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 5 May 2017 | 11:02 pm
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 10 best things to do this week - The
The GuardianThe 10 best things to do this weekThe GuardianMarsha Fitzalan and Nicholas Le Prevost in Ayckbourn's How The Other Half Loves. Photograph: Tristram Kenton for the Guardian. Prolific, popular: two attributes guaranteed to turn up certain noses in the literary establishment. Alan Ayckbourn may be ...
Posted on 8 April 2016 | 7:10 am
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
Castles aren't just for boys! Duke of
Daily MailCastles aren't just for boys! Duke of Norfolk's niece calls for change in inheritance laws after her mother missed ...Daily MailLady Kinvara Balfour, whose grandfather was the 17th Duke of Norfolk, has called for the 'archaic, mad and bonkers' law of primogeniture to be overhauled. Lady Kinvara decided to speak out after her mother, Lady Tessa, missed out on inheriting Arundel ...and more »
Posted on 2 May 2015 | 6:46 am
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