Overview

Funny Business 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. It was directed by David Hinton. The writers were Rowan Atkinson, Robin Driscoll, and David Hinton. It was produced by Tiger Television Productions.

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 in a manner which was instantly identifiable to anyone familiar with his Mr. Bean character.

Series Cast

  1. Buster Keaton as

    Buster Keaton

    6 Episodes

  2. Steve Martin as

    Steve Martin

    6 Episodes

  3. Jacques Tati as

    Jacques Tati

    6 Episodes

  4. Peter Sellers as

    Peter Sellers

    6 Episodes

  5. John Cleese as

    John Cleese

    6 Episodes

  6. Rowan Atkinson as

    Rowan Atkinson

    6 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

1992 | 6 Episodes

Season 1 of Funny Business premiered on November 22, 1992.

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Type Scripted

Original Language English

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