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The Comic Strip Presents...

The Comic Strip Presents...

  • TV comedy drama
  • Channel 4 / BBC Two / Gold
  • 1982 - 2016
  • 41 episodes (5 series)

Periodic series of satires and spoofs that helped bring alternative comedy to the mainstream and forge a comedy reputation for then-new Channel 4. Stars Adrian Edmondson, Rik Mayall, Nigel Planer, Peter Richardson, Jennifer Saunders and more.

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Series 1, Episode 1 - War

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

Broadcast details

Monday 3rd January 1983
Channel 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 18th April 2012 12:20am Gold
Wednesday 18th April 2012 2:00am Gold
Thursday 7th June 2012 2:00am Gold
Monday 29th October 2012 11:00pm Gold
Tuesday 30th October 2012 2:00am Gold
Tuesday 8th January 2013 11:40pm Gold
Wednesday 9th January 2013 2:05am Gold
Thursday 7th February 2013 2:30am Gold
Sunday 14th April 2013 11:00pm Gold
Monday 15th April 2013 2:15am Gold
Wednesday 7th August 2013 2:15am Gold
Thursday 29th August 2013 2:15am Gold

Cast & crew

Adrian Edmondson Various
Rik Mayall Various
Nigel Planer Various
Peter Richardson Various
Jennifer Saunders Various
Robbie Coltrane Various
Guest cast
Dawn French Hermine
Daniel Peacock Godfrey
Writing team
Peter Richardson Writer
Pete Richens (as Peter Richens) Writer
Production team
Bob Spiers Director
Peter Richardson Producer
Andrew St. John Producer
Michael White Executive Producer
Austin Martin Editor
Christopher Hobbs Production Designer
Simon Brint Composer
Rod Melvin Composer

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