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

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 5 - The Legend Of Old Gregg

Following a somewhat poorly received gig, the boys decide to skip town for a bit.

Further details

Following a somewhat poorly received gig, the boys decide to skip town for a bit. They take in a spot of fishing on Black Lake where, angry at Vince's fishing success, Howard sends him back to the local pub.

Whilst Vince swaps tales with the locals at the King Prawn's Head, Howard is abducted by Old Gregg, the eerie merman who haunts the lake's waters.

He has some issues.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 23rd August 2005
BBC Three
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 21st November 2014 11:40pm Gold
Saturday 22nd November 2014 2:15am Gold
Monday 18th May 2015 12:20am Gold
Monday 18th May 2015 2:45am Gold
Wednesday 22nd July 2015 1:00am Gold
Wednesday 22nd July 2015 3:30am Gold
Friday 8th April 2016 11:10pm Gold
Saturday 9th April 2016 2:55am Gold
Saturday 29th October 2016 12:20am Gold
Friday 17th February 2017 11:00pm Gold
Saturday 12th August 2017 12:20am Gold
Saturday 12th August 2017 3:20am Gold
Sunday 29th October 2017 2:05am Gold
Friday 24th November 2017 11:40pm Gold
Friday 23rd November 2018 11:00pm Gold
Monday 30th September 2019 1:35am Gold
Saturday 1st February 2020 10:20pm Gold
Sunday 2nd February 2020 3:05am Gold
Saturday 18th April 2020 11:10pm Gold
Sunday 19th April 2020 2:55am Gold
Thursday 14th May 2020 1:15am Gold

Cast & crew

Julian Barratt Howard Moon
Noel Fielding Vince Noir
Rich Fulcher Bob Fossil
Michael Fielding Naboo
Dave Brown Bollo
Noel Fielding The Moon
Guest cast
Rich Fulcher Ramsey
James Bachman Colin
Julian Barratt Lucien
John Hopkins Old Mr Hopkins
Dee Plume Ramsey's Wife
Ollie Ralfe Neville Brother
Writing team
Julian Barratt Writer
Noel Fielding Writer
Production team
Paul King Director
Spencer Millman Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer
Steve Coogan Executive Producer
Alison MacPhail Executive Producer
Julian Barratt Associate Producer
Noel Fielding Associate Producer
Sally Cooper Line Producer
Alan Levy Editor
James Dillon Production Designer
Lindsay Hughes Casting Director
John Sorapure Director of Photography
June Nevin Costume Designer
Christine Cant Make-up Designer
Julian Barratt Composer
Nigel Coan Animation
Ivana Zorn Animation
Mark Hedges 1st Assistant Director

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