The Fable and Folly Network Shows

Alba Salix, Royal Physican

An award-winning fairy-tale comedy for the ear.

Full-cast audio fiction, 6×30 minutes per season

Season 1 released November 2014

Season 2 released November 2018

Show Summary

Farloria’s Royal Physician has her work cut out for her. As head witch and the only regular staff member at the new House of Healing, Alba’s got an endless lineup of patients and a bickering King and Queen to please.

Fortunately, help is on the way. Unfortunately, that help is from Magnus, a troublesome young ex-monk and aspiring surgeon, and Holly, an accident-prone fairy herbalist.


Gold Award, 2015 Mark Time Awards (Fantasy category)
Parsec Awards finalist, 2015
Official Listening Selection, HEAR Now Festival, 2015


The Axe and Crown

A Pratchett‐esque comedy about beer, bowling, and bad decisions.

Full-cast audio fiction, 12×10 minutes per season

Season 1 released April 2017

Season 2 in pre-production

Show Summary

Gubbin the troll runs a grimy tavern on the wrong side of the river, with his clueless new landlord Stan and shady niece Betula to keep him company. Set in the world of Alba Salix.


Parsec Awards, Winner, Best Speculative Fiction Audio Drama (Short Form), 2018
Official Listening Selection, HEAR Now Festival, 2018



An improvised dark-comedy sci-fi podcast. 

Improvised full-cast audio fiction, 10-15 minutes per episode

Season 1 launched June 2019 (ongoing)

Show Summary

Civilized is a workplace drama superimposed on a ridiculous premise. Our four main characters are stranded after crash-landing on an alien planet, but they are still compelled to carry out their same old duties. Their search for meaning and purpose highlights how absurd our society’s fascination with work can really be.


The End of Time and Other Bothers

An improvised fantasy roleplaying game set in the world of Alba Salix. 

Season 1 launched April 2019 (ongoing)

Show Summary

It’s a tale of flightless fairies, half‐demons and cafeteria line workers, dystopian empires, magical waterfalls and mysterious books. Oh, and the end of time—that’s in there somewhere too.

A group of comedy improvisers come together every two weeks to co‐create a story using the Dungeon World roleplaying system. No animals are harmed.

What the Press is Saying

“A breakout star in the genre.”
— Wil Williams Reviews

“You’ve never heard anything quite like this, I promise.”
— Radio Drama Revival

“Everything I wanted and more!”
— Geek Girl Authority