Aisling Bea

Stand Up For Homelessness

Some of the country’s most exciting female stand-up, sketch and character comedians, including a few with TVO connections, are coming together for a night of comedy to raise money for homeless women. Bring it Home for Homelessness takes place on Saturday 18th May at Islington’s Union Chapel. [...]

May 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

Tony Law’s Cat Jumped Over The Moone, Boy!

Tony Law is one of a number of big names at Sky’s The Cat Laughs Comedy Festival in Ireland this Summer – and those attending can be the first to see a new episode of Moone Boy too! The festival takes place across five days – from Thursday, May 30th to Monday, June 3rd – [...]

April 3, 2013 // 0 Comments

We’re Taking Over!

2013 has only just begun, but already there’s a distinctly Velvet Onion flavour to the UK’s media landscape! Last night you could watch two TVO-related TV shows on the box: Common Ground is the new series of shorts directed by Baby Cow’s Dave Lambert, which started its run at 9pm [...]

February 5, 2013 // 1 Comment


Today sees the launch of a brand new CBBC sketch show with a host of big name stars attached. The team behind mega-smash Horrible Histories are unleashing Fit – a sports themed series which will hopefully fill that void left by the demise of Sorry, I’ve Got No Head and once again [...]

January 7, 2013 // 2 Comments

Aisling Is Funny!

Aisling Bea, the star of Dead Boss, has triumphed in this year’s So You Think You’re Funny competition in Edinburgh. The stand up comic and actress has been wowing the crowds in The Intervention alongside our very own Waen Shepherd, but took to the stand up contest as a sideline and [...]

August 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

Edinburgh 2012: The Non-Onion Round Up

The Edinburgh Festival is now well under way, with a number of TVO regulars appearing amongst the hundreds of shows vying for your attention. With the likes of Rachel Stubbings, Dave McNeill, Sarah Kendall, Paul Foot, Phil Whelans and Waen Shepherd all jumping around stages in the name of funny [...]

August 6, 2012 // 2 Comments