Blackadder II

  • by Richard Curtis, Ben Elton
  • Narrated by Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Full Cast
  • 2 hrs and 52 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Six BBC TV episodes starring Rowan Atkinson, Miranda Richardson, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, and Tony Robinson. England 1558-1603. The filthy genes of the Blackadder dynasty bubble to the surface of history's melting pot as Lord Edmund, arrogant peer-about-town, swaggers with a big head and small beard in search of grace and favour from the stark raving mad Queen Bess. Listen as Lord Blackadder falls in love with a girl named Bob, takes over the job of executioner whilst almost losing his own head, schemes to raise 1,000 pounds to pay off a perverted Bishop, goes on a far-off sea voyage to the remote country of France, and plays Charades with a member of the Spanish Inquisition. Accompanied by a small rabble of beruffed riff-raff (bottom-breath Baldrick and pea-brain Percy) the serpentine Lord Blackadder lowers the whole tone of England's Golden Age. The collection includes the following episodes: "Bells", "Head", "Potato", "Money", "Beer", and "Chains".

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Hilarious as always

Blackadder has always been one of my favorite TV shows and the audio version is EXCELLENT!! The only thing missing is the TV which is great because I can listen to the shows while I am working. I hope audible will expand on their BBC comedy series because they are very, very funny...if you like British comedy that is.
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- Amazon Customer

Better on screen

These audio recordings are simply the audio track from the series. I understood this when I downloaded it, so I wasn't disappointed in any way. However, some of the humor is lost by having the audio alone. Five stars for the series, only three for the audio.
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- RKR "Drama teacher and Sci-Fi/Fantasy fan"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-15-2005
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited