Archive for December, 2014

David Ryall, Elphias Doge Actor, Dies at 79

Dec 28, 2014

Posted by: Mel

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David Ryall, who played Elphias Doge in “Deathly Hallows: Part One,” passed away this Christmas. He was seventy-nine and had a career spanning over five decades. Our thoughts are with his family and friends during this sad time.

Merry (Happy) Christmas

Dec 25, 2014

Posted by: Catherine

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In the midst of the hustle and bustle of the Holiday season, as you unwrap your Weasley sweaters and Invisibility coats, we at the Leaky Cauldron would like to wish you a very Merry/Happy Christmas!

Final Pottermore Gift: Order of Merlin

Dec 24, 2014

Posted by: Mel

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Alas, we’ve come to the end of Pottermore’s twelve days of gifts, and today, for the very last gift, we’re getting new writing from J. K. Rowling on the “Order of Merlin” award. You can read all about it on Pottermore. From all of us at Leaky, have a very happy holiday!

More Christmas presents from Pottermore!

Dec 22, 2014

Posted by: Catherine

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Today it finally arrived. The rumored release of a major character’s life story appear to be true. As it gets closer to Christmas, J.K. Rowling gives us the gift of Draco Malfoy’s background. Hop on over to Pottermore to enjoy this excellent new writing from our favorite author!

New Pottermore Gift: Inferi

Dec 22, 2014

Posted by: Mel

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New J. K. Rowling writing has gone up on Pottermore and this time she’s writing about the frightening Inferi! Go to Pottermore to see Rowling’s thoughts on these Dark creatures.

New Pottermore Gift Discusses Rowling’s Thoughts on Vampires, Rowling Reveals That There Are Jewish Potter Characters Via Twitter

Dec 18, 2014

Posted by: Mel

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The latest Pottermore gift discusses vampires within the world of Harry Potter and finally puts to bed the old fan theory that Snape is a vampire. Previous Pottermore gifts have included new potions to make, as well as a Potions leaderboard in the Great Hall, and a new Potion badge. J. K. Rowling also gave …read more!

Third Pottermore Gift: History of Cauldrons

Dec 15, 2014

Posted by: Mel

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Today’s Pottermore Christmas gift takes us to the Potions classroom, where J. K. Rowling gives us some background information on cauldrons and tells us why she decided to put Snape in charge of Potions classes. Go to Pottermore to see today’s Potion-themed riddle and read new info from JKR!

The 2nd Day of Christmas: Pottermore

Dec 13, 2014

Posted by: Catherine

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For the 12 days of Christmas, or J.K. Rowling’s 12 days of giving the gift of new Pottermore writings, the second day leads us to Fred and George’s Weasley Wizard Wheezes. There, after solving today’s riddle, you will find new stories about Florean Fortescue and our very own Leaky Cauldron! Please visit Pottermore.com to read …read more!

Pottermore Posts First Christmas Gift: New Writing from J. K. Rowling and 300 Galleons for All Users

Dec 13, 2014

Posted by: Mel

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Today starts off Pottermore’s Christmas celebration: from today until December 23rd Pottermore users will see new writing from J. K. Rowling, as well as additional “gifts.” Today, 300 Galleons were added to every user’s Gringott’s vault, and J. K. Rowling posted information on Cokeworth, the town that Lily Potter and Severus Snape grew up in. …read more!

Robert Galbraith’s “The Cuckoo’s Calling” to be a TV Drama

Dec 10, 2014

Posted by: Catherine

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Hours ago, J.K. Rowling tweeted for her dear friend, Robert Galbraith, to share the exciting news that his first novel,┬áThe Cuckoo’s Calling, is to become a BBC 1 TV Drama. Our favorite author said that she shared Robert’s excitement, and thought it wise to share the news with her fan base as Robert is particularly …read more!



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