Nick Helm

Pipe Produces New Dave Series

A new series is launching on Dave this week, and it boasts a behind-the-scenes TVO connection. Eat Your Heart Out with Nick Helm features the award-winning comedian, and star of BBC’s Uncle, as he sets off on a highly personal culinary journey around the UK and Europe in this brand-new [...]

August 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Loaded EXCLUSIVE preview clip

Next week sees the launch of Channel 4’s new sitcom Loaded starring Samuel Anderson, Nick Helm, Jonny Sweet and TVO regular Jim Howick, and the good folk at Channel 4 have provided us with an exclusive preview clip while we wait! The eight part series focuses on four friends who have just [...]

May 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Fabulously Funny Goings On In Wales

The fifth Machynlleth Comedy Festival takes place at the end of this month and, once again, it boasts the kind of line-up that’s good enough to make you weep tears of joy. The festival takes place in a handful of charming and intimate venues around Machynlleth in Wales between Friday 29th [...]

April 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Preview: ‘Uncle’ Series Two

This week sees the launch of Series Two of Uncle: BBC Three’s comedy drama featuring Nick Helm as an out of work musician with a 13 year old nephew. Strictly speaking, it’s not a fully Velvet Onion-flavoured TV show, but with TVO regulars Daniel Lawrence Taylor and Nicholas [...]

February 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #17

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 below. YOU SAY GOODBYE… This week sees the Comedic Guard of 2015 begin to change for the first time, as [...]

February 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

TVO @ The British Comedy Awards 2014… Sort Of.

Earlier this week, The British Comedy Awards 2014 took place in Wembley, with a number of TVO regulars winning awards, including Aisling Bea, Katherine Parkinson, Moone Boy and Toast of London. TVO had been graciously invited to attend the event, but couldn’t make it on the night, so we [...]

December 19, 2014 // 1 Comment

Brains Movie is a (indy) Go-Go!

It’s the news we’ve been waiting for… The Day They Came To Suck Out Our Brains is becoming a movie – and YOU can get involved with the production! Written and created by Bob Pipe (the man behind The Forgery Club) and James Wren (the man behind The Hen & Chickens), [...]

October 24, 2014 // 2 Comments