Fact: A large 20 foot (six metre)-high mural of late British comedian Rik Mayall has been painted on the doors of the Harlow Playhouse in his native Essex, England. The portrait was created by local street artist Dave Nash, two months after the funnyman's death.
Tweet: "I pretend I'm Drop Dead Fred every day. Thank you for all the laughter Rik Mayall" Singer Adele pays tribute to British funnyman Rik Mayall and his iconic movie alter ego, following his death on Monday (09Jun14).
Tweet: "The Young Ones was to comedy as punk was to music and we have lost a true pioneer. Waking up to a world without Rik. Farewell People's Poet." Simon Pegg pays tribute to late British comic Rik Mayall.