Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry, Tim McInnerny, Miranda Richardson and Rik Mayall star in the first two hilarious episodes of Richard Curtis and Ben Elton’s Elizabethan sitcom.
First broadcast on 9th January 1986.
Rather than become a prostitute to support her father, a country girl comes to London and disguises herself as ‘Bob’ to get a position in the service of Lord Blackadder. Confusion and jealousy ensue.
First broadcast on 16th January 1986.
Blackadder is made Lord High Executioner and in an attempt to save time decides to change the execution schedule.