Articles by Mog

Fulcher Returns To Drunk History

Rich Fulcher will be appearing in the new series of Drunk History which airs on US television from 27th September. Now in its fourth season, Drunk History is a weekly, half-hour show where historical reenactments by celebrity talent are presented by inebriated storytellers. They provide [...]

August 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Murder In Successville On BBC2 Tomorrow!

The cult BBC Three comedy who-dunnit and big TVO favourite Murder in Successville is coming to BBC2, with the second series being shown in full on Sunday evenings. For the uninitiated, Tom Davis plays gruff copper DI Sleet, who pairs up with a real-life celebrity each week to solve the murder of a [...]

August 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

Brian Pern Props For Sale

The Prop Gallery is offering bona fide production props from comedy spoof rockumentary Brian Pern: A Life in Rock, which starred Simon Day. Fans of the show can get their hands on three items: (1) a Triffid drum skin, which was used in the second episode of series two, in which Pern presents his [...]

August 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Intergalactic Sausage Heading This Way

The trailer for a new web series created by and starring John Hopkins and Joey Page has just hit the digital airwaves. Intergalactic Sausage is a sci-fi sitcom set in a burger van in a Lichfield bus station in the not too distant future, after an apocalypse that no-one has really noticed. Humans [...]

August 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

Set The Thames On Fire Release News

Set the Thames on Fire, the dark, dystopian fantasy film from Blonde to Black pictures which features Noel Fielding in its cast, will be released next month. It will be in cinemas from 16th September (check local listings for details), on demand from 19th September and available on DVD from 26th [...]

August 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Yonderland’s Back With A Bang

Yonderland, the surreal, silly (always in a good way) puppet-based show from the brilliant Horrible Histories/Bill team, will be returning to our screens for a third series – and the new series will be heralded with a preview screening, cast Q&A and ‘Funday workshop’. In [...]

August 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Monster News

We’re delighted to report that The Monster, the short film starring Richard Glover, which is directed by Bob Pipe, produced by James Wren and scored by Waen Sheperd, has been garnering plenty of positive coverage recently. The comedy horror about an iconic monster who falls in love [...]

August 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

Onion At The Fringe: Colin Hoult

The Edinburgh Fringe is almost upon us, with a host of TVO favourites set to descend upon the city during August. In the buildup, we’re bringing you an overview of the shows you simply have to see. As part of the fun, we’re presenting our ‘Soapbox’ pieces, in which a member of team TVO [...]

July 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

Oram & Peacock In Supernatural BBC Drama

Two TVO faces are part of the cast of a new BBC period drama, The Living and the Dead. The six episode series, which is set in the Victorian era, follows the story of a young couple, Doctor Nathan Appleby and his wife Charlotte. When the death of Nathan’s mother brings them back to the [...]

July 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Eldon Joins Funny Cow

Kevin Eldon has just been announced as part of the cast of Funny Cow, a new comedy-drama feature film. The 1970s-set film follows the story of a working class comedienne (played by Maxine Peake). After struggling to free herself from an abusive home life, Peake’s character (the [...]

July 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

Brakes Gets Special Commendation At Film Festival

Brakes, the first feature film from Mercedes Grower, which features a cast populated by TVO-connected artists, has received a special commendation from the jury at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Brakes, which explores the endings and beginnings of different relationships, stars [...]

July 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

Catastrophe 3 & 4 Confirmed

Two further series of Catastrophe, the sitcom by and starring Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney, have been commissioned by Channel 4. The third six-part series will go into production in November and will air in 2017; the fourth series will follow after that (timings tbc). The popular [...]

July 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Onion Talking: Gareth And The Ghoul

As our regular readers will be aware, we’ve been getting properly excited about The Ghoul for some time. Now our excitement levels have reached a new level: the writer/director of the film, Gareth Tunley, has been kind enough to answer a few questions for us. Written and directed by Gareth, [...]

July 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Matt Berry Album

Matt Berry‘s new album, The Small Hours, will be released on 16th September. The Small Hours has been described as Matt’s most personal album yet, and explores themes of death, religion, loneliness and the changing of the seasons. Matt says it “Refers to the small hours before [...]

July 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Brand And The Bible

Katy Brand has revealed how her new stand up show has been inspired by her teenage years as an evangelical Christian. Talking to Brian Logan for the Guardian, Katy explains how she spent seven years in “a happy-clappy, charismatic, evangelical church” before becoming disillusioned with [...]

July 5, 2016 // 1 Comment

Coogan & Brydon Tripping Again

The new series of The Trip, starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, will start filming in September. The third series of the part-improvised comedy travelogue will be filmed in Spain. The duo will be visiting Cantabria, the Basque region, Aragon, Rioja, Castile-La Mancha and Andalusia. We hope, [...]

July 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Matt Berry To Voice New Asterix Film

The UK adaptation of the 2014 animated French film Asterix: The Mansions of the Gods will be released in UK cinemas this summer. Matt Berry will be voicing one of the characters in the film although, sadly, it won’t be one of the main duo; instead Asterix will be voiced by Jack Whitehall, [...]

June 28, 2016 // 1 Comment

Take A Look At Horgan’s Divorce

The trailer for Divorce, the new HBO series created by Sharon Horgan, has just been released. Just over a year ago we confirmed that a full series of Divorce had been commissioned off the back of pilot, with Sarah Jessica-Parker to play the lead role. The series will consist of ten half hour [...]

June 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

Perfect Movie Returns

Richard Sandling‘s film-themed comedy night is relaunching on Friday 29th July. Richard Sandling’s Perfect Movie is rebooting and returning to the stage! If you’re not familar with the show that has been described by The Times as “required viewing for anyone with even a [...]

June 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Film Preview: An Early Look At Brakes

Brakes, the new feature film by Mercedes Grower, enjoyed its world premier at the Edinburgh Film Festival last weekend. For anyone who’s missed its recent buzz, Brakes is an new indie film with an impressive cast of TVO-connected faces and British acting talent. It’s often dark, [...]

June 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

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