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    The Mighty Book of Boosh (Hardback) By (author) Julian Barratt, By (author) Noel Fielding, Illustrated by Dave Brown

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    DescriptionJoin Howard Moon, Vince Noir, Naboo, Bollo, Bob Fossil, Old Gregg, the Moon, and all your other favourite characters on a unique journey in to the world of The Mighty Boosh. Content includes: An extract from Howard's jazz detective novel Trumpet Full of Memories; Vince's Christmas Toy story; Bollo's letters to Peter Jackson; Bob Fossil's postcards from 'Nam; A new Charlie story; Ol' Gregg's watercolours; Naboo's guide to black magic; Dixon Bainbridge's Turkish Challenge; and Crimp lyrics. Incredibly funny, visually dynamic, surreal, musical, wildly creative...The Mighty Boosh is unlike anything else on British television, and this beautifully illustrated humour book is utterly unique.

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    The Mighty Book of Boosh
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Julian Barratt, By (author) Noel Fielding, Illustrated by Dave Brown
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 201 mm
    Height: 259 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 1,157 g
    ISBN 13: 9781847673220
    ISBN 10: 1847673228

    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: WHG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T13.2
    DC22: 828.9202
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11800
    DC22: 791.4572
    Ingram Subject Code: PR
    Libri: I-PR
    B&T General Subject: 595
    BIC E4L: HUM
    BISAC V2.8: PER010000
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    BISAC V2.8: HUM000000
    LC classification: PN1992.77.M539 M54 2008
    Thema V1.0: WHG
    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    4 Colour Throughout
    Canongate Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Canongate Books Ltd
    Publication date
    01 November 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Fielding and Barratt conceived of THE MIGHTY BOOSH whilst working on Stewart Lee's Edinburgh show KING DONG vs. MOBY DICK in which they played a giant penis and a whale respectively. Barrett and Fielding took THE MIGHTY BOOSH to the Edinburgh Festival in 1998, and won the Perrier Award for Best Newcomer. They followed this triumph with two further shows at the festival, ARCTIC BOOSH in 1999, and AUTOBOOSH in 2000, before being commissioned to write a radio series for BBC Radio 4. Like many other successful British comedies such as ALAN PARTRIDGE, THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN and LITTLE BRITAIN, THE MIGHTY BOOSH made the transition from radio to television in 2004, when an eight part television series - also called THE MIGHTY BOOSH - was commissioned by the BBC. Series One was broadcast to critical acclaim in 2004, Series Two followed in 2005, and Series Three aired in 2007. In 2006 Fielding and Barratt returned to the stage with live show which toured the country. They will embark on a second nationwide tour, of over seventy-five dates, in autumn 2008. Fielding and Barratt have also been commissioned to write a full-length feature film by the BBC.
    Review quote
    "* 'If Salvador Dali, Dr Seuss and Douglas Adams had ever cracked open a bottle of absinthe and written a sitcom, it might have turned out like this.' - Radio Times * 'If there had ever been a collaboration between David Bowie, Anthony Burgess and Maurice Sendak, author of WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE, it might have turned out something like this.' - Observer * 'Morecambe and Wise reinvented by Lewis Carroll' - Independent * 'Charming, audacious and genuinely innovative' - The Times"