Ben Miller

We Love Sitcom

Jessica Hynes appears as part of a star-studded line up for new BBC quiz special We Love Sitcom this Friday evening. A sort of ‘Big Fat Quiz of the Sitcom’, this hour long special features Ben Miller as quizmaster, alongside four teams of comedy greats, battling it out to be crowned [...]

September 5, 2016 // 1 Comment

Supporting roles for Cariad and Doon

Two BBC sitcoms currently feature familiar faces for TVO readers, in the shape of Cariad Lloyd and Doon Mackichan. I Want My Wife Back, which launches Monday 18th April, features Cariad Lloyd – star of Murder in Successville, Crims, Crackanory and Inside No. 9 to name but a few [...]

April 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #16

Welcome to The Velvet Onion – the central hub for an interconnected range of alternative comedy and more.  Click through for the LATEST NEWS, and see what’s so hot right now below. THE VELVET ONION IS FIVE This week marks our fifth anniversary, and to celebrate, a number of our regulars sent [...]

February 2, 2015 // 0 Comments


Ben Miller’s directorial debut Huge is out in cinemas on July 8th, starring former Doctor Who star Noel Clarke and Jonny Harris as mismatched comedy partners hoping to be “huge”. Multi-talented Matt Berry is also featured along with Ralph Brown (The Boat that Rocked, Nighty [...]

June 26, 2011 // 1 Comment