“Lost” Pilot Episode to be broadcast on UK TV.

Update 27/04/23: While the exact broadcast dates have not yet been confirmed, Gold have stated that the new commissions will air the week of the anniversary, 15th June. TV channel Gold is set to mark the 40th anniversary of the iconic British sitcom Blackadder with two new documentaries that offer insights into the making of […]

Tony Robinson teases new Blackadder project

Could Blackadder be returning to television screens? According to Sir Tony Robinson, who played Baldrick in the popular British sitcom throughout the 1980s and in various special episodes since, there may be something new on the horizon. While Robinson is keeping the details under wraps, he has confirmed that viewers can expect to see something […]

Baldrick reads the story of Balderella

Tony Robinson returns as Edmund Blackadder’s general dogsbody to tell the age old tale of Balderella – a reimagining of the classic Cinderella. Here for your enjoyment is the full-length story that was broadcast on BBC1 in the UK as part of Comic Relief 2023.

Baldrick’s Bedtime Story for Comic Relief

source: Chortle.co.uk As previously reported, Richard Curtis is reviving Blackadder for this year’s telethon, however the new outing will only involve Sir Tony Robinson as Baldrick, and not Rowan Atkinson as the eponymous Edmund. The premise of the sketch has now been revealed, with the BBC saying: “We’ll see the exclusive return of one of […]

Baldrick Returns for Comic Relief 2023

Fans of the classic British sitcom Blackadder were thrilled to learn that one of the show’s most beloved characters, Baldrick, will be making a return for this year’s Comic Relief. Sir Tony Robinson, who played the bumbling servant in all four seasons of the show, has confirmed that he will be donning the iconic ragged […]

New Blackadder’s Historical Record – Unboxing Video

Happy Blackadder’s Historical Record day everyone! Yes, today see’s the release of the quite frankly brilliant Blackadder vinyl boxset containing 12 x 140g gold coloured vinyl records, a signed print by Baldrick himself, Sir Tony Robinson and a lovely full-colour 12-page booklet. To celebrate the release, Demon records have released a new unboxing video by […]

Blackadder’s Historical Record 40th Anniversary vinyl boxset

Rescued from a dusty shelf in a long-forgotten archive, ‘Blackadder’s Historical Record’ brings the bawdy, brutal and blithering bits of history to life via 24 full-cast TV soundtrack episodes. Housed in an elegant lift-off lid box, all 24 full cast TV soundtrack episodes are lovingly spread over 12 opulent, gold-colour 140g vinyl discs; each housed […]

Blackadder actor Robbie Coltrane dies ages 72

It is with great sadness to report that acclaimed actor and comedian Robbie Coltrane has passed away aged just 72. While many people will fondly remember him as the loveable giant Hagrid in the Harry Potter series of movies; Blackadder fans will always think of his turn as Dr. Samuel Johnson in the Blackadder The […]

No “appetite” to bring back Blackadder say co-writer

Blackadder co-scribe (series 2 onwards), Ben Elton has stated that while he would love to work with the other co-scribe and Blackadder co-creator Richard Curtis on something new, it wouldn’t be on another Blackadder. Speaking to The Radio Times magazine here in the UK, Elton said “We were a great team and I’ve talked so […]

A short Blackadder update

Hello! It’s been a while. It’s been a bloody long while to be honest. But there hasn’t been any news worth talking about. If there had I’d have bloody well shouted about it from the rooftops. There has been the usual ‘Blackadder set to return’ but nothing new or remotely interesting to write about.  But […]

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 […]