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Short paranormal stories, some based on fact but others are pure fiction. Ranging from scary stories to spooky yet heart warming encounters, Ghost Stories the podcast will continually have you asking yourself: 'Do you believe in ghosts?'For the best experience we recommend using headphones!Follow us… read more

93 Episodes | 2015 - 2021

12: Halloween Countdown

October 22nd, 2021

50:05
With only a week to go until halloween, and my XLR cables nowhere to be seen, we count down the top 5 halloween episodes of the podcast!

Don't forget to vote for which you think are based in fact and which are pure …

11: After Hours

October 15th, 2021

13:31
This week's story was sent in by regular contributor, Nicole, who you will remember from Grandpa John, Ding Dong and Dream house!

Don't forget to …

10: Halloween Revisited: Where the Children Play

October 8th, 2021

15:13
Please excuse the audio quality at the start, I've been struck down by illness most of this week...so popping in AirPods was a touch easier than setting up the "studio".

In the lead up to Halloween we are going to …

9: Staring At Me

September 24th, 2021

9:49
This week's story was sent in by Paul, where he tells us about a spooky experience he had as a child.

Don't forget to vote for if you think …

8: Every. Single. Night.

September 17th, 2021

12:36
This week's story was sent in by Jacob, and recounts a tale of a solo hunting trip he took when a young man.

Don't forget to vote for if you think …

7: The Hoarder

September 9th, 2021

13:31
This week's story was sent in by an anonymous listener, about their spooky experience working with hoarders.

Don't forget to vote for if you think 'The Hoarder' is based in fact or a pure work of fiction.

Music …

5: Mistaken

August 20th, 2021

13:27
This week's story was sent in by Brie and a brilliant short story about a child's experience growing up in a house with some unknown baggage...

Don't forget to vote for if you think 'The Cleaner' is based in fact or …

6: In Verse

August 18th, 2021

13:02
This week's story was sent in by an anonymous listener, with the message: 

I wish to remain anonymous, but here is a "story" I wrote in verse. Use it as you wish.

It's a little different but I hope you all enjoy …

4: The Cleaner

August 13th, 2021

19:15
This week's story was sent in by Frederik and is a fantastically spooky tale about a young man's trip to the beach one day. 

Warning: this episode contains themes of suicide and may not be suitable for all listeners.

3: The Neighbourhood Asylum

July 29th, 2021

17:10
This week's story was sent in by Katie, who previously sent in 'Don't Go In The Closet?' (S7.E1) and 'Don't Swim in the Lake' (S7.E8).

Don't forget to vote for if you think 'The Neighbourhood Asylum' is based in fact …

2: Not My Children

July 23rd, 2021

17:39
This week's story was sent in by Amber and is a spooky tale about the first time she lived alone after a divorce.

Don't forget to vote for if you think 'Not My Children' is based in fact or a pure work of fiction.

1: My First Memory Was Very Strange

July 14th, 2021

14:02
We are back with a new season and a new listener story! Thank you Ryan for sending this one in.

This episode was recorded our studio setup on a Sontronics Podcast Pro - let me know what you think.

Don't forget to …

32: Season Seven Finale

July 8th, 2021

30:19

In this finale episode we will take a look at the three most popular episodes of season seven. I am also (briefly) joined by a very special guest!

31: What Are You Doing

June 17th, 2021

19:42
This week's episode is a story of my own and also includes an update about the podcast.

Make sure to vote for if you think this story is based in …

30: Dream House

June 9th, 2021

19:01
This week's episode was sent in by Nicole, who you may remember from the Halloween episode 'Ding Dong', and is about a spooky experience with her new …

29: Our Old Farmhouse

June 4th, 2021

11:20
This week's episode was sent in by a listener named Forrest who describes some of his family's experiences in their old farmhouse.

Make sure to …

28: The Glamorous Assistant

May 19th, 2021

13:29
This week's episode was sent in by an anonymous listener about their experience as a magician's assistant.

Make sure to vote for if you think this story is based in fact or a pure work of fiction.

