Antony Elvin

TVO Meets Hot Brew: Part Two – Marking The Seasons

At long last, the final part of our exclusive Hot Brew video chat is available online. In this second instalment, Oona & Crispin Wheatflake discuss their then forthcoming appearances at Port Elliot and the Edinburgh Festival, as well as possible future shows in and around London before [...]

August 16, 2011 // 0 Comments

Still Brewing…

Hot Brew are set to return to the Edinburgh Festival for one night only this weekend. As we confirmed last month, the duo will be hosting a one-night invasion from The Forgery Club, to take place at The Belly Laugh, Underbelly, Cowgate, on the evening of August 14th: this Sunday. The show, which [...]

August 12, 2011 // 0 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

Port & Brew

This weekend sees a bevy of TVO favourites descend upon the Port Elliot Festival. As part of a star-studded line-up, we confirmed last weekend that Hot Brew will be appearing on Saturday, with Antony Elvin turning up on Sunday and as part of Princes In The Tower at various points on both [...]

July 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Princes Are Coming!

Princes In The Tower – the Tudor Power Trio comprising Antony Elvin, Will Summers and Michael Tyack – are making a rare appearance in the North West in September. The band, who are set to appear at the Port Elliot Festival later this month alongside Hot Brew and The Ralfe Band, are to [...]

July 5, 2011 // 2 Comments

Forged Brew

Friday night saw the magical blend of Oona & Crispin Wheatflake descend upon the Albany on Great Portland Street, London, for a unique evening of late May-day celebrations from the minds of Hot Brew. With Steve Oram, Colin Hoult and Stephen Evans also on the bill at the Forgery Club, TVO [...]

May 24, 2011 // 5 Comments

Fulchfest Goes Fourth…

Saturday Night witnessed the return of Fulchfest, Rich Fulcher‘s self-proclaimed ‘music hall on meth’ comedy night. As per usual, TVO were on hand to report back on the increasingly bizarre proceedings… and this is Velveteers Mog, Paulyne & Becky’s findings… [...]

May 10, 2011 // 3 Comments

May Your Day Be Merry And Gay

As we ease into the Springy month of May, the Forgery Club joins in on the May Day celebrations with a night of festivities hosted by our beloved Hot Brew! On May 20th the LowDown club at the Albany in Great Portland street will be filled to the brim with Booshdom guests who will be bringing you [...]

May 4, 2011 // 0 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

The Velvet Onion 2011 Calendar

The Velvet Onion is proud to bring you its own 2011 calendar! In lieu of an official Boosh calendar on sale this year, we decided it’d be a great idea to offer up an alternative to that rubbish one your nan got you, and make a fully fledged 12-month calendar for you to download, print off and [...]

December 30, 2010 // 7 Comments

This Christmastime

An all-star cast has assembled to provide the final Jackal Film of 2010. Mooted to be a long-lost Christmas single from 1983, the short, directed as ever by Jacqueline Wright, sees the return of Alice Lowe‘s Toyah-parody Val Hallah, alongside Waen Shepherd‘s very own Gary Le Strange. [...]

December 30, 2010 // 5 Comments

Fireworks At Fulchfest

Saturday night saw Rich Fulcher tackle not one, but two live appointments in North London. Hot on the heels of his appearance with The Mighty Boosh Band, Fulcher also headlined the second ever Fulchfest at The Bull & Gate, Kentish Town.  A number of TVO’s Velveteers were on hand to [...]

November 9, 2010 // 5 Comments

Countdown To The Big Boosh Weekend!

It’s almost time for the double-pronged Booshdom attack on North London this Saturday night, with The Boosh Band supporting Dweezil Zappa at Camden Roundhouse, and Rich Fulcher leading a bevy of TVO favourites at a special edition of Fulchfest at The Cow & Gate, Kentish Town. We’ve [...]

November 3, 2010 // 3 Comments

Port Booshdom

Antony Elvin, Alice Lowe and The Ralfe Band are to perform at the forthcoming Port Elliot Festival at the end of July. The event takes place, naturally, at Port Elliot in Cornwall – a historic house that has been the home of Earl and Countess of St Germans and their ancestors for over a [...]

May 25, 2010 // 1 Comment

Tea & Gentle Acrimony With Hot Brew

This week saw Hot Brew take to the stage at The Paradise Bar in London.  TVO correspondent BabyOnFire was on hand to witness this legendary reunion, ahead of two further shows this month – at The Albany, Great Portland Street on May 19th and The Fix, Camden Head on May 21st.  This, then, is [...]

May 7, 2010 // 5 Comments

Love Song

The latest short in the Jackal Films project from Alice Lowe and Jacqueline Wright is now online! Entitled Love Song, it features Alice and Rachel Stubbings as pitch perfect chavs discussing the night before, hair tips, special gifts and undisclosed desires.  It also features a score from none [...]

April 28, 2010 // 2 Comments


We’ve been in touch with a dear friend of The Velvet Onion, one Antony Elvin, who has provided us with a bumper news update! Elvin, who you may have noticed in series three of The Mighty Boosh [“It’s a glowstick, you berk!”], or in the recent Jackal Films short Roots, has [...]

April 20, 2010 // 1 Comment

Hot Brew

The stars of the recent JackalFilms project Roots are joining forces once again. Alice Lowe is teaming up with Circulus member Antony Elvin (whom you may have seen in series three of The Mighty Boosh) to ‘reform’ the band Hot Brew who featured in the comedy short last month. The duo [...]

March 18, 2010 // 2 Comments


The latest in Jackal Films project from Alice Lowe and Jacqueline Wright is now online. The short, entitled Roots, also features friend-of-the-Boosh Antony Elvin, who some of you may have seen in The Mighty Boosh series three, or live at Booshfest a few years ago.  He’s also a regular [...]

February 26, 2010 // 2 Comments