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Summary

This series contains mature themes and strong language and listener discretion is advised.

This podcast uses immersive audio techniques that create a dimensional listening experience, we recommend you listen with headphones.

Beyond Strange Lands is an action-packed and fantastical multi-cast audio drama that journeys across the Australian outback.

In 1982, the famous paranormal expert Grant Peters went missing while filming his TV show Legendary Australia. His wife Melissa was never able to find him. When Melissa herself disappears nearly forty years later, her daughter Fiona and grandson Ethan trace her to the small outback town of Boulia. There they discover a collection of old audio tapes that Melissa left behind: a set of clues they must follow if they’re to solve this mystery in time. Insidious forces will stop at nothing to destroy them, and an impossibly ancient menace lurks deep beneath the ground, waiting for the chance to strike....

This is an Audible Original Podcast, developed and produced with investment from Screen Queensland. Free for members. You can download all 12 episodes to your Library now.

Full cast: Amy Ingram, Michael Fryer, Lisa Hickey, Kevin Spink, Liam James, Sacha Horler, Peter Phelps, Anna McGahan, Richard Davies, Gabriel Willie, Vyvyan Black, Jason McKell, Agnes Mohan, James Mana, Vivienne Abitia, Jesse Warren, Bronte Pearce, Elizabeth Clarke, Peter Kennedy, Laura McArdle, Simon Taylor, David Peterson, Jacob Puryer, Ray Crofts.

©2020 Audible Australia Pty Ltd. (P)2020 Audible Australia Pty Ltd.

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Awful at every level!

Not sure if this drivel is intended to be a comedy or a serious drama. Too silly to be taken seriously and too pathetic to be amusing. No stereotype or cliche is too bad for this production. This is one of the worst listens I have come across yet. Even provided freely this seemed like a rip off. Real struggle to finish - 5 & 1/2 hours of my life I will never get back.

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okay for under 12's

It was like listening to a bad series of Docto Who with the odd awkward injection of a sware word. I tried my hardest to give it a fair hearing but had to stop halfway through.

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Great, well performed

i was unsure as reviews were poor but i really enjoyed it largely because of the characters, easy to follow but had pace definitely worth a listen if you fancy a bit of alien/ syfy. praise for cast.

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A fun Aussie style Stranger Things!

Deliciously pulpy, it’s a fun ride and worth a listen. Enjoyed the adventure and sci fi/paranormal elements in the story. Awesome use of binaural sound and music.

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Awful sound quality!

I just couldn't listen to this. I have no idea what it was about as the sound quality was reminiscent of going through short wave transmissions when I was a kid. At least I didn't pay for it!

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Unable to hear

Sadly the sound quality was grlarbled for at least half the dialogue. Tried three rtimes to listen but couldn't make out what was going on so gave up in the end.

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Use Your Headphones!

A bit Scooby Doo meets the X Files, but a great story, well acted and with amazing sound effects 👍

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Great

Really enjoyed this. Only problem is it doesn’t play the next episode in the app so it was a bit annoying. Excellent story and performance from the cast. A good break from the weird world we are currently living in !

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Atmospheric and Entertaining

Atmospheric and entertaining. I found this to be a well performed story which kept me guessing. Sci-fi is by its very nature extreme but I enjoyed the escapism of the plot.

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Acoustics .. need good sound..

Story is not bad... delivery is not bad... but they have really gone for the Acoustic experience so for full effect use a good headset or surround speaker set... 4* is about right!

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