Blackadder legend Brian Blessed set to make waves as Thames tour guide

A-list actor Brian ‘Booming’ Blessed is set to become a tour guide after announcing he would take passengers on the River Thames on a riverboat cruise.

The loud-voiced legend will become a captain for the night – just like his sea-loving Peppa Pig character, Grampy Rabbit – giving fans a “once in a lifetime” chance to listen to 90 minutes of his titanic tones as as they sail down the river.

The star of Flash Gordon, Blackadder and Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace will provide live commentary and entertainment throughout the journey.

On board Brian, 85, an avid reader of the Daily Star, will share anecdotes and anecdotes about London’s history as well as tales from his long career in showbiz.



Brian ‘Booming’ Blessed is set to become a guide after announcing he will take passengers on the River Thames on a riverboat cruise

The actor – famous for shouting ‘Gordon’s Alive’ in the 1980 space opera film about the comic book superhero – promises to treat cruisers with a tongue-in-cheek guide to some of his favorite haunts in the capital.

An announcement posted on Brian’s social media reads: “Ahoy, shipmates!

“Join (un)official guide Brian Blessed for a unique sightseeing tour along the Thames!



Blessed Brian
The loud-voiced legend is giving fans a ‘once in a lifetime’ chance to listen to 90 minutes of his titanic tones as they cruise down the river

“With two trips on the same day, pick your time and spend 90 minutes with Captain Brian cruising the Thames.

“Enjoy a complimentary drink and cruise through Henley’s history accompanied by live commentary from the beloved adventurer and actor.

Take in beautiful views as ‘Captain Brian’ entertains you with anecdotes, stories and a wry tour of Henley by boat.



Blessed Brian
Tickets to join Brian are selling out fast

“Also, on the return trip, ask the National Treasure any burning questions you have.”

Tickets costing £50 per person are selling out fast.

Brian has often expressed his love of boat travel and once claimed he traveled down a Malaysian river in a canoe captained by an orangutan.

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