45 Best Drama Podcasts
Here are 45 Best Drama Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. Drama of the Week
Every Friday we bring you a new drama from BBC Radio 4 or Radio 3. Exercise your imagination with some of the best writers and actors on radio. Storytelling at its very best.
Also in BBC Podcasts, UK Drama Podcasts, BBC Drama Podcasts
Play⋅ 915.9K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 50 min Get Email Contact More
2. Dramas with a Side of Kimchi
Join The Fangirls Kmuse, Kdrama Jen, Drama Geek, Clkytta, and Karie the Maknae as they discuss currently airing Korean and other Asian dramas, play games to pick the next best drama to watch, and have fun together. Every kdrama fan is welcome to the Fangirl Party!
Also in Korean Drama Podcasts
Play⋅ 3.3K⋅ 929 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 49 min ⋅ Oct 2017 Get Email Contact More
3. Dramas Over Flowers
We're Saya, Anisa, and Paroma. Three women of South Asian descent, brought up in three different continents, as diverse in our cultural outlooks as we are in our accents. With our powers of drama analysis combined, we formed Dramas Over Flowers: a podcast that lets us work through our joys and frustrations of drama watching.
Play⋅ 678⋅ 1.4K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 69 min ⋅ Apr 2018 Get Email Contact More
4. 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.
Also in Audio Drama Podcasts
Play⋅ 103⋅ 1.8K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 26 min ⋅ Jun 2019 Get Email Contact More
5. 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⋅ 6.8K⋅ 1.3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 17 min ⋅ Nov 2017 Get Email Contact More
6. Drama School Dropout
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Listen to me, a Drama School Dropout talk to my friends about the highs and lows of being a drama school student, graduate, and dropout and trying to break into the industry!
Play⋅ 20⋅ 375 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 61 min ⋅ Oct 2020 Get Email Contact More
7. The Serious TV Drama Podcast
A man of words (Scot) joins forces with a man of adventure (Dan) to discuss the best and (sometimes worst) in television.
Play⋅ 131 ⋅5 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 101 min Get Email Contact More
8. The Aside Podcast
The Aside Podcast exists to educate Victorian drama teachers and students about all things theatre. This podcast is a free resource supported by Drama Victoria Australia's oldest Drama Association.
Play⋅ 231 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 16 min ⋅ Nov 2017 Get Email Contact More
9. 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 More
10. Purple Radio Drama
Durham, England, UK
Welcome to Purple Radio Drama, the new home of radio theatre at Durham University! Purple Radio has teamed up with Durham Student Theatre to bring you exclusive monologues, plays, and adaptations recorded in living rooms and bedrooms across the world by some of the brightest student writers, actors, and production teams.
Play⋅ 3.5K⋅ 2.4K ⋅30 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 33 min ⋅ Aug 2020 Get Email Contact More
11. 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 More
12. 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.
Play⋅ 506⋅ 765 ⋅12 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 54 min ⋅ Jun 2016 Get Email Contact More
13. 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 More
14. 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 More
15. Strange Tales
Tales of the strange and bizarre, the weird and the wicked. Stories not necessarily of the supernatural, but of the unnatural. Radio drama at its most mysterious and unusual. Abnormal old time radio every Sunday.
Also in Old Time Radio Podcasts
Play⋅ 1.1K⋅ 1.2K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Jan 2010 Get Email Contact More
16. Drama On One
RTÉ Radio Drama's audio theatre department has for decades proudly brought audiences the very best dramatic writing and performances for radio from Ireland. Listen every Sunday night at 8 pm at RTÉ Radio 1.
Play⋅ 1.4K⋅ 1.7K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 35 min ⋅ Jul 2016 Get Email Contact More
17. Greater Boston Podcast
Boston, Massachusetts, US
Greater Boston is a bi-monthly full-cast audio drama set in the Boston metro area, blending the real and the unreal, the historical and the fantastical. It all begins with the death of Leon Stamatis, a man so enamored of predictability that the least hint of uncertainty makes life unbearable. But by leaving the world, he has irrevocably changed it.
Also in Drama Blogs
Play⋅ 336⋅ 3.7K⋅ 487 ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 35 min ⋅ Jan 2016 Get Email Contact More
18. Radio Drama Revival
Washington, District of Columbia, US
Radio Drama Revival is a bi-weekly podcast featuring the best of contemporary audio drama.
Play⋅ 2K⋅ 4.9K⋅ 199 ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 48 min Get Email Contact More
19. The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio
Boise, Idaho, US
On the Great Detectives of Old Time Radio, every day we feature a different detective program. Our current line-up is Box 13, Dick Tracy, The Man Called X, Mystery is My Hobby, Yours Truly Johnny Dollar, and T-Man. Podcast Award-nominated Host Adam Graham has been your guide through each series since 2009 as he provides insightful commentary and humor after each episode as well as responding to listener questions and feedback.
Play⋅ 8.3K⋅ 1.4K ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 43 min Get Email Contact More
20. Radio Theater Channel
A mix of classic & modern radio shows - most with RESTORED AUDIO.
Play⋅ 940⋅ 130 ⋅15 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 64 min Get Email Contact More
21. 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 More
22. Return Home
Return Home is a serialized audio drama, done in the style of radio shows of ages past. It is fully produced in stereo sound, to make you feel like you are part of the action. Though you can listen however you would like, it's recommended you do so with headphones. Alone, In a darkened room.
Also in Horror Comedy Podcasts
Play⋅ 959⋅ 2.7K ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 6 min ⋅ Feb 2016 Get Email Contact More
23. Little Town of Rainbow
The Little Town of Rainbow, set in 1882 Nevada, is a psychological-mystery-western-thriller, in the same vein as 1984 and the claustrophobia induced by an ever-watchful eye, but also the romantic beauty of the 19th century American Southwest, à la, Riders of the Purple Sage. Vincent John is a Romany writer and filmmaker and the creator of Little Town of Rainbow.
