Steve Oram


Crackanory will be returning for a fourth series in the new year, and we can exclusively reveal a heavy TVO presence. For the uninitiated, the series is an adult spin on storytime, with big name stars narrating tales which are brought to life by leading comic actors, and written by leading comedy [...]

October 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

Aaaaaaaaustralia Screening & Q&A

Steve Oram‘s brilliant simian comedy horror Aaaaaaaah! will be shown at the Lido Cinema in Hawthorn later this week. The screening will include a special introduction and Q&A afterwards. Monster Pictures and Lido Cinemas are presenting a special Friday Fright Nights screening of [...]

October 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

Rich On The Radio

Rich Fulcher is the latest guest on Fubar Radio’s Screen talk with Dan Clark, the podcast which features Dan talking about the world of TV and film. Each week his guest discusses their work and their love of movies. The show also features a segment called Guilty Pleasure where each guest [...]

September 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

Oram & Peacock In Supernatural BBC Drama

Two TVO faces are part of the cast of a new BBC period drama, The Living and the Dead. The six episode series, which is set in the Victorian era, follows the story of a young couple, Doctor Nathan Appleby and his wife Charlotte. When the death of Nathan’s mother brings them back to the [...]

July 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Brakes Gets Special Commendation At Film Festival

Brakes, the first feature film from Mercedes Grower, which features a cast populated by TVO-connected artists, has received a special commendation from the jury at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Brakes, which explores the endings and beginnings of different relationships, stars [...]

July 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

Film Preview: An Early Look At Brakes

Brakes, the new feature film by Mercedes Grower, enjoyed its world premier at the Edinburgh Film Festival last weekend. For anyone who’s missed its recent buzz, Brakes is an new indie film with an impressive cast of TVO-connected faces and British acting talent. It’s often dark, [...]

June 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Making Brakes: TVO Talks To Mercedes Grower

Brakes, the new film by Mercedes Grower premiers tomorrow, Friday 17th June, at the Edinburgh Film Festival. The film carries the torch previously held by Steve Oram‘s Aaaaaaaah! and Gareth Tunley‘s The Ghoul, in that it includes a bevy of TVO-connected talent. This makes us very [...]

June 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Fubar with Dan

The latest edition of Dan Clark‘s show Screen Talk on Fubar Radio is now available, and features Tony Way, which gives us a good excuse to shout out about the series so far. We all know Dan for his fantastic stand-up comedy, or his appearances in How Not to Live Your Life, The Mighty [...]

June 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Brakes Are Off!

Brakes, the debut feature film by Mercedes Grower which features a whole host of TVO talent, will be screening at the Edinburgh International Film festival in June. The dark comedy traces the emotionally heightened pivot points at the end and beginning of nine different relationships. Four years [...]

May 25, 2016 // 0 Comments


Paul King‘s 2014 family blockbuster Paddington will be getting a sequel in 2017, it has been revealed. The film, which starred Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Nicole Kidman, Julie Walters and Peter Capaldi was based on the much-loved books by Michael Bond about the young bear from darkest [...]

May 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Aaaaaaaah! Out On DVD On Monday

One of our favourite films of 2015, Steve Oram‘s dystopian simian punk vision, Aaaaaaaah!, will be out on DVD and Blu-ray on Monday 18th January. Previously only available via VOD, the cult film sees its actors (a phenomenally strong cast featuring a bevy of TVO-connected folk: Steve [...]

January 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now: On TV This Week

Here’s what’s coming up over the next 7 days. Crackanory Thursday, 10:00pm, Dave The adult storytime fun returns for a third series all week, with stories read by Richard Ayoade, Morgana Robinson and lots of other big name stars. Story writers include Tony Way, Kevin Eldon, Alex [...]

December 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

Crackanory week approaches!

Monday 7th December sees the launch of Crackanory series three, and as we told you recently, there’s an episode every day until Saturday! And here, at last, are the juicy details. To celebrate the show’s return, the good folk at UKTV have provided us with some sneaky peek treats and [...]

December 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

2015 British Independent Film Awards Nominations

The nominations for the Moët 2015 Independent Film awards have been announced, and we’re delighted to note that there are a couple of TVO-connected productions shortlisted! Steve Oram‘s comedy horror Aaaaaaaah!, which features a cacophony of TVO talent has been nominated for The [...]

November 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Cast Of Aaaaaaaah! Ape About In New Video

A new promo film for Aaaaaaaah! has been released, which features members of the cast talking about their the film. As you might expect from Steve Oram, it’s not your run-of-the-mill ‘speaking heads’ promo. Featuring Julian Barratt (with post-Mindhorn barnet), Sean Reynard, Julian [...]

October 31, 2015 // 1 Comment

Out On Mondaaaaaaaah!

If you’re a regular reader of The Velvet Onion, you’ll know that we’ve been getting more than a bit excited about Aaaaaaaah!, the comedy horror from Steve Oram, which stars a bevy of TVO faces. And now we can get excited again – because from Monday everyone will get the [...]

October 17, 2015 // 1 Comment

Oram & Meeten Live Later This Month

Sadly, for us lovers of top notch comedy, Oram & Meeten‘s live shows are relatively rare. But now we can all rejoice, because the legendary duo are performing later this month! Fresh from their starring roles in simian comedy horror AAAAAAAAH!, Steve and Tom will be live on stage [...]

October 8, 2015 // 0 Comments


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

Shooting the Breeze is Back!

This week sees the long-awaited return of Rachel Stubbings fronted film night Shooting the Breeze after a lengthy Summer sabbatical, and there’s some exciting details for TVO readers to savour. First up, the event will feature an early preview of a new short film called One Tw*t written [...]

September 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

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