Baldrick Actor Poo-Poos Blackadder Revival

Hot on the heels of the recent ‘announcement’ that Blackadder would return for a fifth series or a special, Baldrick actor Sir Tony of Robinson has poo-poo’d this rumor stating that it isn’t true (in a roundabout way). Taking to Twitter, and responding to a another’s ‘tweet’ referencing the Blackadder revival and something about football […]

A Blackadder Revival on the Cards?

The Sun is reporting that four of the cast members recently met up in London to discuss the idea of doing a Blackadder (series or special not confirmed) set in a modern University. The idea of Blackadder being a grumpy old uni lecturer has been mentioned in the past, but this recent meet up (if […]

Richard Curtis teases “gorgeous” Reunion

Blackadder co-creator and bloody good egg Richard Curtis is currently doing the press tour for his latest movie Yesterday (which he wrote) – it’s about a guy from East Enders who sings songs by The Beatles (I know, I’m really selling it). I haven’t seen it yet, but I’ve been told it’s very good and […]

Darling reveals why Blackadder will NEVER return

While, most people would love for the gang to get back together for one last hurrah, Captain Darling actor Tim McInnerny, believes the show shouldn’t be revived and that it should remain the classic that is; without a fifth series that could tarnish its classic status. The ending to a series doesn’t get any better […]

Rowan Atkinson reveals details of “Redadder”

The RedAdder, or Red Adder storyline is nothing new to those of us who have been fans of the series for longer than we can remember; It’s been mentioned on here in the 20+ years I’ve been running the website. But it’s always interesting when one of the cast/crew mention it in interviews. Recently, Rowan […]

Bob is Back(adder)! Character returns in Elton’s Upstart Crow

This is jolly exciting news indeed. I’ve just had confirmed from Bob (actress Gabrielle Glaister) herself that her character ‘Judge’ in the final episode of Ben Elton’s quite frankly bloody funny Elizabethan sitcom Upstart Crow  is indeed Bob from Blackadder II whom we last saw running off with Lord Flashheart in the episode Bells. The […]

Sir Baldrick Hints At New Blackadder

Update: (24/08/15) I have just received confirmation from one of the creators of the series that this is just another one of those utter nonsense rumours that pop-up every year. It isn’t happening folks.. Stand down, move along, there’s nothing to see here. Original story: Another year, another Blackadder rumour and like the past couple, […]

Captain Blackadder And Private Baldrick Actually Served In WWI

Source: Telegraph.co.uk Captain Blackadder, Lieutenant George and Private Baldrick really did ‘go forth’ in World War One it has emerged after their real-life namesakes were discovered. The hit BBC comedy Blackadder, which covered four periods of history, ended with a series set in the trenches in which the characters go over the top for “one […]

Blackadder actress Patsy Byrne (Nursie (aka Bernard)) dies aged 80

Another day passes and we lose another fantastic Blackadder actor. It has been reported that Patsy Byrne, Nursie (or Bernard) in Blackadder II and Blackadder’s Christmas Carol has passed away at the age of 80. According to reports Byrne passed away on June 17 at Denville Hall – a retirement home for actors – in […]

Rik Mayall dies aged 56

It is with great sadness and a very heavy heart to report that comedian, actor and comedy legend Rik Mayall passed away today on June the 9th 2014; he was 56. The news was announced earlier by his management team, Brunskill, who said: “We are deeply saddened to announce the death of Rik Mayall who passed away […]

Baldrick “Blackadder cast won’t reunite”

In a recent interview with London’s Evening Standard newspaper, Sir Tony Robinson has given the clearest indication yet that the Blackadder gang will not be following in the footsteps of the recently reuniting Monty Python team for a new outing. Sir Tony Robinson claimed “we don’t need the money as much as they do. We don’t […]

Rowan takes the comedy proud crown

A new survey by British broadband supplier Plusnet has revealed that 44% of us Brits are most proud of Mr. Blackadder himself Rowan Atkinson (when polled against other great British comedic greats). When asked to name the comedian they were most proud of, Rowan came out tops, followed by Python John Cleese with over a […]