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Blackadder
  • Ep:
  • Pilot
  • Cast: Rowan Atkinson (Prince Edmund), John Savident (The King), Elspet Gray (The Queen), Robert Bathurst (Prince Henry), Tim McInnerny (Percy), Philip Fox (Baldrick), Alex Norton (McAngus), Simon Gipps-Kent (Rudkin), Oengus MacNamara (Jesuit)
  • Written By: Richard Curtis & Rowan Atkinson
  • Directed By: Geoff Posner (uncredited)

  • Ep: 1
  • The Foretelling
  • Cast in Order of Precedence: Peter Cook (Richard III), Brian Blessed (Richard IV), Peter Benson (Henry VII), Robert East (Harry, Prince of Wales), Rowan Atkinson (Edmund, Duke of Edinburgh), Tim McInnerny (Percy, Duke of Northumberland), Elspet Gray (The Queen), Philip Kendall (Painter), Kathleen St. John (Goneril), Barbara Miller (Regan), Gretchen Franklin (Cordelia), Tony Robinson (Baldrick)
  • Written By: Richard Curtis & Rowan Atkinson (with additional dialogue by William Shakespeare)
  • Directed By: Martin Shardlow
  • Ep: 2
  • Born to Be King
  • Cast in Geographical Order: Rowan Atkinson (The Laird of Roxburgh, Selkirk and Peebles), Brian Blessed (Richard XII of Scotland), Alex Norton (McAngus, Duke of Argyll), Tim McInnerny (Percy, Duke of Northumberland), Elspet Gray (Gertrude, Queen of Flanders), Robert East (Harry, Prince of Wales), Tony Robinson (Baldrick, Bachelor of the Parish of Chigwell), Angus Deayton (Jumping Jew of Jerusalem), Joolia Cappleman (Celia, Countess of Cheltenham), Martin Clarke (Sir Dominick Prique of Stratford), Martin Soan (2nd Wooferoonie), Malcolm Hardee (3rd Wooferoonie), David Nunn (Messenger)
  • Written By: Richard Curtis & Rowan Atkinson (with additional dialogue by William Shakespeare)
  • Directed By: Martin Shardlow
  • Note: This episode is a remake of the original unaired pilot
  • Ep: 3
  • The Archbishop
  • Cast in Order of Reverence: Paul McDowell (Herbert, Archbishop of Canterbury), Arthur Hewlett (Godfrey, Archbishop of Canterbury), Tim McInnerny (Percy, Bishop of Ramsgate), Arthur Hewlett (William, Bishop of London), Joyce Grant (Mother Superior), Carolyn Colquohoun (Sister Sara), Robert East (Harry, Prince of Wales), Elspet Gray (The Queen), Russell Enoch (The Duke of Winchester), Bert Parnaby (Cain, A Peasant), Roy Evans (Abel, A Peasant), David Nunn (Messenger), Bill Wallis (Sir Justin de Boinod), David Delve (Sir George de Boeuf), Leslie Sands (Lord Graveney), Tony Robinson (Brother Baldrick), Brian Blessed (King Richard IV), Rowan Atkinson (Edmund, Archbishop of Canterbury)
  • Written By: Richard Curtis & Rowan Atkinson (with additional dialogue by William Shakespeare)
  • Directed By: Martin Shardlow
  • Ep: 4
  • The Queen of Spain's Beard
  • Cast in Affable Order: Rowan Atkinson (Edmund, Duke of Edinburgh), Brian Blessed (King Richard IV), Elspet Gray (The Queen), Robert East (Harry, Prince of Wales), Tim McInnerny (Percy), Tony Robinson (Baldrick), Miriam Margolyes (Infanta Maria Escalosa of Spain), Jim Broadbent (Don Speekingleesh, An Interpreter), Jane Freeman (Mrs. Applebottom), John Rapley (Reverend Lloyd), Howard Lew Lewis (Mr. Applebottom), Stephen Tate (Lord Chiswick), Kenn Wells (1st Messenger), Richard Mitchley (2nd Messenger), David Nunn (3rd & 4th Messengers), Willoughby Goddard (Archbishop), Natasha King (Princess Leia of Hungary), Harriet Keevil (Lady on Ramparts)
  • Written By: Richard Curtis & Rowan Atkinson (with additional dialogue by William Shakespeare)
  • Directed By: Martin Shardlow
  • Ep: 5
  • Witchsmeller Pursuivant
  • Cast in Order of Witchiness: Rowan Atkinson (The Great Grumbledook), Frank Finlay (The Witchsmeller Pursuivant), Elspet Gray (The Witch Queen), Tim McInnerny (Percy, A Witch), Tony Robinson (Baldrick, A Witch), Richard Murdoch (Ross, A Lord), Valentine Dyall (Angus, A Lord), Peter Schofield (Fife, A Lord), Stephen Frost (Soft, A Guard), Mark Arden (Anon, A Guard), Perry Benson (Daft Red, A Peasant), Bert Parnaby (Dim Cain, A Peasant), Roy Evans (Dumb Abel, A Peasant), Forbes Collins (Dopey Jack, A Peasant), Patrick Duncan (Officer, An Officer), Barbara Miller (Jane Kirkettle), Natasha King (Princess Leia), Howard Lew Lewis (Piers, A Yeoman), Sarah Thomas (Mrs Field, A Goodwife), Louise Gold (Mrs. Tyler, A Goodwife), Brian Blessed (Richard IV, A King), Gareth Milne (Stuntman)
  • Written By: Richard Curtis & Rowan Atkinson (with additional dialogue by William Shakespeare)
  • Directed By: Martin Shardlow
  • Ep: 6
  • The Black Seal
  • Cast in Order of Disappearance: John Carlisle (Murdered Lord), Bet Parnaby (Cain, A Blind Beggar), Roy Evans (Abel, A Blind Beggar), Forbes Collins (Trusting Father), Des Webb (Person of Unrestricted Growth), John Barrard (Retired Morris Dancer), Mad Gerald (Himself), Perry Benson (Pigeon Vendor), Paul Brooke (Friar Bellows), Big Mick (Jack Large), Roger Sloman (Three Fingered Pete), Patrick Malahide (Guy of Glastonbury), John Hallam (Sir Wilfred Death), Patrick Allen (The Hawk), Ron Cook (Sean, The Irish Bastard), Robert East (Harry, Prince of Wales), Elspet Gray (The Queen), Brian Blessed (King Richard IV), Rowan Atkinson (The Flat Adder), Tony Robinson (Baldrick), Tim McInnerny (Percy the Poisoner), Gareth Milne (Stuntman)
  • Written By: Richard Curtis & Rowan Atkinson (with additional dialogue by William Shakespeare)
  • Directed By: Martin Shardlow


Season One - The Black Adder
Rowan Atkinson ..................... Prince Edmund
Brian Blessed .................... King Richard IV
Elspet Gray ....................... Queen Gertrude
Robert East ......................... Prince Harry
Tim McInnerny ................... Lord Percy Percy
Tony Robinson ........................... Baldrick