Rachel Stubbings

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

So Hot Right Now #27

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… W1A RETURNS Smash hit mockumentary W1A returns on Thursday for its second series, with an extended [...]

April 20, 2015 // 1 Comment

So Hot Right Now #26

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… TRAILAAAAAAAAH! Late last week, TVO recieved the first teaser trailer for Aaaaaaaah! – the [...]

April 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Velvet Onion Is Five Again

The Velvet Onion is proud to bring you an updated version of our TVO IS FIVE video for your perusal, featuring a cavalcade of comedy legends wishing us a very happy birthday. Some of you may remember at the end of January, The Velvet Onion marked its official fifth anniversary with a string of [...]

March 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #18

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 take a look below. COME ON IN… Monday evening puts out the Welcome mat for the long awaited second series of House [...]

February 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Rec. 601

Rachel Stubbings features in a forthcoming experimental comedy short film, Rec. 601. The film is the brainchild of comedian Michael Spicer, and, from what we can see from the three previews so far, strolls down the path where we previously found Chris Morris’ sublime Jam series. Expect [...]

February 3, 2015 // 1 Comment

See Our Favourite Comedy Faces On The Silver Screen

A brand new film night, presented by Rachel Stubbings, comes into being next month at Shortwave Cinema (10 Bermondsey Square, SE1 3UN). Shooting the Breeze will include films from some of the most exciting comedy talent behind and in front of the camera, including many TVO faces. This [...]

January 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Fringe Is Upon Us!

This Friday sees the launch of the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and as always, a number of TVO regulars are joining the thousands of shows on offer throughout August. With new shows from the likes of Dan Clark, Rachel Stubbings, Kim Noble, Paul Foot, Joey Page, Sarah Kendall and Tony Law [...]

July 31, 2014 // 1 Comment

Good Grief Goes Live

Good Grief – the short film written by and starring Rachel Stubbings alongside Alex Kirk – is now available to watch and download for free online. The short was shot last year, and it premièred as part of The Comedy Project in Soho back in April. Now, audiences around the world [...]

July 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

Stubbings And The Milkman

Rachel Stubbings will be appearing in a new short film from director Dan Berg – The Milkman. The 9-minute movie is described as “comedy drama” and follows the story of milkman Lee, as he struggles to retain his customers, while pursuing romance with one of the few who remain. [...]

July 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Edinburgh Fringe Approaches

For three weeks every year thousands of shows from the worlds of comedy, theatre and anything else you can think of descend on Edinburgh for the largest arts festival in the world. The full programme for the Edinburgh Fringe 2014 has now been launched and of course there are many TVO regulars [...]

June 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Wee Paper People

Regular readers of TVO might remember Paper People – cut out and keep paper models of your favourite TVO folk. We’ve just revisited the site and there are many, many more characters for you to cut out and keep. How many do you recognise from the pictures below? If you can’t wait [...]

June 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Video Round Up

This week we’ve been mostly spotting the occasional TVO-related video on the World Wide Web. And we thought it was only right and proper to round them up and share them with you: First up is Fergus Craig, with his useful guides to (1) talking Geordie (a dialect “with a desperation to [...]

May 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Stephen Evans Live!

Stephen Evans is appearing at ACMS (Alternative Comedy Memorial Society) on Monday (5th) at The Soho Theatre, alongside Rachel Stubbings. More information and tickets can be found here. He will also be performing as a solo guest at Colin Hoult‘s Mega Carnival on the 11th May in Brighton. [...]

May 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Rachel & Lou Get Aroused

The magnificent Rachel Stubbings and her regular collaborator Lou Sanders are launching a brand new comedy night next week: An Arousing Night of Comedy. The delightful duo are kicking off the Edinburgh warm-up season with preview sets at quirky arts venue Drink, Shop & Do on [...]

April 3, 2014 // 0 Comments