Shadows at the Door: The Podcast
The Undiscovered Country

The Undiscovered Country

September 28, 2020

Mark and David deliver an update regarding the remainder of season two and discuss a potential third season. 

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S2E08 - A Warning to the Curious

S2E08 - A Warning to the Curious

September 25, 2020

In 'A Warning to the Curious' a couple's mini-break is interrupted by the arrival of a young archaeologist who may have discovered the greatest find of the century. The only thing is, she wants to put it back... 

After the production join host Mark Nixon and David Ault for a discussion of this classic story plus a collection of tangents with subjects including plans to recruit Jodie Whittaker to the cast, an argument about tea and you can also hear a snippet from a conversation between Mark Nixon and Mark Gatiss.

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Written by M.R. James and adapted by Mark Nixon

Performances by Ilana Charnelle Gelbart, David Ault & Jake Benson 

Musical Score by Nico Vetesse

Production by Mark Nixon

©2018-2020 Shadows at the Door Publishing

Intro (00:00:00)
Story (00:02:53)
Discussion (00:47:18)
Credits (01:27:50)

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S2E07 - The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

S2E07 - The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

September 11, 2020

In 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' a schoolmaster's simple life is disrupted when he meets the most fearsome of creatures: a woman. 

After the production join host Mark Nixon and David Ault for a discussion of this classic story plus a collection of tangents with subjects including how Batman could better serve the community, 'Jake on Apple action' and whether the FBI has been hiding revolutionary surgery from the public. Also, why is David singing? 

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Written by Washington Irving and adapted by Mark Nixon

Performances by Jake Benson, Mark Nixon, Ilana Charnelle Gelbart & David Ault

Musical Score by Nico Vetesse

‘Maid in the Meadow’ performed by Yvonne Casey and used here with her kind permission. 

Production by Mark Nixon

©2018-2020 Shadows at the Door Publishing

Intro (00:00:00)
Story (00:02:35)
Discussion (00:51:05)
Credits (01:30:19)

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S2E06 - Loose Ground

S2E06 - Loose Ground

August 28, 2020

In 'Loose Ground' two men embark on an arduous hike but if only they could stop bickering, they might see what’s coming… 

After the production join host Mark Nixon, David Ault and guest writer Hannah Butler for an important discussion of the story and a collection of tangents with subjects including the nature of being a podcast listener, Northern English sensibilities and you can learn the dark secret of Shadows at the Door...

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Written by Hannah Butler

Performances by David Ault, Jake Benson & Mark Nixon

Music by Nico Vetesse

Production by Mark Nixon

©2018-2020 Shadows at the Door Publishing

Disclaimer, Intro & Content/Trigger Warnings (00:00:00)
Story (00:02:30)
Discussion (00:28:56)
Credits (01:07:47)

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S2E05 - Tell-Tale

S2E05 - Tell-Tale

August 14, 2020

In 'Tell-Tale' a woman enjoys a city mini-break but the landlord keeps outstaying his welcome. It's ok however because he's such a nice guy...

After the production join host Mark Nixon, David Ault and guest star Erika Sanderson for an important discussion of the story and a collection of tangents with subjects including dates with Patrick Stewart, David & Erika's murder competition and how best to support those around you.  

Content Warning: Sexual harassment, sexual assault & sexual coercion. 

Written by Mark Nixon

Performances by Erika Sanderson, David Ault, Jake Benson, Ilana Charnelle Gelbart & Mark Nixon

Music by Nico Vetesse

Production by Mark Nixon

©2018-2020 Shadows at the Door Publishing

Disclaimer, Intro & Content/Trigger Warnings (00:00:00)
Story (00:03:17)
Discussion (00:38:58)
Credits (01:25:16)

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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

©2018-2020 Shadows at the Door Publishing

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

©2018-2020 Shadows at the Door Publishing

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

©2018-2020 Shadows at the Door Publishing

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.

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