Blackadder. Copyright: BBC / Tiger Aspect Productions.


BBC One sitcom about a scheming coward. 26 episodes (4 series), 1983 - 2000. Stars Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Tim McInnerny, Brian Blessed and others.

Cast & Crew

Main cast
Rowan Atkinson Edmund, Duke of Edinburgh (Series 1)
Rowan Atkinson Lord Edmund Blackadder (Series 2)
Rowan Atkinson Mr. Edmund Blackadder, Esquire (Series 3)
Rowan Atkinson Captain Edmund Blackadder (Series 4)
Tony Robinson Baldrick
Tim McInnerny Percy (Series 1-2)
Brian Blessed King Richard IV (Series 1)
Miranda Richardson Queen Elizabeth I (Series 2)
Stephen Fry Lord Melchett (Series 2)
Hugh Laurie Prince Regent (Series 3)
Stephen Fry General Melchett (Series 4)
Tim McInnerny Captain Kevin Darling (Series 4)
Hugh Laurie Lieutenant George Barleigh (Series 4)
Patsy Byrne Nursie (Series 2)
Robert East Harry, Prince of Wales (Series 1)
Elspet Gray The Queen (Series 1)
Helen Atkinson-Wood Mrs. Miggins (Series 3)
Patrick Allen Narrator (Series 1)
Writing team
Richard Curtis Writer
Ben Elton Writer (Series 2-4)
Rowan Atkinson Writer (Series 1)
William Shakespeare Writer (Additional Material) (Series 1)
Production team
Mandie Fletcher Director (Series 2-3)
Martin Shardlow Director (Series 1)
Richard Boden Director (Series 4)
John Lloyd Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor (Series 2-4)
Mike Jackson Editor (Series 1)
Mykola Pawluk Editor (Series 1)
Antony Thorpe Production Designer (Series 2-3)
Chris Hull Production Designer (Series 1 & 4)
Howard Goodall Composer

For guest cast and crew see our episode guides