Rufus Jones

Alpha Beta

Short film Alpha Beta, starring Richard Glover and Rufus Jones, is now available to watch on Vimeo. In the 10-minute film, written and directed by Tom Hemmings, Richard Glover and Rufus Jones play two police marksmen – one of whom is an alpha male, while the other is more of a beta. [...]

April 2, 2018 // 0 Comments

More Urban Myths

More details have been revealed about Sky Arts’ next batch of Urban Myths. Urban Myths tells remarkable stories about well-known people which may or may not have actually happened. Past episodes have told stories involving Bob Dylan, Muhammad Ali, Andre the Giant and Hitler. It has already [...]

March 8, 2018 // 1 Comment

Comedy Blap from Rufus Jones

Channel 4 has released four new Comedy Blaps, including one written by and starring Rufus Jones. Home is a new comedy written by Rufus Jones (Hunderby, W1A, Camping), directed by Jim Field Smith (Stag, The Wrong Mans, Episodes) and produced by Adam Tandy (Inside No. 9, Detectorists, The [...]

December 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

TVO Triple Bill on Film 4

This Thursday sees Film 4 give movie lovers another chance to see not one, not two, but three recent TVO related smashes in a row. Alice Lowe‘s Prevenge – in which a pregnant mother-to-be begins revenge-killing those responsible for the death of her partner, seemingly at the behest [...]

December 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Buy your onions! Christmas gift ideas from TVO…

Christmas is now only two weeks away, and that means one of two things: you’re either already sorted for present-buying this year, or you’ve got a stressful fortnight ahead. Well, if you’re in the latter camp, we’ve got you covered, as 2017 has been a bumper year for great [...]

December 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Christmas Onions 2017

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… Taskmaster: Champion of Champions Wednesday 13th and Wednesday 20th December at 9pm, Dave Taskmaster series 5 champion Bob [...]

December 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Eric, Ernie & Me

Hunderby’s Rufus Jones and Alexander Macqueen are among the cast of BBC Four’s Eric, Ernie & Me. The one-off film is about the comedy writer Eddie Braben, who will be played by Stephen Tompkinson (DCI Banks, Drop The Dead Donkey). It promises to celebrate the man behind Morecambe [...]

October 6, 2017 // 1 Comment

First look at new W1A

With W1A returning to BBC Two on Monday, a preview clip has been released and the show’s creator has revealed that this third series could be its last. John Morton has said that he’s written series three of W1A “to its conclusion” because “this is probably going to be the final [...]

September 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Ghoul available to pre-order

The Ghoul – the incredible directorial debut of Gareth Tunley starring Tom Meeten and a cavalcade of TVO regulars – is now available to pre-order on DVD and Blu-Ray. The film, which saw limited screenings last year and earlier in 2017, is due to hit cinemas on 4th August. It tells [...]

August 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Rufus is Woody for Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan action

No, you’re the smutty ones thinking like that. We’re talking about the long-awaited UK-centric Jackie Chan & Pierce Brosnan blockbuster, The Foreigner, which has released its first trailer and features Rufus Jones as a character called Woody. The film is directed by Zorro and [...]

July 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

Loaded EXCLUSIVE preview clip

Next week sees the launch of Channel 4’s new sitcom Loaded starring Samuel Anderson, Nick Helm, Jonny Sweet and TVO regular Jim Howick, and the good folk at Channel 4 have provided us with an exclusive preview clip while we wait! The eight part series focuses on four friends who have just [...]

May 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

BAFTA Craft Nominees

The nominees have been announced for the BAFTA Craft Awards, with some well-deserved recognition for Camping and Alan Partridge’s Scissored Isle. Here are the nominees in the comedy writing category: JULIA DAVIS – Camping (Baby Cow Productions/Sky Atlantic) PHOEBE WALLER-BRIDGE [...]

March 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Top TV Comedy Performances of 2016

No matter what else occurred in 2016, it was a bit of a cracking year for ‘our sort’ of comedy on TV. Within the first few months we were treated to new dark comedies Stag, Camping and Flowers, shortly followed by specials from both Alan Partridge and Philomena Cunk. We also got a [...]

January 29, 2017 // 1 Comment

BBC must do ‘More Of Less’ as W1A returns

The BBC’s Head of Values, Ian Fletcher is once again throwing open the revolving doors to New Broadcasting House to allow cameras to film series three of the award winning documentary W1A, which throws light on the ins and outs of daily life at the BBC. The cameras will be following Ian and his [...]

January 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

BIFA screenings for independent films

The Ghoul and Trespass Against Us are to screen across the UK as part of the BIFI Independents season. For the uninitiated The Ghoul is the directorial debut by Gareth Tunley and stars a bevy of TVO regulars including Tom Meeten, Alice Lowe, Dan Skinner, Geoffrey McGivern and Rufus [...]

January 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Spotting TVO links in Ricky Gervais shows

Ricky Gervais seems ubiquitous at the moment, what with his recent film David Brent: Life on the Road, live performances in character as Brent, and a stand-up tour (as himself) scheduled for 2017. So we thought we’d take a look back through Ricky’s television work, from The [...]

December 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Spooky Onions: TVO Favourites at Halloween

Ghosts and ghouls are on the prowl this weekend, as Halloween approaches on Monday evening, and everyone gets to play ‘Count The Harley Quinn Costumes’ in their nightclub of choice. Yes, it’s time for some grisly fancy dress, far too many sweets, and some kick-arse horror movies [...]

October 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Dead Funny Teasers

Some teaser videos have been released for Dead Funny – the upcoming West End play starring Katherine Parkinson, Rufus Jones and Steve Pemberton. Here’s the first video, in which the cast discuss whether Rufus will be “taking his kit off” in the show. [...]

October 16, 2016 // 0 Comments