The actor, 81, who played Hogwarts’ caretaker Argus Filch in seven of the fantasy films, looked worlds away from his iconic movie character in a smart grey suit for the outing.
Taking to X, formerly known as Twitter, one wrote: ‘Was that Filch / Walder Frey in the #Strictly audience?’.
While another wondered: ‘Why is Filch in the audience? #Strictly.’
Shock: Strictly Come Dancing viewers were stunned to see Harry Potter star David Bradley, 81, in the studio audience during Saturday’s show
Like magic: The actor, who played Hogwarts’ caretaker Argus Filch (pictured) in seven of the fantasy films, looked worlds away from his iconic movie character in a smart suit as he cheered on the celebrity contestants.
Someone else begged: And another begged: ‘Love seeing David Bradley in the #Strictly audience. Sign him up for next year! #StrictlyComeDancing.’
With a fourth writing: ‘Seeing Argus Filch in the audience at Strictly has made me smile the most I’ve smiled in a week… It’s the simple things.’
And: ‘Am I still groggy after my afternoon nap or did I just see Filch from Harry Potter in the audience? #Strictly’
The two actors appeared together in a production of at The Caretaker at the Tricycle Theatre in London back in 2006.
The actor has also portrayed Walder Frey in Game of Thrones and Ray Johnson in Ricky Gervais’ Netflix series After Life.
The shock sighting comes after Nigel accidentally kicked his partner Katya Jones after he messed up his footwork and was left making up the steps.
Despite Nigel’s impressive salsa last Saturday, his foxtrot left the judges unimpressed as they picked up on his inaccurate footwork.
Speaking with Claudia, even the Casualty actor himself admitted: ‘I kicked Katya and then made up the steps for a bit.
Total legend: David was spotted by excited fans as he cheered and applauded pal and former co-star Nigel Harman following his foxtrot
Impressive: Nigel and partner Katya Jones impressed the judges despite making a few mistakes
On stage: The two actors appeared together in a production of at The Caretaker at the Tricycle Theatre in London back in 2006 (pictured)
Iconic: Many shared their surprise and delight at seeing the veteran actor in the crowd, with some even petitioning for him to appear on next years show
To which Katya replied: ‘I didn’t even notice the mistake, he was leading me through the dance.’
It seems nerves were getting the better of some of the contestants during Saturday night’s show as many other celebrities were also plagued with mistakes
Meanwhile Eddie and Karen’s salsa left Motsi almost telling the comedian off, as she remarked: ‘The footwork should be better by now.’
Character: The actor has also portrayed Walder Frey in Game of Thrones (pictured) and Ray Johnson in Ricky Gervais’ Netflix series After Life
They might have enjoyed his hip movement, but the technique was not enough.
Feeling very picky with their comments Craig earlier remarked that Annabel Croft’s Charleston had ‘no swivel’ as the judges commented that the nerves seemed to have got to her too.
Viewers seemed to be noticing the errors too, as they took to Twitter to share their thoughts on the first few performances.
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