Bang on the Strillers

by Geraldine Quinn

Bang on the Strillers
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 24
  • Last: 14 Feb 2017
A podcast of sparkle warriors from cabaret, burlesque, drag, music theatre and comedy hosted by multi-award-winning Melbourne rock cabaret songwriter/performer Geraldine Quinn.

Episodes (24)

  • #24 - Benn Bennett
    #24 - Benn Bennett
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    Published: 14 Feb 2017 Duration: 53:23
    Late in 2016, singer-songwriter, fruit-pusher and maybe witch Benn Bennett returned to the stage after a far-too-long hiatus with the enchanting 'Occasional Suburban Witch'; a cabaret collaboration Bec Matthews and Sarah Ward celebrating th... Read more →
    Late in 2016, singer-songwriter, fruit-pusher and maybe witch Benn Bennett returned to the stage after a far-too-long hiatus with the enchanting 'Occasional Suburban Witch'; a cabaret collaboration Bec Matthews and Sarah Ward celebrating th... Read more →

  • #23 - Scott Brennan
    #23 - Scott Brennan
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    Published: 1 Feb 2017 Duration: 01:02:40
    It's 2017! Where better to start than with an old friend, much theatre/Dr Who nerdiness, and absolutely filthy sexual content. Seriously - **STRONG ADULT/SCIFI CONTENT** Scott Brennan and I met twenty years ago when we were both cast in an ... Read more →
    It's 2017! Where better to start than with an old friend, much theatre/Dr Who nerdiness, and absolutely filthy sexual content. Seriously - **STRONG ADULT/SCIFI CONTENT** Scott Brennan and I met twenty years ago when we were both cast in an ... Read more →

  • #22 - Gillian Cosgriff (part 2)
    #22 - Gillian Cosgriff (part 2)
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    Published: 23 Dec 2016 Duration: 01:04:47
    Part 2 of my conversation with Gillian Cosgriff which, I am slightly chastened to admit, was recorded a full year ago (21 December 2015). She was still writing To The Moon And Back, a show which is now award-nominated, and it turns out we'r... Read more →
    Part 2 of my conversation with Gillian Cosgriff which, I am slightly chastened to admit, was recorded a full year ago (21 December 2015). She was still writing To The Moon And Back, a show which is now award-nominated, and it turns out we'r... Read more →

  • #21 - Casey Bennetto
    #21 - Casey Bennetto
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    Published: 27 Nov 2016 Duration: 01:06:54
      What accent does your dog have? Would 'Wuthering Heights' have been even better if Bronte had incorporated an alien abduction into the plot? How expensive IS working with a band? And wait - HOW many nieces/nephews does Quinn have now??? R... Read more →
      What accent does your dog have? Would 'Wuthering Heights' have been even better if Bronte had incorporated an alien abduction into the plot? How expensive IS working with a band? And wait - HOW many nieces/nephews does Quinn have now??? R... Read more →

  • #20 - Karen From Finance (AKA Richard Chadwick)
    #20 - Karen From Finance (AKA Richard Chadwick)
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    Published: 20 Nov 2016 Duration: 59:39
    Richard Chadwick has only been performing as Karen From Finance in the drag/cabaret/burlesque scenes for three and a half years and already he's made sparkling waves across the globe. From his viral mash up of former Prime Minister Julia Gi... Read more →
    Richard Chadwick has only been performing as Karen From Finance in the drag/cabaret/burlesque scenes for three and a half years and already he's made sparkling waves across the globe. From his viral mash up of former Prime Minister Julia Gi... Read more →

  • #19 - Queenie van de Zandt (Part 2)
    #19 - Queenie van de Zandt (Part 2)
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    Published: 30 Oct 2016 Duration: 51:14
    Part 2 of my conversation with music theatre/cabaret star and creator of Jan van de Stool (as seen on Australia's Got Talent - ROBBED! SHE WAS ROBBED!). Originally recorded in January 2016, we talk about people who call people "toxic", forg... Read more →
    Part 2 of my conversation with music theatre/cabaret star and creator of Jan van de Stool (as seen on Australia's Got Talent - ROBBED! SHE WAS ROBBED!). Originally recorded in January 2016, we talk about people who call people "toxic", forg... Read more →

