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A Velvet Weekend

What with Halloween being on the most awkward day of the week, we at TVO have been wondering what to do with ourselves this coming spooky weekend and have found there to be a plethora of Booshdom goodies on throughout. Of course, in true Boosh form, this schedule is more suitable for our [...]

October 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

Monty Python Mongrel

The entertainment airwaves are buzzing with excitement about the impending broadcast of Holy Flying Circus, a dramatisation of the furore that surrounded the release of Monty Python’s The Life Of Brian in 1979. The 90 minute film follows Monty Python as they deal with the controversy, [...]

October 13, 2011 // 6 Comments

Death To The Forgery Club

The final Forgery Club is set to take place at The Albany later this month. The semi regular club night has played host to a number of TVO favourites since its inception in February last year (not long after our own launch!), including a memorable takeover from Hot Brew with help from Steve Oram, [...]

October 8, 2011 // 1 Comment


A vintage late 90s sketch series featuring Tony Way, Steve Burge and a host of other big names is being released on dvd in November. Barking was made for Channel 4 back in 1998, and as if to prove that nothing really changes, was immediately dumped in a graveyard slot and denied a second [...]

September 27, 2011 // 3 Comments

The Fox & The Cox

A new teaser trailer for series two of Mongrels has appeared online. In it, we see Nelson ponder one of those questions that every metrosexual urban fox must face along life’s golden journey.  You can see the clip below. Mongrels returns to our screens in November. Look out for more [...]

September 14, 2011 // 1 Comment

Promgrels Update

Late last week, we told you about the cast of Mongrels appearing at the BBC Comedy Proms. Their appearance, featuring Rufus Jones as suburbanite fox Nelson, and the extremely talented puppetry team bringing the rest of the team to silent life, ran through an orchestral version of the Middle Class [...]

August 15, 2011 // 1 Comment


The cast of Mongrels will join the first ever Comedy Prom this weekend. Hosted by the inimitable Tim Minchin, the event at the Royal Albert Hall takes place tomorrow night, Saturday 13th August, at 7:30pm. The Mongrels team, fresh from wrapping on the second series of the show [coming soon to [...]

August 12, 2011 // 1 Comment

A Break In The Jigson

The latest Peeder Jigson short is now online. Hot on the heels of Jigson’s EMPIRE Magazine appearance, the documentary series from James Bachman and Gareth Tunley continues with a look at what everyone is doing during the break in filming on The Hobbit, whilst Martin Freeman (who [...]

August 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

Lucy Montgomery’s Variety Pack

Lucy Montgomery‘s Variety Pack returns to Radio 4 for its second series on Tuesday. The comedienne, perhaps best known for her work in Bellamy’s People and Tittybangbang, will also be familiar to TVO readers from her appearances in AD/BC: A Rock Opera, The Mighty Boosh, The IT [...]

July 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

Guilt & Variety… Free Of Charge!

Free tickets are available for two new shows featuring Lucy Montgomery, Waen Shepherd and Sharon Horgan. Montgomery, who will be familiar to TVO readers for her appearances in AD/BC, The Mighty Boosh, Tittybangbang, The IT Crowd and of course, as the voice of Destiny in Mongrels, will be hosting [...]

June 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

Angelo’s Arrives

Almost forgotten Channel Five sitcom Angelo’s is given a new lease of life next month, with the release of the complete series on dvd. The show ran for one six-episode series in 2007, and was written by and starred Sharon Horgan – a name which should be familiar to the discerning [...]

June 20, 2011 // 0 Comments

The C*** Is Back

The first of five Mongrels  teasers has appeared on the BBC Comedy website. Focusing on Vince, the tough urban fox voiced by Paul Kaye – it marks the start of the promotional campaign for the new series, which is set to air in the Autumn. Due to limitations with the software we use, we [...]

May 27, 2011 // 2 Comments

Sorry I’ve Got No Head

A new series of Sorry I’ve Got No Head started last Friday on kids’ channel CBBC. The show is written by, and stars, some familiar faces: Ealing Live’s James Bachman and Justin Edwards, Mongrels actor Tony Paul Way, How Not to Live Your Life‘s David Armand and character [...]

May 15, 2011 // 1 Comment

BBC Booshniverse USA!

A string of TVO related shows are coming to BBC America over the next 12 months. First up, comes the recent smash hit Come Fly With Me – the brainchild of Little Britain stars Matt Lucas & David Walliams, which is directed by our very own Paul King.  Also featuring a cameo from Alice [...]

May 12, 2011 // 3 Comments

More TV Comedy On The Horizon?

The British Comedy Guide has reported back from the Broadcast Comedy Forum 2010 with news that all of the major broadcasters are looking to develop new ideas for television after a long period of comedic drought on our tv screens which has seen many an artist we cover on these pages turn to the [...]

September 30, 2010 // 0 Comments