Pity the failed prospective MPs – they've
The GuardianPity the failed prospective MPs – they've all got Mad Candidate's DiseaseThe GuardianRik Mayall and Marsha Fitzalan as Alan and Sarah B'stard. 'Candidates in even the most hopeless seats cling on to the fantasy that they could win.' Rik Mayall and Marsha Fitzalan pose as their comic TV characters Alan and Sarah B'Stard in 2006.
Posted on 8 June 2017 | 6:37 am
Alan B'Stard: 'When Rik Mayall died, we
The GuardianAlan B'Stard: 'When Rik Mayall died, we thought the idea died with him'The GuardianRik Mayall and Marsha Fitzalan launch the stage adaptation of The New Statesman in 2006. Photograph: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images. The pair are plotting to create a new version of the show, doing for the Steve Bannon age of rightwing populism what ...
Posted on 6 May 2017 | 12:39 am
Torment of the New Age Duchess: She's a free
Daily MailTorment of the New Age Duchess: She's a free spirit who loves yoga and chanting. He's the 'pompous' head of Britain ...Daily MailAt the time of their separation, which I first reported in the Mail five years ago, the Duke — whose three sisters include Lady Carina, widow of the broadcaster Sir David Frost, and the actress Marsha Fitzalan, who starred as Rik Mayall's wife in the ...
Posted on 26 August 2016 | 2:00 pm
The New Statesman (1987) - British Comedy
British Comedy GuideThe New Statesman (1987)British Comedy GuideThe New Statesman (1987). Like this show. ITV sitcom about a ruthless politician. 28 episodes (4 series), 1987 - 1994. Stars Rik Mayall, Michael Troughton, Marsha Fitzalan, Rowena Cooper and others.
Posted on 27 January 2016 | 3:46 am
British comic Rik Mayall of 'The Young Ones'
Washington PostBritish comic Rik Mayall of 'The Young Ones' and 'Drop Dead Fred' dies at 56Washington PostRik Mayall, one of a generation of performers who injected anarchic energy into British comedy on series such as “The Young Ones,” died June 9 at his home in London. He was 56. Mr. Mayall's management firm, Brunskill Management, confirmed the death.Rik Mayall: Fan's family requested a signed birthday card and this is his entertainingly offensive responseThe IndependentNo! Rik Mayall's political campaignsBBC Newsall 288 news articles »
Posted on 10 June 2014 | 4:22 pm
What to Watch: Tonight's TV Picks: Fargo,
Also starring Michael Troughton, Marsha Fitzalan and John Woodvine. Joey Essex returns to our screens tonight, and this time the former TOWIE star is heading out to Brazil. Following on from his recent African adventure, the Essex boy's journey of ...
Posted on 21 June 2014 | 9:46 pm
Rik Mayall “was an absolute genius”
RETIRED actress Marsha Fitzalan says she wouldn’t have been so successful if it hadn’t been for her friend Rik Mayall, who died this week, writes Helen Patchett. The pair starred together in The New Statesman, a political satire which was broadcast ...
Posted on 11 June 2014 | 10:27 pm
The Queen shows us who isn't boss
The stand-in Queen is played brilliantly by his sister, Marsha Fitzalan-Howard, the actress best known for being Alan B'Stard's wife in the television comedy The New Statesman. The heralds are told to keep the procession through the Royal Gallery slow so ...
Posted on 4 June 2014 | 2:12 am
Anne, Duchess of Norfolk
They had two sons — Edward, now the 18th Duke of Norfolk, and Gerald — and three daughters: Tessa, who is married to the 5th Earl of Balfour; Marcia (the actress Marsha Fitzalan) ; and Carina, wife of the television personality Sir David Frost.
Posted on 12 April 2013 | 3:26 am
The Duke’s pretty niece, Lady Kinvara Balfour, 35, is this week on a trip to the U.S ... her aunts include Sir David Frost’s wife Carina, and the actress Marsha Fitzalan. Says a friend: ‘She is very pretty and vivacious and deserves something ...
Posted on 28 April 2011 | 9:18 am