Stuart Silver

The Gnomes of Death

Matthew Holness and Stuart Silver are reunited in forthcoming comic audio drama The Gnomes of Death – the latest instalment in cult series The Scarifyers. The story is the latest production from Bafflegab Productions, who, you may recall, recently bagged Diane Morgan to appear [...]

April 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Stuart Silver Goes Behind The Double

Ever since Stuart Silver‘s days as one half of Noble and Silver, and his Darkplace bit-part work, we’ve had a special soft spot for him, brought back to the fore when he totally killed it in his support slot for The Mighty Boosh at Soho Theatre a couple of years ago. So it was [...]

July 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Unnatural Comedy Online

All decent proper fans of Boosh will be aware of (Un)natural Acts, the late 90’s sketch show featuring a few Boosh members that was something of a precursor to the Mighty one. What you may not be aware of, however, is the existence of a new Unnatural Acts youtube channel, in the spirit of [...]

March 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

A Bit Of Boosh At The Pleasance

Plans to keep the details of the recent Mighty Boosh warm up shows out of the public domain seem to have been derailed by the giddy connectivity of social media. So we figured it would be polite of us to do a quick round up of what’s out there for those amongst us who don’t frequent the [...]

October 13, 2013 // 5 Comments

Line Up Announced For Thursday’s Boosh Gig

The full list of support acts for Thursday’s third and final Mighty Boosh warm-up show at The Pleasance Islington has been confirmed. Following a well-received and rather wonderful turn at last week’s Soho Theatre gigs, Stuart Silver will return to the stage this week. Expect [...]

October 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

Mighty Fine: Boosh At The Soho Theatre

If you’re a regular reader of The Velvet Onion it won’t have passed you by that The Mighty Boosh performed two warm up shows at the Soho Theatre this week. We were lucky enough to be there to witness the epicness. Here’s Velveteer Mog’s non-spoilery report: A long time ago I [...]

October 2, 2013 // 10 Comments

Boosh Warm Up Line Up Announced

As you’ll know if you’re a regular peeler of this here website, earlier this week we broke the news that The Mighty Boosh are performing two warm-up shows at the Soho Theatre. We can now confirm who the comedians are who will be performing before the Boosh Band take to the stage. The [...]

September 20, 2013 // 0 Comments

Funny Fortnight Favourites: Darkplace Remembered

This weekend sees Channel 4 countdown its top 30 comedy shows ever, as part of its Funny Fortnight. One show in the top 30 was somewhat unloved at the time, yet has since gone on to become widely regarded as a cult classic.  Here’s Michael Glynn’s take on why Garth Marenghi’s [...]

August 25, 2012 // 1 Comment

Funny Fortnight Favourites!

Details have emerged of the exact transmission times for much of the programming in Channel 4’s Funny Fortnight – which features a number of TVO faces in new productions and old favourites. These include Julia Davis and Sharon Horgan in Bad Sugar, Matt Berry in Toast Of [...]

August 13, 2012 // 3 Comments

Now We Feel Like Ants

After hyping up Stuart Silver’s debut solo show, You Look Like Ants, we took it upon ourselves to visit Soho Theatre and throw in our 2 cents, on what could possibly be the most peculiar yet memorable comedy experience you may have. When walking out of the Soho Theatre after [...]

October 23, 2011 // 0 Comments

You Look Like Ants, This Looks Like A Competition!

Thanks to the kind people at the Soho Theatre, we can offer a handful of free tickets to see Stuart Silver‘s new show, You Look Like Ants this weekend! Silver, who appeared in Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, Man To Man With Dean Learner and The Mighty Boosh, as well as a ten year, BAFTA [...]

October 19, 2011 // 2 Comments

Silver Stream Of Thoughts

Not too long ago you may have peeled our find of Stuart Silver performing his solo show You Look Like Ants, at the Soho Theatre. If you are still not swayed into grabbing yourself a ticket for this bound-to-be wondrous show, then you can now let the man himself try and convince you, as he shares [...]

October 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

Ants In Soho

Stuart Silver brings his latest show, You Look Like Ants to the Soho Theatre next week. Silver, who alongside comedy partner Kim Noble, appeared in Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, Man To Man With Dean Learner and The Mighty Boosh, has been one of the quieter members of Booshdom in recent [...]

October 10, 2011 // 0 Comments

You Look Like Ants

Stuart Silver returns to the stage with his latest show, You Look Like Ants this weekend. Silver, who alongside comedy partner Kim Noble, appeared in Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, Man To Man With Dean Learner and The Mighty Boosh, has been one of the quieter members of Booshdom in recent [...]

September 1, 2011 // 0 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