Comics: The Complete Series (DVD)
Written by BAFTA-winner Lynda La Plante. This murder/thriller set in the dark underworld of London's comedy club circuit was made for Channel 4 in 1993. Starring Lennie James, Michelle Fairley, Tim Guinee and Danny Webb.
Johnny (Tom Guinee) is a struggling, second-rate American stand-up comedian, hoping to make it big instead on the London circuit. His self-destructive tendencies means he has blown any hopes for success in the States, and often leads him to trouble.
But misfortune continues to follow Johnny. His life is turned upside-down after he witnesses a gang hit on his first night in London. Johnny wants to keep quiet about what he witnessed, but when we sees the wrong man accused of murder (Lennie James) he speaks up, putting a target on his own head in the process. He now is on the run for his life.
Written by one of Britain's most notable playwrights Lynda La Plante. Comics unveils and dissects a rarely-seen darker and distorted side of British life on the streets.
Release Date: 21st May 2018
Duration: 240 mins