Source: What’s on Stage Rowan Atkinson will return to the West End early next year to play the title role in a revival of Simon Gray’s Quartermaine’s Terms. Produced by Michael Codron and directed by Richard Eyre, it opens at Wyndham’s Theatre on 29 January 2013 (previews from 23 January) following runs at the The […]
While this is something I have always known, it seems others also share this belief as Blackadder has been voted the best British TV show ever in a recent poll ahead of such classics as Sherlock, Dr. Who and Father Ted. Two more comedies – Fawlty Towers and Father Ted – came second and third […]
Some very famous people from the world of biz that is show, have put pen to musical instrument to support a very good charity, Sound It Out, and you, yes YOU can own your very own Tamperine signed Blackadder’s very own Ben Elton and Mr. Stephen Fry. Each of them have signed a tambourine and they, […]
It is with sadness that I write to inform you that actor David Nunn, who appeared in three episodes of The Black Adder and for me is most fondly remembered as the fat orphan in Blackadder’s Christmas Carol, passed away earlier this week; he was aged 49. His friend, Robert Taylor who contacted me, said […]
Original story: Daily Express TONY ROBINSON has revealed he wants to make a new Blackadder series but there’s a drawback: “We can’t afford Hugh Laurie’s salary.” The 65-year-old actor, who played Baldrick in the TV comedy for six years during the Eighties, told Day & Night that he has been longing for another stab at the show […]
I just wanted to share with you an image sent in from a Blackadder fan over in the U S of A.. Not content with buying all the DVDs, books and videos, this mad bint has got her own personalised car registration plate. I for one think its bloody brilliant and shows dedication to the […]
After more than 10 years since they last collaborated on Blackadder Back & Forth, Richard Curtis and Ben Elton are writing new material together. “I’ve just started working on a new project with Richard,” Elton explained at the first night of Cirque du Soleil’s Totem at the Royal Albert Hall. “It’s been a long time […]
Source: PA Tony Robinson hopes all the Blackadder team can reunite on the big screen. The Time Team presenter starred alongside Rowan Atkinson in Richard Curtis and Ben Elton’s comedy Blackadder for four series and two special episodes as “I have a cunning plan” sidekick Baldrick. And he is keen to be a part of […]
Back in 2004, the BBC broadcast a series that wanted to find ‘Britain’s Best Sitcom’. The British public voted by phone and text during 2003 to decide on the top 100. With the results in, the top 10 were produced and a celebrity advocate of a sitcom was chosen to put their case to the […]
I’ve finally uploaded the audio from the 2008 Cheltenham Literary Festival talk with Richard Curtis, John Lloyd and Tony Robinson; You’ll find it in the library under ‘other stuff’. Or you could just click here.
I know I promised this quite some time a go, but I have finally uploaded part of the Comic Relief Comic from the 80s. You’ll find 28 pages of graphic novel goodness to view. Off you pop.
One of the things I’ve been wanting to get on the site is the audio commentary tracks from the Blackadder Remastered DVD collection. Well, I’ve finally gotten round to popping snippets on to the web. I’ve only included the first 3 minutes from each track; if you want to listen to the complete recording, you’re […]