The Diarist ~ an audio drama

25 EpisodesProduced by Donna Barrow-GreenWebsite

The Diarist is a psychological drama exploring the alluring side of power and sexual attraction. Andrea Davies hopefully enters the paradoxical world of 1950s womanhood but she soon veers into an increasingly menacing extramarital affair with Richard Hayes, a dominant ad executive. However, the Diar… read more

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The Diarist Psychological Drama

March 19th, 2018


A chilling thriller set in the stylized world of 1950s New York City. Hailed as "if Hitchock had written a love story" (Geek Girl Authority) and "runner up for dark workplace drama" (Radio Public).  The Diarist is the …

The Diarist Psychological Fiction

March 19th, 2018


Months have passed in her new position and Andrea's confidence is soaring. She finds she likes campaign work and making sure things run smoothly for Richard Hayes. They become friends as unlikely as that may seem. One …

The Diarist: Episode 3

March 27th, 2018


Andrea is confused by her interactions with Richard Hayes. He's turned cold and criticizes every little thing she does. After a particularly cruel …

The Diarist: Episode 4

April 3rd, 2018


Steven Morris is everything a girl could wish for:handsome, charming, and forward thinking. He has just the upbringing Mother has been wanting for …

The Diarist: Episode 5

April 17th, 2018


It seems all of Mothers dreams for Andrea are coming true. But... are these Andrea’s dreams too? There is a pressure cooker inside of Andrea, a bomb ready to explode. Will she be able to navigate these rough …

The Diarist: Episode 6

May 1st, 2018





Andrea is caught in a cyclone of emotions as her wedding day rapidly approaches. She is swept away but it feels reckless and suffocating. 

The Diarist: Episode 7 Part 1

May 15th, 2018


The descent begins. Andrea's choices at the end of Episode 6 snares her in a tormented situation. The bridal shower and fawning by all the girls gives her a window into the possibility of a diverse universe where she is …

The Diarist: Episode 7 Part 2

May 15th, 2018


The descent begins. Andrea's choices at the end of Episode 6 snares her in a tormented situation. The bridal shower and fawning by all the girls gives her a window into the possibility of a diverse universe where she is …

The Diarist: Episode 8

May 29th, 2018


Andrea feels like her indiscretion has been announced over a bull horn. She never thought the gossip would turn on her. Shut out from Richard's …

BONUS: Interview with Rachel Diamond

May 31st, 2018


In this bonus episode Diarist Creator Donna Barrow and Co-Director/Lead Actor Beth Ricketson talk with Rachel Diamond from the podcast We're All Mad …

The Diarist Episode 9 - Part 1

June 12th, 2018


 ADVISORY This episode contains adult content and may not be appropriate for some listeners.

What's done is done. Andrea is looking at her old life …

The Diarist: Episode 9 - Part 2

June 12th, 2018


After Richard leaves for the night, all Andrea has is her Diary. Some nights she simply writes his name over and over across the page. Sometimes she writes his name and then hers underneath, then draws a heart around …

The Diarist: Episode 10

June 26th, 2018


Andrea's life has become monotonous. Richard is her singular focus. She is lonely and bored. However, an afternoon with Mrs. Margaret Hayes leaves …

The Diarist: Episode 11

July 10th, 2018


Andrea, why can't you leave well enough alone? Why must you pry into Richard's personal life? Didn't mother teach you to let a man have his secrets? No matter how dark they may be. 

We are on Patreon! To support this …

TRAILER - The Diarist

July 21st, 2018


The trailer for the new audio drama by Donna Barrow-Green. Things are not always as they seem in this neo-noir thriller. The Diarist explores the darker side of the human psyche and the terrifying consequences of …

Episode 12

July 25th, 2018


This is it, isn't it Dear readers? Andrea has to decide for herself between passion and truth. Why shouldn't she finally get what she wants-for once? …

Episode 13

August 8th, 2018


NOTE: Episode 13 contains mild sexual content. May not be suitable for all listeners. Discretion is advised. 


Despite her guilt--and she had quite a lot of it--Andrea was going to stand by Richard. After all …


August 11th, 2018


** This bonus content is stand alone so listening to the whole series is not required. However, if you are a Diarist fan then this will add to the …

Episode 14

August 23rd, 2018


Andrea's dreams of a perfect love and respectable life seem to have shattered -- but could something good come from this horrible dark event? Were …

The Diarist - Episode 15 - Part 1

September 13th, 2018


They are finally together! Richard and Andrea take us to Hawaii in this romantic episode of The Diarist. It's magical and of course perfect. And the ghost of Margaret Hayes? Why she can barely haunt them at all. No. …

Episode 15 - Part 2

September 19th, 2018


This episode contains mild sexual content/ violence. Discretion is advised.

How long does it take for a facade to shatter? Our poor protagonist has …

Ep16 - The Diarist Psychological Thriller

October 7th, 2018


This is it, isn't it Dear Reader? The truth? It's right here now--just below the surface--you see? the sharks. They are circling--and I? Why I'm drowning in Margaret's blood. 

Note: this episode deals with themes that …

Ep 17 - The Diarist Psychological Thriller

November 5th, 2018


*Listener Discretion - Deals with issues of violence.

Andrea is stuck on an island of isolation as Richard swims away--fast and steady as sharks do. …

Season 1 Finale - The Diarist Psychological Thriller

December 17th, 2018



* Please be advised this episode contains references to domestic violence and abuse. Some scenes may be triggering and listener discretion is …

The Diarist Live Radio Show with FOLEY!

February 21st, 2019


Enjoy this stand alone bonus episode! Hear all your favorite Diarist actors live with foley sound effects. The live show was recorded in Portland …

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