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26 January 2012 (UK) See more »
The Adventures Of Noel And His Friends Smooth, Andy Warhol And Dolly.
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 (Series Cast [6])

Noel Fielding ... Noel / ... (12 episodes, 2012-2014)
Michael Fielding ... Smooth / ... (9 episodes, 2012-2014)

Dolly Wells ... Dolly / ... (9 episodes, 2012-2014)

Tom Meeten ... Andy Warhol / ... (8 episodes, 2012-2014)

Richard Ayoade ... City Gent / ... (6 episodes, 2012-2014)

Rich Fulcher ... Various Characters / ... (5 episodes, 2012)

Series Directed by
Nigel Coan (12 episodes, 2012-2014)
Noel Fielding (12 episodes, 2012-2014)
Series Writing credits
Nigel Coan (12 episodes, 2012-2014)
Noel Fielding (12 episodes, 2012-2014)

Series Produced by
Nerys Evans .... commissioning editor (12 episodes, 2012-2014)
Isibeal Ballance .... producer (7 episodes, 2012)
Derrin Schlesinger .... executive producer (7 episodes, 2012)
Imogen Cooper .... producer (5 episodes, 2014)
Series Original Music by
Sergio Pizzorno (7 episodes, 2012)
Series Film Editing by
Mark Everson (12 episodes, 2012-2014)
Matthew Gray (5 episodes, 2014)
Series Production Design by
James Dillon (7 episodes, 2012)
Series Costume Design by
Ameena Kara Callender (8 episodes, 2012-2014)
Noel Fielding (7 episodes, 2012)
Series Makeup Department
Nina Pratley .... Makeup artist: dailies / hair stylist: dailies (7 episodes, 2012)
Alex Rouse .... wigmaker (7 episodes, 2012)
Julius Goosen .... makeup artist (3 episodes, 2014)
Series Production Management
David Finnigan .... production manager (7 episodes, 2012)
Karl King .... unit manager (7 episodes, 2012)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chris May .... first assistant director (7 episodes, 2012)
Series Sound Department
Stuart Piggott .... sound mixer / sound recordist / ... (12 episodes, 2012-2014)
Helen McGovern .... boom operator (3 episodes, 2012)
Series Visual Effects by
Luke Allen .... tech support (7 episodes, 2012)
Alasdair Brotherston .... digital compositor (7 episodes, 2012)
Matt Clarke .... on-line editor (7 episodes, 2012)
Luca Paulli .... digital compositor (7 episodes, 2012)
Johnny Still .... digital compositor (7 episodes, 2012)
John Taylor .... digital compositor (7 episodes, 2012)
Rob Ward .... digital compositor (7 episodes, 2012)
Series Stunts
Cristian Knight .... stunt performer (1 episode, 2012)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Kevin Bell .... assistant camera (7 episodes, 2012)
Roy Estabrook .... director of photography (7 episodes, 2012)
Geraint Owen .... camera operator (7 episodes, 2012)
Matthew Wicks .... camera operator (7 episodes, 2012)
Jaime Armengol .... assistant camera (2 episodes, 2014)
Series Animation Department
Nigel Coan .... animator (6 episodes, 2012)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tania Chant .... costume supervisor (7 episodes, 2012)
Yannick Gondran .... costume assistant (7 episodes, 2012)
Emily Newby .... costume standby (7 episodes, 2012)
Series Editorial Department
Shane Woods .... assistant editor (5 episodes, 2014)
Series Music Department
Noel Fielding .... composer: theme music (12 episodes, 2012-2014)
Stephen McLaughlin .... music producer (7 episodes, 2012)
Paul Saunderson .... music engineer (7 episodes, 2012)
Sergio Pizzorno .... musician (5 episodes, 2012)
Series Other crew
Joseph Lynn .... behind the scenes videographer (5 episodes, 2014)
Yasmin Rais .... script supervisor (5 episodes, 2014)

  • E4 (2012) (UK) (TV)

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30 min

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Noel Fieldings first mainstream solo series after the Mighty BooshSee more »
Dondylion:I'm having a brain-snap.See more »


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7 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Beyond Punchline, 27 April 2012
Author: mmd from Germany

This is not The Mighty Boosh. Analogously quoting Andy Warhol in episode 2: "I'm not The Mighty Boosh, I'm Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy". Don't expect punchline humour here. Prepare for an experience instead. This one is not about punchlines and neither about funny skits, instead it's about psychic as well as physical hardship (i.e. pain) as well as pain in general. plus it's surrealist comedy dealing with everyday (media) stereotypes and other phenomena (where the hell does Daddy Push come from?). The cultural references in their abundance (blatant clues all over the place) aren't always easy to catch for someone continental, but they're just the icing on a psychedelic fruit cake. Everything is so garish, so absurd and at the same time so painful and intimate (yes, intimate!). Imagine Ren and Stimpy combined with Flying Circuses's awkwardest moments. I can do without further comparison here. Watch and behold, suffer and rejoice, and don't be ashamed of any of your reactions. Especially when watching the Dondylion sketches you may as well cry a little bit. It's appropriate. Appreciate what you got. It's the work of one crafty Noel Fielding, the Offshore European Surrealist. Why just 8/10? Well, Dolly Wells might be the gorgeousest version of herself ever (I mean it, ever. Cigar!) in this cock-and-bull (watch the pinnacle of kinkiness in the "alien sketch" in episode 4) and Mike Fielding is as always the relieable bone dry sidekick, but some of the sketches are quite naff, like fillers that don't really tie the show together.

tl;dr It's new, it's unique, but it tends to wear off.

PS: E1 has one of the worst Michael Caine impersonations ever.

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