The Velvet Onion

Exclusive: Sightseers Door Hanger Download!

We’re now officially in November – the month The Sightseers is released into UK cinemas, and with 30 days to go until release, a number of promo items are now on the loose. Amongst the postcards from Tina, the lost Banjo posters we showed you recently and the fuzzy gonks, is a [...]

November 1, 2012 // 0 Comments

TVO Hits One Million

It’s happened. It’s actually happened. The Velvet Onion has now amassed an astonishing one million individual hits, just a little over two years since we launched. To say this is an astonishing figure is an understatement of epic proportions.  We never anticipated such a success [...]

March 12, 2012 // 9 Comments

Do You Have An Eye For Luxury Comedy?

Calling all fans of Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy who possess something to draw or paint with and something to draw or paint on! To say that Luxury Comedy is a visual feast is something of an understatement. It’s hardly surprising then that the show has inspired many fans to pick up [...]

February 26, 2012 // 5 Comments

Luxury Comedy, TVOoh-yeah…

We have reminded, teased and shouted about it enough and now the day has finally come – here is our exclusive documentary from set of Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy. Velveteers took cameras, mics and their bodies over to the set and probed the cast & creators of the [...]

February 20, 2012 // 20 Comments

A Luxurious Takeover!

This week sees the launch of Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy, and naturally, TVO wanted to mark this occasion with a bang. We’ve already given you exclusive preview images of the show, but now we can confirm our Luxury Comedy Takeover is officially underway! Over the coming days, [...]

January 23, 2012 // 3 Comments

The Velvet Onion Calendar 2012

The Velvet Onion are pleased to bring you our exclusive 2012 calendar! We’ve been working with a number of our friends both in front of the camera and behind it, to bring you twelve great shots to print out and stick up on your wall between January 1st and December 31st. With a fantastic new [...]

December 29, 2011 // 3 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

Have A Luxury Christmas

Merry Christmas to all!  We’ve been giving you various gifts throughout the festive season, but it’s only right that our final gift today is a very special one. It also wouldn’t be a full velvety treat if it wasn’t the mother of all teasers… [...]

December 25, 2011 // 1 Comment

Christmas Eve – It’s The End Of The World

It’s the penultimate day before the festivities, and we hope you’ve all got your shopping done and are relaxing with a glass of mulled wine, waiting for midnight to open your pressies. But I’m afraid we have some bad news for you, courtesy of a rather solemn message from our [...]

December 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

Sue Denim EXCLUSIVE: Brewster McCloud

Back in September, we told you that Sue Denim‘s solo project Sue and the Unicorn was going to fund and record an album. Now we can bring you the joyous news that the album has been finished! Sue has worked with producer and piano magician David Wrench to bring you 10 tracks which she says [...]

December 23, 2011 // 4 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

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

Madcap Manchester

Yesterday saw Noel Fielding and Dave Brown undertake a mammoth signing session in Manchester to celebrate the release of Scribblings Of A Madcap Shambleton. The duo arrived at Waterstones in Manchester Arndale around noon, and immediately launched into a live art display, painting a fantastical [...]

November 13, 2011 // 17 Comments