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« on: April 15, 2011, 09:57:22 PM »
Stephen Mangan  (TV Series - Bigwig & Silverweed)

Comedy Sketch on Al-Anon

A Mini-Cooper of Sweets

A Dog is Just for Christmas

I can see Bigwig being daring to do some of this stuff.  Stephen fit the role nicely!


Lee Ross  (TV Series - Hawkbit)

Mutual Friends


Just like Hawkbit - a bit unsure!




Jane Horrocks  (TV Series - Hannah)

Things (with Robbie Williams)

Jane Horrocks Interview

Little Voice


Hannah could've started a karaoke party in the downs.  :cheers


John Hurt  (Film - Hazel,  TV Series - Woundwort)

John Hurt on Amnesty

John Hurt Interview

Alien

Cameo in Spaceballs


All around good guy!  A born speaker and leader....just like our Hazel.  Alien well...that's something else.


Richard Briers  (Film - Fiver,  TV Series - Captain Broom)

Ford Sierra Commercial (Fiver likes Duran Duran!)

Polaroid (Fiver likes cameras too!)

Peter Pan - as Smee


I'll always think of Fiver thinking of "Hungry Like the Wolf" while munching on clover now. :p


Denholm Elliott  (Film - Cowslip)

In Making of Indiana Jones


Always questions....he was great as the bumbling Marcus Brody.



Nigel Hawthorne  (Film - Campion)

Yes Minister


Not a lot of speaking for Campion (he had more lines in Plague Dogs) but he can be quite funny!


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« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2011, 11:04:54 PM »
Rob Rackstraw  (TV Series - Captain Campion, Hickory)

Sooty Heights


Campion as a puppet? :p :lol :lol

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« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2011, 11:09:03 PM »
Phil Jupitus  (TV Series - Dandelion)  &  Stephen Fry  (TV Series - Cowslip)

Clips of Phil Jupitus

Phil Jupitus Live




Now we know why Dandelion was goofy and silly in the series...Jupitus is a hoot! :lol
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« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2011, 04:51:37 PM »
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDkpYSV8TjA

Let's play spot the Hawkbit. (Hint: The Hawkbit is not Catherine Tate.)

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« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2011, 12:52:26 AM »
Quote from: This GirlonJul 12 2011, 12:51:37 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDkpYSV8TjA

Let's play spot the Hawkbit. (Hint: The Hawkbit is not Catherine Tate.)
Sounded like it was on the tv.  Am I right?

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« Reply #5 on: July 15, 2011, 12:52:39 AM »
Kate Ashfield - Liz in Shaun of the Dead - Primrose in WSD seasons 1, 2 and 3

Sorry, I don't have any clips from the movie. Didn't find any on youtube, its a universal movie.

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« Reply #6 on: July 15, 2011, 05:31:42 PM »
Andrew Falvey (Fiver in the series)

Johnny and the Dead - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OunjIRaUcKE

This was made in 1995, so Falvey is actually younger here, and the voice isn't recognizable as Fiver, whom he later played.

Famous Five - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGnQ9pO9vgE  (as Guy)

Again, another film piece where Falvey is younger than when he provides the voice for Fiver.  Either his voice deepens before the Watership casting, or he changes it, because there seems to be little resemblance.
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« Reply #7 on: July 15, 2011, 07:15:41 PM »
Ian Shaw  (Hazel in the Series)

As (older) Hindley in Wurthering Heights - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tk3TkWjTars&feature=related

Imagine Hazel talking like this towards the other rabbits.  :blink
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« Reply #8 on: July 15, 2011, 07:43:32 PM »
Another on Falvey:

Casualty - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsmlavvvvUo  (start at 1:20, he's the cop)

Now that's the Fiver voice. :)  I don't see Fiver as cop-like though. :p

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« Reply #9 on: July 15, 2011, 10:13:35 PM »
Quote from: Hawkbit on Jul 14 2011, 08:52:26 PM
Sounded like it was on the tv.  Am I right?
Nah. Lee Ross plays the husband (Paul) in that recurring skit- though you can't really recognize his "Hawkbit" voice except for with the first line in that linked skit.

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« Reply #10 on: July 15, 2011, 10:33:24 PM »
^ Never would've guessed it was him, then I looked it up. :p

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« Reply #11 on: July 16, 2011, 03:04:56 PM »
John Hurt (Hazel movie-Woundwort all 3 seasons) plays Ollivander in Harry Potter (I looked up John Hurt on Wikipedia and picked a few roles) and Snitter in The Plague Dogs. (Imagine Hazel or Woundwort saying "Damn you elil! Damn you all!" as Snitter said this only with "white coats" (humans) instead. :wacko ) I've only seen Plague Dogs though (and only will), Harry Potter, I'd never watch.


Also, he possibly provides the voice of at least one of the background characters in the English dub of Felidae. I'm not 100% sure on this, but I could've sworn I heard one of the background characters sounding just like Woundwort (the movie was redubbed in English 1998)
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« Reply #12 on: July 16, 2011, 03:59:31 PM »
John Hurt also played as S.R. Hadden in "Contact". He may show up only a few times in the whole movie, but he is a very important character.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-uwPje6XKg&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Et4sMJP9FmM

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« Reply #13 on: July 16, 2011, 08:05:02 PM »
Guess who's voice is in this video.
http://www.atom.com/funny_videos/angry_kid_kidnap/
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« Reply #14 on: July 16, 2011, 08:35:13 PM »
Vervain?
"My heart has joined the thousand, for my friend stopped running today." - Hazel

Pessimist sees a dark tunnel. Optimist sees a light in the tunnel. Realist sees the light of coming train. And the train driver sees three idiots standing on the track.