The Magnus Archives

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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, ...Show More

16:42 | Mar 24th, 2016

Case #0122204 Statement of Nathan Watts, regarding an encounter on Old Fishmarket Close, Edinburgh . … The Magnus Archives are now open… Join Head Archivist Jonathan Sims as he begins his work transcribing the archives of the Magnus Institute. An org...Show More

16:18 | Aug 23rd, 2017

#0170216-A Original recording of manifestations and sightings at the Magnus Institute, London, 16th February 2017. If you'd like to support us, head to Sound effects for this episode provided by Stubb, saturdaysoundguy,...Show More
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22:55 | Aug 16th, 2017

#0011206 Statement of Lawrence Moore, regarding something that was not his cousin. Original statement given June 12th 2001. Thanks to this week's Patrons: Lacey Rough, Julia Morgan, Nope, Liss Kuhlman, Franchesca Todd, Elena Mychaleckj, Matt Weir,...Show More

22:46 | Aug 2nd, 2017

#0171302 Statement of Melanie King, regarding her further researches into... war ghosts. Recorded direct from subject 13th February 2017. Thanks to this week's Patrons: Will Coleda, Laura Eberly, Jon Bettin, Alicia Ochsner, Brad Bone, Alan Sharpe...Show More

18:55 | Apr 12th, 2017

Case #9721207 Statement of Rosa Meyer, concerning a persistent feeling of being watched. Original statement given July 12th 1972. Thank you to this week's patrons: Icarus, okpksound, Katrina Salomons, Kat Munn, Jarrod Holmes, Chris Yost, George Sto...Show More

21:22 | Mar 23rd, 2017

Case #0090404 Statement of Carter Chilcott, regarding their time spent in isolation aboard the Space Station Daedalus in September 2007. Sound effects for this episode provided by YMB, Omar Alvarado and previously credited artists via More

22:36 | Dec 8th, 2016

Case #0131103 Statement of Jennifer Ling, regarding a live musical performance she attended in Soho. Original statement given November 3rd 2013. … If you haven’t already, be sure to visit in order to subscribe to us using...Show More

28:51 | Sep 14th, 2016

Case #0121911 Statement of Nicole Baxter, regarding visits culminating in the fire that consumed Ivy Meadows Care Home in Woodley, Greater Manchester. … As Season 1 draws inexorably closer towards its close remember, any questions you have for writer...Show More

31:34 | Jun 15th, 2016

Case #8163103 Statement of Albrecht von Closen, regarding a discovered tomb near his estate in the Black Forest. … Thanks to everyone who took the time to vote for us in the 2016 Podcast Awards. We were completely overwhelmed by your support and look...Show More

28:14 | Oct 31st

Case #0181810 Vigilo, Audio, Supervenio Thanks to this week's Patrons: Fast or Write, Capricious Cacti, C. X. Lu, Stick in Hand, Margaery Clare, Cora, aritchie, Brian Greenwald, Elita Grunde, majesticrhyhorn, Jon Williams, Sigma Bunny, Jack, Rain...Show More

24:19 | Aug 8th

Case # 0110304 Statement of Sunil Maraj, regarding their work as a security guard and the disappearance of their co-worker Samson Stiller. Audio recording by Jonathan Sims, the Archivist. Thanks to this week's Patrons: Shahrzad Mohammed, Mariss...Show More

19:59 | Nov 30th, 2017

#0171702-B Statement of Alice "Daisy" Tonner, regarding the crimes and death of Calvin Benchley. Statement never given. Thanks to this week's Patrons: Dylan Baldanza, Maura Manninen, Rae Valentine, Dai, Greg Meyer, Theresa Bhagavatula, Oltanya, G...Show More

25:15 | Nov 23rd, 2017

#0171702-A Statement of Jonathan Sims, regarding a childhood encounter with a book formerly possessed by Jurgen Leitner. Statement recorded by subject, February 18th 2017. Thanks to this week's Patrons: FooLord, Justen Riley, Chris Taylor, Felix ...Show More

32:40 | Aug 30th, 2017

#0170216-B Statement of Jurgen Leitner regarding his life and works. Recorded direct from subject 16th February 2017. If you'd like to support us, head to Sound effects for this episode provided by BathroomCrooner, Soun...Show More

18:31 | Aug 9th, 2017

#9941509 Statement of Lucy Cooper. Incident occurred in Draycott, Somerset, August 1994. Victim’s name given as Rose Cooper. Statement given 15th September, 1994. Committed to tape 4th November, 1996. Gertrude Robinson Recording. Thanks to this w...Show More

