The Comic Strip Presents

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  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1982
The impact of The Comic Strip's anarchic humor rattled 1980s television, introducing audiences to a new breed of comedic talent and launching the careers of such iconic British comedians as Robbie Coltrane, Jennifer Saunders, Rik Mayall and Dawn French. read more
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The impact of The Comic Strip's anarchic humor rattled 1980s television, introducing audiences to a new breed of comedic talent and launching the careers of such iconic British comedians as Robbie Coltrane, Jennifer Saunders, Rik Mayall and Dawn French. Each show was its own separate story, each more daring and unique than the last. Focused on social and political 'alternative' humor, The Comic Strip paved the way for a new generation of comedy with its hilarious parodies of all things pop-culture.

Original Release

11/02/1982

Cast

# Title Air Date
1 The Hunt for Tony Blair Friday, 14 October 2011
2 Five Go to Rehab Wednesday, 07 November 2012
3 Redtop Wednesday, 20 January 2016
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Directors

Peter Richardson, Bob Spiers, Sandy Johnson, Stephen Frears, Keith Allen, Adrian Edmondson, Baz Taylor, Ian Emes, Paul Bartel, Robbie Coltrane

Writers

Peter Richardson, Pete Richens, Adrian Edmondson, Keith Allen, Rik Mayall, Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, Rowland Rivron, Pauline Melville, David Stafford, Enid Blyton, Morag Fullarton, Nigel Planer, Barry Dennen, Paul Bartel, Alexei Sayle, Robbie Coltrane, Daniel Peacock, Doug Lucie

Cast

Producers

Michael White Executive Producer
Peter Richardson Executive Producer
Michael Wood Executive Producer
Charles Brand Executive Producer
Cleo Rocos Executive Producer
Nick Smith Executive Producer
Neville Cawas Bardoliwalla Executive Producer
Peter Richardson Producer
Lolli Kimpton Producer
Sarah Radclyffe Producer
Elaine Taylor Producer
Simon Wright Producer
Andrew St. John Producer
Ben Swaffer Producer
Nick Smith Producer
Mandy Ruben Producer
Victoria Poushkine-Relf Producer
Michael Hall Producer
Chris Brown Producer
Sarada McDermott Producer
Michael White Producer
Pete Richens Producer
Sarah Fraser Producer
Nerys Evans Producer
Keith Allen Producer
Andy Barmer Producer

Editors

Peter Delfgou, Beverly D'Souza, Geoff Hogg, Rob Wright, Michael Blythe, Chris Dickens, Nick Smith, Fiona MacKenzie, Mike Heales, John Delfgou, Mick Rudman, David Spiers, Fiona Henly, Ross Porter-Ward, Austin Martin, Chris Dickenson

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