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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 5, Episode 4 - Gregory - Diary Of A Nutcase

In this The Silence Of The Lambs parody, a rookie police cadet falls prey to the sexual allure of imprisoned cannibalistic serial killer Dr Ghengis. Meanwhile, aspiring serial killer Gregory Dawson makes a video diary of his botched attempts to stalk and imprison a woman in his homemade torture chamber.


A Comic Strip Production.

Broadcast details

Thursday 13th May 1993
40 minutes

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Adrian Edmondson Gregory Dawson
Doon Mackichan Lucille Bromley
Keith Allen Genghis
Nigel Planer Governor Wilkins
Hugh Quarshie Lieutenant Delaney
Sara Stockbridge Helen
Simon McBurney Madman
Peter Richardson Coroner
Peter Richardson Madman's Brother
Mark Caven Jed
George Yiasoumi Harry
Phil Cornwell Charlie
Steven O'Donnell (as Steve O'Donnell) Max
Charlotte Coleman Patsy
Jeff Beck Brad
Kate Robbins Nurse Larkin
Christine Chan Johnson
Pete Richens Pete
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
Peter Delfgou Editor
Beverley D'Souza Editor
Marcus Rowland Production Designer
Vic Martin Composer

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