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Alba Salix, Royal Physician

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The award-winning fairy-tale hospital sitcom, starring head witch Alba, her obnoxious apprentice Magnus, and her accident-prone fairy herbalist Holly. Plus the spinoff, The Axe & Crown, set at a tavern run by a curmudgeonly troll named Gubbin. Watch ...Show More
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14:11 | Jun 12th

Hi everyone! We wanted to share a preview of our newest show (and the first one set outside the Alba universe). It's an all-improvised dark comedy sci-fi serial called Civilized. Content warning: death, body horror, screaming and jump scares.

05:18 | Dec 31st, 2018

If you listened to the end of Alba Episode 201, you heard T'Horxa the Invincible trying to sell his cursed helmet at the Axe & Crown. So what happened next? Patreon supporters get access to commentaries, unrecorded scripts and bonus scenes like th...Show More
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20:24 | Dec 30th, 2018

Eli breaks down the big sound design cues from the first two episodes of Alba Salix, Season 2. Patreon supporters get access to all our Farlorian Fridays content, including commentaries, unrecorded scripts, and sound effects breakdowns like this o...Show More

33:26 | Dec 28th, 2018

Happy Holidays! To round out 2018, we're posting some of our favourite Patreon exclusives, starting with our creators' commentary for Alba Salix Season 2, Episode 1. Patreon supporters get access to commentaries, unrecorded scripts, and sound effe...Show More

04:37 | Dec 23rd, 2018

Happy Holidays, everyone! We've got a few announcements to round out the year: The End of Time and Other Bothers is back! More Axe & Crown is on the way! Sean and Eli will be at PodCon 2 in Seattle this January 19-20! Plus a special offer if you ...Show More

33:26 | Dec 8th, 2018

The royal baby arrives well ahead of schedule — and so does an unwelcome guest. Content warning: Violence, knives, panic, heights, hijacking, death threats, magical pregnancy and labour, separation, allergies, and ever so much screaming.

33:49 | Nov 30th, 2018

King Gunther's outlandish plans for a new school of medicine require Minister Pearcey and the House of Healing crew to throw a gala fundraiser. Content warning: Knife violence, panic, magical pregnancy, icky diseases, things going bang.

32:31 | Nov 23rd, 2018

The House of Healing crew visit the Harvest Moon Faire to unwind, but strange and monstrous things are afoot. Content warning: Danger, animal attacks, violent mobs and day drinking.

32:12 | Nov 16th, 2018

Alba and Holly get a summons to examine the Queen, Ms Pearcey gets some unexpected assistance, and Magnus gets in deep trouble. Content warning: Fire, flood, confinement, near-drowning, interrogation and misgendering.

29:44 | Nov 9th, 2018

The House of Healing staff face an inspection by Minister Pearcey — and a test of a different kind. Content warning: Claustrophobia, violence, doom and destruction.

32:08 | Nov 2nd, 2018

Alba, Magnus and Holly meet their new boss, Antalia Pearcey. Queen Parabel fears for her kingdom. Content warning: Nightmares, mildly gross ailments and malpractice.

01:47 | Oct 26th, 2018

Alba Salix Season 2 arrives on this feed November 2! You can also hear the first episode right now if you're a Patreon supporter. Find out how at patreon.com/albasalix.

02:17 | Aug 27th, 2018

Sean and Eli here with some big announcements: Alba Salix, Season Two launches October 26! New bonus content every Friday for our Patreon backers! Sean and Carter will be at Fan Expo Canada in Toronto, September 2!

