The Queen of Spain's Beard

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.

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Role Contributor
Edmund BlackadderRowan Atkinson
Maria EscalosaMiriam Margolyes
TranslatorJim Broadbent
Lord percyTim McInnerny
AuthorRichard Curtis
AuthorRowan Atkinson
DirectorMartin Shardlow
ProducerJohn Lloyd

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