Spencer Millman

Movember Millman

Spencer Millman has joined the Movember cause to fight against cancer and other serious health issues that affect men in the UK. For those who don’t know, every November 1st, men can register at Movember.com with a clean-shave face and then for the rest of the month, these selfless and [...]

November 9, 2011 // 1 Comment

Well Good Returns

Spencer Millman has returned to the producer’s chair for a second run of Lee Nelson’s Well Good Show. Millman, responsible for The Mighty Boosh, Man To Man With Dean Leaner, Bo Selecta, Does Doug Know? and most recently, Harry Hill’s TV Burp, produced the first series of the [...]

September 1, 2011 // 2 Comments

Forgotten Favourites: Man To Man With Dean Learner

Earlier this year, Richard Ayoade wowed audiences with his directorial movie debut, Submarine. With his next feature in the writing stages, and his former collaborator Matt Holness also writing and directing a forthcoming film, we felt this was an opportune time to look back at their last project [...]

September 1, 2011 // 2 Comments

Booshniverse Buzzing With Royal Fever

You may have noticed that the last 48 hours have been unusual for The Velvet Onion: there has been no news. Our lack of news coverage wasn’t in deference to any wedding – no, there was no news because the people we write about appeared to be glued to their TVs instead of creating news [...]

May 1, 2011 // 3 Comments

Penelope And The Barratt Cat!

Flight Of The Conchords star Kristen Schaal has revealed more details on the possible future of Penelope Princess Of Pets – her tv project for UK broadcaster Channel 4 which features Julian Barratt. The pilot was broadcast last month as part of Channel 4’s experimental Comedy Lab [...]

May 14, 2010 // 2 Comments

A Future For Penelope?

The pilot episode of Penelope Princess Of Pets has aired on Channel 4 this evening, and is naturally now available via 4od to UK viewers. The show was the brainchild of Flight Of The Conchords star Kristen Schaal, alongside collaborator Kurt Braunohler – and was produced by Mighty Boosh [...]

April 21, 2010 // 5 Comments

Penelope Princess Of Pets

Julian Barratt stars in a new one-off comedy special from the mind of Flight Of The Conchords star Kristen Schaal, at the end of the month for Channel 4. Schaal has written the show, entitled Penelope Princess Of Pets, with her co-star Kurt Braunohler.  In it, she plays the titular role of [...]

April 2, 2010 // 4 Comments

More Mighty Japan

A few weeks ago, we told you about The Mighty Boosh coming to dvd in Japan, with the announcement of series 1 across two volumes on April 21st, with series 2 to follow on May 26th. Amazon Japan has now uploaded images of the series 2 covers, and we can confirm that the series is indeed split across [...]

March 9, 2010 // 3 Comments