Burke and Hare

Tag: Movie

Title: Burke and Hare
AKA: Burke and Hare
Year: 2010
Character: Old Joseph
Director: John Landis
Cameraman: John Mathieson
Screenplay: Piers Ashworth, Nick Moorcroft
Runtime: 91
Country: UK
Genre: Comedy | Thriller
Studio: Aegis Film Fund, Ealing Studios, Fragile Films, Prescience

Language: English
Colour: Color
Tagline: No Job Too Small. No Body Too Big. No Questions Asked.



The infamous 19th century tale of two grave robbers (Simon Pegg and Andy Serkis) working for the Edinburgh Medical College is adapted for comedic purposes with this John Landis-helmed production. Piers Ashworth and Nick Moorcroft (St. Trinian's) penned the black comedy, which follows true-life grave-digging murderers William Burke and William Hare as they do their damning deeds in Edinburgh, Scotland.


Simon Pegg as William Burke
Isla Fisher as Ginny
Christopher Lee as Old Joseph
Tim Curry as Dr. Monroe
Andy Serkis as William Hare
Tom Wilkinson as Dr. Knox
Stephen Merchant as Footman
Hugh Bonneville as Lord Harrington
Jenny Agutter
Jessica Hynes as Lucky
Bill Bailey as Angus
Georgia King as Emma
David Schofield as Fergus
Pollyanna McIntosh as Mary
Steve Speirs as Doorman
David Hayman as Danny McTavish
Allan Corduner as Nicephore
Reece Shearsmith as McKenzie
Ronnie Corbett as Captain McLintock
John Woodvine as Mayor
Michael Smiley as Patterson
Robert Stone as Man in drag
Christian Brassington as Charles
Gino Picciano as Doctor
Duncan Duff as Attendant
Pete Noakes as Tanner
Ciaron Kelly as Private Fox
Johnny Lynch as Oyster Trader
George Potts as Dr Lister
Nick Moorcroft as Reporter
Paul Davis as Patient
Chris Mansfield as Stage hand
Shelley Longworth as Hannah
Ken Matthews as The Boil Man
Adam Smith as Medical Student
Christopher Obi as John Martin
Guðmundur Auðunsson as Thug #1
Lee p Carroll as Cowboy
Patricia Gibson-Howell as Mrs Martin
Amanda Claire-Jones as Nicola
Henry Monk as Medical Student
Spencer Noll as Hamish
Michelle Brooks as Macbeth Girl (uncredited)
Charli Janeway as Medical Student (uncredited)
Joseph Andrew Mclean as Medical Student (uncredited)
Nick Shaw as Barman (uncredited)
Mark Smith as Policeman (uncredited)
Tom Urie as Obese man (uncredited)


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