EP41 Devil Goats: Can a goat really be possessed by an evil entity? In this cautionary folk horror fairy tale, a Welsh farmer finds out the hard way on the Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast
Beware the Devil Goats: A cautionary folk horror fairy tale
They might look friendly enough, but you should never mess with a goat.
We've all heard tales of how they might - just might - be in league with the Devil or some other diabolical characters, and it pays to keep on their good side.
As this cautionary folk horror fairy tale reveals, a Welsh farmer who acted rashly pays a heavy price for his actions, which culminates in one of the most terrifying goat-related scenes ever to be committed to a podcast.
What is the Ghosts & Folklore of Wales with Mark Rees podcast?
In early 2020, Mark Rees launched the world’s first podcast dedicated to Welsh ghost stories, folklore, myths and legends.
By combining his unique research and insights from many books and articles with long-lost tales from dusty old tomes, this weird and wonderful podcast takes a fascinating look at countless curious subjects.
New episodes are uploaded every Thursday, and feature everything from real-life encounters with pesky poltergeists to fantastical beasts from the Mabinogion and the skulled-headed Christmas favourite herself, the Mari Lwyd.
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