The Other Path Podcast

 

Chandel Gambles, Cheri Maracle

Cannibal witches, mystical bathtubs, malevolent mermaids, and much, MUCH more will meet you on your journey down The Other Path. Our exciting new fantasy audio-drama series features sinister comedies, haunted dramas, whimsical mysteries, and chilling quests, brought to life with stellar performances enriched with opulent sound and music. 

Five renowned fantasy and fiction writers from across Canada have each reimagined a classic folktale and set it in a contemporary world, building on our tradition of creating award-winning productions inspired by myth and folktales interpreted for adult audiences.

Heart’s Home by Jo Walton
A story about home and belonging, this eerie fantasy is inspired by a legendary story from the Third Branch of the Mabinogion, a work of mediaeval Welsh literature.
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Double Trouble by Marty Chan
A tale about the desperation of poverty, Chan’s dark and suspenseful comedy is inspired by the Chinese folktale “Two of Everything.”
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The Witch’s Circle by Emily Pohl-Weary
This modern day Gothic adventure is inspired by the Slavic folktales about the extraordinary Baba Yaga.
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The Belt and the Necklace by C.S. MacCath
This haunting and fantastical dramedy adapted from a recently discovered 19th century Bavarian folktale, explores fashion’s fixation on beauty and our exploitation of nature.
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The Feathered Ogre by Daniel Peretti
A contemporary adaptation of Calvino’s Italian folktale, The Feathered Ogre explores the tension between tradition and modernity and how to heal what divides us.
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Anurag Choudhury

Erin Eldershaw, Bruce Spinney

 

 

 

 

 

 

Expected release: Fall, 2022

For now, here’s a sneak peek from Marty Chan’s Double Trouble