The iconic BBC series Blackadder could be set for a return as Tony Robinson hinted that the show could be getting a reboot. This is a big development for fans of the show as Robinson previously shut down Blackadder reunion rumours.
In a recent interview with the Radio Times, Robinson mentioned that a Blackadder reboot could be on the cards - although it may not be in the form of a TV show.
"I think it ought to be possible to come up with something," Robinson explained.
"Rowan always said to me that if there was to be another Blackadder it shouldn’t necessarily be a television series, we should find another guise for it."
Blackadder was a series of four sitcoms (and special episodes) with each series being set in a different period of history. Blackadder's first series was based on the adventures of its main character Edmund Blackadder (played by Rowan Atkinson) who was a member of the Blackadder family dynasty.
Each series saw a new Blackadder descendent through history, with Atkinson playing each character through the show's run. Robinson appeared as Baldrick (the servant of Blackadder) in the first series. He continued to play each descendant of the Baldrick name and Robinson's roles were supporting characters for Atkinson's lead.
Speaking about his time on the show, Robinson said: "It was absolutely wonderful being part of Blackadder; the pilot script was ghastly but I knew if I could work with that group of people, I would have something to contribute. It worked beyond my wildest dreams.
"Although I wasn’t able to offer the sharp intellect of Stephen Fry or Ben Elton, I was 10 years older than them and had an enormous amount of experience I could bring to the table."
Blackadder is available to stream on BBC iPlayer.
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