Rich Fulcher

Simon Swings Again

Simon Farnaby is working on another golf-based project – this one is a film about a golfer who blags his way into the British Open. Going by the name of The Phantom Of The Open, the film is an adaptation of a book of the same name, which Simon wrote in 2010 in partnership with Scott Murray. [...]

March 18, 2017 // 1 Comment

Rich In Gravy (With Shrimps On The Side)

A short film featuring Rich Fulcher has recently surfaced. Going by the name of Gravy, the film stars Rich and fellow Upright Citizens Brigade member, Matt Walsh. It’s written and directed by Mike Postalakis and co-produced by Matt Jones (Breaking Bad). The premise of the film is described [...]

March 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Fulcher Footage Surfaces

An unofficial trailer for a pilot filmed for Adult Swim in 2011 has hit the world wide web, and it features the always-awesome Rich Fulcher. Guy Suave: Homicidal Spy is about about an old skool secret agent, with Jay Johnston in the lead role and Rich as the villain. Eric Von Hoffman [...]

February 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Sexy Murder Omnibus

We told you once. We told you twice. But some things are worth saying three times – so if you haven’t caught every episode of Rich Fulcher‘s BBC Three mini series Sexy Murder yet, you can see an omnibus edition of the whole thing on iPlayer now! The show features Fulcher [...]

December 15, 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

Questionable Science Returns

You know how it is. You wait ages for a new Rich Fulcher project then two come along at once! Hot on the heels of BBC Three’s new Sexy Murder miniseries, Fulchybaby returns to Comedy Central’s YouTube channel with a brand new run of his smash hit factual show Questionable Science. [...]

November 4, 2016 // 2 Comments

New Fulcher Show For BBC Three

Rich Fulcher is set to star in a spoof murder case TV show for BBC Three. As reported today by Chortle, Sexy Murder will parody the likes of popular true crime documentaries like Netflix’s hugely popular Making A Murderer. Rich will play ‘Televisionary’ and ‘Truth [...]

October 26, 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

Rich On The Radio

Rich Fulcher is the latest guest on Fubar Radio’s Screen talk with Dan Clark, the podcast which features Dan talking about the world of TV and film. Each week his guest discusses their work and their love of movies. The show also features a segment called Guilty Pleasure where each guest [...]

September 18, 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

Those Who Can’t Hits Hulu

TruTV’s school-based sitcom, Those Who Can’t, is now available on Hulu – and the reason we’re telling you is because two episodes include one of our favourite people, Rich Fulcher! For the uninitiated (i.e. us Brits), the half-hour programme is about three dysfunctional [...]

September 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Fulcher Returns To Drunk History

Rich Fulcher will be appearing in the new series of Drunk History which airs on US television from 27th September. Now in its fourth season, Drunk History is a weekly, half-hour show where historical reenactments by celebrity talent are presented by inebriated storytellers. They provide [...]

August 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Anna & Katy Do The Right Thing

Panel show podcast Do The Right Thing is back, and its latest episode features great comedy duo Anna Crilly and Katy Wix. Do The Right Thing, which is hosted by Danielle Ward with team captains Michael Legge and Margaret Cabourn-Smith, is now in its sixth series and has a Sony award under its belt. [...]

August 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

Intergalactic Sausage Heading This Way

The trailer for a new web series created by and starring John Hopkins and Joey Page has just hit the digital airwaves. Intergalactic Sausage is a sci-fi sitcom set in a burger van in a Lichfield bus station in the not too distant future, after an apocalypse that no-one has really noticed. Humans [...]

August 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

John Pidgeon, RIP 1947-2016

The Velvet Onion is saddened to report on the death of journalist, author, historian, radio producer and comedy executive John Pidgeon, following a long illness. A celebrated critic whose work in the 1970s included collaborations with The Faces, Slade and Eric Clapton, John moved into radio in [...]

July 19, 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

Peterford Golf Club Swings Again

Peterford Golf Club is being revived in brand new take on the cult classic for Radio Two. Promising to do for golf clubs what Green Wing did for hospitals, this new sitcom incarnation of the long gestating project is written by its co-creator Simon Farnaby and stars Simon alongside Barunka [...]

October 5, 2015 // 1 Comment

Top Coppers

Next week sees the launch of a new BBC Three comedy series which features a smattering of TVO connections. Top Coppers follows two uncompromising detectives in the fictional Justice City: John Mahogany and Mitch Rust, as they attempt to rid the city of its deranged criminal underworld. Starring [...]

August 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Questionable Science Goes Global!

Questionable Science – the new online comedy mockumentary from Rich Fulcher – is now available to view worldwide! The show features Rich in typically madcap mode, posing the kind of questions no other science documentary is daring to pose. For example: What if Matthew McConaughey [...]

August 11, 2015 // 0 Comments