20:37 | Jul 26th, 2017

#0060711 Statement of Stephen Walker, regarding his brother's disappearance from the top of Tour Montparnasse in October 2006. Original statement given November 7th 2006. Thanks to this week's Patrons: Angelina Orlicky, Sigurd Hrothvitnir, Surly ...Show More

19:43 | Jul 19th, 2017

#0150806 Statement of Lydia Halligan regarding her insomnia. Original statement given 8th June 2015. Thanks to this week's Patrons: Zach, Lawrence Allen, Bob Hundertmark, Cassandra Berry, Grant Lindley, Alexandra Spouse, Alexander Linde Nielsen, Sa...Show More

19:14 | Jul 12th, 2017

#0171102 You said it started with a kidnapping case? Thanks to this week's Patrons: Joli Furnari, Smriti Prabhat, Daniel I, Matthew Seidl, Laura, Kathleen Birley, Caroline, Brendan Reilly, Christopher Otero, Ramius If you'd like to support us, hea...Show More

23:48 | Jul 6th, 2017

#0092010 Statement of Craig Goodall, regarding his explorations of an abandoned chicken and kebab shop in Walthamstow. Original statement given 20th October 2009. Thanks to this week's Patrons: Rachel Reeves, Dakota Jahn, Izzy Peart-Mills, Patrick...Show More

18:49 | Jun 28th, 2017

#0172501 Statement of Karolina Górka, regarding a brief period trapped on the London Underground. Statement taken direct from subject 25th January 2017. If you'd like to support us, head to Sound effects for this episod...Show More

20:20 | Jun 21st, 2017

#0030912 Statement of Masato Murray, regarding an unusual inheritance and the causes thereof. Original Statement given 9th December 2003. If you'd like to support us, head to Sound effects for this episode provided by pr...Show More

23:55 | Jun 14th, 2017

#0101811 Statement of Darren Harlow, regarding a failed psychology experiment at the University of Surrey. Original statement given 18th November 2010. Thanks to this week's Patrons: Ross Barlow, Simon Doderer, Heather MacKenzie, Callum Thomas, Am...Show More

19:22 | Jun 7th, 2017

#0030306 Statement of Joseph Russo regarding a book allegedly authored by Sir Frederick Treeves. Original statement given June 3rd 2003. Thanks to this week's Patrons: Paul Sims, Janelle Gobin, Rachel Lewis, Josh Zurcher, Luke Adams, Bobthezool,....Show More

20:41 | May 31st, 2017

#0071803 Statement of Jack Barnabas regarding a short-lived courtship with Agnes Montague in the Autumn of 2006. Original statement given March 18th 2007. Thanks to this week's Patrons: Martin Orchard, Cheryl Peterson, Kristen Bonner, Zack Clark,...Show More

22:07 | May 24th, 2017

#0002202 Statement of Vincent Yang regarding his claimed imprisonment by Mikaele Salesa. Original statement given 22nd February 2000. Thank you to this week's patrons: A.L. Hade, Tim Ledsam, Kay, Kandria Sanchez, Rokk, Julie Saunders, Nate Clevelan...Show More

27:22 | May 17th, 2017

#0170701 Statement of Tessa Winters, regarding a strange computer program she downloaded from the deep web three months ago. Statement recorded direct from subject, 7th January 2017. Thank you to this week's patrons: Kate Onyett, Nik Crombie, Josh ...Show More

21:05 | May 10th, 2017

#0152005 Statement of Donna Gwynne, regarding an unlicenced archeological dig near the Red Sea in Egypt. Original statement given May 20th 2015. Thank you to this week's patrons: Jack Burton, Sarah Lykins, Florence, Shayne Legassia, Danielle Sturge...Show More

20:52 | May 3rd, 2017

Case #0143103 Statement of Erin Gallagher-Nelson, regarding an urban exploration trip beneath St Paul’s Church West Hackney. Original statement given March 31st 2014. Thank you to this week's patrons: Deirdre, SJPatterson, Kay Hoddy, Daniele Bouche...Show More

23:13 | Apr 26th, 2017

Case #0080307 Statement of Mary Keay, recorded 3rd July 2008. Regarding her first Leitner. Special thanks to Carrie Cohen as the voice of Mary Keay Thank you to this week's patrons: James Gibson, Samantha Emery, Elizabeth, Erin Butler, Dominic Zea...Show More

17:50 | Apr 19th, 2017

Case #0160112 Statement of Detective Alice “Daisy” Tonner, regarding the traffic stop of a delivery van on the M6 near Preston on the afternoon of 24th July 2002. Thank you to this week's patrons: Will Blackstock, Stuart McQueen, Kevin Turner, Sim...Show More