Mike Bennett Podcasts (general)

Meanwhile. A podcast I do over at Patreon, but am sharing here because I want all my listeners to know that I've left Facebook. So if you can't find me there anymore, it's not because I've deleted you, it's because I've deleted myself. Listen to the show and I explain why.

Direct download: Meanwhile_July_2020.mp3
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Episode Four of my never-made TV series. In this one, Glitterballs is to be inspected by a local councillor who would like nothing more than to shut the venue down. Could this be the end? Tune in to find out.

Direct download: Glitterballs_4_Ironfist.mp3
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Merry Christmas! Join me for a festive peek inside my fridge, ladies and gentlemen. There's also reflections on my favourite Christmas pop hit, and some sad reminiscences that might almost bring a tear to your eye - were it not for a timely arrival.

Music from https://filmmusic.io

"We Wish you a Merry Christmas" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)

License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Direct download: Festive_Fridge_2019.mp3
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Chapter 13 (Part One) of Bram Stoker's classic novel, read by Mike Bennett.

Direct download: Dracula_13_Ch_13-1_Public.mp3
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A return to the Hall of Mirrors in this original short story by Mike Bennett which features a couple of familiar faces.

Music on the podcast:

Chopin Nocturne 55.1 performed by In the Hands
Inner Focus by Absent Machine

Mike's Underwood and Flinch soundtrack on Spotify


Direct download: HoM_Incident_at_a_Crossroads.mp3
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Chapter 12 of Bram Stoker's Dracula. Complete and unabridged. Read by Mike Bennett.


Mike Bennett at Patreon. Sign up today for the ongoing podcast novel, Underwood and Flinch Underground. https://www.patreon.com/mikebennett

Direct download: Dracula_12-Public.mp3
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I'm back for another season of podcasts, starting with this classic tale from H.P. Lovecraft. It's an hour long, so bring a packed lunch, and a flask of tea - or maybe something stronger.

Direct download: The_Rats_in_the_Walls_by_H.P._Lovecraft.mp3
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Episode 6 - the conclusion to Yule Among The Sleepless, in which Wayne chases his ultimate destiny.

Direct download: YATS_6.mp3
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Episode 5 of this festive return to the world of One Among The Sleepless, and this time the gang's all here!

Direct download: YATS_5.mp3
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Episode 4 of this short return to the world of One Among the Sleepless, and Wayne isn't sleeping well.

Direct download: YATS_4.mp3
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Episode 3 of this festive return to the One Among The Sleepless universe.

Direct download: YATS_3.mp3
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Wayne seeks closure, among other things, in Part 2 of this mini series for Christmas.

Direct download: YATS_2.mp3
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Merry Christmas, listeners! Or more specifically, Happy Yule! Here's my Christmas gift to you: part one of my podcast mini-series sequel to One Among The Sleepless. It's Christmas time, three years after the events of the original novel, and Wayne Dolan has just decided what he wants to wake up to on Christmas morning.

Direct download: YATS_1.mp3
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Chapter Eleven of Bram Stoker's classic gothic horror novel. Read by Mike Bennett.


Mike Bennett at Patreon. Sign up today for the ongoing podcast novel, Underwood and Flinch Underground. https://www.patreon.com/mikebennett

Direct download: Dracula-11-Public.mp3
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Chapter ten of Bram Stoker's classic gothic horror novel. Read by Mike Bennett.


Mike Bennett at Patreon. Sign up today for the ongoing podcast novel, Underwood and Flinch Underground. https://www.patreon.com/mikebennett

Direct download: Dracula_10.mp3
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Dracula Chapter 9.

Lucy's condition deteriorates. She recalls a strange flapping sound at her window ...

Direct download: Dracula_09.mp3
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Dracula Chapter 8.

Mina witnesses Lucy's encounter with a sinister being.

Direct download: Dracula_08.mp3
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The second episode of Glitterballs, my written-for-TV sitcom set in an music venue in a small English town in the mid-nineties.

This episode is called "Curry" ... because it's about a curry. Mmmmm.

I wrote in 1996, and this is the original unchanged script.

Direct download: Glitterballs_E02_Curry.mp3
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The conclusion of After the Plague.

Direct download: After_the_Plague-06.mp3
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After the Plague continues.

