Rik Pics

Here’s a great cover story spread to coincide with the release of the Dangerous Brothers VHS, Drop Dead Fred, and Bottom. Click to enlarge (oo er).

The People – Sunday 15 September 1991

Here, Rik shares a page with Rowan. You can read more about his American tour of Shakespeare in Proctology: A Bottom Examination.

South Wales Echo – Saturday 21 November 1992

This is a nice little preview of the Who Shot Alan B’Stard? special.

Wembley Leader – Friday 12 January 1990

Either you don’t see the bottom of that publicity shot very often, or I’ve only just noticed it – but Alan’s getting rather phallic there isn’t it?

Western Daily Press – Saturday 12 September 1987

In this one we learn a little bit about Rik’s thinking with the Bottom pilot, and also a little mention that Drop Dead Fred might be getting a sequel.

Daily Record – Friday 26 July 1991

I love this one, which marks the end of the fourth series of The New Statesman – mostly because of the misidentification of Rik Mayall Presents. They seem to have somehow learned the title of Micky Love, and misheard it at the same time.

Liverpool Echo – Thursday 24 December 1992

And finally, a lovely piece in the Mirror, with a great quote about how terrifying Rik found the gallows scene.

Daily Mirror – Saturday 13 January 1990

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