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HOLIDAY SPECIAL: A Very Drummond Christmas

HOLIDAY SPECIAL A VERY DRUMMOND CHRISTMAS LISTEN HERE
Scene 1: Christmas Morning It's Christmas morning and Flora can't wait to open her presents.
FEATURING: Imbi Leili Ling, Jaq Avery, Justin Groves, Maree Shefford and Scott Knight
Scene 2: Cleaning Up Brick and River clean up the breakfast dishes.
FEATURING: Justin Groves, Imbi Leili Ling and Scott Knight.
Scene 3: Santa's Here The Bannisters arrive baring gifts.
FEATURING: Axle Gunn, Jaclyn Lombardo, Scott Knight, Jaq Avery, Justin Groves, Maree Shefford and Imbi Leili Ling
Scene 4: French Cricket Frank turns up to join in the family tradition of Christmas Day french cricket.
FEATURING: Daniel Brasher, Maree Shefford, Jaq Avery, Axle Gunn, Scott Knight, Jaclyn Lombardo, Imbi Leili Ling and Justin Groves
Scene 5: A Peaceful Interlude River and Frank enjoy some quiet alone time.
FEATURING: Damian Vuleta, Jaclyn Lombardo, Imbi Leili Ling, Daniel Brasher and Justin Groves.
Scene 6: A Conversation Ruby and Edward reveal a big surprise to Flora…

Collectors Edition Box Set #4: Ch 16 - 20

COLLECTORS EDITION BOX SET #4 CHAPTERS 16 - 20 LISTEN HERE
Chapter 16: River and Flora face off, Kirana wakes up to find Edward in her bed, Michael finds Emerals asleep in her workshop, and the final production meeting before the launch of Dramaticus begins.
Chapter 17: The production meeting continues, Flora shows Edward her new purchases, Sienna drops in for a final costume fitting, and Brick and Kirana have an awkward encounter.
Chapter 18: Brick and Kirana continue to try and find common ground, River has second thoughts about Frank, Flora makes the biggest mistake of her life, and Sienna suffers a devastating blow.
Chapter 19: River confronts Flora over what she has done, Michael and Brick rush to Sienna's rescue, and Ruby takes control of the situation.
Chapter 20: Emerald and Henri rush to Dramaticus to help out with the crisis, Ruby and Edward have a serious conversation, and Ruby kicks off the launch of Dramaticus.
FEATURING:
Jaq Avery as Flora Drummond Daniel Brasher as Frank Medf…

A VERY DRUMMOND CHRISTMAS: The Pictures!

A VERY DRUMMOND CHRISTMAS Live Podcast Recording
On the 12th of December The Players recorded our special Christmas show in front of a live audience for the very first time and here are the pictures!
You can listen to the edited show on Boxing Day (Australian time) thought Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Tune In and most podcast apps by searching The Players by Samsara.
In the meantime here are some pictures of the fabulous fun we all had! All photos by Shane Grant.












CHAPTER 20: The Rescue Options

CHAPTER 20 The Rescue Options
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Scene 1: The Rescue Henri and Emerald rush to Dramaticus with another dress for Sienna to wear at the Dramaticus launch
FEATURING: Jaclyn Lombardo, Damian Vuleta and Samsara
Scene 2: The Options Ruby confronts Edward about the situation with Flora
FEATURING: Lucas Hayes and Maree Shefford
Scene 3: The Launch Edward and Flora sing their duet and Maree opens the Dramaticus launch with a speech.
FEATURING: Jaq Avery, Scott Knight and Maree Shefford

CHAPTER 19: The Confronting Shock

CHAPTER 18 The Confronting Shock
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SCENE 1: The Confrontation River confront Flora about the destruction she caused and Edward steps in to defend her.
FEATURING: Malaynee Hayden, Lucas Hayes, Imbi Leili Ling, and Samsara.
SCENE 2: The Shock Michael and Brick rush in to Sienna's dressing room to find out what has happened.
FEATURING: Justin Groves, Axle Gunn, and Jaclyn Lombardo.
SCENE 3: The Chaos Ruby rushes in to take control of the situation. Edward forces Flora to make an apology.
FEATURING: Justin Groves, Axle Gunn, Malaynee Hayden, Lucas Hayes, Imbi Leili Ling, and Maree Shefford.

