A Gun for George

Holness Directs His First Feature

Matthew Holness is to direct his first feature film, a psychological horror called Possum. Possum is based on Matt’s short story about a demonic puppet, originally written for the horror anthology book The New Uncanny: Tales of Unease, and now available as an e-book. The story is about [...]

January 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Finch Tapes

A long time ago, you may remember Matthew Holness‘ brilliant short film, A Gun For George was released to the short film circuit.  It was later followed by airings on Film4, and a UK DVD release as part of The Joy of Six collection. The film sees Holness as Terry Finch, forgotten author [...]

August 8, 2014 // 1 Comment

Darkplace Double Act!

For a wee while now we’ve been getting rather excited about an event that’s taking place this Saturday in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace. And now we’ve heard some news that’s tipped us over into being dangerously overjoyed. As [...]

January 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

Warp Shorts With Matthew Holness

Exciting news… there’s a very rare chance to grill Matthew Holness about his work at the BFI later this week. The man formerly best known as Garth Marenghi will be attending a Q&A session alongside fellow film-maker Ally Gipps as part of Warp Films birthday celebrations. [...]

April 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Joy Of A Gun For George

We’ve been raving about Matt Holness’s debut short film A Gun for George for some time now – and now you can own it on DVD. The dark, violent comedy from Warp Films follows the fortunes of Terry Finch, a frustrated pulp fiction author and loner who is looking for revenge on the [...]

February 9, 2013 // 1 Comment

Cornerhouse Rules

Cornerhouse in Manchester, the international centre for contemporary visual arts and independent film, is fast becoming the place to go in the North West for your TVO fix! The next Cornerhouse-based happening to schedule in your diary  is The Joy of Six, a programme of six British short films. [...]

October 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

A Time for George

Matthew Holness‘s debut short A Gun for George will be shown on Film4 this Thursday. A Gun for George is a dark and violent comedy short written and directed by Matthew Holness, the star of Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace and Man To Man With Dean Learner. It tells the story of Terry Finch, a [...]

November 15, 2011 // 2 Comments

A Feature For Matt

Matt Holness is to direct his first full length feature. The reclusive star of Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace and Man To Man With Dean Learner – forever to be known in Boosh folklore as the One-Night-Only Bob Fossil (!) – is set to make his first film behind the camera via Warp [...]

August 20, 2011 // 2 Comments