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 3, Episode 5 - Didn't You Kill My Brother

An everyday story of gangland folk, starring Alexei Sayle and Beryl Reid. Old rivalries are renewed when Carl Moss is prematurely released from prison. His new occupation leads him into conflict with his gangland brother and the head of the 'family firm', the notorious Mrs Moss.


A Comic Strip Ltd Production.

Broadcast details

Saturday 19th March 1988
Channel 4
65 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 6th May 2012 1:35am Gold
Sunday 17th June 2012 11:35pm Gold
Tuesday 12th February 2013 2:00am Gold
Saturday 6th April 2013 11:00pm Gold
Sunday 7th April 2013 2:00am Gold
Monday 26th August 2013 1:45am Gold
Friday 18th October 2013 12:25am Gold
Friday 18th October 2013 2:00am Gold
Monday 11th November 2013 1:35am Gold
Wednesday 18th December 2013 12:30am Gold

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Alexei Sayle Carl Moss
Alexei Sayle Sterling Moss
Beryl Reid Mrs Moss
Pauline Melville Pauline Sneak
Peter Richardson Mr Chipstick
Benjamin Zephaniah Rufus
Zoe Nathenson Anita
Dexter Fletcher Lennox
Laura Hill Laura
Nigel Louis-Marie Ashley
James Hickling Chong's Son
Mmoloki Chrystie Kid
Brian Croucher Dave
David Beames Alistair
Richard Cordery Newsreader
Eddie Yeoh Mr Chong
Tom Lock Ron
Richard Sampson Mickey
Janet Palmer Dominica
Danny Cunningham Youth in Chinese Restaurant
Bonny Brigg Female Dancer
Leslie Guinn Female Dancer
Jack Galloway Party Guest
Kevin Allen Party Guest
Mark Wing-Davey Party Guest
Robert Pereno Party Guest
Jack Ellis Party Guest
Danny Webb Party Guest
Ben Aris Party Guest
John Quarmby Party Guest
James Adah Naples Street Kid
Suza Horvat Naples Street Kid
Andros Adamou Naples Street Kid
Daniel Adegwe Naples Street Kid
Les Bull Naples Street Kid
Rachel Biggs Naples Street Kid
Christian Solari Naples Street Kid
Matthew Marsh Naples Street Kid
Debbie Cleal Naples Street Kid
Giovanni Rennalls Naples Street Kid
Helen Shah Naples Street Kid
Nina Shah Naples Street Kid
Writing team
Alexei Sayle Writer
David Stafford Writer
Pauline Melville Writer
Production team
Bob Spiers Director
Peter Richardson Producer
Simon Wright Producer
Michael White Executive Producer
Geoff Hogg Editor
Deborah Gillingham Production Designer
Kenny Craddock Composer
Colin Gibson Composer

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