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Audio Drama for Pessimists

23 EpisodesProduced by Jester's Baffies ProductionsWebsite

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...

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The Lords of the Ring Piece - a High Fantasy Adventure

April 26th, 2020


A Mighty Empire is threatened by a coalition of evil forces from the badlands of the North. An epic tale of sword and sorcery. 

This is a story about …

Ravenous - The Legend of Sawney Bean

March 5th, 2020


Investigating the disappearance of a colleague, BBC journalist Albert Titus lands the scoop of a lifetime in the Scottish coastal village of Redmayne …

Ghosts of Flannan Lighthouse

February 27th, 2020


A chilling mystery unfolds in 1900 off the Scottish coast as Joseph Moore arrives at the Flannan Island Lighthouse to find it cold and abandoned... …

Christmas Special of 'A Scottish Podcast'

December 17th, 2019


“In the bleak midwinter” 

We’re rolling back the years to the peak of Lee’s radio career. It’s Christmas Eve, he’s just finished his shift on Drive …

DAW of the Dead

June 13th, 2019


There is a new software for working with sound. Whether you are an aspiring podcaster, professional studio engineer, or live electronic musician, …

The All New 'A Scottish Podcast' Prequel

July 29th, 2018


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 …


October 31st, 2016


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 …

A Scottish Podcast | E05

July 31st, 2016


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. 


A Scottish Podcast | E04

July 8th, 2016


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

A Scottish Podcast | E03

May 27th, 2016


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

May 19th, 2016


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 …

A Scottish Podcast | E01

May 8th, 2016


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

Kraken Mare

December 17th, 2015


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 …


February 14th, 2015


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

December 2nd, 2014


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 …

This is not Dr Who fan fiction

October 30th, 2014


A short collection of tales with absolutely no connection to each other, reoccurring theme, or daleks.

Captive Minds

October 19th, 2014


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 …

Why Kat & Doug Don't Get Along

October 21st, 2013


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 …

What on Earth

May 14th, 2013


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 & …

Blind Spot

November 14th, 2012


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 …

The Funeral

September 16th, 2011


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

Who's There?

August 9th, 2011


Someone is creeping around the house. Short narrated horror from 2011, with voices from Michael Hudson, Neil Colquhoun, and Robert Cudmore. Music by …

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