Danny Robin's 'Uncanny' Podcast

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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 "skeptic who wants to believe", investigates alongside a team of experts including paranormal psychology specialists Chris French, Ciarán O'Keeffe 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.

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Episode Guide

Season 1

  • Episode 1: The Evil In Room 611

    October 20, 2021

    In the first episode of 'Uncanny', Danny Robins is joined by Ken, who experienced a dark and sinister haunting at Alanbrooke Hall when he was a student in Belfast in the 1980s. With experts Caroline Watt and Peter Laws.

  • Episode 2: The Hanging Room

    October 27, 2021

    Danny Robins speaks to Millie who, as a teenager, was tormented by an unsettling presence in her family home, which had a serious impact on her wellbeing. With experts Chris French and Evelyn Hollow.

  • Episode 3: The Todmorden UFO

    November 03, 2021

    Danny Robins explores a case that revolves around a policeman named Alan Godfrey, an unsolved murder, a sighting of a strange craft and Cold War era paranoia. With experts David Clark and Colin Lyle.

  • Episode 4: My Best Friend's Ghost

    November 10, 2021

    This week in the paranormal podcast 'Uncanny', Danny Robins meets Laura, who experienced a strange series of events that began with her seeing the ghost of her best friend. With experts Chris French and Ashley Darkwood.

  • Episode 5: Return To Room 611

    November 17, 2021

    With new information on the haunting at Alanbrooke Hall in Belfast, plus new witness testimonies, Danny Robins gets closer to understanding the truth behind the evil in room 611.

  • Episode 6: The Brooklyn Poltergeist

    November 24, 2021

    Danny Robins speaks to Charlie Howard, a model who moved to a small apartment in New York where she seemed to be under siege from a supernatural stalker. With experts Deborah Hyde and Evelyn Hollow.

  • Episode 7: Angel In The Bathroom

    December 02, 2021

    Danny Robins examines an unexplainable life-saving moment that a mental health worker experienced while helping rehabilitate a teenaged patient in 2008. With experts Shereen Malherbe and Ciarán O'Keeffe.

  • Episode 8: The UFO In The Playground

    December 09, 2021

    Danny Robins reopens the case file on the Todmorden UFO and considers whether it might be linked to the famous Broad Haven and Zimbabwe school sightings.

  • Episode 9: I Will Kill You All

    December 16, 2021

    Danny Robins explores a classic case of a haunted house on the outskirts of Birmingham that terrorised its inhabitants in the 1980s in episode eight of 'Uncanny'. With experts Haley Stevens and Peter Laws.

  • Episode 10: Don't Sleep In This House

    December 22, 2021

    Danny Robins brings us a tale of paranormal happenings that took place in a remote cottage in the Scottish Highlands that terrified two young mountaineers around Christmas time in 1973. With experts Ciarán O'Keeffe and Evelyn Hollow.

  • Episode 11: The Curse Of Luibeilt

    December 30, 2021

    Danny Robins continues his cold case investigation of Luibeilt, a haunted and remote bothy in the Highlands of Scotland that changed the life of Phil Macneill in 1973. With experts Ciarán O'Keeffe and Evelyn Hollow.

  • Episode 12: Fatal Collision

    January 06, 2022

    Danny Robins explores a strange story involving a delivery driver who had a terrifying experience while driving home from a night shift that proved to be an accurate premonition. With expert Chris French.

  • Episode 13: The Return Of Elizabeth Dacre

    January 12, 2022

    Danny meets Grant, who encountered several apparitions in a small village on the south coast, including the former owner of his historic house, Elizabeth Dacre. With experts Evelyn Hollow and Haley Stevens.

  • Episode 14: The Haunting Of Tanfield House

    January 19, 2022

    Danny Robins speaks to a Catholic woman who experienced a terrifying haunting in her student home that ultimately gave her the courage to help her friend during a violent attack. With experts Deborah Hyde and Reverend Kate Bottley.

  • Episode 15: Bloody Hell, Ken!

    January 26, 2022

    In the final episode of his supernatural podcast series, 'Uncanny', Danny Robins brought us a huge update on Ken's intriguing story that kicked off the series. Plus updates on Luibeilt and other cases from the series.

  • Episode 16: Canadian Horror Story

    June 07, 2022

    Danny Robins took fans of his paranormal podcast, 'Uncanny', on a nightmare holiday in Newfoundland, where in 1998 a family were terrorised during their night in a rented holiday home.

  • Episode 17: The Room Next Door

    June 14, 2022

    In the second part of the 'Uncanny' summer special, Danny Robins speaks to another witness about the unsettling events experienced in a Newfoundland holiday home.

  • Episode 18: Uncanny Live At Hay Festival

    June 23, 2022

    After two dramatic episodes featuring a haunting in Newfoundland, the 'Uncanny' summer special comes to an end with a live edition recorded at the Hay Festival in Wales.



Season 2

  • Episode 1: The Boy In Room 3

    April 05, 2023

    Danny Robins returns with the case of a woman who experienced a series of supernatural events while working as a live-in cook at Ampleforth Abbey in North Yorkshire. With experts Deborah Hyde and Barry Dodds.

