Sally4Ever. Nigel (Julian Barratt).

Julian Barratt


Add to or edit this Guide

BCG Features

Press Clippings

Cast revealed for Pegg & Frost sitcom Truth Seekers

The cast have been revealed for Truth Seekers, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost's new sitcom for Amazon. Stars will include Samson Kayo, Susan Wokoma, Julian Barratt, Morgana Robinson and Kevin Eldon.

British Comedy Guide, 19th September 2019

The 50 best comedians of the 21st century

Steve Coogan is the funniest Brit, coming second on the list, with American Tina Fey coming first. Once again, in a mirroring of a Channel 4 poll in 2007, Stewart Lee came 41st.

Hannah J Davies, Paul Fleckney, Harriet Gibsone, Brian Logan and Stuart Heritage, The Guardian, 18th September 2019

Seriously funny: why we fell in love with dramedies

From Toby Jones's Don't Forget the Driver to Ricky Gervais in After Life, a new breed of 'dark comedy' is wowing TV critics and audiences.

Vanessa Thorpe, The Guardian, 11th May 2019

Mighty Boosh reunion for Record Store Day

The Mighty Boosh - Noel Feilding & Julian Barratt - will be UK ambassadors for Record Store Day this year.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 9th April 2019

Jumping the shark: The Mighty Boosh

Somewhere between the second and third series, the Boosh started to believe its own hype. Live shows became gigs, Fielding and Barratt living out their own rock'n'roll fantasies. The third series was - Crack Fox aside - dry, uninspired, overly slick, self-referential and smug.

Luke Holland, The Guardian, 25th March 2019

You either love Julia Davis or think her sick filth ought to be banned. Sally4Ever proved yet again that there is nobody working today - or at least nobody with the same platform - with a blacker sense of humour. Sally (Catherine Shepherd) was already surrounded by monsters: her loser of a boyfriend (Alex MacQueen) and tricky colleagues played by Julian Barratt and Felicity Montagu. Then Emma (Davis herself) arrived, a tornado of sex and bad intentions. Beneath the shagging, drugs, excrement, manipulation and malice were pockets of tenderness, but you had to look pretty hard to see them. Luckily there were also gales of laughter. NB If you have yet to see it, please do not watch it with your parents or children on Boxing Day and then write in to complain.

Ed Cumming, The Independent, 18th December 2018

If you haven't been watching Sally4Ever, I'll make you

It has brought me back to the joys of TV comedy. It's a throwback to that agonising wait for each episode.

Hannah Jane Parkinson, The Guardian, 8th December 2018

The triumphantly grotesque return of Julia Davis, now backed - slightly bizarrely - by HBO. This co-production between the US network and Sky is a Basic Instinct-tinged tale of an affair between a wife-to-be and a mysterious musician, featuring defiantly off-colour gags, a decidedly post-watershed sexathon and some very odd jokes about eggs. Plus Julian Barratt!

The Guardian, 19th October 2018