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Ben Elton to Use Upstart Crow to Criticise Red Nose Day and Comic Relief

Ben Elton writes an episode of his latest sitcom that criticises Comic Relief? Seems so. Upstart Crow is the latest sitcom written by Elton for BBC2, following The Young Ones, Blackadder, Blessed and The Thin Blue Line. It stars David Mitchell and tells the London and Stratford life of William Shakespeare, his family, and his work colleagues. […]


Get Six Free Episodes Of Blackadder From iTunes

It's all a big promotion for Johnny English Reborn, and it will likely encourage a lot of new Blackadder fans to purchase the other three series and the superb Blackadder's Christmas Carol special,* but it seems wonderfully generous that between now and October 21st, iTunes users can have the entirety of Blackadder II for free. […]