The Comic Strip Presents.... Copyright: 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 5, Episode 5 - Demonella

A struggling music producer accepts a song from the Devil that is guaranteed to win him riches and fame. In exchange, he must obtain his mother's top-secret chicken soup recipe so the Devil can impress snooty dinner guests in Hell.


A Comic Strip Production.

Broadcast details

Thursday 20th May 1993
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Robbie Coltrane Arnold Silverstein
Jennifer Saunders The Devil
Miriam Margolyes Mother
Sue Holland Gloria
Kwabena Manso Bernie
Peter Richardson Ghengis Khan
Nigel Planer Father
Miranda Richardson Marie Antoinette
Adrian Edmondson Sid Vicious
Paul Bartel Oscar Wilde
Barry Dennen Adolf Hitler
Keith Allen French Maid
Writing team
Paul Bartel Writer
Barry Dennen Writer
Production team
Paul Bartel Director
Barry Dennen Associate Director
Lolli Kimpton Producer
Michael White Executive Producer
Peter Richardson Executive Producer
Peter Delfgou Editor
Beverley D'Souza Editor
Chris Dickens Editor
Marcus Rowland Production Designer
Steve Nieve Composer
Fay Hart Composer
Paul Bartel Composer
Barry Dennen Composer

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