Blackadder Goes Forth

Cambridge Repertory Society
Blackadder Goes Forth

This production is an amateur performance based on the hit BBC comedy television series Blackadder Goes Forth written by Richard Curtis and Ben Elton. All royalties from this production are paid to Comic Relief.

Adapted for the stage by director Dave Stearns, and based on 4 episodes of the original series (Corporal Punishment, General Hospital, Private Plane and Goodbyee).

The action is set in the British trenches of the Western Front in 1917 and chronicles Blackadder’s attempts to escape the madness of war, aided and abetted by upper-class twit, Lt George St Barleigh and the profoundly stupid Private Baldrick and his “cunning plans”. Blackadder is foiled at every turn by General Melchett and his obsequious batman, Captain Darling. The play also includes everyone’s favourite rogue, Lord Flashheart in scene-stealing form.

The season opens over Armistice weekend in Cambridge, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

Meal & Show and Show Only options available, special matinee on Armistice Sunday. Prices vary from $25-$60.

TICKETS FROM or Cambridge Paper Plus.

PLEASE NOTE START TIMES VARY – check details for your chosen performance.

Parental Guidance advised – moderate sexual references, comedy violence, mild swearing.Flashing light effects

10 Nov 18 - 08 Dec 18
Various start times - see booking site for details (
The Gaslight Theatre
Alpha Street
Ticket Info
Meal & Show (Fridays and Saturdays)
Show Only (Tue, Wed, Thu)
Matinee (Sun)
General admission