When did Blackadder go forth?
Blackadder Goes Forth is the fourth and final series of the BBC sitcom Blackadder, written by Richard Curtis and Ben Elton, which aired from 28 September to 2 November 1989 on BBC1.
Are Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie friends?
Fry and Laurie have remained close friends throughout their careers. Laurie frequently thanks Fry when accepting awards, including at the 2007 Golden Globes when he referred to his former comedy partner, in the old A Bit of Fry and Laurie style, as “… m’colleague Stephen Fry”.
How long have Stephen Fry and Elliott Spencer been together?
Elliott Spencer was born in Southhampton and has always had big dreams to become a comic. The 33-year-old has plenty of friends and moves around comedy circles with the likes of Jimmy Carr and David Mitchell. He met Stephen Fry in 2014 and their romance began that summer.
How did Blackadder avoid firing squad?
Rupert was an uncle of Lieutenant George, who became Minister of War in 1917. Being about to be killed by a firing squad, Captain Blackadder instructed Private Baldrick to get George to send a telegram to Rupert, preventing the execution.
How did Blackadder Goes Forth end?
The sequence enters slow motion as a slow piano version of the Blackadder theme is played. The series ends as the violent chaos of No man’s land fades into a tranquil field of poppies, with only birdsong to be heard, leaving the fate of the four ambiguous.
What year was Blackadder 2?
Blackadder II is the second series of the BBC sitcom Blackadder, written by Richard Curtis and Ben Elton, which aired from 9 January 1986 to 20 February 1986.
Who is Hugh Laurie’s best friend?
Aside from their working partnership, Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie have remained the best of friends for decades. Fry was Laurie’s best man at his wedding and has become godfather to all three of Hugh’s children.
What is the age difference between Stephen Fry and Elliott Spencer?
Though their marriage was was a happy union, Stephen and Elliott faced backlash from fans and the press for their 30-year age difference. The couple’s partnership caused such an uproar that Elliott himself came out to defend their relationship. Elliott said: “I don’t care what people think.
Who was Stephen Fry’s best man?
Less than a fortnight after Stephen Fry’s engagement to a 27-year-old comedian was made public, the actor has married Elliott Spencer, 30 years his junior, in a register office ceremony.
Who killed Speckled Jim?
Captain Edmund Blackadder
Upon delivering a telegram to the front line he is shot by Captain Edmund Blackadder with a revolver just after he says ‘Come on George, with 50,000 men getting killed a week who’s going to miss a pigeon?’