Alternative Stories and Fake Realities

The Best of Men : An Audio Drama : Part Two

April 07, 2023 Alternative Stories Season 6 Episode 18
Alternative Stories and Fake Realities
The Best of Men : An Audio Drama : Part Two
Show Notes

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

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

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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Find out more about our lead actors, and hire them to voice your podcast or drama 

Tiffany Clare

Alex White

Carl Wharton

 Emily Inkpen is the writer of our science fiction serial drama The Dex Legacy.  Find out more and listen here

If you've enjoyed The Best of Men please check out our other folklore and folk horror productions via this Podchaser playlist

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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