Feel the warmth of the Beanies. Chatting with Laura, Mim and Michael

November 14, 2018 0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: Podcasts
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In this episode of Parent time, I chat with the award winning Laura, Mim and Michael Beanie as they let us in on their process, their plans and why eggs are the obvious choice. So settle in and discover the world and work of this extraordinary trio of young people as they set about making their mark on Australia’s children’s music scene. Read more…

The secret life of Benny Time

November 7, 2018 0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: Podcasts
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So, at the beginning of the year I worked on a show for screentime and network ten about children in a day care setting entitled ‘the secret life of four year olds’. The show is set in a daycare environment with two teachers one of which is me. It’s based on a UK show and goes to air, This Monday, the 12th of November and I get to play a bunch of guitar on it and generally be  teachering about. Read more…

Giveaway: Greatest kids entertainment pack ever

September 3, 2018 0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: Podcasts
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For the month of September I will be raising money for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. All donors will go in the running to win the biggest kids entertainment prize pack ever, including Justine Clarke, Peter Combe, Lah Lah’s big live band and Teeny Tiny Stevies. Plus many more prizes over the month. For your chance to help out and go in the running just follow the link and donate $10 or more. Thanks for your support.

Benny

 

 

Tiptoeing on the shoulders of Giants. I give you Meg, Lee and Vee.

August 14, 2018 0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: Podcasts
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Tiptoe Giants have landed on the scene with a deeply authentic offering for a debut. An album that speaks directly to the child, and highlights all three members diverse music and arts backgrounds.

In this interview, sisters Meg and Lee and friend Vee, get the chance to speak at lengths about who they are, why they are, and why this means so much to them.

Enjoy

Benny

The Plot Thickens with Luke Escombe.

February 19, 2018 0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: BENNY'S Favourites, Parent Stuff, Podcasts
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No Stone is left unturned when in the hands of the deftly talented Luke Escombe’s fruit and veg parody, The vegetable Plot. A world where vegetables are more than simply things found in the ground, but rather, exciting, intelligent beings, inviting and enticing us to be a part of their goodness.

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From The Top, With The Stripy Socks – Tina and Mark Harris

February 12, 2018 0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: BENNY'S Favourites, Parent Stuff, Podcasts
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Today on Parent Time we join the red stripy sock club as we chat to Australian sensations, Tina and Mark Harris, aka: Buzz and Lah-lah from Lah-lah’s big live band.

In this candid interview, Tina and Mark open up about the inevitable beginnings of Lah-lah, Double Bass solo’s and the impeccable miming skills of their band.

‘Kazoops! Jimmy Jones, its Scott Langley’

November 16, 2017 0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: BENNY'S Favourites, Parent Stuff, Podcasts
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Today on parent time I speak with songwriter and co creator of the children’s show Kazoops, Scott Langley.

In this interview, Scott opens up about the monster task of writing, recording and producing 78 songs, the advantage of writing to image and why, despite reaching out to the professionals, it was indeed him that made the best pig. Read more…