Interviews

Dave Brown: The Scribbling Slasher

Not too long ago, in a petite coffee shop that straddles the the suits of Clerkenwell and the hipsters of Hackney, The Velvet Onion were lucky enough to catch Dave Brown in his busy life for a chat – Velveteer Paulyne caught up with him following the release of Scribblings Of A Madcap [...]

December 16, 2011 // 7 Comments

Onion Talking: The Ambassador Of The Freaks

In part 1 of our exclusive interview with Noel Fielding he talked about his book of paintings Scribblings of a Madcap Shambleton, and his new TV show Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy. In part 2 we find out what’s really going on with the Boosh, what Noel thinks about the current state of British [...]

November 15, 2011 // 27 Comments

Mongrel Talking: Paul Kaye

Mongrels returned to our screens earlier this week with a double bill of new episodes, involving Nazi beagles and sex-crazed zombie-dogs.  You can catch the episodes again on iPlayer, and with another six, plus a special still to come, TVO has pulled out all the stops to bring you a string of [...]

November 11, 2011 // 2 Comments

Mongrel Talking: Warrick Brownlow-Pike

Mongrels returned to our screens earlier this week with a double bill of new episodes, involving Nazi beagles and sex-crazed zombie-dogs.  You can catch the episodes again on iPlayer, and with another six, plus a special still to come, TVO has pulled out all the stops to bring you a string of [...]

November 10, 2011 // 3 Comments

Mongrel Talking: Katy Brand

Mongrels returned to our screens earlier this week with a double bill of new episodes, involving Nazi beagles and sex-crazed zombie-dogs.  You can catch the episodes again on iPlayer, and with another six, plus a special still to come, TVO has pulled out all the stops to bring you a string of [...]

November 9, 2011 // 1 Comment

Mongrel Talking: Dan Tetsell

Mongrels returned to our screens last night with a glorious double bill of madness, involving Nazi beagles and sex-crazed zombie-dogs.  You can catch the episodes again on iPlayer, and with another six, plus a special still to come, TVO has pulled out all the stops to bring you a string of [...]

November 8, 2011 // 2 Comments

Mongrel Talking: Lucy Montgomery

Mongrels comes charging back to BBC3 at 10:30pm tonight, Monday November 7th, and TVO has pulled out all the stops to bring you a string of exclusive interviews to celebrate. As part of our Mongrels Takeover week, TVO has been talking to some of the team behind this award-winning cult smash. Today [...]

November 7, 2011 // 1 Comment

Mongrel Talking: Rufus Jones

Mongrels comes charging back to BBC3 at 10:30pm on Monday November 7th, and TVO has pulled out all the stops to bring you a string of exclusive interviews to celebrate. As part of our Mongrels Takeover week, TVO has been talking to some of the team behind this award-winning cult smash. A recent [...]

November 6, 2011 // 1 Comment

Mongrel Talking: Tony Way

Mongrels comes charging back to BBC3 at 10:30pm on Monday November 7th, and TVO has pulled out all the stops to bring you a string of exclusives to celebrate. As part of our Mongrels Takeover week, TVO has been talking to some of the team behind this award-winning cult smash.  One of our regular [...]

November 5, 2011 // 3 Comments

Mongrel Talking: Adam Miller

Mongrels comes charging back to BBC3 at 10:30pm on Monday November 7th, and TVO has pulled out all the stops to bring you a string of exclusives to celebrate it’s return. As part of our Mongrels Takeover week, TVO has been talking to some of the team behind this award-winning cult smash. [...]

November 4, 2011 // 1 Comment

Noel Fielding: Radio Past and Future

As you may have spotted we’ve been commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Mighty Boosh radio series with a collection of articles about the show and the relevant artists that preempted it. But what do the originators of the Boosh series think about what they created? To conclude our [...]

November 3, 2011 // 10 Comments

Joey Page: A Bit Of Sparkle…Horse

If you don’t know about Joey Page and the man behind the brooch, then here’s your small introduction. If anyone was more fitting to the Booshdom it would be Page. After Velveteers Paulyne and Aggie viewed one of his preview shows in Camden not too long ago we thought this to be the [...]

August 10, 2011 // 7 Comments

TVO Meets Rich Fulcher

TVO’s exclusive video interview with Rich Fulcher is now online. We teasered you about it last month, but now here it is in all its hi-def insanity.  As many of you will know, getting anything sensible out of Rich when a camera is turned on is incredibly difficult, but we managed to find [...]

August 4, 2011 // 5 Comments

TVO Meets Colin Hoult

The Velvet Onion recently caught up with Colin Hoult deep in the bowels of the Leicester Square Theatre, following a preview of his 2011 Edinburgh Show Colin Hoult’s Inferno. Colin was keen to talk to us about the show, the preview of which astounded our tiny minds, ahead of its almost daily [...]

August 4, 2011 // 3 Comments

Onion Talking: Robots Stripped Down

Robots In Disguise have just rounded off their UK tour this year to promote Happiness v Sadness, their fourth album.  Last week, Velveteers Aggie and Paulyne popped down to XOYO to see Robots In Disguise blow the minds of Londoners at their penultimate gig of the tour. The venue was rammed with [...]

August 2, 2011 // 5 Comments

Onion Talking: Richard Ayoade

Monday, August 1st sees the dvd & blu-ray release of Submarine – Richard Ayoade’s directorial feature-film début. The film was a huge hit earlier this year, and its home media release has been one of the most anticipated releases in TVO’s calendar for some time. We managed [...]

July 29, 2011 // 8 Comments

TVO Meets Hot Brew – Part One: Deal, Or No Deal?

TVO is proud to bring you a video exclusive with Hot Brew! Since being the subject of a JackalFilm last year, Oona & Crispin Wheatflake have appeared on many a bill alongside familiar TVO faces, and as such, we felt compelled to ask them some questions. Our meeting took place a few short [...]

July 28, 2011 // 4 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