Will Summers

Brains Movie is a (indy) Go-Go!

It’s the news we’ve been waiting for… The Day They Came To Suck Out Our Brains is becoming a movie – and YOU can get involved with the production! Written and created by Bob Pipe (the man behind The Forgery Club) and James Wren (the man behind The Hen & Chickens), [...]

October 24, 2014 // 2 Comments

Princes In The Park

Fans of Tudor-folk will want to hop on down to Camley Street Natural Park in North London next month, to celebrate the forthcoming release of the long-awaited debut album from Princes In The Tower. The traditional trio, featuring Antony Elvin, Will Summers and Michael Tyack (former collaborators [...]

November 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

TVO Live Videos Part 2: Antony Elvin & Will Summers

Last week marked the first anniversary of The Velvet Onion Live – our inaugural live event, which will hopefully be followed by many more in the future. One day. Whilst we begin to gear up for another event, which we hope we can confirm before too long, we’re going back to that first [...]

June 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

Onion Talking: The Day They Came To Suck Out Our Brains!

You’d have to have been living under a rock these last few months not to notice us banging on about a brilliant new web series called The Day They Came To Suck Out Our Brains. Jam-packed with TVO regulars, the show is the brainchild of Bob Pipe, and as the show comes to the end of its first [...]

June 5, 2013 // 5 Comments

First Contact

The latest edition of The Day They Came To Suck Out Our Brains is now online for your peepers to cast their gaze upon. This week, the leading faiths of our land join forces to try and fend off the alien invaders, and there’s a surprise waiting in Professor Langhorne’s [...]

May 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

Princes Of The Renaissance

Tudor folk trio Princes In The Tower made an appearance on London based traditional music station Renaissance 104.4FM last week, and their appearance can now be shared beyond the boundaries of South Bank. The three-piece, comprising Michael Tyack, Antony Elvin and William Summers, were on [...]

December 11, 2012 // 0 Comments

Elvin, The Prince & The Pauper

Antony Elvin will be Musical Director for a production of  The Prince and The Pauper at The Unicorn Theatre in London later this year. He is also writing the music for the production which will run from 25th November 2012 to 13th January 2013. The play is set in the 16th Century, and is an [...]

September 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

Preview Peeling: Hunderby

Monday, 27th August sees the première of Hunderby – the new comedy costume drama from Baby Cow and Julia Davis, airing at 10pm on Sky Atlantic. The channel has kindly let us catch a sneaky peak of the first episode, and our editor in chief shares his thoughts below. When a shipwrecked [...]

August 23, 2012 // 4 Comments

The Velvet Onion: The Extreme Racists…

Today marks the one month anniversary of our evening of music, comedy and downright madness at TVO Live! So what better way to celebrate the night than to give all of you a taste of what went down in our first trailer! Take a look below at the first snippets of footage from our film of the whole [...]

June 29, 2012 // 6 Comments

TVO Live! The Aftermath of a Vandella Velveting…

You knew it was coming – but Thursday May 31st saw The Velvet Onion put on our very first live night, at the incredible new Shepherd’s Bush venue, The Vandella. With a smattering of stars in the audience, and a VIP lounge so filled with comedy legends several people’s heads may [...]

June 2, 2012 // 10 Comments

TVO Live: Fresh Layers

The Velvet Onion is proud to announce two more names attending The Velvet Onion Live on May 31st at The Vandella, Shepherd’s Bush. Joining our star-packed line-up are two of the stars of Luxury Comedy – the incredible Dolly Wells and the inimitable Mike Fielding! Dolly, of course, [...]

April 30, 2012 // 1 Comment

The Velvet Onion Live! – EXTRA Layers!

The Velvet Onion is pleased to be able to announce several more acts for our debut live night on Thursday May 31st at The Vandella. The Velvet Onion Live! takes place on Thursday, May 31st 2012. Tickets are on sale NOW via Ticketweb, priced just £15. Please remember the venue is a licensed bar [...]

April 9, 2012 // 3 Comments

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

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

The Princes Are Coming!

Princes In The Tower – the Tudor Power Trio comprising Antony Elvin, Will Summers and Michael Tyack – are making a rare appearance in the North West in September. The band, who are set to appear at the Port Elliot Festival later this month alongside Hot Brew and The Ralfe Band, are to [...]

July 5, 2011 // 2 Comments