TAG: historical fiction

CRAIGLOCKHART CRAIGLOCKHART Full Cast Historical Fiction Series WW1 - 1917. When David Allister, a facially disfigured war hero, writes a biting condemnation of the war, he is placed in the care of Dr. Ethan Drury at Craiglockhart mental hospital until he agrees to publish a retraction. While there, he meets Arthur Bridgland, a shell-shocked soldier obsessed with returning to battle after having been labeled a coward. David delights in tormenting Arthur until he meets and falls in love with Arthur's suf… , , ,
Dueling Pistols Dueling Pistols Full Cast Historical Fiction Series Both men raised a pistol for the chance to start again. One would pull the trigger to protect a friend. One to eliminate an enemy. Of the seven witnesses, one man had just struck gold, one spoke a psalm to clear away the sins of his son, and two men present were no men at all. The town Madame was there, her pockets lined with treasure. The Mayor was there, believing himself a king. The Sheriff arrived as they were counting out their paces; b… , , , ,
Greyhounds Greyhounds Full Cast Historical Fiction Series The year is 1941. Preparations have begun for a production of Shakespeare's Henry V. The objective? To fund a Spitfire... Website RSS Feed Additional Links Anchor SoundCloud Listen to a SampleGreyhounds and Spitfires - A Flying Start. , , ,
L'Histoire L'Histoire Full Cast Historical Fiction Anthology Compelling audio dramas that bring history to life. From wartime collaboration to medieval murder, these radio plays provide an insight into the personalities behind the myths. Mature Website RSS Feed Additional Links , , , ,
Lady Lucy Lady Lucy Full Cast Historical Fiction Series Lady Lucy is an audio drama inspired by Shakespeare's “Dark Lady” Sonnets, 127-154. Between running her brothel, fighting the Church, murdering her friends' abusive husbands, and pretending to be a poet, the last thing Lucy needed back in 1586 was a surprise visit from her former flame , , , ,
Miriam and Youssef Miriam and Youssef Full Cast Historical Fiction Series A 10-part drama about the founding of Israel. Miriam is a Jewish immigrant to Palestine, and Youssef is an Arab inhabitant driven into exile. Website RSS Feed Additional Links Apple Podcasts Listen to a SampleIntroducing Miriam and Youssef , , ,
Outliers Outliers Narrated Historical Fiction Anthology Outliers is an historic fiction podcast that explores how big events filter down and are viewed and shaped by the people in the shadows. Themes of otherness, change, gender and the meaning of power are explored through the eyes of characters who have not traditionally held the historic limelight. Enjoy this anthology of stories from award-winning contemporary writers as they reveal the people hiding in the shadows of real events, at some of the g… , , ,
Passion And The Plague Passion And The Plague Narrated Historical Fiction Anthology Tales from a lockdown long ago. In 1348 a group of ten friends leave plague-struck Florence for the countryside and, to keep their spirits up, they tell each other stories. The idea for the Decameron, one of Europe's great literary works, is born. , , ,
Temujin Temujin Full Cast Historical Fiction Series Fallen aristocrat Jamukha is surrendered to the camp of his sworn brother and rival, Genghis Khan. Told from Jamukha's perspective on what might be the last night of his life, TEMUJIN: AN AUDIO DRAMA tells the story of two young warlords caught between empire-building and tender brotherhood. TEMUJIN: AN AUDIO DRAMA is an audio-only historical drama, and an adaptation of the Central Asian epic The Secret History of the Mongols. , , , ,
The Ernie Pyle Experiment! The Ernie Pyle Experiment! Full Cast Historical Fiction Series The Ernie Pyle Experiment! was created from the archives of the Ernie Pyle collection at the Lilly Library of Indiana University. It is a thirteen-episode podcast chronicling Ernie Pyle's pre-war work as a travelling columnist for the Scripps-Howard Newspaper syndicate. , , ,
The Visitation: Defoe's A Journal of the Plague Year The Visitation: Defoe's A Journal of the Plague Year Narrated Historical Fiction Series This podcast is a reading of Daniel Defoe's A Journal of the Plague Year, an account of the plague that afflicted London in 1665. Published in 1722, the work represents itself as the testimony of an eyewitness living in London at the time of the plague, but it is actually a work of fiction, based on exhaustive historical research. , , ,
Voyage of the August Voyage of the August Full Cast Historical Fiction Series A tale of queer love and mutiny on the high seas! The Voyage of the August chronicles the final voyage of a merchant ship bound for England in 1717, whose crew takes their fate into their own hands. This work of historical fiction is presented as a serial radio drama, to be released in nine weekly installments. , , , ,
Young Ben Franklin Young Ben Franklin Full Cast Historical Fiction Series Before he was Benjamin Franklin, inventor and statesman, he was just Ben, a boy in Colonial Boston with an adventurous spirit, a curious mind...and a penchant for getting into trouble. Meet our most endearing founding father at fourteen; a charming rebel years away from discovering the ageless sayings and brilliant inventions that made him famous. When Ben and his friends stumble upon a mysterious letter leading to a legendary treasure, h… , , ,
1865 1865 Full Cast Historical Fiction Series April 15, 1865. President Lincoln is dead and the country in turmoil. Secretary of War Edwin Stanton takes control, determined to bring the assassin to justice—but the hunt for John Wilkes Booth isn't all that grips Stanton. , , ,