Jonathan Hansler

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Jonathan Hansler
Jonathan Hansler On Set.jpg
Hansler on set during the filming of Evil's Evil Cousin in 2015
John Hansler Brittan

OccupationActor, Voice actor, Comedian, Writer

Jonathan Hansler (born John Hansler Brittan) is an English actor. [1][2] He has since worked extensively in theatre, film and television.



His most notable television roles include the aristocrat Colin Tennant in the 2005 TV movie The Queen's Sister,[3] Mr Pelham in the BBC drama series Hotel Babylon[4] and the announcer in the sitcom My Family.[5]

Following a several-year gap in working on mainstream British television, Hansler played radio journalist Pete Clifford in Eastenders in September 2018.


Theatre work has included playing the character of Lance in the 2007 revival of Toast with the Hull Truck Theatre[6] and also Hugh Paddick in the 50th Anniversary tour of Round the Horne.[7] In 2016, Hansler appeared in the West End production of Stephen Jeffreys' play The Libertine with Dominic Cooper, which opened at the Theatre Royal Haymarket after a short run at the Theatre Royal Bath.[8] The following year in 2017, Hansler appeared as General Tilney in an adaptation of Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey with the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, which toured the UK nationally.[9][10]

From 2017 to 2018, Hansler played both Captain Hook and Mr. Darling in the Theatre Royal Winchester's production of Peter Pan,[11][12] for which he received critical acclaim.[13]

Other work[edit]

Hansler has also provided the voice of Lucius Malfoy and other characters in three of the Harry Potter video games; Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1.[14]

Hansler is notable for playing the lead character in a major 2013 advertising campaign for Cadbury,[15] whilst other commercials include those for Dunkin' Donuts,, Unibet and Foxy Bingo.


Year Title Role Notes
2005 The Queen's Sister Colin Tennant TV movie
2006 My Family Announcer TV series
2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Lucius Malfoy Video game
2009 Hotel Babylon Mr Pelham TV series
2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Male Death Eater Video game
2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 Lucius Malfoy Video game
2010 The Drummond Will Constable Feature film
2012 The Grind Comedian Feature film
2015 Young Hunters: The Beast of Bevendean Albert Feature film
2016 Evil's Evil Cousin Pastor Bob Short film
2018 Eastenders Pete Clifford TV


  1. ^ "Jonathan Hansler on UKScreen" UK Screen Retrieved 31 January 2016
  2. ^ "Jonathan Hansler, CCP" CCP/Blue Compass Retrieved 31 January 2016
  3. ^ "The Queen's Sister, Channel 4. Cast." Retrieved 31 January 2016
  4. ^ "Information on Hotel Babylon, Episode 4" BBC One Retrieved 31 January 2016
  5. ^ "Jonathan Hansler Starring roles & guest star roles" Retrieved 31 January 2016
  6. ^ "Jonathan Hansler - Career Overview" Kiss - The Play Retrieved 31 January 2016
  7. ^ "Round the Horne: The 50th Anniversary Tour" London Theatre Retrieved 31 January 2016
  8. ^ "TRH Productions Present Dominic Cooper in 'The Libertine'" Theatre Royal, Bath Retrieved 8 August 2016
  9. ^ "CAST ANNOUNCED FOR NORTHANGER ABBEY!" Lichfield Garrick Retrieved 1 January 2017
  10. ^ "Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds Announces Cast for NORTHANGER ABBEY" Broadway World Retrieved 1 January 2017
  11. ^ "REVIEW: Peter Pan, Theatre Royal Winchester" Winchester Today Retrieved 11 August 2018
  12. ^ "Peter Pan flies in to Theatre Royal Winchester" The Packet Retrieved 11 August 2018
  13. ^ "LAST NIGHT'S REVIEW: Peter Pan, Theatre Royal Winchester" Daily Echo Retrieved 11 August 2018
  14. ^ "The Voices of Jonathan Hansler" Behind the Voice Actors Retrieved 31 January 2016
  15. ^ "Pre-Cannes Festival 2013" Frost Magazine Retrieved 31 January 2016

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