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8 June 2012 Last updated at 07:13 ET Rowan Atkinson recently said he had rediscovered his love for theatre Rowan Atkinson is to act in his first play for almost 25 years, appearing as a teacher in a revival of Simon Gray's 1981 comic drama Quartermaine's Terms.
By Simon Neville UPDATED: 15:42 GMT, 6 August 2011 AS Mr Bean, he always left chaos in his wake. Now Rowan Atkinson has been involved in a real-life disaster, crashing his 240mph supercar as he drove home from work on a spoof spy movie. The comedy star lost control of his McLaren F1, careering across the carriageway and into a tree and a road sign before the £635,000 sports car burst into flames.
ROWAN Atkinson is “shaken but not stirred” after cheating death when he crashed his £2million supercar for a second time. The Mr Bean star fractured his shoulder when his McLaren F1 careered off a wet road and into a tree and a road sign but he was released from hospital yesterday. The actor, 56, managed to get out of the car, his pride and joy, as it burst into flames.
Rowan Sebastian Atkinson (born 6 January 1955) is an English actor , comedian , and screenwriter who is best known for his work on the sitcoms Mr. Bean and Blackadder . Atkinson first came to prominence in the sketch comedy show Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979-82), and via his participation in The Secret Policeman's Balls from 1979.