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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 2 - Five Go Mad On Mescalin

While on their way to stay with Mrs French at Hot Turkey Farm, the intrepid youngsters learn that their Uncle Quentin, a well-known scientist and homosexual, has escaped from prison.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 2nd November 1983
Channel 4
40 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Guest cast
    Adrian Edmondson Dick
    Dawn French George
    Peter Richardson Julian
    Jennifer Saunders Anne
    Daniel Peacock Toby Thurlow
    Ronald Allen Uncle Quentin
    Robbie Coltrane Mother
    Candy Davis (as Clare Damaris Bastin) Janie
    Nosher Powell Mr. Knuckles
    Fiona Richmond Mrs. French
    Kerry Shale Willy
    Ron Tarr Red
    Harry Towb Buzz
    Writing team
    Peter Richardson Writer
    Pete Richens (as Peter Richens) Writer
    Production team
    Bob Spiers Director
    Peter Richardson Producer
    Sarah Radclyffe Producer
    Michael White Executive Producer
    Peter Delfgou Editor
    Beverley D'Souza Editor
    Christopher Hobbs Production Designer
    Simon Brint Composer

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