Rik Mayall gets 'fake blue plaque' in west London

This 'fake blue plaque' appeared in Hammersmith last night. Credit: imgur

A fake blue plaque commemorating the late comedian Rik Mayall appeared in west London last night.

The circular sign, reading "Rik Mayall punched his friend in the balls on a bench near this spot" was attached to a barrier in Hammersmith, the Independent reported.

It was complete with a QR code which links users to a YouTube video of the opening titles to Mayall's sitcom Bottom.

The sequence shows Mayall punching co-star Ade Edmondson in the groin.

The 56-year-old died yesterday at his London home.

Read: Ade Edmondon's touchingly offensive tribute to Rik Mayall

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