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Rowan Atkinson Sells Mclaren F1 Supercar For £8 Million

Blackadder star Rowan Atkinson has sold his beloved McLaren F1 supercar for more than £8 million. The vehicle was listed for sale in January through London-based luxury car dealer Taylor & Crawley.Rowan Atkinson has sold...

Rowan Atkinson Sells Crash Car

The Johnny English star brought the MCLaren F1 for $864,000 (£540,000) in 1997 and it was first involved in a minor scrape in 1999. However, in 2011, it was was almost destroyed when...

Rowan Atkinson Sells Car For 8m

Rowan Atkinson has sold his car for £8 million.The 60-year-old comic agreed one of the ''biggest-ever'' vehicle deals in the UK by parting with his 240mph McLaren F1 sports car - which was rebuilt in...

Rowan Atkinson Selling Sports Car For $12.8 Million

British actor Rowan Atkinson is selling off his favourite sports car for $12.8 million (£8 million).The Mr. Bean star brought the MCLaren F1 for $864,000 (£540,000) in 1997 and since then its value has massively...

The 'Blackadder' Characters Were Real People. Oh, You Didn't Know?

Captain Blackadder, Lieutenant George and Private Baldrick, some of the most enduring comedy characters of all time, had real-life namesakes, it has emerged.The Blackadder characters were...actually...real people.The BBC comedy Blackadder, which covered four periods of...

Patsy Byrne, Actress Best Known As Nursie In 'Blackadder Ii', Dies Aged 80

Patsy Byrne, the British actress best known for her role as Nursie in Blackadder II, has died at the age of 80.Rowan Atkinson starred alongside Byrne in Blackadder II.An announcement in the Telegraph as Metro...

Rowan Atkinson Helps Car Crash Victim

British actor Rowan Atkinson rushed to the aid of a car crash victim following a nasty accident in Tuscany, Italy on Tuesday (27May14).The Mr. Bean star, who was involved in a car crash himself in...

Rowan Atkinson Splits From Wife - Report

British actor Rowan Atkinson has split from his wife of 23 years, according to U.K. reports.The Mr. Bean star is said to have separated from his longtime partner, Sunetra, after a period of estrangement....

Rowan Atkinson And Lady Gaga Top 2013'S Tv Complaints

A comedy sketch by veteran funnyman Rowan Atkinson and a racy performance by Lady Gaga have been named the most controversial U.K. Tv moments of 2013.The Mr. Bean star incurred the wrath of British Tv...

Rowan Atkinson Plays Surprise Comedy Show In London

British actor Rowan Atkinson stunned fans by performing a surprise comedy show in London this week (ends01Dec13).The Mr. Bean star hit the stage to perform in front of only 30 people at the city's Drink...

Tributes Pour In For Late Comic Mel Smith

Britain's leading comedy stars including Rowan Atkinson, Simon Pegg and Stephen Fry have paid tribute to British funnyman Mel Smith following his death on Friday (19Jul13).The 60-year-old comedian passed away at his home in north-west...

Rowan Atkinson Comedy Sketch Cleared By U.k. Watchdog Chiefs

Broadcasting regulators in the U.K. have cleared Bbc bosses of any wrongdoing after airing a controversial Tv comedy skit by British actor Rowan Atkinson as part of a charity fundraiser in March (13).The Mr. Bean...

Adele And Pj Harvey Among Those Honoured In Queen's Birthday Honours List

Adele has yet another award to stick on the mantlepiece; this time the singer has been awarded an MBE by Queen Elizabeth II as part of the royal's annual Birthday Honours List. Fellow female singer...

Adele & Rowan Atkinson Land Titles On Queen's Birthday Honors List

Singer Adele and Mr. Bean star Rowan Atkinson have been named among the recipients of coveted titles on Queen Elizabeth Ii's Birthday Honors List.The 87-year-old monarch has bestowed a Most Excellent Order of the British...

