Rowan Atkinson is a treasure. I am sure you are familiar with his works. Best known for his roles in the sitcoms Blackadder and Mr. Bean, Atiknson rose to popularity after his appearance in the BBC’s sketch comedy show, Not the Nine O’Clock News, receiving the 1981 BAFTA for Best Entertainment Performance; and through his participation in The Secret Policeman’s Ball from 1979. He has worked in several other movies, including a James Bond classic and even lending his voice for The Lion King.
Atkinson was listed in The Observer as one of the 50 funniest actors in British comedy, and among the top 50 comedians ever, in a 2005 poll of fellow comedians. He has also received an Olivier Award for his 1981 West End theater performance in Rowan Atkinson in Revue. Featured below is a performance from his show, Rowan Atkinson Live. Co-written with Richard Curtis and Ben Elton, this is one of the most loved sketches from the show.
In this skit, Atkinson portrays an angry headmaster who invites a father to talk about his troublesome son. You are going to be in stitches when you bear witness to this dark comedy. The man has impressed the world with his comedic genius, and this sketch is just one accomplishment under his belt. Watch this incredible performance below! Did you enjoy this as much as we did? Let us know your thoughts about it in the comments!
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