Tag: Potter

Sort: Date | Title | Views | | Random Sort Descending
View:

‘I turned up as a snotty kid who looked right’: Tom Felton’s life after Harry Potter

38 Views0 Comments

Tom Felton wants to make it clear that he is embracing his inner meltdown. It’s almost the first thing he says, after sitting down opposite me at a Canary Wharf restaurant holding a small block of Cathedral City Chedd...

Blind date: ‘She might be the only person who has never seen a Star Wars or Harry Potter film’

64 Views0 Comments

What were you hoping for?An improvement on my only previous blind date from years ago. If nothing else, I knew this one couldn’t possibly go that badly. First impressions?Dinelka was polite, nicely dressed, and even ...

Brighton’s Graham Potter suffers facial injury after falling into railing on beach

71 Views0 Comments

Graham Potter joked that his modelling days were already long gone after a tumble on the beach left Brighton’s manager sporting a nasty facial injury. Potter appeared at his press conference before Saturday’s trip to ...

Florida woman who claimed to be Harry Potter killed judge in hit-and-run, officials say

130 Views0 Comments

A Florida woman fatally struck a federal judge from New York and seriously injured a six-year-old boy when she swerved her car on to a sidewalk, officials said. Police said the woman said she believed she was Harry Po...

Harry Potter and the missing sketches: JK Rowling’s first drawings of boy wizard

24 Views0 Comments

When JK Rowling wrote Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone she didn’t just bring the characters to life with words, she also drew illustrations. They were not included when the book was published, but now the auth...

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone review – 20 years on, it’s a nostalgic spectacular

46 Views0 Comments

The very first Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (or “Sorcerer’s Stone” for its release in the United States, where audiences were assumed to be unfamiliar with this alchemical term) is now r...

Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury issues another profit upgrade

79 Views0 Comments

The Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury has issued its second profit upgrade of the year, lauding a lockdown reading boom, but the trend may not endure as coronavirus pandemic restrictions are lifted through the summer....

Harry Potter publisher reports record profits despite supply chain crisis

74 Views0 Comments

Bloomsbury, the Harry Potter publisher, has unveiled record sales and profits on the back of the popularity of titles including Tom Kerridge’s latest cookbook during the coronavirus pandemic despite supply chain probl...

James Snyder fired from Harry Potter play on Broadway after conduct complaint

29 Views0 Comments

An actor has been fired from the Broadway production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child following a complaint about his conduct. James Snyder played Harry Potter in the Tony award-winning play, which was a huge succ...

Kim Potter due in court on manslaughter charge over Daunte Wright death

76 Views0 Comments

A white former police officer faced her first court appearance Thursday in the traffic-stop shooting of Black motorist Daunte Wright that has engulfed a small Minneapolis suburb in four straight days of bitter conflic...

Kim Potter found guilty over killing of Daunte Wright

50 Views0 Comments

The jury in the manslaughter trial of former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter, who shot dead 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in April 2021, has found her guilty. The former police officer, who is wh...

Kim Potter trial: jury deliberates verdict in case of Daunte Wright’s death

84 Views0 Comments

A jury resumed deliberations on Tuesday in the trial of a suburban Minneapolis police officer who says she meant to use her Taser instead of her gun when she shot and killed a Black motorist, Daunte Wright, in April t...

Living with Covid is not an option in New Zealand – we need near universal vaccination

32 Views0 Comments

As New Zealand switches from elimination to suppression, those who argue that Covid-19 will become endemic and part of our lives either do not understand or ignore what this would actually mean. Elimination has always...

Penelope Lively: ‘Beatrix Potter seemed so exotic, unlike my world of palm trees’

21 Views0 Comments

My earliest reading memoryBeatrix Potter, of course. That wonderful, uncompromising prose: “The dinner was of eight courses; not much of anything, but truly elegant”, “the lettuces had been so soporific”, “the dignity...

The not so cursed child: did Harry Potter mark the end of troubled young actors?

28 Views0 Comments

There are many magical things about the Harry Potter film series, which marks its 20th anniversary this month with a re-release of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Perhaps the most miraculous one, though, is ...