Julia Davis

The Bird Online

We mentioned way back last year, that the team behind a short film starring Julia Davis were asking for donations to help them finish the film. We’re pleased to say that the film is now finished and available to view on YouTube (see below). The Bird stars Julia with Alastair Roberts as her [...]

June 2, 2014 // 2 Comments

New Julia Davis & Dan Clark Project

Following hot on the heels of the award-winning Hunderby, Julia Davis has been working on a new pilot for Channel 4. Morning Has Broken follows the story of Gail Sinclair, the star of daily television programme, Good Morning… with Gail Sinclair. After eight years of high ratings and [...]

April 18, 2014 // 3 Comments

Psychobitches Returns

Filming has started on a second series of Sky’s Psychobitches, the sketch show which has starred a few TVO artists from the fairer sex, including Rebecca Front, Katy Brand, Julia Davis and Sharon Horgan. The show puts history’s most iconic women into the psychiatrist’s chair to have [...]

April 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Blue Jam Again With 4 Extra

Those of us of a certain age hold will always have a special place in our hearts for Chris Morris‘s game-changing radio series Blue Jam, which first aired on BBC Radio 1 between 1997 and 1999. And the first five episodes of the series are now being repeated on Radio 4 Extra! The series [...]

March 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Julia No. 9

The sublime Inside No. 9 continues apace on BBC Two each Wednesday evening, and next week’s edition features the long awaited guest appearance of Julia Davis. The latest concoction from the delightful duo of Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton, formerly of The League Of [...]

February 28, 2014 // 1 Comment

Trailer Time For Brian Pern & Inside No. 9

The BBC have released trailers for two of their forthcoming comedy shows with strong TVO connections. The Life Of Rock With Brian Pern – written, directed and produced by Rhys Thomas – airs from Monday 10th February at 10pm on BBC Four, and features Simon Day as the titular rock [...]

January 30, 2014 // 1 Comment

Chat Show Roulette Spins Again

Tickets are now available for the latest iteration of Chat Show Roulette, which records next month. The improvised chat show features Justin Edwards as the host, and a string of guest performers who don’t know who they will be playing until literally seconds before they appear – [...]

January 30, 2014 // 3 Comments

Bad Sugar Decayed

The proposed six-part series Bad Sugar has become a victim of success, having been cancelled by Channel 4. The show was to follow the original pilot episode last year – a twisted spoof of telenovellas written by Sam Bain & Jesse Armstrong (Peep Show, Four Lions and Fresh Meat), and [...]

July 22, 2013 // 1 Comment

Psychobitches Starts Thursday

A while back we mentioned that a full series of the superb Psychobitches would start airing in May 2013. Well hold onto your hairdo, because the first episode airs on May 30th! Psychobitches reads like a who’s who of female TVO artists, featuring the likes of Katy Brand, Sharon Horgan and [...]

May 20, 2013 // 3 Comments

Hunderbafta… With Alan Partridge.

No, it’s not the title of another useless television pitch by yer man Alan, but the news that TVO’s top hitters are up for yet more gongs – this time at the BAFTA Television Awards. The seemingly never ending cycle of BAFTA award ceremonies is no bad thing when the likes [...]

April 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

Catch Up With Onion Land

The last remnants of your Easter Eggs are starting to look like wicked reminders of pure liquid gluttony.  Spring is officially here, though some parts of the country seem to have swapped sunshine for snow.  As you stop to take a breath, you realise this seemingly barren period in Onion Land is [...]

April 4, 2013 // 1 Comment

Getting Ready For Kevin

We’re not alone in our eager anticipation of Kevin Eldon‘s new TV show, which starts on Sunday; a palpable wave of excitement has been building this week within the wider media about It’s Kevin. Now BBC2 has released two short preview clips of the show – which we’ve [...]

March 14, 2013 // 0 Comments

It’s Kevin

The day has come at long last, Kevin Eldon has his own tv show – and it starts next weekend! One of the greatest comic minds of all time, the man affectionately known as The Actor Kevin Eldon has been content to stand in the sidelines for decades, stealing almost every scene he’s ever [...]

March 10, 2013 // 2 Comments

Kevin Eldon Will See You Again

Kevin Eldon’s BBC radio 4 series, Kevin Eldon Will See You Now, is now available as a download from Amazon. The 4 part series was broadcast in August and includes a robot king, a ’50s spaceman, a  fruit bowl and the Hallelujah Chorus. Guests are, among others,  a stupid man and a [...]

January 13, 2013 // 0 Comments

Psychobitches Returns

One-off sketch show Pyschobitches will return for a full series in 2013. The Sky Arts show features The Day Today legend Rebecca Front as The Therapist – who interviews history’s most famous women about their obsessions and psychoses.  The pilot episode featured Catherine Tate, [...]

December 18, 2012 // 2 Comments

Tough Crowd

Tough Crowd, the latest photo exhibition by Dave Brown, opens today at The Strand Gallery in central London. A collection of portraits capturing the very essence of the lonely, fragile comedian, the exhibition is in aid of the brilliant Afrikids and features a whole host of famous names [...]

December 5, 2012 // 1 Comment

Uncle Wormsley’s Christmas

Way back a long time ago we told you there was a special Christmas treat in store. Well now we have more details of Uncle Wormsley’s Christmas, which will be broadcast over the festive season on Sky Atlantic. The new children’s animation stars Julian Barratt as Uncle Wormsley, Julia [...]

December 4, 2012 // 0 Comments

TVO Stars Up For British Comedy Awards!

The nominations for the 2012 British Comedy Awards have been announced, and a number of TVO flavoured productions are, quite rightly, in the running. Amazingly, all four shows up for Best New Comedy Programme can be traced back to these very pages, starting with the [...]

December 3, 2012 // 0 Comments