The Comic Strip Presents: Red Top

The Comic Strip Presents: Red Top



The story of Rebekah (Maxine Peake), an innocent and beguiling northern girl, who accidentally becomes chief executive of News International and gets caught up in a 1970s Watergate-style scandal. Comedy drama, allegedly based on true-life events, also starring Nigel Planer, Russell Tovey, Johnny Vegas, Alexei Sayle, Harry Enfield and Stephen Mangan.

Cast & Crew

Rebekah Maxine Peake
Rupert Murdoch Nigel Planer
Andy Coulson Russell Tovey
Wendi Deng Eleanor Matsuura
Tony Blair Stephen Mangan
Johnny Johnny Vegas
Colin Goodman Alexei Sayle
Ross Kemp Harry Enfield
Blitzy James Buckley
Bob Harris Peter Richardson
Accountant John Sessions
Executive Producer Peter Richardson
Executive Producer Nick Smith
Writer Peter Richardson
Writer Pete Richens
Writer Brigit Grant
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