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The Queen of Spain's Beard

Duration: 01:10

Blackadder is a much loved sitcom which first aired in 1983. In 'The Queen of Spains Beard', the King wishes to form an alliance between England and Spain, and insists that Prince Edmund marries the Infanta Maria Escalosa of Spain. Under the impression the Infanta is a great beauty, Edmund is hopeful. This excerpt shows she is quite the opposite of what Edmund imagined.

Available since: Thu 11 Feb 2010

Credits

Edmund Blackadder
Rowan Atkinson
Maria Escalosa
Miriam Margolyes
Translator
Jim Broadbent
Lord percy
Tim McInnerny
Author
Richard Curtis
Author
Rowan Atkinson
Director
Martin Shardlow
Producer
John Lloyd

This clip is from

Blackadder The Black Adder, The Queen of Spain's Beard

Edmund has a chance to press his clammy body against an eligible princesses.

First broadcast: 06 Jul 1983

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