Articles by Mog

Review: Tony Law & Friends In Icetopia

Last night we encountered one of the most unique and inventive events we’ve had the pleasure of experiencing: Tony Law and Weirdos Comedy performing a musical comedy on ice in The Battle for Icetopia. Mog reports… North London’s Alexandra Palace first opened as The People’s [...]

October 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

IT Crowd Internet = Scientific Fact

A recent scientific breakthrough has confirmed what IT Crowd‘s Jen thought all along – that the internet can fit into a small box. We geeked out last week when we heard that scientists have discovered a way of encoding data in strands of DNA which means huge quantities of digital [...]

October 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Wix And White In New Short Film

Rejoice! The Windsor’s Katy Wix and Ellie White have joined forced again – this time on a new short film, Lamp Lady. Written by Katy and starring Katy and Ellie, Lamp Lady is a perfectly formed 5 minutes of charming, and very funny oddness. If you like the kind of off-kilter comedy that [...]

October 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Album From Berry

Matt Berry will be releasing his new album, Night Terrors, on Acid Jazz Records on 17th November. The eight track record, subtitled ‘Nocturnal Excursions in Music’, is the companion piece to his previous release, The Small Hours, a collection of songs about the half-awake moments we [...]

October 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

TVO Talent In The TV Top 100

We’re not entire sure of the significance of the Radio Times Tv 100 List is these days, but given that a fair few TVO folk feature in it, we have assessed it to be very important indeed. Published earlier this week, the TV 100 List is defined thus: “Who are the hottest talents on [...]

September 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

A Tasty New Project From Dave Brown

Noel Fielding isn’t the only member of the Boosh family who’s been focusing his attention on food and cooking (well, baking); Dave Brown has been working on a book about Peruvian cookery. The beautiful new cookbook, Andina: The Heart of Peruvian Food, has been designed by Dave and [...]

September 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Lowe Signs Up To Scrabble Film

Alice Lowe has been confirmed as a cast member in the forthcoming British film, Triple Word Score, which stars Bill Nighy. The supernatural comedy-drama follows the story of Alan (Nighy), a tailor who closes his shop to move in with his surly son Peter and grandson Jack. Alan and Jack begin to [...]

September 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Danger Mouse New Series

Following his return to our screens in 2015, after a leave of absence, the Danger Mouse reboot is back for a second series, with Kevin Eldon as the voice of his sidekick, Penfold. The new series kicked off on Monday 4th September, and you can now watch all of last week’s five episodes on [...]

September 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tony Law Back At Soho Theatre

Soho Theatre continues to build on the momentum of its cracking Autumn schedule with a series of dates from Tony Law in October. Tony will be bringing his 2017 Edinburgh show Absurdity for the Common People to Soho in central London from Monday 2nd to Saturday 7th October. Fans of his comedy will [...]

September 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Anna Mann Stops The Fascists At The Soho Theatre

Colin Hoult is bringing his critically-claimed 2017 Edinburgh show, Colin Hoult/Anna Mann – How We Stop the Fascists, to London. Following hot on the heels of the success of Colin’s 2016 show A Sketch Show for Depressives, Anna’s latest stage outing sees the faded famous [...]

September 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Comedy Musical On Ice With Tony Law

Tony Law has partnered with the alternative comedians of the Weirdos collective to create what must surely be one of the most original and ambitious comedy projects of recent years: an ice skating musical comedy. In The Battle for Icetopia Tony and cast will skate, sing and goof their way through [...]

August 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Brand Brings Edinburgh Show To Soho

Katy Brand will be performing her 2017 Edinburgh show I Could’ve Been An Astronaut at The Soho Theatre in September. Katy builds on the success of her previous stage show, I Was A Teenage Christian, with another look back on some of the choices made (for her and by her) during her formative [...]

August 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Fielding In New Series Of Upstart Crow

Never ones to follow the herd, we thought we’d bring you some non-baking related Noel Fielding news while the rest of the world is in the thick of a GBBO frenzy. Noel will be appearing in the new series of Upstart Crow, David Mitchell’s Shakespearean sitcom. The first series of the Ben [...]

August 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Pipe Produces New Dave Series

A new series is launching on Dave this week, and it boasts a behind-the-scenes TVO connection. Eat Your Heart Out with Nick Helm features the award-winning comedian, and star of BBC’s Uncle, as he sets off on a highly personal culinary journey around the UK and Europe in this brand-new [...]

August 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Bake Off: Back Soon

The new (and somewhat controversial) iteration of Great British Bake Off will be hitting our TV screens soon, courtesy of Channel 4. And as most (all?) of you will be aware, Noel Fielding is presenting the show with Sandi Toksvig. Today’s Sunday Times magazine carries an interview with the [...]

August 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

Clark And Day In Conversation

We enjoy Dan Clark‘s Screen Talk podcasts for Fubar Radio – and we’re rather sad that he’s been away for a while. Thankfully, he’s back! After a 7 month hiatus, Dan returns with another great Screen Talk, this time with Simon Day as his guest. In the interview Simon [...]

August 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

You’re Not Alone Lands In Melbourne

Kim Noble is bringing his unique, critically acclaimed show You’re Not Alone to Malthouse Theatre in Melbourne. The run begins on 1st August and continues through to 13th August. You’re Not Alone is a provocative, moving and comic production that chronicles Kim’s attempts at [...]

July 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

Final Wish from League of Gentlemen Fan

A rather unusual floral tribute was spotted in the back of a hearse yesterday in Carlisle. A confused passer by photographed the vehicle, only to discover that the flower arrangement was an unusal  last request from the chap whose funeral it was, who was a League of Gentlemen fan. Spotted in [...]

July 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tony Way In Alternative Rom Com

A new film, which claims to “reinvent the rom com” starts shooting in London next week, and Tony Way will be playing one of the main characters. The Revenger: An Unromantic Comedy is the story of how one man’s quest for love turns to revenge when his wife-to-be attempts to take him [...]

July 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Before Baby Driver

Edgar Wright’s latest film, Baby Driver, is out in cinemas at the moment. And although, strictly speaking, it has nothing to do with The Velvet Onion, the origins of the film certainly do! The 2017 action crime comedy, written and directed by Wright, stars Ansel Elgort as Baby, a young, [...]

June 26, 2017 // 0 Comments