The IT Crowd

Vote For Your Favourite Modern Sitcom

To kick off a celebration of 21st century sitcoms, the Radio Times is inviting you to vote for your favourite. A shortlist of 40 British sitcoms broadcast since the year 2000 has been created by Radio Times critics and BFI TV experts, and the online poll is now open until Thursday 11th August. [...]

July 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Chris Morris Radio Retrospective

Next Saturday the BBC will broadcast a three-hour tribute programme devoted to the radio work of new wave comedy pioneer, Chris Morris. ‘Raw Meat Radio’ will look back at Morris’ radio career, and will include rarely-heard archive material. Mary Anne Hobbs (who we’ve been [...]

November 23, 2014 // 1 Comment

So Hot Right Now #4

Greetings and salutations to all who enter The Velvet Onion! For your regular news updates you used to find on our home page, click here. Here’s what’s sooo hot right now in Onion Land. TELEVISUAL TREATS Just as Halloween isn’t a good day to be a bad guy (just ask Skank), Monday [...]

November 3, 2014 // 0 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

Mini IT Tee

Quertee –  suppliers of limited edition t-shirts – have a new IT Crowd shirt for sale for the next 12 hours. This one features our favourite IT professionals, Jen, Moss, and Roy in Lego form, unfortunately there’s no Douglas or Richmond, but you can’t have everything! The [...]

August 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

BAFTA Wins For Ayoade & Parkinson

This weekend saw Richard Ayoade and Katherine Parkinson pick up BAFTA TV Awards for their roles in The IT Crowd. The duo were nominated for Best Performance In A Comedy Programme, in the Male/Female categories respectively.  Parkinson faced off stiff competition from Doon Mackichan (Plebs), [...]

May 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

Bafta Bonanza

The Bafta nominations are out, and there are many TVO connections to be found. To begin with; The IT Crowd has 4 nominations, with Chris O’Dowd, Richard Ayoade and Katherine Parkinson nominated for Best Male/Female Performance in a Comedy Programme, and Best Situation Comedy, where it [...]

April 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

IT Crowd Night Preview!

As we’ve previously mentioned, Channel 4 will be dedicating an evening of airtime to The IT Crowd on Christmas Eve. And we’re pretty darned excited to be able to share a couple of preview clips with you from a new documentary about the series, which will be shown on the night! The IT [...]

December 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

The IT Crowd’s Final Bootup

As we announced back in July, the final, long-awaited episode of The IT Crowd will air during a special The IT Crowd Night, on Friday 27th September at 9pm, on Channel 4. The hour-long episode re-unites Richard Ayoade as Moss, Katherine Parkinson as Jen, Chris O’Dowd as Roy and Matt Berry [...]

September 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

Be In The IT Crowd Crowd

Applications for audience tickets for the filming of the forthcoming IT Crowd special finale are now open! Tickets are free, and SRO Audiences are running the audience selection process.  The filming of the show will take place on Saturday 8th June 2013 at Elstree Studios, Shenley Road, [...]

May 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

IT Crowd Back For Final Farewell

Graham Linehan has confirmed that IT Crowd will be retirning for a one-off 40 minute special. Chris O’Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson and Matt Berry are  expected to return for the new episode, which will be filmed  in three weeks’ time. As yet, there’s no news as to [...]

May 7, 2013 // 2 Comments

Turning It On Again?

Buzz has been spreading across the internet about the long awaited grand finale of The IT Crowd which is due in 2013. The show was initially pencilled in for a fourth series, with creator Graham Linehan opting for co-writers to help ease the load.  However, this plan was scrapped and a special [...]

December 18, 2012 // 0 Comments

Standard Nerds

It’s that time again… Qwertee have launched their latest IT Crowd inspired tee… and this one is the best yet! Paying homage to the video-game influenced title sequences, this Nintendo-styled tee features the polygonal likenesses of Chris O’Dowd, Richard [...]

October 27, 2012 // 1 Comment

Funny Fortnight Favourites: The IT Crowd

This weekend sees Channel 4 approach the conclusion of its Funny Fortnight with a countdown of its greatest ever comedy shows.  One show sure to feature is Graham Linehan’s hugely popular sitcom The IT Crowd. Our American correspondent, and self confessed Anglophile, Trixie, takes a look [...]

August 24, 2012 // 4 Comments

Funny Fortnight Favourites!

Details have emerged of the exact transmission times for much of the programming in Channel 4’s Funny Fortnight – which features a number of TVO faces in new productions and old favourites. These include Julia Davis and Sharon Horgan in Bad Sugar, Matt Berry in Toast Of [...]

August 13, 2012 // 3 Comments

Funny Fortnight Forthcoming!

Channel 4 have released more details of their Funny Fortnight next month, which features more than a smattering of TVO regulars and influences. Over 30 hours of programming across two weeks of television, the season promises brand new shows, excellent stand up and familiar faces staging their [...]

July 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

Thirty Greats

It may be hard to believe for some of our older readers, but Channel 4 hits the big 30 this year, and as we’ve previously mentioned, there’s a whole host of comedy content to savour during their anniversary. Part of that collection of comedy old and new looks set to be a countdown of [...]

June 22, 2012 // 1 Comment

Channel 4’s Comedy Celebration

Channel 4 will be marking its 30th anniversary with a fortnight of exciting new comedy – and there are a number of TVO-related artists in the mix! One of the highlights of  Channel 4’s Funny Fortnight is a brand new sitcom, Toast of London, co-written by and starring Matt Berry. Matt [...]

June 16, 2012 // 0 Comments

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