Top Paranormal Podcasts 2021
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Several new paranormal podcasts have popped up in the last twelve months that you might want to add to your listening list. So, we've put together a selection of podcasts on the subject of ghosts, aliens, the supernatural and the unexplained to help.
Below are some of the best, biggest, and most popular paranormal podcasts that are currently available to listen to on Spotify, Soundcloud and Apple.
The podcast everyone in the paranormal world has been talking about in 2021. 'The Battersea Poltergeist' re-examined the case of a famous haunting that started in South London in 1956 and lasted for an incredible 12 years. The Radio 4 podcast series, hosted by Danny Robins, had full access to the original case files. He's supported throughout the series by two prominent experts from the paranormal field, Ciarán O'Keeffe a ghost hunter and parapsychologist working out of Buckinghamshire New University, and Evelyn Hollow a writer and parapsychologist from Edinburgh.
If you haven't caught any of the drama yet, then the full eight-part paranormal podcast series is available to listen to for free right now on BBC Sounds.
If the 'Battersea Poltergeist' has left you wanting more, then you can listen to more from its host, Danny Robins. In each episode of 'Haunted' Danny looks at a different real life ghost story in forensic detail trying to work out what really happened, with the help of experts, sceptics and the people who witnessed something they just can't explain.
A new podcast series has launched as a spinoff of the recently rebooted Netflix series, 'Unsolved Mysteries'. The podcast is narrated by Steve French, an American actor and television announcer. Each half-hour-long episode revolves around a different mystery with help from witnesses associated with the case, including friends, family members, law enforcement officers, forensic experts and those who have experienced similar mysterious or paranormal events.
Haunted Histories With Penny Griffiths-Morgan
Penny Griffiths-Morgan's podcast, 'Haunted Histories', combines historical research with the paranormal. In each episode Penny delves into different locations and looks at not just the ghost stories, but the history of each. The podcast is hosted on the Paranormal UK Radio Network, which offers a variety of paranormal talk radio shows covering all aspects of the strange and weird from Britain and beyond.
Hosted by Jason White, this new podcast delves into the paranormal stories that the English capital has to offer. Jason discuss famous cases, ghosts and ghouls, murders and mystery as the podcast explores the little-known tales of terror from in and around London.
By Candlelight With Jayne Harris
Join paranormal researcher, Jayne Harris, as she explores the incredible, fantastical, unexplained and sometimes terrifying. Each hour-long episode is posted on Patreon once a month and is devoted to feeding the minds of the curious. Topics discussed include ghosts, aliens, conspiracy theories, ESP, time travel, remote viewing, gruesome history, miracles, cryptozoology, dreams, reincarnation and much more.
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Spirit Talk With Chris Fleming
Chris Fleming, the American psychic medium who appeared in the British ghost hunting show, 'Help! My House Is Haunted' has been hosting his 'Spirit Talk' podcast for more than 10 years. In the series Chris talks about the paranormal and the supernatural in an enlightened and spiritual way.
Each week the show's US host, Curt Sandvig, brings listeners a different supernatural topic, spanning paranormal news, ghosts, hauntings, cryptids, UFOs and much more presented in an "informative, fun, and freaky" way.
Even The Podcast Is Afraid
Join hosts, Jared Ordis, Nick Porchetta, and Samantha Vazquez every Monday, as 'Even The Podcast Is Afraid' presents listeners with an extensively researched and comedic deep dive into the world of true crime, cults, demons, ghosts, and all sorts of macabre history. Plus, dive into some of the weirdest and most downright bizarre current news with the show's spinoff podcast 'Side Crime'.
The host of 'Necronomicast Podcast', Brian J. Corey brings listeners the horror of Hollywood and beyond. The bi-weekly podcast covers the horror film we all love and the true events that inspire what we see in them. Expect tales of the paranormal, cryptozoology, true crime, and much more as Brian uncovers the world of supernatural horror movies with film makers, actors, authors, and experts in the field.
Paranormal Concept Show
The Paranormal Concept Show is a UK based weekly paranormal podcast discussing a variety of paranormal subjects hosted by Paul Rook, Kerry Greenaway, and Richard Clements. The podcast is the place for all things supernatural, as each episode takes a unique look at everything ranging from fact and fiction, to myths and legends.
