Monday, 1 January 2018

Doctor Who Vs. Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows, Parts 1 and 2

"These are dark times.. our 
world has faced no greater 
threat.. but you can't fight 
this war on your own Mr. 
Potter.. he's too strong."

ITV's festive Harry Potter season
concluded last night - the seventh 
and eighth entries in the cinema
saga featured John Hurt (as 
Garrick Ollivander), David
Bradley (Argus Filch) and a
total of twenty-six other Doctor Who cast connections:

  • Bill Nighy (Rufus Scrimgeour) was Dr. Black in Vincent and the Doctor
  • David Ryall (Elphias Doge) voiced Carthok and Valentine for Big Finish's Phantasmagoria (1999)
  • Graham Duff (Death Eater) was the Waiter in Deep Breath, and voiced Baggit, War Lord, Doorman, Reporter and Presenter for Unbound: Exile (2003)
  • Carolyn Pickles (Charity Burbage) voiced Lady Meera for Army of Death (2011), and Cardinal Ollistra for Doom Coalition 4 (2017)
  • Guy Henry (Pius Thicknesse) voiced Ikron for Infamy of the Zaross (2017)
  • Ashley McGuire (Death Eater) voiced the Sergeant for The Last Adventure: The Red House (2015)
  • Steffan Rhodri (Reg Cattermole) voiced Commander Korshal for Dreamtime (BF, 2005), and Minister for Torchwood: Outbreak (2016)
  • Ellie Darcey-Alden (Young Lily Potter) was Francesca in The Snowmen
  • Daniel Hill (Wizard) was Chris Parsons in Shada, and voiced Percy Noggins for Hornet's Nest: The Stuff of Nightmares (AudioGo, 2009)
  • George Potts (Wizard) voiced Ruben and Guard for You are the Doctor and Other Stories (2015)
  • Eva Alexander (Waitress) was the Nurse in Let's Kill Hitler
  • Granville Saxton (Death Eater) voiced the Duke of Wellington for The Curse of Davros (2012)
  • Greg Bennett (Wizard) was both a Sycorax Warrior and a UNIT Soldier in The Christmas Invasion, and an uncredited Guest in The Lazarus Experiment
  • for Warwick Davis (Flitwick/Griphook), Sean Biggerstaff (Wood), Adrian Rawlins (James Potter) and Leslie Phillips (Sorting Hat) see The Philosopher's Stone
  • for Mark Williams (Arthur Weasley), Miriam Margolyes (Sprout) and Toby Jones (voice of Dobby) see The Chamber of Secrets
  • for Michael Gambon (Dumbledore) and Spencer Wilding (Knight) see The Prisoner of Azkaban
  • for Imelda Staunton (Umbridge), Rusty Goffe (Goblin) and Daisy Haggard (voice of Ministry lift) see The Order of the Phoenix
  • for Jim Broadbent (Slughorn) and Helen McCrory (Narcissa) see The Half-Blood Prince

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