Rachel Parris on DVD

Rachel Parris: Best Laid Plans is available to buy on DVD. Rachel Parris has become a bit of a viral sensation this week, thanks to a very timely sketch from The Mash Report getting lots of attention across social media… We’re here to remind you that Rachel is soon going on a UK [...]

January 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

Parris on RHLSTP

Rachel Parris is the latest guest on Richard Herring’s Leicester Square Theatre Podcast, or as the cool kids are calling it RHLSTP. The multitalented musical comedian and improviser talks to Richard about her life before comedy, from playing the organ at church and fronting a Christian rock band [...]

November 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hoopla Improv Marathon

This weekend sees 200 performers take part in a 50 hour improv show for a great cause, and naturally, some familiar faces to TVO readers are on the bill. To celebrate Hoopla officially taking over the venue at The Miller as the new full-time home of improv comedy, they are hosting the biggest [...]

October 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Onion Talking: Austentatious Q&A

Hang on to your bonnets – Jane Austen themed improv show Austentatious is currently on tour across the UK, and to celebrate, TVO caught up with the team and decided to ask each of them just one question. Imagine a cross between Russian Roulette and Smash Hits ‘Oh No Not The Biscuit [...]

October 15, 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

Mash on Thursday

The Mash Report – BBC Two’s latest satirical look at the news starring Nish Kumar alongside Rachel Parris – begins on Thursday. As the world around us gets increasingly insane, broadcasters are turning more and more to topical satire to fill their schedules, and the latest [...]

July 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Austentatious On Tour

Austentatious, the comedy group who improvise new Jane Austen stories based on audience suggestions, are embarking on a UK tour. Austentatious consists of gifted improv performers including TVO regulars Cariad Lloyd and Rachel Parris, along with Amy Cooke-Hodgson, Andrew Hunter Murray, Charlotte [...]

May 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Machynlleth Comedy Festival

If you’re heading to Machynlleth Comedy Festival this weekend, we’ve got some TVO recommendations for you… Austentatious Ysgol Bro Hyddgen, Saturday 29th April, 2.15pm This quick-witted comedy troupe, including Cariad Lloyd and Rachel Parris, improvise a brand new Jane Austen [...]

April 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Austentatious on Radio 4

Acclaimed comedy group Austentatious, who improvise new works of Jane Austen based on audience suggestions, have landed a BBC Radio 4 special.  The one-off special is set to air in June, ahead of the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, and there are hopes of more episodes to follow. [...]

March 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Postscript: TVO at the Fringe 2016

The Edinburgh Fringe is now officially over for another year, and as the city cleans away the chaos that millions of flyers and hundreds of shows leave behind, we thought it would be a good time to reflect on TVO related involvement in an epic Fringe run. Our editor in chief, Paul Holmes, [...]

August 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

Onion At The Fringe: Cariad Lloyd and Austentatious

The Edinburgh Fringe is almost upon us, and an abundance of TVO favourites are busy putting their latest shows together, ready for a month of performance, entertainment and (hopefully) sunshine. This year’s festival takes place between the 5th and 29th August, and we’re letting you know [...]

July 27, 2016 // 0 Comments