Magazine Articles


A slow ongoing project, starting with the earliest, I’m building up a magazine archive. Scanning the articles and transcribing them. Please let me know if you have or are aware of other articles not listed here. Highlighted in red are articles that I am aware of but have yet to find a copy… can you help? Once added to the blog, you’ll be able to click on the article title to read the transcribed version and see the original articles. Enjoy!

1981

NME – 19th November 1981 – Investigating Turvey

1982

The Face – January 1982 – Talking Turvey

Company – June 1982 – Let’s hear it for Rik Mayall

Sounds – 11th December 1982 – Rogue Mayall

1983

Soundmaker – 12th March 1983 – Fears of a Clown

Due South – March 1983 – The Young Ones

Sunday Times – 20th March 1983 – Oh that Rik Mayall

Smash Hits – 14-27th April 1983 – Kevin Turvey & The Young Ones

Time Out – 8th – 14th September 1983 – The Comic Strip Presents

Time Out – 8th -14th September 1983 – Mayall Man Cometh

Blitz –  November 1983 – Character Assassination

The Times Educational Supplement – 30th December 1983 – The Cult Of The Snarl

1984

Soundcheck – April 1984 – 

Radio Times – 5th -11th May 1984 – Trail of Disaster

NME – 4th August 1984 – Rik with a Silent P

Smash Hits – 25th October-7th November 1984 – The Young Ones

Daily Mirror – 8th November 1984 – Rik Hits The High Spots

Kerrang! Extra – 1984 – The Bachelor Boy

1985

The Observer – 27th January 1985 – Rik’s Progress

Plays and Players – February 1985 – Gogol on the South Bank

1986

Smash Hits – 12th-25th March 1986 – What is Sir Clifford Richard doing with this lot?

Lookin – 12th April 1986  – Cliff’s a Young One Again

Smash Hits – 23rd April – 6th May 1986 – Comic Relief

1987

Radio Times – 3rd – 9th January 1987 – Three for the Show

TV Times – 12-18th September 1987 – Wallowing in Mayall Chauvinist Piggery

Number One – 19th September 1987 – Goodbye Yellow Rik Toad

Kerrang! – 3rd October 1987 – The Bad Boyz of Rock ‘n’ Roll

Melody Maker – 31st October 1987 – Metallic K.O

Kerrang! – 7th November 1987 – Bad Ridden! HM Heroes Fail to Find Shock!

1988

Time Out – 17th – 24th February 1988 – Comic Strip, Laughing Matter

TV Times – 20th – 26th February 1988 – Comic Strip

1989

TV Times – 14th – 20th January 1989 – Dad’s the Word!

Record Mirror – 4th February 1989 – First Class Mayall

TV Guide – 8th – 14th April 1989 – Go on Rik Swear at Us

Lookin – 10th June 1989 – Rik Mayall

1990

TV Guide – 6th -12th January – Who Shot Alan B’stard

1991

TV Times – 19th – 25th January 1991 – The MP Who Brings The House Down!

Arena – Summer 1991 – Who’s Laughing Now?

Radio Times – 14th – 20th September 1991 – The Youngish Ones

Time Out – 18th – 25th September 1991 – Bum’s the Word

The Independent – 22nd September 1991 – One Old Double Act Deserves Another

Film Review – October 1991 – Rik’s Movie Mayall-Strom

Film Monthly – October 1991 – Drop Dead Fred!

NME – 12th October 1991 – Dead From The Bottom Up

Lookin – 19th October 1991 – Rik Mayall Horrible, Uncontrollable and Loud!

1992

TV Quick – 21st – 27th November 1992 – Talk To Me I’m Normal Really!

1993

You, The Mail on Sunday – 2nd May 1993 –

Telegraph TV & Radio – May 1993 – Doctor Mild and Mister Mania

What’s On TV – 15th 21st May 1993 – Mayall’s Tales

Radio Times – 22nd – 28th May 1993 – Mayall Bonding

GQ – June 1993 – Direct Mayall

Vox – December 1993 – What’s Your Problem? Rik and Ade

1994

1995

Radio Times – 28th January – 3rd February 1995 –

Radio Times – 7th – 13th October 1995 – Spotlight: Rik Mayall

1996

1997

1998

1999

Heat – 18th – 24th November 1999 – The Heat Interview




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