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28 October 2014

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The Black Adder

The Foretelling

Peter Cook as Richard III

Lord Edmund Plantagenet accidentally kills the King, becomes a prince and decides he needs a more macho name.

Born To Be King


In charge of organising festivities to celebrate his father's return, Edmund sees his chance for some real power.

The Archbishop

Edmund the Archbishop

With the crown and church at each other's throats, Edmund is appointed to the decidedly risky post of archbishop.

The Queen of Spain's Beard

The Infanta

Edmund is to be married to the Spanish Infanta, and tries everything to stop the wedding.

Witchsmeller Pursuivant

The King and Queen

The death penalty hangs over Edmund when a mysterious witch hunter accuses him of being Satan's bedfellow.

The Black Seal

The King and Queen

Edmund decides to seize the throne with the help of the six most evil men in England.

More On Blackadder



The cast discuss making the show.



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