"THE SOUND OF HOOVES BEAT-ACROSS THE GLEN
GOOD SOLES LOCK UP YOUR SON AND DAUGHTER
BEWARE THE DEADLY FLASHING BLADE
UNLESS YOU WANT TO END UP SHORTER
HE RIDES A PITCH BLACK STEED
HE'S VERY BAD INDEED
BLACK, HIS GLOVES THE FINEST MOULD
BLACK, HIS COD-PIECE MADE OF metaL
HIS HORSE IS BLACKER THAN A HOLE
HIS POT IS BLACKER THAN HIS KETTLE
WITH MANY-A-CUNNING PLAN
'YOU HORRID LITTLE MAN'"
(Total Running Time - 196 Minutes)
Written by Richard Curtis and Rowan Atkinson.
Starring, Rowan Atkinson as BLACK ADDER
with Tony Robinson as BALDRICK
Brian Blessed as RICHARD IV
Tim McInnerny as PERCY
Elspet Gray as the QUEEN
Robert East as PRINCE HARRY
IMDB Movie data base:
ALL FROM 1983
With Peter Cook as Richard 111
From out of the swirling mists of the dark ages comes a lone
horseman cursed from youth by a doomed haircut and sporting a
particularly evil pair of tights.
BORN TO BE A KING:
Treachery, murder and Morris-dancing break out in all their
full horror when an orange-faced
stranger arrives at court.
The landscape is littered with dead Archbishops of Canterbury.
Edmund's cunning plan is to get his deadliest rival appointed
to the vacancy.
THE QUEEN OF SPAIN'S BEARD:
With Miriam Margolyes as Princess Maria.
The King's international treachery gives the hideous Edmund a
chance to press his clammy body against one of Europe's
most eligible princesses.
With Frank Finlay as the repulsive Witchsmeller.
The King is a bit under the weather with the Black Death.
Witchcraft is diagnosed by the Black Adder and only one
man can root it out.
THE BLACK SEAL:
With Rik Mayall as Mad Gerald.
In a final gesture of defiance Edmund rides forth to
seek out the Seven Most Evil Men in the land and return
with them to seize the throne.