Paul Kaye

Bill & Sinclair

Baby Cow and Sky Atlantic’s series of highly inventive comedy shorts, Common Ground continues tonight with a heavy dollop of TVO talent. One half of tonight’s double bill – directed as ever by Dave Lambert – is an episode written by and starring Rufus Jones and Dan [...]

February 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

Common Ground Online

Sky Atlantic have launched the Common Ground minisite, in preparation of the series première next week. The run of comedy shorts is directed by Dave Lambert, and features the likes of Katy Brand, Rufus Jones, Dan Skinner and Paul Kaye – as well as Snuffbox legend Alan Ford, and [...]

January 29, 2013 // 2 Comments

Common Ground Finds February Launch

Common Ground – the forthcoming anthology of comedy shorts on Sky Atlantic we first told you about in October, will air in February, according to Radio Times. Originally titled Common People, the ten part series will air back to back double episodes alongside a repeat run of TVO’s very [...]

January 7, 2013 // 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

And Now Time For A Break

The artists who we cover are no strangers to the world of advertising.  Over the past couple of years we’ve witnessed Julian Barratt, Rich Fulcher, Matt Berry, Tom Meeten and Paul King entering the commercial zone.  Well now there are a few more! Barunka O’Shaughnessy has been spotted [...]

August 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

Funny Fortnight Favourites!

Details have emerged of the exact transmission times for much of the programming in Channel 4’s Funny Fortnight – which features a number of TVO faces in new productions and old favourites. These include Julia Davis and Sharon Horgan in Bad Sugar, Matt Berry in Toast Of [...]

August 13, 2012 // 3 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. Amazon.co.uk 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

Kaye joins the Game… Of Thrones

New cast members for the third season of Game Of Thrones were announced at the San Diego Comic Con last weekend – and these included none other than Paul Kaye! The comic legend, already boasting an impressive dramatic acting cv, has recently been wowing the crowds in Tim Minchin’s [...]

July 18, 2012 // 2 Comments

Get Some Culture With Matilda

This evenings installment of the Culture Show will be talking about the West End’s Matilda! The lovable Pennis and Mongrel Paul Kaye, has been appearing in the London show as Matilda’s heartless father, since it’s first run back in November 2010 at the Royal Shakespeare Company [...]

June 27, 2012 // 0 Comments

Mongrelled

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

Matilda’s Winnings

Tim Minchin’s Matilda, featuring Paul Kaye, won four awards earlier this week. The musical, based on Roald Dahl’s classic novel, swept the boards at the Whatsonstage.com awards – including Best New Musical, Best Choreographer, Best Set Design and Best Newcomer award for its [...]

February 23, 2012 // 1 Comment

Mongrels Axed By BBC3

It’s a sad day at TVO, as we join those mourning the loss of BBC Three’s Mongrels – which it was confirmed would not be returning today. It’s creator, Adam Miller, took to the show’s official Twitter page to reveal the news to fans, stating that: “a decision [...]

January 18, 2012 // 5 Comments

2011 Pops Off With a Bang!

The final months of 2011 were an exciting time for the Booshniverse. Join us for now for the final instalment of our four-part retrospective as we relive it all over again. . . October October began buzzing with Booshy delights. The month’s start saw previews for the upcoming 25th series of Never [...]

January 8, 2012 // 1 Comment

Double Layers Tonight!

Tonight sees another chance to get a double-bill of Onion Land, with Never Mind The Buzzcocks and Mongrels taking over the BBC for an hour once more. Buzzcocks sees the legendary Alice Cooper in the guest host chair, and Alice, as we know, is a huge Boosh fan.  Seeing as everyone at TVO adores [...]

November 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

Mongrel Talking: Paul Kaye

Mongrels returned to our screens earlier this week with a double bill of new episodes, involving Nazi beagles and sex-crazed zombie-dogs.  You can catch the episodes again on iPlayer, and with another six, plus a special still to come, TVO has pulled out all the stops to bring you a string of [...]

November 11, 2011 // 2 Comments

Mongrel Talking: Katy Brand

Mongrels returned to our screens earlier this week with a double bill of new episodes, involving Nazi beagles and sex-crazed zombie-dogs.  You can catch the episodes again on iPlayer, and with another six, plus a special still to come, TVO has pulled out all the stops to bring you a string of [...]

November 9, 2011 // 1 Comment

Mongrel Talking: Dan Tetsell

Mongrels returned to our screens last night with a glorious double bill of madness, involving Nazi beagles and sex-crazed zombie-dogs.  You can catch the episodes again on iPlayer, and with another six, plus a special still to come, TVO has pulled out all the stops to bring you a string of [...]

November 8, 2011 // 2 Comments

Mongrel Talking: Lucy Montgomery

Mongrels comes charging back to BBC3 at 10:30pm tonight, Monday November 7th, and TVO has pulled out all the stops to bring you a string of exclusive interviews to celebrate. As part of our Mongrels Takeover week, TVO has been talking to some of the team behind this award-winning cult smash. Today [...]

November 7, 2011 // 1 Comment

COMPETITION: Win Mongrels On DVD!

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ENTRIES! Mongrels returns to BBC3 this evening at 10:30pm with a double bill of new episodes. The new series sees the proud return of Nelson, Marion, Destiny, Kali and Vince, alongside Destiny’s hapless owner Gary, as they meet fascinating [...]

November 7, 2011 // 1 Comment

Mongrel Talking: Tony Way

Mongrels comes charging back to BBC3 at 10:30pm on Monday November 7th, and TVO has pulled out all the stops to bring you a string of exclusives to celebrate. As part of our Mongrels Takeover week, TVO has been talking to some of the team behind this award-winning cult smash.  One of our regular [...]

November 5, 2011 // 3 Comments