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David Bradley

Appearing Saturday & Sunday Only

David John Bradley is an English actor. He is known for playing Argus Filch in the Harry Potter film series, Walder Frey in the HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones and Abraham Setrakian in the FX horror series The Strain.


He is also an established stage actor with a career that includes a Laurence Olivier Award for his role in a production of King Lear.

Other acting credits include the BBC series Our Friends in the North, the ITV series Broadchurch (for which he won the best supporting actor

award at the 2014 British Academy Television Awards), and the films Hot Fuzz, The World's End and Captain America: The First Avenger.


Bradley played fictional Labour Member of Parliament Eddie Wells in the 1996 award-winning BBC Two serial Our Friends in the North. In 1996, he appeared as gangster Alf Black in Band of Gold. In 1998, he appeared in the BBC adaptation of Vanity Fair as the miserly Sir Pitt Crawley, and Our Mutual Friend as the villainous Rogue Riderhood. Other television appearances include the 2001 series The Way We Live Now, directed by David Yates, who would work with Bradley five years later on the Harry Potter films.


From 2002–04, Bradley starred as Jake in the BBC comedy series Wild West. Bradley acted in the 2004 musical drama serial Blackpool on BBC One. He appeared in the 2005 BBC drama Mr. Harvey Lights a Candle, playing the role of a morose coach driver who takes an unruly party of pupils on a trip to Salisbury Cathedral, and the 2006 BBC drama Sweeney Todd. He had a small role in a 2005 episode of the series Taggart. In 2003, he played Tom in the Midsomer Murders episode "The Green Man". He appeared as the electrolarynx-using gangster Stemroach in the BBC comedy series Ideal and as Electric in the BBC's Thieves Like Us, as well as the BBC One series True Dare Kiss in 2007–08.


Bradley appeared in the 2002 film Nicholas Nickleby, and had a small role in the 2007 comedy film Hot Fuzz as a farmer who illegally hoards weapons. He played Cohen the Barbarian in a Sky One adaptation of The Colour of Magic in 2008.[4] That same year he appeared as Spooner in a production of No Man's Land at the Gate Theatre, Dublin, which later transferred to London's West End.


In 2009, Bradley appeared as an animal rights activist in the popular BBC drama Ashes to Ashes, and appeared in BBC's The Street later that year. Bradley portrayed Will Somers, Henry VIII's court fool, in an episode of the Showtime series The Tudors in 2009. In 2010, he appeared in the film Another Year, which earned him a nomination for Best Supporting Actor from the London Film Critics Circle Awards. In 2011, 2013 and 2016, Bradley appeared as Lord Walder Frey in the HBO series Game of Thrones. In January 2017, it was confirmed that Bradley would appear in the seventh season of the show later that year.


In 2012, he played Solomon in the episode of Doctor Who called "Dinosaurs on a Spaceship". In 2013, Bradley portrayed William Hartnell in the Doctor Who docudrama An Adventure in Space and Time. He returned to Doctor Who portraying the First Doctor in "The Doctor Falls" and the 2017 Christmas Special "Twice Upon a Time". He also portrayed William Hartnell's First Doctor in a series of audio stories released by Big Finish entitled The First Doctor Adventures starting in January 2018. This makes him the third actor to play the role in the television programme, after William Hartnell and Richard Hurndall since the premiere of Doctor Who in 1963, and at the age of 75, he is the also the oldest actor to play the role of the Doctor.


From 2014, Bradley played Professor Abraham Setrakian, a Holocaust survivor turned vampire hunter in Guillermo del Toro's TV series The Strain. He will voice the Lord High Admiral Suvarov in the PC RPG The Mandate amd is currently staring with Ricky Gervais in the new Netflix series Afterlife. 


Autograph £31.00, Selfie £11.00, Autograph and Selfie Combo £36.00

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