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Rik Mayall has died :(

(697 Posts)
Littlepinkpear Mon 09-Jun-14 16:00:00

Just on Sky News just now. No reason given yet, how terribly sad sad

RIP Rik you absolute legend x

HungryHorace Mon 09-Jun-14 16:00:46

I was just going to post this.

How sad. :-( RIP, Rik.

Germgirl Mon 09-Jun-14 16:00:52

Oh blimey. What a shame! He was indeed, a legend.

rightsaidthread Mon 09-Jun-14 16:01:23

Only 56. Rip Rik sad

Doinmummy Mon 09-Jun-14 16:01:27

Oh my god . That's shocking news

Good grief, that's awful - he was only young

kimlo Mon 09-Jun-14 16:01:50

Its just come through on my phone.

He wasnt particularly old was he? Its very sad

MrsBungle Mon 09-Jun-14 16:02:03

Oh no. Rip rik.

LightastheBreeze Mon 09-Jun-14 16:02:07

Just seen, he was the same age as me, 56 sad

SantasLittleMonkeyButler Mon 09-Jun-14 16:02:17

Really? How sad sad.

I wonder if he was ill or if it was very sudden.

BeCool Mon 09-Jun-14 16:02:26

he has three children. Very sad.

Oh no! That's tragic. He's not much older than me. sad

Sparklingbrook Mon 09-Jun-14 16:03:02

Oh no. sad

Degustibusnonestdisputandem Mon 09-Jun-14 16:03:02

wow sad am genuinely shocked to hear this

ISeeNoReasonForBandage Mon 09-Jun-14 16:03:10

RIP sad far too young.

JaneRizzoli Mon 09-Jun-14 16:03:27

very sad news. RIP Rik.

ofcoursethisisanamechange Mon 09-Jun-14 16:03:36

oh Rik - the people's poet- huge part of my teenage years- such a shame. He bought me immeasurable amounts of joy.... am really saddened - far too young........

Peaceloveandbiscuits Mon 09-Jun-14 16:03:49

One too many frying pans to the head sad I'm so sad

DioneTheDiabolist Mon 09-Jun-14 16:04:28


ScrambledSmegs Mon 09-Jun-14 16:04:29

Oh no sad

56? That's no age at all. He was brilliant.

Thumbwitch Mon 09-Jun-14 16:04:37

No! shock That's awful, so sad. Such a big part of my teens - RIP Rik. sad

Watched him last week in Midsomer Murders............sad
I grew up watching him on The Young Ones..................

DidoTheDodo Mon 09-Jun-14 16:04:59

Very shocked to hear this. He was the same age as me and I loved "The Young Ones".

VisitTheInfidelWithExplanatory Mon 09-Jun-14 16:05:06


Madrigals Mon 09-Jun-14 16:05:18


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