Articles by Mog

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

Catastrophe Returns Later This Month

Series 3 of Catastrophe, Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney’s sitcom about a dysfunctional couple thrown together by an unplanned pregnancy, returns to our screens on Tuesday 28th February. The first two series have been hugely successful, in terms of critical acclaim, awards quotas and viewing [...]

February 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

Ayoade On Fake News Quiz

Richard Ayoade will be one of the panelists on The Fake News Show which airs on Channel 4 tomorrow, Monday 6th February. The one-off quiz show is part of a week of programming about fake news and the post-truth world, which kicks off at 7pm on Channel 4. The Fake News Show airs at 8pm, [...]

February 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Sandling At Retro Comedy/Gaming Night

Richard Sandling will be one of the performers at a forthcoming comedy night taking place at the unique Centre of Computing History in Cambridge. The Live Retro Comedy Night takes place on Saturday 4th March and promises: “Geeky comedy featuring videogames, VHS covers, 80’s nostalgia, [...]

January 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

Holness Directs His First Feature

Matthew Holness is to direct his first feature film, a psychological horror called Possum. Possum is based on Matt’s short story about a demonic puppet, originally written for the horror anthology book The New Uncanny: Tales of Unease, and now available as an e-book. The story is about [...]

January 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

Boosh Boys At Burton Comic Con

PLEASE NOTE: an earlier version of this article announced that Dave Brown would be guesting at Comic Con in Burton on Trent. Regrettably Dave has had to pull out. An edited version of the article remains below. Mike Fielding will be guests at the forthcoming Comic Con in Burton on Trent. The [...]

January 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Chastity Chat Show On Radio 4

“Socialite, wit and gossip column favourite” Chastity Butterworth will be bringing her immeasurable charms to Radio 4 in a pilot comedy chat show tomorrow (Thursday) night. Written and performed by Gemma Whelan, Chastity and her faithful butler Roger (in the shape of another TVO [...]

January 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

Eldon In The Halcyon

Kevin Eldon took us all surprise when we spotted this face in ITV’s new period drama, The Halcyon. The eight part series focuses on the working of The Halcyon, a five-star hotel in the heart of war-torn London, where the rich, famous and debauched flock to forget their troubles during the [...]

January 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Gigglebox On Gold

Following a one-off Christmas special, a new TV series, We Have Been Watching, began on Gold last night – and it features a few TVO faces in its line up. The format of the show is similar to Gogglebox, but in this case we’re watching different comedians while they watch classic TV [...]

January 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Preview: The Entire Universe

The Entire Universe, featuring Noel Fielding – with Eric Idle, Professor Brian Cox, Warwick Davis and Hannah Waddingham – tells the story of the birth of the universe in just one hour. Although social media is already buzzing with anticipation about the show, it airs on TV on 26th [...]

December 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Rachel Parris On Tour

Rachel Parris, the newest addition to The Velvet Onion family, is taking her latest award-winning comedy show out on the road in Spring 2017. Although the musical comedian and improv performer might be not (yet!) be familiar to all of you, Rachel has a lot of TVO connections woven through her [...]

December 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Back To Being Human

Being Human, one of BBC Three’s most popular, longest running shows, is available again to watch on iPlayer. The comedy-drama series follows the trials and tribulations of three twenty-something housemates trying to live normal lives, despite struggling with some strange afflictions [...]

December 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

Get Some Ultimate IT Crowd In Your Stocking

Get those Christmas lists out! A new DVD box set of The IT Crowd has just been released in the US and it will be available in the UK later this month. The Ultimate Boxset includes Versions 1.0-4.0 of the award-winning show as well as The Internet Is Coming episode, and a whole bunch of extras, [...]

December 3, 2016 // 0 Comments