British Comedy Guide

Bottom. Image shows from L to R: Richie Richard (Rik Mayall), Eddie Hitler (Adrian Edmondson). Copyright: BBC.


BBC Two sitcom about two rude men. 18 episodes (3 series), 1991 - 1995. Stars Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson.

Series 2, Episode 2 is repeated on Gold today at 11:45pm.

Series 1, Episode 2 - Gas

Having illegally hooked their gas supply up to their neighbour's, Richie and Eddie are somewhat panicked to find the gas man at their door to inspect all the street's meters.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 24th September 1991
30 minutes


  1. Friday 14th May 2010 at 10:50pm on Dave
  2. Sunday 23rd May 2010 at 9:00pm on Dave
  3. Monday 9th May 2011 at 11:50pm on Gold
  4. Tuesday 4th October 2011 at 11:20pm on Gold
  5. Wednesday 5th October 2011 at 1:55am on Gold
  6. Tuesday 10th January 2012 at 1:20am on Gold
  7. Wednesday 11th January 2012 at 12:00am on Gold
  8. Thursday 7th June 2012 at 10:20pm on Gold
  9. Friday 8th June 2012 at 1:00am on Gold
  10. Sunday 15th June 2014 at 10:30pm on BBC2
  11. Wednesday 25th June 2014 at 12:20am on Gold
  12. Wednesday 25th June 2014 at 2:30am on Gold
  13. Saturday 4th July 2015 at 11:40pm on Gold
  14. Sunday 5th July 2015 at 2:30am on Gold
  15. Saturday 16th January 2016 at 10:20pm on Gold
  16. Saturday 16th July 2016 at 11:00pm on Gold
  17. Friday 5th August 2016 at 11:00pm on Gold
  18. Saturday 6th August 2016 at 3:20am on Gold
  19. Saturday 5th November 2016 at 9:40pm on Gold
  20. Saturday 18th March 2017 at 11:00pm on Gold
  21. Friday 7th April 2017 at 10:20pm on Gold
  22. Tuesday 17th October 2017 at 9:40pm on Gold
  23. Sunday 4th March 2018 at 1:00am on Gold
  24. Sunday 4th March 2018 at 11:30pm on Gold

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rik Mayall Richie Richard
Adrian Edmondson Eddie Hitler
Guest cast
Brian Glover Mr. Rottweiler
Mark Lambert Gas Man
Gabi Valenti Lolly
Writing team
Rik Mayall Writer
Adrian Edmondson Writer
Production team
Ed Bye Director
Ed Bye Producer
Ed Wooden Editor
Bob Cove Production Designer
Chris Hull Production Designer

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