Frances Barber

So Hot Right Now #30

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…   MAGIC UNLEASHED WITH STRANGE & NORRELL Sunday, 9pm, BBC ONE This week sees the long awaited [...]

May 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Onion Talking: Tom Davis on Murder in Successville

This week sees the launch of brand new, madcap BBC Three comedy Murder in Successville, with Tom Davis right in the middle of it all as tough, uncompromising hardman of crimesolving, DI Sleet. Each week, a celebrity guest is made rookie partner, and asked to solve a murder in a town where famous [...]

May 6, 2015 // 3 Comments

Murder in Successville is Almost Here!

It’s almost time to pay a visit to Murder in Successville, the new sitcom-gameshow hybrid featuring a cavalcade of familiar faces to TVO readers. As we told you back in February, the series is set in a fictional town brimming with celebrities – and a high incidence of surreal homicide, [...]

April 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

Murder In Successville – Coming Soon to BBC Three

BBC Three and Tiger Aspect have officially confirmed that, following a non-broadcast pilot last year, Murder In Successville will be appearing on the channel as a full series later this year. The series is set in a fictional town brimming with celebrities – and a high incidence of surreal [...]

February 2, 2015 // 1 Comment

The Pyschobitches Are Back!

Psychobitches returns for a second series on November 25th. The show – written and directed by Jeremy Dyson (The League of Gentlemen) on Sky Arts started life as a one-off pilot, before getting a full series comission last year. Starring Rebecca Front (The Day Today, The Thick of It) as [...]

October 24, 2014 // 1 Comment

Haven’t I Seen You Before? Part One

To continue our IT Crowd week, in the build up to the launch of the fourth series on June 25th, we at TVO thought we could be of assistance to those viewers who just can’t quite put a name to a face. The series has had its fair share of cameos, especially during its first season, and a number [...]

June 19, 2010 // 3 Comments