Jim Howick

Rich On The Radio

Rich Fulcher is the latest guest on Fubar Radio’s Screen talk with Dan Clark, the podcast which features Dan talking about the world of TV and film. Each week his guest discusses their work and their love of movies. The show also features a segment called Guilty Pleasure where each guest [...]

September 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

Yonderland’s Back With A Bang

Yonderland, the surreal, silly (always in a good way) puppet-based show from the brilliant Horrible Histories/Bill team, will be returning to our screens for a third series – and the new series will be heralded with a preview screening, cast Q&A and ‘Funday workshop’. In [...]

August 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Fubar with Dan

The latest edition of Dan Clark‘s show Screen Talk on Fubar Radio is now available, and features Tony Way, which gives us a good excuse to shout out about the series so far. We all know Dan for his fantastic stand-up comedy, or his appearances in How Not to Live Your Life, The Mighty [...]

June 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Review: Stag

Julie Burrow looks back at Jim Field Smith's horror thriller Stag, starring Jim Howick, Rufus Jones and Reece Shearsmith. [...]

April 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Rave Reviews For Bill

Bill, the new feature film about the lost years of William Shakespeare’s life, from the team who brought us Horrible Histories, has been wowing critics. Inspired by her own visit to the cinema to see the film (which boasts a bevy of TVO faces), Velveteer Mog rounds up the recent Bill [...]

September 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

Bill – Out Tomorrow

Bill – the long awaited film about the lost years of William Shakespeare is finally released tomorrow (September 18th), six months later than originally planned. It is written by Laurence Rickard and Ben Willbond, who star in the film, along with the rest of the cast of BBC’s [...]

September 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

Return To Yonderland

This week sees the long awaited return of Yonderland to television, as the family-friendly comic fantasy series starts its second run on Sky1. For the uninitiated, Yonderland focuses on thirty-something stay-at-home suburban mum, Debbie Maddox (Martha Howe-Douglas), who is whisked off to the [...]

July 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now: #37

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 THIS WEEK below… MORE HUMAN THAN HUMAN Humans, Sunday, 9:00pm, Channel 4 [UK] Sunday, 9:00pm (8:00pm Central), AMC [...]

June 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now: #34

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 THIS WEEK below… FAREWELL TO SUCCESSVILLE Murder in Successville, Wednesday, 10:00pm, BBC Three It’s been a fun [...]

June 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #32

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 THIS WEEK below… HERE COMES THE SUN TRAP Wednesday, 10:45pm, BBC ONE This week sees the launch of Sun Trap, the new BBC [...]

May 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Stag: New Dark Comedy for BBC2

A new dark comedy thriller commissioned by BBC Two started filming earlier this week on location in Scotland – and the cast features a couple of TVO faces! Stag is a three-part series about a rather nasty stag weekend. It follows a meek school teacher and his future brother-in-law, plus [...]

May 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Horrible Histories Returns

Next week sees the return of CBBC smash Horrible Histories – and the revamped show has some impressive casting coups up its sleeve. The fifth, and at the time presumed final series of the educational sketch show aired in July 2013, wrapping up the award winning show which had featured a [...]

May 20, 2015 // 2 Comments

So Hot Right Now #25

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 THIS WEEK below… PIECES This week sees the online debut of Jack Weatherley‘s sublime short [...]

April 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #23

Welcome to The Velvet Onion – the central hub for an interconnected range of alternative comedy and more. Click through for the least news, and see what’s so hot right now THIS WEEK below… ON THE TELLY AND RADIO THIS WEEK We won’t lie to you: as weeks go, this one is absolutely huge [...]

March 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #16

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. THE VELVET ONION IS FIVE This week marks our fifth anniversary, and to celebrate, a number of our regulars sent [...]

February 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Inside No. 9 – Cast For New Series Announced

Production has started on the second series of Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith‘s darkly comic Inside No. 9 –  and a whole host of new faces are being welcomed in, including a couple of TVO-connected folk! Alice Lowe, Jim Howick and Paul Kaye will be appearing in the show, [...]

January 17, 2015 // 1 Comment

Horrible Histories: The Next Generation

CBBC’s historical sketch show comedy Horrible Histories is returning for a sixth series with an all new regular cast, as well as big name guest stars. TVO favourites Simon Farnaby and Kevin Eldon are amongst them, with Farnaby returning as cult favourite Death.  Also joining the show [...]

January 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

Horrible Histories Honours WW1 Centenary

Horrible Histories today released a special episode to mark the 100 year anniversary of the start of World War 1. The 40-minute ‘Frightful First World War’ special presents the unique Horrible Histories take on life in the trenches and tries to shed light on the complex reasons for [...]

August 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

Yonderland Returns!

Yonderland, the fantasy comedy series featuring people and puppets (including Simon Farnaby in brilliantly evil form), is to return for a second series. The first series from the makers of Horrible Histories ran in November 2013, generating critical acclaim and strong viewing figures. It [...]

July 3, 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