Ade drops his Bottom
TELLY funnymen Ade Edmondson and Rik Mayall have ditched plans to revive their sit-com Bottom.
The one-time Young Ones hoped to return to the roles of Eddie Hitler and Richie Richard after a break of 17 years.
The reunion was set to be a six-episode series based on their 1997 live stage show Hooligan’s Island, but the TV comeback has now been scrapped.
Ade ( above) 55, revealed: “There isn’t a Bottom Series Four. There isn’t anything.
“Rik and I started working on something and we realised why we stopped working together. It wasn’t working.”
He added: “I’m aware people think comedy’s easy to do and write, and it relatively is, to be honest. But once you get to a certain age you want to do things you really enjoy, not just things you can do.”