Characters / Wizards vs. Aliens

Core Heroes

Tom Clarke

Played by: Scott Haran

Our protagonist, a wizard in training. Like any other 16 year old, he bends the rules and can be conscience of his social standing. But he ultimately has a good heart and would immediately rescue someone in trouble. He finds Benny's attempts to find logic in magic exasperating, but ultimately finds him a good friend.

Benny Sherwood

Played by: Percelle Ascott

A young man obsessed with science, he unwittingly gets dragged into the magical world. He tries to find logic in it, despite protests magic and science work under different laws. He soon joins the fold and contributes his scientific knowledge in the battle against the Nekross.

  • Straight Gay - mostly only in spoilers here because he himself didn't come out until the world was apparently ending

Ursula Crowe

Played by: Annette Badland

Tom's kind grandmother, a well known magic user who is getting a bit dotty in her old years. Nevertheless, one still shouldn't cross her!

Michael Clarke

Played by: Michael Higgs

Tom's father and Ursula's son-in-law. Despite being "Unenchanted," Mr. Clarke would do anything to protect his family.

Randal Moon

Played by: Dan Starkey

A hobgoblin who serves Ursula in the Chamber of Crowe.

Secondary Characters

Katie Lord

Played by: Manpreet Damdra

A classmate of Tom and Benny's, she doesn't approve of Benny being bullied but doesn't go out of her way to hang out with him. Tom has a crush on her, and she seemingly returns it.

Quinn Christopher

Played by: Connor Scarlett

A friend of Tom's on the football team, who doesn't quite approve of Tom's kindling friendship with Benny.


Nekross King


King of the Nekross' home planet Nekron and father of Varg and Lexi, in charge of their mission to find and consume all known magic on Earth. Due to his obese size, he is immobile on the Nekross starship Zarantulus.


Played by: Jefferson Hall

Prince of Nekron; son of the Nekross King and Lexi's older brother, who fights the Wizards with brute strength. Like his father, he is demanding and determined to find all magic on Earth at all costs.


Princess of Nekron; daughter of the Nekross King and Varg's younger sister, whose strategy skills and in-depth research into Earth's culture helps the Nekross in their battle against the Wizards. Later forms an on-again-off-again relationship with Tom. At the end of series 2, she becomes human along with son Benny JR, however it's unknown how and where they live together.

  • Dating Catwoman: For Tom, and she starts developing real feelings for him.
  • Females Are More Innocent: Not a strict rule of this show as there are female villains who are quite nasty and unrepentantly dangerous (hello, Kooth), but Lexi is less evil than her brother and father and shows more regard for humanity in general.