Paddington

Paddingtwo!

Paul King‘s 2014 family blockbuster Paddington will be getting a sequel in 2017, it has been revealed. The film, which starred Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Nicole Kidman, Julie Walters and Peter Capaldi was based on the much-loved books by Michael Bond about the young bear from darkest [...]

May 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Nominations Announced For The South Bank Sky Awards

The nominations for the ​South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2015 have been announced and there are a few TVO people and productions amongst the nominees! Paddington (Paul King and a whole host of TVO faces) has been nominated for Best Film, and all of the shows shortlisted for Best Comedy have a TVO [...]

April 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Paddington Comedy Award Win

Earlier this evening the Paddington movie picked up a gong for ‘Best Comedy Film’ at the 2015 Empire awards. It was a double-TVO moment on stage, with Matt Berry presenting the award. According to Empire’s blog, Matt was attired in “a natty scarf that we’re rather [...]

March 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

From Boosh To Bear: Paul King In The Guardian

Paul King, director of The Mighty Boosh, and more recently Paddington, spoke to The Guardian newspaper yesterday. We’ve always thought that Paul King is a bit of a hero – well, look at the wonders he has brought us over the years: Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, the Boosh and Bunny [...]

March 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #23

Welcome to The Velvet Onion – the central hub for an interconnected range of alternative comedy and more. Click through for the least news, and see what’s so hot right now THIS WEEK below… ON THE TELLY AND RADIO THIS WEEK We won’t lie to you: as weeks go, this one is absolutely huge [...]

March 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

King Meets King

Director Paul King attended the Chinese premiere of Paddington this week, along with producer David Heyman and Paddington bear himself, where they were introduced to the Duke of Cambridget. Whilst the people of Shanghai are enjoying the cinema release of the Paddington movie, the countdown to the [...]

March 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #13

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. DRUNK HISTORY Over on Comedy Central UK, a brand new British version of Drunk History is about to begin – [...]

January 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

BAFTA Nominations For Boosh (& Paddington) Director

Paul King has received two BAFTA nominations for Paddington, the movie. The film has been shortlisted in the ‘Outstanding British Film’ category, and Paul himself has picked up a nomination for ‘Best adapted Screenplay’, also for Paddington. The data junkies amongst you [...]

January 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #10

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. TVO ON TELLY This week sees a drop in the number of TVO related shows on our screens, as both Toast of [...]

December 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #9

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. THE RETURN OF BRIAN PERN This week sees the long awaited return of Brian Pern to our screens, in the brand new [...]

December 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #8

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. ST VINCENT AND THE BEAR This week sees the UK release of St Vincent – the new Bill Murray film about a [...]

December 1, 2014 // 1 Comment

So Hot Right Now #7

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. PADDINGTON ARRIVES The British media has gone absolutely potty for the new Paddington movie, which is released [...]

November 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #5

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. TVO ON TELLY This week sees the continuing adventures of Trollied (featuring Aisling Bea) on Sky One, [...]

November 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

From Pingu to Paddington

No, not the cute plasticene penguin, but the one from Nathan Barley. Yes, Ben Whishaw has been confirmed to play the voice of Paddington Bear in Boosh director, Paul King’s new film about the bear from darkest Peru. Wishaw has replaced Colin Firth in the main role, who left the film in June [...]

July 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

Deepest Darkest Paddington Bear

The team behind the new Paddington Bear movie, currently in production and directed by Paul King (Mighty Boosh, Bunny & The Bull), have released an image of the cuddly bear from the film – only he’s not so cuddly. In fact, some people think that he looks rather ominous. So much so [...]

June 19, 2014 // 1 Comment

Paddingtease

The teaser trailer for Paul King‘s second feature film, Paddington, has been released. Based on the ever popular books by Michael Bond, the long-gestating film tells the tale of an impeccably polite, marmalade loving bear from Peru who arrives at Paddington station and is taken in by the [...]

March 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

Paddington’s Poster!

The first poster for Paddington – the second feature film from director Paul King – has been released today. We’ve been desperate to see this project ever since Paul mentioned it as a possibility before The Velvet Onion was more than a twinkle in our editor’s eye, and [...]

June 22, 2012 // 0 Comments

Paddington Coming Soon?

It usually takes a slow news day for the media to start digging up stories announced a long time ago, but sometimes, it’s because said story has stepped up a gear. The planned live-action/cgi remake of Paddington Bear – which was attached to TVO’s very own Paul King back in [...]

May 10, 2012 // 2 Comments

Bunny and The Bear

Paul King has been confirmed as the director of the forthcoming Paddington Bear movie, according to Australian news site, Herald Sun. King’s trademark visual style of mixing live footage with animation should allow the film to remain true to the  1970s TV series, while bringing it up to date [...]

April 9, 2010 // 6 Comments

Boosh Movie Director Confirmed?

The Mighty Boosh may have lined up their regular collaborator Paul King for directorial duties on their forthcoming movie, according to The Times. There was little doubt that King, who directed all three seasons of the tv series and their last two live tours would  be in the running for a return [...]

March 29, 2010 // 5 Comments