Blackadder – your country needs you

Remember that time Michael Gove complained that Blackadder depicted World War I as a ‘misbegotten shambles’? Well if anyone sees Mr. Gove, please let him know he’s welcome to come and confirm his theory. We have a free ticket for him to see our production of Blackadder  (Denis Burke)

Michael Gove has hit out at TV shows and historians who depict the first world war as a “misbegotten shambles”. But does satirising or criticising the great war really denigrate ordinary British soldiers, as the education secretary claims?

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