Waen Shepherd

TVO Live: Fresh Layers

The Velvet Onion is proud to announce two more names attending The Velvet Onion Live on May 31st at The Vandella, Shepherd’s Bush. Joining our star-packed line-up are two of the stars of Luxury Comedy – the incredible Dolly Wells and the inimitable Mike Fielding! Dolly, of course, [...]

April 30, 2012 // 1 Comment

Club Fantastico: Theatre Of The Absurd

Last Thursday saw the hotly-anticipated return of Club Fantastico, Steve Oram and Tom Meeten’s somewhat unhinged comedy night. With guest appearances from Alice Lowe, Waen Shepherd, Alex Kirk and Rich Fulcher, The Velvet Onion was, naturally, on hand at The Vandella in Shepherds Bush to [...]

April 17, 2012 // 5 Comments

The Velvet Onion Live! – EXTRA Layers!

The Velvet Onion is pleased to be able to announce several more acts for our debut live night on Thursday May 31st at The Vandella. The Velvet Onion Live! takes place on Thursday, May 31st 2012. Tickets are on sale NOW via Ticketweb, priced just £15. Please remember the venue is a licensed bar [...]

April 9, 2012 // 3 Comments

The Velvet Onion Live! – Tickets On Sale NOW!

Tickets are now on sale for our first ever live show! We are honoured to be able to confirm a star-studded bill set to take place at THE VANDELLA in Shepherd’s Bush on Thursday, 31st May 2012. Together with James Wren & Bob Pipe, we’re putting on quite a show – with a number [...]

April 5, 2012 // 4 Comments

Club Fantastico!

The first of Oram & Meeten‘s Club Fantastico nights takes place on April 12th, and its line-up is certainly looking likely to live up to its name! Joining Steve Oram and Tom Meeten that night will be TVO’s very own Rich Fulcher, Alice Lowe and Waen Shepherd – alongside [...]

April 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Velvet Onion Live!

The Velvet Onion is going live! Hands up – who thought our news about a TVO gig was a great big April Fool?  We just couldn’t help but tease with this one, but for the last few months we have been quietly preparing for our biggest challenge yet: Putting on our very own live show! We [...]

April 2, 2012 // 8 Comments

Peeder’s Making Music

The latest installment from the video diary of Peeder Jigson has been unleashed! In this part, he talks to Howard Shore about the music for his new film The Hubbard. The pair do bear a striking resemblance to TVO friends James Bachman and Waen Shepherd! You can see for yourself [...]

January 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

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

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

Strange Prize

TVO regular Waen Shepherd has won the Most Original Composition Award in the Spectrasonics OMG-1 Contest. Shepherd won for his piece Vestas Clock and the prize was a brand new Moog MIDI MuRF. The competition judges ‘fell in love with this wonderfully quirky piece – full of personality [...]

September 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

Lucy Montgomery’s Variety Pack

Lucy Montgomery‘s Variety Pack returns to Radio 4 for its second series on Tuesday. The comedienne, perhaps best known for her work in Bellamy’s People and Tittybangbang, will also be familiar to TVO readers from her appearances in AD/BC: A Rock Opera, The Mighty Boosh, The IT [...]

July 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

Not Later

The latest BBC Comedy web exclusive packs more TVO names into its three minutes than you can shake a small, nasal pianist at. Featuring Tom Meeten as Jools Holland, as he leads us through a variety of silly-named artists featuring on his show this week, eagle eyed viewers will spot James Bachman, [...]

June 29, 2011 // 4 Comments

Guilt & Variety… Free Of Charge!

Free tickets are available for two new shows featuring Lucy Montgomery, Waen Shepherd and Sharon Horgan. Montgomery, who will be familiar to TVO readers for her appearances in AD/BC, The Mighty Boosh, Tittybangbang, The IT Crowd and of course, as the voice of Destiny in Mongrels, will be hosting [...]

June 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

Forgotten Favourites: Hyperdrive

Every once in a while, TVO likes to take the opportunity to look back on some of the lesser known areas of the back catalogue we love so well. Take sci-fi sitcom Hyperdrive for example – which ran for two seasons in 2006 and 2007, yet never quite shook off the comparisons to sci-com behemoth [...]

June 19, 2011 // 4 Comments

Motor Love

A music video pastiche featuring the music of Waen Shepherd and featuring a cameo from Steve Oram has emerged online. Entitled Motor Love, the track is a spot on pastiche of famed 70s/80s synth pioneer Giorgio Moroder, best known for his work with the likes of Donna Summer and Freddie Mercury. [...]

May 31, 2011 // 0 Comments

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

Concrete Trampoline

Legendary Boosh starting venue The Hen & Chickens is to host a new play featuring TVO regular Waen Shepherd. Concrete Trampoline is a comedy about life, death and panic attacks, where the totally hopeless meet the utterly hapless in a budget hotel room.  It promises to feature two delusional [...]

January 5, 2011 // 1 Comment

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

Fulchfestivity: Ho Ho Ho!

Last night saw the decade’s third and final Fulchfest, Rich Fulcher’s chaotic, fun, and often times brilliant monthly comedy extravaganza at The Bull & Gate in Kentish Town.  Paulyne and Mog, our North London Velveteers, were there to bear witness for TVO: Paulyne Before I [...]

December 5, 2010 // 6 Comments

Have A Jolly Fulchmas

As November rolls to an end and we welcome December with open arms, not only does this mean that we are that much closer to mince pies, mulled wine and… reindeer but it also brings us the 3rd (and final of 2010) of Rich Fulcher’s Fulchfest! Rich will be taking his usual position at The [...]

November 22, 2010 // 0 Comments