Jacqueline Wright

TVO Terrors in Manchester this month

Mancunians are in for a real treat this month: as Prevenge and The Ghoul are set for preview screenings at HOME. For the uninitiated (warning: you may be on the wrong website) – Prevenge is written by, directed by and stars Alice Lowe alongside Kate Dickie, Mike Wozniak and fellow TVO [...]

October 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Velvet Onion Is Five Again

The Velvet Onion is proud to bring you an updated version of our TVO IS FIVE video for your perusal, featuring a cavalcade of comedy legends wishing us a very happy birthday. Some of you may remember at the end of January, The Velvet Onion marked its official fifth anniversary with a string of [...]

March 15, 2015 // 0 Comments


Actress and post-punk legend Toyah Willcox has been confirmed to star in Steve Oram‘s directorial debut, Aaaaaaaah! We first told you about the film a few weeks ago, after hearing it discussed in hushed tones for some time, but the news of Toyah’s casting came to us twice over [...]

January 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

Be Comically Challenged By Two TVO Folk

Two TVO faces will be appearing tomorrow at LOCO’s series of talks about challenging comedy. Barunka O’Shaughnessy and Jacqueline Wright are two of the speakers at the event which is taking place at Hackney Attic, Hackney Picturehouse in London. Co-hotsed by LOCO and Underwire Film [...]

November 23, 2013 // 0 Comments


It’s been some time since we heard from Jacqueline Wright – the director of Lifespam and one half of Jackal Films – but now TVO is proud to present her latest work, in the form of short film Mute.  The piece is based upon the short story by legendary horror writer Stephen King [...]

September 15, 2013 // 0 Comments

Alice’s Mini Masterclass

The lovely and talented Alice Lowe appears in a short BAFTA Masterclass to share what she and Jacqueline Wright learned from their year-long one-short-a-month project they embarked on in 2010. During the Mini Masterclass which was recorded at BAFTA 195 Piccadilly on 5 January 2013, Alice talks [...]

March 15, 2013 // 0 Comments

Spring Back In Time: A Look Back At April-June 2011

So far our review of 2011 has covered January to March. Today we bring you the sequel: April to June. Aaaah, Springtime…the time of fresh starts and new beginnings! And it turned out to be a very busy time in the Booshniverse too! April April started with the news of Chris O’Dowd’s [...]

January 2, 2012 // 2 Comments

Alice’s WunderFilms

Tonight on Radio 4, Alice Lowe invites you all to visit Alice’s Wunderland. In light of this, Velveteer Mog elected to take a quick look back at the work of Alice & Jacqueline Wright’s Jackal Films throughout their 2010 Calendar Project.  Below is her personal review. In 2010 [...]

April 21, 2011 // 2 Comments

Learn From The Best At The LCWF!

The London Comedy Writer’s Festival has announced the full schedule for the event next weekend, and at last we can confirm what involvement TVO’s favourites will have! The main draw if you want to learn from our regulars will be Sunday’s schedule, which features a session with [...]

April 4, 2011 // 2 Comments

The London Comedy Writers Festival: TVO Ticket Offer!

Last week we told you about the forthcoming London Comedy Writers Festival 2011 – which will play host to a bevy of immense talents including several TVO favourites. The Festival takes place between April 8th & 10th at Regents College – and will gather some of the biggest names in [...]

March 15, 2011 // 3 Comments

This Christmastime

An all-star cast has assembled to provide the final Jackal Film of 2010. Mooted to be a long-lost Christmas single from 1983, the short, directed as ever by Jacqueline Wright, sees the return of Alice Lowe‘s Toyah-parody Val Hallah, alongside Waen Shepherd‘s very own Gary Le Strange. [...]

December 30, 2010 // 5 Comments


A brand new Jackal Film has appeared online, and its more than worth the wait. Featuring Alice Lowe and fellow Ealing Live allumni Richard Glover, it sees the team of Alice & Jacqueline Wright branch out into animation, with ridiculously silly results.  It’s an existential look into [...]

December 2, 2010 // 0 Comments

See The Jackal

Two new opportunities to attend public screenings of the Jackal Films project have been announced. The first takes place on Saturday, November 20th at the UnderWire Festival between 5pm & 8pm. The event, which is in aid of Amnesty International, is at The Human Rights Action Centre at New Inn [...]

November 9, 2010 // 0 Comments


The latest Jackal Film from Alice Lowe and Jacqueline Wright is now online. No month is complete without a short from the duo, and their latest, Brethren, is a Halloween special co-starring Sharon Horgan [Pulling, Monkey Dust and the voice of Lifespam!] and Steven Evans [Nighty Night, Hyperdrive [...]

October 31, 2010 // 3 Comments

My Old Baby

The latest Jackal Film from Alice Lowe and Jacqueline Wright is now online. Normally, at this point, we’d give you a bit of analysis – but today we need to say just five words: New Lifespam featuring Rich Fulcher. Also featuring the wonderful Sarah Kendall of Beehive fame, and the voice [...]

September 30, 2010 // 3 Comments

Man Was Built But From Clay

Details of the latest Jackal Film are being made public at last – and there are two surprise special guests in the latest work from Alice Lowe & Jacqueline Wright. First up is the arrival of stand-up comic and actress Sarah Kendall.  The Australian funny lady previously appeared with [...]

September 19, 2010 // 4 Comments

Onion On Site: Jackal Films Q&A

Last week, the creators of Jackal Films, Alice Lowe and Jacqueline Wright, opened the first night of the Film Directing For Women festival at The Lost Theatre, Stockwell. Members of The Velvet Onion crew were on hand to witness the screening of several Jackal classics and a Q&A with the dynamic [...]

September 13, 2010 // 3 Comments


The latest Jackal Film has been released online and features a very special guest star in the shape of Look Around You and Timewaster Diaries legend Robert Popper. Entitled Celeberama!, its a deliberately lo-key affair purporting to be the home-made ‘web-show’ of two hapless creations, [...]

August 31, 2010 // 1 Comment

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