Clinton Baptiste's Paranormal Podcast
Clinton Baptiste invites us to pull back our spiritual curtains and probe the dark void of the universe, as he brings us a dose of supernatural entertainment. Clinton's paranormal podcast will take "you further than any other spiritual podcast, join me as we probe our souls."
Danny Robins, the creator of 'The Battersea Poltergeist', returns with 'Uncanny' a new 15-part podcast paranormal investigation podcast for BBC Radio 4.
Each of the episodes focuses one an individual story of a deeply strange encounter. Danny, a self-declared "sceptic who wants to believe", investigates alongside a team of experts including paranormal psychology specialists Chris French, Ciaran O'Keefe and Evelyn Hollow. Taking a 'true crime' approach, 'Uncanny' will hunt down answers by throwing open each case to the listeners, asking for questions, theories and accounts of the audience’s own experiences.
Anything Ghost Show
Since 2006 Lex Wahl has been sharing real ghost stories with his audience in his first-of-its-kind podcast. Each of the personal paranormal experiences featured in the podcast have been submitted by listeners and Lexadd his own original background music and sound effects to make the stories even creepier.
This Paranormal Life
Rory Powers and Kit Grier produce a weekly podcast in which they investigate different paranormal cases and find the truth behind the mysteries. They cover everything from punching Bigfoot to hunting Ancient Aliens. As well as tackling topics like Roswell and the Illuminati.
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The Unexplained With Howard Hughes
British broadcaster Howard Hughes presented his show on ghosts, the paranormal and conspiracies every Sunday evening at 10pm, but the show is also available as a weekly podcast. As well as covering off the biggest stories from the paranormal world from the last seven days, he's also interviews a different guest about their involvement in the paranormal each week.
Knock Once For Yes
Each episode Lil and Fitz share their own spooky experiences with the paranormal, visit haunted locations, explore local legends and urban myths as well as share several of our listeners real ghost encounters.
Ghost Tour Of Great Britain With Richard Felix
Join paranormal historian, Richard Felix, from Ghost Tour of Great Britain as he tells you ghost stories from some of the most haunted places in the world.
Weird Tales Radio Show
The Weird Tales Radio Show is hosted by Charles Christian and features news and stories relating to ghosts, geek, magick, folklore, urban myths and witchcraft - a perfect mix of the unusual. Charles, is a barrister and Reuters correspondent turned writer, podcaster, radio presenter. Apparently he also sometimes hunts werewolves too.
Last Podcast On The Left
The Last Podcast On The Left covers all the horrors our world has to offer both imagined and real, from demons and slashers to cults and serial killers, The Last Podcast is guaranteed to satisfy your blood lust.
You've heard of haunted houses, haunted cemeteries, haunted islands, but do you know how a normal place can become a paranormal minefield? Every haunted place on earth has a frightening, real backstory. Every Thursday, Greg Polcyn takes you on an audio tour of a new haunted place, and its haunted history.
Jason Horton and Rebecca Leib discuss and explore some of the most mysterious and interesting places on earth. Take a trip to haunted hotels, abandoned malls, deserted amusement parks, locations of infamous true crimes, and more.
A podcast that explores the unexplained and explains the unexplored, Blurry Photos seeks the facts behind the fiction of the world's most fascinating, unbelievable, and chilling mysteries and legends. Focusing on lesser-known topics of Forteana, conspiracy, history, and folklore, Blurry Photos is driven by the desire for a better understanding of fringe subjects through research, storytelling, and rational thinking. Prepare your butts, because it's time to learn something weird.
Always interesting and often hilarious, join hosts Aaron Wright and Benjamin Grundy as they investigate the latest in futurology, weird science, consciousness research, alternative history, cryptozoology, UFOs, and new-age absurdity.
The Cryptonaut Podcast
The Cryptonaut Podcast is hosted by Marc Storrs, Chris Carnicelli and Rob Morphy. Each episode explores everything from aliens, cryptozoology, cryptids, ghosts, monsters, the occult, paranormal phenomenon, UFOs, ufology and unsolved mysteries - all while keeping a close eye on our reptilian overlords that dwell in the flat, hallow, robot infested Earth.
Paranormal Punchers is a light-hearted podcast discussing anything paranormal. They discuss topics like Bigfoot, aliens, ghosts, haunted locations, Sasquatch, cryptids, UFO sightings, conspiracy theories and more.
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