Warwick Davis

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‘Hardly seen as human at all’: will fantasy ever beat its dwarfism problem?
From the idea that people with dwarfism are fictional creatures to deeply weird on-screen portrayals, our depiction has long been insulting. Might Willow and The Witcher change all that?

Cathy Reay

13, Dec, 2022 @2:42 PM

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Willow review – Warwick Davis’s fantasy reboot is lots of fun … until he appears
The Disney+ revamp of the 80s movie is a sassy, brisk coming-of-age caper. Then the lead actor appears, fantasy gubbins bogs the action down – and the comedy goes awry

Jack Seale

30, Nov, 2022 @10:12 AM

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‘David Bowie had seven pairs of socks down his tights’: Warwick Davis on reboots, relationships and rock stars
George Lucas wrote Willow for Warwick Davis after seeing him play an Ewok in Star Wars. As the actor returns as the baby-saving sorcerer, he talks about Val Kilmer pep talks, the Harry Potter shoot – and channelling a Ricky Gervais sitcom

Stuart Heritage

25, Nov, 2022 @1:00 PM

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The Patient to Willow: the seven best shows to stream this week
Steve Carell and Domnhall Gleeson star in a gripping doctor-patient thriller, while Warwick Davis is off on another quest as the beloved sorcerer

Phil Harrison

25, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Why are pantos casting tall people as dwarves?
Non-dwarf actors are being hired for panto roles normally played by real dwarves because they’re cheaper. And the shorter members of the acting community are not amused …

Aina Khan

21, Nov, 2016 @5:44 PM

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Weekend Escapes with Warwick Davis review – vaccum cleaner museums and mountain rescue
Need some inspiration on where to take your family on holiday? Look no further – Warwick Davis is here to test climbing giant bird tables and being rescued from a mountainside on your behalf

Sam Wollaston

18, Apr, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Warwick Davis: ‘Being angry would be a waste of my life’
Archie Bland: Having transformed from a successful but anonymous rent-a-goblin actor into the host of two primetime ITV shows, Britain’s most famous dwarf says he has plenty to be thankful for

Archie Bland

24, Jan, 2015 @8:30 AM

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Warwick Davis to feel the force of Star Wars: Episode 7
Online video suggests actor will return to the space epic franchise, three decades on from his Star Wars debut as Wicket the Ewok in Return of the Jedi

Ben Child

17, Oct, 2014 @1:26 PM

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Celebrity Squares has had a facelift, but do its star names deserve better?
The gameshow, which ran in the 1970s and 1990s, has been brought back by ITV with Warwick Davis hosting. But how will its creaky noughts-and-crosses format fare in the modern age, asks Mark Lawson

Mark Lawson

10, Sep, 2014 @11:21 AM

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Doctor Who; The Voice; Life's Too Short; The Village – TV review

Sam Wollaston: New assistant Clara adds fizz to the Tardis in the splendidly scary Doctor Who adventure The Bells of St John

Sam Wollaston

01, Apr, 2013 @9:36 AM

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Ricky Gervais sitcom Life's Too Short will not be back for second series
BBC2 series starring Warwick Davis, which failed to repeat success of Extras and The Office, to end after one-hour special. By John Plunkett

John Plunkett

11, Feb, 2013 @3:11 PM

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Ricky Gervais, there is no justification for this lazy cruelty | Tanya Gold
Tanya Gold: Gervais satirising prejudice against disability? No, in Derek he's just a self-serving hypocrite, feeding bigots their lines

Tanya Gold

10, Apr, 2012 @7:30 PM

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