Singapore podcasts up their game by ditching banter for scripts

(From left) Jo Tan, Adlina Adil, Terence Chia and Haresh Tilani record Life Exchange.
(From left) Jo Tan, Adlina Adil, Terence Chia and Haresh Tilani record Life Exchange.PHOTO: LIFE EXCHANGE
Local actor Lim Kay Tong taking part in the making of Fey Hollow: The Fairy Tale Murders.
Local actor Lim Kay Tong taking part in the making of Fey Hollow: The Fairy Tale Murders. PHOTO: KC GLOBAL MEDIA ASIA.
SPH Radio's Kiss92 FM deejay Joshua Simon (right) taking part in the making of Fey Hollow: The Fairy Tale Murders, set in a fantasy world. Members of the team behind Life Exchange, a scripted thriller podcast, include (from left) Rishi Budhrani, Hare
SPH Radio's Kiss92 FM deejay Joshua Simon taking part in the making of Fey Hollow: The Fairy Tale Murders, set in a fantasy world. PHOTO: KC GLOBAL MEDIA ASIA

SINGAPORE - In recent years, the made-in-Singapore podcast scene has grown. One format has dominated - chat shows.

These vary from the rough-and-ready variety made by bedroom producers to the slicker products from companies with a radio arm, such as Singapore Press Holdings or Mediacorp.

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