Dave Brown

Dave Brown & Afrikids

Dave Brown has very kindly shared some exclusive images of his recent trip to Ghana in support of Afrikids with The Velvet Onion. In his recent interview with us, Dave recounted some of his Ghanian exploits to TVO: “I went and lived with a family in this tiny little district called [...]

January 4, 2011 // 6 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

Onion Talking: Dave Brown [Part Three: In Da Foocha]

Just in time for New Year, here is the final part of our extensive interview with Dave Brown.  If you missed them, parts one & two can be found in our archives, and the entire interview is saved for posterity over yonder. We’ve seen that Dave Brown has been very busy during the Mighty [...]

December 30, 2010 // 6 Comments

Black Betty, Bam-A-Lam!

Dave Brown is to make a festive appearance on Radio 4 on Christmas Eve, as part of a celebration of Morris Minors. The Mighty Boosh star, whose own Morris Minor, Betty, is often a topic of his Tweets, has been interviewed about his love for the cars, alongside other fans of the mass-produced but [...]

December 18, 2010 // 2 Comments

Boosh Up Yer Pad

The Mighty Book Of Boosh will be Booshing up the iPad early next year, we can exclusively reveal. The book was originally published back in 2008 as a sumptuous hardback, which was quickly followed by an extended paperback edition last year. Designed by Dave Brown, the book features contributions [...]

December 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

Bullets & Lullabies

The new album from the highly respected pianist James Rhodes is available now, and features design work from none other than Dave Brown. Brown has created the booklet which comes with the cd, or alternatively packaged with the iTunes album as a digital bundle.  Speaking to The Velvet Onion last [...]

December 13, 2010 // 0 Comments

Zappa Latest

Dave Brown has provided some timely twitter updates and a couple of photos of Boosh Band rehearsals in advance of their ‘Zappa Plays Zappa’ gig at the Camden Roundhouse tomorrow, Saturday 6th November. According to Dave this week’s rehearsals have been going well, leading [...]

November 5, 2010 // 0 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

I’m A Gag Hag

As Edinburgh dates for An Audience With Eleanor The Tour Whore begin to sell out, the show – created by Rich Fulcher and Dave Brown – looks set to become the hottest ticket in town between Aug 21st and 31st.  You can buy tickets yourself here. There are also treats in store for anyone [...]

August 19, 2010 // 1 Comment

Fulcher Fortnight!

This Saturday sees the debut of An Audience With Eleanor The Tour Whore at the Edinburgh Festival. Rich Fulcher will be bringing his groupie alter-ego to life once again in the highly acclaimed show he has created with Dave Brown, every night at the Udderbelly Pasture from Saturday 21st to Tuesday [...]

August 17, 2010 // 2 Comments

Beat Those Winter Blues And Sheik Yerbooshy!!

If you like to plan your Boosh related events in advance, then we have just the thing for you organised lot! On November 6th, Frank Zappa’s eldest son Dweezil Zappa will play at The Roundhouse in Camden, London and none other than The Mighty Boosh Band will be making an appearance! Huge Zappa [...]

August 7, 2010 // 8 Comments

The Mother Hen To All Groupies

The last ten days of August are officially dubbed Eleanorburgh – with Rich Fulcher taking his Boosh spin-off character to the Edinburgh Festival in the highly acclaimed show An Evening With Eleanor The Tour Whore.  You can buy tickets for the show, which runs from 21st-30th August right [...]

August 4, 2010 // 2 Comments

Eleanor at Udderbelly

We’ve followed the fortunes of Rich Fulcher’s solo stage show Eleanor in Australia and the US, and last night saw the final London show before  Eleanor heads to the Edinburgh Festival.  Luckily for us two of The Velvet Onion crew, BabyOnFire and Mogemms, were also there to witness it. [...]

June 20, 2010 // 5 Comments

Behind the Mighty Decider

Most Boosh fans will probably be aware of the iPhone app, The Mighty Decider, which was launched earlier this year.   If you’re interested in finding out a bit more about it, here’s a short film about the development process behind the app.  ‘Doctor Popular’ (presumably [...]

June 11, 2010 // 2 Comments

Boosh Album News

This week’s NME (on sale in the UK from today) includes an interview with Noel Fielding and Julian Barratt, in which they talk about the Mighty Boosh album, and some of their other forthcoming projects.  They describe how they’re recording the album in a soundproofed shed in Kentish [...]

May 19, 2010 // 10 Comments

Childmen USA!

Journey Of The Childmen – the feature length documentary by Oly Ralfe which follows The Mighty Boosh on their 2008/9 UK tour – is to receive its American premiere later this month. The film is set to be screened at The Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline, Massachusetts on May 28th [...]

May 17, 2010 // 14 Comments

Painted Boosh

Artist John Lee Bird is holding an exhibition of his celebrity portraits at 10 Gales Gallery in East London. It runs from 6th May to 2nd June and also includes set performance pieces.  This exhibition features portraits of Rich Fulcher, Dave Brown and Mike Fielding, and entry is free!  In 2008 [...]

May 5, 2010 // 1 Comment

The Trilogy Of Boosh

Yet more reports are coming in about the possibility of a trio of films from The Mighty Boosh. In an interview for BBC Radio 1’s Newsbeat segment, which mostly rehashed what we’ve heard from recent interviews with Absolute and Such Small Portions, Noel Fielding again suggested a trilogy [...]

April 1, 2010 // 2 Comments