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.
I know. Go see it if you can, it's a great exploration of comedy and tragedy.
by @brianblessed - 6 days ago
Edinburgh Festival Spotlight: The Delights of Dogs and the Problems of People https://t.co/NJqm4xoIzF via @dperks13
RT @haveigotnews: After Adobe announces plans to kill off Flash, one fan expresses his outrage. https://t.co/xpMLhmbjGf
by @brianblessed - 21 days ago
On #WorldTigerDay please help @TigerTimeNow raise awareness for wild tigers #KillTheComplacency and #RTfortigers… https://t.co/Xzj2ONafji
by @brianblessed - 22 days ago
RT @PHASEWorldwide: Well done to @alex_staniforth for completing his epic 100 peaks in 72 days Climb the UK! What's next Alex? @CotswoldAm…
BrianSatNav - 20 days ago
Today is #WorldTigerDay and sadly wild tiger populations are in trouble. With as few as 3,500 left on Earth it’s vital that we raise awareness for these amazing big cats. Tigers are umbrella species which means that their existence protects and creates a vibrant and vital ecosystem of 1000s of organisms. The forests in which they live provide food, water, fuel, employment generation, agriculture, fodder and grazing, timber, pollination of plants, carbon storage and sequestration (vital for climate protection against global warming), water and its purification by filtering organic wastes, soil conservation, nutrient cycling, moderation of extreme events such as cyclone storms, flash floods. In short, everything we need to survive. Find out more how you can help protect these awesome animals at www.tigertime.info
BrianSatNav - one month ago
@PDSA – For Pets In Need of Vets, has launched a new campaign raising awareness of the importance #vaccinations. Vaccinations help save pets’ lives. But millions of unvaccinated pets are at risk of catching deadly diseases. Help change the story and join me to #SpreadTheWord not the disease http://bit.ly/2rwnbof
BrianSatNav - 4 months 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
BrianSatNav - 7 months ago
I know money is tight these days but please help this exciting young Director with his Kickstarter project if you can. Great stuff!
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