rik mayall dead
A study about to be published in the 'International Journal of Cardiology' has found that the funniest comedians suffer dramatically reduced longevity, compared to their relatively less funny counterparts.
A bench matching the one featured in the opening credits of the BBC comedy 'Bottom' is to be officially installed in the
Rik Mayall’s last ever TV appearance now has an air date, with the late comedian featuring in an episode of ‘Crackanory’, scheduled
I'm 11 years old and I'm stood at my white MFI desk in my pink bedroom, in a bungalow, in Redditch - home to Rik Mayall, Kevin Turvey and me. I'm holding a purple and black spotted furry photo frame about the size of a passport and wondering what to put in it...
We wrote the film specifically with his voice in mind but as unproven directors with barely a short film to our name at that point, the general perception was that we didn't stand a chance of landing him. We didn't even have any real money on offer, so to actually get him for the part was amazing. 'Rik likes our script! Maybe we're not wasting our time with this film-making thing after all!', we thought.
Rik Mayall's funeral has taken place in Devon and was attended by many stars of the comedy and entertainment world. Dawn
"You didn't know him. I hate this; when people get upset about somebody they didn't know", I didn't argue. I couldn't really hear what my friend was saying above the sound of my heart beating. I'd agree with him, usually. It's hard to understand how you could feel such grief for somebody you'd never known... and yet I did.
Rik Mayall's widow has asked his fans to share their "thoughts and prayers" at 2pm today (Thursday 19 June), as his family
Dawn French says she has been left in 'utter shock' following the death of Rik Mayall earlier this week. Dawn - who starred
Rik Mayall suffered an "acute cardiac event" after returning from a morning run, his widow said today. Barbara Mayall said