Brian Wheeler

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Brian started in the entertainment business answering an advert for people 4 ft 6 and under for a film.  The film was Star Wars – Return of the Jedi where he played an Ewok and a Jawa.  This was the start of many films including The Never Ending Story, Hard Men, Dangerous Parking, Stag Night of the Dead where he played Mr Big, Phantom of the Opera and 4 Harry Potter films playing a Banker in Gringotts Bank and a supporter in Goblets of Fire.  He can be seen in J K Rowlings Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

For television he has been in the BBC Production of the Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, Prince Caspian, Harry Hill Show, The Mighty Boosh, Trapped as Baby Botherer, Brainiacs as the person that blew things up in the microwave (Don’t Try This at Home), Little Britain, The Kevin Bishop Show and he has appeared twice on Top Gear, one time driving with Richard Hammond on a Spanish rally as his co-driver and lately he has been on Don’t Tell The Bride as an usher.

Brian has been a bluecoat at Barry Island where he met his future wife Faye and Prestatyn where he was also an ugly sister in the in-house shows which made a change from over thirty five productions of Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs he has appeared in all over the country.  He got poached to work for Airtours as an overseas entertainment manager and compere in such countries as Malta, Greece, Cyprus and the Canary Islands.

In between all of this he has worked in a touring circus for seven years as a clown and ringmaster and worked for The Scottish Theatre Company in The Wallace and Life of Galileo.

Brian can most recently be seen in Sky Atlantic’s Save Me and in an Ikea Advert as a ghost.  He is looking forward to appearing in Dunstable for his 39th season. He was born in Hemel Hempstead