Victoria Wood

Christmas Onions 2017

The festive season is upon us and there’s plenty to keep you entertained on the tellybox. Here’s our roundup of this year’s most essential Christmas viewing… Taskmaster: Champion of Champions Wednesday 13th and Wednesday 20th December at 9pm, Dave Taskmaster series 5 champion Bob [...]

December 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Our Friend Victoria with the League of Gentlemen

Our Friend Victoria concludes tonight with two episodes, one of which is hosted by The League of Gentlemen. Over the last few weeks, the BBC series has been celebrating the work of Victoria Wood. With a different theme and host each week, plus contributions from friends and admirers of Victoria, [...]

May 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Bristol Celebrates Comedy Legends

The newly announced programme for Bristol Slapstick Festival 2017 will include celebrations of comedy greats such as Victoria Wood, Rik Mayall and The Young Ones. On Wednesday 18th January at 5.40pm, Victoria Wood: Let’s Do It! will take place at the Watershed. Andrew Kelly (Festival of [...]

November 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

Victoria Wood CBE – 1953-2016

The Velvet Onion would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Victoria Wood CBE, who passed away today. Hailing from the Prestwich area of Bury in the North West of England, Victoria Wood started her career appearing on tv talent show New Faces in 1974, and became a [...]

April 20, 2016 // 0 Comments