Becca Moody

New Lou Sanders Podcast

Lou Sanders has teamed up with fellow comic Luke McQueen to create the podcast Why is Your Bottom so Dirty?; a totally improvised fictional chat show that isn’t really as vulgar or disgusting as it may sound. The pair have taken on the challenge of helping various people who are damaged in a [...]

March 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

Preview: Crackanory Series 4

The latest series of Crackanory is looming and this latest set of episodes features a whole host of TVO regulars. While Episode 1 is available to preview on UKTV Play now, Becca Moody took a sneak peek at the whole of series 4 ahead of broadcast on Dave from January 30th. Here are her [...]

January 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Paul Kaye is Terry Pratchett

A new documentary about the life of the late Sir Terry Pratchett has been made, starring Paul Kaye as Pratchett himself. Terry Pratchett: Back in Black is the story of the author’s life in his own words, although the Discworld creator sadly died in 2015, before he was able to finish writing. [...]

January 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Onion At The Fringe: Lou Sanders

The Edinburgh Fringe is fast approaching, 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, so to get you in the mood for [...]

July 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

Onion At The Fringe: Tony Law

The Edinburgh Fringe is fast approaching, 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, so to get you in the mood for [...]

July 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

Onion At The Fringe: Paul Foot

The Edinburgh Fringe starts next week, and with a host of TVO favourites descending upon the city during the month of August, we’ll be bringing you an overview of the shows you simply have to see. As well as a smattering of interviews, we’ll be bringing you a range of preview [...]

July 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

Tony Law Brings Show To Leicester Square Theatre

Tony Law is bringing his 2015 Edinburgh show Frillemorphesis to the Leicester Square Theatre for three consecutive nights this February. These shows are a recent addition to Law’s nationwide tour, which begins on January 28th. Tony’s latest show has promised to bring with it absurd [...]

January 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

Bea on TV

Aisling Bea made an appearance on series 3 of Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled this week and the episode is now available to watch on Dave UKTV Play. Alan Davies was also joined by Vic Reeves, Justin Moorhouse and Aisling’s fellow Trollied star Jo Enright. The group had an informal chat, [...]

November 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Katy Wix Writes Second Book Of Comic Monologues

Katy Wix released her first book of comic monologues for women in 2014. Since then, she has been working on a second volume, which is now available to buy from book stores, with a forward by Sharon Horgan. Wix has been busy writing audition speeches for drama school students at institutions [...]

November 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Late Night Laughs With Dan Clark And Aisling Bea

The Royal Albert Hall has announced a string of live stand up shows with a couple of TVO favourites in the mix. This Autumn sees a whole array of fantastic comedy talent from across the country perform at the Elgar Room at the venue. Dan Clark will be performing on Friday 16th October alongside [...]

August 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Seven Questions With… Aisling Bea

This year’s Edinburgh Festival is drawing ever closer and Aisling Bea is preparing to take her latest stand up show Plan Bea to the Gilded Balloon. In anticipation, Velveteer Becca Moody has asked Aisling seven questions to gain a little insight into the woman behind the show. This is what [...]

June 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

The UK Comedy Guild

The comedy industry is a tough place to work, we all surely know that by now. It becomes quite obvious if we take time to consider the unpredictability of live performance, on stage and off stage. Not only does it cost comics money to perform at certain venues, but the many hours of travelling to [...]

June 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell go to Comic Con

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell will be visiting this year’s Comic Con in London this weekend. A panel consisting of Paul Kaye (who plays Vinculus) and Bertie Carvel (Jonathan Strange) as well as writer Peter Harness, director Toby Haynes and producer Nick Hirshkorn will take place at [...]

May 21, 2015 // 1 Comment

Tracy-Ann Oberman Joins New Tricks

New Tricks is soon to welcome a few new faces as the show begins its twelfth, and final, series. Amongst these new stars is the wonderful Tracy-Ann Oberman, who featured in the programme for one episode back in 2014, as forensic pathologist, Fiona Kennedy. The detective drama began way back in [...]

April 5, 2015 // 1 Comment

Richard Ayoade On The Open Road

Fans of Channel 4’s Gadget Man, where Richard Ayoade offers a whistle-stop tour of some of the world’s craziest gadgets, will no doubt love to hear what the delightfully sarcastic comic has to say about the world’s top tourist destinations. And hear him we will, in his new [...]

March 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

More Love For Matt Berry

We knew it would happen sooner or later: Matt Berry has gone and secured himself a comedy-documentary series, which will be broadcast on BBC iPlayer, starting in April! Back in February, we posted about Berry’s latest hilarious comedy episode, Wild Love, in which he scrutinised the [...]

March 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

A Wild Valentine’s Night: iPlayer Previews

With Valentine’s Day rapidly approaching, the BBC have announced a new set of nine iPlayer comedy shorts, based around the theme of love, for our delectation. TVO took a sneak peak, as Becca Moody reports… If you watched the BBC iPlayer shorts from June 2014, you’ll have seen [...]

February 11, 2015 // 1 Comment

Seven Questions With… Kim Noble

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll know that Kim Noble is bringing his latest stand up show, You’re Not Alone, to Soho theatre all this month. To celebrate, our intrepid reporter Becca Moody decided to ask Kim seven questions to delve into his mind somewhat. The [...]

February 7, 2015 // 1 Comment

Katy Brand Talks Religion

Katy Brand is set to host the pilot for a new comedy panel show on Radio 4 that focuses on the theme of religion. The show, entitled And God Laughs, will welcome four “contrasting guests” as they come together in a discussion about the customs, beliefs, text and cultures of various [...]

January 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Matt Berry’s Lone Wolf Sequel

Matt Berry will be starring in a follow-up wildlife ‘documentary’ to last year’s iPlayer comedy short, Lone Wolf, in which he talks us through the courtships and mating rituals of creatures in the wild – in typical Berry-style of course. With Lone Wolf having been [...]

January 24, 2015 // 0 Comments