The Comic Strip Presents.... Copyright: Comic Strip Productions.

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.

Series 1

1. War

First broadcast: Monday 3rd January 1983

What if there were armies from Russia and America occupying Britain?


2. The Beat Generation

First broadcast: Monday 17th January 1983

A part-time hipster desperately wants to be part of the 'Beat' scene, but can he handle it?


3. Bad News Tour

First broadcast: Monday 24th January 1983

A day on the road with the most controversial heavy metal band in the history of the universe, man.


4. Summer School

First broadcast: Monday 31st January 1983

Dawn French's improbable exposé of a university course in Iron Age Living, with Robbie Coltrane and Peter Richardson.