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Olivia Colman Announced as Next ‘Harry Potter at Home’ Reader


May 24, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

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Academy Award winner Olivia Colman will read a chapter of Philosopher’s Stone for the Harry Potter at Home free readings initiative, announced yesterday via Good Morning America. Olivia Colman, who won the Leading Actress Oscar for her performance in The Favourite, will read Chapter 7, and will be joined by special guests who are yet to be …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: New ‘Tenet’ Trailer, Imelda Staunton Hosts Charity Quiz


May 24, 2020

Posted by: Becki Osborne

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Summer is around the corner for much of the globe and things are heating up in the Wizarding World. This week Playbill announced the popular off-Broadway Harry Potter parody Puffs will broadcast on their streaming service, the Wizarding World released chapters five and six of Philosopher’s/Sorcerer’s Stone read aloud by Evanna Lynch, Bonnie Wright, Simon …read more!

Puffs Play Made Available for Streaming on Playbill


May 20, 2020

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

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Playbill announced this week that Puffs, or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic will be added to their streaming service Playbill Playback. Available for a limited time only from May 22-31, the original Off-Broadway production, filmed live in 2018, will be shown in full and include exclusive new interviews with the …read more!

‘Cursed Child’ Ensemble Reads Chapter Six of ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’


May 20, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

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Wizarding World Digital released the sixth chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone as part of the free Harry Potter at Home initiative, and this time they gathered a veritable ensemble to create the read-aloud experience. Actors from the Broadway cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child joined together to narrate and voice …read more!

Marauder’s Map face mask changes colours when you breathe on it


May 20, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk


Whether you’re up to no good or just trying to get some groceries, you will need to wear a face mask when you leave your house for the foreseeable future. As with everything in life, why not give it a Harry Potter theme? Artist Stephanie Hook had that same idea, and created a face mask …read more!

Evanna Lynch, Bonnie Wright and Simon Callow Read Chapter 5 of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone


May 19, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Books, J.K. Rowling, Lynch, News, Pottermore, Wright

The fifth free chapter reading of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone has been released via the Harry Potter at Home hub, read by none other than Harry Potter‘s Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood), Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley) and actor Simon Callow (Four Weddings and a Funeral, A Room with a View and Shakespeare in Love). The fifth chapter, ‘Diagon Alley’, …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Robert Pattinson Talks ‘The Batman’ & Lockdown With GQ, Daniel Radcliffe Plays Would You Rather & More


May 17, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

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This week in the Wizarding World the magic from home continued with the reveal of Eddie Redmayne as the chapter three narrator of the online Philosopher’s Stone reading followed by Stephen Fry on chapter four. Leaky covered some  virtual Harry Potter tours, Jujube’s new Platform Nine and Three Quarters Collections, and a teaser for the upcoming Harry …read more!

JuJuBe Release Platform Nine and Three Quarters Collection


May 16, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock


JuJuBe, the luxury backpack, accessory and diaper bag company have conjured up a brand new, Platform Nine and Three Quarters inspired collection to add to their existing Harry Potter lines! The designers released a Honeydukes collection earlier this year, and this new collection takes us to  Platform Nine and Three Quarters, with teal, raspberry, coral and white iconography from Harry …read more!

‘Harry Potter: Puzzles and Spells’ Mobile Game Teaser Released


May 15, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

News, Products, Tech, Video Games

Zynga Inc. announced the upcoming release of Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells, a new Harry Potter mobile game published under Portkey Games back in March, and today the game released its first teaser trailer. The game will take players to well-known Wizarding World locations, such as Platform Nine and Three-Quarters, Diagon Alley, the Hogwarts Express and the Grand Staircase in Hogwarts, as …read more!

U.K. Lifts Restrictions on Film Industry, ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Production Reportedly Still On Hiatus


May 14, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

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After U.K. workers unable to work from home were urged to go back to work after an announcement by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the U.K. film industry is able to resume productions, providing workplaces meet the government’s COVID-19 workplace guidelines. Film and television production are able to begin again in the U.K., the Department of Digital, …read more!

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