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.

Press Clippings

Ben Elton rules out Blackadder return

Ben Elton has said that Blackadder will not return. Speaking in a new interview, the co-writer said "There is never going to be another - I can tell you that now."

British Comedy Guide, 6th September 2019

Ben Elton interview

Ben Elton is constantly being asked by the BBC to write a new series of Blackadder, knowing a return would spark a ratings boom. But speaking exclusively to The Sun, he says it will NEVER happen - despite what Tony Robinson, who plays hapless Baldrick, might think.

Stuart Pink, The Sun, 5th September 2019

The show that shaped me: Blackadder

The Primal Media boss loved the 'explosively funny' comedy so much he themed his wedding around it.

Mat Steiner, Broadcast, 24th August 2019

Stars on life haunted by their catchphrases

How do actors cope with having their defining line shouted at them in the streets - for decades? Richard Wilson, Maureen Lipman and Tony Robinson tell all.

Ryan Gilbey, The Guardian, 23rd July 2019

Sir Tony Robinson casts doubt on Blackadder rumours

Sir Tony Robinson has poured doubt on the rumours of a Blackadder revival.

Albertina Lloyd, Yahoo, 1st July 2019

Blackadder stars meet to discuss Series 5

The stars of Blackadder have reportedly agreed to reunite, after having met up in London to discuss the idea of bringing back the hit sitcom.

British Comedy Guide, 30th June 2019

Blackadder could return for one off special

Richard Curtis is "always hoping" there will be a Blackadder return in a TV or stage special.

Female First, 25th June 2019

Top 11 Blackadder episodes as voted for by fans

Blackadder fan group Best of Blackadder asked its 25K+ followers: What are your top 5 episodes of Blackadder in order? Fans sent their lists in and the votes were tallied.

Rhianna Evans, Super Ink, 24th June 2019

A look back at The Black Adder

Blackadder is undoubtedly one of the greatest British sitcoms of all time, so we mustn't forget its humble beginnings!

Rhianna Evans, Super Ink, 7th May 2019

Fawlty Towers tops Radio Times greatest British sitcom list

Fawlty Towers has come out top of a list of the greatest British sitcoms, as compiled by Radio Times magazine.

British Comedy Guide, 9th April 2019