Playing On Gold Series #1: Imbi Leili Ling

PLAYING ON GOLD SERIES #1 IMBI LEILI LING
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In this final installment of Playing On Gold Series #1 we revisit Samsara's interview with Imbi Leili Ling who plays River Murello.

LIVE CHRISTMAS SHOW RECORDING 12 DECEMBER 2018

A VERY DRUMMOND CHRISTMAS

7:30PM  12 DECEMBER 2018 BRUNSWICK MECHANICS INSTITUTE
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Family drama takes centre stage in The Players Christmas special
Christmas cheer comes early to Brunswick when Melbourne podcasters The Players perform their Christmas special to a live audience! The Players invites one and all to be a part of the crowd as they create their very first live recording. It will be a feisty night of folly, frolics and the kind of excitement only thespians can create, and there will be prizes a plenty. 
The Drummonds are hosting Christmas. Emotions are high and it’s drama, drama, drama! 
Amidst opening presents, backyard French cricket, and a formal dinner party Flora can't stop fighting with River, Edward is not happy about …well…anything, and Ruby finds out about Edward's affair with Kirana. Just a normal family Christmas!
Written and produced by Brunswick local Samsara, The Players is a soap-opera style podcast - the audio answer to T…

CHAPTER 18: The Awkward Organisation

CHAPTER 18 The Awkward Organisation
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Scene 1: The Awkwardness Brick and Kirana continue their awkward conversation in the Dramaticus foyer.
FEATURING: Justin Groves and Samsara
Scene 2: The Organisation River and Frank take one step forward and then one step back in their budding relationship.
FEATURING: Daniel Brasher and Imbi Leili Ling
Scene 3: The Destruction Flora loses control of herself and makes the biggest mistake of her life so far.
FEATURING: Jaq Avery
Scene 4:  The Panic River has prepared a surprise for Sienna but it is both of them who get the surprise.
FEATURING: Imbi Leili Ling and Jaclyn Lombardo

Playing On Gold Series #1: Daniel Brasher

PLAYING ON GOLD SERIES #1 DANIEL BRASHER LISTEN HERE
In this edition of Playing On Gold Series 1 Samsara revisits her interview with our newest cast member, Daniel Brasher, who plays the Technical Manager of Dramaticus - Frank Medford.

CHAPTER 17: The Common River

CHAPTER 17 THE COMMON RIVER

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SCENE 1: THE RIVER
The production meeting continues and Edward finally turns up.
FEATURING: Jaq Avery, Ciara Baillie, Justin Groves, Axle Gunn, Scott Knight, Jaclyn Lombardo, and Maree Shefford
SCENE 2: THE COMMON SENSE
Flora takes Edward to her dressing room to show him the dresses and the new shoes.
FEATURING: Jaq Avery and Scott Knight
SCENE 3: THE FITTING
Sienna drops by Emerald's workshop for a final fitting with Emerald and Henri.
FEATURING: Jaclyn Lombardo, Samsara and Damian Vuleta
SCENE 4: THE DISORIENTATION
Brick finds Kirana in the foyer looking a bit lost.
FEATURING: Justin Groves and Samsara

Playing On Gold Series #1: April Garreffa

PLAYING ON GOLD SERIES  #1 APRIL GARREFFA LISTEN HERE
Samsara sits down with April Garreffa to find out more about her journey as an actor and peer into the process of figuring out her character Emerald Bannister.

