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FULL SYNOPSIS

The infamous 19th century tale of two grave robbers ([[Performer~P307202~Simon Pegg~simonpegg]] and [[Performer~P216153~Andy Serkis~andyserkis]]) working for the Edinburgh Medical College is adapted for comedic purposes with this [[Performer~P98623~John Landis~johnlandis]]-helmed production. [[Performer~P188267~Piers Ashworth~piersashworth]] and [[Performer~P518836~Nick Moorcroft~nickmoorcroft]] ([[Feature~V400800~St. Trinian's~sttrinians]]) 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. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi

  • Release date:September 9, 2011

Cast

Simon Pegg
as William Burke
Andy Serkis
as William Hare
Isla Fisher
as Ginny
Tom Wilkinson
as Doctor Knox
Ronnie Corbett
as Captain Tam McLintoch
Tim Curry
as Doctor Monroe
Michael Smiley
as Patterson
Reece Shearsmith
as Sergeant Mackenzie
David Schofield
as Fergus
Bill Bailey
as Hangman
Alan Corduner
as Nicephone
Hugh Bonneville
as Lord Harrington
Christopher Lee
as Old Joseph

Crew

John Landis
Director
Barnaby Thompson
Producer
Guido Coen
Producer
Piers Ashworth
Screenwriter
Nick Moorcroft
Screenwriter
John Mathieson
Cinematographer
Joby Talbot
Composer (Music Score)
Simon Elliott
Production Designer
Alexandra Ferguson
Co-producer
Nigel Green
Executive Producer
Peter Nichols
Executive Producer
James Spring
Executive Producer
James Atherton
Executive Producer
Paul Brett
Executive Producer
Deborah Nadoolman
Costume Designer
Dan Hubbard
Casting
Christine Blundell
Makeup
Christine Blundell
Hair Styles
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