The Staircase Podcast

The Staircase Podcast

The Staircase Podcast

CATEGORY: TV & Film
The official HBO Max podcast hosted by Nancy Miller (HBO’s I’ll Be Gone in the Dark Podcast). The Staircase Podcast takes an episode by episode deep dive into the highly anticipated drama. Each episode, Miller interviews cast and crew, including executive producer, writer, and director, Antonio Campos, Colin Firth, and Toni Colette, to dive into plot and go behind-the-scenes of the anticipated drama. Plus case experts and academics help unpack the science, history and psychology behind the case. The Staircase Podcast is produced by HBO Max in conjunction with Campfire Studios, in association with High Five Content.
  1. June 09, 2022
    50 min
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    America’s Sweethearts
    Co-showrunners Antonio Campos and Maggie Cohn sit down with Nancy one last time to look at how the series wrapped up, and whether or not a satisfying closure is even possible in stories like this. And we finall…
  2. June 02, 2022
    39 min
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    Seek And Ye Shall
    In this penultimate episode, we speak with writer and co-showrunner Maggie Cohn about how the writers room managed to successfully thread multiple timelines over the course of the limited series, and inject a h…
  3. May 26, 2022
    49 min
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    Red In Tooth And Claw
    For many people, a killer owl was their first-ever brush with the Michael Peterson case. Attorney Larry Pollard, the Petersons' next door neighbor who brought the idea to national attention, discusses why he ha…
  4. May 19, 2022
    56 min
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    The Beating Heart
    On this packed episode, writer Craig Shilowich sits down with Nancy to talk about a reveal many viewers almost certainly assumed was manufactured — the very real Sophie, the French editor of "The Staircase" doc…
  5. May 12, 2022
    50 min
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    Common Sense
    Showrunner/creator/director Antonio Campos returns to the podcast, and is joined by Emily Kaczmarek, the co-writer of this episode, to examine why–and how–the HBO Max series compressed the entirety of the Micha…
  6. May 07, 2022
    55 min
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    The Great Dissembler
    "The Staircase" researcher Michael Matthews describes the nearly overwhelming task of balancing an avalanche of factual elements, while also working with the writers room to mold those facts to best serve the i…
  7. May 06, 2022
    58 min
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    Chiroptera
    Co-showrunner Maggie Cohn discusses her role writing this episode, in which the introduction of the French documentary crew allows this series to comment not just on this case, but also on how it was covered, a…
  8. May 05, 2022
    57 min
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    911
    Host Nancy Miller sits down with creator/executive producer/writer/director Antonio Campos in a wide-ranging discussion covering how he first conceived of this project more than a decade ago after sitting in th…
  9. April 28, 2022
    2 min
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    Coming Soon: The Staircase Podcast
    The official HBO Max podcast hosted by Nancy Miller (HBO’s I’ll Be Gone in the Dark Podcast). The Staircase Podcast takes an episode by episode deep dive into the highly anticipated drama. Miller interviews bot…

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