Gareth Tunley

More Perfect Movies

The next Richard Sandling’s Perfect Movie show is on 1st August and has an impressive line-up of guests, including five who feature regularly on our pages! As well as Richard Sandling himself, the guests include Colin Hoult, Gareth Tunley, James Bachman, Steve Oram, Nathaniel Metcalfe, Jamie [...]

July 1, 2012 // 0 Comments

Fulcher & Co. On Three

On Monday, BBC Three is to launch seven new comedies on its website, and one of them is featuring Rich Fulcher loud and centre stage. For the Win is described as a surreal sketch show which features a human python, the resurgence of bum bags and a talking third nipple called Reg. If you’re [...]

June 29, 2012 // 1 Comment

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

TVO Live! The Aftermath of a Vandella Velveting…

You knew it was coming – but Thursday May 31st saw The Velvet Onion put on our very first live night, at the incredible new Shepherd’s Bush venue, The Vandella. With a smattering of stars in the audience, and a VIP lounge so filled with comedy legends several people’s heads may [...]

June 2, 2012 // 10 Comments

TVO Live: Fresh Layers

The Velvet Onion is proud to announce two more names attending The Velvet Onion Live on May 31st at The Vandella, Shepherd’s Bush. Joining our star-packed line-up are two of the stars of Luxury Comedy – the incredible Dolly Wells and the inimitable Mike Fielding! Dolly, of course, [...]

April 30, 2012 // 1 Comment

Peeder’s Blues

A brand new instalment of Peeder Jigson’s The Hobbit video diaries is now online, in which the director gets his first look at the special effects sound-stage designed for the film. Peeder, who appears to be in cohorts with James Bachman, doesn’t seem best pleased in this edition, [...]

April 13, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Velvet Onion Live! – EXTRA Layers!

The Velvet Onion is pleased to be able to announce several more acts for our debut live night on Thursday May 31st at The Vandella. The Velvet Onion Live! takes place on Thursday, May 31st 2012. Tickets are on sale NOW via Ticketweb, priced just £15. Please remember the venue is a licensed bar [...]

April 9, 2012 // 3 Comments

The Velvet Onion Live! – Tickets On Sale NOW!

Tickets are now on sale for our first ever live show! We are honoured to be able to confirm a star-studded bill set to take place at THE VANDELLA in Shepherd’s Bush on Thursday, 31st May 2012. Together with James Wren & Bob Pipe, we’re putting on quite a show – with a number [...]

April 5, 2012 // 4 Comments

The Velvet Onion Live!

The Velvet Onion is going live! Hands up – who thought our news about a TVO gig was a great big April Fool?  We just couldn’t help but tease with this one, but for the last few months we have been quietly preparing for our biggest challenge yet: Putting on our very own live show! We [...]

April 2, 2012 // 8 Comments

The Booshdom Empire

Last night Empire Magazine welcomed stars of all shapes, sizes & species onto their red carpet for the 2012 Empire Awards! As with most award ceremonies, we’re always able to pick out the odd Booshdom mentions and last night was no exception. Kill List (which contains the appearance of [...]

March 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

Tony & Ridley Talk Film & Paint

There’s a new YouTube video of film directors Tony and Ridley Scott as you’ve never seen them before! What’s interesting about this from our point of view, is that the pair bear a striking resemblance to Gareth Tunley and Alex Kirk. Watch the video and judge for yourself as the [...]

February 29, 2012 // 0 Comments

Rufus Jones Takes To The Air

Fans of CBBC’s Pixelface may have spotted another TVO artist on today’s show: Rufus Jones guested as “The Pilot”! If you haven’t caught the show yet (and therefore have no idea what we’re talking about), Pixelface is a sitcom spin-off from the sketch [...]

February 28, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Forgery Club Is 2!

The Forgery Club is celebrating it’s 2nd birthday this February and how else to celebrate than with a night out in Londontown with some oh-too familiar names. Compered by Rachel Stubbings of Jackal Films fame and Luke Mcqueen – the night will also be welcoming the presence of TVO faces [...]

January 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

CBooshies Return

CBBC’s I’m Sorry I’ve got No Head spin-off – Pixelface, starring David Armand, Gareth Tunley and Anna Crilly, started a new series today, with special guest star TVO favourite Colin Hoult! If you missed out, it’s on BBC iPlayer, and the second episode is next [...]

January 3, 2012 // 1 Comment

Kill List On Disc!

Ben Wheatley’s thriller Kill List, starring Michael Smiley, is released on dvd and blu-ray today. We first told you about the film just ahead of it’s theatrical release in the late Summer, after a string of rave reviews from just about every major publication that bothers to review [...]

December 26, 2011 // 0 Comments

Special Forces

Gareth Tunley has directed an Action Movie sketch starring David Armand and Will Andrews, featuring Tony Way. The music is provided by Waen Shepherd. The lads are on a mission but after some misunderstandings, mime has to be deployed! To say any more would spoil the fun, so just watch and [...]

November 19, 2011 // 1 Comment

Big Up The BIFA Nominations!

The nominations for the 14th annual British Independent Film Awards have been announced, and  several TVO-connected productions and artists have been included! First up is Submarine, Richard Ayoade‘s critically-acclaimed coming-of-age movie, which has garnered nominations for Ayoade in the [...]

October 31, 2011 // 0 Comments

Comedy 3000 Line-Up Revealed

More details have emerged about Dave McNeill’s special comedy night at the Leicester Square Theatre, Comedy Night 3000, later this month. Joining the Zimbani star on October 27th will be a number of faces familiar to The Velvet Onion.  First up, is fellow Zimbani star, and firm TVO [...]

October 9, 2011 // 0 Comments

Death To The Forgery Club

The final Forgery Club is set to take place at The Albany later this month. The semi regular club night has played host to a number of TVO favourites since its inception in February last year (not long after our own launch!), including a memorable takeover from Hot Brew with help from Steve Oram, [...]

October 8, 2011 // 1 Comment

Forgery Club At The Movies

A bevvy of TVO faces are to appear at a very special Forgery Club event in London later this month. Entitled Forgery Club At The Movies, the latest concoction from the mighty Bob Pipe and the team promises  jam-packed night of movie related sketches, characters and fun, featuring some of the [...]

September 5, 2011 // 0 Comments