  • #18 - Jenny Wynter
    #18 - Jenny Wynter
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    Published: 9 Oct 2016 Duration: 55:22
    Oof, this is a great episode, I reckon. The thumbnail just doesn't do it justice (it's really hard putting text on fountains, guys - REALLY HARD). Wynter's a smart cookie and we have a good, thorough chat about independent producing. Smerio... Read more →
    Oof, this is a great episode, I reckon. The thumbnail just doesn't do it justice (it's really hard putting text on fountains, guys - REALLY HARD). Wynter's a smart cookie and we have a good, thorough chat about independent producing. Smerio... Read more →

  • #17 - Tomas Ford
    #17 - Tomas Ford
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    Published: 28 Aug 2016 Duration: 52:25
    Covers vs original cabaret! Deal or No Deal! River Phoenix! Marrying young! Aaaand why we're not big fans of the Australian Football League. After 5-odd weeks of medical ridiculousness (follow me on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter to work ou... Read more →
    Covers vs original cabaret! Deal or No Deal! River Phoenix! Marrying young! Aaaand why we're not big fans of the Australian Football League. After 5-odd weeks of medical ridiculousness (follow me on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter to work ou... Read more →

  • #16 - The Live Jamboree
    #16 - The Live Jamboree
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    Published: 24 Jul 2016 Duration: 01:15:48
    WE DID IT! After a guerilla season of Bang On The Strillers live at The Butterfly Club in January 2016, Quinn put her welfare cheque where her mouth is an coralled some of the best cabaret writers/singer/performers in the industry together ... Read more →
    WE DID IT! After a guerilla season of Bang On The Strillers live at The Butterfly Club in January 2016, Quinn put her welfare cheque where her mouth is an coralled some of the best cabaret writers/singer/performers in the industry together ... Read more →

  • #15 - Ash Flanders
    #15 - Ash Flanders
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    Published: 17 Jun 2016 Duration: 50:40
    Actor, performance maker and cabaret artiste Ash Flanders (Sisters Grimm) joins me for the second Melbourne Cabaret Festival 2016 special to talk about inbred dogs (yeah, I mean pugs), music theatre cabaret, brothels, stand up versus cabare... Read more →
    Actor, performance maker and cabaret artiste Ash Flanders (Sisters Grimm) joins me for the second Melbourne Cabaret Festival 2016 special to talk about inbred dogs (yeah, I mean pugs), music theatre cabaret, brothels, stand up versus cabare... Read more →

  • #14 - The Birthday Loyalty Club
    #14 - The Birthday Loyalty Club
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    Published: 6 Jun 2016 Duration: 49:26
    In 2013, 'Slutmonster and Friends' blew Melbourne Fringe audiences away, winning a highly commended nod in the Fringe awards. It was frankly one of the most depraved and disgusting and hilarious things ever committed to theatre. And none of... Read more →
    In 2013, 'Slutmonster and Friends' blew Melbourne Fringe audiences away, winning a highly commended nod in the Fringe awards. It was frankly one of the most depraved and disgusting and hilarious things ever committed to theatre. And none of... Read more →

  • #13 - Karlis Zaid (Melbourne Cabaret Festival 2016)
    #13 - Karlis Zaid (Melbourne Cabaret Festival 2016)
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    Published: 31 May 2016 Duration: 47:25
    *Content warning - We discuss violence in this episode, in the context of writing about dark stories. If you feel like this may be a topic that brings up issues for you,  go back and have a listen to Michelle Brasier's episode - she's a bub... Read more →
    *Content warning - We discuss violence in this episode, in the context of writing about dark stories. If you feel like this may be a topic that brings up issues for you,  go back and have a listen to Michelle Brasier's episode - she's a bub... Read more →

  • #12 - Matt Gilbertson
    #12 - Matt Gilbertson
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    Published: 14 May 2016 Duration: 58:49
    Adelaide Fringe cabaret king Matt Gilbertson (aka Hans the German) and Geraldine Quinn met at The Adelaide Fringe Bar through mutual friend Lori Bell more years ago than either of them care to remember, and together are two of the most be-s... Read more →
    Adelaide Fringe cabaret king Matt Gilbertson (aka Hans the German) and Geraldine Quinn met at The Adelaide Fringe Bar through mutual friend Lori Bell more years ago than either of them care to remember, and together are two of the most be-s... Read more →

