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Marks: Rik was a true gentleman

Actor and comedian Rik Mayall, who starred in shows like The Young Ones and Bottom, died on Monday at his home in Barnes, south London.

Police said his death was not believed to be suspicious.

Tributes have been pouring in from friends, colleagues and fans.

Laurence Marks, co-creator of The New Statesman in which Mayall starred, spoke to BBC News about his memories of working with him.

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