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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.

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Blackadder Goes Forth, Episode 5 - General Hospital

With the Germans aware of every one of the British army's moves before they've even made them, General Melchett tracks the source to a spy in the nearby hospital. Blackadder is called upon to root out the Kraut snoop and bring him to justice.

Full synopsis

Blackadder. Image shows from L to R: Nurse Mary (Miranda Richardson), Captain Edmund Blackadder (Rowan Atkinson). Copyright: BBC / Tiger Aspect Productions.

Edmund is given three weeks to find a spy in the hospital. He takes this as an opportunity to get on with the lovely Nurse Mary and to spend the better portion of those weeks in bed.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 26th October 1989
Time
9:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Rowan Atkinson Captain Edmund Blackadder
    Tony Robinson Baldrick
    Stephen Fry General Melchett
    Tim McInnerny Captain Kevin Darling
    Hugh Laurie Lieutenant George Barleigh
    Guest cast
    Miranda Richardson Nurse Mary
    Bill Wallis Brigadier Smith
    Writing team
    Richard Curtis Writer
    Ben Elton Writer
    Production team
    Richard Boden Director
    John Lloyd Producer
    Chris Wadsworth Editor
    Chris Hull Production Designer
    Howard Goodall Composer

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