60 Best Audio Drama Podcasts
Audio Drama Podcasts
Here are 60 Best Audio Drama Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. Narada Radio Company Audio Drama
Pulp-Pourri Theatre is an all-new audio drama anthology series that has its origins in vintage pulp fiction but presents its stories - a mix of original stories and adaptations - in the modern way. Produced and directed by Pete Lutz, and starring the Narada Radio Company.
Also in Drama Podcasts
Play⋅ 506⋅ 765 ⋅12 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 54 min ⋅ Jun 2016 Get Email Contact
2. Moonlight Audio Theatre
Your Portal To The Best In Modern Audio Drama Suspense, Mystery, Horror, Sci-Fi, Supernatural, Drama, Comedy, Halloween, Christmas And Special Features. The Best Podcast Provider of Modern Full Cast Audio Theatre / Radio Drama.
Play⋅ 124 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 45 min ⋅ Jun 2011 Get Email Contact
3. The Kingery | Sci-Fi Crime Audio Drama
Los Angeles, California, US
Welcome to the Kingery Road Resort and Casino, the galaxy's premier vacation destination. Stop by the casino, take a stroll down to Shenanigans or visit the famous Saley, Onks, and Liddle for a trip you'll never forget. Just watch your step, because if you cross the boss, the Kingery will chew you up and spit you out, a broken shell of what you once were. A full-cast, serial, ongoing sci-fi crime drama.
Also in Sci-fi Podcasts
Play⋅ 993⋅ 2.7K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Mar 2007 Get Email Contact
4. Seminar | An original audio drama anthology
Los Angeles, California, US
The seminar is a sci-fi anthology show where featured shorts, spanning genres and styles, are heard through the lens of lessons in a futuristic post-apocalypse.
Play⋅ 993⋅ 2.7K ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Feb 2007 Get Email Contact
5. Kakos Industries
A deeply entertaining, R-rated, darkly satirical, sex-positive comedy audio drama with elements of horror. Congratulations! You are now a shareholder in Kakos Industries, a megacorporation that specializes in helping its clients to Do Evil Better. You are now entitled to listen to the shareholder announcements that keep you up to date on all of the advancements made in Evil and the bizarre occurrences inside of Kakos Industries itself.
Play⋅ 1.1K⋅ 1.5K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 24 min ⋅ Feb 2014 Get Email Contact
6. Y2K Audio Drama
Y2K tells a story of love, identity and long-distance friendship. It is set in both 2000 and 2020, through old voicemails between two friends and the present-day student who turns them into a podcast.
Play⋅ 103⋅ 1.8K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 26 min ⋅ Jun 2019 Get Email Contact
7. American Radio Theater
American Radio Theater's podcast of audio drama as it was done in the Golden Age of Radio. ART re-creates programs which do not exist in recorded form using the original scripts from that era. ART also produces new audio dramas using techniques developed and tested during that Golden Age.
Play⋅ 68 ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 36 min ⋅ Sep 2009 Get Email Contact
8. The Doctor Who Audio Dramas
The Doctor Who Audio Dramas is the world's longest-running fan production of Doctor Who. Started in 1982, this series spans seven Doctors, a host of companions, and over 190 stories. Thousands of episodes are downloaded every month.
Also in Doctor Who Podcasts
Play⋅ 932⋅ 317 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 24 min Get Email Contact
9. The Chronicles of Wild Hollow
Award-winning audio drama! 'Best Audio Drama' and 'Best Mixing' at the Indy PopCon Podcast Awards 2021. Shortlisted for the Imison Award at the BBC Audio Drama Awards 2022. In a far-off place, an endless forest grows; sprawling, barren, impenetrable. But beyond the tree line... creatures roam free. A land where adventure lurks around every corner. A land where legends are made. A land, called Wild Hollow. Tales of wild adventure! Surreal stories blending traditional story telling, original music and oddball comedy; welcome to the world of Shouting Is Funny.
Play⋅ 289⋅ 339 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 31 min Get Email Contact
10. True Vault Escapades | A Fallout Audio Drama
Taking place sometime before the events of Fallout: New Vegas, follow the story of a tough-as-nails wasteland detective, and a blonde-bombshell vault girl as they solve some of postwar America's biggest mysteries. From the harsh lands of Texas to the war-torn deserts of the Mojave, Walter & Bunny risk it all to expose sensational murders, crime syndicates, and even cold cases from over 200 years ago. All of it draped in a 1940's noir blanket.
