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  1. Ade Edmondson stars in Vulcan 7 at Richmond TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Richmond and Twickenham Times

    ... says he gets a kick out of sharing his creativity with somebody on the same wavelength. "I worked a lot with Rik Mayall of course (the pair wrote and starred in the hit comedy Bottom), and Nigel Smith with whom I wrote a show called Teenage Kicks. ...

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  2. Ade Edmondson stars in Vulcan 7 at Richmond TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | This is Local London

    ... says he gets a kick out of sharing his creativity with somebody on the same wavelength. "I worked a lot with Rik Mayall of course (the pair wrote and starred in the hit comedy Bottom), and Nigel Smith with whom I wrote a show called Teenage Kicks. ...

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  3. REVIEW: Maydays at The Other PlaceRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2018 | Stratford Herald

    ... Strike etc. It's a conceit in which Mr Edgar's right, but so wrong. Mark Quartley's Martin Glass is a bit of a Rik Mayall in The Young Ones, an idealist student revolutionary so named because he absorbs and then reflects ever more flimsy leftist ...

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  4. Young Ones stars head to Newcastle with their new comedy Vulcan 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | Chronicle Live

    ... Vyvyan and Planer as Neil the drippy hippie were mainstays of the BRIT award-winning TV classic with the late Rik Mayall. In Vulcan 7, the long-time off-screen friends will co-star as former drama students Gary Savage (Edmondson) and Hugh Delavois ...

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  5. BBC comedy head Jon Plowman was once offered Hollywood starRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | Daily Mail

    ... to locate a lost prop for a French and Saunders spoof on Thelma And Louise; or nursing the notoriously nervous Rik Mayall through a live recording of Bottom ('If you need to give me notes Jon, I'll be in my dressing room throwing up.') In his new ...

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  6. Dickens movie star dies at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | Keighleynews.co.uk

    ... s small roles in television. She was in the 1999 film Guest House Paradiso with Bottom stars Adrian Edmondson and Rik Mayall and appeared in the Channel 4 series Skins in 2012.

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  7. Carry On actress Fenella Fielding dies after suffering a strokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    ... weeks ago. Fenella also featured in four episodes of Morecambe and Wise Show between 1969 and 1972 and starred in Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson's film Guest House Paradiso in 1999. She was the voice of the Blue Queen in Dougal and the Blue Cat and ...

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  8. Is this TV's funniest ever show?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | The Sydney Morning Herald

    ... music fan studying medicine (played by Adrian Edmondson), Rick, a sociology student and would-be anarchist (Rik Mayall), Neil the vegetarian Peace Studies student (Nigel Planer) and Mike, The Cool Person (Christopher Ryan) whose studies seemed to be ...

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  9. Ben Elton: I wish I could have one last talk with Rik MayallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | Evening Times

    Comedian and author Ben Elton has said he wishes he could have one last conversation with his late friend Rik Mayall, as he "was never able to say goodbye". The pair were close friends for many years and worked together on Filthy Rich & Catflap and The Young Ones, but Elton told the Big Issue that their professional partnership was "unfinished business" as they had wanted to team up again.

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  10. Ben Elton craves one last talk with pal Rik MayallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | RTE.ie

    Comedian and writer Ben Elton has expressed his wish for one last conversation with his deceased friend Rik Mayall who died from a heart attack in 2014 at the age of 56. The comedians were friends for decades and collaborated on Filthy Rich & Catflap and The Young Ones. Elton has revealed that there was was "unfinished business" as each had had wanted to team up again.

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  11. Blackadder show goes over the topRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | Keighleynews.co.uk

    ... set in a different historical period medieval, Georgian, Elizabethan and First World War with comedy stars like Rik Mayall, Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie playing recurring characters. Although each series is set in a different era, all follow the ...

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  12. Comedian John Sessions to star as Prime Minister in ITV's VictoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Daily Star

    ... it is a struggle that neither side can win." Now cast member Alexei Sayle claims the stars who included the late Rik Mayall and also Nigel Planer and Ade Edmondson cancelled it too soon. He tells How The Young Ones Saved The World on Gold on ...

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  13. What's streaming: The Young Ones, When Patients AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 | The Age

    ... share house. Deranged punk medical student Vyvyan (Adrian Edmonson), cowardly, pretentious anarchist Rick (Rik Mayall), depressed hippie Neil (Nigel Planer) and shrewd, libidinous "cool guy" Mike (Christopher Ryan) lived lives of intense boredom, ...

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  14. We called police 'fascist pigs' - they loved it, say makers of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | Daily Mail

    We called the police 'fascist pigs' - and they loved it, say the makers of BBC anarchic comedy The Young Ones The Young Ones Vyvyan played by Adrian Edmondson, Neil played by Nigel Planer, Mike played by Christopher Ryan and Rick played by Rik Mayall 'We'd been horrible about the police. We'd called the hamster SPG [after the Met's notoriously violent Special Patrol Group].

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  15. Wednesday 7th March 2018Read the original story

    Mar 7, 2018 | Richard Herring

    Rik Mayall would have been 60 today. And even though I knew he had died young, I had somehow forgotten how young he was.

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  16. Neil and Vyvyan reunited on stage at slapstick festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | Daily Mail

    The Old Ones: Neil and Vyvyan are reunited on stage at slapstick festival to reminisce about their 1980s comedy projects Indeed, Nigel Planer and Adrian Edmondson are barely recognisable as the long-haired paranoid hippy Neil and spiky-haired violence-loving punk Vyvyan they played in the anarchic, ground-breaking BBC sitcom. Nigel Planer and Adrian Edmondson were reunited on stage on Sunday night for the Slapstick Festival at Bristol Old Vic However, they were not there to celebrate The Young Ones, a comedy about four students sharing a squalid house that ran from 1982 to 1984 and also featured Rik Mayall as Rik and Christopher Ryan as Mike.

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  17. Two stars of The Young Ones to team up with David Mitchell for a comedy about ShakespeareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | Daily Star

    Ade is going to play a copper named Sergeant Dogberry while Nigel will take the role of wealthy gentleman Lord Egeus. It's not just a cast reunion Upstart Crow is penned by comic Ben Elton, who was one of the writers of The Young Ones which also starred the late Rik Mayall and Christopher Ryan as "straight" Mike.

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  18. A composer's Christmas: David BednallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | OUPblog

    ... all honestya The Snowman and Father Christmas are family classics. I have to admit though, I never really tire of Rik Mayall and Ade Edmundson's Bottom Christmas Speciala . My favourite congregational carol is It came upon a midnight clear - the ...

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  19. New space elevates local artist from depths of depressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | OnMilwaukee

    ... a painter whose public work includes the stenciled floor of the Kimpton Journeyman Hotel and a large painting of Rik Mayall from "The Young Ones" at Red Lion Pub . "I didn't start painting until I was 34 years old," he says. "It took me a long time ...

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