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Lucas and Oberman in Chichester

Matt Lucas and Tracy-Ann Oberman will appear in Chichester Festival Theatre’s new season this summer. Matt Lucas will be playing Bill Snibson in the musical Me and My Girl. This will be Matt’s first time in Chichester, but of course it won’t be his first musical theatre role as [...]

March 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Windsors Wedding

The Windsors will return for a royal wedding special in May. Channel 4’s satirical comedy soap opera lampooning the lives of the royal family will  celebrate THE royal event of the year in The Windsors Wedding Special. The one-off special will see Harry (Richard Goulding) excited about his [...]

March 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

More Urban Myths

More details have been revealed about Sky Arts’ next batch of Urban Myths. Urban Myths tells remarkable stories about well-known people which may or may not have actually happened. Past episodes have told stories involving Bob Dylan, Muhammad Ali, Andre the Giant and Hitler. It has already [...]

March 8, 2018 // 1 Comment

Return of Plebs

Plebs will return to ITV2 for its fourth series in April, with plenty of TVO-related guest stars on board. Tom Rosenthal and Ryan Sampson will return for series 4, but it has been announced that Joel Fry, who played Stylax in the first three series, has now left the show. Jonathan Pointing will [...]

March 8, 2018 // 0 Comments

Funny Cow Trailer

The first trailer has been released for new British comedy film Funny Cow. Funny Cow charts the rise to stardom of a female comic (played by Maxine Peake) through the 1970s and 1980s, set against the backdrop of working men’s clubs and the stand-up comedy circuit in the North of England. [...]

March 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

Preview Images: Action Team

Here’s a first look at new ITV2 comedy Action Team which starts Monday 5th March. The spoof spy action thriller comes from Shiny Button Productions – the team behind hit BBC3 comedy Murder In Succesville. Tom Davis, Successville’s own DI Sleet, stars in Action Team as suave MI6 [...]

March 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

Bake Off Back This Week.

The Great British Bake Off is returning with five special episodes for Stand Up To Cancer. In each episode Noel Fielding and Sandi Toksvig are joined by four different celebrities all aiming to impress judges Paul and Prue with their baking skills. But who will win the coveted star baker apron [...]

March 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

Immerse Yourself In New Whelan Short

Gemma Whelan features in a new short film, Keyed Alike, which can is available to be viewed as a 360 VR experience. The action takes place by London riverside railings which are covered in love locks. Two young women meet by chance on the pathway by the river – Coley (Whelan) and Eve (played [...]

March 3, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Musical Notes From Oly Ralfe

Oly Ralfe has taken some time away from Ralfe Band to launch his debut solo LP, Notes From Another Sea. The some-time Mighty Boosh contributor, Journey of The Childmen film maker, Bunny & The Bull soundtrack creator and all round musical wonder has created an instrumental piano [...]

March 3, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Archiveologists

In a new series of five-minute episodes, Diane Morgan and Joe Wilkinson put their own unique twist on British archive footage. Episode 1 takes the form of a short 1970s documentary about Luton Library. Episode 2 provides a 1960s view of what telecommunications might be like in the 1990s. Four more [...]

March 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

White & Demetriou Shorts

Ellie White and Jamie Demetriou star in two new BBC3 online comedy shorts. Both shorts, under the series name Pariahs, are produced by Spencer Millman (The Mighty Boosh) and directed by Tom Kingsley, who is also the director of Jamie Demetriou’s upcoming sitcom Stath. In the first [...]

March 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

District Repair Depot

TVO regular Stephen Evans and his long-term collaborator Robert Halcrow have announced the release of a music album under the name of District Repair Depot. Evans is best known to our regulars for his appearances in Camping, Hyperdrive, The Day They Came to Suck Out Our Brains!, The Baron, [...]

February 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

Oram in Lobsters

Steve Oram stars in short film Lobsters which is available to view online now. Lobsters is written and directed by Matt Huntley, whose previous work includes 2008 short Trimming the Fat starring Mat Horne alongside TVO regulars Tony Way, Ben Willbond and Stephen Evans, and 2013 [...]

February 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

Colin Hoult on The Comedian’s Comedian

Colin Hoult is Stuart Goldsmith’s latest guest on The Comedian’s Comedian Podcast. For the uninitiated, The Comedian’s Comedian Podcast features comedian Stuart Goldsmith talking to other comedians about their work in depth, and it’s a must-listen for anyone with a keen [...]

February 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

Lou Sanders on DVD

Lou Sanders: What’s That Lady Doing? is now available on DVD. Head over here to read the interview we did with Lou in the summer of 2016, when she was taking her brilliant show What’s That Lady Doing? to the Edinburgh Fringe. Buy the show on DVD here. If you want to see Lou live (and [...]

February 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

McGivern and Adams

Geoffrey McGivern is taking part in a recreation of Douglas Adams’ Dirk Gently at King’s Place. Douglas Adams once said: “I’m convinced that Bach is the greatest genius who ever walked among us, and the Brandenburgs are what he wrote when he was happy.” On Friday 13th April, [...]

February 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

Diane Morgan meets Adam Buxton

Diane Morgan is the latest guest on Adam Buxton’s podcast. Aside from Motherland and Philomena Cunk, Adam’s interesting (and very funny) chat with Diane covers all sorts of topics including films, childhood TV, nerves and method acting at drama school, distractions from writing, [...]

February 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Death of Stalin on DVD and Blu-ray

The Death of Stalin is out now on DVD and Blu-ray. Armando Iannucci’s critically acclaimed film follows the final moments of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin’s life and the pandemonium that came after his death, with those closest to him fighting for their chance at power. The dark [...]

February 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

The 50 Greatest Films in 50 Acts

An original one-off gig will see comedians pay tribute to the 50 greatest films of all time. Last year Gits and Shiggles Comedy asked people to vote for the 50 greatest films of all time. These films will now form the content of The 50 Greatest Films in 50 Acts, with comedians affectionately (and [...]

February 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

Josie & Jonny Are Having A Baby (With You)

Josie Long and Jonny Donahoe are putting on a show, for one night only, to learn all about parenting before they have a baby. Comedians Josie and Jonny are expecting their first child. Except they weren’t expecting to have a child now, and they are totally clueless. If you’ve not had [...]

February 22, 2018 // 0 Comments