Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Review Blackadder's Return Steals the Show

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Review Blackadder's Return Steals the Show

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Byline: BRUCE DESSAU

quickly in full flow, sticking her diamante heels into Goldie Hawn ("Grow up!") and saying she has her own charity that fondles elderly men -- called Feels on Wheels.

Elsewhere, Omid Djalili made the audience squirm and laugh in equal measure when he praised the Prince's Trust for helping youngsters back on their feet: "What they've done with Prince Harry is amazing."

The giggles were more relaxed when the humour steered clear of smut and treason. Milton Jones won new fans with a string of printable one-liners: "I've got my own private jet. The rest of the Jacuzzi belongs to my mum."

But it was Atkinson, last seen clowning brilliantly at the Olympics opening ceremony, who stole the show as thieving financier Lord Blackadder.

Atkinson returns to the West End in January to star in Quartermaine's Terms, but his banker-bashing reboot last night was a real scoop.

The scheming toff was fiendishly smug as he faced a Parliamentary inquiry fronted by Hart. …

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