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 6 - Slags

In the not-too distant future, the evil Slags confront the 'nice' Hawaiians, who control with goodwill and flower garlands, in a story of passion and shadowy violence.

Broadcast details

Saturday 11th February 1984
Channel 4
40 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 3rd January 2012 12:55am Gold
Thursday 9th February 2012 1:10am Gold
Tuesday 1st May 2012 12:20am Gold
Tuesday 1st May 2012 2:00am Gold
Wednesday 13th June 2012 11:40pm Gold
Thursday 14th June 2012 2:00am Gold
Monday 24th December 2012 2:00am Gold
Tuesday 25th December 2012 1:40am Gold
Saturday 19th January 2013 12:20am Gold
Saturday 19th January 2013 2:00am Gold
Friday 22nd February 2013 2:30am Gold
Sunday 28th April 2013 11:00pm Gold
Monday 29th April 2013 1:30am Gold
Tuesday 20th August 2013 2:15am Gold
Thursday 3rd October 2013 1:00am Gold
Thursday 3rd October 2013 2:30am Gold
Thursday 24th October 2013 1:00am Gold
Thursday 28th November 2013 12:40am Gold
Thursday 28th November 2013 1:50am Gold

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Mark Arden Hula
Lee Cornes Arch Crippledick
Steve Dixon Boy Madness
Adrian Edmondson Ace
Paul Mark Elliott (as Mark Elliot) Hawaian
Serena Evans Slammer
Dawn French Passion
Stephen Frost (as Steve Frost) Bula
Anthony Head Ricki
Maureen O'Farrell Warden
Nigel Planer Marlon
Alice Richardson Baby
Peter Richardson Squealer
Jennifer Saunders Little Sister
Peter Silverleaf Hawaian
Dudley Sutton Marlon's Father
Amanda Symonds Pearl
Emma Thompson Young Woman
Faith Tingle Warden
Writing team
Jennifer Saunders Writer
Production team
Sandy Johnson Director
Peter Richardson Producer
Sarah Radclyffe Producer
Michael White Executive Producer
Rob Wright Editor
Ron Blythe Editor
Christopher Hobbs Production Designer
Simon Brint Composer

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