PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM HAS A WIDE RELEASE DATE OF 6/27/2023.
They were the pioneering ‘80s comedy troupe — which included Rik Mayall, Adrian Edmondson, Dawn French, Nigel Planer, Peter Richardson and Jennifer Saunders — whose series of short films for Britain’s Channel 4 led directly to THE YOUNG ONES, ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS and the entire UK alt-comedy movement. This 3-disc collection now presents all 3 seasons and 5 specials from The Comic Strip, including their legendary mockumentary BAD NEWS TOUR and its sequel MORE BAD NEWS featuring appearances by Lemmy, Ozzy Osbourne and Def Leppard, the classic MR. JOLLY LIVES NEXT DOOR directed by two-time Oscar® nominee Stephen Frears, plus more than 4 hours of Special Features including an all-new documentary.
- The Rise Of The Comic Strip (2023, 93 mins) – Documentary Featuring Peter Richardson, Nigel Planer, Alexei Sayle, Sandy Johnson, Oliver Stapleton, Stephen Frears, Rowland Rivron & More
- The Comic Strip (1981, 30 mins) – Short Film By Julien Temple
- 30 Years Of Comic Strip (2012, 96 mins)
- Bad News: The Whole Sordid Story
- Bad News "Bohemian Rhapsody" Music Video
- Behind The Scenes Of "Bohemian Rhapsody"
- More Bad News Stories
- Bad News Photo Gallery
- Series Trailer
Additional Feature: Webstore Exclusive Slipcover
- Aspect ratio: 1.33:1
- Audio: English Mono
- Closed Captions
- Region Free
- Run time: 895 mins