Rowan Atkinson celebrates Mr Bean ‘s Anniversary at Buckingham Palace

Blackadder return is ‘on the cards’, says Sir Tony Robinson

blackA new series of top 1980s BBC comedy Blackadder is “on the cards”, star Sir Tony Robinson has said, as long as they can afford Hugh Laurie’s wages. Read the rest of this entry »

Rowan Atkinson departs to Hungary to film Maigret

rowan-atkinson-232581465A major new two-part adaptation of Georges Simenon’s Maigret with Rowan Atkinson in the title role will begin shooting soon in Hungary. Read the rest of this entry »

Rowan Atkinson performing in Horrible Histories

Five (and a half) comedians influenced by ABBA

abbaWith Eurovision rapidly approaching most of us are recalling the dazzling days of yore where the contest could create lasting stars and songs the whole world remembered.
No act, though, could ever match the massive legend that would become ABBA the fabulous foursome left a legacy that continues to influence new generations.
The most interesting thing is that ABBA did not just touch the gay scene and the music scene, but the comedy scene as well.
Let’s take a look at some British comedians whose acts were touched by Swedish genius. Read the rest of this entry »

Relax people, Ben Elton’s new sitcom is not THAT bad – Why he has actually created a FIRST for LGTB TV and was it written for Rowan Atkinson ??

beneltonIn the last few days review writers have laid into Ben Elton as if he had become the baby-eating Bishop of Bath and Wells himself. Read the rest of this entry »

BBC Facing Ofcom Investigation Over Rowan Atkinson’s Archbishop Comic Relief Sketch

Rowan ComicThe BBC is reportedly under investigation by TV regulators Ofcom over Rowan Atkinson’s Comic Relief sketch. Read the rest of this entry »

Angry John Cleese: ‘BBC bosses don’t know how to make comedy shows anymore’

johncleeseDays after the Rowan Atkinson scandal, an interview with his friend, and other comedy legend John Cleese has been released in which the star blasts BBC bosses Read the rest of this entry »

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