Blackadder’s greatest episodes

When the conversation turns to naming the all-time greatest UK sitcom, it’s no coincidence that Blackadder remains in the picture some three decades after it first aired. Written by Richard Curtis, Ben Elton and Rowan Atkinson, the show delivered wonderfully crafted jokes, unashamed silliness and plenty of killer lines across four series and several one-off … >

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‘Blackadder’ return is ‘on the cards’, says star

Sir Tony Robinson has revealed that Blackadder might be coming back for a brand new season. The classic sitcom ran on BBC One for four seasons between 1985 and 1989, followed by a number of one-off specials. Robinson, who played Baldrick, told The Sun: “I do think a new series of Blackadder is on the … >

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‘Blackadder’ actor joins ‘Sherlock’ special

Tim McInnerny has been confirmed to appear in Sherlock‘s upcoming one-off special. The 58-year-old British actor will play the role of Sir Edwin, his online CV reveals. McInnerny previously appeared in ITV’s The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes series in 1984’s ‘The Red-Headed League’. In other casting news, actress Stephanie Hyam (Murdered by My Boyfriend) will … >

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Comedian Milton Jones’s TV choices

Milton Jones, often fondly referred to (mainly by himself) as ‘the weird bloke with the shirts from Mock The Week’, releases the DVD of his live show Lion Whisperer on Monday 21st November. > Order the DVD on Amazon. Lion Whisperer is the second stand-up DVD from the surreal one-liner merchant, featuring over 60 minutes … >

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