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Rik Mayall Did Not Leave A Will

The Young Ones star died in June last year (14), aged 56, and probate records show he did not leave a valid will for his $1.9 million (£1.2 million) estate. The move...

Rik Mayall Honoured With Memorial 'Bottom' Bench In London

Fans of Rik Mayall gathered in London yesterday as the late comedian was honoured with a fitting tribute, a memorable bench in Hammersmith. The bench replicates the one seen in the opening credits of his...

Farewell Rik Mayall: Comic Laid To Rest By Family And Friends In Devon

Rik Mayall was laid to rest in a rose-festooned wicker coffin in a beautiful English churchyard yesterday (19 June). The late comedian collapsed and died aged 56 after his morning run on Monday 9 June,...

Stars Gather At Rik Mayall's Funeral

British comedy stars including Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders and Adrian Edmondson turned out to remember funnyman Rik Mayall as he was laid to rest on Thursday (19Jun14).Around 140 mourners gathered at St George's Church in...

Noel Fielding On Rik Mayall's Mighty Boosh Influence

Noel Fielding is the latest comedian to pay tribute to the late Rik Mayall, who died suddenly on June 9 after “an acute cardiac event” following a morning run. The Mighty Boosh star details how...

Rik Mayall Fans Propel 4-Year-old Football Song Into The Top 10

Fans have been buying Noble England in tribute to the much loved and tragically late actor and comedian, Rik Mayall. The surge in sales has seen the song hit the UK top ten and become...

Rik Mayall's 2010 World Cup Song Reaches No.7 In UK Singles Chart

A football song Rik Mayall recorded for the World Cup 2010 has reached the UK top 10 this week. Fans started a campaign to put the song back into the charts as a tribute to...

Ahead Of England V Italy, Rik Mayall’S ‘Noble England’ Set For Top 10

On the eve of England’s opening World Cup fixture against Italy in Manaus, Rik Mayall’s failed football song Noble England is set to gatecrash the UK singles Top 10 chart after a campaign to get...

Rik Mayall's Cause Of Death - Cardiac Arrest After Morning Run?

Rik Mayall suffered an "acute cardiac event" after returning home from his morning run, according to his wife. Barbara Robbin spoke to the press, including the Telegraph, after a post mortem examination into the comic's...

Rik Mayall's Death To Remain A Mystery For Weeks

The cause of beloved British funnyman Rik Mayall's death will remain a mystery for weeks after initial tests proved inconclusive.The Young Ones star, 56, was found dead at his home in London on Monday (09Jun14)...

Which Character Did Rik Mayall Play In Harry Potter? (Before He Was Cut)

Rik Mayall - the legendary British comedian who died expectantly aged 56 this week - filmed scenes for Harry Potter & The Philosopher's Stone but was cut from the final version. In an interview that's...

Cliff Richard Saddened By Rik Mayall's Death

Veteran singer Sir Cliff Richard has paid tribute to beloved British funnyman Rik Mayall and thanked the comedian for boosting his profile with his hit sitcom The Young Ones.Mayall co-wrote the comedy, named after the...

Remembering Rik Mayall: Forever A ‘Young One’ Who Changed British Comedy

For a man who spent his career making so many people laugh, Rik Mayall caused many a tear yesterday (June 9th), when he passed away unexpectedly aged just 56. The comedian, who rose to fame...

Tributes Pour In For Rik Mayall

Actors Eric Idle, Chris O'dowd, Russell Brand and David Walliams are among the stars who have paid tribute to beloved British funnyman Rik Mayall, who died on Monday (09Jun14) at the age of 56.The shocking...

Rik Mayall Dead At 56: Tributes Roll In For 'Bottom' Star

Rik Mayall, the English comedian and actor best known for The Young Ones and Bottom, had died aged 56. Mayall, who formed a long and successful comedy partnership with Adrian Edmondson, also appeared in numerous...

Mayall: 'You Have To Be Black Or Gay To Work At The Bbc'

British comedian RIK MAYALL has launched a bitter attack against the BBC, insisting the only people who succeed at the broadcaster are black, gay or female. The 47-year-old star, best known for starring in...

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