Game Of Thrones, Star Wars and Dr Who actors among Birmingham Comic Con guests

By Kirsten Rawlins | Attractions | Published:

A star-studded line-up of special guests will be ready to meet fans at this year's Birmingham Comic Con.

David Bradley, right, in Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets

Star Wars icon Anthony Daniels, Doctor Who star Pearl Mackie and Game of Thrones and Harry Potter actor David Bradley are among those set to appear.

Anthony Daniels is best known for playing the part of C-P30 in Star Wars. He is the only actor to have appeared in all of the major films in the series, as well as its many spin-offs.

On location in the Tunisian desert, Director George Lucas directs actor Anthony Daniels, who plays the robot C-3PO, in Star Wars II: Attack of the Clones

Pearl Mackie, meanwhile, played the role of Bill Potts - the Twelfth Doctor's companion.

Peter Capaldi as Doctor Who with Pearl Mackie as Bill Potts

Finally, David Bradley is best known for portraying Argus Filch in the Harry Potter film series, as well as Walder Frey in Game Of Thrones.

The NEC event, running from November 18 to 19, will also star actor Keith Allen and Pokemon voiceover star Veronica Taylor.

Actor Keith Allan


They will be joined by fellow stars Walking Dead and Star Trek: The Next Generation actress Denise Crosby, Dr Who actor and musical comedian Bernard Cribbins, Star Wars: Rogue One actor Guy Henry and Primeval and Wireless star Andrew Lee Potts.

Left, Bernard Cribbins, as Wilfred (Wilf) Mott

Comic Con will also have the following stars appearing in the memorabilia area: Peter Davison (All Creatures Great and Small), Janet Fielding (Dr Who), Sarah Sutton (Dr Who), Angus MacInnes (Hellboy, The Black Dahlia, Star Wars), John Morton (Flash Gordon, Star Wars), Hugh Spight (The Dark Crystal, Star Wars), Bern Collaco (Justice League, Wonder Woman, Rogue One), Bill Westley (Star Wars; Good Morning, Vietnam), Carol Cleveland (Monty Python and The Holy Grail, Life Of Brian, The Meaning Of Life), Martine Beswick (Thunderball, From Russia With Love), Pauline Peart (Carry On Girls) and Caroline Munro (The Spy Who Loved Me) - plus many more.

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Kirsten Rawlins

By Kirsten Rawlins

Online Entertainment Editor for the Express & Star and Shropshire Star. E-mail me, or phone 01902 319368


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