31:43 | Jul 10th, 2018

Introducing Farlorian Fridays— a new tradition we've started on our Patreon feed! Every Friday, we'll bring you a new bit of whimsy from the world of Alba Salix: bonus and deleted scenes, unrecorded scripts and games of various sorts. We'll also post...Show More

05:07 | May 1st, 2018

A couple of quick announcements! One: our annual listeners survey! Please lend us your opinions at albasalix.com/survey. Two: we've been blown away by the reviews of our new show, The End of Time and Other Bothers. We've also included a short prev...Show More

1:06:19 | Apr 15th, 2018

Introducing a brand new improvised fantasy adventure set in the world of Alba Salix, Royal Physician. This is Episode 1. Future episodes will appear on their own feed, so look for The End of Time and Other Bothers on your favourite podcast app—or ...Show More

16:14 | Nov 20th, 2017

An old enemy comes to town, and the Axe & Crown's regulars prepare for battle. With special guest Karim Kronfli -- plus cameos by Jack Pevyhouse, Jake Song and the Aural Traditions cast!

13:38 | Oct 16th, 2017

Gubbin and Betula are set to compete in this year's Grandville Pub League Siege Bowling Championship — but the new team from the Badger & Bucket have some tricks up their sleeve too.

10:29 | Oct 2nd, 2017

It's Grand Opening Day across the street at the Badger & Bucket. Stan is in awe. Betula is skeptical. Gubbin is... suspiciously busy.

12:49 | Sep 25th, 2017

A new neighbourhood organization aims to clean up Mud Street and Gubbin isn't impressed. Meanwhile, Stan and Betula have a talk.

10:26 | Sep 11th, 2017

Something suspicious is going on across the street, at the future home of the Badger & Bucket.

12:35 | Sep 4th, 2017

A new pub is moving into the warehouse across the street, and Gubbin isn't pleased.

12:32 | May 8th, 2017

The Axe & Crown’s kitchen is back in business... but for how long?

11:29 | May 1st, 2017

Stan helps Betula look for work. Gubbin doesn’t.

12:08 | Apr 24th, 2017

Betula spills the beans on her recent misadventures.

12:45 | Apr 10th, 2017

New landlord Stan has a few ideas for improving the Axe & Crown.

15:08 | Apr 3rd, 2017

Gubbin and his loyal regulars make their last stand.

04:16 | Mar 27th, 2017

Ex-Sorceror General Helbard Krankel makes his move.

04:17 | Mar 22nd, 2017

When last we saw Sorceror General Helbard Krankel, he'd just escaped arrest and fled the Palace. What's he been up to since then? Find out in our first mini-episode.

00:50 | Mar 9th, 2015

Farloria's Royal Physician has her work cut out for her. As head witch and the only regular staff member at the new House of Healing, Alba's got an endless lineup of patients and a bickering King and Queen to please. Fortunately, help is on the wa...Show More

02:16 | Mar 9th, 2015

A few more of our favourite outtakes from Season 1.

02:26 | Dec 31st, 2014

Happy new year from the cast and crew of Alba Salix! Here are a few of our favourite outtakes from the first season.

29:35 | Dec 19th, 2014

The marriage of Prince Bulwark and Princess Minsey could bring peace to two warring nations — if Alba can keep the bride and groom alive until their wedding day.

01:13 | Dec 12th, 2014

Queen Parabel prepares for the wedding of her niece, Princess Minsey.

28:52 | Dec 5th, 2014

Alba's old flame Withrow Lee comes to town selling suspicious potions, inspiring Magnus to get in on the game.

28:55 | Nov 28th, 2014

As Alba and Holly race to cure a deadly outbreak of cranial swelling, Magnus receives a visit from the kingdom's most feared outlaw.

28:01 | Nov 21st, 2014

After the House of Healing's herb garden is torn out by workmen bearing royal orders, Alba tries to get to the root of the matter while Holly and Magnus venture into the woods to gather more rare plants.

28:01 | Nov 14th, 2014

While Alba tends to her two least favourite patients, Magnus receives some advice from the local wildlife.

28:46 | Nov 6th, 2014

Alba is summoned to remove some unexpected snakes from King Gunther's head, and saddled with a bothersome young patient -- not to mention some unwanted help from a fairy.