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  Potter gets sent up for Comic Relief
Updated 11 February 2003, 18.19
Comedian Lenny Henry with Potter author JK Rowling
Harry Potter is getting a new look for Comic Relief.

Comedians French and Saunders are doing a send-up of the second movie, called Harry Potter and the Secret Chamber Pot of Azerbaijan.

Dawn French is going to play the boy wizard and Jennifer Saunders will be Hermione.

Basil Brush is Dobby

Posh British actor Jeremy Irons will play Snape, and tiny comedian Ronnie Corbett is taking on the part of giant Hagrid.

French and Saunders did a send-up of Lord of the Rings too
Basil Brush is going to be Dobby the house elf.

Bottom star Adrian Edmondson, who's married to Jennifer Saunders, is directing the sketch.

"What great casting," he said. "Meeting Basil was a high point of my career. He is a genuine person."

Potter author JK Rowling was at the launch of Comic Relief and posed with a red nose with comedian Lenny Henry.

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