Blackadder. Copyright: BBC / Tiger Aspect Productions.

Blackadder

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

1988 Specials

Blackadder. Image shows from L to R: King Charles I (Stephen Fry), Sir Edmund Blackadder (Rowan Atkinson). Copyright: BBC / Tiger Aspect Productions.

Comic Relief Special: The Cavalier Years

First broadcast: Friday 5th February 1988

It is November 1648 and King Charles I is hiding from Cromwell and his Roundheads, having lost the English Civil War. His only two remaining supporters are one Sir Edmund Blackadder and his servant, Baldrick...

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Blackadder. Ebenezer Blackadder (Rowan Atkinson). Copyright: BBC / Tiger Aspect Productions.

Christmas Special: Blackadder's Christmas Carol

First broadcast: Friday 23rd December 1988

Ebenezer Blackadder is the kindest man in England, until a visit from the Spirit of Christmas helps him to see the error of his ways.

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