The Day They Came to Suck Out Our Brains

The Sounds of Shepherd

Waen Shepherd has released selections of the score he created for forthcoming Velvet Onion-flavoured movie The Ghoul. The film is the feature length directorial debut its writer, Gareth Tunley, and stars Tom Meeten alongside Shepherd, Alice Lowe, Rufus Jones, Paul Kaye, Geoffrey McGivern, [...]

April 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #9

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 below. THE RETURN OF BRIAN PERN This week sees the long awaited return of Brian Pern to our screens, in the brand new [...]

December 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now #5

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 below. TVO ON TELLY This week sees the continuing adventures of Trollied (featuring Aisling Bea) on Sky One, [...]

November 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

Brains Movie is a (indy) Go-Go!

It’s the news we’ve been waiting for… The Day They Came To Suck Out Our Brains is becoming a movie – and YOU can get involved with the production! Written and created by Bob Pipe (the man behind The Forgery Club) and James Wren (the man behind The Hen & Chickens), [...]

October 24, 2014 // 2 Comments

So Hot Right Now #2

Hello, dear Peelers, and welcome to The Velvet Onion!  For your regular news updates you used to find on our home page, click here.  But below, here’s what Dolly would say is sooo hot right now in Onion Land. AN EVENING WITH NOEL FIELDING BEGINS! The big news this week is that An Evening [...]

October 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

Get It Seen

No, that title isn’t just an instruction from us… it’s also the name of a new underground film festival taking place at legendary venue The Hen & Chickens Theatre in Islington this month. The venue, which has been a spiritual home for TVO regulars for almost two decades [...]

April 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Kill Phil

A brand new TVO-packed stage show will be unveiled later this month at legendary London venue The Hen & Chickens. Entitled Kill Phil, the show is the brainchild of Pros From Dover veteran (and writer/star of My First Planet), Phil Whelans.  It also features a what’s who of the sketch [...]

January 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

Sucking McGuff, It’s More Masters Of Celluloid

Still craving your regular fix of The Day They Came To Suck Out Our Brains? If so, just like us, you’ll have recently enjoyed the first editions of Masters Of Celluloid – the spoof making of series starring Warwick Davies, from the mind of the increasingly active Bob Pipe.  The [...]

August 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

Masters Of Celluloid

If, like us, you’re missing your regular dose of The Day They Came To Suck Out Our Brains, you’ll be pleased to know that a very special spin-off series is now available. Masters Of Celluloid purports to be a long-lost making of series from the 1950s b-movie serial, but much like the [...]

July 30, 2013 // 0 Comments

Onion Talking: The Day They Came To Suck Out Our Brains!

You’d have to have been living under a rock these last few months not to notice us banging on about a brilliant new web series called The Day They Came To Suck Out Our Brains. Jam-packed with TVO regulars, the show is the brainchild of Bob Pipe, and as the show comes to the end of its first [...]

June 5, 2013 // 5 Comments

Prime Sucker

The latest installment of The Day They Came To Suck Out Our Brains is now online. This week, Professor Langhorne and Dr. Von Busey (Phil Whelans and Richard Glover), have a meeting with the Prime Minister (Alex Kirk), about the global epidemic of brain sucking. Can it be too late for mankind? [...]

May 31, 2013 // 0 Comments

First Contact

The latest edition of The Day They Came To Suck Out Our Brains is now online for your peepers to cast their gaze upon. This week, the leading faiths of our land join forces to try and fend off the alien invaders, and there’s a surprise waiting in Professor Langhorne’s [...]

May 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Wrath Of Ken

More Brain Sucking action from the Multiverse gang. This week Roger and Brenda meet Ken, leader and only member of The Resistance, except for his broom. With a message from the Prime Minister (Alex Kirk) and cameos from husband and wife duo Waen Shepherd and Katy Derby as hapless tourists, this [...]

April 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Road To Death!

Not a nasty case of Motorway Madness, but the latest episode of The Day They Came to Suck out Our Brains from The Multiverse – the new online portal for sci-fi related silliness from Warwick Davies. The ten part web-show is from the genius minds of Bob Pipe, James Wren and Phil Whelans, and [...]

April 19, 2013 // 1 Comment

The Multiverse Keeps Going

The Multiverse – that glorious new online portal for sci-fi related silliness from Warwick Davies – has unleashed two new TVO flavoured slices of nonsense to savour. The latest edition of The Day They Came To Suck Out Our Brains was released today, and features Alex Kirk as the Prime [...]

April 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

Whoa, Squat Betty, Bam-A-Lam!

Richard Sandling‘s latest Squat Betty spoken word night looks set to be a corker, with some familiar guest stars. The show fuses poetry, storytelling, sketch and character comedy with music, book readers, lectures and, of course, stand-up.  MC Sandling will attempt to write at least one [...]

April 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

Hoult’s In Demand!

The continuing adventures of Colin Hoult continue apace as Edinburgh Festival draws ever nearer, and Colin will be bringing not one, but TWO separate shows to this year’s calendar. As we’ve mentioned previously, the comic genius will be appearing in new [...]

March 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Brain Sucking Begins!

It’s here at last! The long awaited online comedy series, The Day They Came To Suck Out Our Brains premièred its first episode today! The show is part of the Warwick Davies fronted YouTube channel The Multiverse, and features music from Waen Shepherd plus a host of TVO stars in front of [...]

March 28, 2013 // 2 Comments

The Sucking Draws Nearer

The Day They Came To Suck Out Our Brains grows ever nearer, and the mastermind behind it all, Mr Bob Pipe (of Forgery Club & TVO Live fame!) has unleashed a new trailer for this stonking great web series. Featuring the likes of Colin Hoult, Stephen Evans, Richard Glover, Gareth Tunley, [...]

March 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

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