Tracy Ann Oberman

Lucas and Oberman in Chichester

Matt Lucas and Tracy-Ann Oberman will appear in Chichester Festival Theatre’s new season this summer. Matt Lucas will be playing Bill Snibson in the musical Me and My Girl. This will be Matt’s first time in Chichester, but of course it won’t be his first musical theatre role as [...]

March 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

Jack & Millie

Rebecca Front and her brother, the writer and comedian Jeremy Front, have created a new radio comedy pilot which airs on BBC Radio 4 this week. The pair, who were previously responsible for the series Incredible Women and Rebecca’s 2014 book Loose Connections, star in Jack & Millie, [...]

February 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tracy Ann Oberman joins Fiddler on the Roof

Toast of London‘s Tracy Ann Oberman will star in a production of Fiddler on the Roof at the Chichester Festival Theatre. Since Toast of London was last on our screens, Tracy Ann Oberman has been very busy on stage, starring in The Mighty Walzer at Manchester’s Royal Exchange [...]

February 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

Preview: Tracy Ullman’s Show Series 2

This week sees the return of Tracy Ullman’s Show to BBC One, with the first episode airing on Friday 3rd February at 9:30pm. As with the first series, a bevy of TVO regulars are involved: this time around Dan Skinner, Tracy Ann Oberman, Lucy Montgomery and Laurence Rickard are part of the [...]

February 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

Yvonne more for Oberman

Tracy Ann Oberman has once again revived her Doctor Who character Yvonne Hartman in the latest Torchwood audio play from Big Finish. The Torchwood Archive is a special feature-length story celebrating the tenth anniversary of the spin-off series, and reunites most of the show’s original [...]

November 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

Oberman is Stepping Out

Tracy Ann Oberman has joined the cast of comedy play Stepping Out. The play is about a group of seven women and one man trying to tap their troubles away at a weekly dance class. Along with the fabulous Tracy Ann Oberman, the cast includes Amanda Holden, Angela Griffin, Tamzin Outhwaite and [...]

September 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

A Word On Bullying From Tracy Ann Oberman

Tracy Ann Oberman has contributed an interview to The Diana Award’s Anti-Bullying Campaign blog. The new academic year began this week for most UK schools but, sadly, almost half of all young people report being bullied at some point during their school life and 20,000 young people truant [...]

September 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

Oberman & Schneider get Pointless

Tracy Ann Oberman and David Schneider appear on this weekend’s celebrity edition of hit BBC One gameshow Pointless. Oberman – star of Toast of London, Crims and Big Train – joins forces with former The Day Today and Alan Partridge actor turned viral internet sensation [...]

September 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Berry on Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 has announced a raft of brand new comedy shows, one of which will star Matt Berry. On the subject of his new show, Matt Berry: My Life in Broadcast, Matt has said: “I’m very excited to be back on Radio 4, this time to present a history of some interviews I took part in, dating [...]

August 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

WILTY Returns

Award-winning panel show Would I Lie To You? is returning to BBC One for its tenth series in August/September. Here’s the lineup of guests to expect: Episode 1 – Romesh Ranganathan, Martin Kemp, Mel Giedroyc, David Haye Episode 2 – Bob Mortimer, Nadiya Hussain, Diane [...]

August 2, 2016 // 1 Comment

John Pidgeon, RIP 1947-2016

The Velvet Onion is saddened to report on the death of journalist, author, historian, radio producer and comedy executive John Pidgeon, following a long illness. A celebrated critic whose work in the 1970s included collaborations with The Faces, Slade and Eric Clapton, John moved into radio in [...]

July 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Preview: Hoff the Record Series 2

Next week sees the return of Hoff the Record – Dave’s mockumentary sitcom hybrid starring Knight Rider legend David Hasselhoff alongside TVO regular Fergus Craig. With a top notch regular cast and a number of TVO related guest stars across the run once more, is series two worth the [...]

April 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Mighty Walzer

Tracy Ann Oberman is to star in a brand new play at Manchester’s prestigious Royal Exchange Theatre. The Stage reports that The Mighty Walzer – an adaptation of Howard Jacobson’s novel – has been adapted by Simon Bent, and will co-star Elliot Levey, Ilan Goodman and Joe [...]

April 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Radio Roundup

There is a lot of TVO related excitement in radio at the moment. The BBC Audio Drama Awards finalists (2016) have been announced and there are two shows in the Best Scripted Comedy Drama section featuring TVO stars. Cabin Pressure – Finale (Zurich), by John Finnemore features Dan Tetsell as Rick [...]

January 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now: On TV This Week

Here’s what’s coming up over the next 7 days. Hunderby Thursday, 10:00pm, Sky Atlantic A two part return for Julia Davis black comedy, featuring Rufus Jones, Alex MacQueen and Reece Shearsmith. For Hunderby coverage, CLICK HERE. Toast of London Wednesdays, 10:30pm, Channel Four [...]

December 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now: On TV This Week

Here’s what’s coming up over the next 7 days. Crackanory Thursday, 10:00pm, Dave The adult storytime fun returns for a third series all week, with stories read by Richard Ayoade, Morgana Robinson and lots of other big name stars. Story writers include Tony Way, Kevin Eldon, Alex [...]

December 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now: On TV This Week

Here’s what’s coming up over the next 7 days. Toast of London Wednesdays, 10:30pm, Channel Four Matt Berry returns as the larger than life Steven Toast, in the sitcom he writes with Arthur Matthews (Father Ted, Big Train). As ever, Harry Peacock, Doon Mackichan, Tracy Oberman, Tim [...]

November 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

A Who’s Who of when TVO Meets Doctor Who

This weekend sees the launch of the latest series of Doctor Who – the ninth since its return in 2005, and the thirty-fifth overall since 1963. Led once more by Peter Capaldi as The Doctor, with Jenna Coleman as Clara Oswald and the sublime Michelle Gomez (Psychobitches) as Missy, this [...]

September 19, 2015 // 3 Comments

Tracy Ann Oberman returns to the Whoniverse

Tracy Ann Oberman is to front a brand new audio play based on Doctor Who spin-off show Torchwood. Back in 2006, Oberman guest-starred in the two-part Doctor Who television story, Army of Ghosts / Doomsday as Yvonne Hartman: head of Torchwood One slap bang in the middle of Canary Wharf as [...]

September 17, 2015 // 0 Comments