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Watch Peacock Season for free!

Peacock Season – FMW Films debut feature featuring a bevy of comedic talent – is ten years old this year, and to celebrate, you can now watch it for free below. The film was written and produced by Alan Freestone, Fergus March and TVO’s very own James Wren, and was made on a [...]

July 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Gemma Whelan Helps Out in the Comedy Classroom

The BBC are encouraging high school students to try their hand at comedy writing, and TVO favourite Gemma Whelan has been offering advice. Are you a teacher wanting to bring some comedy into the classroom? Or a budding young comedian who’s keen to get some recognition? Comedy Classroom is a [...]

June 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Fabulously Funny Goings On In Wales

The fifth Machynlleth Comedy Festival takes place at the end of this month and, once again, it boasts the kind of line-up that’s good enough to make you weep tears of joy. The festival takes place in a handful of charming and intimate venues around Machynlleth in Wales between Friday 29th [...]

April 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Royal Comedy

Aisling Bea and Lou Sanders are part of a fantastic line-up at a fundraising night of stand-up for a great cause in April. Set up in 1993 by Keith Hunt MBE, Fund 270 provides massage therapy to all referred patients at the Royal Free Hospital, and money raised from Royal Comedy will be used to [...]

February 22, 2015 // 1 Comment

Peacock Season: Edinburgh From the Comfort Of Your Sofa

A wee while ago we mentioned that Peacock Season, the movie by and featuring James Wren, alongside a bevy of TVO-related comedians, would soon be available to view via Distrify, a site which allows you to buy films via social media. Well now it’s on there! The film follows the story [...]

July 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Noel & Kevin Join Alan: As Yet Untitled

NoelFielding and Kevin Eldon will be two of the guests on Alan Davies’ new show for Dave, which starts this Monday, June 16th. Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled sees Davies shooting the breeze with four other comedians round a table. The show attempts to recreate the relaxed atmosphere found [...]

June 6, 2014 // 1 Comment

Get It Seen

No, that title isn’t just an instruction from us… it’s also the name of a new underground film festival taking place at legendary venue The Hen & Chickens Theatre in Islington this month. The venue, which has been a spiritual home for TVO regulars for almost two decades [...]

April 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Alternative Comedy Experience On DVD Now!

Series One of The Alternative Comedy Experience – featuring a smattering of TVO regulars and wider universe friends – is now available on dvd. The twelve part series, which aired on Comedy Central earlier this year, was curated by stand-up legend Stewart Lee, who is currently wowing [...]

November 18, 2013 // 1 Comment

Alternative Comedy Rides Again

Comedy Central has confirmed a second series of The Alternative Comedy Experience, the stand-up based comedy show curated by Stewart Lee. The Alternative Comedy Experience showcases comedians who tend to be overlooked by mainstream media. The series is overseen by Stewart Lee, who doesn’t [...]

May 8, 2013 // 1 Comment

Going LOCO Down In Southbank

Last weekend, TVO sent our very own Paulyne to the LOCO Film Festival.  This is her exclusive report. Until last Saturday, the most oestrogen filled room I had entered was the changing rooms in my early teens after P.E. Saturday, however, at the LOCO Film festival was an evening where I found [...]

February 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

People Place

The Velvet Onion has received some exclusive info about an exciting new project from Alice Lowe. People Place is a non-broadcast pilot written and directed by Alice, who also plays lots of characters throughout.  Set in a community centre, the show features TVO favourites Hot Brew – with [...]

March 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

Fringe 2011: The Ones To Peel

August 3rd sees the launch of the 2011 Edinburgh Festival, and with a smattering of TVO faces in amongst the hundreds of comedic faces who have descended upon the Scottish city for the next few weeks, we decided it was as good a time as any to remind you of exactly who’s going to be where. [...]

August 2, 2011 // 3 Comments

Heading To Edinburgh

The full line-up for The Edinburgh Festival 2011 has been announced, and amongst the hundreds of shows on offer are a handful of TVO big-guns. Rich Fulcher, Colin Hoult and Paul Foot have full-length runs for the duration of the Festival, whilst Dan Clark will be making a special appearance for [...]

June 9, 2011 // 5 Comments

The New Adventures Episode II

Colin Hoult‘s New Adventures continue with the second of his club nights next month. Episode II is subtitled The Death Cult Of Death, and promises Colin’s unique brand of comedic madness, plus stories, surprises and music courtesy of the house orchestra. Accompanied by regular guests [...]

March 21, 2011 // 1 Comment

The New Adventures Of Colin Hoult

Back in January we mentioned that Colin Hoult would be putting on a regular monthly themed night, New Adventures, at the Leicester Square Theatre in London; well now we can tell you what the first show holds! The first show takes place on Thursday 10th March at 8pm and promises a night of comedy, [...]

March 3, 2011 // 2 Comments