The Comic Strip Presents.... Credit: Comic Strip Productions
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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1986 Specials, Episode 2 - Private Enterprise

A toilet paper delivery man steals a band's demo tape and gets the money when the 'mystery' band is a success.

Broadcast details

Thursday 2nd January 1986
Channel 4
40 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 6th January 2012 1:15am Gold
Thursday 3rd May 2012 12:20am Gold
Thursday 3rd May 2012 2:05am Gold
Saturday 16th June 2012 11:40pm Gold
Sunday 17th June 2012 2:05am Gold
Sunday 28th October 2012 12:15am Gold
Sunday 28th October 2012 1:35am Gold
Saturday 23rd February 2013 2:00am Gold
Sunday 12th May 2013 11:00pm Gold
Monday 13th May 2013 2:05am Gold
Friday 23rd August 2013 2:15am Gold
Wednesday 9th October 2013 12:10am Gold
Wednesday 9th October 2013 2:00am Gold
Thursday 28th November 2013 1:15am Gold
Sunday 15th December 2013 12:20am Gold

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Peter Richardson Keith
Adrian Edmondson Brian
Nigel Planer Derek
Jennifer Saunders Debbie
Dawn French Nayler
Rik Mayall Ali Kitson
Chris Langham Nigel
Lionel Jeffries Barman
Roger Sloman Mr Pinder
Serena Evans Louise
Malcolm Hardee Man at Delivery Bay
Paul Bradley Jerry
Simon Brint Des
Rowland Rivron Roger
Gary Long Hopeful
Kevin Allen Hopeful
Bob Kingston Self
Writing team
Adrian Edmondson Writer
Production team
Adrian Edmondson Director
Peter Richardson Producer
Michael White Executive Producer
Elaine Taylor Producer
Rob Wright Editor
Fiona Henly Editor
Simon Brint Composer
Michael Buchanan (as Mike Buchanan) Production Designer

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