Edgar Wright

Before Baby Driver

Edgar Wright’s latest film, Baby Driver, is out in cinemas at the moment. And although, strictly speaking, it has nothing to do with The Velvet Onion, the origins of the film certainly do! The 2017 action crime comedy, written and directed by Wright, stars Ansel Elgort as Baby, a young, [...]

June 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Three Cornettos To Go, Please…

This week marks the tenth anniversary of Shaun of the Dead being released in UK cinemas, and to celebrate, director Edgar Wright has made the scripts to all three parts of his Three Cornettos Trilogy available to download for free. Each film in the series – Shaun…, Hot [...]

April 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

One Last Cornetto

The critically acclaimed box office smash The World’s End finally opens in US cinemas this week, and whilst we’d be recommending it to you regardless, the inclusion of a few TVO regulars sweetens the deal somewhat. The film, directed by Edgar Wright and starring Simon Pegg & Nick [...]

August 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

Three Flavours

If, like us, you’re ridiculously excited about the impending release of The World’s End, then the following YouTube video will be a slice of fried gold. The film – which features appearances by Alice Lowe and Steve Oram – is the final part of Simon Pegg & Edgar [...]

June 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

The End Is Nigh…

The first teaser trailer for The World’s End premiered today. The film reunites the creative trio behind the enormously brilliant Shaun Of The Dead and the somehow even better Hot Fuzz for the third and final film in their infamous Cornetto trilogy.  Stars Simon Pegg & Nick Frost [...]

May 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

COMPETITION: Win Sightseers On DVD & Blu-Ray!

March 25th sees the long awaited release of Sightseers on dvd and blu-ray, and to celebrate, we’ve teamed up with the good folk at STUDIOCANAL to offer you – yes, that’s right, YOU – the chance to win a copy on dvd or blu-ray. For those not in the know, Sightseers is a [...]

March 11, 2013 // 2 Comments

Onion Talking: Sightseeing With Alice Lowe

To celebrate the release of Sightseers into UK cinemas, TVO has been catching up with the creative forces behind the critical sensation, ahead of its release on November 30th. Last week, our editor in chief caught up with one of its stars and writers, Alice Lowe.  Already a regular presence on [...]

November 27, 2012 // 1 Comment


Julian Barratt will be providing the narration for an innovative new entertainment experience, The Random Adventures of Brandon Generator. Brandon is a would-be writer whose world unravels as he looks for inspiration. The Random Adventures of Brandon Generator is an immersive web-based [...]

March 27, 2012 // 1 Comment

Have A Good Look Around You

It’s been 10 years since Look Around You first burst upon our TV screens, and to celebrate the BFI is holding a screening of all eight of the ten-minute episodes followed by a Q&A session with the creators of this award-winning show, Robert Popper and Peter Serafinowicz! The event takes [...]

December 13, 2011 // 2 Comments

Sightseers Enters Production

Filming commenced this week on The Sightseers – the long awaited film project from Alice Lowe and Steve Oram. Directed by critically acclaimed director Ben Wheatley (Kill List), the film sees the duo portraying sheltered holiday-makers Chris & Tina, travelling the English countryside in [...]

October 5, 2011 // 1 Comment