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The Fallow Men are coming. Only men’s tears in milk will keep them at bay.
The thing growing in the bathtub is her only friend. Together, they’ll show the world.
Sexy hats and flashing blades, it’s Tuesday, oh it’s Tuesday, and it’s fine to bleed.

This is the Town.
And there is no God.
Love is impossible.
Twelve stories unfold as down below the reservoir, something stirs…

Down Below The Reservoir is the first Irish fiction podcast, adapted from the works of acclaimed horror maven Graham Tugwell (Everything Is Always Wrong) and voiced by award-winning writers Dave Rudden, Sarah Maria Griffin and Deirdre Sullivan. Published in twenty countries, through five continents, these stories unearth the very special misery of small-town Ireland, suspended between terror, hilarity and grief.

Here is the horror of it: In the Town, you are a child only as long as you’re allowed. Then something happens, makes you different, and you have to be an adult. You never get the choice. One day, you have to change. And the crowd watches, making sure it happens…

Cast & Crew

Sarah Maria Griffin

Sarah Maria Griffin

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Sarah Maria Griffin
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Sarah Maria Griffin is a writer from Dublin. She doesn’t live in San Francisco anymore. Her nonfiction collection of essays, Not Lost, was published by New Island in 2013. Her first novel, Spare and Found Parts, was released from Greenwillow Books (an imprint of Harper Collins) in Autumn 2016. She co-hosts the podcast Juvenalia, writes sporadically for The Irish Times, and her essays have recently appeared in Guts and The Winter┬áPages.

Deirdre Sullivan

Deirdre Sullivan

Voice
Deirdre Sullivan
Voice
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Deirdre Sullivan is a writer and teacher living in Dublin. Her most recent novel is called Needlework.

Dave Rudden

Dave Rudden

Voice
Dave Rudden
Voice
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Dave Rudden once won a crisp taste-testing competition and a limbo contest in the same day.

Rebecca Gimblett

Rebecca Gimblett

Producer
Rebecca Gimblett
Producer
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Rebecca is a poet, a writer and a maker of things. Down Below The Reservoir is her first foray into the role of Producer which she learned means “Enthusiastic Enabler But Also Sometimes The Realist”.

Graham Tugwell

Graham Tugwell

Creator & Writer
Graham Tugwell
Creator & Writer
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Graham Tugwell is an Irish writer and performer. Over eighty of his short stories have been published across five continents. He has lived his whole life in the Town. He loves it with a very special kind of hate.

Displace Studios

Displace Studios

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Displace Studios
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Voice-over, foley, music and all other creative audio design was produced by Darren Roe, Tom Lee, Christopher Barker, Jonathan McNamee and Danel Whelan at Displace Studios, Dublin.

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