Dave Lambert

Common Ground Finds February Launch

Common Ground – the forthcoming anthology of comedy shorts on Sky Atlantic we first told you about in October, will air in February, according to Radio Times. Originally titled Common People, the ten part series will air back to back double episodes alongside a repeat run of TVO’s very [...]

January 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

TVO Stars Up For British Comedy Awards!

The nominations for the 2012 British Comedy Awards have been announced, and a number of TVO flavoured productions are, quite rightly, in the running. Amazingly, all four shows up for Best New Comedy Programme can be traced back to these very pages, starting with the [...]

December 3, 2012 // 0 Comments

Common(ion) People

The televisual resurgence in new wave comedy has had a surprising beacon of shiny awesomeness over the last twelve months, in the form of Sky Atlantic – and that association looks set to continue apace with the announcement of Common People. An eleven part series of comedy shorts directed by [...]

October 11, 2012 // 1 Comment

Behind Many Scenes: A Profile of Dave Lambert

One of the things that distinguishes The Velvet Onion from other entertainment websites is that the artists we write about are in some way connected to one another. And some are more connected than most. Dave Lambert, of Baby Cow productions, is one such person, although you may only know him for [...]

July 8, 2012 // 1 Comment