The Cleansed: Post Apocalyptic Adventure Awaits
The Cleansed is an epic post-apocalyptic audio drama podcast saga of our times
Mixing equal parts "Mad Max" with "The Stand," this fully realized "mind movie" imagines the heroes, gods, demons, and common folk of a world where oil scarcity and environmental waste have turned the world into scattered tribes.
The Story Thus Far
15 years have passed since a traumatic undoing of society called “The Breaking.”
In the rural wastes of Northern Maine, Maria and Luke grow up in THE REFUGE, where survivors eek away a life harming and homesteading with solar panels and homemade tools. Their life is interrupted when John Prophet, a ghost from their parents’ past, comes riding in one fine afternoon, bringing them news of THE REPUBLIC.
Far South, in the ashes of Old New York, a force has arrived from across the ocean bearing military might and an iron fist. This new regime promises to subjugate what scraps of freedom are left in this fallen land. And in their wake, a more ominous shadow grows, as PAUL and SAUL claim their divinity - one as Christ reborn and the other of the anti-Christ - and set in motion the wheels of Armageddon.
Are Saul and Paul truly divine, or mere madmen? Can John and his ragtag crew of heroes stop pestilence, death and destruction from ruining the remains of the world? The epic journey begins here.
What Critics Say
The quality of your location soundscapes is superb."
Roger Gregg, Crazy Dog Audio Theatre
On Location / Off the Grid
No mere studio would be sufficient for this epic story.
We take actors out to real-world locations: forests, farms, city alleys, underground catacombs.
In these spaces, we capture brilliant performances of our talented cast as they realize this apocalyptic world, as could only be imagined by creator Fred Greenhalgh, who has lived off-grid in Maine for over 10 years.
The result: a sound like no other. A movie in your mind.