October 2011

Time Out’s Real Horror Dose

Colin Hoult has written an exclusive short story for TimeOut London. The story appears in the current edition of TimeOut on news stands in London [and possibly elsewhere], and also features on their website. You can see the second of two Real Horror Show performances at the Leicester Square [...]

October 31, 2011 // 0 Comments

Big Up The BIFA Nominations!

The nominations for the 14th annual British Independent Film Awards have been announced, and  several TVO-connected productions and artists have been included! First up is Submarine, Richard Ayoade‘s critically-acclaimed coming-of-age movie, which has garnered nominations for Ayoade in the [...]

October 31, 2011 // 0 Comments

The TVO Boosh Crawl

Thinking back to the journey that The Mighty Boosh have taken, it really is astounding to think about where it all started. Up until the radio series, Noel & Julian took their fantastical minds and words around London, piecing together what was to be their first Edinburgh show, winning the [...]

October 30, 2011 // 0 Comments

Noel And Dave’s Installation

Together with Canongate, Dave Brown and Noel Fielding have unleashed another video to promote The Scribblings of a Madcap Shambleton. All The Mighty Boosh fans know and appreciate the odd insanity of the show and this video stays true to that artistic (and insane!) spirit. It features Dave [...]

October 28, 2011 // 5 Comments

Forgotten Favourites: (Un)Natural Acts

In honour of the 10 year Anniversary of The Mighty Boosh radio series, we’re bringing you a handful of special posts to mark this week! Here Velveteer Helen brings you the ins and outs of (Un)Natural Acts in this Forgotten Favourite. The six episodes of (Un)Natural Acts were made in 1998, [...]

October 28, 2011 // 1 Comment

A Velvet Weekend

What with Halloween being on the most awkward day of the week, we at TVO have been wondering what to do with ourselves this coming spooky weekend and have found there to be a plethora of Booshdom goodies on throughout. Of course, in true Boosh form, this schedule is more suitable for our [...]

October 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Boosh: Ten Years On

What were you doing exactly 10 years ago? Too long ago to remember? Well, if you were tuned into Radio 4 you may very well have been experiencing The Mighty Boosh’s first foray into broadcast media. This month marks the tenth anniversary of The Boosh – the first radio series from [...]

October 26, 2011 // 22 Comments

Anonymous Release

The blockbuster Elizabethan drama Anonymous is released in theatres nationwide this weekend. We first told you about the film’s release back in April, as its ensemble cast, spearheaded by Vanessa Redgrave, Rhys Ifans, David Thewlis, Joely Richardson, Jamie Campbell Bower, Rafe Spall and Sir [...]

October 26, 2011 // 2 Comments

Mongrels Is Back!

The transmission date for the opening episodes of Mongrels Series Two has been confirmed for November 7th. The first two episodes of the 8-part series will air from 10:30pm on BBC Three, featuring special guest star Russell Tovey [Being Human, Doctor Who, The History Boys].  A later episode in [...]

October 26, 2011 // 1 Comment

Now We Feel Like Ants

After hyping up Stuart Silver’s debut solo show, You Look Like Ants, we took it upon ourselves to visit Soho Theatre and throw in our 2 cents, on what could possibly be the most peculiar yet memorable comedy experience you may have. When walking out of the Soho Theatre after [...]

October 23, 2011 // 0 Comments

The (Brief) Return Of Vlad

The video of the latest single from Kasabian’s Velociraptor album has just been posted on youtube. And if you look very closely you may see someone you recognise. ‘Rewired’ sees the band in a series of increasingly-bizarre car chases, laced through with strong overtones of the [...]

October 22, 2011 // 5 Comments

Booshy Comedy Carpet Evidence!

Earlier this week, we told you about the Blackpool Comedy Carpet which is full of quotes and catchphrases from various comedy acts and television shows… including The Mighty Boosh. We then issued a challenge to find as many quotes as possible from the show… and you responded! Peeler [...]

October 22, 2011 // 6 Comments

IT Crowd Uninstalled

Graham Linehan has confirmed that The IT Crowd is to end next year, following an extended special. Previous announcements were made in regard to a fifth series expected in April 2012, and indeed, writers were attached to the show’s brainstorming stages in a bid to support Linehan’s [...]

October 21, 2011 // 3 Comments

You Look Like Ants, This Looks Like A Competition!

Thanks to the kind people at the Soho Theatre, we can offer a handful of free tickets to see Stuart Silver‘s new show, You Look Like Ants this weekend! Silver, who appeared in Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, Man To Man With Dean Learner and The Mighty Boosh, as well as a ten year, BAFTA [...]

October 19, 2011 // 2 Comments

Silver Stream Of Thoughts

Not too long ago you may have peeled our find of Stuart Silver performing his solo show You Look Like Ants, at the Soho Theatre. If you are still not swayed into grabbing yourself a ticket for this bound-to-be wondrous show, then you can now let the man himself try and convince you, as he shares [...]

October 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

Walk All Over Boosh

If you’re in the Blackpool area, you might want to check out the latest attraction – the Blackpool Comedy Carpet! The floor at the base of the Blackpool tower is now strewn with thousands of quotes and catchphrases from only the best comedy acts and television shows – and of [...]

October 17, 2011 // 6 Comments

The Urban Scribbler

Last week saw the release of Scribblings Of A Madcap Shambleton – a hardback collection of Noel Fielding’s artwork, compiled by Noel & Dave Brown. To promote the release, Saturday saw the duo whisked up to Edinburgh for another signing event – this time at Urban Outfitters. [...]

October 17, 2011 // 15 Comments

Madcap Painter

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re well aware that Noel Fielding and Dave Brown will be appearing at Urban Outfitters in Edinburgh tomorrow. For anyone who’s somehow avoided acquiring this knowledge thus far, all the relevant details are here. Their appearance in Edinburgh [...]

October 14, 2011 // 8 Comments

Monty Python Mongrel

The entertainment airwaves are buzzing with excitement about the impending broadcast of Holy Flying Circus, a dramatisation of the furore that surrounded the release of Monty Python’s The Life Of Brian in 1979. The 90 minute film follows Monty Python as they deal with the controversy, [...]

October 13, 2011 // 6 Comments

Snuffbox Unboxed

This week marks the US release of Snuffbox at long last to DVD via Severin Films, and to celebrate, we thought we’d take a look back at some classic moments from the cult sketch show. You can buy your own copy of Snuffbox from various retailers, including Amazon.com right now, and marvel at [...]

October 13, 2011 // 0 Comments