Baker's End: Tatty Bogle
1 March 2017
The third episode of Baker's End is out this Friday. Starring Tom Baker, Katy Manning and Susan Jameson, it features human sacrifice, bloody rain and a talking cabbage, and you can order it right here
BBC Audio Drama Awards
22 November 2016
We've been nominated in the 2017 BBC Audio Drama Awards for 'Baker's End', pitted against our mortal audio enemies Big Finish and Audible in the Best Non-Broadcast category. The awards are held in January, so we'll be practicing our Oscars-loser-faces between now and then.
24 October 2016
Rejoice, for the next episode of Baker's End is now available to pre-order! Starring the regular gang of Tom Baker, Katy Manning, Susan Jameson and David Benson, alongside Diane Morgan (TV's Philomena Cunk), Gobbleknoll Hall is released on December 2nd
28 September 2016
We're taking a short break, and will return on 6th October. All orders will be posted out as soon as possible after then.
Baker's End is here
2 September 2016
Baker's End: The King of Cats is out today! Thanks to everyone who has picked up a copy from the Bafflegab site already - the downloads should be with you now, and the CDs will be winging their way to you imminently. It will be available through other retailers in early October.
Thirteen Hallows Sale
20 August 2016
If you've been enjoying The Thirteen Hallows on BBC Radio 4 Extra these past weeks, but wondering just how you'll cope when it ends, then we're offering the CD or download for 30% off till the end of August. At checkout just enter the discount code '4extra' for the download, or '4extracd' for the CD.
On the radio
3 August 2016
The Scarifyers: The Thirteen Hallows makes its debut on BBC Radio 4 Extra this Saturday. It has knights, Nazis and the Welsh... what more could you ask for?
2 June 2016
So... we're thrilled to announce a murksome and swervish new audio series, starring Tom Baker – as himself. Baker’s End stars the acting legend alongside former Doctor Who companion Katy Manning, and Susan Jameson, who played opposite Tom in the AudioGo Doctor Who audio series. The series is written by Paul Magrs (Doctor Who, Brenda and Effie), and the first episode, The King of Cats, will be released on September 2nd. It's available to pre-order now.
Tom Baker and Katy Manning in...
30 May 2016
Later this week we'll be announcing our next release, something we're very excited about. Though some of you already have a pretty good idea, as some technically-inept halfwit (me) pressed the wrong button and sent out a notification email early. But for the rest of you, keep an eye on our Facebook page and all will be revealed in the next day or two.
1 April 2016
Apologies for the lack of news, but fret not - we've been busy with a few projects in the last few months, and will have news of them soon.
Robin of Sherwood update
11 December 2015
It's with regret that we have to announce that Bafflegab will no longer be producing Robin of Sherwood: The Knights of the Apocalypse.
Knights of the Apocalypse is still going ahead, just without our involvement, and we wish the production the very best of luck!
The Return of the Return of Sherlock Holmes
2 September 2015
The Return of Sherlock Holmes Volume 2, as read by the estimable Peter Cushing, is now back in stock. Get it here while stocks last.
Robin of Sherwood
23 July 2015
We're very excited to announce that we're going to be producing an audio adaptation of the classic TV series Robin of Sherwood! Adapted from an unused script by the creator of the series, Richard Carpenter, 'The Knights of the Apocalypse' will reunite most of the original cast, including Jason Connery, Ray Winstone, Judi Trott and Clive Mantle. Keep an eye on www.robin-of-sherwood.co.uk for more news.
23 June 2015
Fighting off stiff competition from 30 other countries, 'Bat Out of Hull' scooped Gold for Best Audiobook at last night's glitzy New York Radio Awards. Which means it's officially the BEST AUDIOBOOK IN THE WORLD!
New York Radio Awards
13 May 2015
We're chuffed to announce that 'The Brenda and Effie Mysteries: Bat Out of Hull' is a finalist in the New York Radio Awards! The winners will be unveiled at the end of June.
Brenda and Effie
3 November 2014
We're very pleased to announce a brand new audio series: The Brenda and Effie Mysteries, by Paul Magrs. Starring the wonderful Anne Reid (Last Tango in Halifax), the series launches on December 12th with the first episode, The Woman in a Black Beehive.
The King of Winter is here
17 October 2014
"Puns almost too bad to document,' says Starburst Magazine. "Inspired lunacy,' claims Sci-Fi Bulletin. "Rousing comedic fun," adds SFF Audio. "Tongue-in-cheek,' concludes the Edinburgh Evening News. What can they be talking about? Well, if it isn't the new Scarifyers CD, The King of Winter, out today. Thanks to everyone who pre-ordered.
The Scarifyers Return!
01 July 2014
It's been a while, but Harry Crow and Professor Dunning are back, in the ninth Scarifyers outing, The King of Winter. It's out in October, and you can pre-order it right now.
Jago and Litefoot
28 April 2014
If you like The Scarifyers, then you'll most likely be chuffed to bits about the latest Jago and Litefoot box set from Big Finish Productions. The third story, Murder at Moorsey Manor, is written by none other than Scarifyers writers Simon Barnard and Paul Morris, and you can buy a copy here
19 October 2013
212 minutes of scary new horror drama from Stephen Volk, Robin Ince, Stephen Gallagher, Mark Morris, Paul Magrs and Christopher Fowler? For just £14.99? Yes, we're knocking 25% off the Hammer Chillers digipack up till October 31st. Just enter the code 'halloween' at checkout.
