Knowledge Identifier: +Tony_Robinson
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1946.
Countries: United Kingdom (43%), Jamaica (14%), United States (11%)
Linked to: University of Exeter, Labour Party, The Labour Party, Wanstead High School
Dennis Alcapone - In the period from 1970 to 1973, Alcapone made over 100 singles and released three albums, for a range of producers including Hudson, Dodd, Reid, Bunny Lee, Lee Perry, Joe Gibbs, Prince Buster, Alvin Ranglin, Prince Tony Robinson, J.J. Johnson and Phil Pratt, often recording for several producers on the same day.
Chichester Festival Theatre - He appeared in the 1974-75 season at Chichester Festival Theatre, as Angel Chicago in the nativity musical "Follow The Star"
Chichester Festival Theatre programme 1976 most notably at the Leeds Playhouse
Robinson and his former wife Mary Shepherd were active in Bristol Labour politics from the early 1980s
Robinson came to prominence in 1983 for his role in the British historical sitcom "Blackadder", as Edmund Blackadder's dogsbody Baldrick
Mark Billingham - In 1989, a new role in a children's series written by "Blackadder"'s Tony Robinson, would have a lasting impact, both on the nations' children and on Billingham himself
In 2000 he was elected to the Labour Party's National Executive Committee, a position he held to 2004
He was active in the "Make Poverty History" campaign during early 2005, in the lead-up to the G8 summit in Scotland, and is the patron for UK-based charity Street Child Africa
The Da Vinci Code - In 2005, UK TV personality Tony Robinson edited and narrated a detailed rebuttal of the main arguments of Dan Brown and those of Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh and Henry Lincoln, who authored the book "Holy Blood, Holy Grail", in the program "The Real Da Vinci Code", shown on British TV Channel 4
Blackadder - During his June 2007 stage performance, chronicled on the Tony Robinson's Cunning Night Out DVD, Robinson states that, after filming the "Back & Forth special", the general idea was to reunite for another special in 2010
In February 2010 Robinson, described as the 'stunt Pratchett', read the main part of Terry Pratchett's BBC "Richard Dimbleby Lecture"
In August 2014, Robinson was one of 200 public figures who were signatories to a letter to "The Guardian" opposing Scottish independence in the run-up to September's referendum on that issue
Blackadder - In August 2015, Tony Robinson said in an interview "I do think a new series of Blackadder is on the cards
On 23 June 2018 Robinson appeared at the People's Vote march in London to mark the second anniversary of the referendum to leave the European Union