Rusty Quill Ltd. is a London-based UK entertainment production company and podcast network. We specialise in creating original, free-to-consume content whilst providing a platform for new and interesting voices and talent. We are known for our multi-award-winning fiction podcasts.
All our regular content is free to view, listen to, and share, but we also offer standard commission-based work on request and our Patreon supporters have access to exclusive backer-only content – check out our contact and support pages respectively for more information.
Our first podcast project was the Rusty Quill Gaming podcast, a long-form Pathfinder tabletop roleplaying campaign actual play podcast which launched in June 2015 and follows the adventures of a mixed ability group of comedians, improvisers, gamers, and writers playing in an original game world. The series has more than 200 episodes in its catalogue and releases a new episode every week.
In March 2016 we launched our second audio drama series, one of the world’s most popular horror podcasts, the Magnus Archives. This ongoing long-form anthology podcast details the supernatural cases under investigation by the Magnus Institute and its archivists. The Magnus Archives boasts a dedicated cult following in addition to multiple award wins. The series has more than 160 episodes in its catalogue and releases a new episode every week.
Our third series Outliers, is a historic fiction podcast, produced in association with Historic Royal Palaces. It was launched in November 2017 and features, a selection of stories from award-winning contemporary writers as they examine the perspectives of people often excluded from mainstream historical narratives. The second season of Outliers launched in October of 2019.
Our latest series Stellar Firma, is a semi-improvised, dystopic, sci-fi, comedy podcast following the misadventures of a pair of inept planet designers as they attempt to generate bespoke planets based on audience suggestions. The show launched in February 2019 with the second season of the Stellar Firma podcast began in December 2019.
January 2020 brought RQ Streams a weekly Twitch streaming series. RQ Streams aims to introduce people who are new to the world of videogaming to it through playing a vast collection of genres, titles and formats. From AAA titles to Indie, retro to modern, the most casual games to the outright weird. Mike and Anil are on a quest to encourage potential new gamers to jump in and get playing.
We have a number of new in-house projects currently in development including new genre podcast in addition to ongoing third-party production work and consultation.
- Diversity – Maintaining a safe and non-discriminatory work space where people can collaborate on exciting and unique creative projects.
- Opportunity – Providing paid employment opportunities for those seeking to break into media production.
- Representation – Providing a platform for new creative voices with poor representation in more established media.
- Community – Working with our fans to grow a friendly and supportive community, united by our love of storytelling.
- Responsibility – Leading by example and working with our peers to improve the business practices of the media production industry.
The Rusty Towers Team
Rusty Quill Alumni
Ed von Aderkas