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Miranda Richardson

Duration: 00:54

Blackadder is a historical sitcom starring Rowan Atkinson. In Blackadder II he is joined by Miranda Richardson who plays Queen Elizabeth I, otherwise known as Queenie. She loves to party, play games and enjoys being the centre of attention. On this occasion she holds court and demonstrates she has feelings for Blackadder by publically reciting a poem called Edmund.

Available since: Fri 11 Feb 2011


Lord Edmund Blackadder
Rowan Atkinson
Patsy Byrne
Lord Melchett
Stephen Fry
Lord Percy Percy
Tim McInnerny
Queen Elizabeth I
Miranda Richardson
Tony Robinson
Sir Walter Raleigh
Simon Jones
Richard Curtis
Ben Elton
Production Designer
Antony Thorpe
John Lloyd
Mandie Fletcher

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Blackadder Blackadder II, Potato

3/6 Edmund decides to navigate the Cape of Good Hope after Sir Walter Raleigh's success.

First broadcast: 23 Jan 1986

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