GO! has added comedy classic The Black Adder, to be screened as two back-to-back episodes each Friday, starting Friday, December 18 at 8.30pm.
The Black Adder follows the hilarious misadventures of Edmund, Duke of Edinburgh (Rowan Atkinson), the slimy and despised younger son of King Richard IV (Brian Blessed). Haunted by the memory of his uncle, Richard III (Peter Cook), whom he killed by mistake, he lurks in the castle corridors of power, scheming to get the better of his splendid elder brother Harry (Robert East).
On Christmas Day GO! will present The Black Adder Christmas Carol, a parody of the classic Dickens story with special guest Robbie Coltrane playing the ghost.
The Black Adder series begins Friday, December 18 at 8.30pm, (Update: Series 1) with The Black Adder Christmas Carol airing Friday, December 25 at 8.30pm.