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Meet Sean Biggerstaff: The Quidditch Captain of Cinema

Harry Potter enthusiasts, mark your calendars! Sean Biggerstaff, beloved for his role as Oliver Wood in the Harry Potter series, will be gracing the New England WizardFest & Magic Convention from August 25 to 27, 2023. Come join the magic at Boxborough, MA and revel in the enchanting world of Potter. Don’t miss your chance to meet your favorite Quidditch Captain at this spellbinding event!

Coming to NewEngland WizardFest and Magic Convention: The Quidditch Captain of Cinema

Sean Biggerstaff, an accomplished Scottish actor, has been enchanting audiences since his early acting days. Born on March 15, 1983, in Glasgow, Scotland, Biggerstaff made his acting debut as a child actor at the tender age of five. He is best recognized for playing Oliver Wood, the Quidditch Captain in the Harry Potter film series, featured in ‘Sorcerer’s Stone,’ ‘Chamber of Secrets,’ and a brief reappearance in ‘Deathly Hallows: Part 2.’

Meet Sean Biggerstaff: The Quidditch Captain of Cinema

Career and Achievements

Biggerstaff’s first significant role came at the age of 13 when he portrayed Young Darren in the BBC production of ‘The Crow Road.’ By the age of 14, he was handpicked by Alan Rickman, a fellow Harry Potter actor, for a role in the movie ‘The Winter Guest.’ Rickman was instrumental in advancing Biggerstaff’s career, recommending him to the London acting agency International Creative Management.

Sean Biggerstaff’s career took off when he secured the role of Oliver Wood in the globally acclaimed Harry Potter series. Following his memorable stint in the wizarding world, he continued to display his versatility by portraying diverse characters such as Henry, Duke of Gloucester in ‘Charles II: The Power and The Passion,’ and Ben Willis in the short film ‘Cashback,’ which was later adapted into a feature film.

His exceptional performance as Jeremy Wolfenden in the television film ‘Consenting Adults’ won him a BAFTA Scotland Award. Biggerstaff’s wide range of roles in feature films includes ‘Cashback,’ ‘Mary Queen of Scots,’ and ‘Whisky Galore!.’

New England WizardFest & Magic Convention

Fans will have a golden opportunity to interact with Biggerstaff at the New England WizardFest & Magic Convention. Scheduled to take place from August 25 to August 27, 2023, at the Boxboro Regency 242 Adams Place in Boxborough, MA 01719, this convention promises a magical experience with a host of celebrities and magicians:


  • Ellie Darcey-Alden: Famed for her role as Young Lily Evans in ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2,’ Darcey-Alden is a globally recognized English-American actress.
  • Chris Rankin: Known for his portrayal of Percy Weasley in the Harry Potter series, Rankin is a fan favorite.
  • Jim Tavaré: He is widely recognized for his portrayal of Tom, the owner of the Leaky Cauldron, in the Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban film
  • Sean Biggerstaff: Biggerstaff, renowned for his role as Oliver Wood in the Harry Potter series, is sure to attract many fans.


  • Jon Stetson: Known as the inspiration for the hit CBS Television series ‘The Mentalist,’ Jon is a talented mentalist with engaging acts.
  • Steve Charette: An award-winning magician is known for his captivating stage magic and close-up tricks.
  • Cedric Purcell: A well-respected figure in New England’s magic scene, Purcell’s performances captivate audiences.
  • Cyril the Sorcerer: A New England native who combines traditional magic with environmental themes.

Sean Biggerstaff’s compelling performances have established him as a beloved figure in the world of cinema. His journey from a child actor to an award-winning artist is an inspiring story, and his fans can look forward to meeting him at the New England WizardFest & Magic Convention in August 2023.

NEComicCon Presents: NewEngland Wizardfest and Magic Convention

Stay in the heart of the magic at The Boxboro Regency Hotel & Conference Center, the very venue of our enchanting event. Located conveniently at 242 Adams Pl., Boxborough, MA, 01719, the hotel ensures a comfortable stay with its array of amenities including free parking, high-speed internet, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. Unwind at the bar/lounge after a day of spell-binding activities, or utilize the business center as per your needs.

For those wanting to explore the local area, take advantage of the free shuttle service that will transport you to sites within a 10-mile radius. Satisfy your hunger spells at the hotel’s on-site restaurant, the Minuteman Grille, offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner to cater to all your dining needs during the event.

Its prime location just off I-495 makes the Boxboro Regency Hotel & Conference Center an ideal base for attendees traveling from near and far. So, whether you’re a local magic enthusiast or a wizarding world explorer, getting to the venue will be as simple as a swish and flick of a wand. Book your room now and get ready for a magical stay!

Meet Sean Biggerstaff: The Quidditch Captain of Cinema