Kim Noble

A Guide To Buying An Oven

You know what it’s like: you’re wandering around the January sales, thinking about buying an oven, and realise you have no clue how to figure out which one is best.  Especially with your depression kicking in. Fortunately, Kim Noble is on hand to do the work for [...]

January 18, 2013 // 1 Comment

Tough Crowd

Tough Crowd, the latest photo exhibition by Dave Brown, opens today at The Strand Gallery in central London. A collection of portraits capturing the very essence of the lonely, fragile comedian, the exhibition is in aid of the brilliant Afrikids and features a whole host of famous names [...]

December 5, 2012 // 1 Comment

Funny Fortnight Favourites: Darkplace Remembered

This weekend sees Channel 4 countdown its top 30 comedy shows ever, as part of its Funny Fortnight. One show in the top 30 was somewhat unloved at the time, yet has since gone on to become widely regarded as a cult classic.  Here’s Michael Glynn’s take on why Garth Marenghi’s [...]

August 25, 2012 // 1 Comment

Funny Fortnight Favourites!

Details have emerged of the exact transmission times for much of the programming in Channel 4’s Funny Fortnight – which features a number of TVO faces in new productions and old favourites. These include Julia Davis and Sharon Horgan in Bad Sugar, Matt Berry in Toast Of [...]

August 13, 2012 // 3 Comments

Luxury Comedy Reaches Australia

Australian Peelers will soon be able to watch Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy on their own televisions! The first episode airs on Thursday 5th April on ABC2 at 10.30pm, and is repeated later in the week. If you have somehow missed out on hearing about Luxury Comedy, you can pop over to the E4 [...]

March 25, 2012 // 1 Comment

Luxury Comedy, TVOoh-yeah…

We have reminded, teased and shouted about it enough and now the day has finally come – here is our exclusive documentary from set of Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy. Velveteers took cameras, mics and their bodies over to the set and probed the cast & creators of the [...]

February 20, 2012 // 20 Comments

A Luxurious Takeover!

This week sees the launch of Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy, and naturally, TVO wanted to mark this occasion with a bang. We’ve already given you exclusive preview images of the show, but now we can confirm our Luxury Comedy Takeover is officially underway! Over the coming days, [...]

January 23, 2012 // 3 Comments

A Noble Podcast

Straight-funnyman Kim Noble, has recently released a podcast for you all to open your ears to. Kim brings his usual musings and life-lessons, commonly found on his blog, in audio form on this 10 minute podcast. If you already like yourself some Noble then we need say no more, but if you [...]

November 12, 2011 // 0 Comments

Forgotten Favourites: Man To Man With Dean Learner

Earlier this year, Richard Ayoade wowed audiences with his directorial movie debut, Submarine. With his next feature in the writing stages, and his former collaborator Matt Holness also writing and directing a forthcoming film, we felt this was an opportune time to look back at their last project [...]

September 1, 2011 // 2 Comments

Luxury Latest

Last month we noted that Noel Fielding seems to be populating his new E4 TV series Luxury Comedy with an array of guests from the Booshniverse. Dave Brown, Rich Fulcher, Richard Ayoade, Kim Noble, Paul Foot and Tom Meeten were all rumoured to be involved. Well now there’s another [...]

August 3, 2011 // 3 Comments

Booshniverse Buzzing With Royal Fever

You may have noticed that the last 48 hours have been unusual for The Velvet Onion: there has been no news. Our lack of news coverage wasn’t in deference to any wedding – no, there was no news because the people we write about appeared to be glued to their TVs instead of creating news [...]

May 1, 2011 // 3 Comments

Yes And Noble

Kim Noble has been subject to a video interview from Dave’s roving reporter Donal Coogan – with hilarious results. Kim, whose critically acclaimed show Kim Noble Must Die returns to the Soho Theatre on April 11th-16th is interviewed in his cellar, and later in ‘hospital’ [...]

April 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

Noble TV

Kim Noble is to unleash his own internet tv show this weekend. Entitled I Am Live, the show will broadcast live at 9pm for three nights between Friday 25th March and Sunday 27th March as part of the Flatpack Festival in Birmingham which begins this week. Visitors to the festival can visit The Dirty [...]

March 21, 2011 // 1 Comment

Kim Noble at the ICA

The Fix (whose name you may recognise as the promoter behind Fulchfest) have announced some new comedy happenings, and we’re delighted to see Booshniverse members featuring! First off is The Last of the Red Wine a collaboratively written semi improvised sitcom about the art world which [...]

February 12, 2011 // 0 Comments

A Noble Death

Kim Noble is to take his highly acclaimed show Kim Noble Will Die over to American soil and New York City. The show will make its American début at Performance Space 122’s COIL Festival. Noble is known for his role in Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace and Man To Man With Dean Learner as well as [...]

January 11, 2011 // 1 Comment

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


Kim Noble has voiced a new animation, Probably… The star of Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace narrates the the short, which is the brainchild of Kate Anderson.  In it, we see the real lives – and the hopes and dreams – of so many, all condensed into a very clever couple of [...]

March 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

Kim Noble Will Die

Kim Noble is to take his critically acclaimed show Kim Noble Will Die on the road, with appearances in Brighton and Liverpool this May. Noble, who is best known for his role as Jim in Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace and Man To Man With Dean Learner – and also appeared in series three of The [...]

March 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

Kim Noble Up For Chortle Award

Kim Noble‘s live showcase Kim Noble Will Die has been nominated in the Best Show catagory at this year’s Chortle Awards. Noble, who is perhaps best known for his appearances as Jim in Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, and also cropped up in Man To Man With Dean Learner and series three [...]

February 16, 2010 // 0 Comments