Rowan Atkinson’s wild hotel party leaves dogs moaning and others fear Russian invasion
British actor Rowan Atkinson held ‘wild’ celebrations for his partner Louise Ford’s 40th birthday at the Lucknam Park Hotel in Wiltshire which left nearby residents ‘in fear’
Mr Bean actor Rowan Atkinson has faced backlash after throwing a ‘wild’ party for his partner’s 40th birthday.
The strike was said to be so loud it could be heard over four miles away and sent two dogs running in fear.
Other nearby residents said they feared Russia had invaded due to the fireworks at the party on Saturday night.
Rowan, 67, threw the party for his partner Louise Ford at the 18th century mansion, Lucknam Park Hotel, in Wiltshire.
The lavish venue had warned nearby neighbors well in advance of the celebrations, but Rowan’s party still left some locals furious, according to The Telegraph.
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The publication reports that residents of nearby Corsham and Box Hill have ‘inundated’ the Lucknam Park Hotel with complaints.
Pet owner Terri Freeland, 66, claimed her two dogs were so frightened by the din of ‘Mr Bean’s shindig’ that they ran away from home.
“On bonfire night and New Year’s Eve you expect fireworks and loud music and take care of your dogs,” she told the Telegraph.
“On a Saturday night in May, I can most certainly tell that you are absolutely not expecting this.
“I’m not even a local resident – I live in Box Hill, and there’s a huge valley in front of us where the hotel is. This completely surprised me and it was awful. I just didn’t know not what to do”.
Luckily, Terri’s beloved pooches returned home in the wee hours of the morning after Rowan’s party was over.
Other nearby residents reportedly feared that Russian leader Vladimir Putin had extended his war in Ukraine to Britain because of the noise.
Another unimpressed neighbour, who was in bed when the fireworks broke out, said she initially thought the local RAF base was being bombed.
“It actually sounded like bombs at first, but then you heard the fireworks spraying and it suddenly made sense,” she told Mail Online.
“I’ve been to bonfire parties of course, so you know what it’s like, but when it started the other night it was incredibly loud. It happened just after 10pm too – which was later when they said it would be. Luckily my one year old didn’t wake up.”
She added: “It sounds pretty nasty, but I really thought when it started ‘oh my god, the Russians are here’. It was so strong.”
The Mirror has contacted representatives for Mr Atkinson for further comment on this story.
Lucknam Park Hotel declined to comment.