Playing Mr Bean stressful and exhausting: Rowan Atkinson


Rowan Atkinson could also be recognised globally for his efficiency as Mr Bean, however the actor-comedian says he finds taking part in the favored character “stressful and exhausting”.

The British star developed Mr Bean whereas he was learning for his grasp’s diploma at Oxford University and launched the character on tv within the 1990.

The authentic sitcom, which aired from January 1990 to December 1995, comprised 15 episodes. The sequence has additionally been offered in 245 territories worldwide and has impressed an animated spin-off in addition to two theatrical feature-length movies, starring Atkinson.

The 65-year-old actor, who’s presently engaged on an animated Mr Bean film, stated he doesn’t get pleasure from taking part in the character anymore as there’s an excessive amount of accountability to ship.

“Having made an animated TV series, we’re now in the foothills of developing an animated movie for Mr Bean, it’s easier for me to perform the character vocally than visually,” Atkinson informed the Radio Times.

“I don’t much enjoy playing him. The weight of responsibility is not pleasant. I find it stressful and exhausting, and I look forward to the end of it,” he added.

The Johnny English star stated Mr Bean’s success by no means shocked him as he at all times believed that watching an grownup behaving in a infantile means, with out being conscious of his inappropriateness, was basically humorous.

“The fact the comedy is visual rather than verbal means it has been successful internationally, too,” he concluded.


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