Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy is a surreal sketch show written by Fielding and Nigel Coan. The series stars Fielding as well as his brother Michael, Tom Meeten, and Dolly Wells. Various guest stars also appear, including Rich Fulcher and Richard Ayoade. It airs on yoofshitfest channel E4 andfeatures music written by one of Fielding’s showbiz buddies Sergio Pizzorno from Kasabian. It is described on the Channel 4 website as "a psychedelic character based comedy show half filmed and half animated". But more importantly, how does Ashley describe it?
A less funny Mighty Boosh on different channel!
Not as funny as The Mighty Boosh? I wasn’t aware such a thing was possible. Well, that said, I did quite enjoy the first series, but then I chortled once in the second and couldn’t put myself through the third. The one positive thing I will say for Fielding is that the adverts for the show have brightened up the bus stops of
, though he has blighted the TV schedule in equal measure. I haven’t seen the show, I did see him being interviewed on Jonathan Ross the other week and that combined with the humour-free clip were more than enough to convince me to give this a wide berth. I’ll leave you with this review from the Liverpool Echo "I sat in virtual silence as Fielding – so funny in Boosh and so funny (well, now and again) on Never Mind the Buzzcocks – served up a monstrous mess of psychedelic self-indulgence." That sounds about right. Episode three is on E4 this Thursday (the 9th of February) at . Britain