CHAPTER 16: The Discomforting Spat

CHAPTER 16: The Discomforting Spat LISTEN HERE
SCENE 1 Ruby finds River in the kitchen early in the morning. Flora joins them and she and River let their tensions erupt.
FEATURING: Jaq Avery, Ciara Baillie, and Maree Shefford
SCENE 2 Kirana wakes up to find Edward in her bed.
FEATURING: Scott Knight and Gabrielle Reiher
SCENE 3 Michael finds Emerald asleep in her workshop.
FEATURING: April Garreffa and Axle Gunn
SCENE 4 Ruby joins the family in the board room for the final production meeting before the launch.
FEATURING: Jaq Avery, Ciara Baillie, Justin Groves, Axle Gunn, Jaclyn Lombardo, and Maree Shefford
SCENE 5 Edward and Kirana run into Frank setting up the stage in the Dramaticus lobby.
FEATURING: Daniel Brasher, Scott Knight and Samsara


DANIEL BRASHER PLAYS FRANK MEDFORD

Daniel Brasher has joined The Players as Frank Medford, the Dramaticus Head Technician. Daniel first joined the team as a casual actor filling in for Justin Groves who had the flu this winter. We loved him so much he now has his very own character. Welcome to the team, Daniel!

Daniel Brasher is playing the role of Frank Medford

Since graduating with a Bachelor of Contemporary Art in 2012 Daniel has performed in a string of independent features and short films as well as toured a variety of theatre shows including cabaret, musicals, children's theatre and physical theatre. An award-winning songwriter and performer, he currently fronts the indie rock trio Surfer Rosa. 


Playing On Gold Series #1: Jaclyn Lombardo

PLAYING ON GOLD SERIES #1 JACLYN LOMBARDO LISTEN HERE
This week Samsara catches up with Jaclyn Lombardo who plays Sienna Bannister and tells us a bit more about her background as an actor as well as her process and gives us some insight into her development of Sienna Bannister.

Collectors Edition Box Set #3: Ch 11 - 15

COLLECTORS EDITION  BOX SET #3 CHAPTERS 11 - 15 LISTEN HERE
CHAPTER 11: Emerald reaches out to Henri for help with Sienna's dress and Michael interrupts a planning session between River and Ruby.
CHAPTER 12: Micheal confronts Ruby about Flora, Henri works with Emerald on Sienna's dress, and Edward invites Kirana out for dinner.
CHAPTER 13: Ruby tries to mend her relationship with Flora, and Sienna and Brick run into Michael at the Bistro.
CHAPTER 14: Ruby has harsh words with River, Brick's evening is soured when he catches sight of Edward and Kirana, and Frank takes River out for a drink.
CHAPTER 15: Ruby finds Emerald crying about her mother and Edward takes a very drunk Kirana home.
FEATURING Jaq Avery as Flora Drummond Daniel Brasher as Frank Medford April Garreffa as Emerald Bannister Justin Groves as Brick Murello Axle Gunn as Michael Bannister Scott Knight as Edward Drummond Imbi Leili Ling as River Murello Jaclyn Lombardo as Sienna Bannister Gabrielle Reiher as Kirana Maree Shefford …

Playing On Gold Series #1: Damian Vuleta

PLAYING ON GOLD SERIES #1 DAMIAN VULETA LISTEN HERE In this episode we revisit Samsara's chat with Damian Vuleta who plays the couturier Henri.

CHAPTER 15: The Seductive Peacemaking

CHAPTER 15: The Seductive Peacemaking LISTEN HERE Scene 1: The Seduction Edward takes a very drunk Kirana home after their dinner at the Bistro.
FEATURING:  Gabrielle Reiher and Scott Knight
Scene 2: The Peacemaking Ruby drops in on Emerald to see how she is coping and to extend an olive branch.
FEATURING:  April Garreffa and Jo Boyd
PLAYING ON Samsara sits down to chat with Imbi Leili Ling to talk about her career so far and find out more about her character River Murello.