Steve Coogan

Commissioned To The Skies!

It seems that Sky1 are drastically becoming the new place to be for the latest hits in the comedy world – we all completely fell for the colorful wonderment that was This Is Jinsy, and now some familiar names from the Booshdom are still cropping up left right and center! Firstly Julia Davis [...]

January 27, 2012 // 1 Comment

2011 Pops Off With a Bang!

The final months of 2011 were an exciting time for the Booshniverse. Join us for now for the final instalment of our four-part retrospective as we relive it all over again. . . October October began buzzing with Booshy delights. The month’s start saw previews for the upcoming 25th series of Never [...]

January 8, 2012 // 1 Comment

Bride Of Vernon Goes Live

You may remember a while ago now we mentioned Bride Of Vernon – a student made animation which featured the voice talents of our very own Dan Clark and IT Crowd’s Katherine Parkinson. At the time we could only provide you with the trailer but now, the short is available to watch in all [...]

November 21, 2011 // 1 Comment

Boosh Origins: On The Hour… [Part Two]

Yesterday, we posted the first half of our retrospective on the origins of The Boosh.  You can read Part One again here. The story concludes below, with the rest of our in-depth look at some of the people behind On The Hour and The Day Today who went on to become instrumental in the development [...]

November 2, 2011 // 4 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

Coogan’s Newsnight

It’s not often that TVO features Newsnight in a post, but you would have had to be on the Moon not to notice the scandal that has been unfolding over the past week. TVO favourite Steve Coogan was invited onto the show last night, and made a very good job of telling the tabloid [...]

July 9, 2011 // 3 Comments

Barratt’s Comedy Cheese!

It seems Julian Barratt’s contribution to Comic Relief was not confined to sweeping Noel Fielding up in his arms on Let’s Dance… For Comic Relief! He could be heard (but sadly not seen) on yesterdays Comic Relief show, talking to Alan Partridge. If you missed it you can catch it [...]

March 19, 2011 // 1 Comment

…And A Partridge In A Pear Tree!

Steve Coogan‘s 2008 live tour comes to Channel 4 on Boxing Day. The tour, given the unwieldy name of Steve Coogan As Alan Partridge And Other Less Successful Characters roamed across the UK two years ago, and featured the likes of Alice Lowe and Steve Oram in supporting roles. On the tour [...]

December 19, 2010 // 0 Comments

Barratt Goes Chekhov

For all you lot out there that have always been intrigued by the idea of a period Barratt but thought you’d never see the day… here it is! Steve Coogan, Head-Honcho of Baby Cow Productions, is to star in and produce a four part televised series based on the famous works of Chekhov, in [...]

July 8, 2010 // 1 Comment