Tony Way

The Velvet Onion Calendar 2012

The Velvet Onion are pleased to bring you our exclusive 2012 calendar! We’ve been working with a number of our friends both in front of the camera and behind it, to bring you twelve great shots to print out and stick up on your wall between January 1st and December 31st. With a fantastic new [...]

December 29, 2011 // 3 Comments

Tony And The Dragon Tattoo

Blockbuster thriller The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo is released in cinemas today, and features a familiar face from the land of Booshdom. You can catch the trailer for the film, which was released in North America and Scandinavia earlier this week below. It all looks rather exciting doesn’t [...]

December 26, 2011 // 2 Comments

Thomas & Way Podcast

Mongrels star Tony Way has made a podcast with his friend and regular collaborator  Rhys Thomas (Bellamy’s People, Nathan Barley). The lads talk about everything from wine to snoring to Christmas and everything in between, there’s even a mention of The Mighty Boosh! The sound does go [...]

December 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

Tony Makes A Good Impression

Mongrels star and TVO favourite Tony Way can be seen in The Impressions Show on BBC1 on Wednesdays at 8.30 pm. In the sketch based show Debra Stephenson and Jon Culshaw do impressions of famous people in unusual situations. You can watch the latest episode on BBC iPlayer, and if you’d like [...]

December 11, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Real George Osbourne

He’s a figure of hate to much of the UK at the moment, and now the Chancellor of the Exchequer is spoofed in a new web-show starring Rufus Jones. The Real George Osbourne features Rufus as the titular politician, making a fool out of himself on a regular basis as he undergoes a personal [...]

December 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

Special Forces

Gareth Tunley has directed an Action Movie sketch starring David Armand and Will Andrews, featuring Tony Way. The music is provided by Waen Shepherd. The lads are on a mission but after some misunderstandings, mime has to be deployed! To say any more would spoil the fun, so just watch and [...]

November 19, 2011 // 1 Comment

Double Layers Tonight!

Tonight sees another chance to get a double-bill of Onion Land, with Never Mind The Buzzcocks and Mongrels taking over the BBC for an hour once more. Buzzcocks sees the legendary Alice Cooper in the guest host chair, and Alice, as we know, is a huge Boosh fan.  Seeing as everyone at TVO adores [...]

November 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

Seeing The Sightseers

The Sightseers will be previewed exclusively on Film 2011 tonight. The film, directed by Kill List head honcho Ben Wheatley is written by and stars Alice Lowe and Steve Oram, and tells the blackly comic story of a nerdy caravanning couple driven to madness in the Yorkshire dales. The project [...]

November 9, 2011 // 0 Comments

Life’s Too Short, The Onion Is Wide

This week sees the première of Life’s Too Short, the latest sitcom from the minds of Ricky Gervais & Stephen Merchant, and whilst media focus is on the big name Hollywood A-List guest stars, there are a couple of familiar faces to fans of The Velvet Onion too. The show is a fictional [...]

November 7, 2011 // 1 Comment


THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ENTRIES! Mongrels returns to BBC3 this evening at 10:30pm with a double bill of new episodes. The new series sees the proud return of Nelson, Marion, Destiny, Kali and Vince, alongside Destiny’s hapless owner Gary, as they meet fascinating [...]

November 7, 2011 // 1 Comment

Mongrel Talking: Tony Way

Mongrels comes charging back to BBC3 at 10:30pm on Monday November 7th, and TVO has pulled out all the stops to bring you a string of exclusives to celebrate. As part of our Mongrels Takeover week, TVO has been talking to some of the team behind this award-winning cult smash.  One of our regular [...]

November 5, 2011 // 3 Comments

Mongrels 2: The Facts

As you’re no doubt aware by now, Mongrels returns for its second series on Monday 7th November with a double bill of new episodes on BBC3. The eight part series from the minds of Jon Brown, Daniel Peak & Adam Miller will be augmented by a special ninth episode featuring Miquita Oliver, [...]

November 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

Mongrels Week!

Monday night sees the return of Mongrels to BBC3 – with a double bill of brand new episodes from 10:30pm. The hilarious, award-winning, adult puppet comedy returns for fresh adventures featuring Nelson – the metrosexual fox, Destiny – the pretentious pedigree bitch, Marion [...]

November 4, 2011 // 1 Comment

A Velvet Weekend

What with Halloween being on the most awkward day of the week, we at TVO have been wondering what to do with ourselves this coming spooky weekend and have found there to be a plethora of Booshdom goodies on throughout. Of course, in true Boosh form, this schedule is more suitable for our [...]

October 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

Anonymous Release

The blockbuster Elizabethan drama Anonymous is released in theatres nationwide this weekend. We first told you about the film’s release back in April, as its ensemble cast, spearheaded by Vanessa Redgrave, Rhys Ifans, David Thewlis, Joely Richardson, Jamie Campbell Bower, Rafe Spall and Sir [...]

October 26, 2011 // 2 Comments

Mongrels Is Back!

The transmission date for the opening episodes of Mongrels Series Two has been confirmed for November 7th. The first two episodes of the 8-part series will air from 10:30pm on BBC Three, featuring special guest star Russell Tovey [Being Human, Doctor Who, The History Boys].  A later episode in [...]

October 26, 2011 // 1 Comment

Sightseers Enters Production

Filming commenced this week on The Sightseers – the long awaited film project from Alice Lowe and Steve Oram. Directed by critically acclaimed director Ben Wheatley (Kill List), the film sees the duo portraying sheltered holiday-makers Chris & Tina, travelling the English countryside in [...]

October 5, 2011 // 1 Comment


A vintage late 90s sketch series featuring Tony Way, Steve Burge and a host of other big names is being released on dvd in November. Barking was made for Channel 4 back in 1998, and as if to prove that nothing really changes, was immediately dumped in a graveyard slot and denied a second [...]

September 27, 2011 // 3 Comments


The fifth and sadly final (for now) Burge & Way sketch has been posted online.  Entitled simply Eggman, to say anymore about the latest clip from Tony Way and Steve Burge would spoil its madcap charm.  Just press play below! You can see the previous sketches, which were all script edited by [...]

August 26, 2011 // 3 Comments