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Funny Fortnight Forthcoming!

Channel 4 have released more details of their Funny Fortnight next month, which features more than a smattering of TVO regulars and influences. Over 30 hours of programming across two weeks of television, the season promises brand new shows, excellent stand up and familiar faces staging their [...]

July 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

Thirty Greats

It may be hard to believe for some of our older readers, but Channel 4 hits the big 30 this year, and as we’ve previously mentioned, there’s a whole host of comedy content to savour during their anniversary. Part of that collection of comedy old and new looks set to be a countdown of [...]

June 22, 2012 // 1 Comment

Boosh Origins: On The Hour… [Part Two]

Yesterday, we posted the first half of our retrospective on the origins of The Boosh.  You can read Part One again here. The story concludes below, with the rest of our in-depth look at some of the people behind On The Hour and The Day Today who went on to become instrumental in the development [...]

November 2, 2011 // 4 Comments

TOPSHOP!

The post-Christmas sales have officially begun, and there are some bargains to be had if it’s Boosh swag you’re after. The Velvet Onion Amazon Store is, naturally, no stranger to reductions, with the latest Boosh dvd, Journey Of The Childmen: The Mighty Boosh On Tour leading the way at [...]

December 27, 2010 // 4 Comments

Peeling The Onion: Alice Lowe

You may not know the name, but the face will be instantly familiar.  Over the past decade, Alice Lowe has been quietly making a name for herself, working with the cream of British comedy talent and crafting her own unique and utterly hilarious take on the world. Now, Lowe has teamed up with [...]

February 19, 2010 // 2 Comments