Lucy Montgomery

Hey Diddly Dee, It’s Paul Kaye And Kylie!

Paul Kaye is part of the star studded cast of the next series of Playhouse Presents for SkyArts, starring alongside Peter Serafinowicz and pop princess Kylie Minogue in a one-off comedy drama. The series allows a number of big name stars a chance to direct their own short films – with the [...]

January 18, 2013 // 1 Comment

Freshly Dug Bounty

A few weeks ago, we told you about the exploits of Doug The Bounty Hunter – a UK based spin-off of the US smash hit, directed by our very own Gareth Tunley. At the time, we were impressed how much its star looked like Tony Way, his wife Nancy looks like Lucy Montgomery, and how much [...]

October 28, 2012 // 0 Comments

Mongrels 2 Out On DVD At Last!

Monday 8th October sees the long-awaited, almost-cancelled release of Mongrels second (and sadly final) series on dvd. Series Two of Adam Miller‘s foul-mouthed puppet show again featured Tony Way as Gary, the owner of a South London pub that just so happens to be surrounded by vermin [...]

October 7, 2012 // 2 Comments

Doug The Bounty Hunter

Fans of trashy late night American imports on low budget British Freeview channels, not to mention our friends across the Pond and fans of theme song composer Ozzy Osbourne will be acutely aware of Dog The Bounty Hunter. Now it seems a London based spin off, directed by Gareth Tunley, is in the [...]

October 6, 2012 // 1 Comment

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

Get Mongrelled! Pre-Order Series 2 Now!

We can now confirm that Series Two of Mongrels finally looks set for an October dvd release. have now joined other online retailers with a potential release date, and as a result, we can finally offer pre-orders via The Velvet Onion Amazon Store. After a string of delays, denials [...]

August 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Second Second Coming

A new spoof of The Stone Roses comeback emerged today. The short from the mind of Nico Tatarowicz focuses on the return of the Manchester indie band of the early 90s, and sees the likes of Dan Renton Skinner, Will Andrews and Adeel Ahktar transform into the cheeky Northern chappies, whilst Peter [...]

June 28, 2012 // 1 Comment

Montgomery Under Canvas

Lucy Montgomery is appearing in the world premier of Canvas, a new play by Michael Wynne. The play runs until June 16th as part of the Chichester Festival Theatre’s 50th Anniversary season. Lucy plays the part of Justine, one half of a couple who go camping on a farm in the Welsh [...]

June 3, 2012 // 0 Comments


The Velvet Onion can confirm that the proposed dvd and blu-ray release of Mongrels Series 2 has been scrapped. The cult puppet sitcom from the mind of Adam Miller, and featuring a bevy of TVO regulars, was given a big budget revamp for its return last Autumn, but the show was cancelled [...]

May 17, 2012 // 6 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

Fast Show Script Winners

A few weeks ago, we offered our lucky readers a chance to win some signed Fast Show scripts in association with Fosters Comedy. All we asked you to do was watch the final edition of The Fast Show Faster and answer a very simple question: “In this episode, what does Swiss Toni call Paul’s [...]

April 13, 2012 // 1 Comment

The Velvet Onion Live! – EXTRA Layers!

The Velvet Onion is pleased to be able to announce several more acts for our debut live night on Thursday May 31st at The Vandella. The Velvet Onion Live! takes place on Thursday, May 31st 2012. Tickets are on sale NOW via Ticketweb, priced just £15. Please remember the venue is a licensed bar [...]

April 9, 2012 // 3 Comments

The Velvet Onion Live! – Tickets On Sale NOW!

Tickets are now on sale for our first ever live show! We are honoured to be able to confirm a star-studded bill set to take place at THE VANDELLA in Shepherd’s Bush on Thursday, 31st May 2012. Together with James Wren & Bob Pipe, we’re putting on quite a show – with a number [...]

April 5, 2012 // 4 Comments

The Velvet Onion Live!

The Velvet Onion is going live! Hands up – who thought our news about a TVO gig was a great big April Fool?  We just couldn’t help but tease with this one, but for the last few months we have been quietly preparing for our biggest challenge yet: Putting on our very own live show! We [...]

April 2, 2012 // 8 Comments

Still Fast

The penultimate episode of The Fast Show… Faster is now online. Episode eleven yet again features Lucy Montgomery making a couple of cameo appearances alongside the legendary team of Paul Whitehouse, Charlie Higson, Caroline Aherne, John Thomson, Simon Day and Arabella Weir.  You can see [...]

March 15, 2012 // 0 Comments

Upstairs, Downstairs, Montgomery

Lucy Montgomery returns for another guest role in The Fast Show web-series revival. This weeks edition, again brought to you by Fosters, sees Lucy appear in costume drama spoof Upstairs, Downstairs as the house maid.  This episode also features Fast Show favourites The 13th Duke Of Wymbourne, [...]

March 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

Lucy Get’s Bleached

Another week goes by, and another great new The Fast Show webisode has been launched by Fosters. This week sees TVO’s very own Lucy Montgomery as a recently dumped fiancée, receiving relationship advice from that champion of pub wisdom, Billy Bleach (played by the ever delightful Simon [...]

March 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

Fostering The Funnies

Fosters are continuing their support of great comedy by returning to their successful revivals of Alan Partridge and The Fast Show. The lager giant have been sponsoring individual shows for some time now – most recently including Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy – and are now the [...]

February 17, 2012 // 2 Comments