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Blackadder is a British historical sitcom television series created by Richard Curtis and Rowan Atkinson, with Ben Elton joining the writing team from Blackadder II onward. The show focuses on several generations of the Blackadder dynasty throughout the history of Great Britain, accompanied by several generations of their bumbling servant, Baldrick.

The show ran for four full series, with two specials made in 1988, and a final short film released on the eve of the new millennium in 1999.

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  • Rowan Atkinson (all series & specials)
  • Tony Robinson (all series & specials)
  • Tim McInnery (all series; 1 special)*
  • Hugh Laurie (series 2, 3, and 4; 2 specials)*
  • Stephen Fry (series 2, 3, and 4; all specials)*
  • Miranda Richardson (series 2, 3, and 4; 2 specials)*
  • Patsy Byrne (series 2; 2 specials)*

*Were main cast in at least one series and appeared as guests in another series and/or special

Guest Cast Edit

  • Brian Blessed (series 1)*
  • Helen Atkinson-Wood (series 3)*
  • Rik Mayall (series 1, 2, and 4; 1 special)
  • Miriam Margolyes (series 1, 2; 1 special)
  • Gabrielle Glaister (series 2, 4)
  • Bill Wallis (series 1, 2, and 4)
  • Robbie Coltrane (series 3; 1 special)
  • Jim Broadbent (series 1; 1 special)
  • Warren Clarke (series 3; 1 special)
  • Lee Cornes (series 2, 3, and 4)
  • Ade Edmondson (series 4)
  • Nigel Planner (series 3)
  • Chris Barrie (series 3)
  • Peter Cook (series 1)
  • Simon Jones (series 2)
  • Tom Baker (series 2)
  • Hugh Paddick (series 3)
  • Kenneth Conner (series 3)
  • Colin Firth (1 special)
  • Kate Moss (1 special)

*Were main cast in only one series and never made any guest appearances

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