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The Cleansed: A Post-Apocalyptic Saga

Wondery

Equal parts "Mad Max" and "The Stand," this post apocalyptic saga is set in a world 15 years after the collapse of the world as we know it. A brother and sister grow up in rural Maine and unwittingly embark on a adventure to save the City from the religious zealots and ruthless military fight for control over the fallen world. An epic serialized audio drama adventure with 30+ actors, cinematic sound design and original music. Winner of Mark Time Award for sci-fi audio and finalist in Romania's Grand Prix Nova award.

Equal parts "Mad Max" and "The Stand," this post apocalyptic saga is set in a world 15 years after the collapse of the world as we know it. A brother and sister grow up in rural Maine and unwittingly embark on a adventure to save the City from the religious zealots and ruthless military fight for control over the fallen world. An epic serialized audio drama adventure with 30+ actors, cinematic sound design and original music. Winner of Mark Time Award for sci-fi audio and finalist in Romania's Grand Prix Nova award.

Location:

United States

Networks:

Wondery

Description:

Equal parts "Mad Max" and "The Stand," this post apocalyptic saga is set in a world 15 years after the collapse of the world as we know it. A brother and sister grow up in rural Maine and unwittingly embark on a adventure to save the City from the religious zealots and ruthless military fight for control over the fallen world. An epic serialized audio drama adventure with 30+ actors, cinematic sound design and original music. Winner of Mark Time Award for sci-fi audio and finalist in Romania's Grand Prix Nova award.

Twitter:

@TheCleansed

Language:

English


Episodes

S E1: Introducing The Triangle - an Adventure-Thriller Podcast

4/12/2021
Guest content from Realm. Part podcast studio, part magical refuge, Realm is the audio entertainment company that creates original fiction podcasts and audiobook series, including official continuations of popular franchises. The mysticism and intrigue of the Bermuda Triangle has just turned personal for Admiral David Segarra: his former ship, the USS Wasp, has gone missing in the area without a trace. Follow The Triangle: http://bit.ly/TheTrianglePod Follow Realm: Realm.fm (website) and...

Duration:01:26:24

S E1: Introducing The Dark Tome: Undertow

3/22/2021
A sample of a new series from our sister podcast, THE DARK TOME. UNDERTOW takes place 18 months after the end of Dark Tome Season 2. As the world tries to reconcile the inexplicable occurrences in Simpson Falls, Maine, Simpson Falls native and investigative reporter Tony Baxter, is called on assignment. But as Tony starts to dig underneath the surface, he finds the subject of the story is soon on him, and the aftermath of a childhood tragedy he’s never fully reconciled. Tony is faced with...

Duration:00:41:39

Introducing: Of Fae & Fiends

2/7/2020
Preview of the first episode of FAE & FIENDS, a new dark faerie tale podcast by Fred Greenhalgh, creator of THE CLEANSED and THE DARK TOME. Lizzie returns to her family’s ancestral farmhouse in rural Maine and discovers tapes in the attic that reveal an amazing family secret. Hear remaining episodes by going to StitcherPremium.com and use code FIEND to get immediate access to this binge-able audio experience!

Duration:00:32:59

A Journey to Fae (Trailer)

2/1/2020
Lizzie invites you on a journey to the magical land of Fae - a place of spectacular wonders, but also monsters with sharp teeth. Fae & Fiends is the latest original project of Fred Greenhalgh (Creator of The Cleansed) and will be a binge-listening event, with all episodes available on Stitcher Premium on Feb 6, 2020. Go to stitcherpremium.com and use code FIEND for a free 30-day trial of Stitcher Premium. If you already have Stitcher Premium, search for "FAE" and subscribe/favorite the...

Duration:00:02:16

Cleansed Series Update / Stitcher Partnership

11/19/2018
Creator Fred Greenhalgh talks about THE CLEANSED's partnership with Stitcher Premium, his new project THE DARK TOME, and talks on future CLEANSED project, OUT OF THE WEST.

Duration:00:02:01

New Show: The Mayan Crystal

3/2/2018
Announcing THE MAYAN CRYSTAL, created by the same team responsible for THE CLEANSED. In the spirit of Mayan folklore, a twelve-year old Belizean girl accidentally invokes the evil spirit of an ancient enemy that threatens to consume the rainforest. With the help of her ancient ancestors, her sister, and her new friend, a 20- foot boa constrictor, she’ll go on a thrilling journey to save her village and discover the most incredible secret.

Duration:00:19:00

New Show: The Dark Tome

10/28/2016
What if there was a book that literally opened up doorways to other worlds? Where would it lead, and could you handle what you found on the other side? Cassie, a wayward teen, is about to find out. One day, after she wraps up community service at a local hospital, she stumbles out of the basement of a spooky bookshop and into a story set on a devil's staircase in a remote Italian village. The Dark Tome is a new take on the anthology audio fiction podcast, featuring fantastic stories by...

Duration:00:29:36

S3E10: Gog and Magog

9/25/2016
The Final Act. Paul's own faith is tested. The dead walk again. Heavens, earth, and sea cast judgement. The first crocus springs.

