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Do ghosts exist? If not, why do we see them? In each episode of the Haunted podcast Danny Robins looks at a real life ghost story in forensic detail trying to work out what really happened, with the help of experts, sceptics and the people who witnessed something they just can't explain. Danny visits a famous racetrack where drivers return from the dead; sees a suburban house haunted by a racist ex-tenant; talks to a widower who shares his bed with a phantom; and meets the parents who became convinced a ghost wanted to kill their baby daughter.

Do ghosts exist? If not, why do we see them? In each episode of the Haunted podcast Danny Robins looks at a real life ghost story in forensic detail trying to work out what really happened, with the help of experts, sceptics and the people who witnessed something they just can't explain. Danny visits a famous racetrack where drivers return from the dead; sees a suburban house haunted by a racist ex-tenant; talks to a widower who shares his bed with a phantom; and meets the parents who became convinced a ghost wanted to kill their baby daughter.
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United States

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Do ghosts exist? If not, why do we see them? In each episode of the Haunted podcast Danny Robins looks at a real life ghost story in forensic detail trying to work out what really happened, with the help of experts, sceptics and the people who witnessed something they just can't explain. Danny visits a famous racetrack where drivers return from the dead; sees a suburban house haunted by a racist ex-tenant; talks to a widower who shares his bed with a phantom; and meets the parents who became convinced a ghost wanted to kill their baby daughter.

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English


Episodes

The Night Shift: Part 2

12/26/2017
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Les had died on Bridget's hospital ward. Strange and unsettling events began to occur around the bed and the room in which he passed away. Bridget and her fellow nurses all witnessed increasingly noisy and violent acts which convinced them that an "evil" force was stalking those working the night shift. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:15

The Night Shift: Part 1

12/19/2017
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Bridget had seen plenty of death, but she was sad when one particular patient she was nursing passed away. She thought Les was gone... but then as she embarked on an eerie series of night shifts his old hospital bed and room became the epicentre for a catalogue of deeply unsettling and unexplained events. Was a poltergeist taking root in a place of science and reason? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:00

I See Dead People

12/12/2017
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Judith's earliest memories are of vivid ghost sightings. A kindly old man was always waiting in her childhood bedroom. Growing up she passed ghosts in the street. As a wife and mother the ghosts weaved themselves firmly into her family life - and made her feel increasingly unsettled. But how could she tell people without being branded as "crazy"? Host Danny Robins asks psychotherapist Rosalind Grainger of e17therapy.com what might cause someone like Judith to see dead people day after...

Duration:00:30:15

The Thing in the Attic

12/5/2017
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Larry was a student, living a privileged, carefree life in South Africa in the dying years of Apartheid. The violence and oppression of white rule had little impact on him. Then in the dead of night he experienced a terrifying, ghostly visitation that would make him question his own sanity and the depth of racial injustice in his homeland. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:31

The Man Who Upset a Ghost

11/28/2017
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Private Lee Davis was hanged in a British prison in 1943. The execution chamber where the young American GI spent his final tragic moments is now a tourist destination, popular with "ghost hunters". When a tour guide recently recounted the story of the hanging there, the man felt a sudden, fierce pain. His hand had been badly, but inexplicably wounded. Was Private Davis sending a violent message, perhaps protesting at becoming the focus of such macabre entertainment? Learn more about your...

Duration:00:29:03

The Woman in the Corner

11/21/2017
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Widowed for decades, Jim lives alone in an old cottage. Not quite alone, though. A thin, black-haired woman comes to his bedroom as he sleeps. When he wakes and sees her, she simply points to the corner. Then she disappears. This ghostly co-habitation takes a new twist when Jim finds the spirit wants to share his bed, as well as his home. So what is at the root of this most intimate of ghost sightings? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:52

Panoply Fall 2017 Trailer

11/20/2017
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We’re thrilled to present Panoply’s Fall 2017 lineup of shows. They include the satirical self-improvement show “Dexter Guff is Smarter Than You (And You Can Be Too),” the creepy paranormal series “Haunted,” “Family Ghosts,” in which people play detectives in their own family mysteries, “You Must Remember Manson,” which dives into the links between Charles Manson and Hollywood, the immersive fiction podcast “Tumanbay,” and “Battle Scars,” which features frank and sometimes funny...

Duration:00:03:35

Death is Not the End

11/14/2017
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Did Neil's mother smash up his kitchen to tell him she'd passed away in hospital miles away? Did Julie's husband make an appearance at his own funeral and knock drinks over at the wake? Did Karen's friend help solve the mystery of her own demise with a message from beyond the grave? Many grieving people say that their deceased loved ones have made contact in unusual and unexpected ways. Is this a sign that the bonds of love are simply too strong to be broken even by death, or is the pain...

Duration:00:29:40

The 100mph Ghost

11/7/2017
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Percy Lambert promised to quit motor racing once he won back the land speed record, but on Halloween 1913 his car flipped and he was killed. His death - alongside the many other racing fatalities - makes the famous Brooklands track an eerie place. Author Mark Richardson even wrote a light-hearted novel about the circuit's creepy reputation - The Ghost at Brooklands Museum. But then a strange encounter on the tarmac left Mark wondering if he too had met Percy's unhappy spirit on the...

Duration:00:25:01

The Racist Ghost

10/31/2017
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It was just a modest home in a poor part of London, but a previous resident didn't seem ready to leave it. Each and every day a little old woman would wander into Tyronne's kitchen and talk to his mother. The spirit seemed fairly harmless - though Tyronne's parents worried when the old lady fixated on their two-year-old daughter in her cot. However, when the family finally sold the property stories reached Tyronne that the ghostly former inhabitant was making life uncomfortable for any...

Duration:00:25:08

The House That Had to be Sold

10/31/2017
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Settling into their dream home, newlyweds Noreen and Fawad soon descended into a nightmare threatening the very life of their baby daughter. Flying objects, damaged possessions and ghostly sightings developed into a worrying pattern that pointed to some malevolent spirit targeting their child. Was a phantom to blame, or were powerful human emotions at the root of the goings on at Number 19? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:30

Introducing Haunted

10/23/2017
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Ordinary people in ordinary places... but sharing extraordinary stories of seeing, hearing and even talking to ghosts. Host Danny Robins investigates ten real tales of sightings - from gentle spirits to murderous poltergeists - and tries to get to the bottom of why the witnesses saw what they saw. Haunted premieres with two shows on Halloween. Until then... sleep well. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:30