Atkinson celebrates 25 years of Mr Bean by appearing in character, arriving in front of Buckingham Palace in his 1976 British Leyland Mini 1000. The arrival recreates a memorable scene from the show, in which Mr. Bean packs too much shopping in his car and has to ride on the roof.
Rowan Sebastian Atkinson is born in Consett, England to farmer and company director Erick Atkinson and Ella May. He is youngest of four brothers. He attends Durham Choristers School. The school headmaster, Canon John Grove:
He is shy with a slight stutter and a slightly rubbery face.