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The Flock

The Flock

By A Ton of Feathers
The Flock is an audio drama with songs. An environmental fable and epic adventure about the end of the world - told from the point of view of the birds.

Supported using public funding by Arts Council England.
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The Flock: Episode Eight
The final episode. Tough decisions must be made... The Flock is an audio drama with songs. An environmental fable and epic adventure about the end of the world told from the point of view of the birds. The Flock is produced by 'A Ton of Feathers' with funding from Arts Council England. Scripts & Direction by Jack Sanderson-Thwaite. Music, Lyrics & Editing by Gecko. In this episode: Shane David Joseph played Blackcap & Cloud bird 1, Lauren Vandike played Parrot, Winston J Pyke played Magpie, Hannah Bristow played Budgie, Hanora Kamen played Cloud bird 2, Joanna Van Kampen played Cloud bird 3 with Gecko as Jonny Swift. The cast were recorded at Christchurch Studios in Bristol engineered by Charlie Flack Mastering by Ben Mckone at Crosstown Studios, London The podcast cover image is by Lara Hawthorne. Additional thanks to Maeve O'Neill at Rua Arts, Jamie Wyver and the RSPB, Trent Burton and the Cosmic Shambles Network, Green Up Your Act, James Peries, Tom Marshman and the Bush Theatre. Episode transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1vXyedYtbf1LPXI7nEbfNKvwS6njMALGVr2N9l1KWrfo/edit?usp=sharing
20:56
October 04, 2021
The Flock: Episode Seven
Budgie musters the defences of Cloud Cuckoo Land but will it be enough... The Flock is an audio drama with songs. An environmental fable and epic adventure about the end of the world told from the point of view of the birds. The Flock is produced by 'A Ton of Feathers' with funding from Arts Council England. Scripts & Direction by Jack Sanderson-Thwaite. Music, Lyrics & Editing by Gecko. In this episode: Joanna Van Kampen played Squadron Leader & the Wisest Bird, Shane David Joseph played Peregrine 11 & Canary, Hanora Kamen played Peregrine 5, Lauren Vandike played Parrot, Winston J Pyke played Magpie, Hannah Bristow played Budgie with additional voices by Gecko. The cast were recorded at Christchurch Studios in Bristol engineered by Charlie Flack Mastering by Ben Mckone at Crosstown Studios, London The podcast cover image is by Lara Hawthorne. Additional thanks to Maeve O'Neill at Rua Arts, Jamie Wyver and the RSPB, Trent Burton and the Cosmic Shambles Network, Green Up Your Act, James Peries, Tom Marshman and the Bush Theatre. Episode transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1AIL8g0EEjUTFnQ-S_or2QJ1H-BjRuYerJuhEqqTR1Vs/edit?usp=sharing
14:36
September 27, 2021
The Flock: Episode Six
An array of characters offer their services to Cloud Cuckoo Land... The Flock is an audio drama with songs. An environmental fable and epic adventure about the end of the world told from the point of view of the birds. The Flock is produced by 'A Ton of Feathers' with funding from Arts Council England. Scripts & Direction by Jack Sanderson-Thwaite. Music, Lyrics & Editing by Gecko. In this episode: Hanora Kamen played Gold Bantum, Weaver bird, Peacock, Palm Cockatoo and Red Backed Shrike, Shane David Joseph played Silver Bantum, Lyrebird and Pelican, Winston J Pyke played Magpie, Lauren Vandike played Parrot, Hannah Bristow played Budgie, Tim Bentinck played Bower Bird, Clem Studholme played Lovebird, Daniel Piper played Nightingale, Charlotte Martin played Turkey Vulture, Helen Monks played Seagull, Bill Sanderson played Ostrich with Gecko as Jonny Swift and additional voices by Joanna Van Kampen and Gecko. The cast were recorded at Christchurch Studios in Bristol engineered by Charlie Flack Mastering by Ben Mckone at Crosstown Studios, London The podcast cover image is by Lara Hawthorne. Additional thanks to Maeve O'Neill at Rua Arts, Jamie Wyver and the RSPB, Trent Burton and the Cosmic Shambles Network, Green Up Your Act, James Peries, Tom Marshman and the Bush Theatre. Episode transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ROIUN2DgMAvScYBYH76yFGORZf4vGcRvDk3rYgHP6Rg/edit?usp=sharing
22:22
September 20, 2021
The Flock: Episode Five
Parrot and Budgie try to find somewhere safe to dream big. The Flock is an audio drama with songs. An environmental fable and epic adventure about the end of the world told from the point of view of the birds. The Flock is produced by 'A Ton of Feathers' with funding from Arts Council England. Scripts & Direction by Jack Sanderson-Thwaite. Music, Lyrics & Editing by Gecko. In this episode: Winston J Pyke played Magpie, Hannah Bristow played Budgie, Lauren Vandike played Parrot, Joanna Van Kampen played the Wisest Bird with Gecko as Jonny Swift. The cast were recorded at Christchurch Studios in Bristol engineered by Charlie Flack Mastering by Ben Mckone at Crosstown Studios, London Additional thanks to Maeve O'Neill at Rua Arts, Jamie Wyver and the RSPB, Trent Burton and the Cosmic Shambles Network, Green Up Your Act, James Peries, Tom Marshman and the Bush Theatre. Episode transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1zOjkh0DTrH5rBs4EpvEpyvslm1J_t7DCteSQaNIc6OI/edit?usp=sharing
