Carrie Fisher

Catastrophe Returns Later This Month

Series 3 of Catastrophe, Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney’s sitcom about a dysfunctional couple thrown together by an unplanned pregnancy, returns to our screens on Tuesday 28th February. The first two series have been hugely successful, in terms of critical acclaim, awards quotas and viewing [...]

February 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

Urban Myths episode pulled

Urban Myths – the forthcoming series of one off comedy plays from Happy Tramp featuring numerous TVO talents – will be one episode shorter after controversy over a casting decision has forced Sky Arts to pull one story from the run prior to broadcast. Elizabeth, Michael & [...]

January 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Urban Myths on Sky Arts

New comedy series Urban Myths is coming to Sky Arts, with a cast including Katherine Parkinson and the late Carrie Fisher. The unique premise of Urban Myths is that each episode tells a different remarkable story about real, well-known people which may or may not have actually happened. The [...]

January 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Carrie Fisher – 1956-2016

The Velvet Onion is sad to report the death of actress Carrie Fisher at the age of 60, and we join the countless millions around the world who will remember her talent for many years to come. Best known for her role as Princess Leia in Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the [...]

December 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

Catastrophe 3 & 4 Confirmed

Two further series of Catastrophe, the sitcom by and starring Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney, have been commissioned by Channel 4. The third six-part series will go into production in November and will air in 2017; the fourth series will follow after that (timings tbc). The popular [...]

July 12, 2016 // 0 Comments