Also in Fallout Podcasts
Play⋅ 1.1K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 52 min ⋅ Jan 2020 Get Email Contact
11. Jabberwocky Audio Theater
Washington, District of Columbia, US
Jabberwocky Audio Theater (aka JAT) is a group of storytellers writing, recording, and podcasting out of Deepest Springfield. Inspired by the classic shows of Radio's Golden Age, JAT aims to create well-crafted tales to entertain and engross modern audiences.
Play⋅ 1.2K⋅ 631 ⋅12 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 23 min ⋅ Nov 2020 Get Email Contact
Palimpsest is a (mostly) single-voiced audio drama about memory, identity, and the things that haunt us. Each ten-episode season is a unique and self-contained story, exploring the spaces between horror, fantasy, and psychological realism.
Also in Horror Podcasts
Play⋅ 518⋅ 1.8K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 19 min ⋅ Sep 2017 Get Email Contact
13. Power Rangers: The Audio Drama
A ground up reimagining of the old 90's show. Power Rangers as cool as you thought it was when you were 8.
Also in Power Rangers Podcasts
Play⋅ 724 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 44 min ⋅ Nov 2018 Get Email Contact
14. X-Men: The Audio Drama
X-Men The Audio Drama retells the adventures of the Uncanny X-Men from the very beginning, using the comic book history and stories as a template while retelling and modernizing the tales. Season One told the classic stories of the 'First Class', Season Two now delves into the 'All-New, All-Different' era.
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Play⋅ 640⋅ 724 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 44 min Get Email Contact
15. The Cleansed: A Post-Apocalyptic Saga
Alfred, Maine, US
Equal parts Mad Max and The Stand, this post-apocalyptic saga is set in a world 15 years after the collapse of the world as we know it. A brother and sister grow up in rural Maine and unwittingly embark on an adventure to save the City from the religious zealots and ruthless military fight for control over the fallen world. An epic serialized audio drama adventure with 30 actors, cinematic sound design, and original music.
Play⋅ 2.7K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 34 min ⋅ Jul 2013 Get Email Contact
16. Harlem Queen
'Harlem Queen is an audio drama based on the life and times of Numbers Queen, Madame Stephanie St. Clair during the Harlem Renaissance'. Harlem Queen is Boardwalk Empire meets Downton Abbey.
Play⋅ 145⋅ 1.2K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 16 min ⋅ Feb 2019 Get Email Contact
17. Unwell, a Midwestern Gothic Mystery
Unwell, a Midwestern Gothic Mystery is a new audio drama from HartLife NFP. Releases every other week during the season. Lillian Harper moves to the small town of Mt. Absalom, Ohio, to care for her estranged mother Dorothy after an injury. Living in the town's boarding house which has been run by her family for generations, she discovers conspiracies, ghosts, and a new family in the house's strange assortment of residents.
Also in Road Trip Podcasts
Play⋅ 1.3K⋅ 3.5K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 33 min ⋅ Jan 2019 Get Email Contact
18. Radio Drama Revival
Washington, District of Columbia, US
Radio Drama Revival is dedicated to showcasing the diversity and vitality of modern audio fiction. Now in our 12th year & is one of the internet's longest-running anthology modern audio drama shows. It is a modern audio drama podcast, a weekly showcase of fiction stories post-golden age of radio drama from across the world.
Also in Fiction Podcasts
Play⋅ 2K⋅ 5K⋅ 199 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 48 min ⋅ May 2013 Get Email Contact
19. Fireside Mystery Theatre
New York City, New York, US
Fireside Mystery Theatre is an original audio drama performed and recorded live. We're styled in the fashion of old-time radio theatre with a decidedly modern macabre sensibility! We perform once a month at The Slipper Room in NYC with a full cast, a live, improvised score, and musical acts that complement our anthology of stories. Join host Ms. Ali Silva and with her amazing company of actors and musicians for this varied series of thrilling and chilling tales
Play⋅ 1.2K⋅ 736 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 26 min ⋅ Sep 2014 Get Email Contact
20. NIGHTLIGHT: A Horror Fiction Podcast
Austin, Texas, US
Winner Best Fiction Podcast (Ignyte) featuring creepy stories with full audio production written by Black writers and performed by Black actors. So scary it'll make you want to leave your night light on.
