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Rowan Atkinson

Rowan Atkinson


First broadcast: Sun 15 May 1988

Actor , Comedian

Sue Lawley's castaway this week is the comedy actor Rowan Atkinson who features in the Blackadder saga. An episode of the series was the BBC's entry for this year's Golden Rose of Montreux Television Festival.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]


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