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Two further Burge & Way sketches have appeared on YouTube. After the first two samples from their taster tape made last year, script edited by James Bachman and also featuring Steve Oram, turned up earlier this month, we’ve been looking forward to seeing more from the duo – and [...]

August 20, 2011 // 1 Comment

Mongrels 2

A fresh Mongrels trailer has appeared online. The second series is starting soon on BBC3, and the first teaser trailer emerged back in May. Now to get you in the mood for fresh episodes, there is a new trailer on the BBC Website, which you can also see below. The show returns in the Autumn, and [...]

August 20, 2011 // 0 Comments

Scientology: The Truth

Footage from Gareth Tunley‘s documentary on Scientology made late last year has emerged on YouTube. Fearing the discovery of vaguely defined bad shit, the piece purports to be THE documentary that finally uncovers the shocking truth about Scientology.  You can see it below. In reality, the [...]

August 15, 2011 // 0 Comments


The cast of Mongrels will join the first ever Comedy Prom this weekend. Hosted by the inimitable Tim Minchin, the event at the Royal Albert Hall takes place tomorrow night, Saturday 13th August, at 7:30pm. The Mongrels team, fresh from wrapping on the second series of the show [coming soon to [...]

August 12, 2011 // 1 Comment

The Hand Model

The second Burge & Way sketch is now available on YouTube. Featuring TVO’s Tony Way alongside Steve Burge, this second sketch also features Richard Sandling, who peelers may recognise from The Forgotten Picture Show.  You can see the sketch below. The sketch, as with previous clip The [...]

August 4, 2011 // 1 Comment

Burge & Way

The first of several sketches featuring Steve Burge and Tony Paul Way has emerged online. Featuring a cameo appearance from Steve Oram, the clip can be seen below. According to Tony, the sketches were written and recorded for a taster tape last year, and more will be unleashed in the following [...]

August 2, 2011 // 3 Comments

Catch Up With The Mongrels

BBC Three begins a repeat season of the first series of Mongrels tonight. The show, which details the misadventures of metrosexual urban fox Nelson, his hard as nails relative Vince, pub dog Destiny, confused stray cat Marion and psychotic pigeon Carly, was a smash hit for the channel when it [...]

June 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

Sorry I’ve Got No Head

A new series of Sorry I’ve Got No Head started last Friday on kids’ channel CBBC. The show is written by, and stars, some familiar faces: Ealing Live’s James Bachman and Justin Edwards, Mongrels actor Tony Paul Way, How Not to Live Your Life‘s David Armand and character [...]

May 15, 2011 // 1 Comment

The Forgotten Picture Show

A brand new short featuring a host of TVO favourites has appeared online. Last year we told you about an exciting new project entitled The Last Summer On Earth, written by and starring Steve Oram and Tom Meeten alongside Alice Lowe, Simon Farnaby, Tony Way, Waen Shepherd, Barunka O’Shaugnessy [...]

May 3, 2011 // 2 Comments

Come See The Mongrels

The second series of Mongrels is deep in production right now, and as photos start to emerge, BBC Comedy are offering a chance for fans to visit the set! The show, starring Tony Way alongside the voices of Lucy Montgomery, Katy Brand, Dan Tetsell, Rufus Jones and Paul Kaye returns for a second [...]

April 28, 2011 // 1 Comment


Something tells us next year’s Oscars may have a tinge of Booshdom, as two familiar faces are set to appear in historical thriller Anonymous this Autumn. The film, which hinges on the question of who really wrote William Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets, is to be released on September [...]

April 11, 2011 // 3 Comments

Tap At The Window

Tom Meeten, Alice Lowe, Gareth Tunley and Tony Way appear in a new sci-fi comedy short that’s appeared online today. Entitled Tap At The Window, it was made by writer/director Chris Boyle and his team as part of Sci-Fi London’s 48 Hour Film Challenge at their 10th annual festival in [...]

April 4, 2011 // 1 Comment

More Mongrels

Like many discerning comedy fan out there, we at TVO absolutely adored last year’s puppet-based satirical comedy Mongrels, and were pleased as punch to learn it had been commissioned for a second series. Voice recordings commenced last week, and with the actual filming coming very, very soon, [...]

February 27, 2011 // 1 Comment


With numerous stars of the Booshniverse appearing on CBBC right now via Dick And Dom’s Funny Business, we’re pleased to learn that there will be more Booshy goings on with the finest in children’s television in the Autumn! Simon Farnaby, Tony Way, Tom Meeten, Steve Oram [...]

February 12, 2011 // 2 Comments

This Christmastime

An all-star cast has assembled to provide the final Jackal Film of 2010. Mooted to be a long-lost Christmas single from 1983, the short, directed as ever by Jacqueline Wright, sees the return of Alice Lowe‘s Toyah-parody Val Hallah, alongside Waen Shepherd‘s very own Gary Le Strange. [...]

December 30, 2010 // 5 Comments

Perfect Movie Recreations

A handful of clever, funny (if somewhat bizarre) youtube clips have come to our attention, and we thought we’d bring them to you, dear peelers, to enjoy during a quiet news week. The reason we’re talking about them at The Velvet Onion is because one of the clips features Booshniverse [...]

October 13, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Last Summer On Earth

The Velvet Onion has learnt of a very exciting new project hopefully coming your way in the near future – The Last Summer On Earth. Written by the sublime double-act of Steve Oram and Tom Meeten – whom many of you will know from their previous short films and live shows together, as [...]

July 31, 2010 // 2 Comments

Meet the Mongrels

This week sees the launch of a new BBC Three sitcom featuring several connections to ‘Booshdom’. Mongrels is a fierce puppet-led sitcom from the mind of Adam Miller, which focuses on a gang of vermin hanging around a pub garden. There’s metrosexual fox Nelson, his violent [...]

June 21, 2010 // 0 Comments