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The Call of Cthulhu Mystery Program

27 EpisodesProduced by OmniverseWebsite

What dark deeds unfold on the streets of Arkham? And which unwitting souls will succumb to the maddening call... OF CTHULHU? Cinematic audio drama and live tabletop roleplaying coalesce into an occult radio play of unknowable horror and black comedy. Each season is a standalone tale, boldly explorin… read more

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27 Episodes | 2015 - 2020

Series 1: The Black Birth :: Meet the Cast

September 24th, 2015


Before you dive into the insanity of improvised audio drama horror, meet the players and learn a little bit about how we use tabletop roleplaying to …

Part 1 :: Terror Comes A-Knocking

September 26th, 2015


What dark deeds unfold on the streets of Arkham? And which unwitting souls - innocent or impure - will succumb to the maddening call... OF CTHULHU? …

Part 2 :: A Murder Most Mysterious

September 28th, 2015


The denizens of Big Momma’s boarding house were shaken from their sleep by a shrill scream and ghastly news! A police officer came a-calling with …

Part 3 :: Divide and Conquer

October 3rd, 2015


Following the mysterious murder of Hannah Pickering, her housemates have been conscripted by Arkham Police Detective Hardin to see if they can …

Part 4 :: Hot Leads and Dirty Deeds

October 4th, 2015


The housemates of Big Mama's Boarding House have split up in their investigation of their murdered acquaintance, Hannah Pickering. Ex-Federal Agent Spade and Hank Jr. are canvassing the countryside surrounding the …

Part 5 :: The Sordid Shadow Within

October 11th, 2015


The deceased typist, Hannah Pickering, is not what she seems! In her housemates' investigation of the poor girl's murder, Cyril and Deloras find themselves in the slums where "Hannah" goes by the name Miriam and has a …

Part 6 :: The Truth's Slimy Trail

October 12th, 2015


The renters at Big Mama's Boarding House have uncovered a dark secret. The young woman they knew as Hannah Pickering was but a mask worn by her true self: the debased and tormented Miriam Hetfield. Having read Miriam's …

Part 7 :: The Hetfield Horror

October 16th, 2015


Our investigators stand on the precipice of answers or oblivion in this hellish mystery. Having learned of their murdered housemate's double life, they've traveled to her home town: the rural village of Dunwich. The …

Part 8 :: Behold, The Mother!

October 19th, 2015


The quest to solve one murder has become much more than our investigators could ever have imagined. In the occultist squalor of the Hetfield estate, …

Series 2: The Terrible Secret of Lot X :: Meet the Cast

October 24th, 2018


Before you dive into the insanity of improvised audio drama horror, meet the crew of The Call of Cthulhu Mystery Program and learn a little bit about …

Part 1 :: The Dark Bidding

October 24th, 2018


Wealthy occultist, Estelle Thorpe's latest auction win is an unusual one to say the least: a collection of sordid sundries that could unlock great …

Part 2 :: X Marks the Spot

November 7th, 2018


Estelle Thorpe, a wealthy seeker of occult secrets, has unearthed a mystery and assembled an unlikely crew of curiosity-bound compatriots to solve …

Part 3 :: The Price of Knowing

November 21st, 2018


Housed within the hallowed halls of the Miskatonic University library is one of the few known copies of TheNecronomicon - a tome of the unknown - of death, and power. Seekers of arcane knowledge are drawn to it. So it …

Part 4 :: Chicanery at the Tannery

December 5th, 2018


The contents of Pell Estate Lot X have revealed a labyrinth of mystery… and pain. Already dead ends and dire dealings have befallen our investigators in their search for answers. However, they’ve made a chilling …

Part 5 :: From Above

December 19th, 2018


Locked away in the Elias Estate are the eclectic and dangerous sundries of Charles Pell. Mountain man Moses, Kenneth the gambler, and Oswald the hobo …

Part 6 :: Nightmares & Interludes

January 2nd, 2019


Having stolen occult materials, our investigators flee the scene - but there’s no escaping the terrifying trappings of this case: a flying monster …

Part 7 :: Dust to Dust

January 16th, 2019


Demons from the sky, grotesque nightmares, and arcane sciences that can make flesh dust and flesh again - these are but the most recent horrors faced by our ill-fated investigators. However, this intrepid team is hot on …

Part 8 :: Dénouement

February 13th, 2019


The theatre is a magical place. A place where fact becomes fiction, fantasy becomes flesh… the human experience is laid bare! Fitting then that …

Part 9 :: Curtain Call

February 27th, 2019


Though the conspirators are gone - the madness unleashed lives on! The veil between our world and… another place are thin and the vile, theatrical ritual to summon The King in Yellow persists. Do our inexperienced …

Part 10 :: Loose Ends

March 13th, 2019


Estelle Thorpe’s motley band of curiosity seekers uncovered more than they bargained for. Their fanciful investigation of occult curios led to a …

Come See Us at PodTales! Oct 20th, Cambridge, MA

October 10th, 2019


We're going to PodTales a festival of audio drama and audio fiction. It's free, it's in Cambridge, MA, and it's on October 20th.

More info here:

Meet showrunner and voice of Estelle, Cap Blackard, …

Trailer - Series 2: The Terrible Secret of Lot X - All Episodes Out Now!

October 11th, 2019


Wealthy occultist, Estelle Thorpe’s latest auction win proves to be a Pandora’s Box of horror. To solve the paranormal mysteries she’s uncovered, …

Q&A Part 1: Secrets of the Mystery Program Process, Alternate Timelines, & More

May 18th, 2020


Go behind the nightmare of The Call of Cthulhu Mystery Program's second series with the cast and crew! We're lifting the veil and answering questions …

Q&A Part 2: Favorite Scenes, Horror and Love, & Series 3 Preview

May 18th, 2020


Go behind the nightmare of The Call of Cthulhu Mystery Program's second series with the cast and crew! We're lifting the veil and answering questions …

Cthulhu Cthommentary: The Black Birth - Terror Comes A-Knocking

May 29th, 2020


Cthulhu Cthommentary is an episode by episode exploration of the dark recesses of The Call of Cthulhu Mystery Program - exclusive to Patrons.

Since …

Harlem Queen - Historical Fiction Audio Drama

June 17th, 2020


The Call of Cthulhu Mystery Program is excited to share with you a show that we love: Harlem Queen.

If you enjoy our slice of 1920s historical …

Exploring Harlem Unbound and Haunted West with Chris Spivey

August 20th, 2020


Mystery Program showrunner, Cap Blackard, and Keeper, Luke Stram, interview Chris Spivey of Darker Hue Studios, author of the award-winning Call of …

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