Matt Berry

Berry Summer Sun

The ever talented and generous Matt Berry is giving away a free download of his brand new EP, ‘Summer Sun’. This latest offering has 6 tracks: The Dawn, Last Load Home, On A High (The Sky Is Burning Bright), Gather Up, Dark Beach and Farewell Summer Sun. For those who like to [...]

August 22, 2010 // 2 Comments

Forgotten Favourites: Golf War

It’s Fulcher Fortnight here at The Velvet Onion – celebrating the liquid wonderment of Rich Fulcher in honour of An Audience With Eleanor The Tour Whore coming to the Edinburgh Festival from 21st-31st August {tickets available here}. We’ve got a Fancy Dress competition that could [...]

August 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

Onion Talking: Matt Berry

To celebrate the launch of series four of The IT Crowd, we at The Velvet Onion wanted to bring you something genuinely worthy of your attention.  And, thankfully – we got it, in the form of an exclusive interview with one of the show’s stars, and a heavy weight figure in Booshdom [...]

June 25, 2010 // 3 Comments

The IT Crowd: Peelers Favourites

In the last few weeks, we’ve been asking you, dear peelers, to submit your top three episodes of The IT Crowd to TVO in order to determine which episode is your favourite (so far!). The results are now in, and we can confirm your top ten episodes, in reverse order!  What will be crowned the [...]

June 25, 2010 // 2 Comments

Version 4.0

The moment you’ve all been waiting for is almost upon us.  The IT Crowd 4.0 hits your tv screens from June 25th courtesy of Talkback Thames and Channel 4, and we’ve got a whole week of articles based around the misadventures of Jen, Roy, Moss, Douglas, Denholm and dear ol’ [...]

June 18, 2010 // 5 Comments

Counting Down to the IT Crowd

As reported last month, the hotly-anticpated fourth series of the IT Crowd airs on Channel 4 on 25th June. To mark this auspicious occasion, The Velvet Onion will be holding a week of exclusive IT Crowd happenings on this here website.  More news about what that actually involves and when it will [...]

June 14, 2010 // 2 Comments

Forgotten Favorites: Snuff Box

As part of our continuing lookback at projects which may have escaped the attention of some of our readers, or simply passed into faded memories, we elected to take a look back at Matt Berry and Rich Fulcher’s sketch-series Snuffbox. And none of us were more qualified to do that than TVO [...]

May 31, 2010 // 3 Comments

IT Crowd Overload!

Earlier today, director Graham Linehan announced via Twitter, the long awaited air-date of Series 4 IT Crowd! Episode 1 is to have it’s debut on June 25th at it’s usual place over on Channel 4, a specific time is unknown at the moment but I’m sure we’ll all be keeping an [...]

May 26, 2010 // 5 Comments

A Message From Maurice. Exclamation Mark.

Dear Sir/Madam I am writing to inform you that the Filming of The IT Crowd 4.0 has officially wrapped,  and there certainly are some surprises instore from Graham Linehan and the gang.  We shall educate you in the way of transmission dates, as soon as we can. In honor of this, we at [...]

April 25, 2010 // 1 Comment

4.0 Beta Testing

The IT Crowd 4.0 gets its first chance to impress the public at a special BAFTA launch night next month. The event will see episodes of the new run followed by a Q&A session with writer/director Graham Linehan and actress Katherine Parkinson.  BAFTA hopes other members of the cast will also be [...]

April 23, 2010 // 0 Comments

Suited Berry

Matt Berry has lent his voice to a new web cartoon. Webisode Three of “The Suits” (which stars regular Berry collaborator Steve Agee) is online now, and Matt has a guest role that’s not too far removed from his Snuffbox persona.  The cartoon is the brainchild of Rob Schrab, and [...]

April 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Search Is On… Line!

Matt Berry appears in a new short entitled The Search, with is viewable online via Vimeo. In it, Berry he plays a man named Bootland, who’s working on a SETI research team that look for extraterrestrial life. During Bootland’s search for life outside universe he encounters a family in grief and [...]

March 22, 2010 // 0 Comments

Wrong Door, Right Disc

2008 BBC3 sketch show The Wrong Door looks set for a DVD release. The series, which featured a heavy use of CGI in most of its sketches, relied on a revolving door of performers, including the wonderful Matt Berry, Spaced star Michael Smiley, The Thick of It’s Alex MacQueen and Alan [...]

March 22, 2010 // 2 Comments

Mighty Japan

The Mighty Boosh are ready to take Japan by storm, as dvd releases of their tv series have been scheduled for release this Spring. The dvds, which appear to be subtitled, not dubbed, will hit stores on 21st April.  The cover art for “Vol. 1” and “Vol. 2” suggests its a [...]

February 28, 2010 // 5 Comments

Be Part Of The (IT) Crowd

The IT Crowd production offices are offering the chance to appear as an extra in the forthcoming series of the award-winning comedy. The team announced via their Twitter page yesterday that they were looking for people to ‘geek-up’ and send them a photo, with the best looking geeks [...]

February 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

The IT Crowd 4.0

Series four of The IT Crowd, starring Richard Ayoade, Chris O’Dowd, Katherine Parkinson and Matt Berry is due to begin filming soon – with casting auditions taking place this week. Actor Benedict Wong, familiar to comedy fans for his appearances in The Peter Serafinowicz Show and Look [...]

February 19, 2010 // 3 Comments

Forgotten Favourites: AD/BC

There are times when writing for The Velvet Onion is a matter of simply posting the news of a fresh gig, a dvd release, or a fresh interview.  These don’t come along every day, however, and in an attempt to widen the scope of TVO and keep our faithful readers entertained, we will be [...]

February 6, 2010 // 3 Comments