Music (in order …

27: Childhood Friend: Replayed

May 5th, 2021

13:06
This week's episode is a revisit of a classic story sent in by Janine Pipe to celebrate the launch of her book Twisted: Tainted Tales earlier this week! Check out her book on Amazon using the links below:

Kindle …

26: The Figure

April 28th, 2021

12:09
This week's episode was sent in by C F and talks about a spooky encounter they had.

Make sure to vote for if you think this story is based in fact …

25: Never Trust a Magician

April 21st, 2021

19:59
This week's episode is about one listeners experience at a creepy magic show.

Make sure to vote for if you think this story is based in fact or a …

24: Abigail Martin

April 14th, 2021

21:09
This week's episode was submitted by Bridie and really is a chilling tale! Stick around at the end for the bonus Q&A!

Make sure to vote for if you think this story is based in fact or a pure work of fiction.

23: The Guest

March 31st, 2021

14:56
This week's episode was submitted and read by everyone's favourite contributor and my wife, Lucy!

Make sure to vote for if you think this story is based in fact or a pure work of fiction.

Music (in order of …

22: Related

March 25th, 2021

14:56
This week's episode was sent in by one of our youngest story tellers, Zack, all the way from Australia!

Make sure to vote for if you think this story is based in fact or a pure work of fiction.

Music (in order of …

21: Mommy?

March 18th, 2021

11:17
This week's episode is a listener story sent in by Tiffini, about a rare spooky experience she had one halloween.

Make sure to vote for if you think this story is based in fact or a pure work of fiction.

Music (in …

20: Exciting News & My Favourite Episodes

March 4th, 2021

40:48
This week I share some exciting news and talk about the background behind some of my favourite episodes, ending with a never before heard pilot …

19: Old Playhouse

February 18th, 2021

12:47
This weeks episode is a listener story sent in by Chelsea, where she tells us about a scary experience her and her friend had at her new house.

Make sure to visit Facebook or Patreon to vote for if you think this …

18: We Moved to a New House

February 4th, 2021

12:57
This week's episode is a listener story sent in by Caroline, where she tells us about a spooky encounter she had in her new house as a child.

Make …

17: Ghost Radar

January 21st, 2021

15:08
This weeks episode is a listener story sent in by Joelle - it's a terrifying retelling of how using a simple app may have lead to a lifetime of something much more sinister...

Make sure to vote for if you think this …

16: Christmas 2020 Update

December 18th, 2020

6:12
TL;DL (too long, didn't listen 😉)

  • Taking a break until first weekend of January
  • Wont charge for January due to less content in December
  • Keep …

15: Fire on the Water

December 3rd, 2020

9:30
This week's episode was sent in by Christopher and is his recollection of an unusual sight he and a friend witnessed one evening.

Make sure to …

14: Hush

November 19th, 2020

11:10
This week's story comes all the way from Australia, written by a young fan names Zack who is only 13 years old!

Make sure to vote for if you think …

13: Halloween 2020 'making of' diary - Patreon Preview

November 8th, 2020

5:47
This is an exclusive preview of our hour long 'making of' diary, giving a behind the scenes look into this years halloween special.

The whole thing …

12: Ding Dong

October 30th, 2020

15:50
t's time for our Halloween Special! This one was sent in by Nicole and is a pretty creepy story.

Make sure to vote for if you think this story is …

10: B£0k3n_3P!5*de

October 29th, 2020

19:35
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9: Don't Answer the Call

October 28th, 2020

2:43
Halloween is almost upon us and we have the perfect story to get ready.

Make sure to vote for if you think this story is based in fact or a pure …

8: Don't Swim in the Lake

October 21st, 2020

11:38
This week's story was sent in by Katie, about an unusual encounter she had at a lake as a child.

Make sure to vote for if you think this story is based in fact or a pure work of fiction!

Music (in order of …

7: The Old Sanatorium

October 7th, 2020

11:56
This week's story was sent in by Claire, who recounts her spooky experiences with dreams at a young age.