Also in Scary Story Podcasts, Black Horror Podcasts
Play⋅ 4.9K ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact
21. Greater Boston
Boston, Massachusetts, US
Greater Boston is a bi-monthly full-cast audio drama that blends the real and the unreal, the historical and the fantastical. It all begins with the death of Leon Stamatis, a man for whom the least hint of uncertainty makes life unbearable. But by leaving the world, he has irrevocably changed it. Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason.
Play⋅ 456⋅ 3.7K ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 21 min ⋅ Dec 2015 Get Email Contact
22. The Amelia Project
The Amelia Project is a secret agency that fakes its clients' deaths, then lets them reappear with a brand new identity! A black comedy full of secrets, twists... and cocoa.
Play⋅ 854⋅ 6.7K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 17 min ⋅ Nov 2017 Get Email Contact
23. ADWIT: The Audio Drama Writers' Independent Toolkit
Want there to be more good audio drama? Lindsay and Sarah do. Each episode, they'll discuss an aspect of audio drama, examples from current audio drama podcasts, and writing exercises so writers can play along. Join Sarah Golding and Lindsay Harris Friel on a voyage of discovery on the seas of audio drama podcasts.
Play⋅ 146 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 28 min ⋅ Mar 2021 Get Email Contact
24. Victoria's Lift
Part Twilight Zone but wholly unique, The Lift is an ongoing audio drama featuring a mysterious girl who guides visitors to their transformations. A dark place whose original luster is now lost to time, the unlikely, old Victorian building sits overlooked by most on the edge of Pittsburgh. Originally built as a luxury residence for some of the city's most well to do residents, it now serves a different purpose. Within its dilapidated walls sits The Lift. Step inside and ride it to the floor chosen for your transformation.
Also in The Twilight Zone Podcasts
Play⋅ 871⋅ 1.7K ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 36 min ⋅ Oct 2015 Get Email Contact
25. Janus Descending
New York City, New York, US
A limited series, science fiction/horror audio drama podcast, follows the arrival of two xenoarcheologists on a small world orbiting a binary star. But what starts as an expedition to survey the planet and the remains of a lost alien civilization, turns into a monstrous game of cat and mouse, as the two scientists are left to face the creatures that killed the planet in the first place.
Play⋅ 113⋅ 712 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 25 min ⋅ Oct 2018 Get Email Contact
26. The Pasithea Powder
The Pasithea Powder is a monthly audio drama from Bad Wine Productions. In a faraway world, Captain Sophie Green is recovering from a war that ripped her planet apart and left her personal relationships for dead. Among the many atrocities committed on both sides was the invention of Pasithea Powder, a drug with memory-altering properties. Thankfully, the drug has been eradicated and only a handful of scientists now political prisoners know how to recreate it. When Sophie sees one of those scientists walking free, she has no choice but to turn to an estranged friend for help.
Play⋅ 842 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 37 min ⋅ Oct 2019 Get Email Contact
27. UNSHACKLED! Audio Dramas
Chicago, Illinois, US
Real people, real stories, stirring dramatic accounts of hopelessness and the hope that changes everything. These are UNSHACKLED! Audio Dramas, with the award-winning storytelling that's been unique to UNSHACKLED! Ministries for more than 70 years but this time, with a behind-the-scenes look. So join us as we dramatize true stories of transformation and share lesser-known details that have made us the longest-running audio drama in history.
Play⋅ 4.5K⋅ 236 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 31 min ⋅ Dec 2020 Get Email Contact
28. Sonic Cinema Productions
Previously from Electric Vicuna Productions,. collected in this podcast are two decades of audio drama productions and creations from Jack J. Ward including original works, series, fan-fiction, and remakes and reimaginings of audio drama.Jack J. Ward is one of the stalwarts of the modern audio drama movement as he created and co-hosts The Sonic Society (the longest-running showcase of the medium), and is CEO of the Mutual Audio Network (the world's largest curated collection of modern audio drama and audio fiction in podcast form).
Play 30 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 31 min Get Email Contact
29. Edict Zero - FIS
Home of the Science Fiction Audio Drama series.
