Rowan Atkinson

Birth Place: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, ENGLAND

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Rowan Atkinson STAGE CREDITS

[West End]
St John Quartermaine

[West End]
London Revival, 2009



Rowan Atkinson Awards and Nominations

Olivier Awards - 1981 - Comedy Performance of the Year

Rowan AtkinsonRowan Atkinson In Revue

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Video: Timothée Chalamet Would Like to Bring His WONKA Role to Broadway

Timothée Chalamet revealed that he would potentially be interested in bringing his Wonka role to Broadway!

Review Roundup: Timothée Chalamet Leads WONKA Movie Musical Prequel; What Do Critics Think?

Willy Wonka is back in the new musical prequel starring Timothée Chalamet. From Paul King, writer/director of the “Paddington” films, David Heyman and producers Alexandra Derbyshire and Luke Kelly (“Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical”), comes an intoxicating mix of magic and music. Find out what critics thought and read reviews now!

How to Stay in WONKA's 'Sweet Suites' in New York and Los Angeles

Digital travel leader is celebrating the holiday season and the release of Warner Bros. Pictures’ Wonka by offering two pairs of candy-loving guests the chance to travel to a world of pure imagination by booking Wonka’s Sweet Suites in New York and Los Angeles, available exclusively on

Video: Hear Timothée Chalamet Sing 'Pure Imagination' in New WONKA Preview

A new promo for Wonka has been released, featuring a first listen to Timothée Chalamet singing 'Pure Imagination.' While 'Pure Imagination' is from the original Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory film, Neil Hannon, Simon Farnaby and Paul King have written new songs for the film. Hear Chalamet sing the classic song in a new video!

LOVE ACTUALLY to Be Released on 4K Ultra HD For 20th Anniversary

From the makers of Bridget Jones's Diary and Notting Hill, this beloved film is headlined by an incredible roster of stars including Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Colin Firth, Laura Linney, Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Keira Knightley, Rowan Atkinson and more.

Full Cast and Creative Team Set for THE DRAGON KING'S DAUGHTER at the Kennedy Center

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has revealed the full cast and creative team for the world premiere Kennedy Center -commissioned musical The Dragon King’s Daughter. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

Photos: Check Out New WONKA Posters With Timothee Chalamet, Natasha Rothwell & More

New character posters for the Wonka movie musical have been released! Check out the photos of Timothee Chalamet as Willy Wonka, Hugh Grant as the Oompa Loompa, Natasha Rothwell as Piper Benz, Calah Lane as Noodle, Rich Fulcher as Larry Chucklesworth, Rakhee Thakrar as Lottie Bell, as Jim Carter as Abacus Crunch.

Video: Watch a New WONKA Movie Musical Trailer Featuring Timothee Chalamet

Watch the new video trailer for the Wonka movie musical starring Timothee Chalamet! Based on the extraordinary character at the center of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the film also stars Calah Lane, Keegan-Michael Key, Paterson Joseph, Matt Lucas, Mathew Baynton, Sally Hawkins, Rowan Atkinson, and Oscar winner Olivia Colman.

Inis Nua Theatre to Present Pop-Up Play in a Pub Series at Fergie's Pub

Join Inis Nua Theatre for a one-of-a-kind experience as they bring their pop-up play series to Fergie's Pub. Enjoy comedic theatre performances along with delicious handmade pies and cold pints. Don't miss this unique blend of entertainment and pub culture.

EDINBURGH 2023: Review: THE OXFORD REVUE WILL SEE YOU NOW, Just The Tonic at The Caves

The Oxford Revue, one of the most prestigious and well known student comedy groups in the UK, arguably rivaled only by The Cambridge Footlights when it comes to the alumni that has came from their hallowed halls, with the likes of Rowan Atkinson, Stewart Lee, Maggie Smith, Armando Iannucci and members of Monty Python being past members of the troupe. With such big boots to fill, one would expect an hour of tightly packed sketch comedy and laughs a-plenty. Unfortunately, audiences don't recieve much of either.

Video: Watch Timothée Chalamet in the WONKA Movie Musical Trailer

Based on the character at the center of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Timothée Chalamet introduce audiences to a young Willy Wonka. The trailer for the new movie musical also features Keegan-Michael Key, Calah Lane, Matt Lucas, Olivia Colman, Natasha Rothwell, and more. Watch Chalamet sing and dance in the new video trailer now!

Foil Arms And Hog Add New London Palladium Date Due To High Demand

Foil Arms and Hog have added another date at the London Palladium to their Autumn 2023 tour. The dynamic trio will perform Hogwash at the London Palladium with the new addition of the extra show on 7th October due to high demand. Tickets are now on sale. 

FOIL ARMS AND HOG Announces Extra Dates For 2023 Tour

Foil Arms and Hog have added two extra dates to their Autumn 2023. Hogwash will now open at Theatre Royal Brighton on 28th  September and the dynamic trio have also added an extra date at London's iconic Palladium on 5th October.

Inis Nua Theatre Company to Present 10 DATES WITH MAD MARY as Part of Pop-Up Play in a Pub

Inis Nua Theatre Company will open its 19th season with the American premiere of 10 Dates With Mad Mary, written by Yasmine Akram. This comedy play tells the story of Mary McArdle, an antisocial young woman trying to find a date for her best friend’s wedding. The show runs from October 26, 2022 until November 6, for a total of eight performances.

STANGERS THINGS 4 Finale Breaks Netflix Viewing Records

Stranger Things 4 returned with new episodes as viewers rocked out to the “most metal concert in the history of the world” — thanks to Eddie Munson and Metallica. The record-breaking series pulled in 301.28M hours viewed, making it the most viewed title this week and appearing in the Top 10 in 93 countries.

Comedian Callum Straford Brings YOUR BEST WORST NIGHTMARES to The Butterfly Club

This November, Callum Straford is back with his successful comedy hour, Your Best Worst Nightmares, a whirlwind of sketch and musical comedy that names and shames everyone's (least) favourite pet peeves.  

Keegan Michael Key, Olivia Colman, Sally Hawkins & More Join WONKA Film

The film is a prequel to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and serves as an origin story of the Willy Wonka, played by Timothee Chalamet, who later created an elaborate house of confectionary creations.

New North West Live Events Venue Launches Ahead Of Lockdown Lift

A new live event venue for the North West has been launched – and is ready to welcome audiences and visitors this Summer as soon as lockdown restrictions have been lifted.

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Socially Distanced Open-Air Film Screenings and The Comedy Store Players

The Globe Theatre is to open 13 – 15 November, for a weekend of socially distanced, open-air film screenings.

Kristin Chenoweth Joins Film Adaptation of Roald Dahl's THE WITCHES

Kristin Chenoweth has joined the cast of the upcoming film adaptation of Roald Dahl's book The Witches.


Rowan Atkinson has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Rowan Atkinson has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

Rowan Atkinson's first West End show was Oliver! which opened in 2009

Rowan Atkinson has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He was nominated for Best Actor in a Musical or Entertainment at the Olivier Awards for his role in "Oliver!" Additionally, he received a nomination for Comedy Performance of the Year at the Olivier Awards for his work in "Rowan Atkinson In Revue".

Rowan Atkinson has won the Comedy Performance of the Year award at the Olivier Awards for his role in the show "Rowan Atkinson In Revue".

Rowan Atkinson has written 1 shows including Rowan Atkinson at the Atkinson (Playwright).

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