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Blackadder star Tony Robinson teases reunion special for 40th anniversary

black crocodile star Tony Robinson hinted at the show’s potential return in a special episode to celebrate its 40th anniversary.

Robinson played Baldrick in the BBC comedy series, which aired from 1983 to 1989.

The historical comedy was written by Richard Curtis and Rowan Atkinson and stars Atkinson and Robinson in every film, with comic actors including Tim McInnerny, Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Miranda Richardson and Rik Mayall appearing currently intermittently in other films.

With the show celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, fans have questioned whether a reunion is possible.

appeared on Lorraine on Monday (April 10), Robinson was asked by presenter Christine Lampard if the group planned to get back together.

“All I want to say is, everyone loves the 40th anniversary, right?

“So there has to be some new way we can celebrate our 40th birthday, don’t you think?” he responded.

Last month, Robinson reprized his Baldrick character to read “A Bedtime Story for Adults” produced by the CBeebies team for Comic Relief.

Rowan Atkinson and Tony Robinson in ‘Blackadder’


In an interview with independence in 2021, the 76-year-old ruled out a reunion in the near future, saying it was “not ahead”.

“So many [the interest in a reboot] It’s because it’s embedded in the curriculum,” explains Robinson. “Another advantage is that it wasn’t set at the time it was written, which is also helpful for Shakespeare and Brecht.”

However, he added that a rebooted version would have to look different, as “the most diverse thing in black crocodile is its title”.

Last week, black crocodile ranked high in independencelist of the 50 best TV episodes of all time, for the last episode of Blackadder Goes Forth“Goodbye”.

You can see Blackadder’s position in the list, compiled by independenceculture team’s, here.


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