Game of Thrones

Hunderbafta… With Alan Partridge.

No, it’s not the title of another useless television pitch by yer man Alan, but the news that TVO’s top hitters are up for yet more gongs – this time at the BAFTA Television Awards. The seemingly never ending cycle of BAFTA award ceremonies is no bad thing when the likes [...]

April 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

Catch Up With Onion Land

The last remnants of your Easter Eggs are starting to look like wicked reminders of pure liquid gluttony.  Spring is officially here, though some parts of the country seem to have swapped sunshine for snow.  As you stop to take a breath, you realise this seemingly barren period in Onion Land is [...]

April 4, 2013 // 1 Comment

Kaye’s Collective Works

The ever in-demand Paul Kaye will be bringing a selection of his paintings to London’s West Bank Gallery later this month, and the highly versatile star has a number of other intriguing projects in development. TVO readers may know of Paul from his appearances [...]

March 31, 2013 // 2 Comments

Paul Joins The Game

As we mentioned back in July, the new, third series of Game of Thrones will feature Paul Kaye as red priest turned fire wielding warrior Thoros Of Myr. The series begins next week (1st April) on Sky Atlantic, just one day after it airs in America. Series three has more newcomers including Dame [...]

March 27, 2013 // 3 Comments

Snuff Dredd

There are many strange tales to be found in the depths of The Velvet Onion.  Oddball news stories we can’t quite believe happened.  As such, the news that brand new 2000-AD blockbuster Dredd contains the theme from Snuff Box, is bound to join that roster. We haven’t yet seen the [...]

September 8, 2012 // 6 Comments

Kaye joins the Game… Of Thrones

New cast members for the third season of Game Of Thrones were announced at the San Diego Comic Con last weekend – and these included none other than Paul Kaye! The comic legend, already boasting an impressive dramatic acting cv, has recently been wowing the crowds in Tim Minchin’s [...]

July 18, 2012 // 2 Comments

Game Of Thrones III

Game of Thrones, the medieval fantasy TV show produced by HBO, and featuring Tony Way as Dontos, has been commissioned for a third series. The confirmation of a third series comes when the second series is only a few episodes in, but is hardly surprising given the success of the show amongst both [...]

April 15, 2012 // 1 Comment

Way Of Thrones

We’re less than a week away from the première of Game Of Thrones season two – and the smash hit fantasy series has a sprinkling of onion thanks to Tony Way. Way stars as drunken knight Dontos Hollard in the ten-part series, which has been a huge success worldwide since it first [...]

March 26, 2012 // 3 Comments