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Adrian Edmond Biography (1957-)
Born January 24, 1957, in Bradford, England; father, a teacher for the ArmedForces; married Jennifer Saunders (an actress and writer) Career: Actor and comedian. Founded Twentieth Century Coyote (a comedy duo) with Rik Mayall; appeared throughout Great Britain with Twentieth Century Coyote and as asolo comedian, c. 1979-80; The Comic Strip (a comedy group), Boulevard Theatre, co-founder, 1980, and toured throughout United Kingdom and Australia, 1981-82; formed a film company with members of The Comic Strip. Addresses:Contact: c/o Jonathon Altaras, Jonathon Altaras Association Limited, 2 Goodwins Court, London WC 2N 4LL, United Kingdom.
- actor, comedian
- Birth Details
- January 24, 1957
- Bradford, England
- Various characters, The Comic Strip Presents, Channel 4 (England), 1982-93
- Vyvyan Basterd, The Young Ones, BBC, 1985-89
- Voice, Spitting Image, 1984
- Guy Fuddle, Happy Families, BBC, 1985
- Sir Adrian Dangerous, The Dangerous Brothers Present, 1986
- Edward Catflap, Filthy, Rich and Catflap, BBC, 1987
Snakes and Ladders, Yorkshire TV, 1989
- Edward "Eddie" Elizabeth Hitler, Bottom, BBC, 1991-95
- Gordon Spry, If You See God, Tell Him, 1993
- Voice of Limbs Jones, Captain Star, 1997
Boom Boom, Out Go the Lights, 1981
- Keith Marshall, Kevin Turvey: The Man Behind the Green Door, 1982
- Phil Burke, Newshounds, BBC, 1990
- Dominic Jones, Anna Lee: The Cook's Tale, A&E, 1994
- Zeich, Young Indiana Jones and the Treasure of the Peacock's Eye,The Family Channel, 1995
- Ace Face/Bellboy, Mastercard Masters of Music Concert for the Prince'sTrust, 1996
- Dame Dolly, Jack and the Beanstalk, 1998
- Also appeared in Tiny Hardwicke House;
Eat the Rich; as TheCook, The Cook's Tale; Vim Fuego/Alan Metcalf, Bad News.
- Simon Knowles, "One Easy Lesson," Press Gang, 1989
- Baron Von Richtofen, "Plan D: Private Plane," Blackadder Goes Forth, BBC, 1989
Rita Rudner, 1990
- Hamish, "Magazine," Absolutely Fabulous, 1992
- Reader, "Harvey Angell," Jackanory, 1993
- Hamish, "New Best Friend," Absolutely Fabulous, Comedy Central, 1994
- Dewhurst, "The Organisation," Look at the State We're In, 1995
- Ian, "Four Men in a Car," The Comic Strip Presents, 1998
- Also appeared in The Lenny Henry Show; "The Dangerous Brothers," Saturday Night Live.
The Rita Rudner Special, A&E, 1991
- Directed Bad News;
- Directed The Comic Strip Presents.
- Creator, The Dangerous Brothers Present, 1986
- Creator, Bottom, BBC, 1991-95
Fundamental Frolics, 1981
- Dennis Carter, The Supergrass (also known as The Comic Strip Presents the Supergrass), 1985
- Alun Pickersgill, Honest, Decent & True, 1985
- Sir Adrian Dangerous, Dangerous Brothers Present: World Danger, 1986
- Charles, Eat the Rich, 1987
- Vim Fuego/Alan Metcalf, More Bad News, 1987
- Ade, Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door, 1987
- Adrian, Slim, and policeman, The Strike, 1987
- Father Rookie, The Pope Must Die (also known as The Pope Must Diet), 1991
- John Majors, The Red Nose of Courage, 1992
- Edward Hitler, Bottom Live, 1993
- Edward Hitler, Bottom Live: The Big Number 2 Tour, 1995
- Edward Hitler, Bottom Live 3: Hooligan's Island, 1997
- Also appeared in Friday Night, Saturday Morning;
The Magnificent One.
French and Saunders Live, 1993
More Bad News, 1987
- Brad, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Piccadilly Theatre, London, England, 1990
- Narrator, Carnival of Animals, Ballet due Rhin, Sadlers Wells Theatre, London, 1992
- Appeared in Kevin Turvey and the Bastard Squad, British cities; Bottom, 1993, 1995, and 1997 ; as Trofimov and Gayeve, The White Glove, Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, England; Alun, Honest, Decent and True;
Waiting for Godot, London, 1991.
- With Twentieth Century Coyote appeared on Radio 4 (England).
More Bad News, 1987
Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door, 1987
- Wrote Bad News;
- Wrote episodes of The Comic Strip Presents, Channel 4 (England); "The Dangerous Brothers," Saturday Night Live.
- Wrote The Gobbler.
- (With Mark Leigh and Mike Lepine) How to be a Complete B*stard, 1984
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