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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.

Series 1, Episode 1 - War

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

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 3rd January 1983
Time
9pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
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
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