Shiny Shelf
By Jim Smith on 14 December 2007 Comments Off

‘The Mighty Boosh’ has shifted location, from Vince and Howard’s flat to Naboo’s shop, the wonderfully monikered Nabootique, this season. Of more consequence is a shift in tone.

By Eddie Robson on 04 February 2006 Comments Off

It’s a peculiar state of affairs when the most noteworthy thing about a new Channel 4 comedy is considered to be that it takes place largely on one set and is performed in front of a studio audience…

By Eddie Robson on 15 February 2005 Comments Off

A little belated, this review, as the CD came out last November – but as it didn’t exactly emerge in a blaze of publicity, allow us to build a little hype…

By Eddie Robson on 14 February 2005 Comments Off

Watching ‘Nathan Barley’ involves a sort of self-reflexive masochism that eventually drives you insane…

By Stephen Lavington on 05 January 2005 Comments Off

What rocked Shiny’s world in the last twelve months? The answers are unlikely to surprise you.

By Mark Clapham on 25 June 2004 Comments Off

‘The Mighty Boosh’ is cheap, and some of the ideas fall flat, but the great comic moments in the show are so good, and so inventive, that they’re well worth the wait…

By Mark Clapham on 30 January 2004 Comments Off

At last, horror novelist Garth Marenghi’s infamous ‘banned’ TV series, ‘Darkplace’, can be revealed to the world. Can you face the horror?