Rowan Atkinson on Twitter & Blackadder Reunion – Fake Beyond Fake
After Rowan’s monumental and frankly quite epic performance at the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Official Olympic Games (or whatever it is called); he decided to take to Twitter and announce that the Blackadder team were getting back together for one last hurrah. Except he didn’t. It wasn’t Rowan; it was someone masquerading as […]
Rowan Returns To West End
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 […]
Blackadder voted best British TV show EVER!
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 […]
Get Ben Elton’s and Stephen Fry’s Tambourines for charity
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, […]
David Nunn – 1962-2012
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 […]
Baldrick wants a reunion but can’t afford a House
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 […]
Blackadder Fandom USA-Style
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 […]
Blackadder duo Curtis and Elton reunite
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 […]
Baldrick’s Cunning Plan For A Movie
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 […]
Britain’s Best Sitcom added
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 […]
Cheltenham Literary Festival Audio
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.
Comic Relief Comic – Pages added
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.
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