The Mighty Boosh

BAFTA for Henry Normal

Comedy writer, producer and Baby Cow Productions co-founder Henry Normal, who was heavily involved in shows including The Mighty Boosh, Nighty Night and Moone Boy, is to receive a BAFTA Special Award. The award will be presented at a private event, including an on-stage interview with John [...]

June 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Boosh Boys At Burton Comic Con

PLEASE NOTE: an earlier version of this article announced that Dave Brown would be guesting at Comic Con in Burton on Trent. Regrettably Dave has had to pull out. An edited version of the article remains below. Mike Fielding will be guests at the forthcoming Comic Con in Burton on Trent. The [...]

January 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: Mighty Boosh Photography Exhibition

A collection of Dave Brown‘s photographs of The Mighty Boosh are currently on display at The Book Club in Shoreditch. Mog headed down to the exhibition on our behalf when it first opened; here’s her report… There’s something special about photographs of people taken by [...]

November 20, 2016 // 4 Comments

Spooky Onions: TVO Favourites at Halloween

Ghosts and ghouls are on the prowl this weekend, as Halloween approaches on Monday evening, and everyone gets to play ‘Count The Harley Quinn Costumes’ in their nightclub of choice. Yes, it’s time for some grisly fancy dress, far too many sweets, and some kick-arse horror movies [...]

October 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Onion Talking: Brown, The Boosh And The Book Club

As you’ll know if you’re a regular reader of The Velvet Onion, The Book Club in Shoreditch is hosting a photography exhibition and a series of events in celebration of The Mighty Boosh. Dave Brown, famous for sweating his way through three TV series and two live tours in a hairy [...]

October 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

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

Shoreditch Boosh Club

From 20th October this year until January 2017, The Book Club in Shoreditch will become ‘The Boosh Club’ hosting an exhibition and a series of events to celebrate ten years since The Mighty Boosh‘s 2006 tour. The exhibition  – curated by Liat Chen – will feature [...]

July 28, 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

A Look Inside Black Mountain Poets

Last week the fifth LOCO Film festival drew to a close, following twelve days chock-full of top drawer filmic comedy. One of the festival’s closing events was a screening/Q&A of Black Mountain Poets, a British film featuring Alice Lowe, Dolly Wells and Laura Patch, amongst others. We [...]

May 9, 2016 // 1 Comment

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

So Hot Right Now: On TV This Week

Here’s what you can catch on the picturebox this week. Brian Pern: 45 Years of Prog and Roll Thursday, 10:00pm, BBC Four Simon Day returns as the legendary Thotch frontman Brian Pern in the third series of his mockumentary saga created with Rhys Thomas. Along for the ride once more are [...]

January 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

So Hot Right Now: On TV This Week

Here’s what you can catch on the picturebox this week. Brian Pern: 45 Years of Prog and Roll Thursday, 10:00pm, BBC Four Simon Day returns as the legendary Thotch frontman Brian Pern in the third series of his mockumentary saga created with Rhys Thomas. Along for the ride once more are [...]

January 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

You And Who Else

A new book about British fantasy television is raising money for AIDS research, and TVO is a part of it. You And Who Else is a unique history of sixty years of British fantasy television, and a definitive record of its place in our lives – as told by the people who saw it: the viewers. [...]

November 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Mighty Lifesavers

Here’s a story you don’t see every day, via the good folk at The Bristol Post: an episode of The Mighty Boosh has been credited with saving a young man’s life. Chances are the majority of our readers are familiar with Journey to the Centre of the Punk, the 2007 episode in which [...]

July 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Weird Al Crimps!

There’s something inherently familiar about the latest “Weird Al” track, and Boosh fans around the world will no doubt be going crazy when they hear it. Make no mistake about it: TVO loves “Weird Al” Yankovic. Across a 35 year career, this comic genius and his [...]

June 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

From Boosh To Bear: Paul King In The Guardian

Paul King, director of The Mighty Boosh, and more recently Paddington, spoke to The Guardian newspaper yesterday. We’ve always thought that Paul King is a bit of a hero – well, look at the wonders he has brought us over the years: Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, the Boosh and Bunny [...]

March 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Gold After Dark

UKTV Gold are running a new late night strand at the weekends. Starting on Friday (5th), they are “celebrating the very best in dark humour and cult comedy classics every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11pm”. There are a lot of TVO related people and shows, starting with the reason [...]

September 7, 2014 // 0 Comments