SIMILING SITCOM beloved of Radio Times, and Only Good Thing in the career of Richard Curtis.
With the multimedia satire factory that was Not the Nine O'Clock News launching records, books and - oh, yes - TV shows...
PRE-FAME atypically non-visual rubberfaced whimsy from Rowan Atkinson and Richard Curtis
LONG-FORGOTTEN ROWAN Atkinson blueprint for the bonechilling Mr Bean
STEAMROLLER OF a sketch'n'satire brew