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Katy Brand on RHLSTP

Katy Brand is the latest guest on Richard Herring’s Leicester Square Theatre Podcast, or as the cool kids are calling it RHLSTP. Katy talks Richard through her beginnings in TV production, which included working as a runner for Julian Clary, as well as her heavily religious teenage years. She [...]

September 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

Dan Skinner on RHLSTP

Dan Skinner is the latest guest on Richard Herring’s Leicester Square Theatre Podcast, or as the cool kids are calling it RHLSTP. Dan tells Richard all about the origins of Angelos Epithemiou, and how thanks to a suggestion from Lucy Montgomery, he sent a videotape in a bag to Bob [...]

August 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

Bea on Distraction Pieces

Aisling Bea is the latest guest on Scroobius Pip’s Distraction Pieces podcast. Aisling’s conversation with Pip goes to all sorts of different places, from stand-up, acting and fame to rejection, vulnerability and the ways in which men and women express emotions. There are interesting [...]

August 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

BBC Radio 4 Comedy Commissions

BBC Radio 4 has ordered a raft of new and returning comedy shows. Following a pilot episode earlier this year, a full series of Jack & Millie has been commissioned. It stars Rebecca Front and her brother Jeremy Front (also the show’s writer) as Jack and Millie Lemman – an older [...]

August 21, 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

Lowe on Distraction Pieces

Alice Lowe is the latest guest on Scroobius Pip’s Distraction Pieces podcast. In the new episode, Alice chats to Pip about everything from Prevenge and pregnancy to the nature of good vs evil. The conversation also covers her childhood in Kenilworth, love of Vic & Bob, and early work [...]

August 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Blood On Satan’s Claw

Reece Shearsmith, Mark Gatiss and Alice Lowe star in a new audio adaptation of classic 1971 horror film The Blood on Satan’s Claw. In addition to Shearsmith, Gatiss and Lowe, the cast of the new adaptation includes John Heffernan, Ralph Ineson, Philip Hill-Pearson and star of the original [...]

July 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Pygmalion with Robinson

Morgana Robinson stars in Pygmalion on BBC Radio 4. The classic play (on which the musical My Fair Lady was based) involves phonetics expert Henry Higgins making a bet that he can teach cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle how to be a ‘lady’ and pass her off as a duchess at a fancy [...]

June 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Radio Show for Tony Law

Tony Law will star in a new BBC Radio 4 comedy called Tony Law: 21st Century Explorer. In the show, which is set to be recorded in front of a live studio audience this month, the Canadian comedian will be playing “a brash, fearless explorer.” It will co-star Nina Wadia and Adjoa Andoh, [...]

June 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Horgan on Buxton Podcast

Sharon Horgan is the latest guest on Adam Buxton’s podcast. In the new episode, Sharon joins Adam to discuss everything from Catastrophe and Divorce to her production company Merman and the late, great Carrie Fisher. She also talks about writing new comedy Motherland with Graham Linehan, [...]

June 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Unadorned Truth… on vinyl!

Following the successful reissue of Richard Thorncroft’s cult single You Can’t Handcuff the Wind, recently featured in the movie Mindhorn, a limited edition 3-track 12″ single is available to pre-order by the actor. The film is written by and stars Julian Barratt and Simon [...]

May 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Tweet That Was

Katy Brand features in new radio comedy That Was The Tweet That Was. Adil Ray (Citizen Khan) hosts the new topical comedy show which looks back at the past week in social media. The first episode also features Katy Brand, David Schneider, Nick Doody and Ashley Baker. That Was The Tweet That [...]

May 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

You Can’t Handcuff the Wind

…but Richard Thorncroft can, as his legendary long-lost single of the same name is released digitally today. UPDATE! The music video is now available too, and can be watched at the bottom of this post. The track features in Mindhorn – the new film written by and starring Julian [...]

April 28, 2017 // 1 Comment

Wix on Griefcast

Katy Wix is the latest guest on Cariad Lloyd’s podcast Griefcast. In Griefcast, Cariad Lloyd talks to comedians about dealing with death and grief. The latest episode (episode 5) features Katy Wix discussing the recent loss of her best friend. Listen to Griefcast here. And for more TVO [...]

April 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Podcast Highlights

So many podcasts, so little time. Here’s a handy list of British podcast episodes that feature the people we cover at TVO. The Comedian’s Comedian In this long-running podcast, stand-up comedian Stuart Goldsmith interviews fellow stand-ups about how and why they do comedy. Things [...]

April 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Gnomes of Death

Matthew Holness and Stuart Silver are reunited in forthcoming comic audio drama The Gnomes of Death – the latest instalment in cult series The Scarifyers. The story is the latest production from Bafflegab Productions, who, you may recall, recently bagged Diane Morgan to appear [...]

April 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Eldon and Byron

Kevin Eldon has joined the cast of new BBC Radio 4 comedy Byron and the Curse of Sintra. Here’s the premise of the one-off comedy drama: Early in the 1800s, flamboyant Romantic poet Byron (as notorious for his scandalous aristocratic excesses as for his work) fled to Portugal from jealous [...]

April 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Almost Like Being in Love

Gemma Whelan stars in BBC Radio 4 romantic comedy Almost Like Being In Love. Here’s the premise of the 45-minute story, written by Catriona Knox: Grace (Gemma Whelan) is equipped with all the emotional trappings of youth – confidence, confusion, crippling arrogance, crippling [...]

April 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Barratt talks to Buxton

Julian Barratt is the latest guest on Adam Buxton’s podcast. In the new episode, Julian Barratt joins Adam Buxton to discuss Mindhorn, which is out in UK cinemas from 5th May and will be available to watch on Netflix for those of you who live elsewhere. For anyone unfamiliar with [...]

April 15, 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