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    RIP Rik Mayall

    Bit of a shock this one BBC News - Comedian and actor Rik Mayall dies

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    I was just going to post this myself

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    Such a shame

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    Still watch Bottom to this day.

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    He was only 56

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    Thats so sad. Young Ones was my fav show back in the day. Also Bottom and The New Statesman and his recurring role in Blackadder.
    RIP

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    Sad sad news
    I had the great privilege of watching him and Ade Edmonson do Hooligans Island live many years back. It took me days to stop hurting from all the laughing.

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    One of the finest comic actors ever! Such a shock!

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    He's a local boy and lots of his old chums here are posting messages on FB.

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    Really sad news. That's my childhood all over. Young ones, Bottom, Blackadder, Drop Dead Fred to name a few. Bottom Live was absolutely awesome. He seemed to live twice as fast as everyone else, so it feels like he's died at 112 years old - a fair innings!
    I like simple, slapstick (sticks, pans, clicket blats, anything really!) humour and he appealed to that in the best possible way.

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    Such very very sad news love everything he has ever done on telly and film. Let's hope GOLD put all his series on telly soon as tribute.

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    Just being reported as a sudden death with no suspicious circumstances sad day.

    Ben

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    Sad loss, saw him doing bottom live a few times (ooeerr missus), absolutely in stitches every time.

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    Very sad news. Love his style of comedy. The bottom live shows are hilarious. RIP Rik you'll be missed

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    Ade Edmondson:

    Ade Edmondson has paid tribute to his comedy partner Rik Mayall who died aged 56.

    Edmondson said that he loved working with Mayall, who he acted with on classic British comedy series Bottom and The Young Ones.

    The actor said in a statement: ‘There were times when Rik and I were writing together when we almost died laughing.

    ‘They were some of the most carefree stupid days I ever had, and I feel privileged to have shared them with him.

    ‘And now he’s died for real. Without me. Selfish b*****d.’



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