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21 minutes | a month ago
69: No Better Place (S15 E4)
In 1929, down on earth, a former player watches Watford from the terraces at Vicarage Road, but the excitement proves too much. A dramatisation of a true story.
37 minutes | a month ago
68: Mr Mainwood (S15 E3)
In 2002, a Watford fan arriving in Hornet Heaven needs help in acclimatising to the afterlife.
8 minutes | 2 months ago
67: The Road to Hornet Heaven (S15 E2)
In a post-apocalyptic future, a father and son search for what Watford Football Club has meant to them. A version of this story first appeared in the magazine YBR! (https://thewatfordtreasury.co.uk/ybr.html).The music is from Nick Cave and Warren Ellis's score for the original motion picture 'The Road'.
41 minutes | 2 months ago
66: Troy Story (S15 E1)
In February 2021, there’s an unexpected new arrival in Hornet Heaven. It’s Troy Deeney.
41 minutes | 3 months ago
65: The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up (S14 E4)
Plans to celebrate a resident’s 100th anniversary in Hornet Heaven, in January 2021, run into a problem.
19 minutes | 3 months ago
64: We Go Again (S14 E3)
In the summer of 2020, a positive-minded character helps the residents of Hornet Heaven bounce back from the disappointment of relegation from the Premier League.
28 minutes | 3 months ago
63: The Joys of Watford (S14 E2)
In 1953, a renowned natural historian, who’d prefer to be studying beetles, is disappointed to find himself in the Watford FC afterlife.
29 minutes | 3 months ago
62: The Grey Groundhopper (S14 E1)
In November 2020, total boredom with Vladimir Ivic’s football leads to an unexpected broadening of Hornet Heaven’s horizons.
23 minutes | 5 months ago
61: Carols From Hornet Heaven (Xmas Special 2020)
In December 2020, the annual Hornet Heaven Festival of Carols has a surprise new soloist.
41 minutes | 6 months ago
60: Il Primo (S13 E4)
In October 1882, a local resident discovers the new sport of Association Football and becomes a Watford fan forever.
35 minutes | 6 months ago
59: Afternoon of the Living Dead (S13 E3)
In summer 2012, Laurence Bassini’s terrifying ownership of Watford FC has an apocalyptic effect on Hornet Heaven.
15 minutes | 6 months ago
58: Marvellous Mapps (S13 E2)
In October 2020, Hornet Heaven makes contact with Adrian Mariappa after he leaves the club — to say goodbye and thank you. (To help create this tribute to a Watford legend, we sampled an interview with Mapps by Simon Preston of Reggae Boyz Commentary from earlier this year.)
24 minutes | 6 months ago
57: Homeless (S13 E1)
In September 2020, the absence of fans from Vicarage Road has a deep impact on Hornet Heaven.
29 minutes | 10 months ago
56: My Life Story (S12 E4)
The ups and downs of one man’s 56 years as a Watford FC supporter.
42 minutes | a year ago
55: That's Entertainment! (S12 E3)
In May 2020, a new arrival in Hornet Heaven is reluctant to reveal the truth about his past.
39 minutes | a year ago
54: Four Seasons (S12 E2)
Hornet Heaven stages a 1970s-style chat show as light entertainment during the 2020 Coronavirus lockdown.
14 minutes | a year ago
53: Homecoming (S12 E1)
A story of returning to Vicarage Road for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic of 2020.
47 minutes | a year ago
52: It's A Wonderful Afterlife (Xmas Special 2019)
Down on earth, on Christmas Eve, a seriously discouraged Watford fan is sent a visitor from heaven to prove that life isn’t so bad after all.We wish all our listeners a joyous Christmas and New Year.
38 minutes | a year ago
51: The Five People You Meet (S11 E4)
In October 2019, a new arrival is furious at Watford’s terrible start to the season.
16 minutes | a year ago
50: Memories Maketh Man (S11 E3)
In September 2019, a new arrival struggles to remember recent games. This episode was inspired by — and created in support of — a project by the Watford FC CSE Trust to help people living with mild to moderate dementia. You can find out more at https://www.watfordfccsetrust.com/goldenmemories.
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