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A Deathly Hallows Year in Review

Posted by: sue
December 31, 2007, 09:27 PM

Ten Years, Seven Books, One Story. 2007 saw the last chapter in the Harry Potter series brought to life with the publication of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows on July 21. It was quite the journey to reach that remarkable day; please join us as we take a look back at the year in books.

January

As we beganContinued...

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Grammy Nomination for Jim Dale's "Deathly Hallows" Narration

Posted by: sue
December 06, 2007, 07:31 PM

Actor Jim Dale received a Grammy nomination today for his audio recording of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” Theatermania.com reports Mr. Dale “is up for Best Spoken Word Album for Children,” with the awards due to be presented February 10 at the StaplesContinued...

Birthdays

Happy Birthday Stephen Fry!

Posted by: Edward
August 24, 2007, 08:31 PM

More Happy Birthday wishes go out to Stephen Fry, the narrator of the UK editions of the Harry Potter audio books, who celebrates his 50th birthday today. Happy Birthday Stephen!

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Clip of Jim Dale Reading "Deathly Hallows" Audio Book Now Online

Posted by: sue
July 26, 2007, 03:24 AM

Listening Library and Random House here in the US have now released an excerpt of actor Jim Dale reading from the first chapter of the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows audio book. To listen, click here, then underneath where it reads “Hear the Magic.” Enjoy! (SPOILERSContinued...

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Video of Jim Dale Reading at New York "Deathly Hallows" Release Party

Posted by: sue
July 24, 2007, 08:01 PM

Barnes and Noble have updated their website with footage from their Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows release party held in New York City, which featured US Harry Potter audio book narrator Jim Dale as a guest. The video on the book seller’s website includes a lengthlyContinued...

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Listen and Play the Harry Potter Audio Book Way

Posted by: sue
July 18, 2007, 11:47 PM

Calling all Harry Potter audio book fans! Listening Library and Random House have launched a “Guess the Voices” game featuring actor Jim Dale and the narrations he does for the US audio book editions of the Harry Potter novels. In this game, there are 15 questions in all, where you listenContinued...

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Jim Dale Not Talking the End of "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: sue
July 17, 2007, 03:24 AM

The New York Times has a new interview with actor Jim Dale about the work he does recording the audio books of the US editions of the Harry Potter novels. In this new article, Mr. Dale says after completing his work for the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows audiobook, he of course knows the endingContinued...

Dale

Jim Dale Featured In New Interviews

Posted by: Edward
July 16, 2007, 03:18 AM

Jim Dale, narrator of the US audio book editions of the Harry Potter novels, is the subject of two new articles now online. The first comes from the Minneapolis Star Tribune, where Mr. Dale is discusses the countless voices he has created for the many characters in J. K. Rowling’s series, the way he approachesContinued...

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Of Dragons and "Deathly Hallows" Audio Books

Posted by: sue
June 29, 2007, 07:55 PM

UK Harry Potter publishers Bloomsbury have issued a press release about the audio book for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. As we told you previously, in the UK, the audio book was to be released for the first time in as the books for "Deathly Hallows," and the publishers have listed some additionalContinued...

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Jim Dale to Host "Deathly Hallows" Midnight Release Party in NYC

Posted by: sue
May 08, 2007, 09:18 AM

Jim Dale, narrator of the US audio book editions of the Harry Potter novels will be hosting the midnight release party of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in New York City. Held at the Union Square Barnes and Noble store, Jim Dale will be reading excerpts from the previous six HarryContinued...

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Pre-Order "Deathly Hallows" Audio Book,Excerpts Online from First Six Books

Posted by: sue
March 27, 2007, 10:38 AM

Over the years we at TLC have received many questions about the audio books for the Harry Potter series, especially about the availability of one for this last book. In the wake of yesterday's announcement, Random House and Listening Library have now updated their websiteContinued...

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Listening Library Confirms July 21 Release of DH AudioBook

Posted by: Melissa
March 26, 2007, 04:00 PM

Reader Sarah has informed us that Listening Library has confirmed that the Deathy Hallows audio book, featuring Jim Dale as narrator, will be released on July 21, 2007. It will run 21 hours and retail for $79.95. The first run number is unknown, but the publisher has said it will definitelyContinued...

Dale

New Jim Dale Interview

Posted by: sue
December 11, 2006, 05:46 PM

The new issue of AudioFile Magazine contains a biography and interview with US Harry Potter audiobook narrator Jim Dale. In this article there are new quotes from Mr. Dale about his enjoyment of reading and recording the the Harry Potter audiobooks, saying "Harry Potter does lend itself to creating strange voices,Continued...

Happy Birthday, Stephen Fry

Posted by: sue
August 24, 2006, 08:17 AM

Today Stephen Fry, the narrator of the U.K. Harry Potter audio books, is celebrating his 49th birthday. Happy Birthday Stephen!

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Potter Actors on Greatest UK TV Stars Poll

Posted by: sue
July 15, 2006, 07:22 PM

ITV has compiled a list of "TV's 50 Greatest Stars" in the UK, and have included several performers from the world of Harry Potter. This list includes Robbie Coltrane (Hagrid), Julie Walters (Molly Weasley), Dawn French (The Fat Lady, PoA), Lenny Henry (voice of the shrunken head in PoA),Continued...

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