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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 4, Episode 1 - South Atlantic Raiders - Part 1

A security service driver for a British bank meets and falls in love over the radio with a woman stranded on a bird watching expedition in the South Atlantic. When he is tricked into thinking the Falklands are under attack by an enemy army, he takes drastic measures to finance a rescue mission to save his new girlfriend.

Notes

A Comic Strip Production.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 1st February 1990
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Robbie Coltrane Max
Adrian Edmondson Billy
Dawn French Frances
Dawn French Mrs. Shines
Nigel Planer Stan
Peter Richardson Rollo
Jennifer Saunders Cathy
Kathy Burke Mary
Lenny Henry Warder
Malcolm Hardee Policeman
Eric Kent Sergeant
William Lawford British Aerotec Officer
Steven O'Donnell (as Steve O'Donnell) Under Manager
Jonathan Stratt Constable
Ron Tarr Ron
Writing team
Peter Richardson Writer
Pete Richens (as Peter Richens) Writer
Production team
Peter Richardson Director
Pete Richens Associate Director
Lolli Kimpton Producer
Michael White Executive Producer
Geoff Hogg Editor
Mike Heales Editor
Mick Rudman Editor
John Ebden Production Designer
Jeff Beck Composer
Tony Hymas Composer
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