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S1-E1 The Black Adder: The Foretelling

S1-E1 The Black Adder: The Foretelling

Tue 11 Apr 9pm - 9:45pm Yesterday
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Tue 11 Apr, 10pm - 10:45pm Yesterday +1


It is 1485 and Edmund, Duke of Edinburgh's accidental killing of his great-uncle Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field leads to his father becoming king. However, he also manages to help his family's arch-enemy to escape - and meets faithful sidekick Baldrick for the first time. First episode of the comedy, guest starring Peter Cook, with Rowan Atkinson and Brian Blessed.

Cast & Crew

Prince Edmund Rowan Atkinson
Richard IV Brian Blessed
Queen Gertrude Elspet Gray
Harry, Prince of Wales Robert East
Baldrick Tony Robinson
Lord Percy Percy Tim McInnerny
Richard III Peter Cook
Henry VII Peter Benson
Director Martin Shardlow
Writer Richard Curtis
Writer Rowan Atkinson
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