The IT Crowd

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

Funny Fortnight Forthcoming!

Channel 4 have released more details of their Funny Fortnight next month, which features more than a smattering of TVO regulars and influences. Over 30 hours of programming across two weeks of television, the season promises brand new shows, excellent stand up and familiar faces staging their [...]

July 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

Thirty Greats

It may be hard to believe for some of our older readers, but Channel 4 hits the big 30 this year, and as we’ve previously mentioned, there’s a whole host of comedy content to savour during their anniversary. Part of that collection of comedy old and new looks set to be a countdown of [...]

June 22, 2012 // 1 Comment

Channel 4’s Comedy Celebration

Channel 4 will be marking its 30th anniversary with a fortnight of exciting new comedy – and there are a number of TVO-related artists in the mix! One of the highlights of  Channel 4’s Funny Fortnight is a brand new sitcom, Toast of London, co-written by and starring Matt Berry. Matt [...]

June 16, 2012 // 0 Comments

IT Crowd Remixed

Regular peelers will be aware that there are a handful of Boosh music remixes worthy of note. Well now the iconic IT Crowd theme tune has been funked up too. The remix comes courtesy of Superpowerless, featuring Sparkles* + MC Wreckshin + B-TYPE + Happi. So far it’s racked up nearly 22,000 [...]

June 8, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Lim-IT-ed Crowd

A limited edition t-shirt homage to The IT Crowd can now be yours to own via Qwertee. The design, entitled Crowded by TomTragor, is available for just £8 (plus postage) until late on Saturday evening – whereupon it will be discontinued, and entered into the site’s voting system for a [...]

February 24, 2012 // 4 Comments

Onion Talking: Dolly Wells

Actress Dolly Wells is a welcome new addition to The Velvet Onion family. Last Thursday she burst onto our TV screens as Noel’s enigmatic neighbour in his new series, Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy. We had the good fortune of convincing Dolly to talk to us about her latest role and [...]

February 2, 2012 // 4 Comments

Spring Back In Time: A Look Back At April-June 2011

So far our review of 2011 has covered January to March. Today we bring you the sequel: April to June. Aaaah, Springtime…the time of fresh starts and new beginnings! And it turned out to be a very busy time in the Booshniverse too! April April started with the news of Chris O’Dowd’s [...]

January 2, 2012 // 2 Comments

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

A Velvet Weekend

What with Halloween being on the most awkward day of the week, we at TVO have been wondering what to do with ourselves this coming spooky weekend and have found there to be a plethora of Booshdom goodies on throughout. Of course, in true Boosh form, this schedule is more suitable for our [...]

October 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

IT Crowd Uninstalled

Graham Linehan has confirmed that The IT Crowd is to end next year, following an extended special. Previous announcements were made in regard to a fifth series expected in April 2012, and indeed, writers were attached to the show’s brainstorming stages in a bid to support Linehan’s [...]

October 21, 2011 // 3 Comments

Spring Crowd

The fifth, and likely final series of The IT Crowd looks set for a Spring broadcast. Speaking to The Guardian this weekend, Channel 4’s head of comedy Shane Allen, discussed his plans for the future following a whopping £9m addition to his comedy budget after the channel dropped reality [...]

August 22, 2011 // 3 Comments

Bin Watching?

One of the strangest rumours in Booshdom emerged last night… with unconfirmed reports that recently assassinated terrorist Osama Bin Laden watched The IT Crowd. Speculation was rife on Twitter for some time that the man behind the 9/11 attacks, who was killed in a special ops mission last [...]

May 8, 2011 // 1 Comment

The London Comedy Writers Festival: TVO Ticket Offer!

Last week we told you about the forthcoming London Comedy Writers Festival 2011 – which will play host to a bevy of immense talents including several TVO favourites. The Festival takes place between April 8th & 10th at Regents College – and will gather some of the biggest names in [...]

March 15, 2011 // 3 Comments

TOPSHOP!

The post-Christmas sales have officially begun, and there are some bargains to be had if it’s Boosh swag you’re after. The Velvet Onion Amazon Store is, naturally, no stranger to reductions, with the latest Boosh dvd, Journey Of The Childmen: The Mighty Boosh On Tour leading the way at [...]

December 27, 2010 // 4 Comments

Vote Booshniverse!

Voting for the 2011 NME Awards has recently opened, and we reckon there are a few Booshniverse artists who released material in 2010 that deserve our votes. How about IT Crowd for Best TV Show, or if you’re more of a BBC3 kind of person, How Not To Live Your Life?  Maybe it’s our [...]

December 11, 2010 // 1 Comment

Fresh Fieldings

Chortle are reporting that Channel 4 have confirmed Noel Fielding is to make a new show for them as part of a fresh boost for comedy output on the channel. Noel has been talking up his new tv project for some time, and its been known to be for Channel 4 for so long we at TVO had almost taken it for [...]

October 29, 2010 // 2 Comments

Fantasy Gaming With IT Crowd 4.0 On DVD

As we have previously reported, the fourth series of The IT Crowd is released on dvd on September 27th. The front cover has been revealed, and continues the computer-game feel of the previous seasons with a Rock Band flavoured theme. Extras have now also been confirmed for the package, and will [...]

September 4, 2010 // 1 Comment

Onion Talking: Matt Berry

To celebrate the launch of series four of The IT Crowd, we at The Velvet Onion wanted to bring you something genuinely worthy of your attention.  And, thankfully – we got it, in the form of an exclusive interview with one of the show’s stars, and a heavy weight figure in Booshdom [...]

June 25, 2010 // 3 Comments

The IT Crowd: Peelers Favourites

In the last few weeks, we’ve been asking you, dear peelers, to submit your top three episodes of The IT Crowd to TVO in order to determine which episode is your favourite (so far!). The results are now in, and we can confirm your top ten episodes, in reverse order!  What will be crowned the [...]

June 25, 2010 // 2 Comments