The Chernobyl Podcast

The Chernobyl Podcast

www.hbo.com/chernobyl
An in depth look at the true stories behind the Chernobyl miniseries from HBO and Sky


The Happiness of All Mankind
May 27 • 43 min
Peter Sagal and Craig Mazin discuss the penultimate episode of Chernobyl. Valery Legasov (Jared Harris) and Soviet Deputy Prime Minister Boris Shcherbina (Stellan Skarsgård) consider using lunar rovers to remove radioactive debris, while Ulana Khomyuk…
Open Wide, O Earth
May 20 • 45 min
Peter Sagal and Craig Mazin discuss the third episode of Chernobyl. Lyudmilla Ignatenko (Jessie Buckley), a Pripyat resident, ignores warning about her firefighter husband’s (Adam Nagaitis) contamination; Valery Legasov (Jared Harris) lays out a…
Please Remain Calm
May 13 • 47 min
Peter Sagal and Craig Mazin discuss the second episode of Chernobyl. With untold millions at risk after the explosion, nuclear physicist Ulana Khomyuk (Emily Watson) makes a desperate attempt to reach Valery Legasov (Jared Harris) and warn him about the…
1:23:45
May 6 • 51 min
April 26, 1986, Ukrainian SSR. Plant workers and firefighters put their lives on the line to control a catastrophic 1986 explosion at a Soviet nuclear power plant. Peter Sagal and Craig Mazin discuss these events and more behind the series premiere of…
The Chernobyl Podcast is coming May 6th
Apr 12 • 2 min
“The Chernobyl Podcast” is the official podcast of the miniseries Chernobyl, from HBO and Sky. Join host Peter Sagal (NPR’s “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!”) and series creator, writer and executive producer Craig Mazin as they discuss the true stories that…