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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 5, Episode 6 - Jealousy

John's insane jealousy impels him to spy on his wife's every move and, although he tries to conquer the obsession, he is tortured by the thought that she is having an affair. He adopts a series of ludicrous disguises in order to follow his wife wherever she goes.


A Comic Strip Production.

Broadcast details

Thursday 27th May 1993
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Peter Capaldi John
Jennifer Saunders Jane Margory
Miranda Richardson Stella Elsbeth
Kevin Allen Raymond
Peter Richardson Clive
Robbie Coltrane Barrister
Nigel Planer Transvestite
Steven O'Donnell (as Steve O'Donnel) Celestina
Kathy Burke Waitress
Gary Beadle Handsome Man
Steve Douglas Leslie
Thomas Arklie Fantasy Man
Tim Raynam Sophisticated Man
Ben Stevens Sophisticated Man
Patrick Doyle Singer at Piano
Alan Thompson Jones Judge
Carole Anne Neighbour's Wife
Alice Richardson Child
Jack Richardson Child
Paul Delfgou Child
Sarah Delfgou Child
Bethan Lowry Child
Charlie Corbyn Child
Writing team
Robbie Coltrane Writer
Morag Fullarton Writer
Production team
Robbie Coltrane Director
Lolli Kimpton Producer
Michael White Executive Producer
Peter Richardson Executive Producer

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