The Mighty Boosh. Image shows from L to R: Vince Noir (Noel Fielding), Howard Moon (Julian Barratt). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions
The Mighty Boosh

The Mighty Boosh

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Three
  • 2003 - 2007
  • 21 episodes (3 series)

Surreal cult sitcom following the adventures of Vince Noir and Howard Moon. Stars Julian Barratt, Noel Fielding, Rich Fulcher, Michael Fielding, Dave Brown and Matt Berry

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Series 1, Episode 3 - Bollo

Bollo, the oldest and most respected gorilla at the Zoo-niverse, is gravely ill.

Further details

Bollo, the eldest and most respected gorilla at the Zoo-Niverse is gravely ill. Bob Fossil persuades Howard to dress in an ape suit, replacing Bollo, so that he can continue accepting sponsorship money for the gorilla. Everything's going smoothly until the Grim Reaper arrives and mistakenly takes Howard to Ape Hell instead. Vince sets off to rescue Howard and they run into trouble when they encounter the Ape of Death who is plagued with problem hair.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 25th May 2004
BBC Three
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 19th September 2014 11:40pm Gold
Saturday 20th September 2014 2:25am Gold
Monday 2nd March 2015 12:20am Gold
Monday 2nd March 2015 2:40am Gold
Wednesday 8th July 2015 1:00am Gold
Wednesday 8th July 2015 3:30am Gold
Sunday 20th December 2015 2:15am BBC3
Friday 29th January 2016 11:00pm Gold
Saturday 30th January 2016 3:05am Gold
Friday 24th March 2017 11:00pm Gold
Saturday 8th July 2017 1:00am Gold
Sunday 20th August 2017 12:20am Gold
Sunday 15th October 2017 3:30am Gold
Monday 16th October 2017 2:40am Gold
Friday 20th October 2017 11:00pm Gold
Saturday 20th October 2018 12:55am Gold
Sunday 14th April 2019 11:20pm Gold
Sunday 5th January 2020 1:20am Gold
Monday 6th January 2020 12:20am Gold
Saturday 15th February 2020 11:20pm Gold
Sunday 16th February 2020 10:40pm Gold

Cast & crew

Julian Barratt Howard Moon
Noel Fielding Vince Noir
Rich Fulcher Bob Fossil
Michael Fielding Naboo
Matt Berry Dixon Bainbridge
Guest cast
Peter Elliott Bollo the Ape
Peter Kyriacou Pete from Dixons
Rich Fulcher The Ape of Death
Noel Fielding Phil the Reaper
Julian Barratt Mr Susan
Writing team
Julian Barratt Writer
Noel Fielding Writer
Rich Fulcher Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Paul King Director
Alison MacPhail Producer
Mark Freeland Executive Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer
Steve Coogan Executive Producer
Julian Barratt Associate Producer
Noel Fielding Associate Producer
Kerry Waddell Line Producer
Gary Dollner Editor
James Dillon Production Designer
Sarah Crowe Casting Director
Annie Hardinge Costume Designer
John Simmons Director of Photography
Christine Cant Make-up Designer
Julian Barratt Composer
Nigel Coan Animation
Ivana Zorn Animation
David Gilchrist 1st Assistant Director

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