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Mellow Yellow

Noel Fielding‘s two night residency at Just The Tonic continued last night to great aplomb. Once again, friends of The Onion were on hand to catch him in the act. Saturday night’s set was quite a change from Friday, all fluid and high energy from the start. Old and new material seemed [...]

March 14, 2010 // 6 Comments

Lizzie And Sarah

Julia Davis has joined forces with Spaced star Jessica Hynes to write and appear in a brand new comedy pilot for BBC2. Lizzie And Sarah co-stars comedy legend (The Actor) Kevin Eldon, plus Hynes’ former Spaced co-star Mark Heap alongside Claire Rushbrook (Spaced, Doctor Who) and Stephen [...]

March 14, 2010 // 4 Comments

Barratt Saves

Julian Barratt has joined the Save 6 Music campaign, as one of many celebrities to post a birthday card to the ailing radio station via Facebook. BBC 6 Music, which faces closure as part of BBC cutbacks, has been given mass public support and celebrity campaigning for its continued existence.  The [...]

March 12, 2010 // 2 Comments

Big Mix Tape

Julian Barratt is the special guest of comedian and dj Adam Buxton in the pilot episode of his new radio series, Adam Buxton’s Big Mix Tape. On his BBC 6 Music blog, Buxton revealed his plans for the show. It’s supposed to be kind of like a compilation tape that I’ve made for the [...]

March 11, 2010 // 2 Comments

Noel’s The Tonic

After a string of mind-changing announcements, we can confirm that Noel Fielding WILL be appearing at London comedy venue Just The Tonic this weekend. And what a saga his appearances have turned out to be! The announcement first came on March 6th, as we reported to our faithful readers that day.  [...]

March 11, 2010 // 4 Comments

The Ape Enclosure

Dave Brown of The Mighty Boosh has launched a brand new photo blog to showcase his work past and present. The Ape Enclosure already houses a variety of pictures, including one of Dave’s charity portaits of the gorilla Mjukuu – who currently resides in London Zoo, and another of Rich [...]

March 10, 2010 // 2 Comments

The Savage Canvas

Julian Barratt is to feature in Tim Hope‘s short film The Savage Canvas. The piece, which is also to feature Hyperdrive star Stephen Evans (who appeared in Barratt’s recent directorial debut Curtains), will reunite the Mighty Boosh star with animator and music video director Hope.  The [...]

March 9, 2010 // 4 Comments

More Mighty Japan

A few weeks ago, we told you about The Mighty Boosh coming to dvd in Japan, with the announcement of series 1 across two volumes on April 21st, with series 2 to follow on May 26th. Amazon Japan has now uploaded images of the series 2 covers, and we can confirm that the series is indeed split across [...]

March 9, 2010 // 3 Comments

Robotic Self Indulgence

Sue Denim has tweeted this evening that herself and bandmate Dee Plume are recording tomorrow for American electro-punk band Mindless Self Induglence’s frontman, James Euringer. Sue’s tweet of: “we are recording tomorrow from dawn til dark on this song for Jimmy MSI, I Need A [...]

March 5, 2010 // 0 Comments

Kim Noble Will Die

Kim Noble is to take his critically acclaimed show Kim Noble Will Die on the road, with appearances in Brighton and Liverpool this May. Noble, who is best known for his role as Jim in Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace and Man To Man With Dean Learner – and also appeared in series three of The [...]

March 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

Come With Us…

…on a journey through time and space. Again. Last week we told you about reports that Noel Fielding had mentioned the possibility of TWO films from The Mighty Boosh in the pipeline, during an interview on NME Radio. Now thanks to Boosh fan “Sparky”, we can confirm exactly what [...]

March 2, 2010 // 2 Comments

Missing Scene

Alice Lowe has joined The Actor, Kevin Eldon in a new sketch show pilot entitled Missing Scene. The pilot is the brainchild of comedian David Bussell, alongside comedy writers Ben Ricketts and Matthew Stott – who have previously written for the likes of David Armand and Mitchell & Webb. [...]

March 1, 2010 // 4 Comments

Revenge Of The Stealth Fielding

Another day, another secret Noel Fielding gig – our favourite pointy one making yet another appearance on the London comedy circuit last night. This was the second secret show of the weekend, and there may be more in the pipeline.  Stealth Fielding, as we’ve dubbed him, first aroused [...]

March 1, 2010 // 2 Comments

Mighty Japan

The Mighty Boosh are ready to take Japan by storm, as dvd releases of their tv series have been scheduled for release this Spring. The dvds, which appear to be subtitled, not dubbed, will hit stores on 21st April.  The cover art for “Vol. 1” and “Vol. 2” suggests its a [...]

February 28, 2010 // 5 Comments

Backstage Boosh

Post NME Awards, there’s a couple of Boosh interview clips knocking about on the NME website and their Youtube channel. First up, Noel Fielding and Julian Barratt were grabbed on the red carpet to discuss their award predictions and Noel’s love of Captain Beefhart. Mid show, Julian [...]

February 27, 2010 // 0 Comments

Roots

The latest in Jackal Films project from Alice Lowe and Jacqueline Wright is now online. The short, entitled Roots, also features friend-of-the-Boosh Antony Elvin, who some of you may have seen in The Mighty Boosh series three, or live at Booshfest a few years ago.  He’s also a regular [...]

February 26, 2010 // 2 Comments

Buzzcocks Tickets

Tickets for the next series of Never Mind The Buzzcocks are now up for reserve on tv audience site, Applause Store. The panel-based music quiz returns for its mammoth 24th series, and the second since Phill Jupitus was joined by Noel Fielding, who took over from previous captain Bill Bailey. After [...]

February 25, 2010 // 3 Comments

Be Part Of The (IT) Crowd

The IT Crowd production offices are offering the chance to appear as an extra in the forthcoming series of the award-winning comedy. The team announced via their Twitter page yesterday that they were looking for people to ‘geek-up’ and send them a photo, with the best looking geeks [...]

February 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

Future Sailors Wins

The Mighty Boosh have triumphed once again at the NME Awards, winning Best Live DVD for their Future Sailors Tour. The whole crazy gang were in town, showing a united front for the first time in months, for the star-studded event at Brixton Academy last night.  Despite stiff competition from the [...]

February 25, 2010 // 1 Comment

Secretly Charmed

Noel Fielding has been playing secret gigs recently. Our contributor Mog managed to catch him in the act this weekend.  This is her review of Noel Fielding’s secret gig, 21st February 2010. Finally.  The detective work had paid off, so I packed away the deerstalker and headed off to WC1 for [...]

February 22, 2010 // 10 Comments