is a documentary
style television series about the craft of comedy
consisting of six 50-minute episodes. The first episode aired in the UK 22 November 1992. The show was also shown in Germany and released on video. The director was David Hinton. The writers were Rowan Atkinson
, Robin Driscoll
, and David Hinton
. The production company was Tiger Television Productions
. See the listing for .
The show featured appearances by many comedians, including Rowan Atkinson who made an appearance both as the presenter/narrator, and as an aspiring comedy actor named Kevin. Atkinson demonstrated many of the principles of comedy (slapstick, mime, etc) in a manner which was instantly identifiable to anyone familiar with his Mr. Bean character.