Good Omens Characters

Good Omens

According to the Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter - the world's only totally reliable guide to the future - the world will end on a Saturday.

Next Saturday, in fact.

Just after tea.

Kids! Bringing about Armageddon can be dangerous.
Do not attempt it in your own home.







Metatron (Voice of God)

John Malkovich, James Earl Jones, Richard E Grant, Christopher Lee, Michael York

Aziraphale (An angel, and part-time rare-book dealer)

Hugh Grant, Robin Williams, Gary Oldman (Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead), Ewan McGregor, Rupert Penry-Jones (Virtual Sexuality), David Wenham, John Cleese, Cary Elwes, Julian Clary, Kevin Kline, Alan Rickman, Ralph Fiennes, Anthony Stewart Head, John Larroquette.

Satan (A Fallen Angel; the Adversary)


Beelzebub (A Likewise Fallen Angel and Prince of Hell)

Tim Curry, Brian Dennehy

Hastur (A Fallen Angel and Duke of Hell)

Clive Russel (Mr Vandemar in Neverwhere), John Leguizamo, Rowan Atkinson, David Bowie, Samuel L. Jackson

Ligur (Likewise a Fallen Angel and Duke of Hell)

Mark Addy (Dave from The Full Monty), Robbie Coltrane, John Travolta, Danny De Vito

(An Angel who did not so much Fall as Saunter Vaguely Downwards)

David Bowie, John Simm (Human Traffic), John Cussack, Edward Norton, Jeremy Irons, Robert Carlyle, Tim Roth (Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead), Geoffrey Rush, James Marsters (Spike, from Buffy), Joseph Fiennes, Dylan McDermott, Richard E Grant


(Please see Discworld Casting Couch Suggestions for Death)
Special suggestions just for Good Omens: Robert Patrick (T-1000)
War Sharon Stone, Christina Ricci, Angelina Jolie, Mira Soravino, Hudson Leick, Fairuza Balk, Victoria Shalet (The Queen's Nose)
Famine Al Pacino, Gary Oldman, Lance Henriksen, Johnny Lee Miller, Steve Buscemi (combining Reservoir Dogs with Living in Oblivion)
Pollution John Malkovich, David Bowie, Ewan McGregor, Steve Buscemi, James Marsters (Spike, from Buffy)


Thou-Shalt-Not-Commit-Adultery Pulsifer (A Witchfinder)


Agnes Nutter (A Prophetess)

Tracy Ullman, Gloria Stuart

Newton Pulsifer (Wages Clerk and Witchfinder Private)

John Cusack, James Spader, Reece Dinsdale, Andrew Lincoln (This Life, Teachers), Noah Wiley (Carter from ER)

Anathema Device (Practical Occultist and Professional Decendant)

Lara Belmont, Zoe Telford (Teachers), Winona Ryder, Helena Bonham Carter

Shadwell (Witchfinder Sergeant)

Robbie Coltrane, Robin Williams, Billy Connoly, Tim Healy (Auf Wiedersehen Pet).

Madame Tracy (Painted Jezebel [mornings only, Thursdays by arrangement] and Medium)

Susan Sarandon, Miranda Richardson, Prunella Scales.
Sister Mary Loquacious (A Satanic Nun of the Chattering Order of St. Beryl) Emma Chambers, Miriam Margolyes, Jane Horrocks, Sigorney Weaver
Mr Young (A Father)

Hugh Laurie

Mr. Tyler (A Chairman of a Residents' Association)

Rowan Atkinson

A Deliveryman

Ted, the UPS Guy from MAD TV (A little less caffinated. Help with the real name please).


Adam (An Antichrist)

Jake Lloyd (Anakin Skywalker, Star Wars Episode 1), Lucas Black (Stevie in The X-Files Movie, Caleb Temple in American Gothic), Haley Joel Osment (The Sixth Sense)

Pepper (A Girl)

Emma Watson, provided you dyed her hair red (Harry Potter), Lindsey Lohan.

Wensleydale (A Boy)

Jonathan Lipnicki (little kid out of Jerry Maguire and more recently Dawson's Creek), Daniel Radcliff (Harry Potter)

Brian (A Boy)


Full Chorus of Tibetians, Aliens, Americans, Atlanteans, and other rare and strange Creatures of the Last Days


Dog (Satanical hellhound and cat-worrier)


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