Marc Hughes, the larger-than-life presenter of the supernatural investigation TV show Paranormal Takedown, is in Shropshire visiting his friend Jack who claims that the Devil is active in the county. Alongside co-host Emilie Daniels, Marc has decided to make a special edition about the weird goings-on but upon arrival in the county he starts to realise that the stories he is hearing are stranger and darker than he imagined.
Catch up with part one of the drama here https://www.buzzsprout.com/411730/12499890
Content warning : this podcast contains swearing, suggestions of peril and references to violence , death and injury.
In the Best of Men by Amy Boucher you can hear, in order of appearance
Tiffany Clare as Emilie
Alex White as Marc
Carl Wharton as Jack
Amy Boucher as the woman in the pub
Chris Gregory as 'Owd Scratch
Emily Inkpen as Laura
Other parts are played by members of the cast
Music, sound design, production and editing are by Chris Gregory for Alternative Stories
Casting and actor direction is by Chris Gregory and Amy Boucher
Sound effects are by Alternative Stories and from Freesound.org
The script for The Best of Men is by Amy Boucher and may not be reproduced in whole or in part other than with the permission of the author.
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Tiffany Clare https://twitter.com/TiffanyEclair
Alex White https://twitter.com/alexwhiteactor
Carl Wharton https://twitter.com/carlwharton
Emily Inkpen is the writer of our science fiction serial drama The Dex Legacy. Find out more and listen here https://www.thedexlegacy.com/
If you've enjoyed The Best of Men please check out our other folklore and folk horror productions via this Podchaser playlist https://www.podchaser.com/lists/folklore-folk-horror-and-fairytale-on-alternative-stories-107a9Gdi9h
We'd also like to recommend another podcast we think you'll enjoy - The Spectre of the Sea is by Owen Staton and Bethan Briggs Miller and features folklore, legend and history from the Welsh coastline. Listen and find out more here.
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