Newly appointed Lord High Executioner Edmund (Rowan Atkinson) is headed for trouble when he has the wrong man decapitated. Lady Farrow: Holly de Jong. Gaoler Ploppy: Bill Wallis. Earl Farrow: Patrick Duncan. Baldrick: Tony Robinson.
Debut: Rowan Atkinson plays Lord Edmund Blackadder in this farce set in Elizabethan England. In the opener, Edmund is confused by his feelings for his new manservant, who's actually a woman. Kate: Gabrielle Glaister. Flashheart: Rik Mayall. Percy: Tim McInnerny.