Reece Shearsmith

Watch Peacock Season for free!

Peacock Season – FMW Films debut feature featuring a bevy of comedic talent – is ten years old this year, and to celebrate, you can now watch it for free below. The film was written and produced by Alan Freestone, Fergus March and TVO’s very own James Wren, and was made on a [...]

July 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Our Friend Victoria with the League of Gentlemen

Our Friend Victoria concludes tonight with two episodes, one of which is hosted by The League of Gentlemen. Over the last few weeks, the BBC series has been celebrating the work of Victoria Wood. With a different theme and host each week, plus contributions from friends and admirers of Victoria, [...]

May 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

The League of Gentlemen Reunion

“The League of Gentlemen are reuniting” is a headline we’ve seen A LOT over the last few years. But it’s usually just clickbait, with the headline coming from a very vague comment made by either Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton, Mark Gatiss or Jeremy Dyson. This time [...]

April 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

Podcast Highlights

So many podcasts, so little time. Here’s a handy list of British podcast episodes that feature the people we cover at TVO. The Comedian’s Comedian In this long-running podcast, stand-up comedian Stuart Goldsmith interviews fellow stand-ups about how and why they do comedy. Things [...]

April 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

The ending that was cut from Inside No. 9

Spoilers ahead for Inside No. 9 series three episode ‘Diddle Diddle Dumpling’. If you haven’t seen it, turn back now! In the DVD/blu-ray audio commentary for Inside No. 9 series three episode ‘Diddle Diddle Dumpling’, Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton reveal [...]

April 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Unrestricted View Film Festival 2017 offers TVO gems

The forthcoming second annual Unrestricted View Film Festival is due to take place between 24th and 30th April, and the team behind it have put together a packed bill of independent cinema which includes some fantastic TVO treats. For the uninitiated, Unrestricted View has been the resident [...]

April 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Inside No. 9 Series Four Update

The cast has been announced for Inside No. 9 series four. Filming is underway on the fourth series of Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton‘s dark comedy anthology series. We now know that among the guest cast will be Zoë Wanamaker (Harry Potter), Noel Clarke (Kidulthood), Emilia Fox (Silent [...]

April 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Preview: Inside No. 9 ‘The Bill’

Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton’s dark comedy anthology series Inside No. 9 returns to BBC Two on Tuesday 21st February at 10pm. Sophie Davies has taken a sneak peek at ‘The Bill’… The long awaited third series of Inside No. 9 (series two aired all the way back in [...]

February 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Inside No. 9 Guest Stars On Series 3

Inside No. 9 returns to BBC Two from Tuesday 21st February. Here are some thoughts from four of series 3’s guest stars on their roles and their experiences of working with dark-comedy masters Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton… Jason Watkins What appealed to you about Inside No.9? [...]

February 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Inside No. 9 Returns

It has been announced that Inside No. 9 will return to BBC2 on Tuesday 21st February at 10pm. The first episode we can expect to see is entitled ‘The Bill’ and centres around a group of friends arguing over who is going to pay the bill at a restaurant. It stars Philip Glenister and [...]

February 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

Inside No. 9 on Blu-Ray

Series 1, 2 and 3 of Inside No. 9 are available for the first time on Blu-ray. To mark the occasion, Sophie has picked out her two favourite episodes from each of the two series that we’ve seen so far…  The thing about Inside No. 9 is that each episode of Reece Shearsmith and [...]

February 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

As Yet Untitled returns once more

Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled will soon be back for a fifth series and the latest guests have been announced. As with previous series of the chat show, there are several familiar TVO faces on the guest list. Here’s what we can expect… Episode 1: Davina McCall, Reginald D Hunter, Jimmy [...]

January 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Fourth Series for Inside No. 9

Before series three has even aired, BBC Two has ordered a fourth series of Inside No. 9. Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton have been working on scripts for the fourth series over the last few months during the daytime, while they have been treading the boards in The Dresser and Dead Funny [...]

January 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Preview: Inside No. 9 Christmas Special

Inside No. 9 makes its long-awaited return with a festive special on 27th December, entitled ‘The Devil of Christmas’. Here is Sophie’s non-spoilery preview: Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton like a good seasonal special. The League of Gentlemen got a Christmas outing back [...]

December 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

Christmas Onions 2016

The festive season is upon us and there’s plenty to keep you entertained on the tellybox. Here’s our roundup of this year’s most essential Christmas viewing. Drunk History Wednesday 21st December at 10pm, Comedy Central UK Rick Edwards tells the story of the World War I Christmas [...]

December 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Preview Clip: Inside No. 9

The BBC has released a clip of the Inside No. 9 Christmas special ‘The Devil of Christmas’. See it in all its 4×3 glory below! For the episode synopsis and preview images, go here. Inside No. 9 will air Tuesday 27th December at 10pm on BBC [...]

December 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

Preview Pictures: Inside No. 9 at Christmas

Inside No. 9 will soon be back on our screens for a Christmas special, followed by a third series in 2017. Here’s a first look at ‘The Devil of Christmas’… It’s Krampusnacht in Austria, December 1977, and Julian (Steve Pemberton) has arrived at an alpine chalet for a [...]

December 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Review: The Dresser

The Dresser – starring Reece Shearsmith (The League of Gentlemen, Psychoville, Inside No. 9) – is currently at the Duke of York’s Theatre. Here’s what TVO’s Sophie Davies made of it… The Dresser takes place over one night backstage at a theatre, where ageing [...]

November 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

Inside No. 9 Update

Inside No. 9 will soon be back on our screens for its third series, so here’s a  quick roundup of everything we know about the new episodes so far. Since series two ended in April 2015 (which seems like forever ago!) we’ve been eagerly awaiting the return of Inside No. 9… [...]

October 30, 2016 // 0 Comments