Seeing Rik

I have been lucky enough to see Rik perform live a number of times, probably when he was at the absolute height of his fame. Below are links to the pages where you can read my memories, taken from my teenage diary about those experiences and occasions. He was an absolute delight to see perform… Continue reading Seeing Rik

Comic Relief

1986 After Band Aid and Live Aid in 1985, in 1986 there came, Comic Relief.  I was 11 years old and like many people at school I was very familiar with The Young Ones, it was the talk of the playground. The Living Doll charity single was released on 8th March 1986 and went to… Continue reading Comic Relief

BBC Television Centre

Is it possible to fall in love with buildings? If so, then BBC Television Centre, would have to be “the love of my life”. From a very young age, I can distinctly remember being fascinated with The BBC Television Centre building, I loved it whenever it was shown on TV, like in the first series… Continue reading BBC Television Centre

French and Saunders

My comedy obsession and awareness of the Alternative Comedy movement, probably first started with my love for Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. I had enjoyed and seen them in a few episodes of Girls on Top, I really loved watching Happy Families and was aware they had a few small cameo parts in The Young… Continue reading French and Saunders

My Collection

Pictures of my ever growing collection. Please get in touch with your stories and photos of your collections too, would love to also add them to this ever growing scrapbook website of all things Rik Mayall.

Ben Elton

Now here’s a man That I have always really admired. I’ve never really understood why he’s got so much stick in later years. The man was and is a groundbreaking and hugely influential stand-up comedian and writer. There’s no point trying to prove me otherwise, I will always defend him! Ben has probably influenced me… Continue reading Ben Elton