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The Pilgrimage Saga

23 EpisodesProduced by Turpentine ProductionsWebsite

Welcome aboard the R.I.N. Starstrider. This is your captain speaking.You are listening to an audio drama about five humans and an AI trying to find home.Captain Harris is here to complete her mission and keep her crew in one piece. First Mate Casana is here because it sounds like an adventure and he… read more

23 Episodes | 2019 - 2020

2.6. The Long Way Home

May 23rd, 2020


The Starstrider crew become suspicious when offered the opportunity to phone home. You shouldn't look a gift horse in the mouth, but some people …

BONUS: Leslie

May 9th, 2020


The Case of the Missing Medical Assistant: Leslie gets a visit from a family friend.

Content warning: This episode contains descriptions of …

BONUS: Gabriel

April 4th, 2020


The Brish School of Robotics holds its own interesting variety of occupants.

Content warning: This episode contains emotional abuse.

The Pilgrimage …

2.5. Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Morons

March 21st, 2020


When an Eshian vessel requests permission to dock, Captain Harris believes it to be for diplomatic purposes. But she and the rest of the crew get more than they bargained for when the Eshian Commander fields an …


March 7th, 2020


Mika is confronted with a choice when her future rears its head.

The Pilgrimage Saga is a UK-based podcast by Turpentine Productions. It is produced and created by Francesca Mylod-Ford.


Sena Bryer as Captain …

2.4. The Ghost in the Machine

February 22nd, 2020


Harris and Armstrong have questions. Gabriel has a secret. Meanwhile, Sascha goes exploring and makes a remarkable discovery on the Bridge…

2.3. Message Received

February 10th, 2020


After recovering Darcey Eldridge’s data drive, the rest of the crew make the decision to listen to the contents. It’s difficult to be pleased with a …

2.2. A Day in the Life of Dr. Lee Armstrong

January 25th, 2020


It’s Dr. Armstrong’s least favourite day of the year: the bi-annual crew check-up. Armed with her stethoscope and more antiseptic than you can shake a stick at, Armstrong is determined to round up the crew and give them …

2.1. Big Fish, Small Pond

January 11th, 2020


An exhausted Gabriel is coerced into a semi-regular sleep schedule. Sascha and Armstrong make a discovery. Meanwhile, Harris visits the monster in …

BONUS (LIVE): Access Denied

December 23rd, 2019


This episode was performed live at the London Podcast Festival showcase: it features Rosie Curry, Emily Curtis and Francesca Mylod-Ford. You may find that the sound is a little quieter in some areas, and might want to …

BONUS: Confessions

December 7th, 2019


Who is Darcey Eldridge?

Content warning: This episode contains explosion SFX, air raid sirens and descriptions of war.

The Pilgrimage Saga is a UK-based podcast by Turpentine Productions. It is produced and created by …

BONUS: Meditation

November 2nd, 2019


Dr. Armstrong tries to relax using traditional old-Earth methods.

The Pilgrimage Saga is a UK-based podcast by Turpentine Productions. It is …

1.10. The Swallow in the Eaves

June 15th, 2019


SEASON ONE FINALE. After the fallout of various bad decisions (naming no names), the crew of the Starstrider is still on-edge. Armstrong receives an unexpected message. Harris is determined to get to the bottom of this …

1.9. Trial and Error

June 1st, 2019


THE CALM BEFORE THE STORM: Harris calls a trial to determine Gabriel’s fate. Unsurprisingly, Armstrong is not impressed... and surprisingly, neither is Sascha. Gabriel attempts to defend his decisions and speaks up on …

1.8. Stuck in the Middle (With You)

May 18th, 2019


Everything goes wrong (when doesn’t it?) when Captain Harris and Doctor Armstrong are accidentally trapped in the aft deck cargo airlock. Can Gabriel, Sascha and Darcey persuade Saph to open the door before Harris and …

1.7. Paranoia

May 4th, 2019


Captain Harris has officially gone mad. Meanwhile, Sascha is doing his best, Darcey plays politician, and Dr. Armstrong has to resist the urge to …

1.6. Port Helios

April 20th, 2019


The Starstrider docks at a hyperspace market to stock up on their dwindling supplies. Gabriel offers to stay behind with Darcey, but gets distracted when Saph does something incredible. Meanwhile, it turns out that …

1.5. Truce

March 23rd, 2019


When a routine maintenance check goes wrong, the situation takes a sudden turn in the direction of Very Dire Indeed. Will Harris and Armstrong be able to stop arguing long enough to save Darcey Eldridge’s life?

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1.4. You Have Mail

March 9th, 2019


The bi-monthly mail transmissions come through. Captain Harris comes to the conclusion that mysterious messages and old Earth poetry aren’t all that …

1.3. The Art of War

February 23rd, 2019


In a last ditch-attempt to avoid the wrath of Captain Harris and Dr. Armstrong, Sascha and Darcey decide to do something both very fun and very stupid. Gabriel spends some quality time with his favourite person.

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1.2. Cards on the Table

February 9th, 2019


After pulling a gruelling twelve-hour shift to mend a breach in the hull of the ship, the crew decide to kick back and take a break in the mess. When …

1.1. Mission Swallow

January 26th, 2019


Captain Harris ends her first week aboard the Starstrider by recording her captain’s log. Meanwhile, Dr. Armstrong threatens the AI, Darcey and Gabriel are equally weird, and Sascha just really, really loves cartoons.

Season One: Teaser Trailer

January 12th, 2019


 Welcome aboard the RIN Starstrider. This is your captain speaking.

Coming to a galaxy near you on the 26th of January, 2019. Watch the skies.


Sena Bryer as Captain Harris

James Oliva as Sascha Casana

Stacey …

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