Cariad Lloyd

Onion Talking: Tom Davis on Murder in Successville

This week sees the launch of brand new, madcap BBC Three comedy Murder in Successville, with Tom Davis right in the middle of it all as tough, uncompromising hardman of crimesolving, DI Sleet. Each week, a celebrity guest is made rookie partner, and asked to solve a murder in a town where famous [...]

May 6, 2015 // 3 Comments

Sneak Peak at Successville

Next weeke sees the launch of new BBC Three comedy Murder in Successville, and TVO is understandably rather excited to find out what you make of it. The show, which begins on Wednesday 6th May at 10pm, features Tom Davis (Cockroaches, The Morgana Show, House of Fools) as DI Sleet – a [...]

May 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #28

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 THIS WEEK below… A SEANCE WITH LOWE & LLOYD FOR INSIDE NO. 9 The superlative creativity of Reece [...]

April 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Murder in Successville is Almost Here!

It’s almost time to pay a visit to Murder in Successville, the new sitcom-gameshow hybrid featuring a cavalcade of familiar faces to TVO readers. As we told you back in February, the series is set in a fictional town brimming with celebrities – and a high incidence of surreal homicide, [...]

April 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #26

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 THIS WEEK below… TRAILAAAAAAAAH! Late last week, TVO recieved the first teaser trailer for Aaaaaaaah! – the [...]

April 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #24

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 THIS WEEK below… NEW TO TV AND RADIO THIS WEEK It’s yet another packed week for top notch television and radio [...]

March 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Murder In Successville – Coming Soon to BBC Three

BBC Three and Tiger Aspect have officially confirmed that, following a non-broadcast pilot last year, Murder In Successville will be appearing on the channel as a full series later this year. The series is set in a fictional town brimming with celebrities – and a high incidence of surreal [...]

February 2, 2015 // 1 Comment

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

So Hot Right Now #15

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. SEVEN IN ONE This week sees not one, not two, but SEVEN great shows with direct TVO connections airing across UK [...]

January 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #14

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. CATASTROPHE FOR SHARON HORGAN Monday 19th sees the launch of Catastrophe – the brand new comedy [...]

January 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #13

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. DRUNK HISTORY Over on Comedy Central UK, a brand new British version of Drunk History is about to begin – [...]

January 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #12

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. LOVE IN RECOVERY This week sees the launch of a brilliant new radio 4 comedy drama, Love in Recovery, featuring [...]

January 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Feast of Feeds

The BBC have released a series of brand new comedy pilots in the 2014 wave of Comedy Feeds. Showcasing emerging new talent, TVO regulars are involved many of the shows. The highlights from the Onion crowd are: OtherwOrld Written and directed by Mongrels creator, Adam Miller, OtherwOrld is a [...]

July 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

My First Planet Makes Second Contact

Sci-fi radio sitcom My First Planet returns to Radio 4 Extra next week. Written by and starring Phil Whelans (Kill Phil, The Day They Came To Suck Out Our Brains, It’s Kevin) and Doctor Who audio range author/actor John Dorney, the show features Only Fools and Horses legend Nicholas [...]

July 16, 2014 // 1 Comment

The Edinburgh Fringe Approaches

For three weeks every year thousands of shows from the worlds of comedy, theatre and anything else you can think of descend on Edinburgh for the largest arts festival in the world. The full programme for the Edinburgh Fringe 2014 has now been launched and of course there are many TVO regulars [...]

June 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Are You Sitting Comfortably?

This week sees the long awaited launch of Crackanory on UKTV channel Dave, and there are many TVO connections involved. Described as ‘storytime for adults’ the series consists of six half-hour episodes split into two 15 minute tales, told by a guest story-teller sitting in a big comfy [...]

November 11, 2013 // 1 Comment

Your Second Series Of My First Planet

Radio 4 sci-fi sitcom My First Planet – written by and starring Phil Whelans – is set to return for a second series, and you could be in the audience. The show stars Only Fools And Horses legend Nicholas Lyndhurst as the ineffectual head of a new space colony, alongside rising [...]

October 5, 2013 // 1 Comment

Little Monster

Rufus Jones appeared in new radio pilot Little Monster this week. The one-off comedy from writer Gerald Foster features Sarah Hadland as new mum Karen, who has seemingly birthed the monster from hell.  Benjy, played by Cariad Lloyd, is all smiles and good behaviour when his dad, Nick (Rufus [...]

June 14, 2013 // 0 Comments

Stand Up For Homelessness

Some of the country’s most exciting female stand-up, sketch and character comedians, including a few with TVO connections, are coming together for a night of comedy to raise money for homeless women. Bring it Home for Homelessness takes place on Saturday 18th May at Islington’s Union Chapel. [...]

May 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

Edinburgh 2012: The Non-Onion Round Up

The Edinburgh Festival is now well under way, with a number of TVO regulars appearing amongst the hundreds of shows vying for your attention. With the likes of Rachel Stubbings, Dave McNeill, Sarah Kendall, Paul Foot, Phil Whelans and Waen Shepherd all jumping around stages in the name of funny [...]

August 6, 2012 // 2 Comments