Late Night Gimp Fight

The 50 Greatest Films in 50 Acts

An original one-off gig will see comedians pay tribute to the 50 greatest films of all time. Last year Gits and Shiggles Comedy asked people to vote for the 50 greatest films of all time. These films will now form the content of The 50 Greatest Films in 50 Acts, with comedians affectionately (and [...]

February 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

Late Night Gimp Fight return to Edinburgh Fringe

The award-winning sketch quintet Late Night Gimp Fight will be making their return to the Edinburgh Fringe with their first new show in four years this summer. Deciding who to cover on The Velvet Onion is usually pretty clear-cut: you’re either a member of the interconnected family of [...]

May 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #33

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… DOLL & EM RETURNS Doll & Em, Wednesday, 10:00pm, SKY ATLANTIC A year after their near-perfect [...]

June 1, 2015 // 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

Onion Fringes – Part 7: Late Night Gimp Fight

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 smattering of recommendations of great shows to go and see throughout July – from our regulars to acts beyond the usual [...]

July 13, 2013 // 0 Comments

ComComedy Is Three!

ComComedy, the online platform for filmed live comedy turns three this month, and to celebrate, they’re putting on their annual birthday party later this month! The website is a firm favourite with TVO, and several of our regulars – including Rich Fulcher, Paul Foot and Pros From Dover [...]

November 1, 2012 // 0 Comments

Edinburgh 2012: The Non-Onion Round Up

The Edinburgh Festival is now well under way, with a number of TVO regulars appearing amongst the hundreds of shows vying for your attention. With the likes of Rachel Stubbings, Dave McNeill, Sarah Kendall, Paul Foot, Phil Whelans and Waen Shepherd all jumping around stages in the name of funny [...]

August 6, 2012 // 2 Comments

Comedy 3000 Line-Up Revealed

More details have emerged about Dave McNeill’s special comedy night at the Leicester Square Theatre, Comedy Night 3000, later this month. Joining the Zimbani star on October 27th will be a number of faces familiar to The Velvet Onion.  First up, is fellow Zimbani star, and firm TVO [...]

October 9, 2011 // 0 Comments

Fringe 2011: The Ones To Peel

August 3rd sees the launch of the 2011 Edinburgh Festival, and with a smattering of TVO faces in amongst the hundreds of comedic faces who have descended upon the Scottish city for the next few weeks, we decided it was as good a time as any to remind you of exactly who’s going to be where. [...]

August 2, 2011 // 3 Comments

Heading To Edinburgh

The full line-up for The Edinburgh Festival 2011 has been announced, and amongst the hundreds of shows on offer are a handful of TVO big-guns. Rich Fulcher, Colin Hoult and Paul Foot have full-length runs for the duration of the Festival, whilst Dan Clark will be making a special appearance for [...]

June 9, 2011 // 5 Comments