20th March 1983 Oh that Rik Mayall When he was only six, Rik Mayall had terrible tantrums, showed off and got over-excited. Now he uses all these childhood faults in his angry, manic and "alternative" comedy routines. He reveals almost all to Stephen Pile. Photograph by Snowden. Forget everything you have read about Rik Mayall.… Continue reading Oh that Rik Mayall – Sunday Times 1983
When I first started putting together this website, I always thought in the back of my mind it would be great to approach well known comedians and celebrity fans. To ask them to write a piece on how Rik Mayall's comedy influenced them and how they were inspired by his work and sense of humour… Continue reading Richard Herring: Rik Mayall Shaped My Comedy
It has been five years now since I first started posting pictures of my scrapbook on Instagram. I only created an account because my daughters wanted to, now look where it has led me. I thought it might be fun to have look back through the old posts and share some for you to enjoy,… Continue reading Rik Mayall Scrapbook on Istagram (1)
Like buses you wait ages and then two come along at once. I'm referring to self published books about Rik Mayall. Mark Searby in early 2020 released his, attempting to cover Rik's whole career. But wait only a short while longer and another one comes along. This time concentrating on Rik's early years. It's these… Continue reading Early Rik: Thoughts of a Clown. Rik Mayall in the Early Eighties – Book by Chris Shields
Thank You to: Chris Marks It's always very exciting to see pictures of Rik I've never seen before. Especially when they are from the early days of Alternative Comedy and capturing a moment in time, that was only seen by a handful of people. So when Chris got in touch and sent me a few… Continue reading Rik, Ben and Chris in Ibiza
Thank you to: Matt Hall Now here's a couple of adorable photos to brighten your day. Big thanks goes out to Matt Hall who has sent and given me permission to use these two gorgeous photographs he took of his son with Rik. Rik was in Falmouth at the Bookseller on 3rd April 2013, for… Continue reading When a 3 year old has their photo taken with Rik Mayall.