Carnival of Monsters

Onion At The Fringe: Colin Hoult

The Edinburgh Fringe is almost upon us, with a host of TVO favourites set to descend upon the city during August. In the buildup, we’re bringing you an overview of the shows you simply have to see. As part of the fun, we’re presenting our ‘Soapbox’ pieces, in which a member of team TVO [...]

July 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

Colin’s Final Carnival

Colin Hoult will be performing his seminal Carnival Trilogy of shows one final time next month as part of Brighton Fringe. The three shows – Carnival of Monsters, Enemy of the World and Inferno – originally ran in London and Edinburgh in 2009, 2010 and 2011 respectively, and [...]

April 24, 2014 // 1 Comment

Carnival Of Monsters To Keep

Colin Hoult‘s recent radio series for BBC Radio 4, Carnival of Monsters, is now available to buy. The 4-part series starring Colin Hoult, with Zoe Gardner and Dan Snelgrove, features a bizarre mixture of bizarre, comical characters and sketches, presented by a sinister Ringmaster. During [...]

October 20, 2013 // 0 Comments

Colin Catch Up

Colin Hoult‘s Carnival of Monsters radio show will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4, starting on Thursday 5th September at 11pm. The show was first broadcast in July on BBC Radio 4 extra. If you prefer to see Colin live, he will be attending The Union Chapel on September 7th for the annual Post [...]

September 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

Join The Carnival

The air date for the first episode of Colin Hoult‘s sketch-based comedy show Carnival of Monsters has been confirmed – and it’s this Monday! It’ll be broadcast on Radio 4 Extra, BBC radio’s specialist comedy, drama and children’s programming station (available [...]

July 4, 2013 // 1 Comment

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

Join The Carnival Of Monsters

Colin Hoult will soon be recording his hotly-anticipated debut series for BBC Radio 4 – and you could be in the audience! Carnival of Monsters is based on Colin’s live show of the same name. It features a bizarre world of sketches, stories and characters, all presented by a sinister [...]

March 12, 2013 // 0 Comments

Colin’s Houltimate Showcase?

Colin Hoult is to create a mash-up of his three solo Edinburgh shows for this year’s Udderbelly Festival in May. The gifted comic and TVO favourite will be selecting the best routines from Carnival Of Monsters, Enemy Of The World and Inferno and blending them into one hour-long slice of [...]

January 3, 2012 // 2 Comments

Onion Talking: Colin Hoult

Twelve months ago, many of our readers outside regular Edinburgh Festival goers and devotees of the London live comedy scene had never heard of Colin Hoult.  The star had critical acclaim aplenty – TimeOut had claimed his comedy was a blend of Lewis Caroll & The League Of Gentlemen, and [...]

February 1, 2011 // 1 Comment