Dec 5, 2021
In this festive special we explore the legends and lore of Herne the Hunter. We examine his appearances in classics such The Box of Delights, The Dark is Rising and Robin of Sherwood, explore his connections with the Wild Hunt and Christmas, and untangle his history and folklore from Shakespeare, ghost stories, and the...
Jan 24, 2021
In the second episode of our series on Jack the Giant Killer we discover the various legends and old stories than underpin the saga, a journey in which we will encounter the likes of King Arthur, Bluebeard, and Perseus.
Jan 18, 2021
In the first episode of a new podcast series, we look at the old tale of Jack the Giant Killer and trace its origins through history and folklore.
May 11, 2019
In a the first of little two part series that follows on neatly from the Pet Sematary shows, we explore that famous horror trope the cursed Indian Burial Ground. IN this episode we trace the history and development of this particular now somewhat cliched plot element.
Dec 23, 2018
In this special episode, Mr Jim Moon continues his investigations into the tradition of telling ghost stories for Christmas. While last year we traced the origins of the Christmas ghost story in literature, in this show we hunt down the ghosts of folklore and local legend and discover what spirits walk abroad at...