Ella Scott Lynch and Penny McNamee lead the cast of a new audio rom com podcast series

LiSTNR has released the first podcast series in its new Audio Fiction pillar based on Zöe Foster Blake’s book The Younger Man.

The Younger Man audio rom com podcast series using a cast of Australian actors in order to adapt the original story to create a new type of audio entertainment for the Australian market.

The book follows the aftermath of burnt out businesswoman Abby’s memorable night with a younger man called Marcus, and tracks the comedic ups and downs of their relationship trying to overcome their age gap, and the Audio Fiction version adds a few new twists to the story.

Ella Scott Lynch (Amazing Grace, Informer 3838) voices the protagonist Abby, alongside Penny McNamee (Home & Away), Steve Bastoni (Fires, Australian Gangster), Andrea Dimitriades (Clickbait, The Unusual Suspects) and Nicholas Burton (Pieces of Her).

Developed in partnership with LiSTNR and renowned film and TV executive Bob Campbell and Bryden Media, this is the first of four of LiSTNR’s audio fiction series.

Head of Content – Original Podcasts, Jen Goggin says, “The process of using our production team’s skills to adapt and create a unique audio-first approach to The Younger Man story has been a dynamic, creative and exciting experience, and the result is a fun, compelling and immersive piece of audio-entertainment.” 

Bryden Media’s Bob Campbell says, “The adaptation of Zoe Foster Blake’s The Younger Man has been a great first step in the audio partnership between LiSTNR and Bryden Media. It has been a seamless collaboration in the fast developing area of audio storytelling and entertainment.” 



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