Make sure to vote for if you think this story is based in fact or a pure work of fiction!

Music (in order of …

6: Milkmen

September 23rd, 2020

9:31
This week's story was sent in by one of our listeners, Fael. It's about an unusual experience he had working on a milk float as a boy in the 60s.
Make sure to vote for if you think this story is based in fact or a …

5: Catching a Catfish

September 9th, 2020

14:08
This week's story shows us how technology can actually contribute to the causation of some quite spooky happenings!

Music (in order of appearance):

4: I Can't Explain

August 26th, 2020

12:55
This week's story was kindly sent in by Jacob and is a series of short stories around unusual experiences he has had while living in his family home.

Don't forget to visit us on Facebook to vote for if you think this …

3: Eye For Ghosts

August 12th, 2020

13:13
This week's story was kindly sent in by one of our listeners, Arthur, and highlights his experiences with the odd ghost or two!

Don't forget to visit us on Facebook to vote for if you think this week's story is based …

2: Night Shift

July 29th, 2020

12:50
For our second episode of the season, we have another story from friend of the podcast, Janine's Ghost Stories!

For those of you that don't know, …

1: Don't Go In The Closet

July 15th, 2020

12:13
We are back and ready to go! Thank you all for waiting, we guarantee it'll be worth it. This week's story is a bit shorter than our usuals but it isn't any less spooky... It was sent to us by a listener named Katie and …

17: Season Six Wrap-up: Part Four

June 25th, 2020

19:07
This is the final episode of season six. The podcast will be returning in July - we can't wait to see you all again soon!

Music (in order of …

16: Season Six Wrap-up: Part Three

June 12th, 2020

24:12
This week is another short updated and then a reveal of the origins of one of our most popular stories of the past year!

Story credit: Jdeschene -

15: Season Six Wrap-up: Part Two

May 28th, 2020

15:18
This week is another short updated and then a reveal of the origins of one of our most popular stories of the past year!

Story credit: Curly-BraceXD …

14: Season Six Wrap-up: Part One

May 13th, 2020

22:40
This week is a short updated and then a reveal of the origins of one of our most popular stories of the past year!

Music (in order of appearance):

13: Quick Story and a Quicker Update

March 28th, 2020

13:31

With all the madness in the world I actually forgot to create an episode last week! It was important to put something out so this is a raw episode with no additional production. Keep safe everyone, see you soon!

12: Childhood Friend

March 12th, 2020

11:42
This week’s story was sent in by podcast regular, Janine's Ghost Stories. I hope you enjoy it as much as we did!
Visit our Facebook page to vote …

11: Grandpa John - #WIHM

February 27th, 2020

11:53
This week’s story was sent in by one of our listeners named Nicole. We found the tale both creepy and nice at the same time - let us know what you …

10: Voice to Text - #WIHM

February 13th, 2020

12:48
This is the second episode in our Women in Horror Month series for February. It’s the recounting of one listener's dream diary using a voice to text …

9: The Postie - #WIHM

February 7th, 2020

11:35
February is Women in Horror Month, to celebrate  we are aiming to publish stories written and read by women!

Today’s story was sent in by a friend of the podcast, Janine’s Ghost Stories. If you like it, make sure to …

8: Her Daughter Did It

January 16th, 2020

12:42
This week’s story was sent in from Cecy and is about her experience when working in residential care.
Visit our Facebook page to vote for if you think this tale was adapted from fact or a pure work of fiction. 

7: Flashback: Christmas Special

December 26th, 2019

32:47
This week we reveal the origin behind three classic episodes, most of them with a Christmas theme. We will be back in 2020 with brand new episodes.

6: The Boy

December 12th, 2019

25:05
This week’s story was sent in by Janine's Ghost Stories - make sure to give her a follow on Facebook to read some more of her stories!

