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The Comic Strip Presents...

Channel 4 and BBC Two and Gold comedy drama series of satires. 41 episodes (pilot + 5 series), 1982 - 2016. Stars Adrian Edmondson, Rik Mayall, Nigel Planer, Peter Richardson and others.

Five Go Mad In Dorset

Keith Allen, Peter Richardson, Adrian Edmondson, Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders from the Comic Strip have a ripping time on their summer hols.


A Filmworks / Comic Strip production.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 2nd November 1982
Channel 4
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Guest cast
    Adrian Edmondson Dick
    Dawn French George
    Peter Richardson Julian
    Jennifer Saunders Anne
    Daniel Peacock Toby Thurlow
    Robbie Coltrane Gypsy
    Robbie Coltrane Shopkeeper
    Ronald Allen Uncle Quentin
    Raymond Francis Police Inspector
    Sandra Dorne Aunt Fanny
    Nosher Powell Fingers
    Ron Tarr Dirty Dick
    Barney Sharpe Policeman
    Writing team
    Peter Richardson Writer
    Pete Richens (as Peter Richens) Writer
    Production team
    Bob Spiers Director
    Peter Richardson Producer
    Michael White Producer
    Victoria Poushkine-Relf Producer
    Michael Hall Producer
    Peter Delfgou Editor

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