Wailingborough

Wailingborough

A Local Ghost Story Podcast

by the Wellingborough Young  Producers working with Warts and All Theatre Company as part of Borough Bash

Plug your headphones in and sit next to the campfire as Kirsten and Ross shine a light on 6 local Wellingborough Ghost Stories, dim the lights, get comfortable and prepare for a good old fashioned ghost story! Close your eyes and let the story transport you to a place where souls are not truly at peace.

These podcasts highlights the current and historical Ghost Stories that are present in Wellingborough; from haunted pubs to Hatton Hall, discover more about this wonderful town. Who knew Wellingborough was cool…or spooky!

The podcast provides a unique and thought-provoking insight into 6 main Ghost Stories that also shine a light on the local people and organisations associated with these stories.

Their history, their personal experiences of these Ghost Stories, and their current activity.

The Podcasts

These podcasts are suitable for age 14+.

Episode One: The Haunting of The Hind Hotel, Wellingborough

‘The money you have parted with does not allow you solitary comfort…’

Get goosebumps as locals Kirsten and Ross, bring you atmospheric tales of the hotel’s spooky past recorded in the very room that plays a central role in the stories that they uncovered.

We hope that you will join us and feel the history of the The Hind Hotel all around you. Come and stay with us for the night in The Hind Hotel, if you dare…

Episode Two: The Haunted Pubs of Wellingborough

Dim the lights, get comfortable and prepare for a good old fashioned ghost story!

Get goosebumps as locals Kirsten and Ross, bring you atmospheric tales of the haunted drinking spots where the patrons may not all be living!

Join us for a drink at the haunted pubs on Wellingborough if you dare…

Episode Three: The Haunted Houses of Wellingborough

“It’s just the house settling”

Get goosebumps as locals Kirsten and Ross bring you atmospheric tales of a house just as alive as humans, maybe even more so.

We hope the memories of a tainted house don’t drive you away!  Join us in a house full of groans and cries, if you dare…

Episode Four: The Lyric Theatre, Wellingborough

Get goosebumps as locals Kirsten and Ross bring you atmospheric tales of a ghost who believes the show should not go on.

We hope tales of a haunted theatre don’t have you leaving halfway through a performance. Close your eyes and let the story transport you to a place where souls are truly not at peace!

Join us as we watch the show begin if you dare…

Episode Five: Isobel

Dim the lights, get comfortable and prepare for a story of love, loss and jealousy!

Get goosebumps as locals Kirsten and Ross bring you the atmospheric tale of a young courtier, Isobel, who’s short time in Wellingborough was filled with deception, murder and finally tragedy.

We hope Isobel will find peace one day and that this little known tale doesn’t leave you nervous to walk along the River Nene alone.

Close your eyes and let the story transport you to a time of Kings, courts and deadly grudges!

Episode Six: Hatton Hall

One of the Hatton boys is dead…but where is the other one?

Get goosebumps as locals Kirsten and Ross bring you the atmospheric tale of the stately home that has stood in Wellingborough for many generations.

But with old houses comes many secrets, stories and…souls?

The ghostly inhabitants of Hatton Hall have tales to tell, let’s hope you get out alive!

About this project

This podcast is brought to you as part of Borough Bash, which has been commissioned by Made With Many and co-produced with Warts And All Theatre and the Wellingborough Young Producers.

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