Adrian Charles Edmondson (born 24 January 1957) is an English comedian, actor, musician and television presenter. He was part of the alternative comedy boom in the early 1980s and had roles in the television series The Young Ones (1982–1984) and Bottom (1991–1995), which he wrote together with his collaborative partner Rik Mayall.
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Nov 29, 2019 · Adrian Edmondson hit back at questions about late pal Rik Mayall, following his death in 2014. The EastEnders actor became best friends with the comedian at university, later working together on...
Mini Bio (1) Adrian Edmondson was born in Bradford, Yorkshire. He went to Manchester University to study drama. Whilst he was there he met Rik Mayall, and the pair began performing as 20th Century Coyote.
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Edmondson, the second of four children, was born in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire to Dorothy Eileen Sturgeon and Fred Edmondson (1929-2014). As a child, he lived with his family in a variety of places including Cyprus, Bahrain, and Uganda, where his father was a teacher in the armed forces. In the mid-1980s, his father became the deputy headmaster at the former Drummond Middle School in Manningham, Bradford. Edmondson attended Pocklington School, East Riding of Yorkshirefrom 1968 to 1975. In an interview with the Times Educational Supplement, he stated that he did not enjoy his education at Pocklington. Edmondson calculated that during his time at Pocklington, he received a total of 66 strokes of the cane as well as frequent slipperings. By the time he was in sixth form, with his parents working abroad, Edmondson began to enjoy himself, "which involved lots of drinking and smoking and petty acts of vandalism." He m...
Under the name 20th Century Coyote, Edmondson and Mayall became one of the star attractions at The Comedy Store. As their popularity grew, Edmondson, Mayall and other upcoming comedians, including Nigel Planer, Peter Richardson, Alexei Sayle, and French and Saunders moved from the Comedy Store to The Comic Strip club. The Comic Strip soon gained a reputation as one of the most popular comedy clubs in London and soon came to the attention of Channel 4. Edmon...
Edmondson played Brad Majors in the 1990 West End run of The Rocky Horror Show, alongside Tim McInnerny as Frank-N-Furter and Ed Tudor-Pole as Riff-Raff. He also appears on the soundtrack album of the production. In 1991, he teamed with his comedy partner Rik Mayall once more, this time co-writing and co-starring in their own sitcom, Bottom. Edmondson starred as "Edward Elizabeth Hitler" opposite Mayall's "Richard Richard". The series featured the slapstick, crude...
Edmondson appeared regularly as Brendan Baxter in Series 4 of the BBC mystery series Jonathan Creek, broadcast in 2003–2004. He had a lead role playing an NHS doctor in the comedy series Doctors and Nurses first broadcast in early 2004. In Surviving Disaster, a BBC docudrama about the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, broadcast at the start of 2006, Edmondson played the role of Dr Valery Legasov. In 2005 he appeared as a celebrity model on Star Portraits with Rolf Harris....
In 1984, Edmondson formed the spoof Heavy Metal band Bad News as part of The Comic Strip Presents... series with Comic Strip regulars Rik Mayall, Nigel Planer and Peter Richardson. The band proved popular, and they released two singles (neither of which reached the top 40) and two studio albums. They also played a series of small gigs around the country, culminating in their performance at the Monsters of Rockfestival in 1986. On one occasion, Edmondson, Mayall and Planer as their "Young Ones" characters did a parody of the song "My Generation" by The Who. In 1986, Edmondson achieved a number one hit in the UK singles charts when he and his co-stars from The Young Ones teamed up with Cliff Richard to record a new version of "Living Doll" for the inaugural Comic Relief campaign. Despite having been killed off in the final episode of the series, Edmondson played Vyvyan one last time in the video. The same year he co-wrote the book How...
Edmonson is married to comedian Jennifer Saunders and they have three daughters, musician Ella, actress Beattie and Freya. They have houses in Devon and London. On 27 August 2012, Edmondson and Saunders became grandparents when their daughter Ella gave birth to a baby boy, Fred. In 2014, Ella gave birth to another son, Albert.Ella gave birth to their first granddaughter Ivy in August 2016. Edmondson is a supporter and current season ticket holder of League 2 football team Exeter City F.C. and often watches them at home and away matches and follows them on Twitter. He also wrote the foreword to Nick Spencer's Never say die: the remarkable rise of Exeter City, in which he stated that he is a member of the Trust. When Rik Mayall died in June 2014, Edmondson was one of the pallbearersat Mayall's funeral.
Adrian Charles "Ade" Edmondson is an English comedian, writer, director, actor, and musician. He is probably best known for his comedic roles in the television series The Young Ones (1982–1984) and Bottom (1991–2003), which he also wrote together with his long-time comedy partner Rik Mayall.
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Adrian Charles "Ade" Edmondson (born January 24, 1957) is an English actor and comedian who portrayed Edrison Peavey in Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi. This article is a stub about a person in real life. You can help Wookieepedia by expanding it.
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Nov 29, 2019 · Tense: Good Morning Britain came to a very awkward end on Friday during an interview with Ade Edmondson, 62, in which he was grilled about his late friend Rik Mayall (left) Things started off well...
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Adrian Edmondson was born in Bradford, Yorkshire. He went to Manchester University to study drama. ... Born: January 24, 1957
While his wife Jennifer Saunders has been enduring a 'brutal' course of treatment for breast cancer over the past year, Adrian Edmondson has been desperately trying to support her and their three...