The Mighty Boosh

Behind The Boosh Is Back

Behind The Boosh – the stunning exhibition of Dave Brown‘s photography across ten years of The Mighty Boosh – is to return in October, via Proud Gallery. The Camden based gallery will be showcasing a whole new set of rare or previously unreleased shots from Brown’s [...]

August 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

Mighty Beck At The Barbican

The social media buzz around Noel Fielding and Julian Barratt’s appearance together at last night’s Beck show has been deafening. But for those of you who don’t freqent the online discussion boards, please allow us to present to you a little round-up of last night’s [...]

July 5, 2013 // 6 Comments

Noel Fielding Interview Part 5: The Mighty Boosh

Two weeks ago we brought you Part 4 of our exclusive interview with Noel Fielding, in which he answered your questions about Luxury Comedy. This week Noel talks about The Mighty Boosh, a topic very dear to many people’s hearts (if the recent social media furore around the team’s [...]

June 25, 2013 // 6 Comments

Boosh Added To Festival Line-Up

The news is already spreading around the web like wildfire, but in case you haven’t heard it yet, The Mighty Boosh have seemingly been added to the line-up page of the Festival Supreme website. The boys are said to be reuniting for a performance at the festival hosted by Tenacious D at Santa [...]

June 10, 2013 // 9 Comments

Noel Fielding Interview Part 1: It’s Your Birthday!

As all good Noel Fielding fans know, today is his 40th birthday. To mark this auspicious occasion we bring you Part 1 of our exclusive interview with Noel, in which he discusses what this landmark birthday means to him. A few weeks ago, we asked you all to submit your questions for Noel, about the [...]

May 21, 2013 // 13 Comments

Dave Lambert: Not Your Common Man

Common Ground is a new series of shorts currently showing on Sky Atlantic on Monday evenings. The anthology of ten stories follows the ordinary lives of some rather interesting characters, with two episodes airing each week. We were lucky enough to talk to the show’s director, Dave Lambert, a [...]

February 17, 2013 // 1 Comment

Onion Talking: Dave Brown’s Tough Crowd

Tough Crowd – the new photo exhibition by Dave Brown, is currently wowing art-lovers at The Strand Gallery in central London. TVO caught up with the man behind the lens to talk about putting together a series of comedian portraits with a difference… “It’s not all panel shows, [...]

December 7, 2012 // 6 Comments

Tough Crowd

Tough Crowd, the latest photo exhibition by Dave Brown, opens today at The Strand Gallery in central London. A collection of portraits capturing the very essence of the lonely, fragile comedian, the exhibition is in aid of the brilliant Afrikids and features a whole host of famous names [...]

December 5, 2012 // 1 Comment

A Quiet Word

Julian Barratt was interviewed in today’s Times – about his forthcoming acting role, the Boosh and his home life with Julia Davis. The article itself can be found here; however, the Times only permits the reading of articles in full to subscribers (boo hiss!). However, the internet [...]

October 31, 2012 // 3 Comments

Terry Nutkins: 1946-2012

The Velvet Onion is saddened to report the death of Terry Nutkins. A veteran of British television, Nutkins presented wildlife shows Animal Magic, The Really Wild Show, Brilliant Creatures and Growing Up Wild to name but a few.   There’s not a person alive in Britain over the age of [...]

September 7, 2012 // 1 Comment

The Mighty Teacher

Sometimes the weird and occasionally wonderful world of social media provides an unexpected smile. Yesterday was one such moment, as #ThingsILearnedFromTheMightyBoosh achieved world trend status on twitter. Boosh folk and fans alike seized on the hashtag, using it as an opportunity to share their [...]

September 1, 2012 // 5 Comments

Wales Gets Behind The Boosh

As all good peelers will know, Dave Brown‘s photography exhibition, Behind the Boosh, has just finished its run in Norwich. Now Dave has announced that it will be moving to Wales. The behind-the-secenes photography of fifteen years-worth The Mighty Booshcan be seen at Oriel Colwyn (the new [...]

August 27, 2012 // 0 Comments

Blinkbox Blitz!

A large dose of classic comedy and recent favourites are now available to watch free online, including, of course, a huge truckload of TVO related content. UK based video on demand service Blinkbox offers television and film from both sides of the pond to download or stream via pc, mac, games [...]

August 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

Boosh History To Buy

Go on admit it: you’ve been lusting after the posters designed by Dave Brown for his photography exhibition currently running at Flint in Norwich. Well now you can get your mitts on one! The exhibition, titled Behind the Boosh, charts the history of the comedy act from its conception in the [...]

July 21, 2012 // 1 Comment

Behind Many Scenes: A Profile of Dave Lambert

One of the things that distinguishes The Velvet Onion from other entertainment websites is that the artists we write about are in some way connected to one another. And some are more connected than most. Dave Lambert, of Baby Cow productions, is one such person, although you may only know him for [...]

July 8, 2012 // 1 Comment

Behind The Boosh Contest: Winners Announced!

After scrolling through your caption entries (which were up in the hundreds!), Dave Brown has picked out his top 3 and declared them the winners of the Velvet Onion Behind the Boosh Caption Contest! In 1st place and winning a signed print of a photo of Dave’s choice and a screen print of the [...]

July 2, 2012 // 1 Comment

COMPETITION: Win Prints From Behind The Boosh!

This competition is now closed; many thanks to everyone who took part. As soon as Dave Brown has picked the three winners we’ll publish the results. Until then, keep those fingers crossed! The Velvet Onion has teamed up with the ever wonderful Dave Brown once again ahead of his first ever [...]

June 25, 2012 // 117 Comments

Memorabilia Sale

If you’ve ever fancied getting your hands on some Robots in Disguise memorabilia, your time is now… Dee Plume is selling a handful of personal items on e-Bay that have featured in photography for RiD as well as an episode of The Mighty Boosh. You can bid for the vintage [...]

June 12, 2012 // 1 Comment

Flint, Brown & Boosh

As you may have spotted via Dave Brown‘s twitter, the photographer, graphic designer and great ape is launching his first photography exhibition next month! We took it upon ourselves to find out a bit more about the show from the man himself, and Dave was kind enough to serve up some extra [...]

June 12, 2012 // 2 Comments