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Rowan Atkinson

Director, Actor

Funny BusinessFunny Business
Feat. Rowan Atkinson
Rowan Atkinson illuminates the method behind the madness of film comedy using many key examples from screen history.
Secret Policeman's Ball, TheSecret Policeman's Ball, The (1979)
Feat. John Cleese, Michael Palin, Peter Cook
The third in the series of Amnesty International charity gigs and first 'Ball' featuring a series of Britain's finest comedians and musicians. Apart…
Secret Policeman's Other Ball, TheSecret Policeman's Other Ball, The (1981)
Dir. Julien Temple
Feat. John Cleese, Rowan Atkinson, Barry Humphries
Most comical and musical shenanigans performed for the benefit of Amnesty International in the second 'Ball' of the series. The Monty Python team…
Not the Nine O'Clock News (TV Series)Not the Nine O'Clock News (TV Series) (1982) Recommended
Feat. Rowan Atkinson, Mel Smith, Griff Rhys-Jones
The breakthrough series for comic superstars Rowan Atkinson, Mel Smith, Griff Rhys Jones and, er, Pamela Stephenson. The political sketches are as…
Blackadder 1 (TV Series)Blackadder 1 (TV Series) (The Black Adder) (1983)
Dir. Martin Shardlow
Feat. Rowan Atkinson, Brian Blessed, Tim McInnerny
Quirky, frequently funny inaugural series of the 80's comedy smash, set in Medieval England. Six episodes contained on one DVD or two tapes: 'The…
Blackadder - The Ultimate Edition BoxsetBlackadder - The Ultimate Edition Boxset (1983-1989) Aro Favourite
Feat. Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Tim McInnerny
All four "Blackadder" series (24 episodes), plus the specials ("Christmas Carol", "Back & Forth", "The Cavalier Years") remastered in a 6–disc…
Comic ReliefComic Relief (1986) Recommended
Feat. Rik Mayall, Nigel Planer, Christopher Ryan
The stars of THE YOUNG ONES (along with many other stellar Brit comedians) perform for charity, in this irreverant satirical stageshow.
Blackadder 2 (TV Series)Blackadder 2 (TV Series) (1986) Aro Favourite
Dir. Mandie Fletcher
Feat. Rowan Atkinson, Brian Blessed, Tim McInnerny
Definitive, bloody hilarious second series set in England, 1558–1603. Six episodes contained on one DVD or two tape volumes: 'Bells', 'Head',…
Blackadder 3 (TV Series)Blackadder 3 (TV Series) (1987) Aro Favourite
Dir. Mandie Fletcher
Feat. Rowan Atkinson, Hugh Laurie, Tony Robinson
Classic third series set in England 1760–1815. Six episodes contained on one DVD or two tape volumes: 'Dish and Dishonesty', 'Ink and…
Tall Guy, TheTall Guy, The (1989)
Dir. Mel Smith
Feat. Jeff Goldblum, Rowan Atkinson, Emma Thompson
Jeff Goldblum plays an American actor in England who faces successive crises with obnoxious employer Rowan Atkinson and love interest Emma Thompson.
Mr. Bean (TV Series)Mr. Bean (TV Series) (1989-1995) Recommended
Dir. John Howard Davies, John Birkin
Feat. Rowan Atkinson
The classic misadventures of Rowan Atkinson's inept alter–ego, updating and widely popularizing the 'silent' comedy style of comedians like…
Blackadder Goes Forth (TV Series)Blackadder Goes Forth (TV Series) (1989) Recommended
Dir. Richard Boden
Feat. Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson
Final official series, set on the Western Front 1917. Six episodes contained on a single DVD or two tape volumes: 'Captain Cook', 'Corporal…
Witches, TheWitches, The (1990) Recommended
Dir. Nicolas Roeg
Feat. Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher
Anjelica Huston is a scream as the grotesque Queen of witches who plots to rid the nation's children by turning them into mice! Marvellously macabre…
Rowan Atkinson LiveRowan Atkinson Live (1992)
Dir. Thomas Schlamme
Feat. Rowan Atkinson
A rare live performance from Rowan Atkinson, playing a variety of weird and wonderful characters in front of a live aud.
Four Weddings and a FuneralFour Weddings and a Funeral (1993) Aro Favourite
