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A queer, immersive take on haunted house scares – podcasts of the week

Lucy Fallon and Pearl Mackie star in the audio drama Sour Hall. Plus: Alan Carr is a ray of sunshine, and 10 Things That Scare Me considers our deepest fears

Sour Hall
An intriguing cross between a haunted house tale and an episode of The Archers, Audible’s latest audio drama stars Doctor Who’s Pearl Mackie and Coronation Street’s Lucy Fallon as city escapers starting a new life in the country. As well as attracting negative attention as a mixed-race, lesbian couple, they must put up with paranormal activity. Written and directed by Laura Kirwan-Ashman and based on a story by Naomi Booth, this is an immersive exploration of trauma. Hannah J Davies

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