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Archive Review • PRESENT LAUGHTER • Richmond Theatre [tour] • 2003

If you’re a Rik Mayall fan, you’re in luck. If not, you may find yourself at odds with the actor and comedian’s interpretation of Garry Essendine in the current tour … Continue reading

06/06/2016 · 1 Comment

Archive Interview • SUSANNAH HARKER • The Little Black Book • 2003

‘I haven’t found or read anything like this for years,’ says Susannah Harker. We are speaking on the telephone during rehearsals for The Little Black Book by French playwright Jean-Claude … Continue reading

03/18/2016 · Leave a comment

Lest We Forget – A Rik Mayall Retrospective

01/07/2015 · Leave a comment

The Young Ones: a bunch of complete bastards

Originally posted on In My Not So Humble Opinion:
After hearing of the recent untimely death of British comedian Rik Mayall last month at the age of 56, Michele and…

07/13/2014 · 1 Comment

Patsy Byrne dead at 80: Actress famous as Blackadder’s Nursie – News – People – The Independent

Originally posted on The Independent. Patsy Byrne, the actress best known for playing Nursie in the Blackadder television series, has died at 80. Denville Hall, a care home for elderly actors in … Continue reading

06/22/2014 · Leave a comment

Quote • Adrian Edmondson on Rik Mayall

Edmondson paid tribute to his friend, saying: “There were times when Rik and I were writing together when we almost died laughing. In The Young Ones with Edmondson (L), Nigel Planer and … Continue reading

06/09/2014 · 2 Comments

BBC News – Rik Mayall, star of The Young Ones, dies aged 56.

BBC News – Rik Mayall, star of The Young Ones, dies aged 56 .

06/09/2014 · 4 Comments