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  1. Ade Edmondson tells how he still misses comedy partner Rik Mayall 'every day'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 |

    The actor, in Cannes to launch his new film, also revealed he had turned to ancient philosophy to help him cope with his anger Ade Edmondson has spoken of his heartache at former comedy partner Rik Mayall 's death, saying he still "misses him every day". The actor was Rik's comedy partner with the duo becoming famous for their hit TV series Bottom and The Young Ones.


  2. Ade Edmondson Reportedly Lands Role In 'Star Wars Episode VIII'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 |

    Ade Edmondson , star of classic TV comedies 'Bottom' and 'The Young Ones' has reportedly been cast in the next Star Wars movie, Episode VIII . The unlikely casting is said to have come after Ade made a good impression on both director Rian Johnson and executive producer Jj Abrams .


  3. Ade Edmondson has secured a top secret role in Star Wars: Episode VIIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Daily Mail

    'It was a surprise move for him': Ade Edmondson has secured a top secret role in Star Wars: Episode VIII The 59-year-old comedian - most famous for appearing in sitcoms Bottom and The Young Ones with his late friend and writing partner Rik Mayall - will be entering the blockbuster sci-fi franchise. The funny man impressed director Rian Johnson and executive producer J.J. Abrams but it is not yet known who he will be playing in the highly-anticipated movie.


  4. Ade Edmondson Joins Cast Of Star WarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 |

    Ade, who is best known for his slapstick role in '80s British comedy TV series The Young Ones and '90s show Bottom alongside the late Rik Mayall, is rumoured to have snagged a role in the blockbuster franchise. The decision was thought to be influenced by former Star Wars director JJ Abrams who has a liking for "British talent".


  5. Raised By Wolves: Caz and Caitlin Moran on where comedy and real life meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Radio Times

    ... were home-schooled, we rarely ventured beyond our house and garden. My overriding memory of our childhood is watching Bottom on television, over and over again. So we had little to do except contact our inner spirituality through cults. Although, I ...


  6. Five things you may or may not know about smash film The Full MontyRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2015 | Sunderland Echo

    ... unemployment office scene on national television with some young members of the Prince's Trust. 3. The Young Ones and Bottom star Rik Mayall was considered for the lead role of Gary "Gaz" Schofield before it went to Scottish actor Robert Carlyle. 4. ...