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Advantages: A collective publication of perhaps the best British comedy scripts ever written
Disadvantages: If you disliked the TV series this book will do nothing for you

...BlackAdder, The Whole Damn Dynasty 1485-1917 is a superb addition to any book collection. One of the funniest books I have had the pleasure of reading, the humour starts on the dust cover with a quote from the great Edmund Blackadder himself "The greatest ...

wiggglypufff 20.01.2001 ˇ Read full review
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Not your typical dynasty...

Advantages: A great companion to the series
Disadvantages: -

The Blackadder series, begun in the 1980s, was a comedic masterpiece set forth by Rowan Atkinson and his comrades. From start to finish, the first series was a masterstroke of wit, irony and comedic styling that fits both the contemporary and medieval sit ...

frkurt 27.01.2005 ˇ Read full review
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Cunning!

Advantages: Brilliant scripts, nice illustrations, extra material and cast photos.
Disadvantages: None

Lord Percy: My Lord, they say that the Infanta's eyes are bluer than the famous Bluestone of Galviston. Blackadder: And have you ever seen this Bluestone of Galviston Lord Percy? Lord Percy: No, My Lord. Blackadder: And have you ever seen the Infanta's ...

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Sorted

Advantages: Hilarious, complete collection
Disadvantages: Better on TV? Vieiwing may be needed for full effect!

...I was given this book as a Christmas present, and probably would not have bought it of my own accord. Before you read it, you'd think the format of a book would not work for such a series as the immensely successful Blackadder This is not the case, howeve ...

jamiep 23.07.2000 ˇ Read full review

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Every word, lie, cunning plan and cock-up

Advantages: Reasonably priced and money goes to Comic Relief
Disadvantages: Quite lengthy and "Blackadder's Christmas Carol" is missing

I was given "Blackadder: The Whole Damn Dynasty 1485-1917" as a present and I thoroughly enjoyed it. It will appeal to fans of the series who are sad enough to want the scripts! As well all the scripts from each series, there are extra funny stories, fe ...

Mel27 29.07.2004 ˇ Read full review
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Review of Blackadder - Richard Curtis, Ben Elton, Rowan Atkinson, John Lloyd

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