Welcome to Tinsel Town - a Christmas podcast

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While shopping for a Christmas tree, Holly finds herself being transported to Tinsel Town yet again and this time the Conductor has it in for the local Christmas tree farmer, who doesn’t exactly fall under the Conductor’s definition of “traditional”. Holly and Cornelius need to help change the town’s mind about the quirky trees and convince them that starting new traditions can be just as meaningful as celebrating old ones.

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A Christmas Podcast for All Ages

After making a wish on the Christmas Star, Holly finds herself popping in and out of Tinsel Town, a magical place where it’s Christmas every day. But after getting stuck there, her friends - a giant candy cane, a mysterious ornament, and a polar bear Queen - need to band together to help her get home. As things start to fall apart in Tinsel Town, the curmudgeonly Conductor accuses Holly of ruining Christmas and does everything in his power to try to ban her from celebrating ever again. Will Holly and her friends figure out where her wish went wrong in time to get her home for the holidays?

'Welcome to Tinsel Town' is the Christmas podcast for the whole family. Suitable for ages 5 and up. All seven episodes are available for free on your favorite podcast app.

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Episode 7 of Welcome to Tinsel Town - a Christmas podcast

Chapter 7: ‘Homecoming’

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Chapter 4: ‘Look It Up’

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Chapter 3: ‘Home Sweet Home’

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Chapter 1: ‘Through the Archway’

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Chapter 6: ‘The Trial of Holly the Human’

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Chapter 5: ‘Taking Flight’

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"Welcome to Tinsel Town" is a Triangle Content production

Executive Producer

Dave Keine

Written and Directed by

Adam Ganong & Jenna Knorr

Music & Audio Production by

Adam Ganong

Script Editor

Alex Rioux

Additional Writing by

Dave Keine

Additional Music by

Ken Miller


Jenna Knorr

Adam Ganong

Alex Rioux

Sharisse LeBrun

Jean-Michel Cliche

Kira Chisholm

Hannah Blizzard

Jake Knorr

Additional Cast

Dave Keine

Daniel Ganong

Philip Hall

Wayne Knorr

Special Thanks to

Dorothy Keine

Wayne & Susan Knorr

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