The Diarist is a serialized audio fiction podcast. In 15 episodes The Diarist immerses listeners into the 1950s world of Madison Avenue Advertising and leads them through the bizarre and often frightening inner worlds of the characters.
After completing Katherine Gibbs Secretarial School, Andrea Davies takes a position at a large New York Advertising firm, admittedly there to find a husband and secure a life as a well-to-do, country club socialite.Andrea becomes increasingly drawn into her boss Richard Hayes' bizarre personal life. She begins to assume the role of his wife and mother of his young daughter. However, a parallel reality continues back at his apartment where his psychotic wife moves in and out of insanity. Things are not always as they seem in this neo-noir thriller. The Diarist, explores the darker side of the human psyche and the terrifying consequences of indulging in base desires.
The Diarist was written by Donna Barrow-Green.
The Podcast is produced by Red Couch / Black Dog Productions.
Donna Barrow-Green, Writer, Co-Producer, Co-Director
Beth Ricketson (Andrea), Actor, Co-Producer, Co-Director
Ryan Bowen (Richard), Actor, Co-Producer
Corinne Elana, (Margaret Hayes, Lucy), Actor
Darlene Sorensen, (Mother, Ellen), Actor
Eric Schniewind, (Father, Steven Morris), Actor
Nikki Flinn (Velvet Maud), Actor
Heather Dowling, Actor (Elizabeth), Actor
Ben Green, Sound Engineering Consultant
Chad Thumann, Creative Consultant