This Is Jinsy

This Is Jinsy Series 2 On DVD

Jinsy praise him! The second series of This Is Jinsy is out now on DVD. Sky Atlantic’s much-missed surreal comedy took place on the fictional island of Jinsy, which creators/stars Chris Bran and Justin Chubb based on their own home Guernsey. With its original, distinctive style and a [...]

May 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Onion At The Fringe: Katy Brand

It’s that time of year again. The Edinburgh Fringe starts next week, and with a host of TVO favourites descending upon the city during the month of August, we’ll be bringing you an overview of the shows you simply have to see. To kick things off, here’s the first of our preview [...]

July 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

Jinsy Returns

Sky’s surreal sitcom, This Is Jinsy, will return to our screens in January with Alice Lowe and Katy Brand among the cast. The new eight part series will continue to follow Arbiter Maven (Justin Chubb) and Sporall (Chris Bran) as they struggle to control the knitwear-loving residents of Jinsy, [...]

December 17, 2013 // 1 Comment

Jinsy Comes To BFI

Fans of surrealistic sitcom This Is Jinsy can see the first two episodes at BFI Southbank, ahead of their transmission next month. The show – written by and starring Chris Bran & Justin Chubb – returns in the new year, once again featuring Alice Lowe and the legendary Geoffrey [...]

October 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

Guests flock to Jinsy

This is Jinsy, the Sky Atlantic comedy about the surreal Island of Jinsy, featuring Alice Lowe and Colin Hoult amongst its cast, will include some exciting new guest stars in its second series. Indeed, a TVO-related artist has been confirmed as one of those who will be making an appearance: Katy [...]

December 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

Onion Talking: Sightseeing With Alice Lowe

To celebrate the release of Sightseers into UK cinemas, TVO has been catching up with the creative forces behind the critical sensation, ahead of its release on November 30th. Last week, our editor in chief caught up with one of its stars and writers, Alice Lowe.  Already a regular presence on [...]

November 27, 2012 // 1 Comment

Blinkbox Blitz!

A large dose of classic comedy and recent favourites are now available to watch free online, including, of course, a huge truckload of TVO related content. UK based video on demand service Blinkbox offers television and film from both sides of the pond to download or stream via pc, mac, games [...]

August 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

Commissioned To The Skies!

It seems that Sky1 are drastically becoming the new place to be for the latest hits in the comedy world – we all completely fell for the colorful wonderment that was This Is Jinsy, and now some familiar names from the Booshdom are still cropping up left right and center! Firstly Julia Davis [...]

January 27, 2012 // 1 Comment

Listen To Jinsy

The latest surreal show to come from Sky has now released a soundtrack. This Is Jinsy is now available to download and take you to a world you could only imagine – or now listen to. The show began airing late September this year and has taken Sky Atlantic to new, fantastical heights. Now you [...]

November 10, 2011 // 0 Comments

Disc Is Jinsy

This Is Jinsy is now available to pre-order on dvd from The Velvet Onion Amazon Store. The show – written by and starring Chris Bran and Justin Chub – premièred on Sky Atlantic last week, and features TVO’s very own Alice Lowe and Colin Hoult in its ensemble cast, alongside [...]

September 26, 2011 // 1 Comment

Jinsy Previews

Sky Atlantic have posted a series of brief preview clips from their forthcoming surreal comedy series This Is Jinsy. The show, which is the brainchild of Chris Bran and Justin Chub, began life as a BBC Three pilot last year, but when the Beeb turned it down, Sky Atlantic picked it up, and have [...]

September 5, 2011 // 7 Comments

This Is Jinsy, That Is Promotion!

Promotion for forthcoming Sky Atlantic comedy series This Is Jinsy, featuring a smattering of TVO regulars, has begun in earnest over at Sky Atlantic’s official website. The show, written by and starring Chris Bran and Justin Chubb, began life as a BBC Three pilot last year – only for [...]

July 28, 2011 // 3 Comments