Psychobitches

Onions Bloom at Rose d’Or 2015

The nominations for this year’s Rose d’Or have been announced, and British comedy leads the way. Also known colloquially as the Golden Rose Awards, the Rose d’Or are organised by the European Broadcasting Union and for almost 40 years were synonymous with the Swiss city of [...]

November 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #11

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. CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY FOR TVO TELLY FANS! As Noddy Holder once sang: IT’S [...]

December 22, 2014 // 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

The Pyschobitches Are Back!

Psychobitches returns for a second series on November 25th. The show – written and directed by Jeremy Dyson (The League of Gentlemen) on Sky Arts started life as a one-off pilot, before getting a full series comission last year. Starring Rebecca Front (The Day Today, The Thick of It) as [...]

October 24, 2014 // 1 Comment

Pub Chat With Horgan & Bea

A couple of weeks ago a hole in the fabric of TVO time was nearly created when one of the artists who we we cover interviewed another of the artists that we write about. Crikey. The people in question were Sharon Horgan, who was being interviewed by Ailsing Bea – in a pub of all places, as [...]

September 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

Psychobitches Returns

Filming has started on a second series of Sky’s Psychobitches, the sketch show which has starred a few TVO artists from the fairer sex, including Rebecca Front, Katy Brand, Julia Davis and Sharon Horgan. The show puts history’s most iconic women into the psychiatrist’s chair to have [...]

April 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Psychobitches Starts Thursday

A while back we mentioned that a full series of the superb Psychobitches would start airing in May 2013. Well hold onto your hairdo, because the first episode airs on May 30th! Psychobitches reads like a who’s who of female TVO artists, featuring the likes of Katy Brand, Sharon Horgan and [...]

May 20, 2013 // 3 Comments

Hey Diddly Dee, It’s Paul Kaye And Kylie!

Paul Kaye is part of the star studded cast of the next series of Playhouse Presents for SkyArts, starring alongside Peter Serafinowicz and pop princess Kylie Minogue in a one-off comedy drama. The series allows a number of big name stars a chance to direct their own short films – with the [...]

January 18, 2013 // 1 Comment

Psychobitches Returns

One-off sketch show Pyschobitches will return for a full series in 2013. The Sky Arts show features The Day Today legend Rebecca Front as The Therapist – who interviews history’s most famous women about their obsessions and psychoses.  The pilot episode featured Catherine Tate, [...]

December 18, 2012 // 2 Comments

Bitch Boss Booshdom Double

Tonight brings comedy lovers everywhere two chances to see Sharon Horgan on their tellyboxes, with a few other familiar faces from Onion Land too. The Playhouse Presents comedy pilot Psychobitches, which we told you about recently, airs on Sky Arts at 9pm – featuring comic legend Rebecca [...]

June 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

Psychobitches

Katy Brand and Sharon Horgan are part of the star-studded ensemble cast of a new one-off comedy for Sky Arts. Hot on the heels of previous Playhouse Presents entry The Snipist from Matt Holness, the 30 minute show entitled Psychobitches features comic legend Rebecca Front (The Day Today, [...]

May 10, 2012 // 2 Comments

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