Mr Bean's Holiday is a follow-up to the original Mr Bean film ten years ago. We hear extracts from an interview with the creator and star of Mr Bean, Rowan Atkinson. He explains that the inspiration for the new film is in fact a classic French comedy, Mr Hulot's Holiday.
You can download the script and audio for this programme from the 'Extras' section below.
something funny that you watch, rather than read or listen to
humour created using the body
an adjective describing something which makes you think in a new way or opens you to very different experiences
e.g. Seeing animals in the wild was a real eye-opening experience for me.
a noun form of eye-opening
e.g. That documentary is a real eye-opener
astonishing or amazing
e.g. It's jaw-dropping, how much some footballers earn
the way food or drink tastes; the way something feels when you encounter it; a basic idea of something
e.g. Indian food has very strong flavours
His poems have an exotic flavour
This music gives you a flavour of the country
the emotion or feeling of something
e.g. He spoke to me in an angry tone of voice
Her work has an optimistic tone
the speed with which things happen
e.g. She walks at a very fast pace
I found the pace of the novel too slow
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