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Ghosts, Geek, Urban Myths, Folklore & Magick with Charles Christian The Weird Tales Radio Show, hosted by Charles Christian, is a fortnightly magazine programme carrying news, interviews and comment from the twilight world of ghosts, geeks, urban myths, the paranormal, and magick. We also play a few mystical music tracks and cast some magical spells.

Ghosts, Geek, Urban Myths, Folklore & Magick with Charles Christian The Weird Tales Radio Show, hosted by Charles Christian, is a fortnightly magazine programme carrying news, interviews and comment from the twilight world of ghosts, geeks, urban myths, the paranormal, and magick. We also play a few mystical music tracks and cast some magical spells.
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Waveney Valley, United Kingdom

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Ghosts, Geek, Urban Myths, Folklore & Magick with Charles Christian The Weird Tales Radio Show, hosted by Charles Christian, is a fortnightly magazine programme carrying news, interviews and comment from the twilight world of ghosts, geeks, urban myths, the paranormal, and magick. We also play a few mystical music tracks and cast some magical spells.

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English

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+447786738172


Episodes

Episode 26: Top Hats and Brass Goggles Time

7/18/2018
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Episode 26 of the Weird Tales Radio Show is our Top Hates and Brass Goggles edition as we talk to Australian writer and podcaster Madeleine D’Este about Steampunk, Forteana and the Paranormal.

Duration:00:27:09

Episode 25: Roswell UFOs Remembered, Infamous Paranormal Hoaxes & Don’t be lured into the marshes

7/11/2018
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Episode 25 of the Weird Tales Radio Show remembers the Roswell & Rendlesham UFO sightings + looks back at some infamous Paranormal event hoaxes + talks about Paris Green & poisoned library books + it’s Jenny Burn-Tail season - don’t let Will o’the Wisp lure you into the marshes.

Duration:00:34:41

Episode 24: Ghostly Pipers, the British Bigfoot is Back, & Whatever happened to the Goddess Culture?

7/5/2018
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Episode 24 of the Weird Tales Radio Show has ghostly Highlanders playing their phantom bagpipes + in cryptozoology news Woodwose the British Bigfoot is back + in our Big Interview we talk to mythographer Martini Fisher about the Matriarchy and the Goddess Culture.

Duration:00:35:30

Episode 23: Midsummer Folklore, the Weird, Lumberjacks & the Black Death is back

6/27/2018
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Episode 23 of the Weird Tales Radio Show talks to Holly Lyn Walrath about writers’ fascination with the Weird. We also explore some Midsummer love divination rituals, celebrate Paul Bunyan Day & party like its 1345.

Duration:00:37:11

Episode 22: Witch Cults, Geeks & Ghostly Aeronauts

6/20/2018
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Episode 22 of the Weird Tales Radio Show talks to Darren Charles of Folk Horror Revival about the speakers, movies & films at next month’s Witch Cult event in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Clean.

Duration:00:36:42

Episode 21: The Hollow Land - Aspects of Norfolk Folklore

6/13/2018
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Episode 21 of the Weird Tales Radio Show carries a major interview with Peter Tolhurst, the author of the new book “This Hollow Land - Aspects of Norfolk Folklore” in which we talk about rural traditions, folk songs, frogbone rituals and black magick rituals.

Duration:00:41:30

Episode 20: Old Stinker - the Yorkshire Werewolf Revisited

5/30/2018
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Episode 20 of the Weird Tales Radio Show is our Werewolf Special Edition as we revisit the legend of Old Stinker, the East Yorkshire Werewolf and the second anniversary of our midnight hunt for the Beast of Barmstorm Drain down the mean streets of Hull.

Duration:00:33:15

Episode 19: Headless Queens, Treacherous Monks & Old West Gunfights

5/23/2018
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Episode 19 of the Weird Tales Radio Show is our Royal Weddings edition, everything from Anne Boleyn losing her head to giant cheeses. We’ve also some weird Whitsun folklore + a tale of treachery at St Benet’s Abbey + we go urban mythbusting with the saga of the Buntline Special from the American Old West + the worst man in the world? No, not the inventor of the duvet cover but Tom Midgley. Er, Tom Who?

