The Other Path

where magic lurks

Take a trip down The Other Path, where witches, shape-shifters, and trickster spirits haunt derelict towns and neighbourhood parks. Classic folk tales meet modern life in a podcast series filled with magic, mystery, and danger.

Our five audio dramas are inspired by fantastical tales from the past, but set in today’s modern world. Follow the risk-takers and the desperate as they tangle with creatures straight out of folklore to pursue their dreams!

Written by award-winning Canadian writers, each episode comes alive with the voices of professional actors and artfully crafted music and sound.

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Newest Episode

The Belt and the Necklace by C.S. MacCath

The ugly duckling teenage daughter of a fashion icon finds herself ostracized in a beauty-obsessed world. Desperate for love, Barbara makes a heart-wrenching bargain with water-dwelling spirits. But the deal comes at a dreadful cost and Barbara must find the strength to forge a new destiny.

A haunting tale from folklore, fiction, and poetry writer C.S. MacCath. It was inspired by a Bavarian folktale collected by Franz Xaver von Schönwerth.


The Other Path podcast is an Odyssey Theatre series created by Artistic Director, Laurie Steven. It brings the magic of Odyssey’s award-winning live shows to the medium of audio drama.

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