Direct download: 05_After_the_Plague-05.mp3
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After the Plague continues.

Direct download: After_the_Plague-04.mp3
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After the Plague continues

Direct download: After_the_Plague-03.mp3
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Meet Terry, and find out how the world went to Hell.

Direct download: After_the_Plague-02.mp3
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A hotel on the outskirts of London in the aftermath of a zombie apocalypse. A brutal couple, Lee and Mandy - two of the most unpleasant people I've ever written - arrive in a van with two captive women held as sex slaves.

Direct download: After_the_Plague-01.mp3
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Mike reads Chapter Seven of Bram Stoker's Dracula.

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Direct download: Dracula_07.mp3
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MINA MURRAY'S JOURNAL: 24 July. Whitby. Lucy met me at the station, looking sweeter and lovlier than ever ...

DR. SEWARD'S DIARY: 5 June. The case of Renfield grows more interesting the more I get to understand the man ...

MINA MURRAY'S JOURNAL" 26 July. I am anxious, and it soothes me to express myself here ...

Direct download: Dracula_06.mp3
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Chapter Five







Direct download: Dracula_05.mp3
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Jonathan Harker's Journal Continued.

Direct download: Dracula_04.mp3
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Chapter 3. Jonathan Harker's Diary.

Jonathan's ordeal at Castle Dracula continues.

Promo: Underwood and Flinch by Mike Bennett 

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Direct download: Dracula_03.mp3
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Mike reads Chapter Two of Bram Stoker's Classic Novel.

Direct download: Dracula_02.mp3
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The first chapter of Bram Stoker's gothic masterpiece, Dracula, read by Mike Bennett. 

Direct download: Dracula_01.mp3
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Glitterballs Ep2

Tom struggles to get his first gig off the ground at Glitterballs.

Direct download: Glitterballs_Ep2.mp3
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Happy holidays, Listeners! This year's Christmas Sometimes features something of mine that's never been podcast before. Not a horror thing, not even a book thing, it's a sitcom thing I wrote in 1995 called Glitterballs. Bet you didn't see that one coming.

Music on Glitterballs by Kevin McLeod at Incomptech.com


Direct download: Xmas_2016_Glitterballs_1.mp3
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The Well by W.W. Jacobs

Mike reads W.W. Jacobs' classic chiller.

Direct download: The_Well_by_W.W._Jacobs.mp3
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SFTW The Breakfast Service

A return to the Hall of Mirrors in this short story, written and read by Mike Bennett.

Sponsor Mike Bennett at Patreon and get access to Underwood and Flinch Underground for as little as $3 per month https://www.patreon.com/mikebennett

Direct download: SFTW_HoM_The_Breakfast_Service.mp3
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The Moon Bog by H.P. Lovecraft

Something for the Weekend - or "for Monday", in this particular case (but what's in a name?). Mike reads H.P. Lovecraft's, The Moon Bog. 

Direct download: The_Moon_Bog_by_H.P._Lovecraft.mp3
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SFTW May 14th 2016

Mike chats with Brian Roberts from the Wexworlds festival about Dr Who, comic books, superhero movies, and other nerd-centric topics.

Mike Bennett at Twitter: @TheMikeBennett

Brian Roberts at Twitter: @8BitBrian

Wexworlds Festival at Twitter: @wexworlds

30 Seconds (Irish board game)




Direct download: SFTW_May_13.mp3
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SFTW Night Crossing Live Reading

Mike reads the U&F classic, Night Crossing, at the Wexworlds festival in Ireland.

Direct download: SFTW_Night_Crossing_Live_Reading.mp3
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Blood and Smoke 06

The Island

Direct download: 06_Blood_and_Smoke_06.mp3
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Episode 4: Blood and Smoke

Direct download: 04_Blood_and_Smoke_04.mp3
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Blood and Smoke 02

The Voyage to Jamaica. 

Direct download: 02_Blood_and_Smoke_02.mp3
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Something for the Weekend 02-07-16

Stephen King movie adaptations.

Direct download: SFTW_02-07-16.mp3
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War of the Worlds, Dr Who, and The Time Machine.

