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Noel Fielding to voice character in adult Netflix series by The Simpsons creator

The Great British Bake Off presenter will voice a character in the a new adult Netflix series by Matt Groening. 

Disenchantment is a new Netflix fantasy series by The Simpsons creator, set in the medieval kingdom of Dreamland.

Groening said the series would be about “life and death, love and sex and and how to keep laughing in a world full of suffering and idiots, despite what the elders and wizards and other jerks tell you”.

Noel fielding will be joined by Matt Berry, his former The Mighty Boosh colleague. Also joining the duo includes Rich Fulcher who was Bob Fossil in the cult BBC Three series. Broad City’s Abbi Jacobson will star as hard-drinking princess named Bean.

 

There has been 20 episodes ordered for the show with the first 10 being aired next year.

Groening will be an executive producer alongside Josh Weinstein, who worked with him on The Simpsons, as well as Futurama.

Cindy Holland, a Netflix vice president, said: “Matt Groening’s brilliant work has resonated with generations around the world and we couldn’t be happier to work with him on Disenchantment.

“The series will bear his trademark animation style and biting wit, and we think it’s a perfect fit for our many Netflix animation fans.”

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