Rich Fulcher

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

Questionable Science – With Rich Fulcher

Our favourite American (don’t tell the others!) is back. Rich Fulcher is Professor Rich who, with his Unfocus Group, hit the streets and interview leading experts to find the answers to some of life’s dumbest hypothetical questions. There’s a clip on YouTube (below) and the shows [...]

August 8, 2015 // 1 Comment

Fulcher On Midnight

As per our retweet from earlier this week. Rich Fulcher appeared on yesterday’s episode of Midnight – along with Tim Minchin and Rhys Darby. For the uninitiated, Midnight is an American late night internet-based improv panel game show on Comedy Central – which is (apparently) [...]

April 17, 2015 // 1 Comment

So Hot Right Now #23

Welcome to The Velvet Onion – the central hub for an interconnected range of alternative comedy and more. Click through for the least news, and see what’s so hot right now THIS WEEK below… ON THE TELLY AND RADIO THIS WEEK We won’t lie to you: as weeks go, this one is absolutely huge [...]

March 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

That’s Rich

Last week TVO offered you the chance to watch the recording of the pilot episode of That’s Rich – the new sitcom written by and starring Rich Fulcher. For those of you not lucky enough to get tickets, here is our guide to the madness: Rich owns a junk shop on a run-down high street, [...]

March 20, 2015 // 1 Comment

The Velvet Onion Is Five Again

The Velvet Onion is proud to bring you an updated version of our TVO IS FIVE video for your perusal, featuring a cavalcade of comedy legends wishing us a very happy birthday. Some of you may remember at the end of January, The Velvet Onion marked its official fifth anniversary with a string of [...]

March 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

That’s Rich: Booking Now!

Booking has opened up for the pilot recording of That’s Rich – the new sitcom project starring Rich Fulcher, and TVO readers have a slightly better chance of getting access to tickets than anyone else. Whilst initial reports on the project back in January indicated it would be a [...]

March 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

That’s Rich

Rich Fulcher is to make a new non-broadcast pilot for Channel 4. Entitled That’s Rich, the show will feature Fulcher as a character also called Rich, who runs a porn shop that is struggling against online competitors. Fulcher has written the pilot, which will be shot this spring by King [...]

January 20, 2015 // 1 Comment

The Complete History Of Fulcher

The Complete History Of….. is a new series of short information films on 4OD. The 6 minute internet shows are presented by Professor Martins, who looks and sounds a lot like Rich Fulcher, and he is on a mission to discover the history of modern trends. The first 3 shows investigate The [...]

December 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

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