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, Hugh Laurie and others.

Black Adder The Third, Episode 5 - Amy And Amiability

The Prince is bankrupt. In order to secure funds, Blackadder suggests that his only option is to find a bride and marry into a moneyed family. Beautiful Amy Hardwood, daughter of a cotton magnate, seems a prime candidate.

Further details

Blackadder. Prince Regent (Hugh Laurie). Copyright: BBC / Tiger Aspect Productions.

There are a total of nine pence left in the royal treasury and Edmund sets out to find a suitable dowry for the Prince Regent to marry. Edmund locates one Amy Hardwood, "a light fluffy bunny of a girl."

Broadcast details

Thursday 15th October 1987
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rowan Atkinson Mr. Edmund Blackadder, Esquire
Tony Robinson Baldrick
Hugh Laurie Prince Regent
Helen Atkinson-Wood Mrs. Miggins
Guest cast
Miranda Richardson Amy Hardwood
Warren Clarke Mr. Hardwood
Barbara Horne Sally Cheapside
Roger Avon The Duke of Cheapside
Warren Clarke The Shadow (Voice)
Writing team
Richard Curtis Writer
Ben Elton Writer
Production team
Mandie Fletcher Director
John Lloyd Producer

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