The Comic Strip Presents.... Copyright: 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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Series 2, Episode 2 - Susie

In a quiet village, a teacher is about to leave her husband for her lover, but the triangle is disturbed by the arrival of an ageing rock star.


A Michael White / Comic Strip production.

Broadcast details

Saturday 14th January 1984
Channel 4
40 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 3rd February 2012 2:30am Gold
Wednesday 25th April 2012 12:20am Gold
Wednesday 25th April 2012 2:10am Gold
Saturday 9th June 2012 11:40pm Gold
Sunday 10th June 2012 2:00am Gold
Thursday 1st November 2012 12:00am Gold
Thursday 1st November 2012 2:20am Gold
Sunday 27th January 2013 11:35pm Gold
Monday 28th January 2013 2:30am Gold
Thursday 14th February 2013 2:30am Gold
Saturday 20th April 2013 11:40pm Gold
Sunday 21st April 2013 2:00am Gold
Friday 9th August 2013 1:40am Gold
Tuesday 3rd September 2013 2:30am Gold
Thursday 26th September 2013 12:20am Gold
Thursday 26th September 2013 2:00am Gold
Saturday 15th November 2014 1:30am Gold
Tuesday 20th January 2015 11:40pm Gold
Wednesday 21st January 2015 2:15am Gold
Friday 1st May 2015 11:40pm Gold
Saturday 2nd May 2015 2:25am Gold
Wednesday 30th September 2015 12:40am Gold
Wednesday 30th September 2015 3:00am Gold
Friday 27th November 2015 2:10am Gold
Wednesday 6th January 2016 12:00am Gold
Wednesday 6th January 2016 2:55am Gold

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Robbie Coltrane Gerald
Adrian Edmondson Martin
Dawn French Susie
Lanah P (as Alan Pellay) Ray
Nigel Planer Dave
Peter Richardson Gary
Jennifer Saunders Lorna
Serena Evans Landlady
Michael Buchanan Kenny
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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