Tag Archives: Harry Potter

LISTEN: Benedict Cumberbatch and Hugh Bonneville Reading Children’s Stories

This week, the Chris Evans Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2 have been running a very special competition, encouraging children to write short stories. The winners were announced from the Hay festival, earlier this morning, and read out by ...

Five Terrible British Mums for Mother’s Day

Note: none of these mums are real. All British mums are wonderful, especially mine. Mind you, the British Mothering Sunday was back in March so we can afford to be a little barbed without the risk of being sent to bed early.

‘Harry Potter’ Author J.K. Rowling Heading to TV with ‘The Casual Vacancy’

BBC and HBO are teaming up to bring J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy to U.

Happy 24th Birthday, Emma Watson: Five of Her Most Startling Roles

Emma Watson has spent the years since Harry Potter fired his final magic spell putting as much clear water between herself and her goody-goody image as Hermione Granger as is humanly possible (while also studying for her degree, just ...

10 British Children’s Books That Every Older American Kid Should Read

It’s not nice to talk down to people, so if you are of any age between ten and twenty and any of these suggestions are simply too young for you, that is fine.

‘Harry Potter’ Original Cover Art Up for Auction

Are you looking to fill some wall space? And have tens of thousands of dollars to drop? Well, you’re in luck.

J.K. Rowling Confirms Second Crime Novel and Festival Appearance

J.K. Rowling enjoyed “channeling her inner bloke” writing under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, author of The Cuckoo’s Calling, that she is going to give it another go with a second crime novel, reports BBC News.

J.K. Rowling Regrets Romantic Storyline in ‘Harry Potter’ Series

Over the weekend, excerpts from an interview for Wonderland Magazine were released with J.K.

WATCH: David Thewlis and Ben Whishaw in Terry Gilliam’s ‘The Zero Theorem’

The trailer for Terry Gilliam’s latest movie The Zero Theorem has been released, and, like his previous triumphs Brazil and 12 Monkeys, it throws a mundane reality against a fantastical dream, set in a futuristic dystopia. Only ...

A ‘Harry Potter’ Prequel For The London Stage? Really?

J.K. Rowling has been smart in allowing fans to explore new ways to have a wander in the Harry Potter universe she so memorably created.