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The Comic Strip Presents...

Gold and Channel 4 comedy drama. 41 episodes (pilot + 5 series), 1982 - 2016. Stars Adrian Edmondson, Rik Mayall, Nigel Planer, Peter Richardson, Jennifer Saunders, Dawn French, Robbie Coltrane and others.

Series 1, Episode 4 - Summer School

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

Broadcast details

Monday 31st January 1983
Channel 4
30 minutes


  1. Wednesday 8th February 2012 at 1:50am on Gold
  2. Saturday 21st April 2012 at 12:20am on Gold
  3. Saturday 21st April 2012 at 2:10am on Gold
  4. Thursday 7th June 2012 at 11:40pm on Gold
  5. Friday 8th June 2012 at 2:00am on Gold
  6. Tuesday 30th October 2012 at 11:40pm on Gold
  7. Thursday 10th January 2013 at 11:40pm on Gold
  8. Friday 11th January 2013 at 2:00am on Gold
  9. Sunday 10th February 2013 at 2:25am on Gold
  10. Saturday 13th April 2013 at 11:50pm on Gold
  11. Saturday 10th August 2013 at 2:30am on Gold
  12. Wednesday 18th September 2013 at 12:25am on Gold
  13. Tuesday 26th November 2013 at 1:20am on Gold

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Adrian Edmondson Peter
Jennifer Saunders Liz
Rik Mayall Tark
Lois Baxter Beth
Gerard Ryder Jake
Nigel Planer Julian
Dawn French Ursula
Peter Richardson Nick
Rupert Frazer Simon
Martin Potter Tarzan
Elaine Ashley Jane
Robbie Coltrane Desmond
Megumi Shimanuki Japanese Girl
Writing team
Dawn French Writer
Production team
Sandy Johnson Director
Peter Richardson Producer
Andrew St. John Producer
Michael White Executive Producer
Rob Wright Editor
Adrian Smith Production Designer
Thomas Dolby Composer

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