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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Rowan Atkinson returns to the pulpit in BBC Radio 4 comedy, #Godswork

Over the years, the Brits have placed an importance on developing radio drama and comedy, whether experimental or alternative, as a means of showcasing new talent, providing a venue for established talent and incubating new ideas that could, quite possibly, find its way to television. BBC Radio 4, in particular, is the master of the […]

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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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British Airways raises the bar, once again, with pre-flight safety video you will actually pay attention to!

They’ve got their Oscars, they’ve got their BAFTAs, but it seems what Britain’s top actors really want is a chance to get a line in British Airways’ in-flight safety video. Beginning this month, air travelers on British Airways will experience first hand the airlines newest pre-flight safety video created in conjunction with Comic Relief, the […]

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Christmas to come early as ‘Love Actually’ live concert tour with full orchestra starts Dec 1!

What will forever go down in history alongside It’s a Wonderful Life and A Christmas Story as a perennial Christmas movie favorite is getting a new life almost 15 years after its original release thanks to an upcoming 2017 Christmas holiday live concert tour complete with full orchestra. Richard Curtis’ Love Actually, fresh off a very successful Red Nose Day Actually reunion during the […]

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