Paul Foot

FootPrints All Over England

A nationwide tour has been confirmed for funny-man Paul Foot! Foot’s new show Still Life is currently making the rounds in Edinburgh and was previously confirmed for a run at the Soho Theatre in London. It has now been announced that Paul Foot will take the show on a nationwide tour. Still [...]

August 13, 2011 // 2 Comments

Luxury Latest

Last month we noted that Noel Fielding seems to be populating his new E4 TV series Luxury Comedy with an array of guests from the Booshniverse. Dave Brown, Rich Fulcher, Richard Ayoade, Kim Noble, Paul Foot and Tom Meeten were all rumoured to be involved. Well now there’s another [...]

August 3, 2011 // 3 Comments

Fringe 2011: The Ones To Peel

August 3rd sees the launch of the 2011 Edinburgh Festival, and with a smattering of TVO faces in amongst the hundreds of comedic faces who have descended upon the Scottish city for the next few weeks, we decided it was as good a time as any to remind you of exactly who’s going to be where. [...]

August 2, 2011 // 3 Comments

Still Life In Soho

Paul Foot is to bring his forthcoming Edinburgh show to London this Autumn. Still Life, which Foot brings to life at The Underbelly, Cowgate throughout August, will be revived at the Soho Theatre between September 26th and October 1st.  Previous runs at the theatre have been extended due to [...]

July 25, 2011 // 0 Comments

Robin Da Hood: Foot In Tights

The man recently described by Time Out as “wonderful oddity Paul Foot” heads up a new ad campaign for Virgin Mobile in Australia. Foot appears as ‘Robin Da Hood’ in a series of suitably random scenarios to dramatise the features of Virgin Mobile’s new service in [...]

July 4, 2011 // 4 Comments

Foot In Your Ears

Paul Foot has released a CD of his 2010 Edinburgh show Ash In The Attic, which was directed by Noel Fielding. Paul describes the CD as offering “Two introductions, four parts of topical shire horse humour, a selection of disturbances including a discussion on levels of homophobia, some pieces [...]

June 25, 2011 // 1 Comment

Heading To Edinburgh

The full line-up for The Edinburgh Festival 2011 has been announced, and amongst the hundreds of shows on offer are a handful of TVO big-guns. Rich Fulcher, Colin Hoult and Paul Foot have full-length runs for the duration of the Festival, whilst Dan Clark will be making a special appearance for [...]

June 9, 2011 // 5 Comments

Still Life…But Not As We Know It.

Paul Foot has confirmed the name of his 2011 Edinburgh Fringe show: Still Life. On his website, Foot explains that the title is intended to convey “the arduous, painstaking and ultimately pointless continuity of life itself”. However, he goes on to reassure fans that “the title [...]

May 5, 2011 // 1 Comment

Onion Talking: Paul Foot, A Man On Stage

  Last weekend Paul Foot he performed three consecutive London shows in two different theatres, including his final UK performance of ‘Ash In The Attic’ (his 2010 Edinburgh show, directed by Noel Fielding).   In the midst of this, Velveteer Mog donned her skates and managed to [...]

March 8, 2011 // 9 Comments

Foot To Mouth

At The Velvet Onion we strive to bring our peelers top-notch information about the acts that we cover.  And the newly-Buzzcocked Paul Foot is no exception!  During his recent visit to Stockholm we managed to persuade the charming comedian – and honorary member of Booshdom – to give [...]

October 30, 2010 // 2 Comments

Back To Back Booshniverse

It’s a double dose of Booshdom on the BBC tonight, as three stars of the Booshniverse appear across the channels from 10pm. There may be another two weeks before The Boosh Band take on the music of Frank Zappa at Camden Roundhouse, but this evening, you can see Noel Fielding in another [...]

October 21, 2010 // 2 Comments

A Mullet And The Fringe

As previously mentioned, in addition to the delicious Eleanor in Edinburgh, there’s another Booshniverse-related act performing at the Festival.  Paul Foot’s show, Ash in the Attic, directed by Noel Fielding is also playing at the Underbelly during August. Andrew Doyle, writer for the [...]

August 27, 2010 // 7 Comments

Edinburgh Nights

It’s that time of year again: The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is here, so for anyone lucky enough to be going, we’ve got a round-up of the shows you won’t want to miss.  And for those who are less lucky, look away now or avoid being taken over by the big green monster. As our regular readers [...]

August 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

Foot & Fielding

Brilliantly bizarre comedian, Paul Foot, has tweeted that Noel Fielding will be directing his Edinburgh Show this summer. Paul and Noel recently appeared together on the bill at Clarks as reported here on the Velvet Onion; who knows whether the deal was struck on that fateful night?  Both share a [...]

April 29, 2010 // 1 Comment

Clarks: Oh What A Night!

The latest of Dan Clark’s occasional night of comedy and music, Clarks, took place last night at the legendary 100 Club in London.  Luckily for us, 2 of our intrepid reporters were there to cover proceedings exclusively for The Velvet Onion. Clarks is a night that consists of a few things, [...]

April 4, 2010 // 9 Comments