The ParaPod

The ParaPod is a Chortle Awards nominated podcast, now in its third series featuring comedians Ian Boldsworth and Barry Dodds. In series one Barry tried to convince Ian that some of the most famous ghost stories of all time were true. While in series two the pair debate mysteries such as Big Foot. In the latest season Ian and Barry are back and this time tackling conspiracies.
  • Rendlesham Forest Incident - The Parapod Series 2, Episode 7 Review

    March 29, 2016

    It's one of the most famous UFO cases in the UK, dating back to 1980. Many are convinced that the story of Lieutenant Colonel Charles I. Halt is genuine, but can Barry Dodds convince Ray Peacock that the tale is true?

  • Poveglia Island - The ParaPod Series 2, Episode 6 Review

    March 22, 2016

    Barry Dodds has come armed with two mysteries this week, not only does he talk about the mystery of a spooky haunted island off the coast of Italy, but he also talks about the strange story of the reincarnation of the Pollock twins.

  • The Babadook - The Parapod Series 2, Episode 5 Review

    March 17, 2016

    It was a new low for Barry Dodds in this week's episode of The Parapod when he tried to convince Ray Peacock that the fictional movie 'The Babadook' is cursed.

  • The Slender Man - The Parapod Series 2, Episode 4 Review

    March 08, 2016

    Paranormal believer Barry Dodds was going to debate the mysterious case of the Mary Celeste in this episode of the podcast, but ditched it last minute in favour of a mystery he'd found out about just one day perviously, Slender Man. But will skeptic Ray Peacock be convinced by Barry's fairy story?

  • Tracking The Chupacabra - The ParaPod Series 2, Episode 3 Review

    March 01, 2016

    Is the chupacabra a blood sucking weaponised monster created in a lab by government scientists, or is it the fictional creation of a mad woman? Barry Dodds finds out once and for all.

  • The Curse Of The Crying Boy Painting - The Parapod Series 2, Episode 2 Review

    February 16, 2016

    In this week's Parapod believer Barry Dodds tries to convince his skeptical friend, Ray Peacock that a painting of a crying boy was responsible for hundreds of house fires in the 80s.

  • The Loch Ness Monster - The ParaPod Series 2, Episode 1 Review

    February 09, 2016

    The ParaPod returns for a second series and this time round Barry Dodds and Ray Peacock shift from ghosts to mysteries, but can Barry convince Ray that the Loch Ness Monster is real?

  • The ParaPod Podcast Review

    December 23, 2015

    I've written about radio shows before and I've of course written about the paranormal before, however I've never reviewed a podcast but Ray Peacock and Barry Dodd's show, The ParaPod has inspired me to write a review.

  • Barry & Ray's Ghost Hunt At 30 East Drive - The ParaPod Series 1 Special Review

    December 16, 2015

    In a special two-part edition of The ParaPod, ghost hunter Barry Dodds tries to convince his co-host and skeptic Ray Peacock that a normal three-bedroom house on the Chequerfield Estate, Pontefract is haunted. The pair spend a night at 30 East Drive with the hope of meeting the infamous black monk.

  • The Schooner Hotel - The ParaPod Series 1, Episode 10 Review

    October 30, 2015

    In the final episode of The ParaPod, supernatural believer Barry Dodds tells skeptic Ray Peacock about the most haunted hotel in the UK, The Schooner Hotel, a location that Barry has had personal spooky experiences in.

  • Pluckley Village - The ParaPod Series 1, Episode 9 Review

    October 28, 2015

    Barry Dodds invited Ray Peacock and the entire ParaPod audience to climb aboard his ghost taxi as he takes us on a virtual tour of Puckley, England's most haunted village. But how convincing will Barry's research of the small village in Kent be?

  • Borley Rectory - The ParaPod Series 1, Episode 8 Review

    October 21, 2015

    Borley Rectory in Essex was once believed to be the most haunted place in the UK and as this was Ray's favourite ghost story as a kid, could Barry finally swoop in and convince him that this was a real case of paranormal activity?

  • Beamish Hall - The ParaPod Series 1, Episode 7 Review

    October 13, 2015

    In this week's episode of The ParaPod, supernatural believer Barry Dodds' featured haunting is Beamish Hall in County Durham and its resident ghosts, but will he be able to convince skeptic Ray Peacock that paranormal is real?

  • Hampton Court Palace - The ParaPod Series 1, Episode 6 Review

    October 07, 2015

    In this episode of the ParaPod, Barry Dodds and Ray Peacock once again go head-to-head as they debate the paranormal. This week Barry ties to convince Ray that Hampton Court Palace in London is really haunted, he lists of the palace's three most prominent spirits to help prove his point.

  • The Doris Bither Case - The ParaPod Series 1, Episode 5 Review

    September 30, 2015

    We're halfway through the first series of The ParaPod and it's still a stalemate. Ray Peacock is still refusing to believe in the paranormal and Barry Dodds is still convinced that ghosts exist. In this episode Barry tries to change Ray's mind with the story case of Doris Bither.

  • Enfield Poltergeist - The ParaPod Series 1, Episode 4 Review

    September 23, 2015

    In this week's The ParaPod, firm believer Barry Dodds and hardcore skeptic Ray Peacock debate one of the world's most famous hauntings. Barry tries to convince Ray that the paranormal activity which took place in a North London council house in the late-70s was real a real poltergeist case and not just the overactive imaginations of two teenaged girls that got out of hand.

  • Elisa Lam - The ParaPod Series 1, Episode 3 Review

    September 16, 2015

    In the third episode of The ParaPod with Barry Dodds tries to convince Ray Peacock that the sad death of Elisa Lam at a hotel in Los Angeles was the result of paranormal activity. The 21-year-old Canadian tourist was found floating in a water tank on the roof of the Cecil Hotel.

  • Chillingham Castle - The ParaPod Series 1, Episode 2 Review

    September 09, 2015

    In the second episode of The ParaPod with Ray Peacock and Barry Dodds, we learn about five of the ghosts that can be found at Chillingham Castle, which Barry describes as "very haunted." Barry, the believer tells us about the "blue boy" in the wall, the ghost of Lady Mary Berkeley, the gypsy who cursed anybody who steals from the castle, a ghost of a little girl in the great hall and the sightings of the ghost of John Sage.

  • 30 East Drive, Pontefract - The ParaPod Series 1, Episode 1 Review

    September 04, 2015

    In the first episode of The ParaPod Ray Peacock and Barry Dodds discuss one of the UK's most famous hauntings. Barry offers up evidence that the Black Monk really did haunt the Prichard's home, but will Ray believe him?

  • List Of The ParaPod Episodes

    September 01, 2015

    Read the complete list of episodes of The ParaPod and find details of the featured hauntings, rituals, and topics covered by Barry Dodds and Ian Boldsworth in every edition of the podcast.

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