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24. 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 More
25. K Drama on the Rocks
Longtime friends Alycia and Sarah do what they've done for years: talk about Korean dramas. Every series gets liquor. Every episode gets a cocktail. Your hosts invite you to the sour, sweet, and intoxicating world of K Drama. Drink responsibly drama recklessly!
Play 1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 84 min ⋅ Jul 2019 Get Email Contact More
26. Jim Robbie and the Wanderers
Jim Robbie and the Wanderers is a bi-monthly radio drama podcast.A troupe of musicians is traveling a surreal post-apocalyptic America with their robot companion Jim Robbie, entertaining and sticking their noses where they don't belong. The United States that the Wanderers inhabit is full of all sorts of strange and wonderful surprises, from zombies, cactus people, underwater kingdoms to vampires, messed up physics, and mad scientists.
Play⋅ 386⋅ 612 ⋅ Oct 2015 Get Email Contact More
27. 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 More
28. The Bright Sessions | Science Fiction
Los Angeles, California, US
The Bright Sessions is a science fiction podcast that follows a group of therapy patients. But these are not your typical patients - each has a unique supernatural ability. The show documents their struggles and discoveries as well as the motivations of their mysterious therapist, Dr. Bright.
Also in Sci-fi Podcasts, Fiction Podcasts
Play⋅ 6.4K⋅ 16.5K⋅ 905 ⋅6 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 32 min ⋅ Oct 2015 Get Email Contact More
29. Fulmar's Folly
Tense post-apocalyptic drama set aboard the Cooper family's small sailboat, Fulmar's Folly. Two years after civilisation has collapsed from a zombie like pandemic, the Cooper's fight extreme pressures to survive against hostile survivors, the infected and the sea itself. Each episode told from a different member of the families point of view - giving their personal and unique perspective on the events, past trauma, current fears and search for hope.
Play 5 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 47 min Get Email Contact More
30. Manx Radio Dramas
Isle of Man
A series of different radio dramas and productions produced for Manx Radio.
Play⋅ 46.7K⋅ 17.5K ⋅3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 42 min ⋅ Mar 2019 Get Email Contact More
31. Drama NSW Podcast
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
A podcast for students, teachers, practitioners, and anyone interested in Drama. We have interviews with those working in the industry, educators, and past students to help you look specifically at areas covered in the NSW Drama syllabus and the broader Drama world.
Play⋅ 2.1K⋅ 264 ⋅ Mar 2020 Get Email Contact More
32. 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 More
33. 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 More
34. Drama on Newstalk
Series celebrating the best in home-grown radio drama, from some of Ireland's finest radio producers.
Play⋅ 182.8K⋅ 301.2K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 45 min Get Email Contact More
35. SUSPENSE Radio Drama
Los Angeles, California, US
Revival of the classic old-time radio anthology series, with all-new stories performed by a crack company of Hollywood actors! Young Entertainer Awards winner, Peabody/Webby/Voice Arts Awards finalist.
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36. Campfire Radio Theater
Campfire Radio Theater, a modern audio drama horror anthology... Horror radio rises from the dead! Thrill to the twisted chills of a modern horror anthology fully dramatized and soundscaped in the tradition of terror classics such as Nightfall and Lights Out! Hear the fear!
Also in Horror Podcasts, Horror Anthology Podcasts
Play⋅ 2.1K⋅ 1.6K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 34 min ⋅ Dec 2011 Get Email Contact More
37. M-CHS Drama Radio
M-CHS Drama is proud to present a series of classic radio dramas, stories of a past generation told by the voices of the next generation. M-CHS Drama invites you to relive the past as we bring the theatre to you wherever you are.
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38. The Radio Drama Society Of Montreal
A collective of performing artists from the Montreal theatre community telling important stories through modern media.
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39. Oh K Drama
Two friends break down and recap episodes of Korean dramas.
Play⋅ 84⋅ 176 ⋅ Oct 2018 Get Email Contact More
40. The Lesser Known Radio Drama Series
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
A high school A/V club on Canada's west coast brings students and teachers together to put new spins on the classic radio drama genre with original audio plays of their own, creating a space to build everyone's confidence and sense of community.
Play⋅ 972⋅ 921 ⋅2 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 9 min ⋅ Jan 2021 Get Email Contact More
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 More
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Yours Truly Johnny Blogger||greatdetectives.net||320|
|RTÉ Radio 1||rte.ie||162|
|Alexander Danner & Jeff Van Dreason||greaterbostonshow.com||148|
|Fool and Scholar Productions||play.acast.com||82|
|Audio Drama Reviews||anchor.fm||65|
|BBC Radio 4||bbc.co.uk||48|
Drama Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|Yours Truly Johnny Dollar||22|
|Tales Of The Texas Rangers||21|
|Amazing World Of Radio||16|
|Keen And Company||14|
|Man Called X||10|
|Casey Crime Photographer||8|
|I Hate Crime||4|
|Murder At Midnight||2|
|Cbs Radio Mystery Theater||2|
|Nbc Short Story||1|
|Arch Obolers Plays||1|
|Man Of A Thousand Voices||1|
|One Actor Playing All Roles||1|
|TV Show Fictional||1|
|Young Woman Killed||1|
Drama Podcasts By Category
|Category||No. of Podcasts|
|Audio Drama Podcasts||51|
|Korean Drama Podcasts||39|
|British OR UK Drama Podcasts||14|
|Bold and The Beautiful Podcasts||5|
|Chinese Drama Podcasts||4|
|Japanese Drama Podcasts||1|