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Tony Robinson's Cunningcast
Tony Robinson is best-known for playing turnip-brained Baldrick who always had 'a cunning plan' in the iconic TV show Blackadder. He's presented countless documentaries throughout his 50-year career, including 20-years on Channel 4's Time Team, inspired by his passion for history and for digging deep into the past to understand more about the present. That's his thing!In his cunningly curated history podcast, Tony is delving into the weird and wonderful stories that grab him and make him want to know more about the world around us. He’s asking: Why was...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 322 ratings
Goodall
I loved this episode! Thank you for doing the Blackadder episodes. I hope it ends up on one of the U.S. Streams like Britbox.
Pudelmom via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/25/24
Fantastic
Love the subjects in this podcast, love national Treasure Sir Tony and love the fact he asks what might be deemed by other “celebrity” interviewers as a daft or embarrassing question, buts it’s exactly the one you’re thinking yourself. Asked not for his lack of understanding, but that his natural...Read full review »
Motorcycle drifter via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 04/04/24
A Broadcasting Hero !
The great thing about this Pod is the variety of subjects covered , including some you don’t think are for you, but end up being really fascinating Tony is ( obviously) great , and his banter with Producer Melissa at the beginning of each pod is also a highlight All that said , the History and...Read full review »
johnbhoy1962 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 03/23/24
Recent Episodes
To mark Dementia Acton Week, Tony is bringing you a special episode dedicated to the past, present and future of this difficult disease with his expert guest Fiona Carragher, Director of Research and Influencing at the Alzheimer’s Society. Dementia the UK’s number one killer, 1 in 3 people will...
Published 05/16/24
Published 05/16/24
Ben Elton is on Cunningcast today.  Ben was the co-writer on Blackadder Series 2, 3 and 4: they talk about Ben's comedy roots, working on The Young Ones with Rik and Ade and how Ben got the Blackadder gig via a near miss TV sitcom about Madness. They also chew over the highs and lows of working...
Published 05/09/24
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