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Rowan Atkinson Hints At A Possible Revival Of BLACKADDER….But He Sees A Problem !



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Rowan Atkinson Reveals What Made Mr. Bean Internationally Popular

The role of Mr. Bean by Rowan Atkinson is one of the most iconic characters in the history of entertainment. The success of the show was obvious to him and he always believed that he would be successful. Rowan feels the international appeal to the character comes from the fact that the show has minimum dialogues.  If you have seen the show, you would know that the characters mostly take the scene forward through expressions. Moreover, he said, “The fact the comedy is visual rather than verbal means it has been successful internationally, too.”

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Rowan Atkinson Only Enjoyed His Time In Blackadder

Rowan Atkinson revealed that he doesn’t enjoy his time playing any character as he had to carry the pressure of being comical. However, the only time he enjoyed his time was his stint in Blackadder. Moreover, he said, “I don’t actually like the process of making anything – with the possible exception of Blackadder, because the responsibility for making that series funny was on many shoulders, not just mine.”

Rowan Atkinson Hints At A Possible Blackadder Revival

Rowan Atkinson revealed that he would not write off the revival of Blackadder and it is certainly a possibility. However, he doesn’t know if it will happen anytime soon or happen at all. Moreover, he said, “It’s certainly not impossible. That’s about as optimistic as I can be, and I’d rather not speculate on when it could be set.”

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Rowan Reveals Why A Blackadder Revival Might Fail

Rowan feels the series Blackadder was made in the 80s and captured the culture and energy of that time. With that in mind, it would be difficult to replicate the same in 2021. Moreover, he said, “But Blackadder represented the creative energy we all had in the 80s. To try to replicate that 30 years on wouldn’t be easy.”

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