Shelley Longworth

Five days in a Big Field

A smattering of TVO regulars make appearances in new BBC Three comedy series Big Field.  The show is the brainchild of Darren Dutton and Jonny Roberts, originally an independent viral smash in its own right, and is proudly made of recycled materials. That is, it steals the sound of your [...]

June 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now: On TV This Week

Here’s what you can catch on the picturebox this week. Brian Pern: 45 Years of Prog and Roll Thursday, 10:00pm, BBC Four Simon Day returns as the legendary Thotch frontman Brian Pern in the third series of his mockumentary saga created with Rhys Thomas. Along for the ride once more are [...]

January 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now: On TV This Week

Here’s what you can catch on the picturebox this week. Brian Pern: 45 Years of Prog and Roll Thursday, 10:00pm, BBC Four Simon Day returns as the legendary Thotch frontman Brian Pern in the third series of his mockumentary saga created with Rhys Thomas. Along for the ride once more are [...]

January 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Postaaaaaaaah!

The good folk at Rook Films have released a limited screen print run of the Aaaaaaaah! movie poster. There are only 100 copies of the five-layer print made to celebrate Steve Oram‘s directorial debut. In case you’ve missed it, the film stars Oram alongside a cavalcade of TVO [...]

September 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

World Premiere & Q&A For Aaaaaaah!

As our regular readers will be aware, we’ve been getting more than a little over-excited about Aaaaaaah! for some time – and now the details of the World Premiere have been announced. Steve Oram‘s directorial debut comedy horror, about a world inhabited by apes in human form, [...]

July 5, 2015 // 1 Comment

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

Caaaaaaaast Revealed at Laaaaaaaast!

If you’re an avid Twitter user, you can’t help but have noticed the buzz mid-week when the poster for Aaaaaaah! was revealed. It. Has. Arrived. #Aaaaaaaah! @steve_oram @TomMeeten @noelfielding11 @julian_barratt @toyahofficial @alicelowe pic.twitter.com/NiNRfZOyCA — The Velvet Onion [...]

March 7, 2015 // 1 Comment

MasterChef: The Profezzionals

Another great sketch from the BBC Nought team has emerged online featuring a whole host of Booshniverse names. The latest show to come under the fire of the minds of Tom Meeten and James Bachman is Masterchef, with the pair as Michael Roux Jr and Greg Wallace, setting a tough challenge for their [...]

August 12, 2011 // 1 Comment

This Christmastime

An all-star cast has assembled to provide the final Jackal Film of 2010. Mooted to be a long-lost Christmas single from 1983, the short, directed as ever by Jacqueline Wright, sees the return of Alice Lowe‘s Toyah-parody Val Hallah, alongside Waen Shepherd‘s very own Gary Le Strange. [...]

December 30, 2010 // 5 Comments

Birdhandler

The latest film in the JackalFilms project is now online! Birdhandler stars the ever-brilliant Tom Meeten as an egg-eating avian fanatic with a very special creature in his care. Written by (and co-starring) Alice Lowe, and directed once again by Jacqueline Wright, Birdhandler is another fine treat [...]

March 29, 2010 // 2 Comments

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