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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.

Red Top is repeated on Gold on Tuesday 4th February at 2:45am.

Series 1, Episode 2 - The Beat Generation

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

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 17th January 1983
Time
9pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Adrian Edmondson Desmond
Dawn French Eleanor
Rik Mayall Jeremy
Nigel Planer Charles
Peter Richardson Alan
Jennifer Saunders Anne
Daniel Peacock Kix
Robbie Coltrane Kurt
Zoe Clarke The Girls
Kim Pappas The Girls
Keith Allen Brian Epstein
Colin Jacas Saxophone Player
Michael White Self
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
Bud Beadle Composer
James Lascelles Composer
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