Bob Mortimer

More Big Night Out for Vic & Bob

Vic & Bob’s Big Night Out is returning for a BBC Two special on Friday 29th December and it has now been announced that a four-part series on BBC Four will follow in 2018. The series will mark their 25th anniversary at the BBC which began with The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer, paving the [...]

December 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

First look at Vic & Bob’s Big Night Out

Big Night Out is returning for a one-off special on 29th December and the BBC have released a few preview images. In this special revival of the madcap show that first unleashed Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer on TV audiences, the duo will be introducing us to some new characters as well as reuniting [...]

December 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Christmas Onions 2017

The festive season is upon us and there’s plenty to keep you entertained on the tellybox. Here’s our roundup of this year’s most essential Christmas viewing… Taskmaster: Champion of Champions Wednesday 13th and Wednesday 20th December at 9pm, Dave Taskmaster series 5 champion Bob [...]

December 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Paul and Bob Go Fishing

BBC Two has commissioned a new show in which Paul Whitehouse and Bob Mortimer go fishing together. Paul is an experienced fisherman while Bob is a complete novice. Their friendship stretches back for decades, but they’ve recently reconnected after both suffering very serious heart problems and [...]

October 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

Taskmaster Champion Of Champions

Taskmaster Champion of Champions is coming to Dave later this year. The two-part special will bring together all five of the show’s series champions for the ultimate battle. This means that Noel Fielding, Josh Widdicombe, Katherine Ryan and Rob Beckett will be competing, with the final [...]

September 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Pipe Produces New Dave Series

A new series is launching on Dave this week, and it boasts a behind-the-scenes TVO connection. Eat Your Heart Out with Nick Helm features the award-winning comedian, and star of BBC’s Uncle, as he sets off on a highly personal culinary journey around the UK and Europe in this brand-new [...]

August 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Taskmaster Series 5

The lineup for Taskmaster series 5 has been announced. Following last night’s series 4 finale on Dave, in which Noel Fielding took home the series win, a few exciting details for series 5 were revealed. Joining usual hosts Greg Davies and Alex Horne will be Bob Mortimer, Aisling Bea, [...]

June 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Vic and Bob back for more Big Night Out

Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer are bringing Big Night Out back to BBC Two for a one-off special. Vic & Bob’s Big Night Out will be a reimagining of Vic Reeves’ Big Night Out – the seminal show that ran on Channel 4 in 1990-91. In the special, Vic and Bob will be introducing us to some [...]

May 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

Podcast Highlights

So many podcasts, so little time. Here’s a handy list of British podcast episodes that feature the people we cover at TVO. The Comedian’s Comedian In this long-running podcast, stand-up comedian Stuart Goldsmith interviews fellow stand-ups about how and why they do comedy. Things [...]

April 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Postscript: Comic Relief 2017

This year’s charity telethon featured a large TVO contingent amongst its bevy of stars, and raised over £71m for great causes around the world. But it was also a highly divisive evening for audiences. Our editor in chief, Paul Holmes, shares his thoughts on some of the things that worked, [...]

March 25, 2017 // 1 Comment

Red Nose Day Highlights

The BBC has revealed the lineup for its Comic Relief broadcast on Red Nose Day – Friday 24th March 2017. Here are the TVO highlights of the night… Philomena Cunk Philomena Cunk (aka Diane Morgan) presents a new ‘Moments of Wonder’ segment about charity, featuring Richard [...]

March 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

As Yet Untitled returns once more

Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled will soon be back for a fifth series and the latest guests have been announced. As with previous series of the chat show, there are several familiar TVO faces on the guest list. Here’s what we can expect… Episode 1: Davina McCall, Reginald D Hunter, Jimmy [...]

January 24, 2017 // 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

Crackanory Returns

Crackanory is set to return for a fourth series on Dave in January with lots of TVO names attached. Here’s what we can expect from the eight new episodes… A Close Shave Monday 30th January at 10pm Written by Tony Way, narrated by Dara O’Briain. Set in ancient Rome, [...]

December 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Vic Reeves Art

A selection of artwork from Vic Reeves is set to be exhibited and sold in November. The exhibition will run from 7th – 13th November 2016 , and any pieces not sold during this time will be available to purchase by auction on the 13th. This is all taking place at The Auction House near [...]

October 25, 2016 // 0 Comments


Crackanory will be returning for a fourth series in the new year, and we can exclusively reveal a heavy TVO presence. For the uninitiated, the series is an adult spin on storytime, with big name stars narrating tales which are brought to life by leading comic actors, and written by leading comedy [...]

October 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

Bea Joins 8 Out Of 10 Cats

Channel 4 has announced that 8 Out Of 10 Cats and its Countdown spin-off are set to return, with Aisling Bea joining the former as a new team captain. 8 Out Of 10 Cats will be returning for its 19th series (the first since 2014) and a few changes have been made… Jimmy Carr is still [...]

October 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Free Screening/Q&A For My Name Is Emily

My Name Is Emily, an independent Irish film starring Michael Smiley, will be screened in London next week, on 2nd September – for zero pounds! The film is about a Dublin teenager, Emily (Evanna Lynch). Emily was close to her father Robert (played by Smiley), a best-selling author, until he [...]

August 27, 2016 // 0 Comments