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Author Topic: Battle of the Voices: Bigwig  (Read 1403 times)

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Battle of the Voices: Bigwig
« on: July 21, 2011, 01:14:04 AM »





Who was the better Bigwig voice actor?  Michael Graham-Cox in the film, or Stephen Managan in the TV series?
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« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2011, 01:17:20 AM »
In my honest opinion, both Managan and Graham-Cox sound a lot alike and frankly, they both sound as if they could be the Owsla captain.  Both give strong performance to Bigwig's character of a tough, no-nonsense rabbit.

To me its a toss-up between them; they are equally good in this role. :)

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« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2011, 10:42:15 AM »
I prefered Stephan Mangan. I can't explain why I prefer Stephan Mangan, maybe its because when it comes to sounding serious, he can do it all the time. In the TV series, Bigwig sounded serious all the time, while in the movie he only did when something was going on. I prefer the tv series actors/actresses over the movie when I think about it.

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« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2011, 06:16:16 PM »
They both did too well with the character to tell them apart. A tie for me.

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« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2011, 06:00:43 AM »
Stephen Mangan has my vote- mostly because I can see the actor as having Bigwig's personality more, and that while we only saw 2 hours of Michael Graham-Cox playing Biggie, we saw alot more of Mangan. :3

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« Reply #5 on: July 22, 2011, 11:42:20 AM »
^
That's because Michael died before they made the tv series.

By the tv series only Jon Hurt (Hazel), Richard Briers (Fiver), Richard O'Callaghan (Dandelion), Hannah Gordon (Hyzenthlay), Clifton Jones (Blackavar), Derek Griffiths (Chervil/Vervain) and Joss Ackland (Black Rabbit) were still living.
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« Reply #6 on: July 22, 2011, 04:34:47 PM »
^ What you don't see in that picture is the cigarette Michael is holding. ;)  Wonder if that had anything to do with his earlier death...

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« Reply #7 on: July 23, 2011, 06:11:06 PM »
I have no preference in this one. Both actors did great as Bigwig. ;)
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« Reply #8 on: July 24, 2011, 01:22:25 PM »
Michael

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« Reply #9 on: August 17, 2011, 04:00:44 PM »
I agree with Myrkin. They both did great as Bigwig
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