Dir. Mike Newell
Feat. Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell, John Hannah
Hugh Grant plays a loveable bachelor who is forever celebrating the romantic union of his friends, but is dreadfully reluctant to take the plunge…
Thin Blue Line, The (TV Series)Thin Blue Line, The (TV Series) (1995)
Dir. John Birkin
Feat. Rowan Atkinson, Serena Evans, Mina Anwar
Rowan Atkinson again unites with writer Ben Elton, for this comical parody of ‘The Bill’. Each season comprises of 7 episodes. Season…
BeanBean (1997)
Dir. Mel Smith
Feat. Rowan Atkinson
Rowan Atkinson's famous alter–ego gets to prank about in this fish–out–of–water Hollywood comedy but its Atkinson himself who…
Blackadder - Back and ForthBlackadder - Back and Forth (1999)
Dir. Paul Weiland
Feat. Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry
The old gang return for a one–off episode, whereby a present–day Lord Blackadder steps into a time–machine for a jaunt back through…
Maybe BabyMaybe Baby (2000)
Dir. Ben Elton
Feat. Hugh Laurie, Joely Richardson, Rowan Atkinson
Brit comic whizz–kid Ben Elton has a crack at the directing whip, adapting his semi–autobiographical novel about infertility;…
Rat RaceRat Race (2002)
Dir. Jerry Zucker
Feat. John Cleese, Whoopi Goldberg, Rowan Atkinson
A contemporary re–race of IT’S A MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD WORLD, wealthy John Cleese devising a money–scramble for $2 million among…
Scooby-DooScooby-Doo (2002)
Dir. Raja Gosnell
Feat. Sarah Michelle Geller, Matthew Lillard, Freddie Prinze Jnr.
The bumbling antics of pooch–detective ‘Scoob’ will continue to endear him to most youngsters in this big–screen version of the 1960s…
Blackadder's A Christmas CarolBlackadder's A Christmas Carol (2002)
Feat. Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Robbie Coltrane
Version of Charles Dickens' Christmas classic, completely Blackadder–ised for your viewing pleasure.
Johnny EnglishJohnny English (2003)
Dir. Peter Howitt
Feat. Rowan Atkinson, John Malkovich, Tim Pigott-Smith
A British spy spoof that through the expertise of Rowan Atkinson holds its own against the more sophisticated AUSTIN POWERS. When the entire…
Love ActuallyLove Actually (2003)
Dir. Richard Curtis
Feat. Colin Firth, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson
Golden–boy comedy writer Richard Curtis assumes directing duties for the first time but mislays the Midas touch he gained from penning “Four…
Keeping MumKeeping Mum (2005) Recommended
Dir. Niall Johnson
Feat. Rowan Atkinson, Kristin Scott Thomas, Maggie Smith
In the best English tradition of addled and yet deadly black comedy, this unravels the goings–on in a cute village, where the vicar (Atkinson)…
Mr. Bean's HolidayMr. Bean's Holiday (2007)
Dir. Steve Bendelack
Feat. Rowan Atkinson, Emma de Caunes, Willem Dafoe
Rubber–faced Rowan Atkinson returns to the big–screen with the bumbling Bean, his most accessible, successful comic hero. This time…
Johnny English RebornJohnny English Reborn (2011)
Dir. Oliver Parker
Feat. Rowan Atkinson, Rosamund Pike, Dominic West
The blundering Bond returns in this agreeably silly sequel. This time round a series of international assassins are hunting the Chinese premier, and…
Maigret (TV Series)Maigret (TV Series) (2016)
Dir. Ashley Pearce
Feat. Rowan Atkinson, Lucy Cohu, Shaun Dingwall
Rowan Atkinson plays it straight in this immaculate update of Georges Simenon's Inspector Jules Maigret, set in 1950s Paris. Across two features…
Johnny English Strikes AgainJohnny English Strikes Again (2018)
Dir. David Kerr
Feat. Rowan Atkinson, Ben Miller, Olga Kurylenko
Rowan Atkinson spoofs Bond again in this third installment of the Johnny English franchise, which sees the accidental secret agent going up against a…

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