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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

Inside No. 9 Preview at the BFI

Two episodes from Inside No. 9‘s upcoming fourth series will be screened at the BFI Southbank on Monday 30th October. The two brand new episodes will be followed by a Q&A with Inside No. 9‘s writers/stars Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton plus producer Adam Tandy. Here are [...]

September 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Christmas with Jonny Donahoe

Jonny Donahoe’s Thirty Christmases, which ran in Oxford last December, is coming to London for Christmas 2017. The festive comedy show with music stars Jonny Donahoe and Paddy Gervers (the duo otherwise known as Jonny & the Baptists) alongside Rachel Parris. After playing to [...]

September 19, 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

Horgan and Horseman

Sharon Horgan guest-stars in the new series of Bojack Horseman on Netflix. For the uninitiated, Bojack Horseman is an American animated comedy set in a world where humans and human-like animals co-exist. The central character, Bojack Horseman (voiced by Will Arnett), is a horse who once starred [...]

September 14, 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

Paul Kaye brings his A-Game to B at RC

Paul Kaye is part of the ensemble cast for the Royal Court Theatre’s production of Guillermo Calderón’s B which begins later this month. Translated by William Gregory and directed by Sam Pritchard, B tells the story of Alejandra and Marcela – two revolutionaries who are [...]

September 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

September Breezes with Stubbings & Co

Rachel Stubbings hosted film night Shooting the Breeze is back this month, and with a smattering of TVO related exclusives too. To the uninitiated, Shooting the Breeze is an hour of cinematic joy, putting beautiful short pieces up on the silver screen where they belong: and all lovingly hosted [...]

September 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Taskmaster Champion Of Champions

Taskmaster Champion of Champions is coming to Dave later this year. The two-part special will bring together all five of the show’s series champions for the ultimate battle. This means that Noel Fielding, Josh Widdicombe, Katherine Ryan and Rob Beckett will be competing, with the final [...]

September 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Matt Berry in Moomins

The Moomins is being revived with Matt Berry among the voice cast. The children’s classic will be back on our screens in 2019, with Matt playing Moominpappa and Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl) as Moominmamma. Also among the cast are Richard Ayoade, Kate Winslet, Taron Egerton, Warwick [...]

September 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Ayoade Book Signing

Richard Ayoade will be at the Prince Charles Cinema on 23rd October to sign copies of his new book and introduce a screening of the film Road House. His new book The Grip of Film is written from the point-of-view of Gordy LaSure, a man so passionate about film that he eats film, drinks film, and [...]

September 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Austentatious in the West End

Jane Austen improv show Austentatious will play three dates in London’s West End later this year. After years of selling out at the Edinburgh Fringe, plus several successful UK tours, the improv group including Cariad Lloyd (Peep Show, Murder In Successville) and Rachel Parris (The [...]

September 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

First look at new W1A

With W1A returning to BBC Two on Monday, a preview clip has been released and the show’s creator has revealed that this third series could be its last. John Morton has said that he’s written series three of W1A “to its conclusion” because “this is probably going to be the final [...]

September 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

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

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

Alice Lowe plans Timestalker

Following on from the success of Prevenge, Alice Lowe’s next film will be a ‘metaphysical rom-com’. As in Prevenge, multi-talented Alice is going to write, direct and star in Timestalker, about a woman who is reincarnated every time she falls in love with the wrong man.  [...]

September 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Timewasters Trailer

The first trailer for time-travel comedy Timewasters has been released. This new sitcom from ITV2 is about a struggling South London jazz band who travel back in time to the 1920s via a lift in a block of flats. Created by and starring Daniel Lawrence Taylor (Hunderby) with Barunka [...]

September 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

Julia Davis in Electric Dreams

Julia Davis is among the cast of Channel 4’s Electric Dreams. Each episode of the new sci-fi anthology series is based on one of Philip K Dick’s short stories. His writing has previously inspired films including Blade Runner, Total Recall and Minority Report. Each installment of [...]

September 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

No Access Revived

Ellie White and Natasia Demetriou have released a new comedy short online via Mr Box. Revived sees the duo – who previously collaborated on BBC Three show People Time and their 2015 Edinburgh Fringe show  Mother and Baby – as former pop princesses Jaq and Dani B of No Access, [...]

September 2, 2017 // 0 Comments