Michael Smiley


A teaser for a new short film featuring Alice Lowe, Paul Kaye and Michael Smiley has emerged online. We’ve been keeping an eye on Pieces for some time now, as it’s writer/director Jack Weatherley was previously responsible for stunning 2011 short film Straight Way Lost, also [...]

July 30, 2013 // 0 Comments

What Lies Behind A Field In England

We’ve tweeted about it previously, but reckoned that the set of masterclass videos for A Field in England are worthy of a post in their own right. In keeping with the film’s unique multi-channel release exactly one week ago today, many of the ‘extras’ that one would [...]

July 13, 2013 // 0 Comments

T-Shirt Treasure From A Field In England

Cult clothing site Last Exit To Nowhere is offering an official A Field In England t-shirt for sale. Ben Wheatley‘s film saw its ensemble cast hunt for treasure in a field filled with mushrooms, and now you can emblazon your own (treasured) chest with the haunting image of the wicked [...]

July 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

A Field In England: It’s Today!

It’s here.  At last, today is the launch of A Field In England – the fourth film by Ben Wheatley and his team. The film stars an ensemble cast in a tale of desertion, witchcraft and magic mushrooms.  Amongst that cast are TVO regulars Julian Barratt and Richard Glover, and [...]

July 5, 2013 // 4 Comments

Fielding England

We’re officially a week away from the release of A Field In England – and the promotional junket is in full swing. The film stars an ensemble cast in a tale of desertion, witchcraft and magic mushrooms.  Amongst that cast are Julian Barratt and Richard Glover, and we’re [...]

June 28, 2013 // 1 Comment

Three Flavours

If, like us, you’re ridiculously excited about the impending release of The World’s End, then the following YouTube video will be a slice of fried gold. The film – which features appearances by Alice Lowe and Steve Oram – is the final part of Simon Pegg & Edgar [...]

June 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

Preview: A Field In England

If you’re a regular visitor to these pages you’ll already be aware that A Field In England, Ben Wheatley’s follow up to Sightseers is released on 5th July in a first-of-its-kind multi-channel launch. The film’s Onion pedigree is unquestionable, with the film sharing a [...]

June 21, 2013 // 4 Comments

A Field Trailer

The official trailer for A Field In England is now live, and can be seen below. If you need any further explanation, know that this is the fourth film from Ben Wheatley, the director of Sightseers, Kill List and Down Terrace.  And if that’s not reason enough to be itching to see the [...]

May 21, 2013 // 1 Comment

Watch Wheatley Wherever!

The long awaited A Field In England – the fourth film from Sightseers director Ben Wheatley – has been given a release date, and in a rather bold move, it’s not just in cinemas… The picture is set to be unleashed on Friday 5th July across various platforms, making [...]

May 9, 2013 // 5 Comments

The End Is Nigh…

The first teaser trailer for The World’s End premiered today. The film reunites the creative trio behind the enormously brilliant Shaun Of The Dead and the somehow even better Hot Fuzz for the third and final film in their infamous Cornetto trilogy.  Stars Simon Pegg & Nick Frost [...]

May 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

Own A Piece Of Kill List

A unique piece of movie memorablia has just come on the market – and fans of Ben Wheatley’s killer flick Kill List had better start saving up now! The hit car from the film, as driven by Jay & Gal (Neil Maskell & Michael Smiley), is on sale for £10,000. Yes, you read that [...]

April 27, 2013 // 0 Comments


Simon Farnaby and Dan Tetsell are part of the ensemble cast of an explosive new drama tonight.   If you’ve been watching Channel 4 in recent weeks, you will have no doubt seen the trailers for cyber thriller Utopia. Fans of TVO related output may have already spotted Kill List and The [...]

January 15, 2013 // 1 Comment

A Field In England, A Print On Your Wall

We’re all super excited by the prospect of A Field In England – the forthcoming civil war on mushrooms movie from Ben Wheatley. With Richard Glover and Julian Barratt amongst its ensemble cast, which also features the brilliant Michael Smiley (Kill List, Spaced) and Reece [...]

December 10, 2012 // 1 Comment

Down Terrace On Telly!

Before he wowed film critics and audiences alike with Kill List and set about bringing The Sightseers and forthcoming period piece A Field In England  to the big screen, Ben Wheatley made his feature debut with stonking great movie, Down Terrace. Starring Robert Hill & Robin Hill, the [...]

October 27, 2012 // 0 Comments

A Field In England

Ben Wheatley‘s rise as one of the country’s leading directors continues with the announcement of his next project, A Field In England – which again features some familiar faces from the realm of Booshdom. The director of Sightseers, Kill List and Down Terrace is to shoot [...]

September 4, 2012 // 2 Comments

Kill List On Your Shopping Lists!

American peelers can rejoice – as Ben Wheatley‘s incredible feature film Kill List is now available on blu-ray, dvd and digitally across the pond. The hitman horror thriller from the director of the forthcoming Sightseers was a critical smash upon it’s UK release twelve [...]

August 15, 2012 // 0 Comments

Kill List On Disc!

Ben Wheatley’s thriller Kill List, starring Michael Smiley, is released on dvd and blu-ray today. We first told you about the film just ahead of it’s theatrical release in the late Summer, after a string of rave reviews from just about every major publication that bothers to review [...]

December 26, 2011 // 0 Comments

Big Up The BIFA Nominations!

The nominations for the 14th annual British Independent Film Awards have been announced, and  several TVO-connected productions and artists have been included! First up is Submarine, Richard Ayoade‘s critically-acclaimed coming-of-age movie, which has garnered nominations for Ayoade in the [...]

October 31, 2011 // 0 Comments

Kill List

This Friday sees the UK theatrical release of the critically acclaimed British horror film Kill List, which features a number of TVO faces. Directed by Ben Wheatley [The Wrong Door, Time Trumpet and the forthcoming Lowe/Oram collaboration The Sightseers], the film features former Wrong [...]

August 30, 2011 // 4 Comments

Wrong Door, Right Disc

2008 BBC3 sketch show The Wrong Door looks set for a DVD release. The series, which featured a heavy use of CGI in most of its sketches, relied on a revolving door of performers, including the wonderful Matt Berry, Spaced star Michael Smiley, The Thick of It’s Alex MacQueen and Alan [...]

March 22, 2010 // 2 Comments