Margaret John, RIP (1926-2011)

It is with great sadness that we have learnt of the death of legendary actress Margaret John. The Welsh actress died in her home town of Swansea after a short illness, at the age of 84. Boosh fans will recognise her as the evil Nanatoo, the most deadly demon of all, summoned by Vince & Howard [...]

February 2, 2011 // 9 Comments

The Enemy Of The World’s Final Stand

Colin Hoult‘s critically acclaimed Edinburgh show returns to the London stage next month for its final run ever! Hoult, who first came to TVO’s attention via his hilarious pilot show Zimbani last year, performed The Enemy Of The World throughout the Edinburgh Festival and at selected [...]

January 24, 2011 // 3 Comments

Late Show Fulcher Times

Rich Fulcher‘s appearance on Craig Ferguson’s US chat show has now available on YouTube. The Scottish born comic, actor and now chat show host is still a proud Anglophile, especially when it comes to Doctor Who and comedy – and has uploaded the interview to his official youtube [...]

January 20, 2011 // 5 Comments

Peeder In Perspective

The second installment of the Peeder Jigson Video Diaries is now online. We told you about the first part of the documentary series chronicling the making of The Hobbit late last month.  Directed by Gareth Tunley (director of The Mainstage and recent Jackal guest star), this second installment [...]

January 14, 2011 // 1 Comment

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