Tony Law

Alternative Comedy Rides Again

Comedy Central has confirmed a second series of The Alternative Comedy Experience, the stand-up based comedy show curated by Stewart Lee. The Alternative Comedy Experience showcases comedians who tend to be overlooked by mainstream media. The series is overseen by Stewart Lee, who doesn’t [...]

May 8, 2013 // 1 Comment

Spank Some TVO Talent

Comedy fans in the London area can start getting excited now with two forthcoming shows from Spank! at Udderbelly Southbank which feature artists who we cover at The Velvet Onion. On Friday, 7th June the Spank! line-up features performaces from Rufus Jones and Alex Kirk, along with sets from Isy [...]

May 3, 2013 // 1 Comment

Ape-ril Ambassadors

Dave Brown and Tony Law have joined Bill Bailey in the Ape-ril campaign in aid of the Sumatran Orang-utan Society. The trio have firm links with the charity, with Brown & Bailey joining forces for a Monkees duet at their Orangaid event back in 2009, and now they’re aiming to [...]

April 9, 2013 // 4 Comments

ComCom Tony

Tony Law headlines this month’s ComComedy Live Night  later this week. The surrealistic stand-up is joined on the bill at the Shoreditch venue by Ben Target, Chris Betts, Rob Carter, Frost N Ireland, Carly Smallman and one of our favourite non-TVO acts, Nathanial Tapley. It’s another [...]

April 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

Tony Law’s Cat Jumped Over The Moone, Boy!

Tony Law is one of a number of big names at Sky’s The Cat Laughs Comedy Festival in Ireland this Summer – and those attending can be the first to see a new episode of Moone Boy too! The festival takes place across five days – from Thursday, May 30th to Monday, June 3rd – [...]

April 3, 2013 // 0 Comments

Law On Tour

Following the long overdue addition of the supremely brilliant Tony Law to the TVO family we thought it was only right and proper to let you know where you can see him perform in the coming weeks. Here, for your delectation and delight, are details of the performances of his Maximum Nonsense show [...]

March 28, 2013 // 1 Comment

Teenage Cancer Trust Comedy Night: Review

Wednesday evening was the comedy night of 2013’s Teenage Cancer Trust concerts at the Royal Albert Hall. The evening was hosted by Noel Fielding and Russell Brand, and as you’d expect, we were there to take notes. Velveteer Mog reports: It’s fair to say that I’ve managed to [...]

March 22, 2013 // 3 Comments

New Wave On The Air Waves!

Finally, there’s an alternative comedy contender to the mainstream of Live at the Appollo and Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow!  One-time Boosh collaborator, Stewart-Lee, is curating a new show on Comedy Central, featuring a few of our favourite new wave acts. Alternative Comedy [...]

January 26, 2013 // 3 Comments

MeeBOX Revisited

Comedy legend Adam Buxton has uploaded the full length solitary edition of MeeBOX – the 2008 BBC3 pilot he made featuring a smattering of TVO faces – to his YouTube page. The half hour sketch show featured a lot of the hallmarks of Buxton’s work from both his early days with [...]

January 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

New Wave At Old Rope

Monday evening’s Old Rope Comedy Club caused a palpable frenzy of excitement amongst comedy fans. Well, it’s not every day you get to see Noel Fielding, Tony Law and Joey Page on the same bill.  And that’s before you consider the the other excellent acts who performed alongside [...]

January 16, 2013 // 4 Comments

Tough Crowd

Tough Crowd, the latest photo exhibition by Dave Brown, opens today at The Strand Gallery in central London. A collection of portraits capturing the very essence of the lonely, fragile comedian, the exhibition is in aid of the brilliant Afrikids and features a whole host of famous names [...]

December 5, 2012 // 1 Comment

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