• "Alice in Wonderland" Chapter 6, by Lewis Carroll: Pig and Pepper

    Alice arrives at the house of the duchess to meet with a rather chaotic scene involving a frenetic cook, a sneezing baby and a grinning Cheshire cat.

    17m - Aug 16, 2020
  • "Alice in Wonderland" Chapter 5, by Lewis Carroll: Advice from a Caterpillar

    Alice has a conversation with a rather languid, very objectionable caterpillar.

    S1E14 - 15m - Aug 8, 2020
  • "Right Ho, Jeeves" Part 3, by P.G. Wodehouse

    Chapters 5 and 6 of P.G Wodehouse's 'Right Ho, Jeeves.' Bertie sends Gussie over to Brinkley Court and has to deal with Aunt Dahlia's disapproving correspondence. Subscribe to the podcast if you enjoy the episode and aren't subscribed yet.

    S1E13 - 29m - Aug 1, 2020
  • "Alice in Wonderland" Chapter 4 by Lewis Carroll: The Rabbit Sends in a Little Bill

    The rabbit returns - and sends Alice on an unexpected errand.

    S1E12 - 17m - Jul 25, 2020
  • "Alice in Wonderland" Chapter 3 by Lewis Carroll: A Caucus-Race and a Long Tale

    Alice and her new acquaintances run a curious race - among other curious things.

    S1E11 - 12m - Jul 18, 2020
  • "Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Speckled Band" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Soon to be married, Helen Stoner comes to Sherlock Holmes, terrified that she may meet the same fate as her twin sister, who died mysteriously two years earlier - right after announcing her own engagement. Suspicious of foul play at the hands of her vicious step father, she implores Holmes and Watson to help her. A diabolical plot unfolds.

    S1E10 - 1h 1m - Jul 10, 2020
  • "Right Ho, Jeeves" Part 2, by P.G. Wodehouse

    Bertie tries to find a solution to Gussie's problem and objects to Jeeves' handling of the matter. Shortly after, he is visited rather unexpectedly by a rampaging aunt Dahlia, following a rather 'rummy' telegram exchange. Today on the podcast, it's chapters 2 through 4 of P.G. Wodehouse's "Right Ho, Jeeves."

    S1E9 - 34m - Jul 3, 2020
  • "Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    As the city of London prepares for Christmas, newspapers report the theft of the near-priceless gemstone, the "Blue Carbuncle", from the hotel suite of the Countess of Morcar. Sherlock Holmes and Watson set out to uncover the mystery.

    S1E8 - 47m - Jun 25, 2020
  • "The Tell Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe

    In this chilling Gothic tale, the narrator tries to convince us of his own sanity - while detailing a murder he has committed. He outlines his reasons, his calculated method, and eventually, the manner of his ultimate unraveling. Edgar Allan Poe was renowned for his preoccupation with the macabre. This story is another fascinating illustration of his ability to explore the dysfunctional mind.

    S1E2 - 15m - Jun 17, 2020
  • "The Hanging Stranger" by Philip K. Dick

    On his way home, Ed Loyce stumbles across a dead body hanging from a street light. He wants to get to the bottom of it - but strangely, no one else seems to care. This story was written by science fiction writer, Philip K. Dick and was adapted into a TV episode of 'Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams' in 2017 (A show based on 9 of his short stories). Movies such as Blade Runner, A Scanner Darkly, Totall Recall, Minority Report and The Adjustment Bureau, among several others, have all been based entirely on Philip K. Dick's books. He died in 1982 at the age of 53, but in the 40 odd years since his passing, his work continues to inspire science fiction writers and film makers to a profound degree. This week's story 'The Hanging Stranger', explores dark themes of societal oblivion and corporate control that are remarkably relevant to today's world in so many respects.

    S1E5 - 42m - Jun 17, 2020
  • "The Black Cat" by Edgar Allan Poe

    Another chilling tale from Edgar Allan Poe. Tortured by his own guilt, the narrator spins an icy tale of murder, paranoia and a certain black cat named Pluto.

    S1E7 - 26m - Jun 17, 2020
  • "Right Ho, Jeeves" Part 1, by P.G. Wodehouse

    Bertram Wooster returns from holiday to find that Gussie Fink-Nottle has been confiding in his valet Jeeves, on the subject of his unrequited love for a certain Madeline Bassett. Hilarity ensues. P.G. Wodehouse was a prolific English writer and humorist. The characters of Bertie and Jeeves and the world he created for them - among several others - are at once unmistakable, hilarious and unforgettable.

    S1E6 - 24m - Jun 17, 2020
  • "Alice in Wonderland" Chapter 2, by Lewis Carroll: The Pool of Tears

    As Alice continues her unexpected adventure, she soon discovers that, in this strange place, the only thing that's certain is that nothing is.

    S1E4 - 13m - Jun 17, 2020
  • "Alice in Wonderland" Chapter 1, by Lewis Carroll: Down the Rabbit Hole

    In this famous first chapter of Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland," a very curious Alice chases a white rabbit in a waistcoat down a rabbit hole... and things get very strange very quickly.

    S1E3 - 14m - Jun 17, 2020
  • "Sherlock Holmes: A Scandal in Bohemia" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    When the king of Bohemia hires Sherlock Holmes to retrieve a compromising photograph from a former love interest, Holmes meets his match in the clever and beautiful Irene Adler.

    In this episode, Atta Otigba narrates "A Scandal in Bohemia," a short story from arguably the master of detective fiction, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of, without question, the most famous detective of them all - Sherlock Holmes.

    S1E1 - 51m - Jun 5, 2020
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