The spirit of Blackadder has joined the battle against the Scottish government’s plans to expand hate crime laws, with Rowan Atkinson among cultural figures warning that the proposals could limit
Rowan Sebastian Atkinson (born 6 January 1955) is an English actor, comedian, and writer. He is best known for his work on the sitcoms Blackadder (1983–1989) and Mr. Bean (1990–1995). — Wikipedia
Forget the tweed-jacketed clown – the funniest Rowan Atkinson show of recent years doesn’t actually have Atkinson in it
‘I literally can’t believe what happened there’
The actor has grown weary of his beloved character. (And yes, he also shared his candid take on cancel culture.)
Rowan Atkinson and Sacha Baron Cohen are killing off two of comedy’s most indelible characters. They’ve picked the perfect time
(A lecture hall, as students file out)STUDENT: Have you a moment, professor? My name is Bob.BLACKADDER: Bob? But you’re a girl.STUDENT: That’s not how I identify.FLASHHEART: Is that a diploma in my
Bring it on!
Mr Bean and Blackadder star Rowan Atkinson says “it is scary for anyone who’s a victim of that mob”, referring to cancel culture.
Leading names from the Scottish arts world, including crime writers Val McDermid and Chris Brookmyre, have called for the Scottish Government’s controversial proposed hate crime legislation…
Mr Bean got there six years before Friends did.
The World Health Organisation is looking to promote safety guidelines to keep people safe during the coronavirus pandemic. Rowan Atkinson and the writers of the famous…
Played by actors including Marlon Brando, Danny DeVito and Rowan Atkinson, the tiny tyrant remains a subject of fascination (and mockery) on screen, writes Martin Chilton
The star of Blackadder and Mr Bean says online witch hunts are creating a simplistic, binary view of society.