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The Black Adder: 2: Born To Be King


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by Richard Curtis and Rowan Atkinson with additional dialogue by William Shakespeare
The second gruesome instalment of the bloodiest and most gripping sitcom since 1380. Rowan Atkinson is The Black Adder and Brian Blessed is The King in this grim tale of a ghastly little man's lust for power.
Treachery, murder and Morris-dancing break out in all their full horror when an orange-faced stranger arrives at court.
Warning: Parents are advised that young children should not be admitted unless accompanied by a sofa.


Writer: Richard Curtis
Writer: Rowan Atkinson
Designer: Chris Hull
Director: Martin Shardlow
Producer: John Lloyd
Prince Edmund: Rowan Atkinson
King Richard IV: Brian Blessed
Queen: Elspet Gray
Prince Harry: Robert East
Baldrick: Tony Robinson
Percy: Tim McInnerny
McAngus: Alex Norton

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The Black Adder: 2: Born To Be King

BBC One London, 22 June 1983 21.25

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