Direct download: SFTW_01-31-16.mp3
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Something for The Weekend 01-16-16

Episode 2. Remembering David Bowie 

Direct download: SFTW_2.mp3
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Mike Bennett lifts the lid on his head and reveals some of the week's news stories bouncing around in there. 

This show will soon be available in its own feed. Stay tuned for details.

Direct download: SFTW_01-10-16.mp3
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Festive greetings and The Thing on the Doorstep episode 3!

Direct download: Sometimes_Xmas_2015_Thing_on_the_Doorstep_3.mp3
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The Thing on the Doorstep 02

Mike reads episode 2 of H.P. Lovecraft's eerie horror classic. 

Direct download: The_Thing_on_the_Doorstep_02.mp3
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Sometimes Halloween Special 2015

Mike Bennett's Sometimes Halloween Special. Featuring Episode 1 of HP Lovecraft's classic chiller, The Thing on the Doorstep.

Direct download: Sometimes_Halloween_Special.mp3
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Sometimes - The Colour out of Space 4

Episode 4 of H.P. Lovecraft's classic tale of cosmic horror, The Colour out of Space. Read by Mike Bennett

Direct download: Sometimes_CooS_4.mp3
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Sometimes CooS 3 (Episode 2 was included in Episode 1)

Mike reads the third episode of H.P. Lovecraft's The Colour out of Space (Episode 2 was included in Episode 1). There's also news about the release of Underwood and Flinch Blood and Smoke at Podiobooks, and a 5-day freebie giveaway of the Underwood and Flinch Disturbing the Devil Kindle Ebook.


Underwood and Flinch Blood and Smoke at Podiobooks

Underwood and Flinch Disturbing the Devil Kindle Ebook

Direct download: Sometimes_CooS_Ep_3_Ep_2_was_included_in_Ep_1.mp3
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Sometimes - The Colour out of Space 1

Mike Bennett reads the first part of H.P. Lovecraft's classic tale, The Colour out of Space.

Show your support for Mike at Patreon for as little as $1 a month

Direct download: Sometimes_CooS_1.mp3
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Sometimes Reanimator Part 6

Mike Bennett gives news of recent devolpments, plus reads episode 6 of Herbert West: Reanimator by H.P. Lovecraft - The Tomb Legions

Direct download: Sometimes_Reanimator_Part_6.mp3
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H.P. Lovecraft's, Herbert West: Reanimator, Part 5 - The Horror from the Shadows. Read by Mike Bennett - also contains outtakes at the end.

Direct download: Sometimes_Reanimator_Part_5.mp3
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Sometimes Reanimator Part 2

Mike Bennett reads Part 2 of H.P. Lovecraft's, Herbert West: Reanimator - The Plague Demon. He also shares details of his new Patreon campaign - which you know you can't wait to sign up to right here: https://www.patreon.com/mikebennett

Direct download: Sometimes_Reanimator_Part_2.mp3
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Meanwhile November 2014

News show. Featureing a free sample of new pay-to-download Underwood and Flinch story, Disturbing the Devil.

Direct download: Meanwhile_November_2014.mp3
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Underwood and Flinch 46 - The Q and A

The last episode of the Underwood and Flinch podcast - the Q and A episode. Mike Bennett answers listeners' questions on all things Underwood and Flinch, including the future of the series.

Music from: The Big Bad Wolf

Direct download: Underwood_and_Flinch_46_-_The_Q_and_A.mp3
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Underwood and Flinch 45

The conclusion to Underwood and Flinch.

Direct download: Underwood_and_Flinch_45.mp3
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Underwood and Flinch 44

David finally gets to meet Sergei.

Direct download: Underwood_and_Flinch_44.mp3
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Underwood and Flinch 43

David, Damo and Miguel arrive at Sergei's club in Malaga, looking for trouble - and finding it.

Direct download: Underwood_and_Flinch_43.mp3
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Underwood and Flinch 41

Episode 41, in which David arrives at the scene of the fire, Miguel tells tales, and Damo makes a remarkable find.

Direct download: Underwood_and_Flinch_41.mp3
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Underwood and Flinch 25

Episode 25: In which Underwood and Flinch dispose of a body, David learns more about vampires, Lydia's outfit is hard to place, Keith and Billy Boy squabble over pop, and Michelle experiences a strange attraction.


Direct download: Underwood_and_Flinch_25.mp3
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