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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Series 2, Episode 4 - Gino - Full Story And Pics

The story of Gino the delinquent and Angie the party girl who, due to an excess of drink and drugs, passes out in the back of his taxi.

Broadcast details

Saturday 28th January 1984
Channel 4
40 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 7th February 2012 2:30am Gold
Friday 27th April 2012 12:25am Gold
Friday 27th April 2012 2:10am Gold
Monday 30th April 2012 2:00am Gold
Monday 11th June 2012 11:40pm Gold
Tuesday 12th June 2012 2:00am Gold
Thursday 1st November 2012 11:40pm Gold
Friday 2nd November 2012 2:30am Gold
Tuesday 1st January 2013 1:50am Gold
Wednesday 16th January 2013 11:40pm Gold
Thursday 17th January 2013 2:00am Gold
Wednesday 20th February 2013 2:30am Gold
Saturday 27th April 2013 11:00pm Gold
Sunday 28th April 2013 1:30am Gold
Tuesday 13th August 2013 2:30am Gold
Thursday 19th September 2013 12:25am Gold
Thursday 19th September 2013 2:10am Gold
Tuesday 1st October 2013 2:30am Gold
Sunday 9th November 2014 1:00am Gold
Sunday 9th November 2014 3:10am Gold
Wednesday 4th February 2015 12:05am Gold
Wednesday 4th February 2015 2:55am Gold
Friday 15th May 2015 11:40pm Gold
Saturday 16th May 2015 2:20am Gold
Friday 2nd October 2015 1:35am Gold
Friday 2nd October 2015 3:15am Gold
Saturday 28th November 2015 2:10am Gold
Thursday 14th January 2016 12:00am Gold
Thursday 14th January 2016 3:00am Gold

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Keith Allen Gino
Robbie Coltrane Max
Adrian Edmondson Gordon
Adrian Edmondson Bill
Dawn French Fiona
Dawn French Frances
Rik Mayall Tim
Daniel Peacock (as Danny Peacock) Postman
Peter Richardson Milk Policeman
Jennifer Saunders Angie
Arnold Brown Shopkeeper
Neil Cunningham Dave Hallihand
Serena Evans Carol
Lionel Jeffries Taxi Driver
Lanah P (as Alan Pellay) Self
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
Geoff Hogg Editor
Fiona MacKenzie Editor
Christopher Hobbs Production Designer
Mario Tavares Composer

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