Five Go Mad in Dorset was the first of three Five Go Mad specials from the long-running series of The Comic Strip Presents television comedy films. It first aired on the launch night of Channel 4 (2 November 1982), and was written by Peter Richardson and Pete Richens, and directed by Bob Spiers.
The Comic Strip Presents debuted on 2 November 1982, the opening night of Channel 4. Each episode was prefixed by an animated lead-in consisting of the words "The Comic Strip Presents" accompanied by a soundtrack consisting of a drum machine and a Farfisa organ rendition of Quando quando quando, together with a bomb labelled "Have a nice day", falling towards a map.Genres: Alternative comedy.
Nov 02, 1982 · Directed by Bob Spiers. With Adrian Edmondson, Dawn French, Peter Richardson, Jennifer Saunders. In the 1950s four children, Anne, described as a 'proper little housewife',the rather butch George who has an unhealthy relationship with her dog Timmy and their brothers Dick and Julian,whose relationship seems to be more than fraternal,go on a cycling holiday in Dorset where 8.1/10(2).
Five Go Mad in Dorset Outrageous and hilarious films from the Comic Strip team, who helped make Channel 4's early reputation as champions of alternative comedy First shown: 2 Nov 1982 Adult humour.
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).