Name: Richard Ayoade
Date of birth: 1977
Role in The Mighty Boosh: Dixon Bainbridge and Saboo
Short info: Richard is mostly know for his role in The IT crowd as Maurice Moss.
Richard was educated at St. Catharine's College, Cambridge. In 2000 he appeared on Garth Marenghi's Dark Place, a show he co-wrote with Matthew Holness. The show was nominated for a Perrier Award and a year later its sequel which he also co-wrote, won the Perrier Comedy Award.
When The Mighty Boosh was planned Richard was supposed to play the role of zoo owner Dixon Bainbridge, which he did in the Pilot of the show, but couldn't continue in the series because he was under contract with Channel 4 when the 1st series of was shot.
Still he is involved with The Mighty Boosh. He assists in the writing process and helped out with the Mighty Book of Boosh.
Richard is a multitalented comedian. He writes (Babylon, Garth Marenghi's Darkplace, AD/BC: A Rock Opera, Man to Man with Dean Learner), directs (e.g. music video's for the Artic Monkeys and Kasabian, but also TV shoes like: Garth Marenghi's Darkplace, AD/BC: A Rock Opera, Man to Man with Dean Learner) and produces.
For further information check out Richard Ayoades IMDB
Name: Matt Berry
Date of birth: 2nd of may 1974
Role in The Mighty Boosh: Dixon Bainbridge
Short info: Matt Berry is mostly known for roles in the IT crowd, Garth Merenghi's darkplace and Snuffbox.
Matt graduated from art school in Nottingham after that he started doing standup in the Hen and Chickens in Islington.
He played and co-wrote AD/BC A Rock Opera and played leading roles in there. Also he co-wrote Snuffbox with Rich Fulcher. Other than that he appeared on shows like: The Devil's Chair, Man to Man with Dean Learner, The Wrong Door.
Matt got involved with The Mighty Boosh because Richard Ayoade was not available for the first series as Dixon Bandbridge. Later on he had a small cameo in the Boosh Live Show 2006.
For further information check out Matt Berry's IMDB
Name: Robots In Disguise
Role in The Mighty Boosh: "Electro Girls" and "Anthrax and Ebola"
Short info: Robots In Disguise, consisting of Dee Plume and Sue Denim, is a London based girl band best known for their catchy electro punk/pop. They got involved with The Mighty Boosh because Dee had a long term relationship with Noel Fielding.
They first appeared in show in the episode "Electro" and then again in "Nanagaddon". Dee also has a few cameos in other episodes.
For more info about the band check out their myspace
Name: Victoria Wicks
Date of birth: April 1959
Role in The Mighty Boosh: Mrs. Gideon
Short info: Besides her work with The Mighty Boosh Victoria Wicks is best known for her television work playing Sally Smedley in Drop the Dead Donkey and Harriet Lawes, the Head of Roundview College, in Skins.
The Mighty Boosh as Mrs Gideon she was head of the reptiles house in the Zooniverse in series 1. Mrs Gideon is the only female character in The Boosh that appears in more than one episode. For further information check out Victoria Wicks IMDB
The Mighty Boosh are well know for getting friends and family involved in the show. Here is a short list of some of the people you might have seen around on the show.
- Dan Clarke appeared in: Electro
- Alice Lowe appeared in: The Priest and the Beast
- Ramon Tikaram appeared in: The fountain of Youth
- Dolly Whells appeared in: Party
- Dianne Fielding (Noel and Mike's mum) appeared in: Nanageddon, The Strange Tale of the Crackfox, Party
- Ray Fielding (Noel and Mike's Dad) appeared in: The Priest and the Beast, Party
- Kirk Gaitskell-Kendrick (Dee Plume's nephew) appeared in : Nannagedon, The Strange Tale of the Crackfox, Eels
- Tom Meeten appeared in: The fountain of youth, The power of the crimp
- Simon Farnaby appeared in: Charlie, Electro, The power of the crimp
- Nicholas Burns appeared in: The fountain of youth
- Ramon Tikaram appeared in: The fountain of youth