Interviews with the cast of Drifting Dragons

We had a chat with our cast of Drifting Dragons about what they really put in their supermarket shopping basket. Check us out in your local Morrisons this week!


Greg Harradine

Greg Harradine

Name: Greg Haradine

What do you play and where did you train? “Piano and Guitar and I trained at Kingston University and did a degree in Music Technology then a Masters for Composing for Film and TV.”

What made you decide to be a composer? “Music has always been the thing I love doing, not wanting to practise an instrument for hours, composing seemed to be the thing to do!

What do you do in your spare time? “I enjoy cycling and running, reading, but also hanging out with my friends”

If we bumped into you in the supermarket, what would you have in your shopping basket? “Tough one, I’d have lots of fruit and veg, bit of salmon maybe, some chicken and also some eggs, I’m a simple guy!”


Julia Stone

Julia Stone

Name: Julia Stone

What do you play and where did you train? “I play the violin, I never trained professionally, just been playing since I was 3!”

What made you keep playing the violin? “I kind of had to play it as I had a scholarship to my school for the violin! However I also act and playing the violin helps to open up doors such as working on lovely opportunities like this!”

What do you do in your spare time? “I love films! I also love dancing and going to gigs”

If we bumped into you in the supermarket, what would you have in your shopping basket? “I’m trying to cut it out but chocolate! Moisturiser, bananas, raspberries and pasta!”


Louis Hurst

Louis Hurst

Name: Louis Hurst

What is your voice type and where did you train? “Baritone and trained at The Royal Northern College of Music”

What made you decide to be an opera singer? “Well, if I sang in the choir at school I got to meet the girls!”

What do you do in your spare time? “Being from Manchester, I’m a Manchester United fan, so football; I just do what my wife tells me to!”

If we bumped into you in the supermarket, what would you have in your shopping basket? “Bacon, most definitely, pizza and some chips!”


Felicity Buckland

Felicity Buckland

Name: Felicity Buckland

What is your voice type and where did you train? “Mezzo-soprano and I trained at The Royal Northern College of Music and ENO’s opera works program”

What made you decide to be an opera singer? “It happened by accident! I went to college as an all round singer; I’d never done an opera before and four years later I came out with a voice only really suited to opera!

What do you do in your spare time? “I walk my dog, I cook too much, eat too much!”

If we bumped into you in the supermarket, what would you have in your shopping basket? “A load of cheap veg and then some nice parmesan, or some other really nice cheese!”


Nicholas Morton

Nicholas Morton

Name: Nicholas Morton

What is your voice type and where did you train? “Baritone and I studied at The Royal College of Music”

What made you decide to be an opera singer? “I just love it! It was the first thing that really felt natural to do.”

What do you do in your spare time? “I cycle, a bit of running, mostly I’m quite quiet – I like to read.”

If we bumped into you in the supermarket, what would you have in your shopping basket? “Cookies, some form of breaded chicken, broccoli and a bottle of water.”

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