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. 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.

00:56:17 2022-05-19
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" documentary, who falls for Michael Peterson; e...
00:50:12 2022-05-12
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 Michael Peterson trial into a single episode. ...
00:55:15 2022-05-07
"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 interests of a compelling drama. Host Nancy Mi...
00:58:14 2022-05-06
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, and the resulting tension between facts and an...
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00:57:55 2022-05-05
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 the courtroom during the Michael Peterson trial...
00:02:45 2022-04-28
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 both cast and crew to unpack how the true st...