Mike Fielding

Onion Talking: Brown, The Boosh And The Book Club

As you’ll know if you’re a regular reader of The Velvet Onion, The Book Club in Shoreditch is hosting a photography exhibition and a series of events in celebration of The Mighty Boosh. Dave Brown, famous for sweating his way through three TV series and two live tours in a hairy [...]

October 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Trailer Park Fielding Boys Coming Soon

A wee while ago Noel and Mike Fielding were spotted out and about in London, filming with The Trailer Park Boys. It has now been revealed that the show will air on Netflix next month. The Canadian comedy troupe announced the news as only they can: “DEEE-CENT NEWS! We’re pleased as f*ck [...]

September 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

Bubbles Burst

Mike Fielding and Noel Fielding are the stars of a new music video from supergroup The Claypool Lennon Delirium. A collaboration between Sean Lennon and Primus rocker Les Claypool, their debut album The Monolith of Phobos features psychedelia-influenced jam sessions, with surrealist lyrical [...]

June 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Victoria Wood CBE – 1953-2016

The Velvet Onion would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Victoria Wood CBE, who passed away today. Hailing from the Prestwich area of Bury in the North West of England, Victoria Wood started her career appearing on tv talent show New Faces in 1974, and became a [...]

April 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

Rumours vs Reality: Future Sailing for The Mighty Boosh?

Boosh fans were sent into a frenzy last week, when the online version of Radio Times claimed The Mighty Boosh were to reunite for a new project. The article centred around comments made by Julian Barratt during promotion for his role in the new Channel 4 sitcom Flowers (get the lowdown [...]

April 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Noel Fielding Tour DVD Release

The DVD of An Evening With Noel Fielding, Noel Fielding‘s 2014/15 live show, will be released on 16th November and is now available to pre-order. Priced at £12.50, the DVD features a recording of the live show (filmed in Australia), and a behind-the-scenes documentary by Joe Lynn, who [...]

September 30, 2015 // 1 Comment

Noel & Mike Join The Trailer Park Boys Podcast

Noel Fielding and Mike Fielding met up with The Trailer Park Boys, who were visiting England for a few days, to chat about life in London, and the best tourist locations to visit. They also discussed the lack of ice in England and frozen guitar solo’s, along with Margaret Thatcher and Walt [...]

September 26, 2015 // 1 Comment

All Work And No Play In Soho

Joseph Lynn’s reportage photography of Noel Fielding‘s recent UK and Ireland tour kept his dedicated fanbase connected with what was happening – both on and off the stage. And now a selection of the images that Joe has taken will be on show at an exhibition in London’s [...]

February 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

Onion Fun Down Under

A smattering of TVO regulars will be appearing at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, starting next month. Running from 25th March to 19th April, the festival offers Australian audiences over three weeks of top notch comic talent from around the world, and, much like Edinburgh Festival in [...]

February 13, 2015 // 5 Comments

Noel Fielding UK Tour Dates Postponed

We’re sorry to be the bearer of bad tidings this close to Christmas, but the second leg of Noel Fielding‘s UK tour has been postponed. The 2015 shows were originally scheduled to kick off on 29th January. The dates have now been rescheduled to Autumn 2015 (with the exception of [...]

December 19, 2014 // 3 Comments

So Hot Right Now #6

Welcome to The Velvet Onion – the central hub for an interconnected range of alternative comedy and more.  Click through for the LATEST NEWS, and see what’s so hot right now below. TELLY VELVETS CONTINUE We’re knee deep into the current series of several TVO related shows at present, [...]

November 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

New Dates Added To Noel Fielding’s UK Tour

The hard-to-please critics have been overwhelmingly positive and the fans have been loving it! Just one week into Noel Fielding’s UK tour and it’s been announced that it’s been extended into 2015! An Evening With Noel Fielding, which features Noel, Tom Meeten and Mike Fielding [...]

October 27, 2014 // 1 Comment

So Hot Right Now #2

Hello, dear Peelers, and welcome to The Velvet Onion!  For your regular news updates you used to find on our home page, click here.  But below, here’s what Dolly would say is sooo hot right now in Onion Land. AN EVENING WITH NOEL FIELDING BEGINS! The big news this week is that An Evening [...]

October 20, 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

Tales From Photographed Hawaii

Tonight sees the grand finale of Luxury Comedy 2: Tales From Painted Hawaii on E4 – and to celebrate, we’re bringing you exclusive behind the scenes photos taken during TVO’s on-set visit last summer. TVO were on hand for four days of filming madness, right at the peak of a very [...]

August 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

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

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

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