June 2010

Work For Reynholm Industries!

Ever wanted a career in IT? Well it looks like Reynholm Industries are in need of some help! In a new game uploaded to the Channel 4 website today you can help Jen, Moss and Roy to fight the spam and viruses in the intertubes of the network. You’re guided through your day by IM’s from [...]

June 29, 2010 // 0 Comments

Onion Talking: Matt Berry

To celebrate the launch of series four of The IT Crowd, we at The Velvet Onion wanted to bring you something genuinely worthy of your attention.  And, thankfully – we got it, in the form of an exclusive interview with one of the show’s stars, and a heavy weight figure in Booshdom [...]

June 25, 2010 // 3 Comments

The IT Crowd: Peelers Favourites

In the last few weeks, we’ve been asking you, dear peelers, to submit your top three episodes of The IT Crowd to TVO in order to determine which episode is your favourite (so far!). The results are now in, and we can confirm your top ten episodes, in reverse order!  What will be crowned the [...]

June 25, 2010 // 2 Comments

Peeling The Onion: Graham Linehan

As part of the conclusion to our IT Crowd week in honour of its return to tv screens tonight, we asked our newest contributor (and extra in the forthcoming series, no less!) ComedyNerd, to bring us her debut piece for TVO – a profile of IT Crowd head honcho and all-round genius, Graham [...]

June 25, 2010 // 2 Comments

Pretty Vacant

Back in May, we reported on the news that James Bachman – a notable figure in Booshdom with appearances in The IT Crowd, The Mighty Boosh, Beehive and Saxondale under his belt – was to star in a forthcoming Doctor Who audio play entitled Situation Vacant. According to the latest issue [...]

June 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

Haven’t I Seen You Before? Part Two

Earlier this week, as part of our IT Crowd 4.0 celebrations, we started a helpful rundown of familiar faces who have cropped up in previous episodes, in aid of those viewers who just can’t quite put a name to a face. The series has had its fair share of cameos, especially during its first [...]

June 23, 2010 // 5 Comments

Fielding and Davis In Movie

Noel Fielding and Julia Davis will be appearing in Come On Eileen, the first feature film by writer/director Finola Geraghty. Produced by Foal Film Productions and Blinder Fims, the film stars an ensemble cast including Jackie Howe, Felix Malcolm Still, Mercedes Grower, Keith Allen, Freddie Jones [...]

June 23, 2010 // 7 Comments

Meet the Mongrels

This week sees the launch of a new BBC Three sitcom featuring several connections to ‘Booshdom’. Mongrels is a fierce puppet-led sitcom from the mind of Adam Miller, which focuses on a gang of vermin hanging around a pub garden. There’s metrosexual fox Nelson, his violent [...]

June 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

Eleanor at Udderbelly

We’ve followed the fortunes of Rich Fulcher’s solo stage show Eleanor in Australia and the US, and last night saw the final London show before  Eleanor heads to the Edinburgh Festival.  Luckily for us two of The Velvet Onion crew, BabyOnFire and Mogemms, were also there to witness it. [...]

June 20, 2010 // 5 Comments

Much More Than Moss

As part of The Velvet Onion’s week of special happenings to honour the new series of the IT Crowd, we’re shining the spotlight on cast member Richard Ayoade’s notable achievements behind the scenes. If you were to compile a list of the writers and directors who have had a genuine [...]

June 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

Haven’t I Seen You Before? Part One

To continue our IT Crowd week, in the build up to the launch of the fourth series on June 25th, we at TVO thought we could be of assistance to those viewers who just can’t quite put a name to a face. The series has had its fair share of cameos, especially during its first season, and a number [...]

June 19, 2010 // 3 Comments

Exclusive: Noel’s Art Show

We can exclusively reveal that Noel Fielding‘s forthcoming art show at Maison Bertaux opens to the public on Monday 5th July. The exhibition will run until January 2011, so there’s plenty of opportunity for you to pay it a visit and simultaneously marvel at Noel’s vibrant [...]

June 18, 2010 // 8 Comments

Version 4.0

The moment you’ve all been waiting for is almost upon us.  The IT Crowd 4.0 hits your tv screens from June 25th courtesy of Talkback Thames and Channel 4, and we’ve got a whole week of articles based around the misadventures of Jen, Roy, Moss, Douglas, Denholm and dear ol’ [...]

June 18, 2010 // 5 Comments

Counting Down to the IT Crowd

As reported last month, the hotly-anticpated fourth series of the IT Crowd airs on Channel 4 on 25th June. To mark this auspicious occasion, The Velvet Onion will be holding a week of exclusive IT Crowd happenings on this here website.  More news about what that actually involves and when it will [...]

June 14, 2010 // 2 Comments

Childmen In NY Review

A few days ago we revealed that Julian Barratt, Noel Fielding and Oliver Ralfe would all be appearing at the New York screenings of the Boosh Tour documentary, Journey of the Childmen. Sadly none of the TVO team could make it to the event, but several of our regular peelers did!  Leah has provided [...]

June 13, 2010 // 21 Comments

Behind the Mighty Decider

Most Boosh fans will probably be aware of the iPhone app, The Mighty Decider, which was launched earlier this year.   If you’re interested in finding out a bit more about it, here’s a short film about the development process behind the app.  ‘Doctor Popular’ (presumably [...]

June 11, 2010 // 2 Comments

Russians Get Booshed!

The Mighty Boosh is now entertaining audiences in Russia via satellite station 2×2. The channel, which was founded in 1989 and relaunched in 2007 after a period of closure, focuses on animation imports during the day, and it seems, comedy at night. As well as the Boosh, Russian viewers can [...]

June 11, 2010 // 11 Comments

WIN An Eleanor T-Shirt & Tickets Bundle!

Are you as in love with Eleanor the Tour Whore as we are?  Would you like to see her bring her unique brand of filth to the Udderbelly on London’s South Bank next weekend? The Velvet Onion can offer one lucky peeler a pair of tickets to see An Evening With Eleanor The Tour Whore – the [...]

June 11, 2010 // 1 Comment

Helloooooooo TVO!

Eleanor The Tour Whore has given friend of TVO and official US correspondent Trixie an exclusive chinwag after her successful American debut in LA this week. Eleanor’s surroundings were somewhat dark and dingy, and filled with loud noises – but from her we’d expect no less! [...]

June 4, 2010 // 9 Comments

La La Land On DVD

If, like us, you’ve been enjoying Marc Wootten’s La La Land on BBC3, you’ll be pleased to be reminded of the fact that, whilst the series concluded tonight, you can relive every episode on dvd next week. We first told you about a dvd release back in April, as we were sure [...]

June 1, 2010 // 1 Comment