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The Magnus Archives

An Audio Drama, Arts and Comedy podcast featuring Jonathan Sims
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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.


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MAG 140.1 - The Iron Gate
This week's episode is the winner from our latest Rusty Fears competition.“The Iron Gate” is written by Cailyn Toomey, read by Jonathan Sims and directed by Alexander J Newall.Thank you everyone who submitted stories and spread the word!Note: this …
MAG 140 - The Movement of the Heavens
Case #7150101Statement of John Flamsteed, taken from a partial unsent letter to Abraham Sharp, 1715.Audio recording by Jonathan Sims, the Archivist.Content warnings for this episode are at the end of the show notes.Thanks to this week's Patrons: Jo…
MAG 139 - Chosen
Case #0063011Statement of Eugene Vanderstock, regarding the creation of Agnes Montague, her life, care and death. Original statement given November 30th 2006. Audio recording by Jonathan Sims, the Archivist.Content warnings for this episode are at …


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TheShadowThatKnows reviewed this podcast on Feb 3rd, 2019
"Spectacular! This series is absolutely enrapturing, spine-tingling, and it sets my mind going about possibilities."
Namtab86 reviewed this podcast on Aug 29th, 2017
"One of the best podcasts out there! Such a good blend of episodic horror and long term story! "
Parcivous reviewed this podcast 28 days ago
"My only complaint about this podcast is that there isn't more of it!"

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Mar 18th, 2016
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May 16th, 2019
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