Dave Brown

Donate & Win – Noel Tickets & Signed Prints!

Would you like to win a signed Mighty Boosh print and/or tickets to see Noel Fielding live? Of course you would – well all you have to do is donate £5 to Oriel Colwyn via this link. Dave Brown has generously donated 4 prints to Oriel Colwyn – the dedicated photographic gallery space [...]

July 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

Stand And Deliver!

Any keen comedy fan will know it has been some time since a regular print-based publication on the comedic landscape  graced the shelves of newsagents and book stores across the land. The 1990s saw a few short lived publications, but beyond that, only Harry Deansway’s sorely missed, self [...]

May 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

Help Dave Live Below The Line

If you follow Dave Brown on twitter you may have noticed his recent obsession with the price of food. If you don’t follow Dave (why ever not?) or you’re not entirely sure what it’s all about, please allow us to enlighten you: Dave is participating in a charity initiative called [...]

April 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

Dave Brown & The Porcelain Panther

Dave Brown has appeared on Episode 9 of Newten’s Porcelain Panther podcast. Newten’s Porcelain Panther is a series of podcasts Hosted by Jim Stoten and Ben Newman, in conversation with a bevy of creative people. Eagle-eyed trivia fans may have spotted that Jim Stoten is the illustrator who [...]

March 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

Ape-ril Tee For The Boys

Dave Brown and Mr Bingo have designed this limited edition t-shirt for the Sumatran Orangutan Society to publicise their  Ape-ril campaign. The campaign is to sponsor men to grow beards and ‘release your inner ape’  during April in solidarity with our red-haired cousins, to [...]

March 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

Reverse Angle Approaches

A new exhibition of the work of Andy Hollingworth will be on display in Chester next month. Here at The Velvet Onion, we have a great love for the work of the photographer. And indeed, for Andy himself – one of the nicest men in the business. We’re not alone, either – as his work [...]

January 22, 2014 // 2 Comments

The Bleedin-Great-White Polar-Bear In The Room

No, we don’t do elephants. Too cliché.  We’re here to talk about The Mighty Boosh, and we’re sure most of you know why. It all started on Sunday morning, when at the bottom of a pile of showbiz drivel on their website, The Daily Mail ran a short piece, that didn’t even [...]

January 5, 2014 // 7 Comments

Win Noel Fielding’s Hat

Yes, that’s right, you can be the proud owner of the hat worn by Noel Fielding in the TV series of The Mighty Boosh! The hat and mask – signed ‘Vince’, are part of a sealed-bids auction, held by Tankerton Football Club to raise cash for a new ground for young footballers [...]

November 14, 2013 // 0 Comments

Bingo & The Beehive

Mr Bingo is one of the behind the scenes artists that we write about at The Velvet Onion. He’s one of those craftsmen who quietly help to make the world which inhabits these pages more visually distinctive. His uniquely comical illustrations have graced Mighty Boosh books and Rich Fulcher [...]

October 31, 2013 // 1 Comment

A Glimpse Behind The Boosh

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, most of you will by now be aware that Dave Brown’s behind-the-scenes photos of The Mighty Boosh have become an exhibition, Behind the Boosh, which is currently showing at Proud Camden. A few of our gang were lucky enough to be at the opening night of its [...]

October 26, 2013 // 2 Comments

The Boosh Is Loose In CAL-I-FOR-NI-AAAAA!!!!!

This weekend saw The Mighty Boosh play two shows in California, with a last minute gig at The Comedy Store being followed by Tenacious D’s well publicised Festival Supreme. TVO’s US correspondents Gina R Snape and Teresa Whelan were on hand to document events, and this is their [...]

October 22, 2013 // 5 Comments

Boosh Show Tonight – The Latest

It’s been a dramatic day and a half for Boosh fans stateside. Visa delays, cancelled gigs and newly scheduled shows mean that our twitter feed has been awash with questions and comments for the past 36 hours. With The Mighty Boosh scheduled to play tonight, we figured an update might be [...]

October 18, 2013 // 1 Comment

Come With Us Now……..

Lucky American Peelers who can get to Los Angeles on Thursday are in for a treat – The Mighty Boosh are performing live at Largo at the Coronet, 366 N La Cienega Boulevard! This will be one of the rare occasions all the boys have been together since the last huge tour so it is going to be a [...]

October 15, 2013 // 4 Comments

A Bit Of Boosh At The Pleasance

Plans to keep the details of the recent Mighty Boosh warm up shows out of the public domain seem to have been derailed by the giddy connectivity of social media. So we figured it would be polite of us to do a quick round up of what’s out there for those amongst us who don’t frequent the [...]

October 13, 2013 // 5 Comments

New Boosh Track To Air On XFM

It’s been a Booshy few days at TVO – but we figured you probably wouldn’t mind! We’ve already tweeted that Lliana Bird will be playing a Mighty Boosh track on her XFM radio show tomorrow, but now we’ve gleaned some more exciting information about it that we wanted to [...]

October 4, 2013 // 1 Comment

The Boosh Are Back… Live At The Pleasance

TVO is delighted to confirm another Boosh warm-up show ahead of their performance at Festival Supreme later this month. The boys will perform at Pleasance Theatre, Islington on 10th October and tickets can be grabbed (we suggest very quickly) from their website, here. This presents an extra chance [...]

October 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

Mighty Fine: Boosh At The Soho Theatre

If you’re a regular reader of The Velvet Onion it won’t have passed you by that The Mighty Boosh performed two warm up shows at the Soho Theatre this week. We were lucky enough to be there to witness the epicness. Here’s Velveteer Mog’s non-spoilery report: A long time ago I [...]

October 2, 2013 // 10 Comments

Tough Crowd On The Move

Dave Brown‘s exhibition of intimate comedy portraits, Tough Crowd, will be leaving its current home in Norwich and heading to North Wales next month. The exhibition will be moving to Oriel Colwyn from 21st October, and it’ll remain there until 4th January 2014. The collection [...]

September 24, 2013 // 1 Comment

The Boosh Is Loose… And It’s A Little Bit Raw!

We’re delighted to reveal some exciting and exclusive news about forthcoming warm up shows from The Mighty Boosh! They will be performing on 29th and 30th September at the Soho Theatre in London.  You can purchase tickets by clicking here.  UPDATE: TICKETS ARE NOW SOLD OUT! But there are lots [...]

September 17, 2013 // 2 Comments

Tough Crowd Returns

Tough Crowd – the exhibition of intimate comedy portraits by Dave Brown – will be given a new lease of life from tomorrow in Norwich. Split across two venues, the collection includes shots of a number of big name comedians.  TVO regulars Alice Lowe, Arnab Chanda, Barunka [...]

September 12, 2013 // 0 Comments