Happy 66th, Rowan Atkinson!

Rowan Atkinson turns 66 today. Thankfully, for us, the comedic genius chose to put neither his degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Newcastle University nor his degree of MSc in Electrical Engineering from The Queen’s College, Oxford to use. His true calling became more clear after gaining national attention as member of The Oxford Revue at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 1976.

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Happy 2021 from Tellyspotting, Mr. Bean and Teddy!

Fresh off a quiet but rather ‘challenging’ Christmas Day celebration, Mr. Bean turns his efforts on New Year’s Eve, hosting a party with his friends Rupert and Hubert, fully equipped with party hats, music and some homemade snacks and drink. Unfortunately for Mr. Bean, his neighbor is throwing a bit more lively NYE party. Not to be deterred, Mr. Bean goes in search of that elusive New Year’s Day bargain!

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Class, pay attention! It’s Mr. Bean’s Essential COVID-19 Checklist!

Even in today’s unsettling times, one can never get enough of Mr. Bean. Our latest ‘Bean’ sighting is courtesy of the World Health Organization as they have come up with a new public service announcement to remind people to wash their hands, show kindness and maintain physical distance featuring global comedy icon, Mr Bean. In […]

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Happy 65th, Rowan Atkinson!

Rowan Atkinson, English actor, comedian, and screenwriter turns 65 today. While best known to audiences worldwide for his work on the sitcoms Blackadder and Mr. Bean and, more recently, for his stellar performance in Maigret, I first stumbled upon Atkinson’s brilliant talent in the BBC2 sketch comedy series, Not the Nine O’Clock News.

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Red Nose Day 2019 set for March 15 on BBC One

It’s time, once again, to don the bright red nose and get ready to settle in at 7p on Friday, 15 March on BBC1 and BBC2 when Red Nose Day 2019 brings some of the comedy’s best and brightest to telly. Who can forget some of the comedic brilliance from years past such as Dawn French’s 1999 […]

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Preview the visually stunning ‘Maigret’ + the brilliant Rowan Atkinson

Given his trademark pipe, fondness of fine alcohol and reliance on godlike intuition in solving cases, the character of Jules Maigret is frequently referred to as the Sherlock Holmes of France. Having first appeared in print in 1931, Maigret is the creation of Belgian author Georges Simenon who wrote 75 Maigret novels and is considered […]

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