April 2011

Don’t Forget The Crawl

Don’t forget that the first-ever Comedy Crawl is taking place over this Bank Holiday Weekend (30th April to 1st May). The event has been created by the founders of the Camden Crawl festival, and will host more than 100 comedy acts from the UK and abroad across seven venues in Camden, London. [...]

April 29, 2011 // 0 Comments

Come See The Mongrels

The second series of Mongrels is deep in production right now, and as photos start to emerge, BBC Comedy are offering a chance for fans to visit the set! The show, starring Tony Way alongside the voices of Lucy Montgomery, Katy Brand, Dan Tetsell, Rufus Jones and Paul Kaye returns for a second [...]

April 28, 2011 // 1 Comment

Deeper Understanding For Kate Bush

As we reported previously, Kate Bush has given us a treat in the form of a re-vamp of her Single Deeper Understanding. Along with this, is an accompanying video which stars some greats such as Robbie Coltrane, Frances Barber and of course her very own lady red, Noel Fielding. We are now ecstatic to [...]

April 26, 2011 // 5 Comments

Hello Goodnight Burbank!

On the eve of the American premiere of brand new, half hour episodes of Goodnight Burbank – a webshow which has previously featured Rich Fulcher – TVO spoke to our friend Hayden Black about the launch of his enhanced version of the show.   To find out what it was like writing for John [...]

April 25, 2011 // 3 Comments

Sod Cancer… Own Film Props!

Do you want a piece of genuine Bunny and the Bull memorabilia? Would you like to help a good cause at the same time? Yes?  Then you’re in luck.  Sod Cancer is auctioning props and memorabilia from film and television to raise money for The Everyman Male Cancer Campaign. On offer is a model [...]

April 21, 2011 // 1 Comment

Alice’s WunderFilms

Tonight on Radio 4, Alice Lowe invites you all to visit Alice’s Wunderland. In light of this, Velveteer Mog elected to take a quick look back at the work of Alice & Jacqueline Wright’s Jackal Films throughout their 2010 Calendar Project.  Below is her personal review. In 2010 [...]

April 21, 2011 // 2 Comments

Take My Hand (And Heart)

Matt Berry has a new video for the single Take My Hand, from the Witchazel album. Starring Snuff Box regular Nick Lucas, it is not exactly what you would expect for the song! It’s a lovely story and well worth a watch. Take My Hand, and the album – Witchazel, are available on cd and [...]

April 19, 2011 // 3 Comments

Alice’s Wunderland: Through The Onion Glass

This week sees the premiere of the brand new radio pilot from the brain of TVO’s fairy godmother, Alice Lowe. Bringing together a whole host of familiar names in a late night audio treat, the pilot will be broadcast this Thursday, April 21st on BBC Radio 4. In the run-up to the show, TVO were [...]

April 18, 2011 // 10 Comments

The Many Faces Of Wunderland

Alice’s Wunderland is set to air this coming week, and here at TVO we wanted to give you a little teaser about what to expect. The sketch show pilot is the brainchild of its star Alice Lowe, and there are a number of familiar faces from the wider world of Booshdom involved. These include [...]

April 17, 2011 // 2 Comments

Own Moss’s Words And Roy’s Actions

Our endless trawl across the deepest, darkest recesses of the Net to bring you Booshniverse goodies can sometimes uncover a real corker. If you’ve ever wanted to own a collectable part of The IT Crowd, that time is now! Prop Store, a website for TV and movie-based memorabilia is offering IT [...]

April 17, 2011 // 0 Comments

An Early Rise For The Badger’s Wake

Matt Berry is one of the many artists releasing a single in aid of Record Store Day tomorrow. The international event celebrates independent record stores worldwide, and sees a number of big-name artists including Queen, Foo Fighters, Deep Purple and Kate Bush releasing limited edition vinyl [...]

April 15, 2011 // 3 Comments

Your Highness

Today sees the UK cinema release of medieval fantasy comedy Your Highness – which features TVO’s very own Simon Farnaby in it’s ensemble cast.  Our editor-in-chief attended a preview screening this week, so here is his personal review… There’s a strange air of [...]

April 14, 2011 // 6 Comments

May Fulchfest: What A Line-Up!

As we reported earlier this month the first Fulchfest of 2011 takes place on Saturday 7th May at The Bull & Gate in Kentish Town. However, at the time of writing the full line-up was still to be announced.   Now the acts have been confirmed and we’re delighted to see that the [...]

April 13, 2011 // 1 Comment

Dead Dogs And Robot Chains

The forthcoming Robots In Disguise single, Chains, has been remixed by none other than Holly Jane Shears of DeadDogInBlackBag and Circulus fame. The Velvet Onion got wind of this very exciting collaboration last week, safe in the knowledge that it would be coming your way soon.  We felt best to [...]

April 11, 2011 // 0 Comments

Noel, The King Of Comedy

Noel Fielding‘s 2010 performance from the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal is to air on British TV this week. In the latest edition of Comedy Kings: Best Of Just For Laughs, Noel’s set heads up a phenomenal line-up that also includes Black Books legend Dylan Moran and the glorious [...]

April 11, 2011 // 8 Comments


Something tells us next year’s Oscars may have a tinge of Booshdom, as two familiar faces are set to appear in historical thriller Anonymous this Autumn. The film, which hinges on the question of who really wrote William Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets, is to be released on September [...]

April 11, 2011 // 3 Comments

Scribblings of a Madcap Shambleton

A new book about and by Noel Fielding will be hitting the shelves in October! The book is titled Scribblings of a Madcap Shambleton, and its release is set to coincide with the Autumn broadcast of Noel’s new TV show for E4 Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy, which Fielding talked [...]

April 8, 2011 // 21 Comments

Berry Season

There’s all sorts of action in camp Berry right now, as Matt promotes his new album Witchazel. Great news for Matt Berry fans, Absolute Radio will feature live session tracks from Matt during Geoff Lloyd’s Hometime Show, on Monday 18th April from 7pm to 8pm. Absolute Radio is on DAB [...]

April 8, 2011 // 4 Comments

Farnaby The Bold

Tomorrow sees the US theatrical release of fantasy comedy Your Highness, with the UK release following next Friday… and there’s a nice slice of Booshdom in the cast list. Simon Farnaby has a notable role as the villianous Manious The Bold, part of an elite band of knights led by Damien [...]

April 7, 2011 // 1 Comment