Thursday, December 10, 2015

The Stable of British Actors, Part two

Harriet Walter and Edward Petherbridge

I wasn’t interested in writing to today’s prompt from The Daily Post,and I’m busy with paper grading, so I’m posting an entry I wrote a little while ago, a follow –up post:


The Stable of British Actors, Part Two

Ever since I became enamoured of the Harry Potter series and then of the films, I have noticed the actors showing up in other venues.  For example, Robert Hardy, who played Cornelius Fudge



From the cast of Harry Potter:

Sirius Black:  Gary Oldman

Lord Voldemort:  Ralph Fiennes

Remus Lupin:  David Thewlis

Horace Slughorn:  Jim Broadbent

Dumbledore: Michael Gambon

Rufus Scrimgeor: Bill Nighy

Lucius Malfoy: Jason Isaacs

Gilderoy Lockhart:  Kenneth Branagh

Severus Snape: Alan Rickman

Aunt Marge:  Pam Ferris



David Thewlis’s roles:

Prime Suspect 3

War Horse

The Theory of Everything






Pamela Betsy Cooper  

 6 Midsomer Murders


David Warner   

            Midsomer Murders,  Inspector Lewis


Tim Piggott-Smith            The Jewel in the Crown

                                                Downton Abbey

                                                Inspector Lewis

                                                Midsomer Murders

                                                Inspector Lynley


Helen Callahan                 Midsomer Murders

Samantha Bond      Midsomer Murders - many episodes!


Anna Wilson Jones         Midsomer Murders, Inspector Lewis, Inspector Morse


Michael Maloney     Inspector Lewis , Midsomer Murders


Anna Massey -  Inspector Lewis, Inspector Morse, Midsomer Murders


Neil Dudgeon -   Midsomer Murders, Inspector Morse


Jason Isaacs

  Lucius Malfoy in Harry Potter,

West Wing,

Resident Evil,

 Black Hawk Down,

 Inspector Morse


Owen Teale 

Inspector Lewis

Midsomer Murders


Art Malik



Inspector Lewis

The Jewel in the Crown


James Fox   

Patriot Games

The Remains of the Day

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Downton Abbey

Midsomer Murders

Inspector Lewis

Agatha Christie’s Marple

The loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

Nicola Redmond

Inspector Lewis

Midsomer Murders


Pam Ferris

Rosemary and Thyme

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkhaban

Midsomer Murders


Harriet Walter

Midsomer Murders

Harriet Vane in the Lord Peter Wimsey series


Victoria Wicks

Midsomer Murders


Mary Jo Randall

Midsomer Murders


Lisa Eichhorn

Midsomer Murders
Inspector Morse
I could go on and on, and maybe I will, another time!






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