268 episodes

Make your statement, face your fear.



A weekly horror fiction podcast examining what lurks in the archives of the Magnus Institute, an organisation dedicated to researching the esoteric and the weird. Join Jonathan Sims as he explores the archive, but be be warned, as he looks into its depths something starts to look back…



New episodes every Thursday produced by Rusty Quill, featuring guest actors, short stories, serial plots and more.

The Magnus Archives Rusty Quill

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 6.9K Ratings

Make your statement, face your fear.



A weekly horror fiction podcast examining what lurks in the archives of the Magnus Institute, an organisation dedicated to researching the esoteric and the weird. Join Jonathan Sims as he explores the archive, but be be warned, as he looks into its depths something starts to look back…



New episodes every Thursday produced by Rusty Quill, featuring guest actors, short stories, serial plots and more.

    MAG Retrospective - Editors' Commentary

    MAG Retrospective - Editors' Commentary

    It's the Editor's turn! Some of The Magnus Archives editors, Annie, Elizabeth and Nico sit down to listen to a selection of their favourite editing moments from the show.


    Content Warnings
    - Explicit language
    - Spoilers for all of The Magnus Archives
    - Hospitals
    - Physical violence & death (inc. SFX)
    - Discussions of: COVID-19 pandemic
    - Mentions of: mass death, illness, food, knives, spiders & cobwebs, falling & - heights
    - SFX: distorted voices & static, screaming, body transformation


    Thank you to all our Patrons for your continued support


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    Featuring Annie Fitch, Elizabeth Moffatt, Nico Vettese & Lowri Ann Davies


    Edited this week by Nico Vettese and Jeffrey Nils Gardner


    Produced by Lowri Ann Davies


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    • 31 min
    MAG Mothership Game - Part 3

    MAG Mothership Game - Part 3

    In the finale of our Mothership gaming special, can Android 0170701, Carter and Alabaster Artichoke (The Goodest Boy) survive the nightmares of space? 


    Content warnings
    - Tentacles & aliens
    - Physical violence & injury
    - Bombs & explosions
    - Human remains
    - Discussions of: guns, panic, thalassophobia, medication & drugs, infection
    - Mentions of: death, heart attacks, the void, rot & mould, gore
    - SFX: continuous high-pitched beeping & alarms, gunfire & explosions


    For more information on the game played, check out Mothership here: https://www.mothershiprpg.com/


    Edited this week by Nico Vettese, Annie Fitch and Catherine Rinella


    Produced by Lowri Ann Davies


    Sound effects this week Cymeon, tomfilm, kyles, quboup, klangfabrik, Sergenious, sophiehall3535, eddies 2000, Abyssmal & previously credited artists via freesound.org


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    • 41 min
    MAG Mothership Game - Part 2

    MAG Mothership Game - Part 2

    We re-join our space explorers as they assess the damage to their ship and begin their futile attempt to survive the horrors GM Ben throws at them.


    Content warnings
    - Injury
    - Paranoia & conspiracy thinking
    - Human remains
    - Rot & mould
    - Tentacles & aliens
    - Discussions of: death, medication
    - Mentions of: fire & explosions
    - SFX: continuous high-pitched beeping & alarms, fire, electricity, thudding & banging


    For more information on the game played, check out Mothershiphere: https://www.mothershiprpg.com/


    Edited this week by Nico Vettese, Annie Fitch and Catherine Rinella


    Produced by Lowri Ann Davies


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    • 35 min
    MAG Mothership Game - Part 1

    MAG Mothership Game - Part 1

    Welcome to our TTRPG of Mothership by Tuesday Knight Games.


    In this first instalment of three, Ben leads Jonny, Lydia & Alex through an adventure in outer space, where everything is definitely, absolutely fine.


    Content warnings
    - Innuendo & sexual references
    - Fire & explosions
    - Vehicular collision
    - Death
    - Mentions of: sexism, aliens, guns, injury, food, hygiene issues
    - SFX: high-pitched beeping, explosions & alarms, fire, screaming, loud hissing, tapping


    For more information on the game played, check out Mothership here: https://www.mothershiprpg.com/


    Edited this week by Nico Vettese, Annie Fitch and Catherine Rinella


    Produced by Lowri Ann Davies


    Sound effects this week by LittleRobotSoundFactory, blindmaster, akemov, Suburbanwizard, harrietniamh, vumseplutten1709, danieldouch, Pertti.Orn, CGEffex, qubodup, Halleck, Iamgiorgio, RamonFranch,
    JarAxe, Jofae, Filo_Rossi, Oddworld, GameAudio, unfa,qubodup, GeorgeHopkins, alphatone & previously credited artists via freesound.org


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    • 42 min
    MAG - Martin Poetry Anthology 1

    MAG - Martin Poetry Anthology 1

    The Archives can sometimes be an inspiring place.


    Anthology 1
    - Streets
    - A Country Walk
    - Biscuits
    - Rains


    Content warnings:
    - Mentions of: food, spiders


    Transcripts:
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    DOC - https://bit.ly/3dryRmc


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    Performed by Alexander J. Newall


    Written by Anil Godigamuwe


    Edited by Alexander J. Newall, Nico Vettese & Catherine Rinella


    Produced by Lowri Ann Davies


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    • 4 min
    Rusty Fears 4 - New Roots

    Rusty Fears 4 - New Roots

    This week we present the fourth and final winning entry of our Rusty Fears 4; "New Roots" written by Cecelia Morelli, directed by Maddy Searle and performed by Ben Meredith.


    Note: this is a piece of stand-alone fiction and not a part of the Magnus canon.


    Content warnings:
    - Death (inc. suicide & parental death)
    - Human remains
    - Pain & blood
    - Graphic body horror
    - Mentions of: food & eating, smoking, illness & fatigue
    - SFX: continuous low-pitched & high-pitched drone


    Transcripts:
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    DOC - https://bit.ly/3zWgKyz


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    Edited by Maddy Searle & Nico Vettese


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    • 15 min

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