in a Bottle

S2E04 - Message in a Bottle

July 31, 2020

In 'Message in a Bottle' a couple find a grimy old bottle washed up by the tide. But what's inside? Why is one of them so obsessed with finding out? And what will happen when he does? 
After the production hosts Mark Nixon and David Ault welcome special guest Gemma Amor for a spirited discussion of the story and a collection of tangents with subjects including how David would kill potential rivals, how Romans dealt with petty squabbles and listeners can even witness a mutiny unfold...

Written by Gemma Amor 

Performances by David Ault

Music by Nico Vetesse
Tracks 'Out of This' and 'Play Nice' kindly provided by Ilana Charnelle, you can enjoy these tracks and more of her amazing music here.

Production by Mark Nixon

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Disclaimer & Intro (00:00:00)
Story (00:02:01)
Discussion (00:26:08)
Credits (00:59:31)

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S2E03 - Canon Alberic’s Scrapbook

S2E03 - Canon Alberic’s Scrapbook

July 17, 2020

In 'Canon Alberic's Scrapbook' a Cambridge man in the south of France stumbles across an incredibly rare folio and will do anything to secure it. But what horrors await inside the book? And who is laughing in the dark? 

After the production join hosts Mark Nixon and David Ault for a spirited discussion of the story and a collection of tangents with subjects including strange accents, that body pillow, and for some reason spontaneous french role play...

Written by M.R. James

Adapted by Mark Nixon

Performances by David Ault & Erika Sanderson

Music by Nico Vetesse

Production by Mark Nixon

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Disclaimer & Intro (00:00:00)
Story (00:02:05)
Discussion (00:28:16)
Credits (00:59:06)

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S2E02 - Slender Chances

S2E02 - Slender Chances

July 3, 2020

Season Two, Episode Two of Shadows at the Door: The Podcast

In 'Slender Chances' we listen to the final episode of the 8-Bit Refit podcast, a bizarre and half-finished episode in which hosts Tom and Nat discover an old game that should not exist...

After the production join host Mark Nixon and David Ault for a spirited discussion of the story and a collection of tangents with subjects including Slender Man, Horror Gaming and dipping your toes into voice acting.

Written by Mark Nixon

Performances by David Ault, Ilana Charnelle & Jake Benson

Music by Nico Vetesse

Production by Mark Nixon

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Disclaimer & Intro (00:00:00)
Story (00:02:05)
Discussion (00:48:47)
Credits (01:17:27)

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Drunk Ghost Stories IV

Drunk Ghost Stories IV

June 29, 2020

Our final Drunk Ghost Stories bonus episodes before the imminent launch of Season II continued.

This episode is pure filth, be warned...

Drunk Ghost Stories III

Drunk Ghost Stories III

June 10, 2020

Mark and David are joined by the incomparable and slightly intoxicated Gemma Amor to discuss one of her favourite ghost stories. 

The Macbeth debate also continues, and David and Mark have another disagreement... 

Please enjoy this quick bonus episode while season II is  in production.

Drunk Ghost Stories II

Drunk Ghost Stories II

May 23, 2020

Due to popular demand, we present another session of Drunk Ghost Stories -- and we are so very sorry.

Please note, Drunk Ghost Stories are relaxed affairs that require lengthy sessions to record and as such the quality of sound may suffer a little. 

With apologies to Billy. 

Episode One: Blessed Be the Man

Episode One: Blessed Be the Man

April 10, 2020

Season Two, Episode One of Shadows at the Door: The Podcast

In 'Blessed Be the Man' we join Professor Troughton as he is forced to defend his pursuit of paranormal knowledge. Before long his scientific thinking is put to the test, as a strange phenomenon outside a nearby churchyard invites an all new terror into his life. This episodes features special guest Professor Elemental.

After the production join host Mark Nixon and David Ault for a spirited discussion of the story and a collection of tangents with subjects including Matt Berry, Chap Hop, William Shakespeare and also featuring an interview with Professor Elemental himself.

Written by Mark Nixon

Performances by David Ault, Gemma Amor, Paul Alborough & Mark Nixon

Music by Nico Vetesse

Editing by Mark Nixon

©2018-2020 Shadows at the Door Publishing

Intro (00:00:40)
Story (00:02:10)
Discussion Pt 1 (00:36:32)
Professor Elemental Interview (00:53:41)
Discussion Pt 2 (01:05:25)
Credits (01:14:41)

Tales of Wrong by Professor Elemental: Buy Here

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Hiatus Update

Hiatus Update

March 27, 2020

Season two is coming and we want to tell you a little more about it.

Drunk Ghost Stories

Drunk Ghost Stories

October 13, 2019

As a special thank-you to our supporters, we present the long awaited Drunk Ghost Stories -- and we are so very sorry.

Episode Ten: There Was a Man Dwelt by a Churchyard

Episode Ten: There Was a Man Dwelt by a Churchyard

June 26, 2019

Episode Ten of Shadows at the Door: The Podcast

We return for a short bonus episode, producing M.R. James’ punchy ghost story ‘There Was a Man Dwelt by a Churchyard’.

After the production, join Mark Nixon and David Ault as they discuss the future of the podcast as well as a discussion on folk lore, churchyards and benedictions.

Written by M.R. James

Performances by David Ault

Music by Nico Vetesse

Editing by Mark Nixon

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Intro (00:00:45)
Story (00:01:40)
Discussion (00:07:46)
Credits (00:31:54)

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