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 […]
To celebrate the launch of Rowan’s new movie, Johnny English Reborn, iTunes are giving away for FREE, yes, absolutely FREE the complete second series of The BlackAdder. That’s six fantastic episodes to keep forever and ever. The promotion runs from now until October 21st 2011; so get downloading. *Only applies to US iTunes account holders. […]
If you’re an occasional visitor to Blackadder Hall you may have noticed some radical changes of late. I’ve given the old place a bit of a spruce up and moved over to a 100% WordPress format. This allows me to update and make changes from almost anywhere and on any electronic device. With the new […]
In a recent interview, Rowan has confirmed that there will be no new Blackadder; something I very much suspected would be the case. On this Rowan said “I made the mistake in Britain to say that it might be a good idea. Now everyone thinks it is going to happen but it is not,” he […]
Website DigitalSpy recently published a retrospective on The Blackadder series; I’ve nicked it and put it up on here for posterity. You can read it here.
I’ve uncovered some rare footage and deleted scenes from Blackadder II; these have been added to the ‘Rare Bits’ section of the site. To see the clip, click here.
If you’ve read the script, but never heard the BBC Radio broadcast from 1988, now you can. A copy of the original recording has been uploaded to the WWW. You can listen to the show by clicking here.