August 2010


The latest Jackal Film has been released online and features a very special guest star in the shape of Look Around You and Timewaster Diaries legend Robert Popper. Entitled Celeberama!, its a deliberately lo-key affair purporting to be the home-made ‘web-show’ of two hapless creations, [...]

August 31, 2010 // 1 Comment

A Mullet And The Fringe

As previously mentioned, in addition to the delicious Eleanor in Edinburgh, there’s another Booshniverse-related act performing at the Festival.  Paul Foot’s show, Ash in the Attic, directed by Noel Fielding is also playing at the Underbelly during August. Andrew Doyle, writer for the [...]

August 27, 2010 // 7 Comments

Dave Brown: Much More Than A Monkey Suit

Today marks the fourth day of Eleanorburgh, as Rich Fulcher & Dave Brown’s live show continues to wow the crowds at the Udderbelly Pasture in Edinburgh.  Tickets for the remaining shows are available here – and our head honcho, who went to see the show this weekend, can confirm at [...]

August 24, 2010 // 12 Comments

Buzzcocks Exclusive!

So is he or isn’t he? Fielding fans across the land have been wondering whether Noel Fielding will be repeating his stint as team captain on the new series of Never Mind the Buzzcocks (filming due to start in September 2010, with broadcast on BBC2 a few weeks afterwards). Well, we can be the [...]

August 23, 2010 // 17 Comments

Berry Summer Sun

The ever talented and generous Matt Berry is giving away a free download of his brand new EP, ‘Summer Sun’. This latest offering has 6 tracks: The Dawn, Last Load Home, On A High (The Sky Is Burning Bright), Gather Up, Dark Beach and Farewell Summer Sun. For those who like to [...]

August 22, 2010 // 2 Comments

I’m A Gag Hag

As Edinburgh dates for An Audience With Eleanor The Tour Whore begin to sell out, the show – created by Rich Fulcher and Dave Brown – looks set to become the hottest ticket in town between Aug 21st and 31st.  You can buy tickets yourself here. There are also treats in store for anyone [...]

August 19, 2010 // 1 Comment

At Home With Four Lions

Four Lions – the controversial cinematic directorial debut by Chris Morris – comes to dvd and blu-ray later this month. The film, which tells the tale of four would-be suicide bombers attempting to disrupt the London marathon, was a surprise smash hit on its theatrical release earlier [...]

August 19, 2010 // 0 Comments

Flavours Of Fulcher Fancy Dress Competition!

As we mentioned earlier this week in our launch post for Fulcher Fortnight – celebrating the coming of Eleanor to the Edinburgh Festival – we’re very lucky to offer you a truly unique competition. We have a copy of Tiny Acts Of Rebellion signed by RICH FULCHER himself and an [...]

August 19, 2010 // 3 Comments

Forgotten Favourites: Golf War

It’s Fulcher Fortnight here at The Velvet Onion – celebrating the liquid wonderment of Rich Fulcher in honour of An Audience With Eleanor The Tour Whore coming to the Edinburgh Festival from 21st-31st August {tickets available here}. We’ve got a Fancy Dress competition that could [...]

August 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

Fulcher Fortnight!

This Saturday sees the debut of An Audience With Eleanor The Tour Whore at the Edinburgh Festival. Rich Fulcher will be bringing his groupie alter-ego to life once again in the highly acclaimed show he has created with Dave Brown, every night at the Udderbelly Pasture from Saturday 21st to Tuesday [...]

August 17, 2010 // 2 Comments

Beat Those Winter Blues And Sheik Yerbooshy!!

If you like to plan your Boosh related events in advance, then we have just the thing for you organised lot! On November 6th, Frank Zappa’s eldest son Dweezil Zappa will play at The Roundhouse in Camden, London and none other than The Mighty Boosh Band will be making an appearance! Huge Zappa [...]

August 7, 2010 // 8 Comments

Edinburgh Nights

It’s that time of year again: The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is here, so for anyone lucky enough to be going, we’ve got a round-up of the shows you won’t want to miss.  And for those who are less lucky, look away now or avoid being taken over by the big green monster. As our regular readers [...]

August 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Mother Hen To All Groupies

The last ten days of August are officially dubbed Eleanorburgh – with Rich Fulcher taking his Boosh spin-off character to the Edinburgh Festival in the highly acclaimed show An Evening With Eleanor The Tour Whore.  You can buy tickets for the show, which runs from 21st-30th August right [...]

August 4, 2010 // 2 Comments