Kevin Eldon

Second Series for Damned

Channel 4 has announced that Damned will return for a second series. The first series of Jo Brand’s social workers comedy aired in autumn 2016 and the cast included Kevin Eldon, Alan Davies and Isy Suttie alongside Brand herself. TVO regulars Diane Morgan and Aisling Bea also popped up [...]

February 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Preview: Crackanory Series 4

The latest series of Crackanory is looming and this latest set of episodes features a whole host of TVO regulars. While Episode 1 is available to preview on UKTV Play now, Becca Moody took a sneak peek at the whole of series 4 ahead of broadcast on Dave from January 30th. Here are her [...]

January 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Eldon In The Halcyon

Kevin Eldon took us all surprise when we spotted this face in ITV’s new period drama, The Halcyon. The eight part series focuses on the working of The Halcyon, a five-star hotel in the heart of war-torn London, where the rich, famous and debauched flock to forget their troubles during the [...]

January 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Morgan joins Eldon in Funny Cow

More cast members have been announced for new comedy-drama film Funny Cow. We previously reported that Kevin Eldon, Maxine Peake, Stephen Graham and Tony Pitts (who also wrote the script) would be among the film’s cast. They have now been joined by TVO regulars Diane Morgan and Vic [...]

January 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Crackanory Returns

Crackanory is set to return for a fourth series on Dave in January with lots of TVO names attached. Here’s what we can expect from the eight new episodes… A Close Shave Monday 30th January at 10pm Written by Tony Way, narrated by Dara O’Briain. Set in ancient Rome, [...]

December 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Spooky Onions: TVO Favourites at Halloween

Ghosts and ghouls are on the prowl this weekend, as Halloween approaches on Monday evening, and everyone gets to play ‘Count The Harley Quinn Costumes’ in their nightclub of choice. Yes, it’s time for some grisly fancy dress, far too many sweets, and some kick-arse horror movies [...]

October 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Roar With Laughter

Aisling Bea and Kevin Eldon are appearing at Roar With Laughter 2016. In addition to Aisling and Kevin, the lineup also includes Dara O’Briain, Seann Walsh and Alan Davies. The gig has been organised by the Zoological Society of London, with funds raised from the evening going towards the [...]

October 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Return of the Smeg-Heads

You’d have to be living under a rock to be unaware of the return of Red Dwarf to our screens, with Episode One of the show’s eleventh series set to air on Dave this week. The long-running sci-fi show, which ran for eight series on BBC Two between 1988 and 1998, before being revived by [...]

September 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Time Travelling Jazz Comedy for ITV2

What a cracking combination of words, eh? We are delighted to report that ITV2 has commissioned a new time travelling jazz sitcom which has been touched by a few TVO-friendly folk. Timewasters is a brand new comedy from Daniel Lawrence Taylor about a struggling four-piece South London jazz [...]

August 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

Eldon Joins Funny Cow

Kevin Eldon has just been announced as part of the cast of Funny Cow, a new comedy-drama feature film. The 1970s-set film follows the story of a working class comedienne (played by Maxine Peake). After struggling to free herself from an abusive home life, Peake’s character (the [...]

July 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

Eldon and Bea To Be Damned On Channel 4

Channel 4 has commissioned a full series of dark comedy Damned, with a cast including Kevin Eldon and Aisling Bea. Nearly two years since the show aired as a one-off special for Sky Arts’ Playhouse Presents, it has been announced that a six-part series will now be made for Channel 4. [...]

May 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

Eldon Returns For Missing Hancocks

A third series of The Missing Hancocks has been confirmed, and Kevin Eldon will again be part of the cast. The Radio 4 show recreates lost episodes of the classic radio show, which originally featured Tony Hancock, but with a modern cast mimicking how they would have originally sounded. [...]

May 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Preview: Hoff the Record Series 2

Next week sees the return of Hoff the Record – Dave’s mockumentary sitcom hybrid starring Knight Rider legend David Hasselhoff alongside TVO regular Fergus Craig. With a top notch regular cast and a number of TVO related guest stars across the run once more, is series two worth the [...]

April 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

Get Loco

A series of short films from this week’s LOCO London Comedy Festival are currently available to view on their website. The festival, which screened a wide range of comic films, short and long, has put a large batch of the former up for public viewing on their website, and a smattering of [...]

April 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Victoria Wood CBE – 1953-2016

The Velvet Onion would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Victoria Wood CBE, who passed away today. Hailing from the Prestwich area of Bury in the North West of England, Victoria Wood started her career appearing on tv talent show New Faces in 1974, and became a [...]

April 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

(Grey)Joy! Game of Thrones season six just one week away!

Ten more episodes of fantasy epic Game of Thrones are just around the corner, and fans are quite rightly going into a frenzy over the forthcoming sixth season. What many may not realise is that TVO has ties to the series across previous seasons, and at least one is set to continue in the new [...]

April 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

Special TVO Offer To See Kevin Eldon

Following his appearance in November’s show, Kevin Eldon will once again be one of the acts at Simon Munnery’s Fylm School – which is now returning to Soho Theatre for a monthly residency. Isy Suttie will be joining Kevin and Munnery downstairs at the theatre on January 11th as they [...]

December 12, 2015 // 0 Comments