We've won something!
15 October 2013
Bafflegab have won an AudioFile Earphones Award, courtesy of US audiobook magazine AudioFile. They were particularly taken with Lauren Kellegher's starring performance: “Listeners will want to climb right inside their earbuds and give Poppy Munday a great big hug. Now, that's good audio.”
It's Hammer Time!
7 June 2013
The first Hammer Chillers, The Box, is released today. “This is first rate… a high-quality production in the Hammer style,” says Starburst Magazine.“A neat tale whose last line will haunt you long after it’s finished,” adds Sci-Fi Bulletin. And SFF Audio finishes with “A wonderfully chilling opener for the series.” This time next week, it's a dose of suburban horror in The Fixation, by Mark Morris.
Peter Cushing Sale Day 3
22 May 2013
It's Day Three of our Peter Cushing Sale! Enter the code 'Sherlock2100' at the checkout for 50% off Volume 2 of Peter Cushing's 1971 reading of The Return of Sherlock Holmes.
Peter Cushing Sale Day 2
21 May 2013
It's Day Two of our Peter Cushing Sale! This time it's Volume 1 of Cushing's 1971 reading of The Return of Sherlock Holmes. Enter the code 'Sherlock100' at the checkout for 50% off!
Peter Cushing Sale
20 May 2013
It's the centenary of horror legend Peter Cushing this week, so to celebrate we're giving you the chance to buy our Cushing products at massive discounts. Just enter the code 'Cushing100' at the checkout for 50% off 'Past Forgetting'!
9 May 2013
We're excited beyond reason to announce that we're teaming up with horror legends Hammer Films, for their first-ever foray into audio drama. Hammer Chillers is a new horror anthology series, written by some of the biggest names in horror today. It will be available to download weekly from June 7th, then to buy as a CD digipack.
3 February 2013
Vince Cosmos: Glam Rock Detective has finally fallen to Earth. Thanks to everyone who pre-ordered. We're really proud of Vince, and would love to make some more, so if you haven't already then please feel free to buy a copy!
Randy Gorilla on Radio 4Extra
9 January 2013
This Sunday 13th January, BBC Radio 4 Extra begins a repeat run of Nick Courtney's last Scarifyers outing, The Secret Weapon of Doom. Featuring Nigel Havers, old ladies throwing fruit at goblins, and a randy gorilla, it starts at 6pm.
31 December 2012
For one week only we're having a Sale. Scarifyers CDs are 25% off; Peter Cushing CDs 30% off; and Sherlock Holmes CDs 33% off. Happy New Year!
Sherlock Holmes Volume 2
12 December 2012
You can now pre-order Volume 2 of Peter Cushing's brilliant readings of The Return of Sherlock Holmes! The 4CD set will be released on March 1st.
Christmas posting dates
10 December 2012
If you're thinking of buying The Scarifyers for Christmas, and live in the USA or Canada, today is your last day to order from our Shop. If you live in Europe, it's this Wednesday. If you live in the UK, it's this Friday (as we're taking a break from 15th December)
Gareth David-Lloyd signing
5 December 2012
This Saturday, 8th December, The Thirteen Hallows Glewlwyd Gafaelfawr (Gareth David-Lloyd) will be signing copies of the latest Scarifyers CD at The Who Shop in East London, between 1-3pm. Pop along and say hello!
3 December 2012
It's come to our attention that there is a problem with the download of The Thirteen Hallows. We're really sorry about this, and the problem has now been rectified, but if you downloaded the story before midnight on Sunday 2nd December then please get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org, and we'll send a new download immediately.
22 November 2012
Our new series 'Vince Cosmos: Glam Rock Detective' is now available to pre-order! Starring Julian Rhind-Tutt (Green Wing, The Hour), written by Paul Magrs (The Brenda and Effie Mysteries, Doctor Who), it's out on February 1st.
Win signed script and CDs
19 November 2012
If you pre-order The Thirteen Hallows before December 3rd, then you could be in with a chance of winning not only a script signed by Gareth David-Lloyd and the rest of the cast, but also the first five Scarifyers CDs, starring the late, great Nick Courtney. So what are you waiting for?
We've changed our name
14 November 2012
The more eagle-eyed amongst you may have spotted that we've changed our name, to Bafflegab. It means nonsense, and if you've heard our stuff then we'll sure you'll agree it's not inappropriate.
Scarifyers artwork for sale
7 November 2012
You can now buy a page of Simon Gurr's magnificent original artwork for The Scarifyers comic for a bargain price of just £20! Pop over to Simon's shop here
Cult Publishers Expo
5 October 2012
Saturday 13th October and we'll be at the Cinema Museum in South London for the Cult Publishers Expo. Author Paul Magrs and actor David Benson will be in attendance to sing, dance and talk Scarifyers and Vince Cosmos: Glam Rock Detective. Come along from 11am - it's free!
The Thirteen Hallows
3 October 2012
The next Scarifyers adventure, The Thirteen Hallows, will be released on December 3rd. A tale of swords, sorcery and skullduggery in South Wales, it stars Torchwood's Gareth David-Lloyd and is available to pre-order now