British Comedy Guide

Bottom. Image shows from L to R: Richie Richard (Rik Mayall), Eddie Hitler (Adrian Edmondson). Copyright: BBC.


BBC Two sitcom about two rude men. 18 episodes (3 series), 1991 - 1995. Stars Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson.

Series 2, Episode 2 is repeated on Gold on Saturday at 11:45pm.

Series 1, Episode 6 - Accident

It's Richie's birthday and he's determined to have fun. Unfortunately, no one has turned up for his party, nor sent him any cards, and Eddie's hardly going to make things better ... especially when he breaks a leg.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 29th October 1991
30 minutes


  1. Thursday 25th March 2010 at 11:40pm on Dave
  2. Sunday 23rd May 2010 at 10:20pm on Dave
  3. Friday 7th October 2011 at 11:30pm on Gold
  4. Saturday 8th October 2011 at 1:25am on Gold
  5. Tuesday 24th January 2012 at 12:40am on Gold
  6. Tuesday 24th January 2012 at 11:20pm on Gold
  7. Sunday 10th June 2012 at 10:20pm on Gold
  8. Monday 11th June 2012 at 1:00am on Gold
  9. Saturday 28th June 2014 at 12:20am on Gold
  10. Wednesday 1st April 2015 at 11:00pm on Gold
  11. Thursday 2nd April 2015 at 2:40am on Gold
  12. Saturday 18th July 2015 at 11:00pm on Gold
  13. Sunday 19th July 2015 at 2:00am on Gold
  14. Saturday 13th February 2016 at 10:20pm on Gold
  15. Friday 29th July 2016 at 11:00pm on Gold
  16. Friday 27th January 2017 at 10:20pm on Gold
  17. Saturday 8th April 2017 at 11:00pm on Gold
  18. Friday 14th July 2017 at 11:40pm on Gold
  19. Wednesday 26th July 2017 at 11:55pm on Gold
  20. Thursday 27th July 2017 at 2:10am on Gold
  21. Sunday 18th March 2018 at 12:00am on Gold

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rik Mayall Richie Richard
Adrian Edmondson Eddie Hitler
Guest cast
David Lloyd 1st Party Guest
Wayne Michaels Party Guest in Leather Jacket
Steven O'Donnell (as Steve O'Donnell) Spudgun
Christopher Ryan Dave Hedgehog
Mark Williams Angry Boyfriend
Writing team
Rik Mayall Writer
Adrian Edmondson Writer
Production team
Ed Bye Director
Ed Bye Producer
Ed Wooden Editor
Bob Cove Production Designer
Chris Hull Production Designer

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