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 4, Episode 2 - South Atlantic Raiders - Part 2

Having robbed a bank and hijacked a plane to travel to the South Atlantic to protect Frances, the woman he loves, Stan finds himself at the mercy of Argentinian soldiers plotting to recapture the Falkland Islands.


A Comic Strip Production.

Broadcast details

Thursday 8th February 1990
35 minutes

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Robbie Coltrane Max
Adrian Edmondson Billy
Dawn French Frances
Nigel Planer Stan
Peter Richardson Rollo
Jennifer Saunders Cathy
Kathy Burke Mary
Derren Nesbitt General Galtieri
Ronald Allen Captain Philips
Ian Kilmister (as Lemmy) Rico
Kevin Allen Frenchman
Llew Gardner Commentator
Jimmy Fagg Soldier
Pete Richens Soldier
Jeff Beck Self
Writing team
Peter Richardson Writer
Pete Richens (as Peter Richens) Writer
Production team
Peter Richardson 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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