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The 'Blackadder' Characters Were Real People. Oh, You Didn't Know?

By Michael West | 25th June 2014

Captain Blackadder, Lieutenant George and Private Baldrick, some of the most enduring comedy characters of all time, had real-life namesakes, it has emerged.The Blackadder characters were...actually...real people.The BBC comedy Blackadder, which covered four periods of...

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Blue Peter Book Awards Shortlist: Can Sir Tony Robinson Pick Up His Second Win?

By Joe Wilde | 6th December 2013

The shortlist for the Blue Peter Book Awards was announced this week, honouring the best examples of children-targeted fiction and non-fiction works from the past year. Known best for his role as Baldrick on the...

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British Actor Tony Robinson Knighted

12th November 2013

Beloved British actor Tony Robinson can now add 'Sir' to his name after picking up a knighthood at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday (12Nov13).The 67-year-old former Blackadder star was knighted by Prince William after landing the...

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That's Sir Tony Robinson To You! Blackadder Star Gets Knighthood

By Jack de Aguilar | 12th November 2013

Tony Robinson has officially become a Sir as he was knighted by Prince William at Buckingham Palace today (November 12, 2013). Beloved for his role as Baldrick in the legendary British comedy, Blackadder, Robinson couldn’t...

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Time Team's Mick Aston Dies Aged 66

By Elinor Cosgrave | 25th June 2013

Professor Mick Aston has died aged 66, Channel 4's Time Team has announced. The circumstances surrounding his death have, as yet, not been revealed. Time Team tweeted the sad news yesterday evening saying "It is...

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Tony Robinson Devastated To Miss Out On Richard Iii Discovery

8th March 2013

Actor-turned-Tv archaeologist Tony Robinson was devastated to miss out on the chance to dig up the remains of British King Richard Iii after his popular Time Team show was axed.The former Blackadder star presented the...

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Mary-ann Ochota, Former Model, Sends 'Time Team' Into Meltdown

8th February 2012

Mary-Ann Ochota, the television presenter and former model, has been named the new co-host of popular Channel 4 archaeology show Time Team. However, the programme's current presenter Mick Aston has sensationally quit the show in...

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Tony Robinson Weds

25th June 2011

Former Blackadder star Tony Robinson has married his girlfriend in a romantic ceremony in Italy.The 64-year-old British actor tied the knot with Louise Hobbs, 30, on Friday (24Jun11) in Palazzo Tolla hall in the ancient...

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Blackadder's Robinson To Wed Next Week

22nd April 2011

Former Blackadder star Tony Robinson is to marry his longterm girlfriend next week (begs25Apr11), according to a U.K. report.The 64-year-old actor-turned-Tv-presenter proposed to Louise Hobbs, 30, during a vacation in Malaysia in late 2008 after...

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Hopes Dashed For Blackadder Fans

29th January 2006

Director RICHARD CURTIS has disappointed fans of cult British TV show BLACKADDER, by insisting the comedy's stars are too successful in their own right to ever want to make another series. Curtis always hoped...

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Blackadder To Return In 2006

17th April 2005

Classic BBC comedy BLACKADDER will return to British TV screens for the fifth time next year (06) - 17 years after the last series ended with the deaths of its lead characters. Actor ROWAN...

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Bbc Slams Blackadder Comeback Reports

11th February 2005

LATEST: British broadcasters BBC has slammed reports they are resurrecting classic TV comedy BLACKADDER. Former Blackadder star TONY ROBINSON, who played unwashed servant BALDRICK, told ITV1 magazine show THIS MORNING earlier this week (begs07FEB05),...

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Blackadder Returns

10th February 2005

LOVE ACTUALLY star ROWAN ATKINSON has thrilled fans of classic British TV comedy BLACKADDER, by agreeing to reprise his role as EDMUND BLACKADDER in a new series set in the swinging Sixties. Previous series...

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