New book celebrates the comedy genius of Rik Mayall

A new book celebrating the genius of British comedy legend Rik Mayall has been announced.

Rik Mayall: Comedy Genius is from Mark Searby, author of Al Pacino: The Movies Behind the Man.

Searby’s new book features 30 interviews with those that worked closely with Mayall including Alexei Sayle (The Young Ones), Nigel Planer (The Young Ones), Ate de Jong (Drop Dead Fred), Christopher Ryan (Bottom), Helen Lederer (Bottom), Gwyneth Powell (Man Down), and Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran (The New Statesman).

Rik Mayall Book front cover complete-01

The book aims to offer a “deep dive into everything from his most notable work to his lesser-known, yet equally as fascinating moments.”

Rik Mayall: Comedy Genius is available to pre-order here.


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