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The 'Blackadder' Characters Were Real People. Oh, You Didn't Know?

Captain Blackadder, Lieutenant George and Private Baldrick, some of the most enduring comedy characters of all time, had real-life namesakes, it has emerged.The Blackadder characters were...actually...real people.The BBC comedy Blackadder, which covered four periods of...

Tony Robinson Remembers Blackadder Co-star Patsy Byrne

Sir Tony Robinson has paid tribute to his Blackadder co-star Patsy Byrne following her death last week (17Jun14) aged 80.News of the actress' death emerged over the weekend (21-22Jun14) and fans flocked to to...

Tony Robinson Outraged Over Politician's Blackadder Attack

British actor Sir Tony Robinson has branded a leading U.K. politician "irresponsible" for allegedly rejecting the use of his historical sitcom Blackadder as a learning aid in schools.Britain's Education Secretary Michael Gove has hit headlines...

Tony Robinson: 'Blackadder Cast Won't Reunite Like Monty Python'

British actor Sir Tony Robinson is adamant the Blackadder cast will not be following the stars of Monty Python by staging a reunion because they "don't need the money".The veteran comedy troupe, including John Cleese,...

Russell Brand Loves Hugh Laurie In Hop

Russell Brand is a "massive fan" of Hugh Laurie.The British comic used to love the 'House' star in UK sit-com 'Blackadder' so was thrilled to get the chance to work with him on new animated...

Laurie Rules Out Family Move To Us

British actor HUGH LAURIE has ruled out moving his family to the US, but insist he'd go to the ends of the earth for the right show. Despite enduring punishing 16-hour shoots for American TV...


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