Matt Holness

The Snipist

Matt Holness has written and directed The Snipist, a black drama starring Douglas Henshall as a ‘lone sniper struggling to maintain sanity in a dystopian, rabies-ridden future Britain ruled over by an ominous Ministry of Information’. This sounds like a fantastic offering from the man [...]

April 3, 2012 // 2 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 Reprisalizer

Our attention has been drawn to a new website called The Reprisalizer featuring “The violent paperback worlds of Terry Finch” On closer inspection the website turns out to be the work of Garth Merenghi’s Darkplace writer and star Matthew Holness. The site is dedicated to The [...]

November 26, 2011 // 1 Comment

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

Mongrel Talking: Rufus Jones

Mongrels comes charging back to BBC3 at 10:30pm on Monday November 7th, and TVO has pulled out all the stops to bring you a string of exclusive interviews to celebrate. As part of our Mongrels Takeover week, TVO has been talking to some of the team behind this award-winning cult smash. A recent [...]

November 6, 2011 // 1 Comment

Forgotten Favourites: Man To Man With Dean Learner

Earlier this year, Richard Ayoade wowed audiences with his directorial movie debut, Submarine. With his next feature in the writing stages, and his former collaborator Matt Holness also writing and directing a forthcoming film, we felt this was an opportune time to look back at their last project [...]

September 1, 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