Bottom Live, Meeting Rik, Seeing Rik, Your Stories

Shaun and Tom take Rik from Behind!

Thank you to: Shaun Gibson We managed to meet Rik once during the Hooligans Island tour in 1997, in Oxford. My best chum Tom and I were there for the show, but decided to make a day of it and made it a pub day, talking all things Bottom and Rik. On the way back… Continue reading Shaun and Tom take Rik from Behind!

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Rik Mayall Presents… & Bottom Live 1993

Back in 1993, I was really looking forward to watching Rik in his new trilogy of comedy dramas, originally titled The Rik Mayall Playhouse, then later renamed Rik Mayall Presents... I was hearing a lot about it and also collected many cuttings. At the same time there was a huge buzz about the new Bottom Live… Continue reading Rik Mayall Presents… & Bottom Live 1993

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Seeing Two Legendary Comedy Double Acts in One Day!

Here is the story of what happened to my friend and I before we arrived at BBC TV Centre for the infamous recording of Bottom...GAS. Friday 5th July 1991 I had a real job to sleep last night, I was too excited for today. I kept waking at all hours, because today was the day… Continue reading Seeing Two Legendary Comedy Double Acts in One Day!

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Waffle On about Bottom Live!

Thank you to: Meds from Waffle On Podcast In 2015 I discovered Waffle On Podcast, I was approaching my 40th Birthday and decided I was going to treat myself to an iPod! I didn't own a smart phone and only had a little Nokia 3120. I instantly fell in love with this little device, and… Continue reading Waffle On about Bottom Live!