CLONECAST - The Official Orphan Black Podcast

Go inside Orphan Black's fandom with hosts Kaitlyn Alexander and Mackenzie Donaldson (producer of the show). Each week, Kaitlyn and Mackenzie welcome guests from behind the scenes of the series to take #CloneClub's questions, hear their theories, and marvel at their creativity. Want to be featured on the podcast? Follow @clonecast or to send your thoughts and fan art!
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Mar 31, 2017

Kaitlyn Alexander's back for a quick interview with Mel Maduro, Digital Artist of Orphan Black: The Game, now available for iOS!
Click to get the game:
Click for more info: http://www.orphanbla

Jun 17, 2016

As the fourth season of Orphan Black comes to an epic conclusion with its finale (“From Dancing Mice to Psychopaths”), Kaitlyn and Mackenzie take a moment to say thanks to the fans for their support. Then they talk to this year’s resident baddie Jessalyn Wanlim, aka Evie Cho; as well as the show’s composer Trevor Yuile!

Thanks, Clone Club - we’ll be back soon!

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Jun 10, 2016

This week, as season 4 of Orphan Black nears its end, Kaitlyn and Mackenzie talk to one of the show’s villains (?) Rosemary Dunsmore, aka Susan Duncan! Then Kaitlyn talks to En Tze, a tattoo artist with a passion for Orphan Black designs!

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Jun 3, 2016

This week on the Clonecast, Kaitlyn and Mackenzie talk to first assistant director Joanna Moore about her work on the show, and another emotional episode in Orphan Black season 4 episode 8 (“The Redesign of Natural Objects”)!

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May 27, 2016

This week Kaitlyn and Mackenzie gab with Orphan Black’s makeup designer Stephen Lynch and key hair stylist Katarina Chovanec about everything up to season 4 episode 7 (“The Antisocialism of Sex”); then talk with writer Heli Kennedy about her work writing the Helsinki prequel mini-series of the Orphan Black comics. Spoilers abound!

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May 20, 2016

This week on the Clonecast, Kaitlyn and Mackenzie genuinely geek out about Orphan Black season 4 episode 6 (“The Scandal of Altruism”), then talk to Ferdinand himself James Frain!

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May 13, 2016

This week, after Orphan Black season 4 episode 5 (“Human Raw Material”), Mackenzie hosts Orphan Black’s secret weapon, script supervisor (and continuity maintainer) Melanie Orr! Melanie talks about how crazy it can be keeping continuity on the show, plus shares industry horror stories. Then, Kaitlyn talks to fan artist Valentine Smith about her beautiful Orphan Black artwork!

Valentine’s website:

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May 6, 2016

With Kaitlyn out sick (get better!), co-host Mackenzie Donaldson and guest host Rob Moden talk to Hellwizard and Scott, aka Calwyn Shurgold & Josh Vokey, about Orphan Black season 4 episode 4 (“From Instinct to Rational Control”); then Rob talks to fan artists LC Morgan and Miriam Salzman!

Here's the Instagram account Mackenzie, Josh and Calwyn were talking about:

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Apr 29, 2016

This week, editor Jay Prychidny talks about the structural madness of Orphan Black season 4 episode 3 (“The Stigmata of Progress”), actor Kristian Bruun (“Donnie”) riffs and riffs and riffs, and managing editor and Fangirling host Alicia Lutes talks about her love of the show and its role in her career!

Go to our YouTube for an exclusive video segment with Kristian, “Underwear Brand of Hipster Band”!

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Apr 22, 2016

Clonecast is here to talk about Orphan Black season 4 episode 2 (“Transgressive Border Crossing”) with episode writer Russ Cochrane and Felix himself (and master impressionist) Jordan Gavaris! Then Kaitlyn talks to fan artist Maryne about her process!

Go to our YouTube for a soon-to-be-released video featuring Maryne!

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Apr 16, 2016

Clonecast is back for the first episode of Orphan Black season 4, “The Collapse of Nature”! Co-hosts Kaitlyn Alexander and Mackenzie Donaldson talk to Kevin Hanchard (“Art”) about exploring his character in the flashback episode; guest host Rob Moden talks to creators John Fawcett and Graeme Manson about their plans for the season; and Kaitlyn gets to know the process of fan artist Pepa Albornoz, aka the video mash-up queen behind Orphan Crack!

