Comedy Gala

So Hot Right Now #33

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… DOLL & EM RETURNS Doll & Em, Wednesday, 10:00pm, SKY ATLANTIC A year after their near-perfect [...]

June 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

Noel Fielding Added To Comedy Gala

Noel Fielding has been confirmed as a new addition to the line up for 2014’s Channel 4 Comedy Gala. The event at The o2, Greenwich, features a star-studded bill that also includes our very own Aisling Bea, along with the likes of Adam Hills, Alan Carr, Jack Dee, Jason Byrne, Jason Manford, Jo [...]

April 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

Gala Bea

This year’s Channel 4 Comedy Gala will feature Aisling Bea as part of its star-studded line-up. The event, which in previous years has attracted the likes of Noel Fielding, Kevin Eldon, Rich Hall, Bill Bailey and a truckload of other great acts, returns for its fifth year to raise money for [...]

March 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Channel 4 Comedy Gala!

It’s back! The Channel 4 Comedy Gala Live returns for the 4th time on May 18th at The O2 Arena in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. The all-star line up confirmed for the biggest annual comedy event of the year so far includes Noel Fielding, Adam Hills, Alan Carr, [...]

March 7, 2013 // 3 Comments

No Fielding At Gala

Channel 4’s Comedy Gala took place last night at the 02 Arena, with one noticeable absentee from the announced line-up: Noel Fielding. Noel was initially announced as part of the show back in March, and various places around the internet still listed his involvement last week – [...]

May 25, 2011 // 11 Comments

The Comedy Gala Returns!

Last March Channel 4 hosted The Comedy Gala where a then-blonde Noel Fielding, was just one among the numerous comedians who performed a set on that momentous night. The show, which filled the o2 Arena, fundraised up to £900,000 for Great Ormand Street Hospital. This year, The Comedy Gala returns [...]

March 10, 2011 // 8 Comments