Articles by Mog

Partridge’s Car Could Be Yours!

Steve Coogan fans have a chance to own a replica of the car owned by his most famous creation, Alan Partridge, which is currently sale on eBay. The 1998 Rover Saloon appeared in I’m Alan Partridge and was vandalised with the words “cock piss Partridge”, which was then changed to [...]

June 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

Celebrate The Solstice With Elvin

Antony Elvin will be bringing his musical talents to a daytime event to honour the Sumer Solstice at the Union Chapel in London on Saturday 24th June. The organisers promise “a lazy afternoon with music, tea and cake” at an event for all ages. The marvellous Mr Elvin will be [...]

May 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Double The Fun In Dalston

The Rio Cinema in Dalston, London, will be showing a Velvet Onion-flavoured double bill this Sunday, with a combined screening and Q&A for Aaaaaaaah! and Prevenge. With both films emerging from of the hearts and minds of two of our favourite people, and each of them featuring a whole host of [...]

May 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Onion Talking: Barratt & Farnaby Do Mindhorn

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll be aware that Mindhorn, the new film from Julian Barratt and Simon Farnaby, has just started its run in UK cinemas. Mog on our team had the pleasure of chatting to them earlier this week: I wasn’t too sure what to expect of my time [...]

May 7, 2017 // 1 Comment

Review: Mindhorn

Our roving reporter, Mog, has been lucky enough to see Mindhorn twice. The first time she was so absorbed in the film she forgot to make any notes. That probably tells you all you need to know (about both the film and her). On the second run, she was able to remember why she was there; [...]

May 2, 2017 // 1 Comment

Rebecca Front In New Short Film

Rebecca Front stars in a new short film, Edmund The Magnificent. Rebecca plays the part of the shopkeeper in the film, alongside a cast that includes Ian McKellen, David Bradley and Mark Bonnar (of Catastrophe fame). Written and directed by Ben Ockrent, funded through the emerging talent fund [...]

May 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Steve Oram In New Horror Film

Following the critical success of Aaaaaaaah!, Steve Oram continues to flex his horror movie muscles as one of the leads in the new Irish horror A Dark Song. The film, the feature directorial debut from Liam Gavin, focuses on two characters: a strange occultist, Joseph (Steve), and a grieving, [...]

April 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

See Dave Brown At Ears & Eyes

Dave Brown will be one of the guest speakers at the forthcoming creative inspiration Ears & Eyes event at The Beacon in Hastings, this Saturday. Designer, photographer, charity supporter, all round good guy, and Boosh family member, Dave, will be talking about his work at the evening, which is [...]

April 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Making of Mindhorn

As we count down to the official release of Mindhorn, the new film written by and starring Julian Barratt and Simon Farnaby, we bring you the inside story of the development and making of the film, as told by the stars, cast and crew. Ten years ago, Julian and Simon decided they wanted to make a [...]

April 14, 2017 // 1 Comment

Countdown To Taskmaster

The new series of Taskmaster, which features Noel Fielding on the team of contestants, kicks off on Dave on 25th April. To advertise the forthcoming series, UKTV has asked the stars of the show, including Noel, Lolly Adefope, Mel Giedroyc, Hugh Dennis and Joe Lycett, to design the [...]

April 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Sound of Prevenge

Coverage for Alice Lowe‘s Prevenge keeps coming! And this time, it has a musical twist… James Griffith of Toydrum, the Brighton-based composing duo (and former UNKLE band members) who created the soundtrack for the film, has been interviewed by horror website, Dread Central. In the [...]

April 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Detectorists Return For Series 3

BBC Four has confirmed a third series of the BAFTA-winning Detectorists, the sitcom about a group of treasure hunters which includes Simon Farnaby in its cast. Written, directed by, and starring Mackenzie Crook, the show features Crook and Toby Jones as metal detector enthusiasts, Andy and Lance, [...]

March 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

Festival Faces To Look Out For

It’s that time of year again – when the summer festival line-ups are announced, and we get the pleasure of discovering a few TVO faces on the bills. So far we’ve spotted a few in connection to the Wells Comedy Festival, a three day festival which runs across 4 venues in the city [...]

March 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Simon Swings Again

Simon Farnaby is working on another golf-based project – this one is a film about a golfer who blags his way into the British Open. Going by the name of The Phantom Of The Open, the film is an adaptation of a book of the same name, which Simon wrote in 2010 in partnership with Scott Murray. [...]

March 18, 2017 // 1 Comment

Noel Fielding Joins Bake Off

Noel Fielding has been confirmed as one of the presenters of The Great British Bake Off when it transfers to Channel 4. Noel and QI’s Sandi Toksvig will be stepping into Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins’ shoes as presenters of the iconic cake-based talent show. Noel has recently finished [...]

March 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Rich In Gravy (With Shrimps On The Side)

A short film featuring Rich Fulcher has recently surfaced. Going by the name of Gravy, the film stars Rich and fellow Upright Citizens Brigade member, Matt Walsh. It’s written and directed by Mike Postalakis and co-produced by Matt Jones (Breaking Bad). The premise of the film is described [...]

March 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Horgan Voices Adventure Time

While we eagerly count down the days until the new series of Catastrophe, word has reached us from our US cousins that Sharon Horgan‘s Irish lilt has graced the new series of our favourite cartoon, Adventure Time! Season 8 started airing in the US on 23rd January, with the episodes [...]

February 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Big Field Is Back

BBC Three has ordered an extended-length second series of Big Field, the wonderfully oddball comedy show which first aired on the channel last year. The show, by Darren Dutton and Jonny Roberts, mixes the mashed up sound from popular TV programmes with live action sequences – all set in [...]

February 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Fulcher Footage Surfaces

An unofficial trailer for a pilot filmed for Adult Swim in 2011 has hit the world wide web, and it features the always-awesome Rich Fulcher. Guy Suave: Homicidal Spy is about about an old skool secret agent, with Jay Johnston in the lead role and Rich as the villain. Eric Von Hoffman [...]

February 10, 2017 // 0 Comments