Feb 20, 1988 · Directed by Peter Richardson. With Peter Richardson, Jennifer Saunders, Alexei Sayle, Dawn French. Paul,a former miner,writes a hard-hitting left wing screenplay about the 1984 miners' strike. It is accepted by a Hollywood film company but gets turned into a distorted action film in which Arthur Scargill is portrayed by Al Pacino.7.8/10(3). Nov 02, 1982 · With Peter Richardson, Adrian Edmondson, Jennifer Saunders, Nigel Planer. A series of self contained TV films starring performers from London's "Comic Strip" comedy club and their friends. Noted for a high sense of parody of previous films, literature, and generally everyone in sight.7.9/10(10).
The Strike (also known as Strike!, although this is more properly the title of the fictitious Hollywood movie featured in the episode) is one of the short comedy films – written by Peter Richardson and Pete Richens, and directed by Richardson – which made up the long-running Channel 4 television series The Comic Strip Presents. Strike Back James McKitterick The Comic Strip Presents (1983-1988) Featured on IMDb. Check out IMDb's San Diego Comic-Con coverage, featuring celebrity interviews aboard the IMDboat, and visit our guides to Star Wars, family entertainment, and more.Born: Jan 24, 1957.
Apr 18, 1986 · The Comic Strip turned out a fair few turkeys amidst the gems and why they chose this slim story for the big-screen treatment is baffling. Edmondson as lead fails to tickle the funny bone as he did in say 'A Fistful of Travellers Cheques' or 'Strike!'.6.5/10(517). As of 1 May 2012, the entire "Comic Strip Presents" series was available on Netflix's streaming service in the U.S., split into eight seasons. It was removed in May 2013. A slimmed down, five-disc Region 2 DVD set The Best of The Comic Strip Presents was released on 7 October 2013.Genres: Alternative comedy.