Rik Mayall died from an “acute cardiac event” following an early morning run, his wife has confirmed. Barbara Robbin thanked fans for their “heartfelt love and support” and the media for all of the “wonderful coverage” in a statement released earlier today. “We now know that our darling Rik suffered an ‘acute cardiac event’ at our home around midday on June 9th. He had just returned from his usual run
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The cause of Rik Mayall’s death remains unknown after an initial post-mortem examination proved inconclusive. The comic actor died at his home in London on Monday at the age of 56 and his wife Barbara has previously stated that she doesn’t believe his death was caused by a heart attack. Further tests will now need to be carried out to determine the cause of his death. The roots of Mayall’s career in comedy can
Actor and comedian Ade Edmondson has paid tribute to his former comedy partner Rik Mayall after his death earlier today.
The Young Ones star Rik Mayall has died at the age of 56. The comic actor passed away at his home in London earlier today with police not treating the death as suspicious. “We are deeply saddened to announce the death of Rik Mayall who passed away this morning.” – Mayall’s management Mayall portrayed the role of obnoxious, poetry-writing anarchist, Rick in The Young Ones, starring alongside long-term comedy partner Adrian
Comedian Greg Davies writes and stars in the latest Channel 4 sitcom, Man Down. Here he talks about the show which launches tonight.
The latest sitcom from Channel 4 introduces us to Dan, played by Greg Davies, a childish idiot trapped in an adult’s life. Crushing character flaws, an unwanted teaching job, uniquely dysfunctional friends and a willfully insane father conspire to keep this Man Down.
The BBC has revealed the cast for the forthcoming new episode of Jonathan Creek which will once again star Alan Davies and Sheridan Smith.
Head of Comedy at Channel 4, Shane Allen, has announced the return of the Comic Strip team for a one off special entitled The Hunt for Tony Blair.