Belly Of The Bulldog Release

Good news for fright fans: you’ll soon be able to see Nick Gillespie‘s horror feature film Belly of the Bulldog! Described as “a heady blend of Dog Soldiers and Jacob’s Ladder” (I know, right??), it features Michael Smiley and Tom Meeten amongst its cast. Also known [...]

May 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

Thanks For The Memories

Celebrating our 5th birthday this week has caused us to get a wee bit nostalgic. So we thought we’d collate some of those “Do you remember when?…” reminiscences into a Best of the first 5 years of TVO. It’s not a comprehensive overview of everything we’ve [...]

February 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Wear Your Favourite Film

Over the years, we’ve had the privilege of seeing a few of the people that we write about appearing in some pretty awesome films. But what’s been missing until now is the ability to wear creative interpretations of those films emblazoned across our chests. Not any more… Last [...]

October 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

Seeing The Sights

Next month’s edition of Caravan Magazine will feature a belated Sightseers special feature. Here at TVO, we love to report the weird and wonderful side of Onion Land, and this story is no exception. Whilst we, and critics at large, fell in love with Sightseers upon release in 2012, we [...]

January 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

Sightseers: The Success Story

Five years in the making, Alice Lowe and Steve Oram’s grisly black comedy Sightseers has wowed the critics, won awards aplenty and is set to launch them and director Ben Wheatley towards international acclaim. Now released in US cinemas, the love for the film is continuing across the pond, too! [...]

May 11, 2013 // 1 Comment

Stateside Love For Sightseers

Ben Wheatley‘s subverted caravanning movie Sightseers, written by and starring Alice Lowe and Steve Oram arrives in the US today, 10th May. By way of a star-spangled fanfare, here’s a round up of the buzz  the film has been generating over the pond: The movie was the subject of a piece [...]

May 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

Catch Up With Onion Land

The last remnants of your Easter Eggs are starting to look like wicked reminders of pure liquid gluttony.  Spring is officially here, though some parts of the country seem to have swapped sunshine for snow.  As you stop to take a breath, you realise this seemingly barren period in Onion Land is [...]

April 4, 2013 // 1 Comment


That glorious, Best British Film Award winning smash hit Sightseers is making its way to America next month. Top dog US website Entertainment Weekly revealed the epic new theatrical poster exclusively today, and revealed the film will be in cinemas from May 10th, and – in an interesting [...]

April 3, 2013 // 2 Comments

Own Sightseers Original Artwork

Fancy owning some bona fide Sightseers memorabilia? Now’s your chance! Illustrator, Kenn Goodall, is making available the original artwork that was used on the sleeve design of Music Control Experiment Vol:1 – Jim Williams: The Sightseers Sessions – the ultra limited edition (150 [...]

March 24, 2013 // 1 Comment

Special Sightseers

As from the 25th of March those of you wanting a deeper look into the world of Sightseers can pick up a 2 disk special edition DVD at your local Sainsbury’s. The exclusive disk will contain interviews with the cast and crew, B-roll, premiere footage, and TV spots. This is in addition to the [...]

March 12, 2013 // 1 Comment

COMPETITION: Win Sightseers On DVD & Blu-Ray!

March 25th sees the long awaited release of Sightseers on dvd and blu-ray, and to celebrate, we’ve teamed up with the good folk at STUDIOCANAL to offer you – yes, that’s right, YOU – the chance to win a copy on dvd or blu-ray. For those not in the know, Sightseers is a [...]

March 11, 2013 // 2 Comments

Empire Sights

Sightseers is up for four nods at the prestigious Empire Awards. Ahead of its UK release on dvd and blu-ray on March 25th, the popular film magazine has seen fit to do what BAFTA failed to do, and recognise the enormous talents behind the dark comedy with four nominations.  These include tips for [...]

March 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

Award & US Release For Sightseers

While it may not feature too heavily at tonight’s Oscars, the awards continue to pile up for Sightseers! Most recently this took the form of a ‘Kermode’ for Best Screenplay, presented by the the Culture Show’s resident film buff, Mark Kermode. These awards are based on his [...]

February 24, 2013 // 1 Comment


TVO has recieved details of the forthcoming dvd and blu-ray release of Sightseers. The smash hit cult comedy from the minds of Steve Oram, Alice Lowe and Ben Wheatley about caravanning multiple murderers Chris & Tina comes to disc on March 25th, with a bundle of extra material to savour. [...]

February 20, 2013 // 1 Comment

We’re Taking Over!

2013 has only just begun, but already there’s a distinctly Velvet Onion flavour to the UK’s media landscape! Last night you could watch two TVO-related TV shows on the box: Common Ground is the new series of shorts directed by Baby Cow’s Dave Lambert, which started its run at 9pm [...]

February 5, 2013 // 1 Comment

Sightseers Discs In March!

The incredible, multiple award winning Sightseers will be winging its way to home media on March 25th. The film, directed by Ben Wheatley and written by its two stars – Alice Lowe and Steve Oram, has been wowing audiences and critics alike around the world – and it’s not hard [...]

January 29, 2013 // 0 Comments


Sightseers is gearing up for its German cinema debut on 28th February, and a new version of its trailer has been unleashed across Deutschland. For those of you not in the know, the film – directed by Ben Wheatley and starring Alice Lowe, Steve Oram and Richard Glover – tells the [...]

January 7, 2013 // 1 Comment

Onion Talking: Laurie Rose

With Sightseers having well and truly made an impact in cinemas across the UK, it now moves across to international waters – opening in Australia and New Zealand this week.  TVO were lucky enough to talk to a number of the cast and crew last month, and now we’ve also found the time to [...]

December 29, 2012 // 0 Comments

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