Category: Rowan Atkinson

  • What’s The Opposite Of Mr Bean?
    What’s The Opposite Of Mr Bean?

    There’s not enough Mr Bean on this site, so what better way to remedy that than with an episode of setisoppO, wherein we work out his opposite. Along the way we also do Doom, and Cluedo. Here’s Mr Bean on This Morning.

  • Not Necessarily Rowan Atkinson
    Not Necessarily Rowan Atkinson

    This is interesting. A rare interview with Rowan Atkinson, this time for Good Morning America, in which he plugs Blackadder and the new ‘pilot’ Mr Bean. Here’s the US version of Not The Nine O’Clock News he mentions.

  • Blackadder At The 2000 Royal Variety Performance
    Blackadder At The 2000 Royal Variety Performance

    In a monologue written and introduced by Ben Elton, here’s Blackadder’s appearance at the Royal Variety Performance in 2000. There’s an obvious edit at the start of this. Wonder what was excised. I can’t seem to find my True History Of Blackadder by JF Roberts either to check. Where did I put it? Anyone know?

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  • Proctology: A Bottom Examination
    Proctology: A Bottom Examination

    For a long time now I’ve been wanting to write an old-fashioned programme guide. One you can hold in your hand and thumb through, make notes on, spill coffee on. So I did. Proctology: A Bottom Examination is my deep dive into Bottom, the hit BBC Two sitcom starring Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson. That’s…

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  • Re-Casting Keanu
    Re-Casting Keanu

    Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him eight years older than Clive Dunn was when he was first cast in Dad’s Army. But don’t panic, Clive Dunn was always playing much older characters than his own age. Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him seven years older than Stephanie Cole was when she was first…

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