16:52
September 13, 2021
The Flock: Episode Four
The Flock present the case against homo sapiens... The Flock is an audio drama with songs. An environmental fable and epic adventure about the end of the world told from the point of view of the birds. The Flock is produced by 'A Ton of Feathers' with funding from Arts Council England. Scripts & Direction by Jack Sanderson-Thwaite. Music, Lyrics & Editing by Gecko. In this episode: Shane David Joseph played Sea Eagle & Cassowary, Hanora Kamen played Crowned Eagle & Puffin, Winston J Pyke played Magpie with additional voices by Joanna Van Kampen & Gecko. The cast were recorded at Christchurch Studios in Bristol engineered by Charlie Flack Mastering by Ben Mckone at Crosstown Studios, London Additional thanks to Maeve O'Neill at Rua Arts, Jamie Wyver and the RSPB, Trent Burton and the Cosmic Shambles Network, Green Up Your Act, James Peries, Tom Marshman and the Bush Theatre. Episode transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mfKCyPv-tj0OBjIXQo8aX2P92Byig6uVooavasH1Uns/edit?usp=sharing
16:56
September 05, 2021
The Flock: Episode Three
There is much chatter of the Wisest Bird, while a monster rumbles into life... The Flock is an audio drama with songs. An environmental fable and epic adventure about the end of the world told from the point of view of the birds. The Flock is produced by 'A Ton of Feathers' with funding from Arts Council England. Scripts & Direction by Jack Sanderson-Thwaite. Music, Lyrics & Editing by Gecko. In this episode: Shane David Joseph played Crow & Blue Tit, Hanora Kamen played Crow & Great Tit, Joanna Van Kampen played Chickadee & the Wisest Bird, Hannah Bristow played Budgie, Lauren Vandike played Parrot with Gecko as Jonny Swift. Backing vocals by Chris Read, Moa Taylor Hodin and Hanora Kamen. The cast were recorded at Christchurch Studios in Bristol engineered by Charlie Flack Mastering by Ben Mckone at Crosstown Studios, London Additional thanks to Maeve O'Neill at Rua Arts, Jamie Wyver and the RSPB, Trent Burton and the Cosmic Shambles Network, Green Up Your Act, James Peries, Tom Marshman and the Bush Theatre. Episode transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LcPUVVX-T61_LnPGIetm9jyxb1DgTUYHZAWz87vufw4/edit?usp=sharing
11:04
August 30, 2021
The Flock: Episode Two
Parrot and Budgie head deeper into the wild, but they're being watched. The Flock is an audio drama with songs. An environmental fable and epic adventure about the end of the world told from the point of view of the birds. The Flock is produced by 'A Ton of Feathers' with funding from Arts Council England. Scripts & Direction by Jack Sanderson-Thwaite. Music, Lyrics & Editing by Gecko. In this episode: Shane David Joseph played Harris Hawk, Lauren Vandike played Parrot, Hannah Bristow played Budgie, Winston J Pyke played Magpie, Chris Read played Golden Eagle, Hanora Kamen played Arctic Tern & Penguin, Moa Taylor Hodin played Go Away Bird with Gecko as Jonny Swift, Burrowing Owl, Peregrine Falcon, Robin and Pelican and additional voices by Joanna Van Kampen and Gecko. Backing vocals by Chris Read, Moa Taylor Hodin and Hanora Kamen. The cast were recorded at Christchurch Studios in Bristol engineered by Charlie Flack Mastering by Ben Mckone at Crosstown Studios, London Additional thanks to Maeve O'Neill at Rua Arts, Jamie Wyver and the RSPB, Trent Burton and the Cosmic Shambles Network, Green Up Your Act, James Peries, Tom Marshman and the Bush Theatre. Episode transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/13TRzt6zCWKo-TNWtLuHeQYeh2elx3CoXd3BbA0IgTeo/edit?usp=sharing
16:00
August 23, 2021
The Flock: Episode One
Parrot and Budgie escape from captivity while the wild birds gather. The Flock is an audio drama with songs. An environmental fable about the end of the world told from the point of view of the birds. The Flock is produced by 'A Ton of Feathers' with funding from Arts Council England Scripts & Direction by Jack Sanderson-Thwaite Music, Lyrics & Editing by Gecko In this episode: Lauren Vandike played Parrot Winston J Pyke played Magpie Hannah Bristow played Budgie Gecko played Jonny Swift With additional voices by Joanna Van Kampen & Gecko Backing vocals by Chris Read & Shane David Joseph The cast were recorded at Christchurch Studios in Bristol engineered by Charlie Flack Mastering by Ben Mckone at Crosstown Studios, London Additional thanks to Maeve O'Neill at Rua Arts, Jamie Wyver & the RSPB, Trent Burton & the Cosmic Shambles Network, Green Up Your Act, James Peries, Tom Marshman & the Bush Theatre.  Episode transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1i7DMLYUVtWPO6TCwLdZleugWfWy_ItygrKXvzzlD2aY/edit?usp=sharing
14:52
August 13, 2021
Introducing: The Flock
The Flock is an audio drama with songs. An environmental fable about the end of the world told from the point of view of the birds.
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August 13, 2021