Rachel Stubbings

Sanders & Herring shoot the breeze with Stubbings

Rachel Stubbings regular film night Shooting the Breeze returns on Thursday 25th May, with short films from the likes of Lou Sanders and Richard Herring on the bill. For the uninitiated, the event at Shortwave Cinema packs a cavalcade of mini-cinematic masterpieces curated by Stubbings into [...]

May 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Jack & Millie

Rebecca Front and her brother, the writer and comedian Jeremy Front, have created a new radio comedy pilot which airs on BBC Radio 4 this week. The pair, who were previously responsible for the series Incredible Women and Rebecca’s 2014 book Loose Connections, star in Jack & Millie, [...]

February 22, 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

Start 2017 With Shooting The Breeze

Rachel Stubbing‘s popular film night, Shooting The Breeze, returns to Shortwave Cinema in January. It all taking place on 26th January from 7pm. Expect an hour of mini cinematic masterpeices lovingly selected by Stubbings. Although details about the films are a tad light at the moment, [...]

November 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

FREE Comedy Short Screening

Richard Sandling and Bob Pipe have collaborated on a comedy short which features Rachel Stubbings – and  you can see it for free next week! Richard and Bob have created the film with Izzie Jones, and it stars Mr Sandling alongside Ms Stubbings. On Wednesday November 16th they will be [...]

November 12, 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

The Slooze

Rachel Stubbings has joined forces with Game of Thrones and Harry Potter actress Natalia Tena to appear in a new comedy short The Slooze. The short is part of the One Two series of short comedies written by musician Nat Jenkins, with each film featuring different performers in different [...]

September 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

Walliams & Friend Returns

If, like us, you were glued to the box last Christmas, you may remember Walliams & Friend. The sketch show, which was generally well-received at the time, featured Walliams with Joanna Lumley – and a few TVO faces (which is why we’re excited about it). Now the one-off show is being [...]

September 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Onion Talking: Gareth And The Ghoul

As our regular readers will be aware, we’ve been getting properly excited about The Ghoul for some time. Now our excitement levels have reached a new level: the writer/director of the film, Gareth Tunley, has been kind enough to answer a few questions for us. Written and directed by Gareth, [...]

July 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

A Preview Peek At The Ghoul

This week, we were lucky enough to attend a preview screening of Gareth Tunley’s debut feature film, The Ghoul. Mog made a few notes… Starring Tom Meeten, and with a cast that includes Alice Lowe, Dan Skinner, Rufus Jones, Paul Kaye, Waen Shepherd (who also scores the film – but [...]

May 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

Onion Talking: Tom Meeten And The Ghoul

A wee while ago we sat down for a couple of pints in the delightful company of Tom Meeten, to chat about (what was then) his forthcoming UK tour with Noel Fielding. He also talked to us about his latest film project, The Ghoul. Boasting a quality cast and crew that reads like a who’s who [...]

April 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Get Loco

A series of short films from this week’s LOCO London Comedy Festival are currently available to view on their website. The festival, which screened a wide range of comic films, short and long, has put a large batch of the former up for public viewing on their website, and a smattering of [...]

April 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

While You Were Away

Last week, we told you all about short film One Tw*t from Rachel Stubbings and director Ben Mallaby. The short, featuring Tom Meeten and Mike Wozniak, followed hot on the heels of another short from Mallaby called Mosquito – which again featured Stubbings alongside Alice Lowe and [...]

April 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

Wunderland Returns

We’re late. We’re late. For a very important date. No time to say Jasaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaan, we’re late, we’re late, we’re late! Yes, it’s not often we’re behind the times, but somehow, a bubble in the Onionverse caused a rift in the comedy continuum [...]

September 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Shooting the Breeze is Back!

This week sees the long-awaited return of Rachel Stubbings fronted film night Shooting the Breeze after a lengthy Summer sabbatical, and there’s some exciting details for TVO readers to savour. First up, the event will feature an early preview of a new short film called One Tw*t written [...]

September 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Lowe & Stubbings In New Short

Two TVO faces, in the shape of Alice Lowe and Rachel Stubbings, feature in a new short film called Mosquito. The narrative tells the bizarre story of a man whose life is transformed as a result of a mosquito bite. Experimental in tone and content, the film includes some nicely nuanced, deeply [...]

September 10, 2015 // 1 Comment

So Hot Right Now #31

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 THIS WEEK below… GO GAGA WITH SUCCESSVILLE Wednesday, 10pm, BBC THREE BBC Three’s delightfully silly murder [...]

May 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #28

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 THIS WEEK below… A SEANCE WITH LOWE & LLOYD FOR INSIDE NO. 9 The superlative creativity of Reece [...]

April 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

May I Help You? – Stubbing Out Problems Returns!

Rachel Stubbings is reviving her web series Stubbing Out Problems next week. The stand-up comic’s first run of S.O.P. videos began in May 2011, and featured Rachel’s disinterested alter-ego (Dr Stubbings, that is, not Rachel from Friends) trying – and failing – to [...]

April 25, 2015 // 0 Comments