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His work in theatre includes the 2009 West End revival of the musical Oliver! Atkinson was listed in The Observer as one of the 50 funniest actors in British comedy, In addition to his 1981 BAFTA, he received an Olivier Award for his 1981 West End theatre performance in Rowan Atkinson in Revue.
he had already written and performed early sketches for shows in Oxford by the Etceteras – the revue group of the Experimental Theatre Club (ETC), and for the Oxford University Dramatic Society (OUDS), meeting writer Richard Curtis, and composer Howard Goodall, with whom he would continue to collaborate during his career.
The success of Not the Nine O'Clock News led to him taking the lead role in the medieval sitcom The Black Adder (1983), which he also co-wrote with Richard Curtis.
After a three-year gap, in part due to budgetary concerns, a second series was broadcast, this time written by Curtis and Ben Elton.
Rowan Atkinson performed live on-stage skits – also appearing with members of Monty Python – in The Secret Policeman's Ball (1979) in London for Amnesty International.
Atkinson undertook a four-month tour of the UK in 1980.