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Fiennes, de la Tour, Dale Theater Clips Available Online

Posted by: Melissa
June 09, 2006, 10:47 AM

The official website for the Tony Awards has a gallery of video clips of past and present nomineees. The clips include scenes from nominated performances and shows as well as backstage interviews. Of interest to Potter fans will be the interviews wih Jim Dale (narrator, U.S. audiobooks) andContinued...

Book Awards

Half-Blood Prince First Entry in Audio Book Hall of Fame

Posted by: sue
May 20, 2006, 07:45 AM

At an awards ceremony last night, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince became the very first entry into the brand new Audio Book Hall of Fame. Narrated by Jim Dale, this honor for the HBP audio book was presented at the Audie Awards at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.Continued...


Fiennes, Griffiths, and Dale Receive Drama League Noms

Posted by: sue
April 21, 2006, 12:31 PM

Three performers from the world of Harry Potter have received nominations for their work on the stage. Actor Ralph Fiennes (Lord Voldemort), Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon), and audio book narrator Jim Dale were nominated with awards from the Drama League. All three men were nominated in theContinued...


Bloomsbury Set to Launch Special Harry Potter Box-Set, New Audio Series

Posted by: sue
April 04, 2006, 08:11 PM

In addition to the earlier news about their profits from the Harry Potter books, UK Publisher Bloomsbury also revealed some upcoming plans for the next five years related to the series. The AP reports that :

"The date for the seventh and final book has not yet beenContinued...


Stephen Fry to Co-Write, Co-Direct Film About Indian Math Genius

Posted by: Melissa
March 31, 2006, 10:37 AM

Stephen Fry, reader of the UK Harry Potter audiobooks, and Indian filmmaker Dev Benegal are collaborating on a film about Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan and his friendship with Cambridge mathematician G.H. Hardy. Ramanujan was a clerk from a poor family whose passion forContinued...

Book Awards

HBP Audio Book Nominated for Award

Posted by: Melissa
March 13, 2006, 09:29 PM

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has been nominated for a 2006 Audie award, in the category, "Children’s Titles for Ages 8+." The Audies are the only awards in the U.S devoted exclusively to audiobooks and spoken word entertainment. The winners will be announced on MayContinued...


Scholastic Harry Potter "Wednesdays" Sweepstakes Now Open

Posted by: sue
March 01, 2006, 12:07 PM

Scholastic has now opened their Harry Potter" Wednesdays" Sweepstakes, which offers you the chance to be a lucky winner of a special Harry Potter Ipod and all six of the Harry Potter audiobooks. For the next six Wednesdays ,if you go to to this link at PotterContinued...

Film Awards

Goblet of Fire Receives Three BAFTA Nominations

Posted by: sue
January 19, 2006, 07:26 AM

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire was nominated today for three BAFTA awards. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts are recognizing the fourth Harry Potter film in the categories of" Achievements in Special Visual Effects", "Production Design", and "MakeupContinued...


Stephen Fry to Trace His Family History on BBC2

Posted by: Melissa
January 14, 2006, 11:22 PM

Stephen Fry, narrator of the British version of the Harry Potter audiobooks, is slated to appear on the BBC2 television program "Who Do You Think You Are?" on Wednesday, January 25 at 9:00 p.m. The program features "well-known figures" as they research their family histories.Continued...


Jim Dale Named Children's Audiobook Narrator of the Year

Posted by: Melissa
January 11, 2006, 09:14 PM

Publisher's Weekly has named Jim Dale, narrator of the US Harry Potter audiobooks, Children's Audiobook Narrator of the Year. In a short question and answer article in that publication's January 2 issue, Mr. Dale discusses winning a GRAMMY award, what he most enjoys about recordingContinued...

Audio Books

HBP Audio Book Reviewed in The Age

Posted by: Melissa
January 07, 2006, 11:50 AM

The Age has a review of several audio books it considers ideal for family listening on long road trips, and (of course) Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is high on their list. The article gives an in-depth review of Stephen Fry's reading of the story, not just the story itself. For example:


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