The Mr. Bean star wrecked his McLaren F1 sports car when he crashed into a tree in Cambridgeshire, England last August (11) and was taken to hospital with a shoulder injury.
He is now set to make a triumphant return to acting as a teacher in a revival of Simon Gray's 1981 play Quartermaine's Terms.
The updated production, which follows the lives of seven teachers working in a U.K. language school for foreigners in the '60s, will visit the English cities of Brighton, Bath and London from January (13).
Atkinson last performed on stage in West End musical Oliver! in 2009 when he played Fagin.