Alastair Osment - photo by Alex Vaughan

On the Couch with Alastair Osment

Who is Alastair Osment? I’m an Australian actor and producer. I am a graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing (WAAPA) and am best known for my work on Deadline Gallipoli (Foxtel/NBC), Top of The Lake: Chi...
Oslo Davis AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Oslo Davis

Who is Oslo Davis?  I’m an artist, illustrator and cartoonist. What would you do differently to what you do now?  I like the idea of taking up mixed martial arts cage fighting. Who inspires you and why? Artists Barry Bli...
Maeve Marsden AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Maeve Marsden

Who is Maeve Marsden? She’s great, I’d hang out with her. The professional bio says ‘writer, producer and performer working across theatre, cabaret, live music and storytelling’, though, so that might be a more sensible ...
Stephen Smith AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Stephen Smith

Who is Stephen Smith? I’ve spent 20 years on the opera stage. Five years ago I made the decision to return to Melbourne and move into real estate to support my family and spend more time at home. Both of these parts of m...
Brett Kelly AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Brett Kelly

Who is Brett Kelly? A very fortunate person who is passionate about orchestral music and has spent almost his whole life performing in, and conducting orchestras. Whether as Principal Trombonist of the Melbourne Symphony...
Brad Cohen AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Brad Cohen

Who is Brad Cohen? Musician. Innovator. Craftsman. Idealist. What would you do differently to what you do now? Very little – I’m just plugging away in my little corner of the musical world, doing the best I can. Who insp...
AAR OTC Bernadette Robinson - photo by Miles Standish

On the Couch with Bernadette Robinson

Who is Bernadette Robinson? A performer who clearly isn’t famous enough that you still have to ask. What would you do differently to what you do now? Be braver! Who inspires you and why? People who are good at things and...
Gian Slater AAR On the Couch

On the Couch with Gian Slater

Who is Gian Slater? I am a vocalist, composer and educator, whose performance approach incorporates wordless singing and improvisation, original songs with lyrics; electronics and extended vocal techniques; new music and...