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It was a cunning plan that even Baldrick could not have imagined, but Tony Robinson is knighted in the Queen's Birthday Honours List - while his boss Blackadder, Rowan Atkinson, becomes a CBE.
Sir Tony Robinson, who received the knighthood for public and political service, vowed: "I pledge that from this day on I'll slaughter all unruly dragons, and rescue any damsels in distress who request my help."
Mr Atkinson said of his CBE: "It came as a genuine surprise and is a great honour."
Rowan Atkinson has been awarded with a CBE at this year's Queen's Birthday Honours list.
The Blackadder actor and star of last year's Olympic opening ceremony has been commended for his services to drama and charity.
Atkinson said the honour "came as a genuine surprise."
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The appearance of Mr Bean at the Olympics Opening Ceremony may be the last time we see him for a long while.
Rowan Atkinson has revealed in an interview with the Daily Telegraph that "the stuff that has been most commercially successful for me - basically quite physical, quite childish - I increasingly feel I'm going to do a lot less of."
"I also think someone in their 50s being childlike becomes a little sad. You've got to be careful."
He is to take the lead, serious, role in Quartermaine's Terms in the West End.