The Comic Strip Presents... began airing on the launch night of Channel 4 in November 1982. The show aired a number of episodes and one-off satirical comedy specials over a number of years, including a move to BBC2 in the early 1990s. Since 2012, GOLD has begun airing brand new one-off episodes of the show with some of the original cast members. The cast who originally appeared in the show include Dawn French & Jennifer Saunders, Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson, many of the cast members comedy careers launched due to the series popularity.

The Comic Strip Presents... - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 75 minutes

Premier: 1982-11-02

The Comic Strip Presents... - The Hunt for Tony Blair - Netflix

The Hunt for Tony Blair is a one-off episode of The Comic Strip Presents..., a British television comedy, which was first shown on Channel 4 on 14 October 2011. The 49-minute film was written by Peter Richardson and Pete Richens and presented in the style of a 1950s film noir. It stars Stephen Mangan as the former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, who is wanted for murder and on the run as a fugitive from justice. The film received its world premiere at the Edinburgh International Television Festival in August 2011. It first aired on Channel 4 on 14 October 2011; it received a mostly positive reaction from reviewers, and was nominated for a BAFTA award (Best Comedy Programme 2012) and the British Comedy Awards (Best Comedy Drama 2011).

The Comic Strip Presents... - Cast - Netflix

Stephen Mangan as Tony Blair Catherine Shepherd as Cherie Blair Robbie Coltrane as Inspector Hutton James Buckley as Sergeant Rik Mayall as Prof Predictor Nigel Planer as Peter Mandelson Ronni Ancona as Barbara Windsor Ross Noble as Socialist Tony Curran as Robin Cook Morgana Robinson as Carole Caplin Harry Enfield as Alistair Jennifer Saunders as Margaret Thatcher John Sessions as Tebbit Ford Kiernan as Gordon Brown Peter Richardson as George W. Bush

The Comic Strip Presents... - References - Netflix