Filmed for Britain's ITV, this series is high comedy of the kookiest kind. School period Add photo. Thompson, Fry, and Laurie also teamed up with Grenada television to create several sketch comedy shows throughout the early 80s, including There's Nothing to Worry About. Still, the couple never married. Laurie was nominated for an Emmy Award for his role in House in Pip and alongside George Clooney in Tomorrowland After his successful audition for Footlights, Laurie met fellow student Emma Thompson, and the two became romantically involved. Laurie voiced the character of Mr. Laurie received his first motorcycle when he was Hugh Laurie Actor Gif as a present from his father. Patricia was a writer whose occasional essays were published by the London Times.