The Gray Area
By Edward Champion
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The Gray Area is an audio drama anthology series, with very subtle and ever growing changes in the stories. It features talking animals, mysteriously enthusiastic receptionists, deranged scientists, a genius writer, strange portals that open into other universes, impostor gods, formidable business tycoons, alien invaders, and many, many demons.
||CleanThe First Season (Holiday Travel Remix)||We've released a nearly three hour remix of the first season that contains the entire ten episodes, including some new material, new cues, new sound design, and a few other modest bells and whistles. Consider this the "movie" version of the first...||11/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6. Buddies for Hire||In our season finale, a once celebrated and now fading actor Jack Penderton desperately needs a job. His agent, Jill Swanson, lands him a strange gig involving a lonely scrapbook-loving eccentric, an unusual approach to free trade, a sinister salesman..||10/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5.5. Hatch||Four men stand at the beginning of an important interdimensional journey. But while their personalities are different and the portals seem attracted to their identities, their voices are the same. What is their connection? And why is the journey so...||9/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5. Compassion Fatigue||Emma is a top-notch psychiatrist who can change the lives of the most difficult patients imaginable. But there's a great personal cost to her formidable talents that she's not telling anyone about, an internal torment eating away at her inner life...||8/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4.5. The Waiting Room||Virginia Gaskell finds herself on the other side of the portal that lured her in, greeted by a very exuberant (and strangely familiar) receptionist, some squawking avians that aren't quite okay with her love of chicken fajitas, and further mysteries...||7/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4. Loopholes||As a thriving empire faces war with ferocious barbarians, a mischievous scholar named Minerva hopes to bring law and civilization to a great realm populated by talking birds, giant rats, gregarious knights, elemental gods, and menacing...||7/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3. Fuel to the Fire||An artisanal mustard retailer from Astoria finds herself in a strange realm with the ability to set things on fire. Meanwhile, Ed Champion continues his investigation into Miss Gaskell's disappearance, meeting a woman in mourning who may hold the...||6/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2. Brand Awareness||Joanna loves Eclipse Ale. It's the best beer in the world. She has boxes of Eclipse memorabilia. She regularly wears Eclipse baseball caps. But on one rainy night, Joanna discovers that this happy relationship (along with the relationship with her...||5/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1.5. Dissociation||Greg Sutton, a fidgety young man who is a little too fixated on selling himself, sees his psychiatrist for the first time in months, hoping to find answers about his lost childhood and how to get back the woman he loves. But his own quick fix solution..||5/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1. Hello||A man wakes up in his apartment with a hazy memory of the night before. He's greeted in bed by a mysterious woman who keeps saying, “Hello.” But she seems to know far more about his life than he ever could have told her in one night. And as the...||4/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPrologue||Virginia Gaskell, an underappreciated 66-year-old cult writer forced into a rest home, contends with mysterious voices summoned from her typewriter and an obscure literary interviewer named Ed Champion. (9 minutes) Written and directed by Edward...||4/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason One Trailer||Strange voices, agitated psychiatrists, giant rats, magical couriers, mysterious women, and loud and disheveled men. This 90 second trailer serves as a teaser for The Gray Area's first season.||3/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Looking forward to more episodes
A great show with some unexpected stories and nice performances.
Give it a Listen!
The Gray Area, is very well produced. Mr. Champion finds great talent for the stories and helps them even more by writing great, compelling, interesting stories! I haven't missed one, and don't plan on it!
Love anthology podcasts
Every one of these episodes is a nice surprise. After you listen to "Hello" you'll know what I mean. It's the unexpected nature of the stories that is so compelling. Looking forward to what Edward puts out in the future!