Sherlock

A Case of Identity: TVO meets Sherlock

WARNING: This post contains spoilers for Season 4 of Sherlock and references to episodes in previous series. It’s one of the biggest shows in television and as secretive as its stars are lucrative, so it was a pleasant surprise even to TVO that Katy Wix appeared in the latest episode of [...]

January 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

You And Who Else

A new book about British fantasy television is raising money for AIDS research, and TVO is a part of it. You And Who Else is a unique history of sixty years of British fantasy television, and a definitive record of its place in our lives – as told by the people who saw it: the viewers. [...]

November 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

BBC Store now open!

The BBC has unveiled the long awaited BBC Store: a new digital service that makes it easy for audiences to buy, enjoy and keep their favourite BBC programmes. And the best news of all is that it’s officially open right now! A large collection of titles across genres are available at launch, [...]

November 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

RIP Charlie Philips

The Velvet Onion would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family of Charlie Philips, who died earlier this week. A BAFTA winning editor for his work on Sherlock, Charlie’s editing career began in 1996, with the Ben Elton penned sitcom The Thin Blue Line starring Rowan Atkinson, [...]

February 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Ghosts Of Baker Street

Like seemingly everyone else in the UK, TVO has been enjoying the third series of the phenomenally popular Sherlock – starring that unstoppable duo Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman. As we mentioned late last month, Episode 2, which aired tonight, featured our very own Alice Lowe as [...]

January 5, 2014 // 1 Comment

Sherlock Connections

We suspect that a great many of you reading this will be getting a tad excited about the impending 3rd series of Sherlock, which begins on new year’s day. But did you know how many TVO connections the show has? The fact that our very own fairy godmother, Alice Lowe, will be appearing in the [...]

December 29, 2013 // 1 Comment

Mongrel Talking: Tony Way

Mongrels comes charging back to BBC3 at 10:30pm on Monday November 7th, and TVO has pulled out all the stops to bring you a string of exclusives to celebrate. As part of our Mongrels Takeover week, TVO has been talking to some of the team behind this award-winning cult smash.  One of our regular [...]

November 5, 2011 // 3 Comments