Laura Patch

A Look Inside Black Mountain Poets

Last week the fifth LOCO Film festival drew to a close, following twelve days chock-full of top drawer filmic comedy. One of the festival’s closing events was a screening/Q&A of Black Mountain Poets, a British film featuring Alice Lowe, Dolly Wells and Laura Patch, amongst others. We [...]

May 9, 2016 // 1 Comment

Black Mountain Poets

The first trailer for forthcoming British comedy film Black Mountain Poets has been released. The film, which we first told you about back in April, is the third feature written and directed by Jamie Adams, following 2014’s A Wonderful Christmas Time and Benny & Jolene, the latter [...]

June 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

New Movie For Alice, Dolly & Laura

Alice Lowe, Dolly Wells and Laura Patch will be appearing together in a new film, Black Mountain Poets , planned for release later this yea. Also starring Downtown Abbey’s Tom Cullen, the film is the final part of director Jamie Adams’ trilogy of improvised movies; the first of [...]

April 4, 2015 // 1 Comment

Onion Land Catch Up

The past week has seen a smattering of TVO regulars make appearances across television and radio we didn’t have chance to warn you about ahead of transmission, plus a couple of shows you should already be watching have been airing too. As such, we thought it prudent to give you a quick [...]

March 11, 2014 // 1 Comment

Preview Peeling: Doll & Em

Next week sees the launch of Doll & Emon Sky Living HD.  Written by and starring Dolly Wells & Emily Mortimer, the show also features appearances by Dolly’s fellow TVO regulars Tom Meeten, Laura Patch and Noel Fielding, as well as a number of Hollywood stars.   The first episode [...]

February 11, 2014 // 2 Comments

Onion Selling

Whilst TVO appears to be in a ‘proper telly’ lull as we await a few big name shows coming soon, there’s no shortage of Onion faces cropping up on our screens thanks to the world of ad-breaks. Such is the fickle nature of the acting profession – and stand-up comedy for that [...]

September 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

Straw Donkey Unveiled

The short film Straw Donkey is now available to view online. We first told you about Matt Huntley’s short back in January, as it features Tony Way, Laura Patch, Barunka O’Shaughnessy and The Inbetweeners star Joe Thomas, plus a cameo from Justin Edwards. At the time, all we could [...]

August 18, 2013 // 1 Comment

TVO Live Videos Part 4: Dolly Wells & Laura Patch

Last month marked the first anniversary of The Velvet Onion Live – our inaugural live event, which will hopefully be followed by many more in the future. That star studded event featured the likes of Dave Brown, James Cook, Antony Elvin, Stephen Evans, Suzy Evelyn Hall, Mike [...]

June 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

Jolene: The Indie Folk Star

Dolly Wells, Laura Patch, and Craig Roberts (Submarine) are amongst the stars of a forthcoming independent film. Jolene: The Indie Folk Star is a romantic comedy about two young musicians on their first tour. Urged on to play their first live gig at a festival, Jolene (Ritchie) and Benny (Roberts) [...]

May 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

Being Repeated

We’re all very keen to see what Julian Barratt and Colin Hoult add to the mix when Being Human returns for its fifth series in the next few weeks, so what better way to get ready for the launch than catching up with Series 4? First airing twelve months ago, the fourth series of Toby [...]

January 10, 2013 // 1 Comment

Straw Donkey

A trio of TVO stars appear in forthcoming short film Straw Donkey from director Matt Huntley. Tony Way, Barunka O’Shaughnessy and Laura Patch are joined by The Inbetweeners star Joe Thomas in the black comedy, though very little is currently known about the project beyond a short clip [...]

January 4, 2013 // 1 Comment

Being Barratt

Earlier this year, we broke the news that Colin Hoult would be joining the cast of Being Human in the new year, for the fifth season of the sci-fi smash.  Today, we learnt that he won’t be alone from the realm of TVO! Appearing in the guest role of Larry in one episode will be none other [...]

December 7, 2012 // 3 Comments

Familiar Faces Offer Emergency Cash

The eagle-eyed amongst you may have spotted a couple of TVO-related faces in a new TV ad from RBS (and if you joined us at TVO Live! earlier this year you’ll have seen both of them live on stage). Alex Kirk and Laura Patch both appear in the advert, which offers RBS customers emergency [...]

October 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

Funny Fortnight Favourites: The IT Crowd

This weekend sees Channel 4 approach the conclusion of its Funny Fortnight with a countdown of its greatest ever comedy shows.  One show sure to feature is Graham Linehan’s hugely popular sitcom The IT Crowd. Our American correspondent, and self confessed Anglophile, Trixie, takes a look [...]

August 24, 2012 // 4 Comments

The Velvet Onion: The Extreme Racists…

Today marks the one month anniversary of our evening of music, comedy and downright madness at TVO Live! So what better way to celebrate the night than to give all of you a taste of what went down in our first trailer! Take a look below at the first snippets of footage from our film of the whole [...]

June 29, 2012 // 6 Comments

TVO Live! The Aftermath of a Vandella Velveting…

You knew it was coming – but Thursday May 31st saw The Velvet Onion put on our very first live night, at the incredible new Shepherd’s Bush venue, The Vandella. With a smattering of stars in the audience, and a VIP lounge so filled with comedy legends several people’s heads may [...]

June 2, 2012 // 10 Comments

TVO Live: Fresh Layers

The Velvet Onion is proud to announce two more names attending The Velvet Onion Live on May 31st at The Vandella, Shepherd’s Bush. Joining our star-packed line-up are two of the stars of Luxury Comedy – the incredible Dolly Wells and the inimitable Mike Fielding! Dolly, of course, [...]

April 30, 2012 // 1 Comment

Even Freer Fulcher

Last week, we told you about Rich Fulcher and Laura Patch in the Paul King directed Freesat TV ad and now there are some extra goodies online! Freesat has uploaded some hilarious extras to complement the final ad. In these videos Rich Fulcher’s character Lance Wormwood, [...]

November 25, 2011 // 1 Comment

Freesat Fulcher

At TVO we love a bit of alliteration in our headlines, so we commend Rich Fulcher for his appearance in the new Freesat TV ad. In the ad Rich plays the part of a pushy salesman…in space (of course). We see him unleashing his confusing sales patter on ‘Team Freesat’ – which [...]

November 19, 2011 // 3 Comments

Haven’t I Seen You Before? Part Two

Earlier this week, as part of our IT Crowd 4.0 celebrations, we started a helpful rundown of familiar faces who have cropped up in previous episodes, in aid of those viewers who just can’t quite put a name to a face. The series has had its fair share of cameos, especially during its first [...]

June 23, 2010 // 5 Comments