The Scribblings of a Madcap Shambleton

Thanks For The Memories

Celebrating our 5th birthday this week has caused us to get a wee bit nostalgic. So we thought we’d collate some of those “Do you remember when?…” reminiscences into a Best of the first 5 years of TVO. It’s not a comprehensive overview of everything we’ve [...]

February 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Signed Scribblings For Sumatra

The Sumatran Orangutan Society are offering a chance to win a couple of Scribblings… related rarities in their latest charity auction. As part of their latest campaign, The Jungle VIP Auction, the prize lot of a copy of the limited edition run of Scribblings of A Madcap Shambleton signed [...]

March 26, 2012 // 1 Comment

Success At The NMEs!

For the handful of people that have managed to miss the news about last night’s NME Awards which has been floating around online today, here’s the scoop: Booshniverse-related artists were up for three awards: Best Book (Scribblings of a Madcap Shambleton), Best Film (Submarine) and Best [...]

March 1, 2012 // 1 Comment

Dave Brown, The Scribbling Slasher Part Two

Last month, we brought you the first part of an exclusive chat with Dave Brown. We could have given you more so much sooner, but we thought we’d wait to give the Luxury Comedy push some second wind. And so, with Episode One fading into memory, and Episode Two on the horizon, we bring you Part [...]

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

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

5 Go-old Sings!

We always knew you were a talented bunch, but your entries to our Christmas song competition have blown our tiny minds! We’ve enjoyed many happy hours at TVO Towers reading through your awesome entries, and admiring your lyric-writing skills and musical inventiveness. Who knew that [...]

December 27, 2011 // 1 Comment

Dave Brown: The Scribbling Slasher

Not too long ago, in a petite coffee shop that straddles the the suits of Clerkenwell and the hipsters of Hackney, The Velvet Onion were lucky enough to catch Dave Brown in his busy life for a chat – Velveteer Paulyne caught up with him following the release of Scribblings Of A Madcap [...]

December 16, 2011 // 7 Comments

Scribblings In Oxford: A Visual Review

Last Saturday (3rd December) saw Noel Fielding and Dave Brown take on Oxford in the latest leg of their promotion tour for Noel’s book of art The Madcap Scribblings of a Shambleton. The event at Waterstones consisted of a live painting to a select group of fans, followed by the obligatory [...]

December 7, 2011 // 4 Comments

Luxury Scribblings

We’ve already told you about the limited edition canvasses of Noel Fielding‘s art, but if there’s still room on your Christmas list how about a Special Edition of The Scribblings of a Madcap Shambleton? A total of 250 copies of the book will be made available, with the first 100 [...]

December 4, 2011 // 11 Comments

Golden Scribblings

  We recently told you all about our Golden Afternoon in Soho, with Noel Fielding, Dave Brown, Antony Elvin and William Summers. Now you can see the video evidence of the event! [...]

December 1, 2011 // 6 Comments

A Golden Afternoon In Soho

A chilly autumnal afternoon in a historic square in London’s Soho. A giant billboard, a row of easels and paints, Tudor minstrels, a breakdancing techno-hedgehog, and a shambleton in a yellow boiler suit. Plus the obligatory enthusiastic collection of black and neon madcap fans. It must be [...]

November 28, 2011 // 17 Comments

Fielding On Film x 3

More visual goodies from the Canongate Books team have just made their way online! This time we get to see Noel Fielding preparing for his 2010 art show at Gallery Maison Bertaux, Bryan ferry versus The Jellyfox. The three videos serve to promote Noel’s book The Scribblings of a Madcap [...]

November 22, 2011 // 6 Comments

Scribblings In Manchester: The Aftermath

Last weekend saw Noel Fielding and Dave Brown undertake a live art installation at Waterstones in Manchester Arndale.  The duo also autographed copies of their new book, The Scribblings Of A Madcap Shambleton, for fans in a mammoth five-hour signing session. The Velvet Onion were, as we revealed [...]

November 20, 2011 // 8 Comments

Soho Scribblings On Saturday!

As some of you have already spotted, Noel Fielding and Dave Brown will be launching their latest artistic extravaganza on an unsuspecting public next Saturday 26th November in Soho, London. Noel (ably assisted by Dave) will be painting a giant a 20ft x 8ft billboard in Golden Square, starting at [...]

November 19, 2011 // 10 Comments