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Other people get moody in their forties and fifties - men get the male menopause. I missed the whole thing. I was just really happy.

Other people get moody in their forties and fifties - men get the male menopause. I missed the whole thing. I was just really happy.

I had a very happy childhood, happy teenage years and I was famous by the time I was 22. A charmed life.

I had a very happy childhood, happy teenage years and I was famous by the time I was 22. A charmed life.

Words on the page don't have the same impact as somebody saying the words to you. ---->>>

I don't have moments of weakness. I'm Rik Mayall. ---->>>

When you're an experienced celeb - which I am - you sometimes just need a bit of space, when you're not 'on'. I'm always on! ---->>>

With an audience it's now, there are no editors around. It's just me and the audience and it's what I like best. ---->>>

I've always had live audiences. ---->>>

I don't want people to know who I am. ---->>>

With 1,000-seater venues, rather than 5,000-seaters, there are richer opportunities for sucking the audience in. ---->>>

You perform for a different audience each night. People who don't understand just think that you go out there every night and do the same thing, but you don't - you have to find out who they are and give it to them. ---->>>

I would love to do more on the stage; having actual contact with the audience is great. You can give them a good seeing to! ---->>>

I'm frightened of interviews. ---->>>

It's difficult for me, to look into eyes of a journalist and trust him to present it as you say.

It's difficult for me, to look into eyes of a journalist and trust him to present it as you say.

I ought to be groovy and be able to say the enemy is this and the enemy is that... but I've never been very good at... I don't want to have to answer questions I don't know the answer to properly. I have an opinion. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: 03-07, 1958
Birthplace: Harlow, Essex, England
Die: 06-09, 2014
Occupation: Comedian
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Richard Michael "Rik" Mayall (7 March 1958 – 9 June 2014) was an English comedian, actor, writer, and was a pioneer of alternative comedy in the 1980s, for which he formed a close partnership with Ade Edmondson while they were students at Manchester University. Mayall starred in numerous cult classic sitcoms throughout his career, including The Young Ones, The Comic Strip Presents (wikipedia)