'Blackadder' 

 by Richard Curtis and Ben Elton

 

January 2016

Blackadder II - Bells

Synopsis

It is Elizabethan England and Edmund is concerned by his feelings toward his new manservant, Bob, and seeks the advice of the local wise woman. But Bob has a great secret....

Cast

And who is Jane?

And who is Jane?

Blackadder flyer

Blackadder flyer

Blackadder upbraids Baldrick

Blackadder upbraids Baldrick

In the court of Queen Elizabeth I

In the court of Queen Elizabeth I

The Wisewoman's advice?

The Wisewoman's advice?

Imagine if she got a cold...yuck

Imagine if she got a cold...yuck

Hmm, you look sweet as a little pie

Hmm, you look sweet as a little pie

Sorry Percy?

Sorry Percy?

Who's he?

Who's he?

A tongue like an electric eel!

A tongue like an electric eel!

Full cast - Blackadder II: Bells

Full cast - Blackadder II: Bells

Mother (Kathryn Trickey), Kate/Bob (Lisa Stapleton), Baldrick (John Mills),  Edmund Blackadder  (Simon Crutchley), Lord Percy (Martin Whittaker),

Lord Melchett (Vee Sharma), Queen Elizabeth I (Vikie Meachin), Nursie (Natalie Brown), Dr Leech (Steve Coles) , Young Crone (Isobel Brown),

Wisewoman (Kathryn Trickey), Lord Flashheart (Steve Coles)

 

One Act stand-in: Nursie/Young Crone (Kit Muffett)

 

Director: Kit Muffett

Awards

"Bells" was entered into the Bristol One Act Drama Festival, at the Olympus Theatre on the WISE Campus, where we came away with three awards together with a further three nominations.

 
Jim English Costume Award - The Oldland Players

Best Supporting Actress Winner - Kathryn Trickey

Best Supporting Actor Winner - Stephen Coles

 

Additional nominations:
Best Actress - Vikie Meachin
Best Supporting Actress - Kit Muffett

Best Set - The Oldland Players

We then went on to the Avon Association of Drama Festival at the Backwell Playhouse, where we had another successful evening returning with two awards and a further nomination.

 

Best Costume Award - The Oldland Players

Best Supporting Actress Winner - Vikie Meachin

 

Additional nomination:
Best Actress - Lisa Stapleton

 

Bristol  - Best Costume

Bristol - Best Costume

BlackAdder 2016 - Bristol Awards

BlackAdder 2016 - Bristol Awards

Bristol Best Costume BlackAdder 2016

Bristol Best Costume BlackAdder 2016

Bristol - Best Supporting Actress

Bristol - Best Supporting Actress

Bristol Best Supporting Actress 2016

Bristol Best Supporting Actress 2016

Bristol - Best Supporting Actor

Bristol - Best Supporting Actor

Bristol Best Supporting Actor 2016

Bristol Best Supporting Actor 2016

BlackAdder 2016 - Avon Awards

BlackAdder 2016 - Avon Awards

Avon - Best Supporting Actress 2016

Avon - Best Supporting Actress 2016

Avon - Best Supporting Actress

Avon - Best Supporting Actress

Avon - Best Costume 2016

Avon - Best Costume 2016

Avon - Best Costume

Avon - Best Costume

The adjudication for this show, as well as those for many others, is available in the members’ section of the site

Sorry Percy?

"Lord Percy" Martin Whittaker, "Edmund Blackadder" Simon Crutchley, "Kate" Lisa Stapleton, "Queen Elizabeth I" Vickie Meachin, "Baldrick" John Mills, "Nursie" Natalie Brown and "Lord Melchett" Vee Sharma, in Richard Curtis and Ben Elton's "Blackadder II - Bells" January 2016