I remember nights at university watching Bottom and thinking how clever it was, if a little/LOT disturbed. It’s true Rik Mayall… who died yesterday, was a total comedy genius. I particularly love this letter he wrote to a fan who asked for his autograph:
There was also this Tweet:
“Opening my very own Twitter to stop another bastard from doing it. So f**k off & don’t expect to hear from me any time soon. Love Rik x”
His was the kind of personality that bounced off whatever was in front of him; a page, a screen, another person. What a tragic loss that he’s gone so soon, but what a blessing that he was here at all. There really aren’t that many people like him around!
Thanks for the laughs, Rik x