Richard Sandling

Godless Peek

The first teaser trailer for forthcoming short film Godless is now available. The film is, as we’ve previously discussed, the latest effort from FMW Films – the team led by Alan Freestone, Fergus March and James Wren that’s previously been responsible for Peacock Season, The [...]

August 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Glover, Wren and Sandling get Godless

Crowdfunding is now open for Godless – a new comedy short written by James Wren and featuring Wren alongside Richard Glover and Richard Sandling. The short tells a tale of hype and propaganda sweeping people off their feet and down into madness. Trapped in their office by a baying [...]

July 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

Perfect Movie Returns

Richard Sandling‘s film-themed comedy night is relaunching on Friday 29th July. Richard Sandling’s Perfect Movie is rebooting and returning to the stage! If you’re not familar with the show that has been described by The Times as “required viewing for anyone with even a [...]

June 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Film Festival To Champion Indie Talent

Friend of TVO, the very wonderful James Wren, will be hosting Unrestricted View‘s first film festival at his iconic Hen & Chickens theatre later this month. Unrestricted View has championed new, innovative  comedy and theatre since 1999, and now the group is turning is attention to film [...]

April 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

Reanimated Stuff with Bob and Richard

The good folk at Arrow Films have released two new videos from Bob Pipe featuring Richard Sandling and YouTube sensation Ashens. As with videos released last year, these accompany newly remastered and extremely limited edition reissues of cult horror films on the Arrow label. The two clips [...]

April 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Perfect Movie – The Pilot!

Richard Sandling has unleashed a YouTube pilot version of his long-running live show Perfect Movie. Self funded and self produced, the pilot takes the hugely successful stage concept and revamps it for screens big and small – with stand-up, games, sketches, mash-ups and a special guest [...]

December 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Sandling The Data Eating Monster

Richard Sandling has appeared in a new TV advert for BT, alongside Hollywood actor, Willem Dafoe. The ad is the latest in the ‘Behind the Scenes’ films from BT, which have previously featured Rebel Wilson, Ewan McGregor, Gareth Bale and Rio Ferdinand, amongst others. In this new execution, [...]

November 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Comedian’s Guide To Survival

Paul Kaye, Richard Sandling and Kevin Eldon are amongst the ensemble cast gathered in a new comedy film all about the world of stand-up, The Comedian’s Guide to Survival. Loosely based on the real-life story of journalist turned stand-up comic James Mullinger, the film stars James [...]

August 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Oniodrome

Richard Sandling and Bob Pipe have joined forces with internet sensation Ashens to promote the recent reissue of seminal David Cronenberg classic Videodrome. The reissue, which was released on Monday, comes courtesy of every horror buff’s favourite distributor, Arrow Films, who have [...]

August 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Here Comes Pluto

Richard Sandling has announced details of his new spoken word show, Pluto. The award winning comedian, poet and actor has been rather busy with his – as he calls them: “usual film based nerdfests” of late, including the sublime Perfect Movie, but Pluto promises to be a more [...]

August 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now: #37

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… MORE HUMAN THAN HUMAN Humans, Sunday, 9:00pm, Channel 4 [UK] Sunday, 9:00pm (8:00pm Central), AMC [...]

June 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #33

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… DOLL & EM RETURNS Doll & Em, Wednesday, 10:00pm, SKY ATLANTIC A year after their near-perfect [...]

June 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

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 #30

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…   MAGIC UNLEASHED WITH STRANGE & NORRELL Sunday, 9pm, BBC ONE This week sees the long awaited [...]

May 11, 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

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

So Hot Right Now #24

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… NEW TO TV AND RADIO THIS WEEK It’s yet another packed week for top notch television and radio [...]

March 30, 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

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