Burke and Hare

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The true story of the 1828 Edinburgh body-snatchers William Burke (Simon Pegg) and William Hare (Andy Serkis). These two Irish entrepreneurs discover that a dead body can fetch a hefty price when the demands of the leading medical professors Dr. Knox (Tom Wilkinson) and Dr. read more
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The true story of the 1828 Edinburgh body-snatchers William Burke (Simon Pegg) and William Hare (Andy Serkis). These two Irish entrepreneurs discover that a dead body can fetch a hefty price when the demands of the leading medical professors Dr. Knox (Tom Wilkinson) and Dr. Monroe (Tim Curry) reach beyond that of the local supply.

Original Release

10/29/2010

US Release

08/05/2011

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Cast

Simon Pegg William Burke
Andy Serkis William Hare
Isla Fisher Ginny Hawkins / Ginny
Tim Curry Doctor Monro / Dr. Monroe
Christopher Lee Old Joseph
Jessica Hynes Lucky
Bill Bailey Hangman / Angus
Stephen Merchant Holyrood Footman / Footman
Hugh Bonneville Lord Harrington
Georgia King Emma
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

John Landis

Writers

Piers Ashworth, Nick Moorcroft

Cast

Simon Pegg William Burke
Andy Serkis William Hare
Isla Fisher Ginny Hawkins / Ginny
Tim Curry Doctor Monro / Dr. Monroe
Christopher Lee Old Joseph
Jessica Hynes Lucky
Bill Bailey Hangman / Angus
Stephen Merchant Holyrood Footman / Footman
Hugh Bonneville Lord Harrington
Georgia King Emma
David Schofield Fergus
Allan Corduner Nicephore
Pollyanna McIntosh Mary
Ronnie Corbett Captain Tam McLintoch
Michael Smiley Patterson
David Hayman Danny McTavish
Reece Shearsmith Sergeant Mackenzie
Steve Speirs McMartin's Doorman
John Woodvine Lord Provost
Duncan Duff Attendant / Attendent

Producers

James Atherton Executive Producer
Paul Brett Executive Producer
Jan Pace Executive Producer
Tim Smith Executive Producer
James Spring Executive Producer
Barnaby Thompson Producer
Alexandra Derbyshire Producer
Mark Trustin Producer

Editors

Mark Everson

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