Joey Page

Intergalactic Sausage Heading This Way

The trailer for a new web series created by and starring John Hopkins and Joey Page has just hit the digital airwaves. Intergalactic Sausage is a sci-fi sitcom set in a burger van in a Lichfield bus station in the not too distant future, after an apocalypse that no-one has really noticed. Humans [...]

August 14, 2016 // 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: #35

See what’s so hot right now THIS WEEK below… GET HOFFED Hoff The Record, Thursday, 9pm, Dave This week sees the launch of two new comedy shows on Dave, both with TVO connections.  The first of these is Hoff The Record – a semi-improvised mockumentary based on the surreal life of [...]

June 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #28

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… A SEANCE WITH LOWE & LLOYD FOR INSIDE NO. 9 The superlative creativity of Reece [...]

April 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #26

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… TRAILAAAAAAAAH! Late last week, TVO recieved the first teaser trailer for Aaaaaaaah! – the [...]

April 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Journey Of The Man Child

With Noel Fielding’s Australian and New Zealand live dates due to start soon, here on the other side of the world, Noel’s recent live shows have been frozen in time in the photographs which currently line the walls of  Gallery Maison Bertaux. All Work And No Play, featuring the [...]

April 5, 2015 // 1 Comment

So Hot Right Now #24

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… NEW TO TV AND RADIO THIS WEEK It’s yet another packed week for top notch television and radio [...]

March 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Joey Page & Toyah On 6 Music’s Roundtable

We love to see an unexpected mash-up of TVO-connected folk – and yesterday saw one such combo: comedian Joey Page and iconic actress/singer, Toyah Willcox! We’ve been showcasing Joey’s comedic output on these pages for some time, but if you’re wondering what links Toyah [...]

March 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Ooh Arrr! John Hopkins Tells Us About The Muckers

Forget comedy TV shows for grown ups – because kids’ TV is where it’s at now. Hot on the heels of the multi-award winning Horrible Histories and the awesome Pythonesque Yonderland, comes CBBC’s The Muckers. The show, about a family of teenagers who live on a farm in [...]

December 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Fringe Is Upon Us!

This Friday sees the launch of the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and as always, a number of TVO regulars are joining the thousands of shows on offer throughout August. With new shows from the likes of Dan Clark, Rachel Stubbings, Kim Noble, Paul Foot, Joey Page, Sarah Kendall and Tony Law [...]

July 31, 2014 // 1 Comment

Luxury Archives

As we excitedly skip towards the official launch of the new series of Luxury Comedy, we’ve come over all nostalgic at TVO and  we thought it might be nice to have a look back at some of the exclusive interviews, reviews and content that we created for your delectation for series 1. Here [...]

July 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

TVOers On Tour

With the Edinburgh Festival looming, the time has come for preview season to hit the land, and a number of TVO regulars – some of which are usually confined to the London area – are out and about and possibly in your area! First up, Dan Clark will be previewing his Edinburgh show Me, [...]

July 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Edinburgh Fringe Approaches

For three weeks every year thousands of shows from the worlds of comedy, theatre and anything else you can think of descend on Edinburgh for the largest arts festival in the world. The full programme for the Edinburgh Fringe 2014 has now been launched and of course there are many TVO regulars [...]

June 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Wee Paper People

Regular readers of TVO might remember Paper People – cut out and keep paper models of your favourite TVO folk. We’ve just revisited the site and there are many, many more characters for you to cut out and keep. How many do you recognise from the pictures below? If you can’t wait [...]

June 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Page-in(g) Soho

Joey Page is to perform a one-off gig at The Soho Theatre next week. As we previously mentioned back in March, the surreal stand-up and one-time burnt sausage has been awfully quiet of late, but he’s back with a bang, promising an hour of abstract comedy, where he will, he claims: [...]

May 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

Leicester Comedy Festival Countdown!

With just three days to go before the event kicks off, we thought we’d bring you the lowdown on the many TVO names that can be caught at Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival this month. Having been oddly quiet of late, Colin Hoult is bringing two shows to the festival. First up is a work in [...]

February 3, 2014 // 1 Comment

Mighty Fine: Boosh At The Soho Theatre

If you’re a regular reader of The Velvet Onion it won’t have passed you by that The Mighty Boosh performed two warm up shows at the Soho Theatre this week. We were lucky enough to be there to witness the epicness. Here’s Velveteer Mog’s non-spoilery report: A long time ago I [...]

October 2, 2013 // 10 Comments

Boosh Warm Up Line Up Announced

As you’ll know if you’re a regular peeler of this here website, earlier this week we broke the news that The Mighty Boosh are performing two warm-up shows at the Soho Theatre. We can now confirm who the comedians are who will be performing before the Boosh Band take to the stage. The [...]

September 20, 2013 // 0 Comments

Onion Fringes: Part 5 – Joey Page

The Edinburgh Fringe is almost upon us, with a host of TVO favourites set to descend upon the city between 2nd and 26th August.  In the build up, we’re bringing you a great show to go and see every weekday – from our regulars to shows beyond the usual confines of Onion Land. Our showcase on [...]

July 8, 2013 // 1 Comment

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