Armando Iannucci

Hunderby Heading This Way

A while ago we reported that Julia Davis was creating a new dark comedy for Sky Atlantic called Hunderby. Here’s an update about the show for all you Davis fans out there: The seven-part series is set in the 1800s and is something of a homage to Daphne Du Maurier’s Rebecca. It follows [...]

March 18, 2012 // 0 Comments

Boosh Origins: On The Hour… [Part One]

As part of our retrospective posts about the Boosh radio series, in honour of it’s tenth anniversary, our editor took a close look at the the names, faces and programming which helped pave the way for The Mighty Boosh, and indeed everything we cover at The Velvet Onion. Continually drawn back [...]

November 1, 2011 // 2 Comments

Baby Cow In The News

Baby Cow Productions announced this week that it has appointed Armando Iannucci as its first Creative Director. The production company, started by Steve Coogan and Henry Normal, is responsible for a whole host of Booshniverse goodies, including The Mighty Boosh, Christmas Rock Opera AD/BC, Nighty [...]

June 25, 2011 // 1 Comment