Louise Gold featured as Mrs Tyler - a Goodwife, in Series 1, Episode 5 ĎWitchsmeller Pursuivant, first broadcast on BBC 1 at 21:25 on 13 July 1983.
Credited In The Radio Times
The Witchsmeller Pursuivant - Frank Finlay
The Great Grumbledook - Rowan Atkinson
Richard IV, A King - Brian Blessed
The Witch Queen - Elspet Gray
Harry, Prince Of Wales - Robert East (credited in The Radio Times but not in the credits on the episode)
Baldrick, A Witch - Tony Robinson
Percy, A Witch - Tim McInnery
Ross, A Lord - Richard Murdoch
Angus, A Lord - Valentine Dyall
Officer, An Officer - Patrick Duncan
Soft, A Guard - Stephen Frost
Anon, A Guard - Mark Arden
Jane Firkettle - Barbara Miller
Princess Leia - Natasha King
Dopey Jack, A Peasant - Forbes Collins
Dumb Abel, A Peasant - Roy Evans
Daft Ned, A Peasant - Perry Benson
Dim Cain, A Peasant - Bert Parnaby
Credited In the TV Credits but uncredited in The Radio Times
Piers, A Yeoman - Howard Lew Lewis
Mrs Field, A Goodwife - Sarah Thomas
Mrs Tyler, A Goodwife - Louise Gold
Stuntman - Gareth Milne
Written by - Richard Curtis and Rowan Atkinson
Additional Dialogue by - William Shakespeare (well thatís what it says in the programmeís credits)
Directed by - Mark Sharlow (credited in Radio Times) and Geoff Posner (uncredited in Radio Times)
Producer - John Lloyd
Original Music by† - Howard Goodall
Designers - Chris Hill and Nigel Green
Producer John Lloyd was also working on UNTV the pilot episode of the TV puppet show that was to become Spitting Image. When that pilotís Leading Puppeteer asked the producer for a job on BlackAdder, the result was a memorable appearance in this episode.
Richard Curtis was also a writer for UNTV and went on to write for Spitting Image. Some of his lyric writing can be found on the (banned by BBC Radio 1) B side of the first Spitting Image single Da Do Run Ron, namely the song Iím Just A Prince Who Canít Say No.
Frank Finlay may have gone on to appear in Comedy Tonight.
Rowan Atkinson went on to take part in Comic Relif 1986, on which Howard Goodall also featured, and with which Richard Curtis, and, Geoff Posner also helped.
Rowan Atkinsonís recording credits include Utterly Utterly Live Comic Relief, for which Richard Curtis also wrote material, and which Howard Goodall featured on as both a writer and performer.
Rowan Atkinsonís recording credits also include Oliver! (Recording).
Robert East went on to appear in Allo Allo, which was also first broadcast on BBC 1.
Howard Lew Lewis went on to appear, along with Louise Gold, in Rachel And The Roarettes.
Rowan Atkinson went on to appear (along with Louise Gold) in a big revival of the musical Oliver! (a show which Tony Robinson had been in the original production of).
Links about BlackAdder
(Please note that I am only including sites which are written in English)
BBC Comedy page for the programme: http://www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/blackadder/ , and in particular the page for this episode: http://www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/blackadder/epguide/one_witchsmeller.shtml
Internet Movie Database Entry: http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0084988/
Muppet Central Interview with Louise Gold (Her appearance in BlackAdder is specifically mentioned): http://www.muppetcentral.com/articles/interviews/gold.shtml
Wikipedia Entry for the programme: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackadder
BlackAdder Powertie.org - A BlackAdder Reference Site (full of cast lists, episode guides and transcripts): http://blackadder.powertie.org/† in particular section for this episode: http://blackadder.powertie.org/episodes/1/5/
TV.Com / TV. Tomeís section for the programme: http://www.tv.com/the-black-adder/show/4747/summary.html In particular the page for this episode:
Rowan Atkinsonís fansiteís page for the programme: http://www.rowanatkinson.org/blackadder.htm
British TV Comedyís page for the programme: http://www.phill.co.uk/comedy/adder/
The British Sitcom Guideís page for the programme: http://www.sitcom.co.uk/blackadder/
The Adderís Laire (one of the older Blackadder fansites): http://freespace.virgin.net/elaine.wildish/adder.htm† in particular the section for this episode:† †http://freespace.virgin.net/elaine.wildish/ba1-5.htm (Note Woman 2, is Mrs Tyler in other words Louise Gold).
Queenieís Cunning Page Of Blackadder (particularly good for links): http://www.lunaestas.com/blackadder/
The BlackAdder Logbook: http://www.thelogbook.com/log/blackadder/† In particular the section dealing with this episode: http://www.thelogbook.com/log/blackadder/year1.htm#ep5
The BlackAdder Guide To Reincarnation: http://members.aol.com/trogrann/blackadder.htm
Black Adder page by D Brewer: http://uk.geocities.com/magoos_universe/ba_main.htm , in particular Episode Guides (compiled by D Brewer): http://uk.geocities.com/magoos_universe/ba_guide.htm
Aveleyman page for the programme: http://www.aveleyman.com/TVShows/TV00000041.HTML
Totse.Comís page for this episode: http://www.totse.com/en/ego/science_fiction/ba1-6.html
2 Tube.comís site for the programme: http://www.2ube.com/blackadder/black-adder.shtml , in particular the page devoted to this episode: http://www.2ube.com/blackadder/05-witch-smeller.shtml
John Lucasís complete list of BlackAdder credits:† http://220.127.116.11/search?q=cache:gqLUv3ydq5EJ:home.comcast.net/~john.lucas/a2e/blackadder.pdf+%22Blackadder%22+%2B+%22Louise+Gold%22&hl=en
Ulrik Christiensenís site for the programme, in particular the page for this episode: http://www.ulrikchristensen.dk/scripts/blackadder/blackadder_1_5.htm
Memorable TVís page for the programme: http://www.memorabletv.com/episodeguides/blackadder.htm
The Media Databaseís page for the programme (includes episode airdates): http://www.themediadb.com/show/TheBlackAdder/
Do You Remember.co.ukís page for the programme: http://www.doyouremember.co.uk/memory.asp?memID=789
NB: I would not recommend the site: BlackAdder Hall:† http://www.blackadderhall.co.uk/ although many people seem to like it, however, when I went onto it my computer picked up a virus (which I had to get a specialist to remove). If you do go on to it, whatever you do, donít attempt the quizs - that is how my computer got infected with a virus.