Harry Peacock

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

TVO Artists Aplenty In New BBC Comedy Series

Filming has started on a new BBC comedy series, The Kennedys, which features a whole host of TVO-connected folk amongst its cast. The six-part series is set in the 1970s and is based on the memoirs of actress, writer and TV presenter Emma Kennedy. Emma’s parents Brenda and Tony will be [...]

March 10, 2015 // 1 Comment

The British Comedy Awards – Tonight!

Tonight sees the 2014 British Comedy Awards take place in Wembley, with broadcast taking place on Channel 4 tomorrow evening – and as ever, there’s a huge chunk of TVO nominees. As we’ve mentioned previously, Matt Berry is up for a bevvy of awards – with a whopping six [...]

December 16, 2014 // 1 Comment

Toast On Your Wall

Fans of Matt Berry‘s Toast of London can now express their love of the show on their vertical household surfaces. Graphic designer, Mick, of Smart Giant Media, has created a series of bold designs featuring key characters from the show. There are 4 designs in total featuring: Steven Toast, [...]

November 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #6

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 below. TELLY VELVETS CONTINUE We’re knee deep into the current series of several TVO related shows at present, [...]

November 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Rose D’Or Awards Nominations

The nominees for the television, online and radio 2014 Rose d’Or were announced this week, and there are two TVO shows in the shortlist for Best Sitcom! Toast of London (featuring Matt Berry) and Yonderland (from the Horrible Histories Team) are two of just three nominees in the Best Sitcom [...]

June 22, 2014 // 1 Comment

Another Round Of Toast

Matt Berry‘s new sitcom Toast Of London is to return for a second series. The show, which Berry co-writes with Father Ted legend Arthur Mathews features Matt as a successful television and stage actor who also happens to be a blustering buffoon. Directed by Snuffbox veteran Michael [...]

December 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

Matt Gets Toasted

This weekend sees the launch of Toast Of London – the new sitcom from Matt Berry – and our international readership will be pleased to know, it’s also available for dvd pre-order. Ahead of transmission, we felt it prudent to fill in a few details about the show, which [...]

October 18, 2013 // 1 Comment

More Toast Please

Matt Berry is back as Toast of London on Sunday at 10.40pm on Channel 4 – straight after Was It Something I Said with Richard Ayoade. As regular readers know, the pilot of Toast of London was shown last year as part of Channel 4′s Funny Fortnight. Matt stars as Stephen Toast, an eccentric [...]

October 16, 2013 // 0 Comments