Being Human

A Case of Identity: TVO meets Sherlock

WARNING: This post contains spoilers for Season 4 of Sherlock and references to episodes in previous series. It’s one of the biggest shows in television and as secretive as its stars are lucrative, so it was a pleasant surprise even to TVO that Katy Wix appeared in the latest episode of [...]

January 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

Back To Being Human

Being Human, one of BBC Three’s most popular, longest running shows, is available again to watch on iPlayer. The comedy-drama series follows the trials and tribulations of three twenty-something housemates trying to live normal lives, despite struggling with some strange afflictions [...]

December 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

Spooky Onions: TVO Favourites at Halloween

Ghosts and ghouls are on the prowl this weekend, as Halloween approaches on Monday evening, and everyone gets to play ‘Count The Harley Quinn Costumes’ in their nightclub of choice. Yes, it’s time for some grisly fancy dress, far too many sweets, and some kick-arse horror movies [...]

October 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

You And Who Else

A new book about British fantasy television is raising money for AIDS research, and TVO is a part of it. You And Who Else is a unique history of sixty years of British fantasy television, and a definitive record of its place in our lives – as told by the people who saw it: the viewers. [...]

November 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hoult’s In Demand!

The continuing adventures of Colin Hoult continue apace as Edinburgh Festival draws ever nearer, and Colin will be bringing not one, but TWO separate shows to this year’s calendar. As we’ve mentioned previously, the comic genius will be appearing in new [...]

March 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Greater Good

We’ve only just bid goodbye to Julian Barratt’s deluded, mean-spirited werewolf character Larry in Being Human, but it’s time to get excited about next Sunday’s fourth episode of the show’s fifth and final run, The Greater Good. In initial previews for the show, [...]

February 19, 2013 // 3 Comments

Something For The Weekend?

We’ve mentioned a few times in passing that Julian Barratt will be appearing in the third episode of the current series of Being Human. But then this rather spendid new photo was released by the BBC and we figured it was the perfect excuse for another reminder! Tune in this Sunday at 10pm on [...]

February 14, 2013 // 0 Comments

Crumbs & Charactwhores

Colin Hoult is as busy as ever, with a number of projects on the horizon. The comic actor, who is currently wowing audiences in the final series of Being Human as nerdy vampire Crumb, will be creating a brand new live show which will debut at the Udderbelly  on London’s South Bank on June [...]

February 12, 2013 // 4 Comments

Being Colin

New pictures from this weeks episode of Being Human have been released including some good ones of Colin Hoult. As we mentioned last week Colin is new vampire Crumb in Being Human and it looks like he will have a significant part to play after being recruited by the mysterious Mr Rook. Being [...]

February 9, 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

Picture Preview: Barratt & Hoult In Being Human 5

The launch of Being Human Series 5 is fast approaching, and with it comes a handful of images of the cast in character – including our very own Julian Barratt and Colin Hoult as werewolf Larry and vampire Crumb, respectively. Both actors feature in the main series image featured above, [...]

January 29, 2013 // 3 Comments

Crumbs! It’s Colin!

As the fifth series of Being Human looms ever closer, we’ve finally got our first glimpse of Colin Hoult as vampire villain Crumb. The show returns to BBC3 at 10pm on Sunday, February 3rd – with Julian Barratt also set to appear as deluded werewolf Larry, whose cardboard cut-out you [...]

January 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

Being Repeated

We’re all very keen to see what Julian Barratt and Colin Hoult add to the mix when Being Human returns for its fifth series in the next few weeks, so what better way to get ready for the launch than catching up with Series 4? First airing twelve months ago, the fourth series of Toby [...]

January 10, 2013 // 1 Comment

Being Barratt

Earlier this year, we broke the news that Colin Hoult would be joining the cast of Being Human in the new year, for the fifth season of the sci-fi smash.  Today, we learnt that he won’t be alone from the realm of TVO! Appearing in the guest role of Larry in one episode will be none other [...]

December 7, 2012 // 3 Comments

A Werewolf, A Vampire, A Ghost… And Colin Hoult!

Colin Hoult is to appear in the fifth series of sci-fi smash Being Human next year. The comic actor has been branching out a lot throughout 2012 – with an appearance in Red Dwarf X still to air in the next few weeks – and he wrapped his final day filming on Being Human today. For [...]

October 19, 2012 // 2 Comments