Rachel Stubbings

TVO Live! The Aftermath of a Vandella Velveting…

You knew it was coming – but Thursday May 31st saw The Velvet Onion put on our very first live night, at the incredible new Shepherd’s Bush venue, The Vandella. With a smattering of stars in the audience, and a VIP lounge so filled with comedy legends several people’s heads may [...]

June 2, 2012 // 10 Comments

TVO Live: Fresh Layers

The Velvet Onion is proud to announce two more names attending The Velvet Onion Live on May 31st at The Vandella, Shepherd’s Bush. Joining our star-packed line-up are two of the stars of Luxury Comedy – the incredible Dolly Wells and the inimitable Mike Fielding! Dolly, of course, [...]

April 30, 2012 // 1 Comment

Stubbing Out Problems, Blowing Out Candles…

Today marks the first birthday of Stubbing Out Problems – the unique agony aunt service provided by Rachel Stubbings set to become the basis of her debut Edinburgh show this year. In the past twelve months, Stubbings has helped all manner of people with all manner of problems, including [...]

April 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Velvet Onion Live! – EXTRA Layers!

The Velvet Onion is pleased to be able to announce several more acts for our debut live night on Thursday May 31st at The Vandella. The Velvet Onion Live! takes place on Thursday, May 31st 2012. Tickets are on sale NOW via Ticketweb, priced just £15. Please remember the venue is a licensed bar [...]

April 9, 2012 // 3 Comments

The Velvet Onion Live! – Tickets On Sale NOW!

Tickets are now on sale for our first ever live show! We are honoured to be able to confirm a star-studded bill set to take place at THE VANDELLA in Shepherd’s Bush on Thursday, 31st May 2012. Together with James Wren & Bob Pipe, we’re putting on quite a show – with a number [...]

April 5, 2012 // 4 Comments

Preview Problems

Rachel Stubbings is bringing her debut full length live show to The Edinburgh Festival this year, and Londoners can catch a preview of the show next Monday! In Stubbing Out Problems, Rachel will cure your bad breath, loneliness, or virtually any problem you can think of with her gift for healing. [...]

April 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Velvet Onion Live!

The Velvet Onion is going live! Hands up – who thought our news about a TVO gig was a great big April Fool?  We just couldn’t help but tease with this one, but for the last few months we have been quietly preparing for our biggest challenge yet: Putting on our very own live show! We [...]

April 2, 2012 // 8 Comments

Fright Night With The Forgery Club!

A sprinkling of TVO favourites are set to take over the Udderbelly on London’s Southbank as part of a special Forgery Club event. Hosted by Pros From Dover, who of course feature TVO regulars Richard Glover and Phil Whelans, the event on Friday 13th April will see the likes of Hot [...]

February 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

Stubbing Out Live!

Part of the joy of The Velvet Onion for those of us working on it is that we get to shout about comics who haven’t had the masses of attention some of our regulars have received… yet!  One such talent is Rachel Stubbings, who we have been keeping a close eye on since her involvement [...]

February 8, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Forgery Club Is 2!

The Forgery Club is celebrating it’s 2nd birthday this February and how else to celebrate than with a night out in Londontown with some oh-too familiar names. Compered by Rachel Stubbings of Jackal Films fame and Luke Mcqueen – the night will also be welcoming the presence of TVO faces [...]

January 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

More Stubbings

Rachel Stubbings has enlisted another TVO favourite, Tom Meeten, who pops up in the latest video from her Stubbing Out Problems series. You may remember that Alice Lowe and Stephen Evans recently appeared with Rachel in previous episodes. Click on the youtube clip below to find out what [...]

December 6, 2011 // 2 Comments

Stubbing Out Alice

TVO favourite Alice Lowe pops up in an online video from the Stubbing Out Problems series by Rachel Stubbings. You may remember that Rachel previously appeared with Alice in the Jackal Film Love Song last year. Alice isn’t the first TVO face to have been involved in the web series, as you can [...]

November 12, 2011 // 1 Comment

Death To The Forgery Club

The final Forgery Club is set to take place at The Albany later this month. The semi regular club night has played host to a number of TVO favourites since its inception in February last year (not long after our own launch!), including a memorable takeover from Hot Brew with help from Steve Oram, [...]

October 8, 2011 // 1 Comment

Alice’s Wunderland: Through The Onion Glass

This week sees the premiere of the brand new radio pilot from the brain of TVO’s fairy godmother, Alice Lowe. Bringing together a whole host of familiar names in a late night audio treat, the pilot will be broadcast this Thursday, April 21st on BBC Radio 4. In the run-up to the show, TVO were [...]

April 18, 2011 // 10 Comments

The Many Faces Of Wunderland

Alice’s Wunderland is set to air this coming week, and here at TVO we wanted to give you a little teaser about what to expect. The sketch show pilot is the brainchild of its star Alice Lowe, and there are a number of familiar faces from the wider world of Booshdom involved. These include [...]

April 17, 2011 // 2 Comments

Onion On Site: Jackal Films Q&A

Last week, the creators of Jackal Films, Alice Lowe and Jacqueline Wright, opened the first night of the Film Directing For Women festival at The Lost Theatre, Stockwell. Members of The Velvet Onion crew were on hand to witness the screening of several Jackal classics and a Q&A with the dynamic [...]

September 13, 2010 // 3 Comments

Love Song

The latest short in the Jackal Films project from Alice Lowe and Jacqueline Wright is now online! Entitled Love Song, it features Alice and Rachel Stubbings as pitch perfect chavs discussing the night before, hair tips, special gifts and undisclosed desires.  It also features a score from none [...]

April 28, 2010 // 2 Comments