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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 3 - Mr Jolly Lives Next Door

The inappropriately named hit man Mr Jolly rents office space next door to the alcoholic incompetents Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson, proprietors of Dreamy Time Escorts, London's seediest escort agency.

Further details

Through a catalogue of mistakes and misunderstandings the deranged Mr Lovebucket, played by Peter Richardson, purveyor of wines and spirits to most London off-licences, finds he has paid Rik and Ade £3,000 to 'take out Nicholas Parsons'.


A Michael White / Comic Strip Production.

Broadcast details

Saturday 5th March 1988
Channel 4
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Guest cast
    Rik Mayall Dreamy Time Escort
    Adrian Edmondson Dreamy Time Escort
    Peter Cook Mr Jolly
    Peter Richardson Mr Lovebucket
    Jennifer Saunders Monica
    Dawn French Mrs Cooper
    Michael Cule Mr Cooper
    Basil Ho Yen Mr Yakimoto
    Thomas Wheatley Heimi Henderson
    Gordon Kane Reg
    Gerard Kelly Hilary
    Granville Saxton Ron
    Basil Otoin Norman
    Philip Locke Sir Larry
    Ian Bartholomew Policeman
    Tommy Windward German Businessman
    Harriet Thorpe Brenda
    Nicholas Parsons Self
    Writing team
    Adrian Edmondson Writer
    Rik Mayall Writer
    Rowland Rivron Writer
    Production team
    Stephen Frears Director
    Peter Richardson Producer
    Simon Wright Producer
    Michael White Executive Producer
    Elaine Taylor Producer
    Simon Brint Composer
    Jonathan McKinstry Production Designer
    Rowland Rivron Composer

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