rowan atkinson stars in a one off blackadder christmas special

Blackadder’s Christmas Carol

Blackadder's Christmas Carol - 1988 The second of the one off specials the series produced sees Blackadder in the story of Scrooge (A Christmas Carol) with a twist.SummaryEbeneezer Blackadder is the Vi...
rowan atkinson is Mr Bean in the hit TV shows of the same name

Mr Bean, What Happened Next

Mr Bean, What Happened Next Mr Bean took a final bow as a regular live action TV character in 1995.  However the character has made a number of appearances since, apart from the animated series and the two fea...

James Bond And The Satirist

James Bond And The Satirist As the new Bond film was released this week we've been looking at some of the humorous side of the franchise and what comes from it.  We started earlier in the week with some of tho...
rowan atkinson plays a secret agent for barclaycard ads

Commercial Break Time…

Rowan Atkinson Joins The Secret Service Watching an old VHS video (yes remember them!) I came across an ad for Barclaycard within the trailers.  I'd quite forgotten about these little gems, yes it's the multi ...

Comic Relief, The Early Years

Comic Relief, The Early Years, 1986, 1988 Today is Red Nose Day, raising money for Comic Relief.  We thought we'd look back to the launch of the charity and it's first telethon.Comic Relief was launched li...

Blackadder – The Cavalier Years

Blackadder - The Cavalier Years - 1988 The Cavalier Years was a 15 minute one-off edition of Blackadder set during the English Civil War, shown as part of Comic Relief's Red Nose Day in 1988.It is set betw...

Not The Nine O’Clock News

Not The Nine O'Clock News, 1979 A true classic of it's time, that's still just as funny today.  This comedy sketch show ran for 27 episodes over 4 series between 1979 and 1982 as an alternative to the BBC1 Nin...

Happy Birthday Mr Bean

Happy Birthday Mr Bean, 2021 Happy Birthday Mr Bean is a one off documentary made to mark 30 years since the first episode was broadcast in January 1990.Has it really been 30 years? and on the back of the ...

Merry Christmas From Mr Bean

Merry Christmas Mr Bean, 1992 Merry Christmas Mr Bean was the seventh episode in the popular series.  On it's first transmission it was watched by 18.48 million viewers.Merry Christmas Mr Bean was signific...