Richard Sandling

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

Sandling Returns

The next couple of weeks see the return of not one, not two, but THREE different live nights hosted by Richard Sandling, each one taking place at The Betsey Trotwood on Farringdon Road for a mere £3.85 in advance. The stand-up veteran, poetic legend and all round movie buff kicks things off [...]

February 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #6

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 below. TELLY VELVETS CONTINUE We’re knee deep into the current series of several TVO related shows at present, [...]

November 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Brains Movie is a (indy) Go-Go!

It’s the news we’ve been waiting for… The Day They Came To Suck Out Our Brains is becoming a movie – and YOU can get involved with the production! Written and created by Bob Pipe (the man behind The Forgery Club) and James Wren (the man behind The Hen & Chickens), [...]

October 24, 2014 // 2 Comments

So Hot Right Now #2

Hello, dear Peelers, and welcome to The Velvet Onion!  For your regular news updates you used to find on our home page, click here.  But below, here’s what Dolly would say is sooo hot right now in Onion Land. AN EVENING WITH NOEL FIELDING BEGINS! The big news this week is that An Evening [...]

October 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

See Sandling Podcast Live!

Richard Sandling will be hosting one of his Secret Movie podcast shows next week, on 13th August, in East London. He will be appearing on the bill with writer and comedian Steve Hall (who’s 1/3 of We Are Klang, a Russell Howard support act & a writer and regular on the Frank Skinner [...]

August 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

Sandling’s Perfect Podcasts

Richard Sandling is hosting more of his Perfect Movie Podcasts in June and July at The Betsey Trotwood 56 Farringdon Road London EC1R 3BL. Dates and line-ups so far are: Wednesday June 18th – Ashens & Chris Boyd Thursday July 3rd – Casting Call Woe & Sofie Hagen Wednesday July [...]

May 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

Secret Sandling

Londoners have a chance to see Richard Sandling in action as part of The Secret Comedians first birthday celebrations. The event, which is at Paper Dress Vintage on Curtain Road (between Old Street and Shoreditch), packs a whole bunch of great comic talent into one evening for just £5 – and [...]

April 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

Get It Seen

No, that title isn’t just an instruction from us… it’s also the name of a new underground film festival taking place at legendary venue The Hen & Chickens Theatre in Islington this month. The venue, which has been a spiritual home for TVO regulars for almost two decades [...]

April 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Ultimate Sandling

We all know how much Richard Sandling loves his movies. The Perfect Movie host and avid VHS collector is synonymous with epic home-made recreations of the favourite film scenes of his comedic pals, including a number of fellow TVO regulars, and now he’s got a chance to tell the telly [...]

March 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

Richard Sandling & The DoctorDonna

Diehard Whovians take note – Richard Sandling has been working with both former Doctor David Tennant, and Tennant’s former companion, Catherine Tate. As we reported last week, Sandling was responsible for writing this year’s Absolute Radio panto, which turned featured the [...]

December 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

Absolute Sandling

This Friday sees the return of Absolute Radio’s annual live panto, and there’s a TVO connection for anyone tuning in. Zombie Claus promises to be a star-studded dose of silliness broadcast live from the Soho Theatre, as part of Christian O’Connell’s Breakfast Show. [...]

December 18, 2013 // 1 Comment