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Atkinson Fights To Amend Religious Hatred Bill

British funnyman ROWAN ATKINSON has slammed a controversial British government bill banning incitement to religious hatred as "grievously damaging" to the theatre. The ruling became more wide-ranging after intense pressure from the Muslim community,...

Atkinson To Appear In School Production Of Oliver

British comedian ROWAN ATKINSON has signed up to appear on stage in the musical OLIVER! - for his son's school play. The MR BEAN actor has taken two weeks out of his schedule to...

Blackadder To Return In 2006

Classic BBC comedy BLACKADDER will return to British TV screens for the fifth time next year (06) - 17 years after the last series ended with the deaths of its lead characters. Actor ROWAN...

Stars Gather For Charles And Camilla's Blessing

British royal PRINCE CHARLES and his future wife CAMILLA PARKER-BOWLES have drawn up a star-studded guest list for their blessing at Windsor Castle next month (8APR05). The guests invited to the royal blessing, which...

Bbc Slams Blackadder Comeback Reports

LATEST: British broadcasters BBC has slammed reports they are resurrecting classic TV comedy BLACKADDER. Former Blackadder star TONY ROBINSON, who played unwashed servant BALDRICK, told ITV1 magazine show THIS MORNING earlier this week (begs07FEB05),...

Blackadder Returns

LOVE ACTUALLY star ROWAN ATKINSON has thrilled fans of classic British TV comedy BLACKADDER, by agreeing to reprise his role as EDMUND BLACKADDER in a new series set in the swinging Sixties. Previous series...

Surprise Party Reduces Atkinson To Tears

LOVE ACTUALLY star ROWAN ATKINSON was reduced to tears by a surprise party arranged by his wife to mark his 50th birthday. SUNETRA spent months planning the anniversary bash held at her husband's former...

Star Wars Character Is Most Annoying

STAR WARS: THE PHANTOM MENACE's JAR JAR BINKS has been voted the most annoying character in movie history - beating EDDIE MURPHY's DONKEY in SHREK and SHREK 2. The elastic-tongue creature from the...

Radcliffe Pines For Day-lewis

HARRY POTTER star DANIEL RADCLIFFE desperately wants DANIEL DAY-LEWIS to take a part in a future film in the blockbusting series. Radcliffe, 15, regularly hears unfounded on-set rumours that British actors including ROWAN ATKINSON...

Atkinson Campaigns Against Anti-religious Satire Law

BEAN star ROWAN ATKINSON will try to persuade the British government to drop a new law he claims infringes on "free speech" tomorrow (06DEC04). Atkinson, 49, will tell Members of Parliament and peers that...

Mr Bean Big In Brazil

MR BEAN star ROWAN ATKINSON has been warned never to visit Brazil - because his character is so popular there he could be mobbed to death. The 49-year-old British comic was astounded when a...

Aniston To Front Barclaycard Campaign

FRIENDS beauty JENNIFER ANISTON has been unveiled as the new face of credit card giant BARCLAYCARD. The stunning 35-year-old - who is married to Hollywood superstar BRAD PITT - will feature in a string...

Atkinson Accepts 'Substantial' Damages

Movie star ROWAN ATKINSON has accepted "substantial" five figure libel damages over newspaper allegations he was suffering from severe depression - which he will donate to a mental health charity. Britain's ASSOCIATED NEWSPAPERS published...

Sophie Dahl Worries For Ailing Mother

British supermodel SOPHIE DAHL is worrying friends as she struggles to deal with her mother TESSA's long spell in an American rehabilitation centre - due to her alarming weight loss. The stunning blonde's beloved...

Atkinson Slams Potter Reports

LATEST: British comic ROWAN ATKINSON has slammed reports that he will take the role of LORD VOLDEMORT in HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE as lies. The MR BEAN star - who has recently...

Atkinson Becomes Potter Baddie

ROWAN ATKINSON is trying to overcome the depression caused by the critical mauling of his last film by becoming a villain - he's playing LORD VOLDEMORT in the new HARRY POTTER film. The British...

Rowan Atkinson Checks Into Clinic

BLACKADDER comedian ROWAN ATKINSON is being treated for depression following the critical failure of his latest film JOHNNY ENGLISH. The 48-year-old MR BEAN star was reportedly upset following bad reviews for the spy caper,...

Blaine Attacked With Full Breakfast

Wacky magician DAVID BLAINE's ability to cope without food has been put to the ultimate test by British comedian HENRY NAYLOR - who threw a full English breakfast at him. Naylor, 37, was arrested...

Cowell Tops UK's Media Rich List

Sharp-tongued AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL is the highest earning celebrity media owner in Britain, according to a new rich list. Cowell, 43, is reportedly worth $48 million (GBP30 million) thanks to his management...

Rowan Atkinson Strips On American Tv

British comedian ROWAN ATKINSON gave American audiences a real eyeful on Monday night (21JUL03) - when he stripped down to a pair of swimming trunks on LIVE TV. The JOHNNY ENGLISH star was a...

Rowan's Race Car

Car fanatic ROWAN ATKINSON is convinced he owns the best car ever made - a MCLAREN F1. The British funnyman owns a fleet of speedy cars, but he has no doubt which is his...

Rowan Atkinson: Call Me Mr Bean

British funnyman ROWAN ATKINSON being called MR BEAN by strangers - because he prefers to hide behind his silent comic creation. The reclusive star admits he's uncomfortable when fans expect him to be himself....

Atkinson In Car Crash Drama

JOHNNY ENGLISH star ROWAN ATKINSON crashed his car at high speed yesterday (04MAY03) - at a ASTON MARTIN owners track race. The funnyman's V8 ZAGATO hurtled off the track at Mallory Park in Leicestershire,...

Rowan Stumbles At Kissing Block

Bumbling British buffoon ROWAN ATKINSON needed 25 takes when his latest film JOHNNY ENGLISH demanded him to kiss sexy co-star TASHA DE VASCONCELOS. The BEAN star left the crew in stitches of laughter as...

Rowan Steers Clear Of The Stage

Rubber-faced funnyman ROWAN ATKINSON has ruled out a return to theatre. The JOHNNY ENGLISH star says that treading the boards takes up too much time. He says, "I used to do a lot...

Bean.s Old School Tie

JOHNNY ENGLISH star ROWAN ATKINSON went to school with British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR - although he's never met him. The 48-year-old comic actor - famous for playing MR BEAN - never came into...

Bean Beats Around The Bush

Comic-actor ROWAN ATKINSON has lashed-out at America's current political climate - slating President GEORGE W BUSH for his stance on war. The JOHNNY ENGLISH star believes people in America take themselves too seriously....

Imbruglia.s Aussie Work Ethic

Movie babe NATALIE IMBRUGLIA has hailed the hard working attitude of her fellow Australians - and cites that as the reason she's risen from a wilting singing career to a film star. The brunette...

Rowan Atkinson Thought Of Being Bin Laden

British actor ROWAN ATKINSON is famed for his comic characters like MR BEAN - and also once thought of portraying OSAMA BIN LADEN in a humorous way. The JOHNNY ENGLISH funnyman enjoys fusing politics...

Robbie Records Movie Theme

Pop hunk ROBBIE WILLIAMS has teamed up with OSCAR-winning composer HANS ZIMMER - to record the theme tune to new movie JOHNNY ENGLISH. The FEEL star collaborated with Zimmer to write the track A...

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