Noel Fielding

Fielding In Herring Pilot

It looks like Noel Fielding is involved in Richard Herring’s new sitcom pilot… The ten-minute pilot will provide a taster for a sitcom about parallel universes called ‘Everything Happens For No Reason’. Unfortunately, being a pilot, it will be for Channel 4’s eyes [...]

January 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

Taskmaster Tickets

Fancy going to a recording for the next series of Taskmaster, which this year has Noel Fielding among its lineup? Read on… Free tickets are now available to watch the new series of Taskmaster be recorded. In the hit Dave show, which is now on its fourth series, host Greg Davies and his [...]

January 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Preview: The Entire Universe

The Entire Universe, featuring Noel Fielding – with Eric Idle, Professor Brian Cox, Warwick Davis and Hannah Waddingham – tells the story of the birth of the universe in just one hour. Although social media is already buzzing with anticipation about the show, it airs on TV on 26th [...]

December 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Christmas Onions 2016

The festive season is upon us and there’s plenty to keep you entertained on the tellybox. Here’s our roundup of this year’s most essential Christmas viewing. Drunk History Wednesday 21st December at 10pm, Comedy Central UK Rick Edwards tells the story of the World War I Christmas [...]

December 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Get Some Ultimate IT Crowd In Your Stocking

Get those Christmas lists out! A new DVD box set of The IT Crowd has just been released in the US and it will be available in the UK later this month. The Ultimate Boxset includes Versions 1.0-4.0 of the award-winning show as well as The Internet Is Coming episode, and a whole bunch of extras, [...]

December 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Preview Pictures: The Entire Universe

BBC Two has a Boxing Day treat in store… Noel Fielding is joining Eric Idle and Professor Brian Cox in The Entire Universe, an hour-long special which will tell the story of the universe’s creation through comedy songs and sketches. Also joining them on their mission are Warwick [...]

November 30, 2016 // 1 Comment

Art For A Good Cause

Noel Fielding is contributing a piece of art to Face Value KPF, an exhibition intended to raise money for The Katie Piper Foundation. Artist Gary Mansfield has collaborated with some of the UK’s most renowned artists in this unique exhibition, which will be on show at the Strand Gallery from [...]

November 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: Mighty Boosh Photography Exhibition

A collection of Dave Brown‘s photographs of The Mighty Boosh are currently on display at The Book Club in Shoreditch. Mog headed down to the exhibition on our behalf when it first opened; here’s her report… There’s something special about photographs of people taken by [...]

November 20, 2016 // 4 Comments

Fielding Appearance At US Benefit Show

Noel Fielding will be one of Judd Apatow’s guests at a benefit concert for People for The American Way. The Judd Apatow & Friends show takes place on Tuesday, November 29th at Largo in Los Angeles. Tickets are priced at $50 and can be procured here. Please note the arrangements for the [...]

November 19, 2016 // 1 Comment

Spooky Onions: TVO Favourites at Halloween

Ghosts and ghouls are on the prowl this weekend, as Halloween approaches on Monday evening, and everyone gets to play ‘Count The Harley Quinn Costumes’ in their nightclub of choice. Yes, it’s time for some grisly fancy dress, far too many sweets, and some kick-arse horror movies [...]

October 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Bea Joins 8 Out Of 10 Cats

Channel 4 has announced that 8 Out Of 10 Cats and its Countdown spin-off are set to return, with Aisling Bea joining the former as a new team captain. 8 Out Of 10 Cats will be returning for its 19th series (the first since 2014) and a few changes have been made… Jimmy Carr is still [...]

October 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

QI Returns

Long-running panel show QI is back on our screens soon, with a few familiar TVO faces set to appear. The show’s 14th (!) series will focus on the letter N, covering topics from Nature and Night to Nordic and Naked. It will notably be the first series of QI to be presented by Sandi [...]

October 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Aaaaaaaaustralia Screening & Q&A

Steve Oram‘s brilliant simian comedy horror Aaaaaaaah! will be shown at the Lido Cinema in Hawthorn later this week. The screening will include a special introduction and Q&A afterwards. Monster Pictures and Lido Cinemas are presenting a special Friday Fright Nights screening of [...]

October 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

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

Noel On Books

Noel Fielding is the latest guest to appear on the podcast Book Shambles. The literary-themed podcast, hosted by veteran comedians Robin Ince and Josie Long, has a different guest on each episode to talk about their favourite books and anything else that happens to come up. Noel Fielding is in the [...]

October 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

Weird Science On Your Book Shelf

Some of you will be familiar with the Geek Chic podcasts by Lliana Bird and neuroscientist Dr Jack Lewis (if not, you can read all about it here). Well now the two of them have taken their oddball scientific stories concept and transferred it into book format. The Mice Who Sing For Sex examines [...]

September 29, 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

Fielding Live Appearance At Rough Trade

Noel Fielding will be appearing live at Rough Trade East to perform on stage and sign copies of his live vinyl album, which was released a few months ago. The event takes place on Wednesday 28th September at 7pm at Rough Trade East, Brick Lane. It’s scheduled to run for around 2 hours. To [...]

September 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

John Hopkins: Past, Present & Futuristic

John Hopkins formed part of the iconic Ealing Live comedy troupe, who we tend to think of as the artistic core of The Velvet Onion. Since then he’s continued to work with multiple offshoots of the TVO family. Recently, we’ve been focusing on his newest work – his web series [...]

September 14, 2016 // 2 Comments

Nothing Compares 2 Noel (In PJs)

Noel Fielding has leant his acting talents to help ceramics designer and friend, Keith Brymer Jones, promote his new range of glassware. Noel appears in the video with Keith in a surreal Morcambe & Wise/Sinead O’Conner mash-up. You can watch it here: The new range of alphabet and number [...]

September 12, 2016 // 0 Comments