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Chess Rules

Duration: 01:00

Bottom is a sitcom from the early 1990's, written by and starring Adrian Edmondson and Rik Mayall. Eddie and Richie are two desperate flatmates on the dole, living in a flat in Hammersmith. In the absence of a TV, they try to fend off boredom by playing chess. Eddie tries to explain the game to Richie with a chess board comprising of chess pieces and household ornaments.

Available since: Wed 7 Jul 2010


Adrian Edmondson
Rik Mayall
Adrian Edmonson
Rik Mayall
Ed Bye

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Bottom Series 2, Culture

2/6 Richie and Eddie's life takes a further step down the ladder when their TV is taken away.

First broadcast: 12 Nov 1993

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