Visit our

5: Flashback: The House (2015)

November 28th, 2019

19:57
I had dental surgery a few days ago, so we are doing something a little different this week! Flashback to 'The House' which was released in 2015, including a little history on the origins of the podcast and of course …

NLive Radio Show Catch Up - 30th Oct 19

November 15th, 2019

35:19

Catch up with Ghost Stories live radio show! This month we revealed the origin of the following episodes:


  • Northamptonshire shorts (S6E1)

  • Shave and a …

4: Gladstone Villa

November 14th, 2019

16:05
This week’s story was sent in by Andrew and outlines some of the paranormal experiences from the house he grew up in.
Visit our Facebook page to vote for if you think this tale was adapted from fact or a pure work of …

3: A Friend's Trick and Treat

October 31st, 2019

17:39
Happy Halloween! This week’s story recounts the terrifying experiences four young lads had visiting an abandoned house on halloween. Of course the …

2: White Road

October 16th, 2019

16:57
This week’s story was sent in by a listener named Alex, a recounting of an unusual paranormal experience he had when a child. Whilst not the spookiest tale we’ve received, it’s certainly unusual!

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1: Northamptonshire Shorts

October 2nd, 2019

12:21
We are back with season six! 

This week’s episode is a combination of three short stories from the county in England where the podcast is made. Two are based in fact and one is a pure work of fiction - make sure to …

9: A Birthday Surprise

March 31st, 2019

16:05

This week’s story is about a florist who had a rather unusual encounter during a delivery.

Visit http://ghost-stories.co.uk to vote for if you think tonight’s tale was adapted from fact or a pure work of fiction. 

8: A Crying Boy

March 21st, 2019

12:58

This week’s story is a spooky recounting of of a families experience in their new home. Is there more to the house’s history than they previously imagined?

Visit http://ghost-stories.co.uk to vote for if you think …

7: The Man In The Blue Suit (Short Scare)

February 20th, 2019

10:00

This week’s Short Scare was sent in by one of our listeners named Emma. It’s a fascinating account of some eerie experiences from her new job as a care assistant at a care home.

Visit http://ghost-stories.co.uk to vote …

6: Scary Games ((not so) Short Scare)

February 6th, 2019

11:12

Sorry we’re a little late!

This week’s story, which was intended to be a short scare despite it’s length, was sent to us by Max from Eeriemasks - check them out on Instagram here!

Visit http://ghost-stories.co.uk to …

5: Christmas (2019)

December 24th, 2018

11:16

We may be away, but we couldn’t miss our Christmas Eve special!

There is no blg post this week (despite what the audio says), so visit Facebook to …

4: A Physicist's Tradition

November 29th, 2018

18:06

This week’s story is one kindly shared by user BloodySpghetti on Creepypasta Wiki, called A Physicist's Tradition.

It’s a cautionary tale about the …

3: Shave and a Haircut

November 14th, 2018

13:07

This week’s story is about one listener’s experience when living in a house located on an old church ground.

Don’t forget to subscribe, review and …

2: The Old Dairy (Short Scare)

November 6th, 2018

8:26

This week’s 'Short Scare' was sent in by Tabitha about a paranormal experience she had while on holiday in Scotland as a child.

Don’t forget to …

1: Subtitled

October 30th, 2018

15:03

It's Halloween and boy are we glad to be back! This week's story is one listeners creepy experience with subtitles on their TV.

Was it a simple technical glitch or does the issue have paranormal origins?

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Top 3 episodes of 2018

October 20th, 2018

47:20

With Halloween and launch of season 5 of the podcast being a week and a half away, we’ve pulled together a rundown of the three most listened to …

7: Podcast Update: April 2018

April 16th, 2018

7:13

We realise it's been a while since we last launched an episode, so thought it was important we put out an update to let everyone know what is going on with the podcast. To learn more you can listen to this 'bonus' …

6: Something in the Loft

March 7th, 2018

16:11

When moving house it can take time to get used to the new noises and energy around the place. In fact, for some this transition can feel almost like a paranormal experience.

This week’s story is about one couples …

5: Norm (Ghost Stories ‘Short Scares’)

February 16th, 2018

6:21

This week’s 'Short Scare' is about one listener’s paranormal experience working in a nursing home. We found it both intriguing and a little creepy!

