Urban Myths

Alex Beckett 1982 – 2018

The Velvet Onion is tremendously saddened to be writing about the death of actor Alex Beckett at the age of just 36. Beckett, who died suddenly this week, was perhaps best known to comedy audiences for his role as hipster PR man Barney Lumsden in John Morton’s Twenty Twelve and W1A alongside [...]

April 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

Noel Fielding to play Alice Cooper

Noel Fielding is set to play rock legend Alice Cooper in an upcoming episode of Urban Myths on Sky Arts. The episode will also star David Suchet as Salvador Dalí, and fellow TVO regular Paul Kaye as Cooper’s then manager Shep Gordon. TVO has seen a sneaky peek, and the results are [...]

May 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Urban Myths episode pulled

Urban Myths – the forthcoming series of one off comedy plays from Happy Tramp featuring numerous TVO talents – will be one episode shorter after controversy over a casting decision has forced Sky Arts to pull one story from the run prior to broadcast. Elizabeth, Michael & [...]

January 13, 2017 // 0 Comments