Dolly Wells

Dolly Does It Again (With Em)

We LOVED Doll & Em at TVO; and we’re particularly excited that a second series has been confirmed! The highly personal comedy drama, penned by and starring Dolly Wells and her real-life friend Emily Mortimer, originally aired on Sky Living in February. In the show, Emily plays a [...]

October 15, 2014 // 1 Comment

A Peek Behind The Fantasy

Some of you will be lucky enough to be seeing Noel Fielding live at the Pleasance Theatre this weekend, as he performs two work-in-progress shows in preparation for his forthcoming UK tour. Anyhows, we reckoned the rest of you might need a bit of cheering up… Here, then – for your [...]

September 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

Tales From Photographed Hawaii

Tonight sees the grand finale of Luxury Comedy 2: Tales From Painted Hawaii on E4 – and to celebrate, we’re bringing you exclusive behind the scenes photos taken during TVO’s on-set visit last summer. TVO were on hand for four days of filming madness, right at the peak of a very [...]

August 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

Onion Talking: Dolly Wells on Luxury Comedy 2

A few months ago, TVO reporter, Gina R Snape, met up with Dolly Wells to talk all things Doll and Em. They also spent a little time discussing Luxury Comedy series 2. Here are the excerpts from that interview: How was it working on Luxury Comedy this time round? It was really really fun. It was [...]

August 2, 2014 // 1 Comment

Luxury Gallery, Ooh-Yeah!

Suck my beans! Luxury Comedy officially launched last night, and with Episode Two now on 4oD, there’s still lots we have to share with you as the series progresses. For starters, there’s our making of featurette: a rough-n-ready rumble-tumble through the madness of filming Luxury [...]

August 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Luxury Archives

As we excitedly skip towards the official launch of the new series of Luxury Comedy, we’ve come over all nostalgic at TVO and  we thought it might be nice to have a look back at some of the exclusive interviews, reviews and content that we created for your delectation for series 1. Here [...]

July 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

An Early Look At Luxury 2

Last week we were lucky enough to get a sneaky peek at the new series of Luxury Comedy. So without giving away any spoilers, what can we expect when it finally hits our screens on 31st July? In interviews about the new series, Noel Fielding has been pretty open about his decision to move away [...]

July 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Making Doll & Em

Director and co-writer of Doll & Em, Azazel Jacobs, was interviewed this week by Pop Matters about his work on the series, which completed its run on Sky Living last week. In the article Jacobs talks about how he first got to know Dolly Wells and Emily Mortimer, how the writing and directing [...]

April 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

Onion Land Catch Up

The past week has seen a smattering of TVO regulars make appearances across television and radio we didn’t have chance to warn you about ahead of transmission, plus a couple of shows you should already be watching have been airing too. As such, we thought it prudent to give you a quick [...]

March 11, 2014 // 1 Comment

Onion Talking: Dolly Wells on Doll & Em

Today sees the UK launch of Doll & Em, the new dramedy from Dolly Wells & Emily Mortimer for Sky Living HD and HBO. The show features its titular stars playing exaggerated versions of themselves, as well as showbiz cameos from Hollywood A-Listers and a few TVO regulars for good measure. [...]

February 18, 2014 // 4 Comments

Preview Peeling: Doll & Em

Next week sees the launch of Doll & Emon Sky Living HD.  Written by and starring Dolly Wells & Emily Mortimer, the show also features appearances by Dolly’s fellow TVO regulars Tom Meeten, Laura Patch and Noel Fielding, as well as a number of Hollywood stars.   The first episode [...]

February 11, 2014 // 2 Comments

Doll & Em

Doll & Em – the new partly improvised transatlantic sitcom from Dolly Wells and Emily Mortimer – will air on Sky Living HD from next month. The real life best friends have written and starred in the razor-sharp satirical comedy which looks at the joy and pain of female friendship [...]

January 28, 2014 // 1 Comment

A Look At Luxury

Exciting times! Today marks the fourth day of filming for new series of Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy.  Unless you’ve been avoiding social media for the past week (in which case, how are you reading this?), you’ll be aware that this time around the Luxury Comedy shoot is being [...]

July 11, 2013 // 1 Comment

TVO Live Videos Part 4: Dolly Wells & Laura Patch

Last month marked the first anniversary of The Velvet Onion Live – our inaugural live event, which will hopefully be followed by many more in the future. That star studded event featured the likes of Dave Brown, James Cook, Antony Elvin, Stephen Evans, Suzy Evelyn Hall, Mike [...]

June 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

Jolene: The Indie Folk Star

Dolly Wells, Laura Patch, and Craig Roberts (Submarine) are amongst the stars of a forthcoming independent film. Jolene: The Indie Folk Star is a romantic comedy about two young musicians on their first tour. Urged on to play their first live gig at a festival, Jolene (Ritchie) and Benny (Roberts) [...]

May 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

2012: A Year In Interviews

In 2012 we were lucky enough to get the chance to chat to a few of the artists that we write about on these pages. So here’s a look back at some of the year’s interviews – and the fascinating, colourful and revealing comments that were shared. A big thank you to everyone who [...]

December 31, 2012 // 0 Comments

Tough Crowd

Tough Crowd, the latest photo exhibition by Dave Brown, opens today at The Strand Gallery in central London. A collection of portraits capturing the very essence of the lonely, fragile comedian, the exhibition is in aid of the brilliant Afrikids and features a whole host of famous names [...]

December 5, 2012 // 1 Comment

Dolly On The Telly

Dolly Wells will be known to most of you lovely lot as Noel Fielding‘s uber-cool neighbour in Luxury Comedy. And now she has a new TV role! Dolly features in the regular cast line-up of new BBC Three comedy Some Girls, directed by Adam Miller. The show revolves around the lives of four 16 [...]

November 5, 2012 // 1 Comment

Funny Fortnight Favourites: The IT Crowd

This weekend sees Channel 4 approach the conclusion of its Funny Fortnight with a countdown of its greatest ever comedy shows.  One show sure to feature is Graham Linehan’s hugely popular sitcom The IT Crowd. Our American correspondent, and self confessed Anglophile, Trixie, takes a look [...]

August 24, 2012 // 4 Comments

The Velvet Onion: The Extreme Racists…

Today marks the one month anniversary of our evening of music, comedy and downright madness at TVO Live! So what better way to celebrate the night than to give all of you a taste of what went down in our first trailer! Take a look below at the first snippets of footage from our film of the whole [...]

June 29, 2012 // 6 Comments