The Diarist ~ an audio drama

24 EpisodesProduced by Donna Barrow-Green

The Diarist is a serialized audio fiction podcast. The Diarist immerses listeners into the 1950s world of Madison Avenue Advertising and leads them through the bizarre and often frightening inner worlds of the characters.   After completing Katherine Gibbs Secretarial School, Andrea Davies takes a p… read more

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The Diarist Episode 1

March 19th, 2018

34:02

Andrea Davies introduces us to her world as an ambitious secretary in the 1950s world of advertising. We meet Richard Hayes, one of the firm's partners and the object of Andrea's infatuation. Mother grills Andrea about …

The Diarist Episode 2

March 19th, 2018

31:18
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

34:18

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

20:15

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

31:01

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

37:01

 

THIS EPISODE CONTAINS MILD ADULT CONTENT  LISTENER DISCRETION  IS ADVISED   

 

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

33:26

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

19:36

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

41:51

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

36:47

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

25:12

 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

5:34

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

33:10

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

27:11

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. 

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TRAILER - The Diarist

July 21st, 2018

2:21

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

30:15

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

48:12

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

Summary:

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

BONUS EPISODE

August 11th, 2018

14:17

** 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

34:17

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

24:57

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

36:01

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

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

Episod3 16

October 7th, 2018

38:43

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 …

Episode 17

November 5th, 2018

28:57

*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

December 17th, 2018

58:44

 

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

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