Patrick Marber

Spontaneous Combuster Reforms

Cult early 90s improv company Spontaneous Combustion featuring Phil Whelans are to reunite for a one-off performance. Longstanding TVO readers will be familiar with Whelans through his work on The Day They Came to Suck Out Our Brains, Pros From Dover, It’s Kevin, My First [...]

September 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Boosh Origins: On The Hour… [Part One]

As part of our retrospective posts about the Boosh radio series, in honour of it’s tenth anniversary, our editor took a close look at the the names, faces and programming which helped pave the way for The Mighty Boosh, and indeed everything we cover at The Velvet Onion. Continually drawn back [...]

November 1, 2011 // 2 Comments