Watch the video segment ‘Is There a Code For That?’ with Kevin Hanchard over on YouTube:

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Apr 10, 2016

Before the Clonecast returns for regular episodes alongside Orphan Black season 4, enjoy this behind the scenes panel from the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards and presented by the City of Toronto. Featuring Graeme Manson, Kerry Appleyard, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Chris Roberts, Ari Millen, and Kristian Bruun. Recorded at the TIFF Bell Lightbox.

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Mar 21, 2016

Host Kaitlyn Alexander is joined by Kathryn Alexandre, Kristian Bruun, Maria Doyle Kennedy, and Josh Vokey - live from the floor of the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards Academy Social event - to answer fan questions and talk Harry Potter houses, Josh's obsession with violence, and non-spoilers for Orphan Black season 4! #cloneyalater

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Mar 8, 2016

Your new Clonecast co-host.

We're recording a podcast live at the Canadian Screen Awards Academy Social event Thursday March 10th! Start sending in your questions for Kristian Bruun, Josh Vokey, and Kathryn Alexandre with #AcademySocial and tag either @clonecast or @realisticsay!

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Dec 24, 2015

Assistant to the Orphan Black showrunners Evan Moore, and actors Calwyn Shurgold ("Hellwizard") & Josh Vokey ("Scott"), join Rob and Mackenzie to hang out and play the new Orphan Black card game from IDW!

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Sep 16, 2015

Fan art links below!
Orphan Black creators Graeme Manson and John Fawcett are here to talk season 3 and tease season 4! With returning co-host Mackenzie Donaldson, the team talks about Delphine, picks their favorite clones, reveals a returning clone, straightens out the Shay sibling mystery, discusses the evolution of the characters, and more!

Follow us at to submit questions, theories, and fan art for our monthly podcasts during the hiatus!

Inks by Denise (@dmparrish_art)
Sarah -
Cophine -

Portraits by Rhys James (@electricrhys)

Crotcheted finger puppets by Deborah (@mischief89)

Nail art by Abigail (@abiflail)

Cosima DragonCon cloneplay by Erin Tracy (@LunaJBear)

Cosima FanExpo cloneplay by Christina (@minnnty)

Sarah/Helena yin-yang drawing by @magixxix

80’s-inspired graphics by @martine_pop
Sarah -
Evelyne Brochu -

Bracelets by Miriam Salzman (@mnsalz91)

Donnie drawing by @drawingfeed

Sarah/Helena playing card design by @johnny_b_loca

Aug 5, 2015

Orphan Black season 3 is over, but you can relive behind-the-scenes highlights with these clips from the first round of Clonecast interviews. Learn about what it’s like to work with scorpions, how the look of certain clones came to be, the origins of the twerking scene, and more! We’ll be back next month with a regular episode.

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Jun 24, 2015

Donnie Hendrix himself, Kristian Bruun, is here to talk about the season finale of Orphan Black (“History Yet to Be Written”)! Go behind the scenes of the infamous twerking scene, hear speculation about season 4, and more as Kristian, Rob, and special guest co-hosts Ajay Fry and Morgan Hoffman (Space Channel’s After the Black) go through your questions, your theories, and your fan art!

Clonecast is going monthly between seasons! Follow us to keep updated about future guests and episodes!


Helena & pupok painting - Michael Betzel

Cophine and Tatiana/Ksenia sketches - @molkate_

Disney-style illustrations of Orphan Black - aka Lesley Vamos

Helena cosplay from Supanova - @tarzapam

Helena vs Rudy fight poster - @neirbo_

Helena hugs Donnie - @PocketClones

Cosima Pocket Clone embroidery - Erin Wilson

Shay digital portrait -

Burying Leekie Pop Vinyl diorama - @THAILA324b21

Mega Orphan Black parody music video - @iTheressa

Jun 17, 2015

Orphan Black composer Trevor Yuile is here to explain his process in creating the music for each and every episode! Find out how he got the job, how he approaches each character, and how his music may hint towards what will happen in the season finale as he, Rob, and returning guest co-host Adrianna DiLonardo (YouTube’s The Gay Women Channel) go through your questions, your theories, and your fan art!

