Lou Sanders

New Lou Sanders Podcast

Lou Sanders has teamed up with fellow comic Luke McQueen to create the podcast Why is Your Bottom so Dirty?; a totally improvised fictional chat show that isn’t really as vulgar or disgusting as it may sound. The pair have taken on the challenge of helping various people who are damaged in a [...]

March 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

Lou Sanders on DVD

Lou Sanders: What’s That Lady Doing? is now available on DVD. Head over here to read the interview we did with Lou in the summer of 2016, when she was taking her brilliant show What’s That Lady Doing? to the Edinburgh Fringe. Buy the show on DVD here. If you want to see Lou live (and [...]

February 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

Comedy shorts for Winter

Turtle Canyon has released a selection of Winter comedy shorts featuring comedians including Lou Sanders and Luke Kempner. Lou Sanders appears in The Ghost Police, in which a ghost detective takes comedians to haunted caves and hotels, while Luke Kempner is in Murder Town, a spoof detective drama [...]

December 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

A Barrel Of Davis And Sanders

Tom Davis and Lou Sanders will be on the bill for a night of comedy in support of a good cause taking place on 16th November. A Barrel of Laughs features an impressive line-up of established names and rising stars from the world of comedy on who have gathered to perform on behalf of the charity [...]

November 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Catch-Up Adventures of Colin Hoult!

Eagle-eyed comedy fans will have spotted two tv appearances from TVO regular Colin Hoult in the last couple of weeks that almost slipped through our Oniony net. First up, Colin played hapless insurance-scammer Barry in the first episode of the revived Porridge alongside series regulars Kevin [...]

October 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Familiar faces in The Russell Howard Hour

After some time away from our screens, Russell Howard is back with a brand new series on Sky One – and a few familiar faces have already appeared in the show. First things first: we’ll admit it – we can’t catch everything. And fortunately, we live in an age where television [...]

October 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Sanders & Herring shoot the breeze with Stubbings

Rachel Stubbings regular film night Shooting the Breeze returns on Thursday 25th May, with short films from the likes of Lou Sanders and Richard Herring on the bill. For the uninitiated, the event at Shortwave Cinema packs a cavalcade of mini-cinematic masterpieces curated by Stubbings into [...]

May 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Lou Sanders on a moment that changed her

Lou Sanders has written a column for The Guardian exploring her dangerous early exploits with alcohol. The column explores the comedian’s battles for sobriety from the age of 16, which continued through to her late 20s, and the dawning realisation that, as she puts it: “I had so much [...]

May 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Podcast Highlights

So many podcasts, so little time. Here’s a handy list of British podcast episodes that feature the people we cover at TVO. The Comedian’s Comedian In this long-running podcast, stand-up comedian Stuart Goldsmith interviews fellow stand-ups about how and why they do comedy. Things [...]

April 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Postscript: Comic Relief 2017

This year’s charity telethon featured a large TVO contingent amongst its bevy of stars, and raised over £71m for great causes around the world. But it was also a highly divisive evening for audiences. Our editor in chief, Paul Holmes, shares his thoughts on some of the things that worked, [...]

March 25, 2017 // 1 Comment

Festival Faces To Look Out For

It’s that time of year again – when the summer festival line-ups are announced, and we get the pleasure of discovering a few TVO faces on the bills. So far we’ve spotted a few in connection to the Wells Comedy Festival, a three day festival which runs across 4 venues in the city [...]

March 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

As Yet Untitled returns once more

Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled will soon be back for a fifth series and the latest guests have been announced. As with previous series of the chat show, there are several familiar TVO faces on the guest list. Here’s what we can expect… Episode 1: Davina McCall, Reginald D Hunter, Jimmy [...]

January 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Sohonions: TVO flavoured comedy at The Soho Theatre

This week sees the long-awaited London run of Katy Brand‘s critically acclaimed I Was a Teenage Christian at the Soho Theatre, with shows every night from Monday 23rd to Saturday 28th January. But this is just the start of a long run of comedy across this Winter and early Spring for the [...]

January 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Stand-Up on NextUp

Colin Hoult, Tony Law and Lou Sanders are among comedians to have their stand-up made available to watch via exciting new on-demand platform NextUp. NextUp, which is being described as a sort-of Netflix for British comedy, has launched today with dozens of stand-up specials. Along with TVO [...]

November 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

Elderflower Screening & Comedy Night

Lou Sanders, Ben Mallaby, Hannah George and Gina Lyons will be showcasing their new short film Elderflower with a screening and stand up performances at The Phoenix next Thursday, 17th November. The cast for the film includes Sheila Reid, Tom Rosenthal, Mike Wozniak, Tony Law, Marek [...]

November 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

Excuse Me You’re Filming My Penis

There’s a rare chance to see Lou Sanders critically acclaimed 2015 Edinburgh Fringe show Excuse Me You’re Sitting On My Penis Again er… again, this weekend. Sanders will be recording the show, about a grown woman trying to get into Eton College for boys, at BBC Broadcasting [...]

November 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

L & A in L.A.

Lou Sanders and Aisling Bea are on the bill for a stand-up comedy night in Los Angeles next week. Yep, it’s a rare sighting of not one, but two of our regulars on the other side of the Pond – and if you’ve never seen either of them before, you’re in for a treat. The [...]

September 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Postscript: TVO at the Fringe 2016

The Edinburgh Fringe is now officially over for another year, and as the city cleans away the chaos that millions of flyers and hundreds of shows leave behind, we thought it would be a good time to reflect on TVO related involvement in an epic Fringe run. Our editor in chief, Paul Holmes, [...]

August 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

Anna & Katy Do The Right Thing

Panel show podcast Do The Right Thing is back, and its latest episode features great comedy duo Anna Crilly and Katy Wix. Do The Right Thing, which is hosted by Danielle Ward with team captains Michael Legge and Margaret Cabourn-Smith, is now in its sixth series and has a Sony award under its belt. [...]

August 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

Lou Sanders Poster Prize

The poster for Lou Sanders’ show What’s That Lady Doing? has won the Panel Prize at this year’s Edinburgh Comedy Poster Awards. For her unique poster, which features a photograph by Thurston Redding and design by James Firth, Lou has won a £1500 prize plus an editing session [...]

August 15, 2016 // 0 Comments