Family and friends mourn TV comedian Rik Mayall

Friends and family gathered to pay their respects to late comedy star Rik Mayall today as his funeral took place in a country village.

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Comedy's famous faces gather for Mayall funeral

Some of Britain's most famous comic stars gathered for the funeral of comic actor Rik Mayall in Devon today.

The star of the Young Ones, Bottom and Blackadder died last week at home, aged 56.

Writer and comedian Ben Elton arrives. Credit: Press Association
Writer and comedian Peter Richardson (left). Credit: Press Association
Adrian Edmondson smiles as he leaves St George's Church, Dittisham, Devon. Credit: Press Association
Actor Alan Rickman also attended. Credit: Press Association

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