February 2013

New Thomas & Way

The Thomas & Way Podcast is back, and this one has their old mate Matt Lucas to keep them company. Find out about Matt’s relationship with Creme Eggs, and the lads have an in-depth discussion about chocolate, cheese, Shooting Stars, Queen and Google Glasses. They also mention Vic and [...]

February 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

Bill & Sinclair

Baby Cow and Sky Atlantic’s series of highly inventive comedy shorts, Common Ground continues tonight with a heavy dollop of TVO talent. One half of tonight’s double bill – directed as ever by Dave Lambert – is an episode written by and starring Rufus Jones and Dan [...]

February 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

Hollow Denim

The wonderful Sue Denim has unleashed her new music video, Hollow, which you can see below. The second single from her charming solo debut Sue And The Unicorn – it will be released as a single with an exclusive b-side, After The Rain, on March 11th, ahead of Denim’s one-off gig at [...]

February 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

Anna & Katy Return!

Following their acclaimed Comedy Lab pilot back in 2011, Anna Crilly and Katy Wix unleash their own six part sketch show next week. Cunningly titled Anna & Katy, the character-driven show fuses their bonkers comedy with television pastiches and celebrity cameos – including [...]

February 25, 2013 // 1 Comment

Spice Up Your Lucy

Ok, we admit it. Sometimes, TVO is living in under a rock, inside a bubble, shrouded in secrecy and wrapped in cotton wool. And candy floss. And fog. And the emptiness of space.  You get the picture. Anyhow, occasionally, we completely miss something that’s staring us in the face – [...]

February 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

Award & US Release For Sightseers

While it may not feature too heavily at tonight’s Oscars, the awards continue to pile up for Sightseers! Most recently this took the form of a ‘Kermode’ for Best Screenplay, presented by the the Culture Show’s resident film buff, Mark Kermode. These awards are based on his [...]

February 24, 2013 // 1 Comment

Missing Scene Unleashed

A long long time ago – just shy of three years ago, in fact – we reported on a sketch show pilot entitled Missing Scene featuring TVO’s very own Alice Lowe and comedy legend Kevin Eldon. The results were for a non-broadcast taster episode which, in these starved times for [...]

February 21, 2013 // 2 Comments


TVO has recieved details of the forthcoming dvd and blu-ray release of Sightseers. The smash hit cult comedy from the minds of Steve Oram, Alice Lowe and Ben Wheatley about caravanning multiple murderers Chris & Tina comes to disc on March 25th, with a bundle of extra material to savour. [...]

February 20, 2013 // 1 Comment

Kill The Wolf… on tour!

Earlier this month we revealed that Matt Berry would soon be embarking on his first UK tour since 2010 in support of his forthcoming third album proper. Since then and a couple of new dates have been added, so it’s only right and proper that we should tell you about them, too: First up, Matt [...]

February 20, 2013 // 4 Comments

Hear From The Sexperts

If you’re in need of some advice on how to pull and also the secret to being the best in the boudoir, then Sophie Black chats to the expert on all things sexy, Devon Cornwall – who does look suspiciously like Fergus Craig. Some wise words are said and apparently even tomatoes can be [...]

February 20, 2013 // 1 Comment

The Greater Good

We’ve only just bid goodbye to Julian Barratt’s deluded, mean-spirited werewolf character Larry in Being Human, but it’s time to get excited about next Sunday’s fourth episode of the show’s fifth and final run, The Greater Good. In initial previews for the show, [...]

February 19, 2013 // 3 Comments

Ralfe Band’s Latest, Son Be Wise

Ralfe Band have spoilt us with news of their next album via the power of the social networks! Son Be Wise is the name of their third studio album not including their previous in 2010; the beautious soundtrack from Bunny & The Bull. The album is to be released on 3rd June with their new label, [...]

February 18, 2013 // 1 Comment

Dave Lambert: Not Your Common Man

Common Ground is a new series of shorts currently showing on Sky Atlantic on Monday evenings. The anthology of ten stories follows the ordinary lives of some rather interesting characters, with two episodes airing each week. We were lucky enough to talk to the show’s director, Dave Lambert, a [...]

February 17, 2013 // 1 Comment

Documenting A Psycho

An exciting announcement has come our way regarding the colourful Robot, Dee Plume and her solo-project Psycho Delia! Dedicated film maker Joseph Lynn is in talks with Dee Plume about documenting her life and career on camera for a short film. Not only has Lynn worked the festivals, winning Best [...]

February 16, 2013 // 2 Comments

Something For The Weekend?

We’ve mentioned a few times in passing that Julian Barratt will be appearing in the third episode of the current series of Being Human. But then this rather spendid new photo was released by the BBC and we figured it was the perfect excuse for another reminder! Tune in this Sunday at 10pm on [...]

February 14, 2013 // 0 Comments

Downtown Abbey + One Direction + Richard Sandling

For his latest mash up Richard Sandling has combined two of the nation’s best-known pillars of populist modern entertainment: Downtown Abbey and One Direction. This latest video comes hot on the heals of his awesome Mad Men/Rick Astley mash-up (which has so far garnered well over 1 million [...]

February 12, 2013 // 0 Comments

Crumbs & Charactwhores

Colin Hoult is as busy as ever, with a number of projects on the horizon. The comic actor, who is currently wowing audiences in the final series of Being Human as nerdy vampire Crumb, will be creating a brand new live show which will debut at the Udderbelly  on London’s South Bank on June [...]

February 12, 2013 // 4 Comments

Here Be Ayoade!

Richard Ayoade has joined the cast of upcoming animated movie The Boxtrolls. An adaptation of Here Be Monsters! – the incredibly popular fantasy novel for younger readers by Alan Snow, the 3-D film will be made via a combination of stop motion and cgi.  Set for release in 2014, it tells the [...]

February 12, 2013 // 1 Comment

Berry On Tour

Matt Berry will be undertaking his first UK tour in two and a half years this May. The comic actor turned fully fledged musician will be playing up and down the country in aid of his forthcoming third album proper.  The release is pencilled in for the spring, following [...]

February 11, 2013 // 1 Comment

Preview Peeling: This Is 40

Recently TVO were graciously invited to a screening of This is 40 – featuring Chris O’Dowd – prior to it’s official release late this week. The evening was a treat to say the least and here is Paulyne’s thoughts on the film as a whole. After over five years Judd Apatow [...]

February 11, 2013 // 0 Comments