David Walliams Rules Out Hollywood Move

Funnyman David Walliams has ruled out pursuing a Hollywood career, insisting he has taken inspiration from fellow Brits Rowan Atkinson and Ronnie Barker by staying away from Tinseltown.The Little Britain star has enjoyed brief roles...

Rowan Atkinson's Brother Appalled By Tv Comedy Sketch

Rowan Atkinson's brother has condemned the funnyman's controversial appearance on Britain's Comic Relief fundraiser, insisting he was "appalled" by the comedian's "adolescent" and "pathetic" use of bad language.The Mr. Bean star dressed up as the...

Tv Bosses Address Controversial Rowan Atkinson Joke

British Tv bosses have insisted Rowan Atkinson "did not mean to cause any offence" by using bad language during a controversial comedy skit for a charity telethon.The Mr. Bean actor was among the stars who...

Mr. Bean's $1.4m Car Repair The Biggest Repair Bill Ever In Britain

It's officially the most expensive; Mr. Bean's $1.4m (£910k) car repair tops an unwanted chart after Rowan Atkinson's insurance company shelled out big bucks to fix his McLaren F1.Atkinson crashed McLaren F1 - which can...

Rowan Atkinson Supercar Cost $1.4 Million To Repair

British actor Rowan Atkinson's supercar cost $1.4 million (£910,000) to repair after a 2011 smash.The Johnny English star was hospitalised after crashing his luxury MCLaren F1 vehicle, which spun off the road and hit a...

No More Mr Bean: Rowan Atkinson A Revelation In 'Quatermaine's Terms'

Rowan Atkinson, the British actor best known for his comic turns in Johnny English, Blackadder and Mr Bean, has received astonishingly good reviews for his first serious stage role in 25 years. Atkinson, 58, plays...

Rowan Atkinson Returns To The Stage For Simon Gray Play

Mr. Bean star Rowan Atkinson is returning to the London stage to star in the late Simon Gray's upcoming West End play Quartermaine's Terms.The 58 year old funnyman won't be playing for laughs - Atkinson...

Fans Give Their Own Spin On The Kate Middleton Portrait Saga

By now, just about everyone has seen the first official portrait of future Queen Kate Middleton, and just about all of those who have seen it agree that it really doesn't do the duchess any...

Rowan Atkinson's Mild Olympic Nerves

Rowan Atkinson was more nervous about doing a speech at a wedding than performing at the Olympics opening ceremony.The actor was watched by an estimated 900 million people around the world when he performed as...

Rowan Atkinson: 'I Don't Want To Play Mr. Bean Any More'

British actor Rowan Atkinson fears the end is in sight for his beloved comedy creation Mr. Bean as playing him has become "childish and sad".Atkinson's famously bumbling character debuted on British television in 1990, with...

Rowan Atkinson Calls For Change In U.k. Insult Law

British actor Rowan Atkinson has called on U.K. officials to change a law on insults in a bid to halt the "creeping culture of censoriousness".The Mr. Bean star delivered a speech at a parliamentary reception...

Unfinished Blackadder Script Re-discovered ; Could There Be A Final Hurrah?

Popular British comic character Blackadder looks like he could have one more role up his sleeve, after a 'lost Christmas special' was re-discovered by scriptwriter Richard Curtis. Played by the actor Rowan Atkinson, Blackadder...

Chanel Ready To Launch New Scent

Chanel are finalising the release of their new Coco Noir scent.The fragrance is in homage to the late designer Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel, and is intended to focus on the interplay between light and dark and...

James Bond And The Parachuting Queen - A Highlight Of London 2012 Ceremony

Everyone always remembers an unusual JAMES BOND Girl but the Queen really took the biscuit on Friday when she took part in a Bond-related skit for Danny Boyle's London 2012 Olympics opening ceremony. The Daily...

Arctic Monkeys Beatles Cover Soars Up Itunes Singles Chart

Arctic Monkeys' cover of 'Come Together' by The Beatles is quickly climbing up the UK singles chart, according to Nme.com today (July 30, 2012). The band played the track as part of the Olympics opening...

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