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.
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 - one month 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
Beautiful bears kept in tiny cages for nrly 20 yrs :( Sign @MoveTheWorldUK petition https://t.co/N0EiUonTV5 & help… https://t.co/c6rXiHIqXy
RT @unnamedculprit: Merry Christmas if you're celebrating!
(And the below is what happens when I combine boredom and Photoshop) #Blessed…
by @brianblessed - 2 months ago
BrianSatNav - one month ago
I know money is tight these days but please help this exciting young Director with his Kickstarter project if you can. Great stuff!
Beautiful bears kept in tiny cages for nrly 20 yrs :( Sign @MoveTheWorldUK petition http://bit.ly/2hYC6lw & help save the #FantaneleBears
Go For It!
BrianSatNav - 2 months ago
It Was AN ABSOLUTE JOY to be part of this very special reading of 'Twas The Night Before Christmas'. Merry Christmas Everyone. Brian
BrianSatNav - 3 months ago
Brian Blessed shared Blind Veterans UK's photo.
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