Helena digital painting - Melissa (

Minimalist Evelyne Brochu - @CloneClubAUS

Tattoo - Robert Anthony Ovalle

Paul custom Pop Vinyl - Shella Théroux

Shay sketch -

Jun 10, 2015

Josh Vokey is here to talk about the evolution of his character Scott! Learn how Josh got involved with Orphan Black, where he thinks Scott's allegiances truly lie, and how he'd want his death scene to go down as he, Rob, and guest co-host Adrianna DiLonardo (The Gay Women Channel on YouTube) go through your questions, your theories, and your fan art!


Cloneopoly - @meseriouslyme

Scott & Rachel - @PocketClones

Custom Scott Pop Vinyl - @THAILA324b21

Shaysima pastels on cardboard -

Cophine pencil portrait - Rachel Hicks

Leda clones campaign for Alison -

Sarah digital painting -

Jun 3, 2015

#VoteAlisonHendrix! Rob and Mackenzie are joined by Orphan Black production designer John Dondertman and guest actress (and Mackenzie’s mother!) Sheila McCarthy to talk about an episode full of Alison hijinks! Find out how the crew designs the different worlds of the clones, how Sheila approached the role of Alison’s mother, and more as they discuss your questions, theories, and fan art!

Alison introduces Cosima - Season 1 vs Season 3:


Cosima portrait - Christelle Schoeman

Alison portrait - @molkate_

Ari Millen charcoal portrait - @silverkaneart

Evelyne Brochu watercolor -

Delphine vs Shay video game GIFS -

Cophine stickers - @femmef8ale

May 27, 2015

Spoiler alert! Rob and Mackenzie are joined by actor Dylan Bruce and visual effects supervisor Geoff Scott to say goodbye to Paul and discuss the explosive sixth episode of this season of Orphan Black (“Certain Agony of the Battlefield”)! Find out what request Dylan made to the creators for his character’s farewell, what subtle VFX were used in the now-infamous twerking scene, and more as they discuss your questions, theories, and fan art!

Shattered mirror portrait - Jasric

Paul sketch - @KikwiSHH

Beth -
Various (including Helena/Tony) -

Cosima sketch - @Le_Chalicorne

Custom supporting cats Pop Vinyls - Shella Théroux

Sarah/Helena cross stitch - Rebecca Brown (requires Facebook login)

306 Paul’s Goodbye comic - @lcmorgan43

May 20, 2015

Orphan Black stunt coordinator joins Rob and Mackenzie to take your questions about Helena's escape, designing stunts around clone VFX, and more! Then Mackenzie reads your latest theories, and Rob shares another week in #CloneClub fan art - links below!
Sarah & Rachel -
Beth Childs -
Delphine -
(Bonus! -

Cosima & Zombie Seth -
Collage with Castor Clones & Helena/Alison on bike -
Sarah & Mark -
Angel Helena -
Drunk Alison -

Anatomy of Cosima -

Helena amigurumi-style doll -

Alison Pop Vinyl sewing room - @THAILA324b21

Orphan (Adventure) Time - @ErikaReyes713

Alison portrait (finished!) - @JadeAllenTV

Cosima silhouette against laptop/DNA background - @Lnk1987

May 13, 2015

This week Rob and Mackenzie are joined by Orphan Black co-executive producer Kerry Appleyard and writer/co-executive producer Russ Cochrane to talk about episode 4 of season 3 (“Newer Elements of Our Defense”)! They take your questions, analyze your fan theories, and look at your art!

Fan art links:
3x03 comic - LC Morgan

Tattoo/Cosima sketch - @en_tze

Cosima Pop Vinyl doing mad science - @THAILA324b21

Cosima mad science cosplay - Miriam Salzman

Hendrixberg - @MeanCloneGirls

Delphine word cloud/portrait -

Cold B**** Digest - Jules

Puzzle Pieces drawing - @meseriouslyme

Too Many Clones - Edited by Pepa Albornoz

May 6, 2015

Fan art links below! Orphan Black editor D. Gillian Truster joins hosts Rob Moden and OB associate producer Mackenzie Donaldson to talk about her work on season 3 episode 3 ("Formalized, Complex, And Costly"), take your questions, and look at your fan art!

Fan art links:
324B21 tattoo - @AshleeKellehear

Golden ratio tattoo - @DelphinePuppy

Synthetic DNA patent tattoo - Erin Wilson

Helena around the world - @ObsessedSestra

Bracelets - Miriam Salzman

Alison for School Trustee campaign sign -

Helena photoshop portrait -

Tatiana Maslany portrait - Charlotte Hawkins

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