  • #11 - Kai Smythe
    #11 - Kai Smythe
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    Published: 23 Apr 2016 Duration: 47:10
    In episode 11, Geraldine talks to fellow musical pan-artist (although he's made a lot more films than I have) and Hairy Soul Man Kai Smythe about festivals vs "fistivals", candle-making parents, non-childproof comedy spots, how bloody adora... Read more →
    In episode 11, Geraldine talks to fellow musical pan-artist (although he's made a lot more films than I have) and Hairy Soul Man Kai Smythe about festivals vs "fistivals", candle-making parents, non-childproof comedy spots, how bloody adora... Read more →

  • #10 - Alexis Dubus
    #10 - Alexis Dubus
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    Published: 19 Mar 2016 Duration: 47:09
    Before UK comedian Alexis Dubus caused an international stir with a measured, and initially private, Facebook post about the Adelaide Fringe glut, I was chasing the sparkly-eyed UK dynamo for a podcast chat. How fortunate, for it makes me l... Read more →
    Before UK comedian Alexis Dubus caused an international stir with a measured, and initially private, Facebook post about the Adelaide Fringe glut, I was chasing the sparkly-eyed UK dynamo for a podcast chat. How fortunate, for it makes me l... Read more →

  • #9 - Queenie van de Zandt (part 1)
    #9 - Queenie van de Zandt (part 1)
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    Published: 26 Feb 2016 Duration: 37:10
    Part 1 of Quinn & Queenie's kitchen rambles - neuroscience, Elvis Costello, learning to sight-read in your 40s, Margaret Fulton, ceramic owls and inappropriate rubbing. Episode 9 is the first half of Quinn's conversation with actor, singer... Read more →
    Part 1 of Quinn & Queenie's kitchen rambles - neuroscience, Elvis Costello, learning to sight-read in your 40s, Margaret Fulton, ceramic owls and inappropriate rubbing. Episode 9 is the first half of Quinn's conversation with actor, singer... Read more →

  • #8 - Gillian Cosgriff (part 1)
    #8 - Gillian Cosgriff (part 1)
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    Published: 4 Feb 2016 Duration: 41:30
    Part 1 of my conversation (aka The Cabaret Book Club) with Melbourne-based singer-songwriter (and actor, comedian, etc. - grossly overachieving) Gillian Cosgriff.   She's from Brisbane, she studied in Perth but she lives here in Melbourne... Read more →
    Part 1 of my conversation (aka The Cabaret Book Club) with Melbourne-based singer-songwriter (and actor, comedian, etc. - grossly overachieving) Gillian Cosgriff.   She's from Brisbane, she studied in Perth but she lives here in Melbourne... Read more →

  • #7 - Jude Perl
    #7 - Jude Perl
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    Published: 4 Jan 2016 Duration: 56:59
    Jude Perl is a singer-songwriter based in Melbourne who is about to embark on her second solo show. She's an American. She spent about a year in a cult when she was a tiny child. But she lives here now, and is only in one cult - the cult of... Read more →
    Jude Perl is a singer-songwriter based in Melbourne who is about to embark on her second solo show. She's an American. She spent about a year in a cult when she was a tiny child. But she lives here now, and is only in one cult - the cult of... Read more →

  • #6 - Michael Dalton
    #6 - Michael Dalton
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    Published: 12 Dec 2015 Duration: 53:33
    Michael Dalton (also known by his alter ego's name Dolly Diamond) is an international theatre and cabaret star who lives across the road from a hospital (trust me, the relevance becomes clear as the podcast rolls along). Originally from the... Read more →
    Michael Dalton (also known by his alter ego's name Dolly Diamond) is an international theatre and cabaret star who lives across the road from a hospital (trust me, the relevance becomes clear as the podcast rolls along). Originally from the... Read more →

  • #5 - Wes Snelling (part 2)
    #5 - Wes Snelling (part 2)
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    Published: 25 Nov 2015 Duration: 43:08
    Part 2 of the Quinn/Snelling conversation includes discourse on some of Australian television's deep dark past, various animal attacks (including some startling revelations about Wes's country upbringing) and whether or not there is a bicyc... Read more →
    Part 2 of the Quinn/Snelling conversation includes discourse on some of Australian television's deep dark past, various animal attacks (including some startling revelations about Wes's country upbringing) and whether or not there is a bicyc... Read more →