Claire Jones

Grow Your Own Field In England

Our Screen is offering up A Field In England as one of its film options for us mere mortals to host our own cinema screening. The service allows you to set up a screening in a choice of cinemas, which you can invite people to attend. For an overview of how it all works click here (although to be [...]

May 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

A Field In England – In The US

A Field in England, the black and white masterpiece directed by Ben Wheatley and featuring Julian Barratt, Michael Smiley and Richard Glover will have it’s US release on 7th February 2014. It will have a multi-format release as in the UK – in cinemas, on DVD and on Video On Demand [...]

January 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

A Field In Hackney

There’s another chance to see a very special alternate version of A Field In England on the big screen in London next week. First performed back in November, A Field In England: Remixed sees Jim Williams haunting score and Ben Wheatley‘s stunning visuals remixed and performed by [...]

January 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

Fielding England

We’re officially a week away from the release of A Field In England – and the promotional junket is in full swing. The film stars an ensemble cast in a tale of desertion, witchcraft and magic mushrooms.  Amongst that cast are Julian Barratt and Richard Glover, and we’re [...]

June 28, 2013 // 1 Comment

Sightseers: The Success Story

Five years in the making, Alice Lowe and Steve Oram’s grisly black comedy Sightseers has wowed the critics, won awards aplenty and is set to launch them and director Ben Wheatley towards international acclaim. Now released in US cinemas, the love for the film is continuing across the pond, too! [...]

May 11, 2013 // 1 Comment

Stateside Love For Sightseers

Ben Wheatley‘s subverted caravanning movie Sightseers, written by and starring Alice Lowe and Steve Oram arrives in the US today, 10th May. By way of a star-spangled fanfare, here’s a round up of the buzz  the film has been generating over the pond: The movie was the subject of a piece [...]

May 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

Watch Wheatley Wherever!

The long awaited A Field In England – the fourth film from Sightseers director Ben Wheatley – has been given a release date, and in a rather bold move, it’s not just in cinemas… The picture is set to be unleashed on Friday 5th July across various platforms, making [...]

May 9, 2013 // 5 Comments


That glorious, Best British Film Award winning smash hit Sightseers is making its way to America next month. Top dog US website Entertainment Weekly revealed the epic new theatrical poster exclusively today, and revealed the film will be in cinemas from May 10th, and – in an interesting [...]

April 3, 2013 // 2 Comments

Sightseers Discs In March!

The incredible, multiple award winning Sightseers will be winging its way to home media on March 25th. The film, directed by Ben Wheatley and written by its two stars – Alice Lowe and Steve Oram, has been wowing audiences and critics alike around the world – and it’s not hard [...]

January 29, 2013 // 0 Comments


Sightseers is gearing up for its German cinema debut on 28th February, and a new version of its trailer has been unleashed across Deutschland. For those of you not in the know, the film – directed by Ben Wheatley and starring Alice Lowe, Steve Oram and Richard Glover – tells the [...]

January 7, 2013 // 1 Comment

Onion Talking: Laurie Rose

With Sightseers having well and truly made an impact in cinemas across the UK, it now moves across to international waters – opening in Australia and New Zealand this week.  TVO were lucky enough to talk to a number of the cast and crew last month, and now we’ve also found the time to [...]

December 29, 2012 // 0 Comments

Caravanning in Oz

Sightseers, the darkly comic paean to caravanning, written by and starring Alice Lowe and Steve Oram, is released today in Australia and New Zealand! If you live in the Southern hemisphere and you’re still not sure that a murderous caravan movie is your cup of tea, take a look at our [...]

December 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

A Field In England, A Print On Your Wall

We’re all super excited by the prospect of A Field In England – the forthcoming civil war on mushrooms movie from Ben Wheatley. With Richard Glover and Julian Barratt amongst its ensemble cast, which also features the brilliant Michael Smiley (Kill List, Spaced) and Reece [...]

December 10, 2012 // 1 Comment

Onion Talking: Behind Sightseers With Claire Jones

Hot on the heels of our exclusive interviews with the director and cast members of Sightseers comes our chat with one of the film’s producer, Claire Jones. Velveteer Mog managed to grab a quick natter with her to get the inside scoop on how the film was put together. It’s a pleasure to [...]

December 4, 2012 // 0 Comments

COMPETITION: See Sightseers, Win STUFF!

You’d have to be living under a rock, or looking at a different website not to know that Sightseers is released in UK cinemas tomorrow.  Technically, given most cinemas run Thursday to Wednesday, that means it’s out now! The amazing new black comedy from acclaimed director Ben [...]

November 29, 2012 // 1 Comment

Onion Talking: Sightseeing With Richard Glover

To celebrate the release of Sightseers into UK cinemas this Friday, November 30th – we’ve been talking to members of the cast and crew. One particularly notable addition to the cast is TVO regular Richard Glover, and we were delighted to catch up with him earlier this week. Here are [...]

November 28, 2012 // 2 Comments

Sightseers Week On The Velvet Onion!

The first thing you’ll be noticing on your (we hope) daily visit to TVO today is our usual scrolling banners featuring the various faces of Onion Land are taking a little holiday. The reason for this is to celebrate the UK cinema release of SIGHTSEERS – which is unleashed on November [...]

November 26, 2012 // 1 Comment


A new 60 second trailer for Sightseers is now available, which you can see below. The film is released on November 30th in the UK, and we strongly urge every single peeler who can get to a cinema that weekend to do so.  Throughout TVO’s history, we’ve championed the work of people [...]

November 10, 2012 // 0 Comments

Sightseers Sighted

With Sightseers currently wowing the crowds at film festivals worldwide, ahead of its UK release on November 30th, we at The Velvet Onion are amongst the lucky few who have seen the film. Earlier this month, we attended a sneak peek at Ben Wheatley‘s third feature, written by and [...]

August 22, 2012 // 5 Comments

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