Stubbing Out Problems

So Hot Right Now #28

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… A SEANCE WITH LOWE & LLOYD FOR INSIDE NO. 9 The superlative creativity of Reece [...]

April 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

May I Help You? – Stubbing Out Problems Returns!

Rachel Stubbings is reviving her web series Stubbing Out Problems next week. The stand-up comic’s first run of S.O.P. videos began in May 2011, and featured Rachel’s disinterested alter-ego (Dr Stubbings, that is, not Rachel from Friends) trying – and failing – to [...]

April 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Stubby Buddy

Full of problems and anxieties, but can’t get to see the brilliant Rachel Stubbings in person to sort them out?  Now’s your chance to get a slice of voodoo magic from the comic turned agony aunt. Rachel has hand-made a selection of Stubby Buddy dolls which can be used to reveal your [...]

January 7, 2013 // 1 Comment

Stub Out Soho

Rachel Stubbings will be bringing her sell-out Edinburgh show Stubbing Out Problems to The Soho Theatre next week. The one-off spectacular will take place on Thursday, October 4th – as Stubbings brings her agony aunt skills to the heart of trendy, x-rated London town. So if you’re in [...]

September 25, 2012 // 0 Comments

Sidney Is Stubbed

Slap bang in the middle of her Edinburgh festival run, Rachel Stubbings has found the time to knock together a quick edition of Stubbing Out Problems for you poor souls stuck at home. Not content with solving the issues of festival goers over the last few weeks (gaining four star reviews no [...]

August 15, 2012 // 0 Comments

Edinburgh 2012: The Non-Onion Round Up

The Edinburgh Festival is now well under way, with a number of TVO regulars appearing amongst the hundreds of shows vying for your attention. With the likes of Rachel Stubbings, Dave McNeill, Sarah Kendall, Paul Foot, Phil Whelans and Waen Shepherd all jumping around stages in the name of funny [...]

August 6, 2012 // 2 Comments

Edinburgh 2012: The Onion Round-Up

It’s almost time for The Edinburgh Fringe once more, and as ever, there’s a liberal sprinkling of TVO favourites heading up to Scotland throughout August. The wonderful Rachel Stubbings makes her Edinburgh debut with Stubbing Out Problems, whilst David McNeill returns to the Fringe [...]

July 30, 2012 // 4 Comments

Stubbing Out Problems, Blowing Out Candles…

Today marks the first birthday of Stubbing Out Problems – the unique agony aunt service provided by Rachel Stubbings set to become the basis of her debut Edinburgh show this year. In the past twelve months, Stubbings has helped all manner of people with all manner of problems, including [...]

April 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

Preview Problems

Rachel Stubbings is bringing her debut full length live show to The Edinburgh Festival this year, and Londoners can catch a preview of the show next Monday! In Stubbing Out Problems, Rachel will cure your bad breath, loneliness, or virtually any problem you can think of with her gift for healing. [...]

April 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

Stubbing Out Live!

Part of the joy of The Velvet Onion for those of us working on it is that we get to shout about comics who haven’t had the masses of attention some of our regulars have received… yet!  One such talent is Rachel Stubbings, who we have been keeping a close eye on since her involvement [...]

February 8, 2012 // 0 Comments

Stubbing Out Alice

TVO favourite Alice Lowe pops up in an online video from the Stubbing Out Problems series by Rachel Stubbings. You may remember that Rachel previously appeared with Alice in the Jackal Film Love Song last year. Alice isn’t the first TVO face to have been involved in the web series, as you can [...]

November 12, 2011 // 1 Comment