Brian Blessed grew up in Goldthorpe, Yorkshire, and trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. His television appearances include ZCars, Boy Dominic, I, Claudius, Cold Comfort Farm, The Little World of Don Camillo, Blackadder, My Family and Other Animals, The History of Tom Jones and Peppa Pig. His films include The Trojan Women, Flash Gordon, Henry V, Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet, As You Like It, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves and Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. "
"Brian is also an explorer and mountaineer. He became the oldest man to reach the North Magnetic Pole on foot in 1999 and to reach 28,000 feet of Everest without oxygen. He lives in Surrey with his wife, Hildegard Neil. Absolute Pandemonium is his fifth book. "
"Photographer credit: Paul Marc Mitchell
We were delighted to see that Brian Blessed, Anna Kessel and Jayne Senior were amongst those recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2016.
Here's a little bit about some work I completed for those lovely people at Warhorse Studios https://t.co/Vh1qI6BNZj
by @brianblessed - 15 days ago
RT @AnimalsAsia: He spent years caged and alone on a bile farm - now rescued - moon bear Cinta can't stop making friends https://t.co/FYpBN…
by @brianblessed - 29 days ago
Nepal still needs support - how about a cycling London to Paris with my friends at @PHASEWorldwide to raise funds? https://t.co/H2gsL82a4D
by @brianblessed - 3 months ago
Who knew?! As well as being about 60% water, I'm 15% adventurer & 14% optimist! Find out what you're #madeof here:… https://t.co/S72vCpdhIH
A rather fun little Kickstarter project if you have any spare pennies! Smashing young Director too! https://t.co/fXtfA1hP5U
BrianSatNav - one month ago
I’m thrilled to bits to be starring as Odin in the new short film Eric and the Barbarian! However, the project needs your help to get funded. Please have a look at this Kickstarter link from a wonderful bunch of filmmakers and donate what you can. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2127487442/eric-and-the-barbarian-fantasy-comedy-short-film
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