Luxury Comedy

What Noel Did Next

The excitement generated by Noel Fielding and Rich Fulcher‘s visit to Australia has got fans in the US asking when they can have a turn. Indeed, an online campaign has kicked off with the aim of letting Noel’s management know that it’s time he headed Stateside. We contacted his [...]

October 23, 2012 // 8 Comments

The Luxurious Digital Oz!

Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy is to receive it’s dvd premiere in Australia next month. News of the release of the entire first series, complete with extras including behind the scenes footage, first appeared on blog The Momus Report, and naturally, we at TVO were highly curious.  After [...]

July 11, 2012 // 10 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

Loose Tapestries Goes Old Skool

Regular peelers will be aware that the Loose Tapestries (the band behind the music in Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy) have an album out; indeed, many of you will already have the download. But what about having that album on glorious, glossy, crackly, old skool vinyl? Yes please. 500 copies [...]

March 20, 2012 // 5 Comments

Fantasy Man Let Loose!

Sony Music Entertainment have released a music video of Loose Tapestries performing The Decision on YouTube. Don’t forget it’s the last episode of Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy tonight at 10pm on E4. It’s your last chance to see Fantasy Man and friends until the next [...]

March 8, 2012 // 8 Comments

Fantastico News!

This April, Steve Oram and Tom Meeten‘s legendary comedy night Club Fantastico is back after an absence of a few years. The celebrated night is making a welcome return on 12th April at The Vandella, a new venue in West London which opens in early April. However, don’t be put off by the [...]

March 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

Get Loose, Get Loose!

An album of the music featured on Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy has just been released by Loose Tapestries, the band created by (and made up of) Noel and Kasabian’s Serge Pizzorno. It’s currently available as a MP3 download on Amazon and iTunes at the bargainful price of £7.49 [...]

March 5, 2012 // 27 Comments

Do You Have An Eye For Luxury Comedy?

Calling all fans of Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy who possess something to draw or paint with and something to draw or paint on! To say that Luxury Comedy is a visual feast is something of an understatement. It’s hardly surprising then that the show has inspired many fans to pick up [...]

February 26, 2012 // 5 Comments

A New Wave And A Fresh Page

If you’re reading this here on The Velvet Onion, chances are you’re a fan of a certain type of comedy. But have you ever wondered why there’s not a lot of it on TV these days? We have, and so has comedian Joey Page. Velveteer Paulyne caught up with Joey to discuss this conundrum [...]

February 20, 2012 // 3 Comments

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

Luxury Creativity – Behind The Art

One of the most notable aspects of Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy is how visually stunning it looks. TVO’s very own art-school Velveteer, Lauren Taylor, has created a mini-guide to some of their artistic inspirations, should any peelers wish to investigate further… Luxury Comedy [...]

February 2, 2012 // 6 Comments

Luxury Siblings Tease

A week has passed since the premier of  Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy – which means a few things to us: One, our Luxury Takeover is still going strong and as you must have noticed, we’ve still got many treats coming your way! Two, Thursdays mean we can look forward to the second [...]

February 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

Onion Talking: Dolly Wells

Actress Dolly Wells is a welcome new addition to The Velvet Onion family. Last Thursday she burst onto our TV screens as Noel’s enigmatic neighbour in his new series, Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy. We had the good fortune of convincing Dolly to talk to us about her latest role and [...]

February 2, 2012 // 4 Comments

Another Luxury Tease

We’re still providing the goods in our Luxury Takeover. Now we’ve had our first experience of Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy and we’ve had so much feedback from all of you brilliant lot, here’s another teaser from our time on the set of the show – along with a [...]

January 29, 2012 // 0 Comments

Talking About Tom

Tom Meeten is currently entertaining us in roles as diverse as Andy Warhol, Daran Cache and a fruit fly in Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy.  TVO’s Afroharold sheds a bit of light on his rich and varied career to date… Whilst many comedy fans know him best for his work with Steve [...]

January 29, 2012 // 3 Comments

Dave Brown, The Scribbling Slasher Part Two

Last month, we brought you the first part of an exclusive chat with Dave Brown. We could have given you more so much sooner, but we thought we’d wait to give the Luxury Comedy push some second wind. And so, with Episode One fading into memory, and Episode Two on the horizon, we bring you Part [...]

January 27, 2012 // 1 Comment

A Post-Luxury News Round Up

The neon colours fizzing on our TV screens from last night’s inaugural episode of Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy have barely faded away, and there’s already a ton of stuff to update you on: As you’ll already know if you follow us, Noel appeared on two radio shows yesterday. [...]

January 27, 2012 // 9 Comments

Luxury Comedy: How Was It For You?

After months of eager anticipation, Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy has just aired on E4. If you’ve seen it, we’d love to know what you think. Given that a number of the people behind the show read The Velvet Onion we thought it’d be nice to offer ourselves up as a place [...]

January 26, 2012 // 208 Comments

A Luxury Lion Teases

Our treats just keep coming for our launch week for Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy! Airing is less than an hour away and we’re now bringing you a sneaky peak from our time on set to whet your taste buds! If you’re on the edge of your seats waiting to see what we got up to last [...]

January 26, 2012 // 1 Comment

Onion Talking: Mike Fielding

As we approach the long awaited launch of Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy, TVO was keen to talk to one of the main stars of the show with a unique perspective on its production thanks to his titular sibling: Mike Fielding. Thankfully, Mike was keen to talk to us too – and what follows is [...]

January 26, 2012 // 5 Comments