Luxury Comedy

New Loose Tapestries Album

N.H.S., the new album from Loose Tapestries (Noel Fielding and Kasabian’s Sergio Pizzorno’s alter egos) is out! This is the second recorded musical outing from the pair (their first album was released as a download and limited edition vinyl to coincide with 2012’s Record Store [...]

June 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Journey Of The Man Child

With Noel Fielding’s Australian and New Zealand live dates due to start soon, here on the other side of the world, Noel’s recent live shows have been frozen in time in the photographs which currently line the walls of  Gallery Maison Bertaux. All Work And No Play, featuring the [...]

April 5, 2015 // 1 Comment

21st Century Boy

With his UK tour a mere 4 days away (getting excited yet?), Noel Fielding has been busy embracing social media by setting up an Instagram. Noel’s shiny new Instagram will be used to document the tour, giving fans an opportunity to see what really goes on, both off and on stage. Noel will be [...]

October 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

A Peek Behind The Fantasy

Some of you will be lucky enough to be seeing Noel Fielding live at the Pleasance Theatre this weekend, as he performs two work-in-progress shows in preparation for his forthcoming UK tour. Anyhows, we reckoned the rest of you might need a bit of cheering up… Here, then – for your [...]

September 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

She’s A Rainbow: TVO Interviews Ameena Kara Callender

At The Velvet Onion we try to bring you a different, deeper view of the comedy you love. It was with this mission in mind that we hunted down the Stylist and Costume Designer responsible for the fantastical costumes in Luxury Comedy, to find out how the improbable from Noel Fielding‘s [...]

August 14, 2014 // 1 Comment

Luxury Cafe Competition: A Massive Thank you

A week and a half ago we announced a competition which would give 5 readers the chance to win a Luxury Comedy mug and pack of coffee. To enter, we asked you to create something from the Luxury Comedy cafe menu. We didn’t think it was fair to award the prizes on the basis of cooking ability, [...]

August 13, 2014 // 6 Comments

Sights and Sounds from Painted Hawaii

We’re now two episodes into Series 2 of Luxury Comedy on E4, and as part of our ongoing celebration around the show’s return, we’re digging into the magical land created by Noel Fielding and Nigel Coan for the series. Whilst we’re all quite understandably excited [...]

August 9, 2014 // 2 Comments

Onion Talking: Dolly Wells on Luxury Comedy 2

A few months ago, TVO reporter, Gina R Snape, met up with Dolly Wells to talk all things Doll and Em. They also spent a little time discussing Luxury Comedy series 2. Here are the excerpts from that interview: How was it working on Luxury Comedy this time round? It was really really fun. It was [...]

August 2, 2014 // 1 Comment

Luxury Gallery, Ooh-Yeah!

Suck my beans! Luxury Comedy officially launched last night, and with Episode Two now on 4oD, there’s still lots we have to share with you as the series progresses. For starters, there’s our making of featurette: a rough-n-ready rumble-tumble through the madness of filming Luxury [...]

August 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Listen In To Luxury Q&A

A couple of weeks ago a gaggle of assorted friends, family, cast, crew and press gathered to watch the glorious culmination of Noel Fielding‘s inspiration and hard graft – in the shape of two preview episodes of the news series of Luxury Comedy. Afterwards there was a Q&A session [...]

July 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

Luxury Archives

As we excitedly skip towards the official launch of the new series of Luxury Comedy, we’ve come over all nostalgic at TVO and  we thought it might be nice to have a look back at some of the exclusive interviews, reviews and content that we created for your delectation for series 1. Here [...]

July 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

An Early Look At Luxury 2

Last week we were lucky enough to get a sneaky peek at the new series of Luxury Comedy. So without giving away any spoilers, what can we expect when it finally hits our screens on 31st July? In interviews about the new series, Noel Fielding has been pretty open about his decision to move away [...]

July 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

A Look At Luxury

Exciting times! Today marks the fourth day of filming for new series of Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy.  Unless you’ve been avoiding social media for the past week (in which case, how are you reading this?), you’ll be aware that this time around the Luxury Comedy shoot is being [...]

July 11, 2013 // 1 Comment

Noel Fielding Interview Part 4: Luxury Comedy

Last week we brought you Part 3 of our exclusive interview with Noel Fielding, in which he answered some more of the slightly random-edged questions that you sent in. This week Noel talks about Luxury Comedy. Noel’s twitter followers will be aware that rehearsals have begun for series 2 of [...]

June 11, 2013 // 2 Comments

Noel Fielding Interview Part 1: It’s Your Birthday!

As all good Noel Fielding fans know, today is his 40th birthday. To mark this auspicious occasion we bring you Part 1 of our exclusive interview with Noel, in which he discusses what this landmark birthday means to him. A few weeks ago, we asked you all to submit your questions for Noel, about the [...]

May 21, 2013 // 13 Comments

Luxury Models

As we wait patiently for further news about Series 2 of Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy, some kind soul has uncovered some fascinating background info about the show to tide us over. Richard Martin is the model maker whose creations populated the series’ unique visual world. His models [...]

March 26, 2013 // 3 Comments

Luxury Merch To Look Forward To

If you follow Dave Brown on twitter you’ll know that some pretty awesome Luxury Comedy merchandise is on the cards. We managed to extract some further information from everyone’s favourite monkey man about what’s being planned: Dave has confirmed that the online store is almost [...]

February 9, 2013 // 3 Comments

Luxury Postponed

The UK release date of Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy DVD has been pushed back to July. Those of us who have been counting down the days until we could immerse ourselves in the kaleidoscope of Noel’s mind will sadly have a few more months to wait. The UK release was previously scheduled [...]

January 6, 2013 // 6 Comments