Duration:00:28:41

Episode 18: Goths, Ghosts and Kung Fu

5/10/2018
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Episode 18 of the Weird Tales Radio Show is our “Down with the codfish aristocracy” edition… We look at the mystical side of Japanese martial arts + get the inside skinny on Goth culture from well-known fashion and travel blogger La Carmina + report on the builder who sold his soul to the Devil and is now trapped for all eternity in a churchyard porch + in a true WTF?!? moment, learn about a deadly riot in New York that was sparked off by a dispute over who was the best Shakespearean actor...

Duration:00:58:59

Episode 17

4/25/2018
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Welcome to Episode 17 of the Weird Tales Radio Show. We talk about the legend of the St Mark’s Eve Vigil and learn how Charles failed to see any ghosts. In our big interview we talk to painter Stuart Pearson Wright about art, werewolves and J.K.Rowling. Janie explores the myth of the underground tunnel beneath Bungay Castle. And we look at the legend of the Spinning Highwayman’s Stone. For light relief we’ll also be playing some suitably occult music by Jethro Tull and the late Warren Zevon.

Duration:00:58:32

Episode 16: Aleister Crowley - the Godfather of Modern Witchcraft

4/11/2018
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Welcome to Episode 16 of the Weird Tales Radio Show. This is our our Friday the Thirteenth, All you ever wanted to know about Aleister Crowley but were afraid to ask, Get out your Hagstones to fight the Evil Eye, is it a Bird, is it a Plane, no it’s the Monster Owl Witch Show. The Big Interview is with Ashley Cowie and the music is by Ozzy Osbourne.

Duration:00:58:41

Episode 15

3/28/2018
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Welcome to Episode 15 of the Weird Tales Radio Show. This is our April Fool pondering, Mermaid spotting, Faeries and King Arthur discussing, Syd Barrett remembering, Hobgoblins who can cure Whooping Cough, and ET don’t bothering phoning home because all the other Aliens are dead, show.

Duration:00:58:59

Episode 14: Beware the Ideas of March

3/14/2018
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Welcome to Episode 14 of the Weird Tales Radio Show. This is our our Beware the Ideas of March, Headless Radioactive Cockroaches in the Loo. Let’s talk about Cunning Men, Wise Women, Folk Magic, Spells, Charms and Potions Show. Clean.

Duration:00:58:59

Episode 13

2/27/2018
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Welcome to Episode 13 of the Weird Tales Radio Show. This is our our Ghostly Drummer Boys drumming, playing Led Zeppelin backwards (and forwards) to raise the Devil, all the Folklore you ever need to know about Mad March Hares, I married the Ghost of a Dead Pirate, what’s so unlucky about the Number 13 anyway edition. We also play a classic early-1970s Greek prog rock track featuring Demis Roussos. Folklore. Urban Myths. Ghosts. Clean.

Duration:00:58:58

Episode 12

2/16/2018
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The Hare is rapping the tabor! Yes, the latest Weird Tales Radio Show (episode 12) is now available as a podcast. This is our our Grey Lady haunting, Brown Monk lamenting, Skipping and Pancake Bell ringing, Seven Things you didn’t know about St Valentine’s Day, Arthur C Clarke Remembering, Tales of Brave Ulysses Ancient Origins editor interviewing edition. And don’t be like the Duke of Suffolk - don’t lose your head over it. Folklore. Urban myths. Greek legends. Ghost stories. Science...

Duration:00:58:58

Episode 11

2/3/2018
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The Hare is knocking at the door! It can only mean the latest Weird Tales Radio Show (episode 11) is now available as a podcast. This is our Southwold haunting, Stilton Cheese rolling, Mark E. Smith remembering, Candlemas weather lore, paranormal detective novel author interviewing show with Carolyn Haines and E.E King show. Along with ghosts, witches, urban myths and folklore, we're also playing tracks by The Fall and and John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers with Eric Clapton. Content: Clean.

Duration:00:58:59