Dont forget to subscribe, review and visit our website to vote for if …

4: The House Down The Road

January 31st, 2018

16:32

This week's paranormal ghost story is one of unsolved tragedy and a haunted house. It might just make you think twice before partaking in any ghost …

3: A Little Time In Detention

January 13th, 2018

18:38

Schools can be terrifying places when empty and on your own - especially if you come from a school the is rife with terrifying stories of past …

2: Alone in the Room (Ghost Stories ‘Short Scares’)

October 31st, 2017

7:00

It’s been a while but finally, we are back with a brand new season - To kick us off this week we are bringing you the first in our series of miniature episodes, which will accompany our usual longer stories, otherwise …

1: Top 5 episodes of 2017

September 24th, 2017

42:05

In tonight’s episode we do a rundown of the podcast’s top five most popular episodes of 2017.

Did your episode appear? Be sure to visit us at

6: The Party

January 30th, 2017

11:39

Tonight’s story is about a young woman’s experience at an unusually creepy party, where everything isn’t quite what it seems.

Visit http://ghost-stories.co.uk to vote for if you think tonight’s tale was adapted from …

5: Boarding School

January 14th, 2017

11:42

Tonight’s story is a recounting of a student’s unusual experiences while living at boarding school, in an old Victorian building.

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4: Gone Missing

December 21st, 2016

16:18

Have you ever had a childhood friend that for some reason no one else can really remember?

Tonight’s story is from a caller who experienced an unusual situation.

Visit http://ghost-stories.co.uk to vote for if you …

3: My Doll, Their Doll

November 29th, 2016

13:18

Toy dolls can be a source of immense joy for children, while at the same time they can be the source of great fear for other.

However, is it …

2: The Woman In Red

November 14th, 2016

20:19

Have you ever been out in the forest and seen or experienced anything you couldn’t explain?

For tonight’s story I am going to read a journal entry …

1: Afraid of the Dark

October 31st, 2016

13:28

It’s not uncommon to meet a child who is afraid of the dark.

However, what happens when there is more to a child’s fear than just their imagination?

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4: The Zoo

December 20th, 2015

15:15

When away travelling, some people want to make the most of their experience by creating unforgettable adventures.

However, what happens when an adventure turns into something much more sinister than you bargained for?

3: God’s Dog

November 29th, 2015

8:09

Not all Ghost Stories are scary tales of hauntings and peril. In fact, many accounts are about loved ones attempting to make contact from beyond the grave.

However, what happens when it isn’t a human spirit trying to …

2: An old Friend

November 15th, 2015

13:48

Sometimes when a person is down on their luck, all they need is a friend.

However, what happens when the friend in question turns out to be something completely unexpected?

Visit http://ghost-stories.co.uk to vote for …

1: Where The Children Play

October 31st, 2015

13:03

For most children, the park is a place of fun and laughter, where they spend countless hours with their friends.

However, what happens when an encounter with a seemingly innocent new friend turns into something much …

4: Do You Believe In Ghosts? (Documentary)

September 3rd, 2015

30:14

‘Do you believe in Ghosts’ is a documentary made with paranormal expert Richard Hardy, from Fright Nights Northants, and paranormal podcaster Jim …

3: Red Water (Ghost Stories the Podcast)

August 26th, 2015

11:32

Staying in a new place, such as a friend’s house or hotel, can be an unusual experience and even play tricks on one’s mind.

However, what happens when a seemingly trick of the mind actually turns out to be a much more …

2: Grandpa

August 21st, 2015

12:16

It’s not uncommon for small children to have imaginary friends.

However, the thin line between a child’s vivid imagination and actually experiencing a haunting can be a troubling experience for any lone parent. Visit

1: The House

August 12th, 2015

13:10

One’s home is normally considered a place of comfort and safety.

However, what can you do when terrorised day and night by an unwelcome ghostly guest that you can’t simply just ask to leave?

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