Play⋅ 912⋅ 1.7K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Jul 2010 Get Email Contact
30. Mercury's Wake
Los Angeles, California, US
Welcome to Vegas and a very long weekend, that is to say, welcome to the fictional metaverse of Mercury's Wake where the paranormal, alien encounters, parallel universes, quantum jumping, and karmic destiny can't hold a candle to the gamble of real life - a podcast that has a stickiness of a comedic-sci-fi soap opera on steroids, telling the before-and-after of an unforeseen tragedy.
Play⋅ 215⋅ 634 ⋅5 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 27 min Get Email Contact
31. Dirt | An Audio Drama
Seattle, Washington, US
A strange letter. An impossible sender. Secrets are hidden in the ground. From STUDIO5705, a new scripted fiction podcast set in present-day Washington State about a man's journey to unlock a family mystery and find things long ago buried.
Play⋅ 25⋅ 1.2K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 35 min ⋅ Sep 2020 Get Email Contact
32. Open-Door Playhouse
Henderson, Nevada, US
Open-Door Playhouse is a 501c3 non-profit that supports new and emerging writers by producing audio plays in the style of living Radio Plays popular in the 1940s & 1950s. Our goal is to introduce emerging and unknown playwrights with an opportunity to have their works, produced in a 'Radio Play' format.
Play⋅ 219⋅ 32 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 18 min Get Email Contact
33. Tales of the Night Sky | Greek & Roman Star Myths
Original audio drama with spectacular soundscapes, based on the Greco-Roman myths behind the constellations. Written and directed by Bibi Jacob, these moving and sometimes humorous tales, brim with tragedy, injustice, and violence.
Also in Mythology Podcasts, Greek Mythology Podcasts
Play 2 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 21 min ⋅ Dec 2019 Get Email Contact
34. A Scottish Podcast the Audio Drama Series
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
'A Scottish Podcast' is a serialized modern audio drama. It chronicles the story of Lee, a washed-up former radio DJ who launches a paranormal investigation podcast. You'll walk through the long-forgotten catacombs under Edinburgh. Sail out to the lonely and abandoned island of St.Caillic. Visit dingy pubs, run-down industrial estates, and obscure non-league football grounds.
Play⋅ 528⋅ 2.4K ⋅2 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 15 min ⋅ Jul 2016 Get Email Contact
35. Wolf 359
WOLF 359 is a radio drama in the tradition of the Golden Age of Radio shows. Set onboard the U.S.S. Hephaestus space station, the dysfunctional crew deals with daily life-or-death emergencies, while searching for signs of alien life and discovering there might be more to their mission than they thought. Tune into your home away from home... seven and a half light-years away from Earth...
Play⋅ 4K⋅ 11.9K ⋅ Aug 2014 Get Email Contact
36. Voice of All | The Magic Story Audio Drama
Austin, Texas, US
We bring the story of Magic: the Gathering to life, with voice talents provided by the community itself!
Play⋅ 998 ⋅ May 2016 Get Email Contact
37. Audio Drama Reviews
Champaign, Illinois, US
Welcome to the Audio Drama Reviews podcast. Started as a blog in 2011 and became the longest-running review site for podcast fiction and audio dramas.
Play⋅ 417⋅ 1.9K ⋅5 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 5 min ⋅ Feb 2016 Get Email Contact
38. The White Vault
Explore the far reaches of the world's horrors in the audio drama podcast - The White Vault. Follow the collected records of a repair team sent to Outpost Fristed in the vast white wastes of Svalbard and unravel what lies waiting in the ice below. This Fool and Scholar production is intended for mature audiences.
Play⋅ 3.8K⋅ 8.4K ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 34 min ⋅ Aug 2017 Get Email Contact
39. The Audio Drama Show
Canterbury, England, UK
Bringing you the best of original and adapted English language drama classical and modern from talented independent writers and producers.
Also in UK Drama Podcasts
Play⋅ 103 ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 24 min ⋅ Mar 2020 Get Email Contact
40. Wireless Theatre Company Audio Drama
London, England, UK
Full cast audio drama productions from the award-winning Wireless Theatre Company.
Play⋅ 1.4K⋅ 6.6K ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 42 min ⋅ Aug 2016 Get Email Contact
41. The Leviathan Chronicles
The Leviathan Chronicles is a full-cast audio drama about a race of immortals that have been secretly living in a hidden city called Leviathan, deep under the Pacific Ocean. It is the ultimate science fiction and fantasy audio drama podcast utilizing over 60 actors with professional sound effects and an original soundtrack in every episode.
