Paul Kaye

Zapped S2 Picture Preview

This week sees fantasy comedy Zapped return to Dave – once again with director Dave Lambert at the helm. The star studded series features former Inbetweeners actor James Buckley as data marketing assistant Brian who is abruptly transported to a parallel world he doesn’t [...]

October 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Paul Kaye brings his A-Game to B at RC

Paul Kaye is part of the ensemble cast for the Royal Court Theatre’s production of Guillermo Calderón’s B which begins later this month. Translated by William Gregory and directed by Sam Pritchard, B tells the story of Alejandra and Marcela – two revolutionaries who are [...]

September 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Exclusive: Paul Kaye talks Game of Thrones

Warning: The following contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 7. If you do not wish to be spoiled, look away now. Paul Kaye – best known in comedy circles for his work as Mike Strutter and of course, Dennis Pennis – has been a recurring fixture in Game of Thrones since the third [...]

August 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Ghoul available to pre-order

The Ghoul – the incredible directorial debut of Gareth Tunley starring Tom Meeten and a cavalcade of TVO regulars – is now available to pre-order on DVD and Blu-Ray. The film, which saw limited screenings last year and earlier in 2017, is due to hit cinemas on 4th August. It tells [...]

August 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Seven hells! Game of Thrones returns for Season 7

The day has finally arrived: Game of Thrones returns for its long awaited seventh season today in the US, tomorrow in the UK, and around the world in the next few days. Shrouded in secrecy as always, the new season is a little shorter than usual, with just seven episodes of, it seems, all out war [...]

July 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tony Way In Alternative Rom Com

A new film, which claims to “reinvent the rom com” starts shooting in London next week, and Tony Way will be playing one of the main characters. The Revenger: An Unromantic Comedy is the story of how one man’s quest for love turns to revenge when his wife-to-be attempts to take him [...]

July 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Air-date confirmed for Game of Thrones Season 7

HBO’s fantasy epic Game of Thrones will return for its seventh season on 16th July. The shortened run of seven episodes will once again feature TVO regulars Gemma Whelan and Paul Kaye it its large ensemble cast, and the show’s creators are promising a faster pace than even [...]

May 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Paul Kaye in Rochdale Drama

Paul Kaye is among the cast of new BBC drama Three Girls about the Rochdale sexual abuse scandal. Three Girls focuses on the young girls who were groomed in Rochdale between 2008 and 2012, for which nine men were eventually convicted and sentenced. It tells the stories of the victims – [...]

May 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Noel Fielding to play Alice Cooper

Noel Fielding is set to play rock legend Alice Cooper in an upcoming episode of Urban Myths on Sky Arts. The episode will also star David Suchet as Salvador Dalí, and fellow TVO regular Paul Kaye as Cooper’s then manager Shep Gordon. TVO has seen a sneaky peek, and the results are [...]

May 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

RIP Sean Scanlan, 1948-2017

The Velvet Onion is sad to report the death of acclaimed Scottish actor Sean Scanlan, at the age of 69, following a long illness. The actor’s career began in the early 1970s, with a number of well-received roles on the stage, before his starring role in short-lived 1982 drama Airline. When [...]

April 20, 2017 // 2 Comments

Zapped to return

Fantasy sitcom Zapped will be returning for a six part second series later this year, with director Dave Lambert once again at the helm. The fantasy epic for UKTV channel Dave stars former Inbetweeners actor James Buckley as data marketing assistant Brian who is abruptly transported to a [...]

April 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Kaye and the Apocalypse

Paul Kaye has joined the cast of Anna and the Apocalypse – a new film described as a ‘zombie comedy musical’ that is currently being shot in Glasgow. In the film, a girl and her friends must fight (and sing) their way through a zombie invasion to reach the supposed safety of [...]

January 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

BIFA screenings for independent films

The Ghoul and Trespass Against Us are to screen across the UK as part of the BIFI Independents season. For the uninitiated The Ghoul is the directorial debut by Gareth Tunley and stars a bevy of TVO regulars including Tom Meeten, Alice Lowe, Dan Skinner, Geoffrey McGivern and Rufus [...]

January 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Paul Kaye is Terry Pratchett

A new documentary about the life of the late Sir Terry Pratchett has been made, starring Paul Kaye as Pratchett himself. Terry Pratchett: Back in Black is the story of the author’s life in his own words, although the Discworld creator sadly died in 2015, before he was able to finish writing. [...]

January 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Back To Being Human

Being Human, one of BBC Three’s most popular, longest running shows, is available again to watch on iPlayer. The comedy-drama series follows the trials and tribulations of three twenty-something housemates trying to live normal lives, despite struggling with some strange afflictions [...]

December 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

BBC Audio Award Nominations

Love In Recovery and Julia Davis’ Couples are among the nominations for Best Scripted Comedy at the BBC Audio Awards. The winners are set to be announced in a ceremony at the BBC Radio Theatre on January 29th 2017. Love In Recovery is a BBC Radio 4 comedy drama about a group of recovering [...]

November 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Spooky Onions: TVO Favourites at Halloween

Ghosts and ghouls are on the prowl this weekend, as Halloween approaches on Monday evening, and everyone gets to play ‘Count The Harley Quinn Costumes’ in their nightclub of choice. Yes, it’s time for some grisly fancy dress, far too many sweets, and some kick-arse horror movies [...]

October 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

TVO Terrors in Manchester this month

Mancunians are in for a real treat this month: as Prevenge and The Ghoul are set for preview screenings at HOME. For the uninitiated (warning: you may be on the wrong website) – Prevenge is written by, directed by and stars Alice Lowe alongside Kate Dickie, Mike Wozniak and fellow TVO [...]

October 12, 2016 // 0 Comments