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Grandma Guignol

Drama

Welcome to the mysterious English seaside town of Whitby, where all the monsters and demons of old come to retire and live out the remainder of their spooky days and nights. There's a strange new landlady in town, opening a B&B by the harbour: a lady with a tall black beehive, nasty scars about her person and a very chequered past... An eight-part audio drama written by Paul Magrs (Doctor Who), and starring Anne Reid (Last Tango in Halifax)

Welcome to the mysterious English seaside town of Whitby, where all the monsters and demons of old come to retire and live out the remainder of their spooky days and nights. There's a strange new landlady in town, opening a B&B by the harbour: a lady with a tall black beehive, nasty scars about her person and a very chequered past... An eight-part audio drama written by Paul Magrs (Doctor Who), and starring Anne Reid (Last Tango in Halifax)

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Welcome to the mysterious English seaside town of Whitby, where all the monsters and demons of old come to retire and live out the remainder of their spooky days and nights. There's a strange new landlady in town, opening a B&B by the harbour: a lady with a tall black beehive, nasty scars about her person and a very chequered past... An eight-part audio drama written by Paul Magrs (Doctor Who), and starring Anne Reid (Last Tango in Halifax)

Language:

English

Contact:

44 (0)7771657529


Episodes

1.8 Effie Ties the Knot

4/18/2018
There are a rash of prehensile-trunk related murders on the streets of Whitby, but Effie won’t be warned. Worse, Keith the Elephant Man has recognized Brenda as his nineteenth century nemesis. Now Keith has decreed that Brenda must die – and that Effie must be his bride..! Written by Paul Magrs and starring Anne Reid See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:54:11

1.7 The Elephant Man

4/11/2018
Romance has come Effie’s way. She has started to date Keith, a latter-day Elephant Man who lives in a caravan. But Brenda is suspicious of her best friend’s paramour: the real Elephant Man didn't have a trunk and large ears. She should know, she met him… Written by Paul Magrs and starring Anne Reid. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:32:24

1.6 Mummy Issues

4/4/2018
Brenda uncovers a dastardly scheme involving exotic tea leaves, vital life essences and a certain desiccated princess from ancient times. Danger rears its bandaged head, and it isn’t just Professor Marius Keyes who has mummy issues... Written by Paul Magrs and starring Anne Reid See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:41:24

1.5 Spicy Tea and Sympathy

3/28/2018
Brenda and Effie visit Whitby’s new tearoom in the park. It is owned by the dashing Professor Marius Keyes, and stuffed with Egyptian Antiquities of all kinds… including real mummies. But why does his odd-tasting tea send both women a bit woozy? Written by Paul Magrs and starring Anne Reid See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:45:34

1.4 Master of Puppets

3/21/2018
Brenda’s supernatural investigations lead her to a olde-worlde toyshop tucked up an alley in Robin Hood’s Bay. There is strangeness occurring at the seaside, and our heroine will be forced to beat off the forces of darkness before the night is through. Written by Paul Magrs and starring Anne Reid See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:39:50

1.3 Bat Out of Hull

3/14/2018
At Whitby’s Christmas Hotel, a once-famous ventriloquist delights in causing chaos and putting the willies up old women. Why does long-eared bat puppet Tolstoy seem eerily alive of his own accord? Written by Paul Magrs and starring Anne Reid See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:41:08

1.2 Effie and the Erl King

3/7/2018
Brenda has teamed up with neighbour Effie to investigate the mystery of the ghostly singing cat on the rooftops of the old town, and the savage maulings of old ladies in lonely alleyways. Also - there's something very peculiar about the horrible oil painting Effie has dragged home from auction. Can it really be coming to ghastly life? Written by Paul Magrs and starring Anne Reid See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:46:23

1.1 The Woman in a Black Beehive

3/7/2018
There's a strange new landlady in the seaside town of Whitby, opening a B&B by the harbour; a lady with a tall black beehive, nasty scars about her person and a very chequered past… Written by Paul Magrs and starring Anne Reid See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:47:37

Grandma Guignol preview

2/23/2018
Welcome to the mysterious English seaside town of Whitby, where all the monsters and demons of old come to retire and live out the remainder of their spooky days and nights. There's a strange new landlady in town, opening a B&B by the harbour: a lady with a tall black beehive, nasty scars about her person and a very chequered past... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:01:24