Also in Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book Podcasts
9.3K⋅ 3.1K ⋅ Apr 2008 Get Email Contact
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Bad Things Will Happen. A horror comedy audio drama podcast from Tin Can Audio.
Play⋅ 1.3K ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 14 min ⋅ Apr 2018 Get Email Contact
43. PTAC's Audio Drama Series Podcast
The Phoenix Theatre & Arts Company's Audio Drama Series is a weekly podcast featuring dramatic readings and adaptations of short stories, plays, poems, and more similar to an old-time radio production!
Play⋅ 431⋅ 4 ⋅5 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 25 min ⋅ Oct 2020 Get Email Contact
44. The Mermaid and The Lion
The Mermaid and the Lion is a scripted audio drama about two imperfect people who are working on perfecting their love for one another. All relationships are not created equal and no one has the right to determine if your situation is toxic but you. Staying married forever is almost an anomaly; and those who make it have a very dirty story to tell.
Also in Mermaid Podcasts
Play⋅ 700⋅ 725 ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 13 min ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact
Ten years ago, over three hundred men, women and children disappeared from a small town in Tennessee, never to be heard from again. In this podcast, American Public Radio reporter Lia Haddock asks the question once more, What happened to the people of Limetown?
Play⋅ 37K⋅ 11.4K ⋅ Jul 2015 Get Email Contact
46. Shadows: The Audio Drama
New York City, 1983. A private investigator with paranormal ties receives a call from a stripper, whose mother was murdered. A crime lord's sociopathic son inherits his father's fortune and position. And Bakuul, the dark god, grows stronger, as he prepares to enter this world. Shadows is a noir dark fantasy crime thriller, written and produced by Reuben Saffer-Meng.
Play Nov 2020 Get Email Contact
47. The Ordinary Epic
A comedic audio drama about found families, role-playing games, dungeons, and (occasionally) dragons. Best Podcast or Online Audio Drama finalist at the 2020 BBC Audio Drama Awards.
Play⋅ 324⋅ 353 ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 35 min ⋅ Mar 2019 Get Email Contact
48. TAKEN--A Metaphysical Fantasy Audio Drama
STIR up your godly imagination and SET YOUR MIND on things above with TAKEN A Metaphysical Fantasy Audio Drama. He was searching for a cure. He found the Creator. Dive into this UPLIFTING, family-friendly READ and get ready to SOAR.
Play Nov 2020 Get Email Contact
49. Lennie Gray (An Audio Drama Podcast)
Chicago, Illinois, US
Lennie Gray is a biweekly audio drama podcast set in the American South during the early part of the 20th Century. Lennie Gray yearns for a life beyond the suffocating walls that enclose her within. She has known from an early age that she is meant to live a better life, but she is hemmed in by the limits imposed on women. Lennie Gray is set in motion when she attempts to escape from marriage to a loathsome man.
Play⋅ 819 ⋅ Jun 2019 Get Email Contact
50. Entropy: An Original Sci-Fi Audio Drama
It is a time of peace and tranquility. In the year 2309, Humanity has progressed past the Solar System and has created several colonies across a new route of travel in the galaxy, known as the Colonial Spine. However, the unsuspecting people of Earth and her colonies will be shaken to their core by a malevolent criminal empire, hellbent on destroying humanity and building it anew.
Play⋅ 22⋅ 505 ⋅ Jan 2021 Get Email Contact
51. Batman | Echoes Of The Knight | Fan Audio-Drama
Echoes of The Knight Is a Non-Profit Fan-Made Batman Audio Drama inspired by the Golden Age roots of the character and seeks to give new talent the chance to tell unique Batman stories in a format relatively unexplored by the Dark Knight. Echoes of the Knight will be made up of 10-20 minute audio dramas releasing weekly.
Play⋅ 2.4K ⋅ Aug 2020 Get Email Contact
Audio Drama Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Alexander Danner & Jeff Van Dreason||greaterbostonshow.com||148|
|Fool and Scholar Productions||play.acast.com||82|
|Moonlight Audio Theatre||moonlightaudiotheatre.ca||79|
|Audio Drama Reviews||anchor.fm||65|
Audio Drama Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|Edict Zero FIS Episode||3|