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British Comedy: Rik Mayall Presents...

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Years: 1993-1995
Broadcaster: ITV
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Written by: Nick Vivian, Piers Ashworth,
Peter Learmouth, Peter Morgan, Paul Unwin,
Stephen Ward
Stars: Rik Mayall
Films: 6
Film Average: 8.500
BEST FILM:
Dancing Queen (1993)
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SERIES ONE

(1993)
3 films
Series Score: 27
Film Average: 9.00
Perfect 10's: 1
People who added this item 4 Average listal rating (3 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
Micky Love (1993)

MICKY LOVE

Originally broadcast: 20 May 1993
Directed by: Nick Hamm
Written by: Peter Morgan

MICKY LOVE

(Rik Mayall)

PADDY LOGAN
(Nick Hancock)
TAMSIN
(Jennifer Ehle)
GREG DEANE
(Alan Cumming)
ADELE FRANKLIN
(Eleanor Bron)
DAVID CRITCHLEY
(Peter Capaldi)
TONY SCOTT
(Michael Maloney)
RUSSELL JAMES
(Ian Redford)
MARTIN BOWEN
(Nicky Henson)
CHLOE
(Kim Vithana)
BABS
(Sara Stockbridge)
LISA DE LAZLO
(Sarah Thurstan)
JENNY
(Anne Reid)
VIOLET
(Frances Cox)
DENNIS
(Freddie Davies)
A production team conspire to set-up a troubled TV presenter, a rumour that his daytime show is to be axed spreads quickly, and a series of misunderstandings see the situation spiral out of control.

"Shit! Shit! Shit! Shit! Bollocks! Ah, erm...Hello, well, I'm Micky, aren't I?
You caught me... doing my swearing practice."
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TOTAL: 9
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People who added this item 2 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 7.6

BRIEFEST ENCOUNTER

Originally broadcast: 27 May 1993
Directed by: Nick Hamm
Written by: Peter Learmouth

GREG

(Rik Mayall)

SIOBHAN
(Amanda Donohoe)
A man thinks his luck's in when he's invited back to a woman's flat, things start to turn sour when he admits to being a gatecrasher, and the presence of her beloved pet dog causes him no end of trouble.

"Anyway, I must look a bloody mess."
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TOTAL: 8
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People who added this item 6 Average listal rating (3 ratings) 10 IMDB Rating 7.9
Dancing Queen (1993)

DANCING QUEEN

Originally broadcast: 3 June 1993
Directed by: Nick Hamm
Written by: Nick Vivian

NEIL

(Rik Mayall)

PANDORA / JULIE
(Helena Bonham Carter)
SOPHIE
(Serena Gordon)
MARGARET
(Dorothy Tutin)
NIGEL
(Nathaniel Parker)
DONALD
(Martin Clunes)
POLICEMAN
(Bill Cashmore)
TICKET LADY
(Judith Barker)
TICKET MAN
(Peter Martin)
A stag wakes up miles from home on the morning of his wedding, the pranksters are left chasing his train when it fails to stop at Doncaster, and the stripper from the night before is his only hope of making it back.

"Excuse me, I've got a booking with a Mr... Well, it looks like 'Bollockhead' to me, but that can't be right, can it?"
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TOTAL: 10
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SERIES TWO

(1995)
3 films
Series Score: 24
Film Average: 8.00
Perfect 10's: 0
People who added this item 2 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 7.8
The Big One (1995)

THE BIG ONE

Originally broadcast: 29 January 1995
Directed by: Simon Cellan Jones
Written by: Piers Ashworth

LEWIS FOX

(Rik Mayall)

LEON
(Philip McGough)
JULES
(Saffron Burrows)
SECURITY GUARD
(Paul Barber)
MRS. WILDE
(Phyllis Logan)
MILES
(Phil Daniels)
JEFF
(Cal MacAninch)
PETER McCRANE
(Edward Tudor-Pole)
JOHN WILDE
(David Sibley)
An estate agent assumes the identity of a dead man to impress a pretty girl, another set of lies see him in bed with the dead man's wife, and suggestions of cosmetic surgery attract the worst kind of attention.

"If you admit that you're a liar, why should we believe you when you say you were lying?"
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TOTAL: 8
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People who added this item 2 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 9.5 IMDB Rating 7.6

DIRTY OLD TOWN

Originally broadcast: 5 February 1995
Directed by: Paul Unwin
Written by: Paul Unwin, Nick Vivian, Stephen Ward

RAYMOND

(Rik Mayall)

VIC LEIGH
(Brian McCardie)
CLAIRE
(Helen McCrory)
MICHAEL
(Sean McGinley)
SALLY DENTON
(Frances Barber)
JEREMY SWAIN
(Michael Kitchen)
RIK POWER
(Duncan Bell)
KLAUS
(Metin Yenal)
STEFAN
(Thomas Russell)
A tramp causes an accident when he walks out in front of a taxi, a scriptwriter ends up in hospital minus his latest work, and a desperate producer refuses to hear the truth and signs a deal with the wrong man.

"Yes. Yes, I'd like more sex. I'd like some sex. Yes, yes. Yes, I'd like some sex."
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TOTAL: 9
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Clair de Lune (1995)

CLAIR DE LUNE

Originally broadcast: 12 February 1995
Directed by: Paul Unwin
Written by: Nick Vivian

TOBY

(Rik Mayall)

PETE
(Lee Evans)
CLARE
(Serena Scott Thomas)
MRS. GAFFNEY
(Selena Cadell)
ANNIE
(Leonie Sooke)
BURGER BOY
(Gregor Truter)
HOTEL CLERK
(Bill Thomas)
TERRY DEVANE
(Mark Frankel)
A taxi driver stops to offer a lift to a damsel in distress, a birthday trip to Camelot has to take a detour when a request call comes in, and a dumped lover doesn't take kindly to his house being blown up.

"Oh, God. I'm going to go to prison, aren't I? I'm going to be cornered in the laundry room by women in loose-fitting overalls."
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TOTAL: 7
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These six standalone films were broadcast over two series. Mixed in with the usual comedy are some rare glimpses of Rik playing it straight, perhaps offering a hint of where things might have gone had he not had his quad bike accident in 1998. Some claim that these were his finest work.

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