Welcome to Tea in the Sahara’s review page on all things podcast & audio drama related. With my reviews I hope to share with you exciting, and immersive podcast content to explore from some of the most creative writers, cutting edge producers, and exceptional voice actors within the podcast arena.

Not sure where to start? Checkout my recent review of the amazing audio drama ‘The Cipher’ written by Brett Neichin, directed by John Scott Dryden a Goldhawk Production commissioned by BBC Sounds. Or if you like your podcasts with a bit of pace & excitement why not check out my latest review of ‘Aftershock’ written, created, directed, and starring Sarah Wayne Callies.

Indie podcast lovers looking for true escapism I have you covered with the amazingly talented ‘Night Post’ collectively created by Rae Lundberg, Ethan Thomason, Tyler Anderson, and Elizabeth R.C Lundberg.

Latest reviews

Aftershock Q&A with Sarah Wayne Callies

This weeks Q&A review is sponsored by good old Lady Luck! Or if you are a bit of a show off and enjoy being snazzy you could use her full title, Fortuna the Goddess of Fortune! Jokes aside, like finding a crisp twenty pound note […]

Aftershock- podcast review

Hello podcast lovers, this week lets shake things up like a loose can of soda with my review of the awesome ‘Aftershock’ (pun intended!) However before we jump in with both boots on let me quickly give a shout out to Imran over at Great […]

The Poison Throne – audiobook review

Hello guys with this weeks particular Tea in the Sahara review hits a small indie reviewing milestone of twenty reviews (small fanfare please!) Before I dive into my latest review I would quickly like to thank all of those who have supported me throughout this […]

The Cellar Letters – podcast review

As we glide into summer even here in Blighty we’ve been blessed with a rare appearance of that elusive fireball in the sky, the rest of the world likes to call the sun! This sadly is where the charming anecdotes end as this week as […]

The Night Post – podcast review

A few weeks back I tweeted a call to arms asking the land of Twitter and its inhabitants for an exciting new podcast crying out for an independent review by Tea in the Sahara. Answering that call was the guys behind ‘The Night Post’ produced by […]

Real Dictators – podcast review

This week guys we Delve into the depths of history’s darkest past with a podcast that deals with some heavy historical subject matter. Real Dictators is designed to retrace and chronicalise some of the 20th centuries most evil tyrants to have walked the planet. This […]

Soft Voice – podcast review

Over the last few weeks I have been blessed with reviewing some truly out of this world, A-plus, exciting, independent podcaster’s. So to keep things fresh, and mix it up a little, this week I thought I would head on down Main Street, and mosey […]

Wandering with the Dead – podcast review

The concept of this week’s review started out life back in 2010 from very humble beginnings as a short film that never got off the ground. Fast forward ten years, and like NASA’s aptly named rover Perseverance, that ambition and script concept, switched out from […]

Dirt – an audio drama – podcast review

As we creep from a relatively dull February into March and with spring finally in the post (albeit on a 2nd class stamp), I have yet another extraordinary podcast for you guys to load up into your podcast player of choice and submerge yourself into! […]

From Now – podcast review pt.2

‘From Now’ sadly finished just about a month ago, however that hasn’t stopped the growing global demand and thirst for this exceptional juggernaut of a podcast no, no! My original review of the show a month back still stands as one of the most visited […]

The Battersea Poltergeist – podcast review

This week guys I have a very different podcast review for you to immerse yourself into, in the shape and guise of The Battersea Poltergeist which is a part investigative documentary/part enigmatic drama. A show which includes a uniquely interactive opportunity for the listener to […]

The Cipher – podcast review pt.2

Following on from the huge success of the hit podcast The Cipher’s series finale last week I thought perhaps a follow up review was in order. If this is your first time landing on this page (hello & welcome), for those who haven’t listened to […]

Mike Prowse Solo Travel – podcast review

Hello fellow podcast enthusiasts and welcome to my very first stab at reviewing a podcast brought to my attention by the chaps who created the ‘Mike Prowse Solo Travel’ comedy podcast. The guys approached me a while back about potentially doing a write-up of their […]

From Now – podcast review

Let’s kick off a brand new year with my intergalactic podcast review of ‘From Now’ completing my own personal hat-trick of reviews from those studio production guys down at QCODE. If you haven’t already, you should definitely check out my other two QCODE podcast evaluations […]

The Cipher – podcast review

Let’s start this review by stating that Santa came a day late on Boxing Day gifting us the first five episodes of the totally addictive podcast ‘The Cipher’ to gorge ourselves on during the festive break. And I for one couldn’t wait to dive into […]

Ghost Tape – podcast review

If like the UK you are hunkered down in another enforced covid lockdown and are looking for a new podcast to get your teeth into, you might just like this next review. Ghost Tape is another excellent immersive audio podcast introduced from those creative types […]

Family Business – Tamer Hassan – podcast review

Context is everything right? I first came across British actor Tamer Hassan when he was an up and coming actor in the London drug gangster film ‘Layer Cake’ opposite the next James Bond (Daniel Craig), and also another relatively unknown actor called Tom Hardy (sound […]

Dirty Diana – podcast review

Dirty Diana’s opening credits warns the audience that the show contains adult language & explicit scenes, and is therefore not advised for persons under the age of 17 firmly painting the image you’re not in Kansas anymore! Dirty Diana is an adult themed podcast by […]

Tumanbay – podcast review

“There is a city far away, my parents often spoke of it as if it has always been there, and always will be. I had seen it in paintings and read about it in stories the richest most powerful city on earth, the centre of […]

Crypto-Z – podcast review

My review starts with a small disclaimer. Fear not this is not one of those idiotic disclaimers warning Joe-public that their hotel bathtub becomes “slippery when wet!” Or even to be careful because a recent purchased bag of peanuts “may contain nuts!” No, my disclaimer […]

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