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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 3, Episode 2 - More Bad News

A rock journalist reunites the Bad News band, who parted company after a disastrous maiden tour, for a one-off gig. But all does not go according to plan...


A Comic Strip Ltd Production.

Broadcast details

Saturday 27th February 1988
Channel 4
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Adrian Edmondson Vim
Nigel Planer Den
Rik Mayall Colin
Peter Richardson Spider
Jennifer Saunders Sally
Dawn French Rachel
Judy Hawkins Spider's Wife
Tommy Vance Concert Compere
Steve Walsh Concert Organiser
Anne Cunningham Colin's Mum
Gerard Kelly Promo Director
Anthony Head Recording Studio Engineer
Jonathan Stratt Heavy
Yusuf Khan Waiter
Jonathan Caplan Virgin Megastore Shop Assistant
Gordon Kane Assistant in Chart Shop
Susie Ann Watkins (as Susy Anne Watkins) Sexy Girl in Promo
Writing team
Adrian Edmondson Writer
Production team
Adrian Edmondson Director
Peter Richardson Producer
Simon Wright Producer
Michael White Executive Producer

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