Is Baldrick a real name?

Is Baldrick a real name?

Is Baldrick a real name?

Last name: Baldrick This unusual name is of English origin from a Germanic personal name, “Baldric”, introduced into England by the Normans after the Conquest of 1066 in the Old French forms “Baldri”, “Baudri”.

Who played the spirit of Christmas in the 1988 TV film Blackadder’s Christmas Carol?


Role Contributor
Spirit of Christmas Robbie Coltrane
Queen Victoria Miriam Margolyes
Prince Albert Jim Broadbent
Nursie/Bernard Patsy Byrne

Who was the real Blackadder?

Thus The Black Adder was set in 1485. In this world, Richard III is succeeded by (the fictional) Richard IV, who is later written out of history by (the real) Henry VII. But the later series come closer and closer to reality.

Is Blackadder a real surname?

Clan Blackadder is a Scottish clan. The clan historically held lands near the Anglo-Scottish border.

Is cunning a plan?

Blackadder : Baldrick, I have a very, very, very cunning plan. Baldrick : Is it as cunning as a fox what used to be Professor of Cunning at Oxford University but has moved on and is now working for the U.N. at the High Commission of International Cunning Planning. Blackadder : Yes it is.

How does baldrick spelling Christmas?

He is also possibly the only person ever to spell “Christmas” without getting any of the letters right (he apparently renders the word as “Kwelfnuve” then “corrects” it to “Kweznuz”).

Is it a plan so cunning?

Baldrick: “I have a plan, sir.”Blackadder: “Really, Baldrick? A cunning and subtle one?”Baldrick: “Yes, sir.”Blackadder: “As cunning as a fox who’s just been appointed Professor of Cunning at Oxford University?” Blackadder: “He’s madder than Mad Jack McMad, the winner of last year’s Mr Madman competition.”

Where was Blackadder filmed?

The budget for the series was considerable, with much location shooting particularly at Alnwick Castle in Northumberland and the surrounding countryside in February 1983.

When was Blackadder’s Christmas Carol made?

23 December 1988
Blackadder’s Christmas Carol/Initial release

Blackadder’s Christmas Carol, a one-off episode of Blackadder, is a parody of Charles Dickens’ 1843 novella A Christmas Carol. It is set between Blackadder the Third (1987) and Blackadder Goes Forth (1989), and is narrated by Hugh Laurie. Produced by the BBC, it was first broadcast on BBC1 on 23 December 1988.

Is Blackadder funny?

But it wasn’t especially funny. Aside from Brian Blessed’s boisterous presence, the odd choice piece of wit, and an enjoyable climactic episode, the first season of Blackadder is widely seen as a comedy mis-step.