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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.

Blackadder Goes Forth, Episode 3 is repeated on Gold tomorrow at 9:20pm.

Blackadder II, Episode 6 - Chains

Melchett and Blackadder are taken hostage by the dastardly German master of disguise Prince Ludwig, just hours after the Queen swore to only pay one more ransom ever. When she struggles to choose between the two, their captor decides to overthrow her and make himself King.

Further details

Edmund and Melchett are kidnapped by a German who plans to overthrow England's Queen. In a fitting end to the current series, the entire court are gruesomely, and some would argue deservedly, murdered.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 20th February 1986
Time
9:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Rowan Atkinson Lord Edmund Blackadder
    Tony Robinson Baldrick
    Tim McInnerny Percy
    Miranda Richardson Queen Elizabeth I
    Stephen Fry Lord Melchett
    Patsy Byrne Nursie
    Guest cast
    Hugh Laurie Prince Ludwig
    Max Harvey Torturer
    Mark Arden 1st Guard
    Lee Cornes 2nd Guard
    Writing team
    Richard Curtis Writer
    Ben Elton Writer
    Production team
    Mandie Fletcher Director
    John Lloyd Producer
    Chris Wadsworth Editor
    Antony Thorpe Production Designer
    Howard Goodall Composer

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