Blackadder: The Specials
Country of Origin:  United Kingdom
Production year: 1988
Directors: Richard Boden, Paul Weiland
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: Disc ID: 7EB9-0892-FC6B-CF62
Running time: 2:02 (122 Min.)
Casetype: Digipak, Slip Cover
Format: PAL, Color, 1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen, Full Frame
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: June 15, 2009
Collection type: Owned
Status: Available
Purchase date: October 19, 2011
Purchase price: Hidden
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Overview
Contains:

Blackadder's Christmas Carol
Ebenezer Blackadder is the kindest man in England, until a visit from the Spirit of Christmas helps him to see the error of his ways.

The Cavalier Years
It is November 1648 and King Charles I is hiding from Cromwell and his Roundheads, having lost the English Civil War. His only two remaining supporters are one Sir Edmund Blackadder and his servant, Baldrick...

Back and Forth
It's New Year's Eve 1999 and Lord Edmund Blackadder V is holding a dinner party for his 4 closest friends.

Baldrick's Video Diary
Documentary about the making of Back and Forth. Scenes from Back and Forth are interspliced with production footage and interviews.
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Genres
Comedy
Television
Studios
Production Studios:
 • BBC
Media Companies:
 • BBC Worldwide
 • 2 entertain Video
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital
Subtitles
English
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Featurettes
Crew
 Blackadder's Christmas Carol
Direction
Richard Boden....Director
Writing
Richard Curtis....Writer
Ben Elton....Writer
Production
John Lloyd....Producer
Film Editing
Chris Wadsworth....Film Editor
Music
Howard Goodall....Composer
Sound
Alan Machin....Sound
Peter Barville....Sound
Art
Steve Lucas....Visual Effects
Richard Croft....Costume Designer
Vicky Pocock....Make-up Artist
Antony Thorpe....Production Designer
 Blackadder: Back & Forth
Direction
Paul Weiland....Director
Writing
Richard Curtis....Writer
Ben Elton....Writer
Production
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise....Producer
Peter Bennett-Jones....Executive Producer
Geoffrey Perkins....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Tony Pierce-Roberts....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Guy Bensley....Film Editor
Music
Howard Goodall....Composer
Sound
Neil Kingsbury....Sound
Paul Davies....Sound Editor
Tim Alban....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Jan Sewell....Make-up Artist
Hazel Pethig....Costume Designer
Andrew Howe-Davies....Production Designer
Tom Bowyer....Art Director
Nic Pallace....Art Director
Beverley Binda....Make-up Artist
François Cresson....Make-up Artist
Lizzie Lawson....Make-up Artist
Philip Lester....Costume Designer
Bob Hollow....Visual Effects
Visual Effects: Magic Camera
Anthony Hunt....Visual Effects
Cast
 Blackadder's Christmas Carol
Rowan Atkinson....Blackadders
Tony Robinson....Baldricks
Miranda Richardson....Queens Elizabeth I/Asphyxia XIX
Stephen Fry....Lords Melchett/Frondo
Hugh Laurie....Princes Regent/Pigmot
Robbie Coltrane....Spirit of Christmas
Miriam Margolyes....Queen Victoria
Jim Broadbent....Prince Albert
Patsy Byrne....Nursie/Bernard
Denis Lill....Beadle
Pauline Melville....Mrs Scratchit
Philip Pope....Lord Nelson
Nicola Bryant....Millicent
Ramsay Gilderdale....Ralph
Enormous Orphans
David Barber
Erkan Mustafa
David Nunn
 Blackadder: Back & Forth
Rowan Atkinson....All Blackadders
Tony Robinson....All Baldricks
Stephen Fry....All Melchetts
Hugh Laurie....All Georges
Tim McInnerny....All Darlings
Miranda Richardson....All Elizabeths
Tyrannosaurus Rex....Dinosaur
Patsy Byrne....Nursie
Colin Firth....William Shakespeare
Rik Mayall....Robin Hood
Kate Moss....Maid Marian
Crispin Harris....Friar Tuck
Simon Russell-Beale....Napoleon
Stephen Fry....Wellington
Hordes of Scots....Scottish Hordes
Jenny Bond....Royal Reporter
 Blackadder: The Cavalier Years
Rowan Atkinson....Sir Edmund Blackadder (uncredited)
Warren Clarke....Oliver Cromwell (uncredited)
Stephen Fry....King Charles I (uncredited)
Tony Robinson....Baldrick (uncredited)