Danny Robins

Danny Robins is an award-winning British writer, broadcaster and journalist. He created The Battersea Poltergeist, a podcast series for the BBC that combined drama and documentary to tell a real-life ghost story, starring Toby Jones and Dafne Keen. It became a global phenomenon – the #1 Drama Podcast across the whole world, with more than 4 million downloads and counting –  sparking a bidding war for the TV rights. Danny is now adapting it with Hollywood producers Blumhouse. The series won the Gold Award for Best Serialised Podcast at the New York Festivals Radio Awards. 

Danny’s new BBC podcast series Uncanny, telling individual stories of paranormal encounters, from ghosts to UFOs, is another multi-million download hit.


Danny’s play 2:22 – A Ghost Story, a contemporary-set modern supernatural thriller starring Lily Allen, opened in the West End in August 2021, playing to full houses and rave reviews. It returned for a second run in December 2021, and is still running a the Gielgud Theatre