The Demon Headmaster is a British television series based on the children’s books of the same name, by Gillian Cross.
Produced for CBBC, the drama first broadcast between 1996 and 1998. The first and third series contained six episodes each, with the second series containing seven episodes.
The series follows Dinah Glass as she moves in with the Hunter family and joins their local school. She begins to notice that pupils suddenly talk like robots and do weird things and is sure that the headmaster has some kind of power over them and is determined to find out more.
Here we’re going to take a look at the original cast and see what they’ve been up to since they appeared in The Demon Headmaster and what they look like today.
Terrence Hardiman (The Headmaster)
Since portraying the Headmaster in the tv adaptation, Terrence has gone on to continue his strong career on screen. He has appeared in The Worst Witch, The Bill, Doctor Who, Doctors and most recently Agatha Raisin in 2016.
Danny John-Jules (Eddy Hair)
Yes, that’s Cat from Red Dwarf!
Since his role in Demon Headmaster, Danny landed a big supporting role in Blade II, was one of the leads in CBBC series MI High, starred as Ed in sitcom The Crouches and returned to Red Dwarf in Dave’s revival.
Most recently, Danny has appeared as Officer Dwayne Myers in Death in Paradise, as well as play Dr. Stevens in Amoc.