  • Episode 2: My Family's Poltergeist

    April 12, 2023

    Danny Robins explores the possibility that an invisible intruder terrorised the home a Stratford upon Avon family in the latest episode of the paranormal podcast series, 'Uncanny'.

  • Episode 3: Leave The Lights On

    April 19, 2023

    Danny Robins explores new insights in James' harrowing poltergeist case, as 'Uncanny' delves deeper into unsettling activity he and his family experienced in their Stratford Upon Avon home.

  • Episode 4: Inside Room 611

    May 02, 2023

    In the latest episode of the podcast 'Uncanny' Danny is joined by Ken as he delves deeper into the unsettling experiences of those who lived in Room 611 at Queen's University in Belfast.

  • Episode 5: Uncanny Live at UncannyCon

    May 03, 2023

    This week's episode of 'Uncanny' is a special live edition hosted by Danny Robins at the UncannyCon fan event in London and features four new hair-raising cases.

  • Episode 6: An Angel Called Bernie

    May 11, 2023

    With the help of his paranormal experts, Danny Robins debates whether his latest witness, Matthew, was simply lucky three times or was saved by a guardian angel.

  • Episode 7: The Rendlesham UFO

    May 17, 2023

    Danny Robins delves into one of the most famous UFO sightings of all time, the Rendlesham Forest incident, with the former US Air Force Colonel at the centre of the case, Charles Halt.

  • Episode 8: The Guest Book

    May 25, 2023

    Danny Robins takes us to the coastal town of Maryport in the Lake District, where Kitty recounts her chilling experience in a very haunted, old Victorian terrace house.

  • Episode 9: The Beast Of Langeais

    May 31, 2023

    Supernatural folklore, phantom odours and historical influences are all debated as Danny Robins and his experts debate the case of a cryptid roaming central France.

  • Episode 10: Harry Called

    June 08, 2023

    Danny Robins talks to Will, whose story of strange phone calls and eerie sightings left him questioning the boundaries between the natural and the paranormal.

  • Episode 11: The Painting In The Window & The Last Train From Russell Square

    June 15, 2023

    Listeners are transported to Hay Festival for a special live episode as Danny Robins delivers two new paranormal cases with special guest expert David Baddiel.

  • Episode 12: The Ghost That Followed Us Home

    June 22, 2023

    Danny Robins meets the ghost of a little girl affectionately known as "Nicole" by the British family that she followed home from a holiday in France.



Season 3

  • Episode 1: The Blue Man

    September 30, 2023

    The paranormal podcast 'Uncanny' is back, as Danny Robins meets Sarah, who claims to have experienced multiple encounters with a mysterious entity she calls 'The Blue Man.'

  • Episode 2: Uncle Jack

    October 06, 2023

    The third season of the paranormal podcast 'Uncanny' continues as Danny Robins transports us to the picturesque yet mysterious hamlet of Horningtops in Cornwall.

  • Episode 3: The Ghost Who Hated Parties

    November 11, 2023

    Aided by experts Deborah Hyde and Peter Laws, Danny Robins unravels Sukie's haunting experiences in the latest episode of 'Uncanny', 'The Ghost Who Hated Parties'.

  • Episode 4: Elton's Phone

    November 16, 2023

    Danny Robins hears how a seemingly ordinary and popular children's toy from the 80s became the focus of a sinister haunting that drove a family from their home.

  • Episode 5: Double Trouble

    November 23, 2023

    Danny Robins explores two interlinked paranormal cases, the stories of Mick and Jen, whose strange experiences are very different from your average ghost story.

  • Episode 6: Good Evening

    December 02, 2023

    In the final episode of the current series of 'Uncanny', Danny Robins talks to Anne who was troubled by an irritating spirit in her seemingly ordinary house in Tunbridge Wells.

  • Episode 7: The Haunting Of Daisy May Cooper

    December 16, 2023

    In the Christmas special of 'Uncanny', Danny Robins spends the night at comedian Daisy May Cooper's haunted house where he even embark on an active paranormal investigation.



Season 4

  • Episode 1: The Flood

    May 02, 2024

    Danny Robins is back with a new series of 'Uncanny', this time sharing the stories of listeners from across America, like Marcus and the most terrifying night of his life. With experts Ben Radford and Evelyn Hollow.

  • Episode 2: Dad's Phone

    May 08, 2024

    Danny Robins hears how after her father Harry passed away, Wendy moved into his house in Austin, Texas, where an old, disconnected phone started ringing by itself.

  • Episode 3: The Platte County Poltergeist

    May 15, 2024

    Danny Robins speaks to Lisa, who tells him about a poltergeist haunting that disrupted the peace of her family's dream Platte County home in rural Missouri.

  • Episode 4: The Hairy Man

    May 22, 2024

    In the first of a two-part case, Danny Robins introduces Fred, who recounts a harrowing experience involving mysterious, terrifying creatures in the Alaskan wilderness.

  • Episode 5: The Mystery Of Willow Creek

    May 29, 2024

    In the second of a two-part case, Danny Robins shares the conclusion of Fred's harrowing experience with Bigfoot-like creatures in the Alaskan wilderness.


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