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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.

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 1 - Dirty Movie

Cinema manager Terry Toadstool has a plan to watch a porno movie at 9am, but certain people are out to thwart him.

Broadcast details

Saturday 7th January 1984
Channel 4
40 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 2nd February 2012 2:30am Gold
Tuesday 24th April 2012 12:20am Gold
Tuesday 24th April 2012 2:10am Gold
Friday 8th June 2012 11:40pm Gold
Saturday 9th June 2012 2:00am Gold
Wednesday 31st October 2012 11:20pm Gold
Thursday 1st November 2012 1:50am Gold
Friday 11th January 2013 11:40pm Gold
Saturday 12th January 2013 2:30am Gold
Wednesday 13th February 2013 2:30am Gold
Saturday 20th April 2013 11:00pm Gold
Sunday 21st April 2013 1:30am Gold
Wednesday 14th August 2013 1:35am Gold
Monday 2nd September 2013 12:20am Gold
Wednesday 25th September 2013 12:30am Gold
Wednesday 25th September 2013 2:10am Gold

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Robbie Coltrane Chief of Police
Adrian Edmondson Bean
Dawn French Monica
Rik Mayall Toadstool
Bert Parnaby Man
Nigel Planer Nigel
Peter Richardson Peter
Jennifer Saunders June
Writing team
Peter Richardson Writer
Adrian Edmondson Writer
Production team
Peter Richardson Producer
Sarah Radclyffe Producer
Michael White Executive Producer
Rob Wright Editor
Ron Blythe Editor
Christopher Hobbs Production Designer
Alasdair MacNeill Composer

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