Duration:00:53:47

S3E9: Mark of the Beast

8/14/2016
All forces converge on the City of Corinth as Paul and Saul raise the stakes of their great war - from fight for control, to a challenge that risks complete annihilation. In the shadows, our heroes rush to stop cataclysm, guided by faith and driven by courage.

Duration:00:36:36

S3E8: Return of the Queen

7/9/2016
Paul's Believers rise in song as they begin the opening round of the Great Cleansing. Saul, duly impressed, begins his own preparations for the great battle. With time running out, Queenie, Lucian, and Maria visit the new Sewbie Refuge and find a lost soul. With faith restored, they are able to follow the course set out for them and stand in their places as the Final Act opens.

Duration:00:38:34

S3E7: Life and Death

6/5/2016
With the Depot behind them, Luke and Marc must move onward. They are traveling by a vessel that seems near magical, but haunted by the events that have set them on their current course. Their paths will soon cross with Zeke, who is also haunted, and the party must slog through a wailing blizzard. Wheels are in motion for the great confrontation.

Duration:00:33:18

S3E6: Exodus

4/12/2016
Battered and weakened from the collapse of their last chapel, the faith of Paul's Believers has been tested near to breaking. But the darkest hour will soon break, as the voice of the "Father" returns to Paul, leading them to recovering the great Babel Tower. Meanwhile, "Alpha Zeke" pushes the survivors of the Refuge south through the brutal badlands on a hike towards Corinth. Is there hope of rescue? And at what cost?

Duration:00:38:58

S3E5: The Depot

3/11/2016
In their quest to find "Sanctuary," Lucian and Queenie find a door... And behind that door, lies answers. These answers may help them understand their broken world, but will it give them any way to fight against the demagogues lose on the land? Elsewhere, Luke, Maria, and Marc stare rapt as Abraham unlocks the power of the Orb. Can this Beforetimes power be harnessed by the likes of humans, or will it drown everyone under 500 feet of water? Sound designer Eric Mooney and composer Hubert...

Duration:00:38:26

S3E4: Retribution

2/7/2016
All eyes are on the Refuge, as Kubrick's forces loom over the remaining fighters and Zeke swoops in behind. Blood and death are familiar enough for the survivors of The Breaking but today's carnage will change things forever. In the City, Paul and Saul return to their war of words, and Saul makes a confession to a close enemy. Wheels are in motion for the great Cleansing, coming soon to a City near you.

Duration:00:35:16

S3E3: The Sanctuary

1/9/2016
Lucian and Queenie clear the wreckage from atop their traincar deep in the Soup and set off into the tunnels, in desperate search for a place called "Sanctuary." Meanwhile, Shadow brings the party down from Valkyrie and into a place where secrets from the past will be uncovered.

Duration:00:45:02

S3E2: The Tide

12/11/2015
Last seen at the end of Season 1, the Dwellers and the Refugers united to try and make preparations for the coming winter. But the coming of nature's icy wind is the least of the dangers these survivors will face. One of Saul's generals, Kubrick, has gone rogue and taken the Navy Destroyer the USS Damascus northward, to launch a land assault. His goal? To conquer the Refuge and take the northern territory for himself. It will take all the gumption, wit, and bravery of the unified Dwellers...

Duration:00:36:52

S3E1: The Calling

11/6/2015
Borderton has fallen, and in the ashes Marc, Maria, Luke, and the scientist Abraham all struggle to survive. In this waking nightmare, Luke is plagued by haunting dreams - or are they visions? - of a past where powers of science were near their peak. Galvanized by a tragic event, the party prepares to escape this ravaged city, if they can make it past the raiding parties and outlaws that prowl the dark.

Duration:00:41:13

Season 3 Series Recap (SPOILERS)

11/6/2015
***SPOILERS*** Fifteen Years have passed since a man-made apocalypse destroyed the world as we know it [Clip from Pilot] Luke and Maria, two youths from an off-grid outpost called The Refuge, in rural Maine, have banded together with Marc, from a rival group called the Dwellers, in their quest to stop a military force called the Republic [Clip from Ep1] Their Guide is John Prophet, a war-hero from an earlier time, whose force of will makes him as loathed as he is loved. Prophet, Luke, Maria,...

Duration:00:03:10

Season 3 Trailer

11/6/2015
The world as we knew it fell apart. Now, what’s left hangs in the balance. Three teens have found themselves the last ones standing in a struggle against two madmen intent on oblivion. But they have learned the world is more terrible than they can comprehend, and a horror beyond the grasp of man may be their only hope left. SEASON 3 IS AVAILABLE NOW!!! Download The Cleansed - Season 3 - Trailer The post Season 3 Trailer appeared first on The Cleansed.

Duration:00:01:23

S2E8: The Revelation, Part 2

11/15/2013
The trap has been sprung, and the party must confront forces human and demonic in the city of Borderton. Everything Maria, Marc, and Luke have learned will be tested, as will their mettle. The grand finale will leave none of this troubled city unscathed. Lucian returns to the Believers, his faith greatly shaken. With the eve of the Lord's wrath finally here, what revelations will become known? Season 2 concludes with firefights, earthquakes, and horrors from the skies. Part 2 of 2.

Duration:00:46:47