• Common items When Harry arrives at Number Four Privet Drive with Hagrid on the flying motorbike he is wrapped in “blankets” (PS1). As a grown-up, a blanket is the only thing that Harry Potter has from his mother. Since he received it after Aunt Petunia’s death from… Read More
• Essay
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Since the original essay ‘Harry’s Dreams’ was written by Steve VanderArk in 2006, there have been quite a few new pieces of canon writing from J K Rowling. Two of these in particular contain further dreams of Harry Potter’s to examine.  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows… Read More
• Houses and addresses The family home of Ginny Weasley, Harry Potter and their children James, Albus and Lily. Amos Diggory and Delphi visit Harry there (CC1.6), we see Harry giving his children pre-Hogwarts start-of-term gifts (CC1.7), having nightmares about Lord Voldemort (CC1.9) and discussing the aftermath of a… Read More
• Event The final playscript edition of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was released on 25 July 2017. It contained only minor changes from the “Special Rehearsal Edition Script”, which had been released on 31 July 2016, the day after the play’s opening in London. Podcast:… Read More
• Event The gala opening performances of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two took place on Saturday 30 July 2016 at the Palace Theatre in the West End of London (CC). The rehearsal script of the play was released the following day, 31 July 2016 (CC/b). Read More
• Event The rehearsal script for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (CC) is published worldwide at midnight on July 31st, 2016. Statistics show it to be the most pre-ordered book since Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (DH) back in 2009. Just like for the release dates of the last several Harry Potter novels,… Read More
• Event By the time that the Hogwarts Express is leaving King’s Cross for the start of her daughter Rose’s fourth year, Hermione Granger has become the Minister for Magic (CC1.5). This had been predicted by Rita Skeeter during her commentary at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup final (Pm). Read More
• Character Resourceful, principled and brilliant, Hermione Jean Granger is easily the brightest witch of her generation. She, along with Ron Weasley, is one of Harry Potter’s closest friends. She is also Muggle-born (her parents were dentists – PS12), and so is a living, breathing example of the fallacy of pureblood… Read More
• Magical objects Found in Delphi’s room at St Oswald’s Home for Old Witches and Wizards, it contained a hidden prophecy in Parseltongue (CC3.21). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:21 — 4.0MB)… Read More
• Character The younger of Ron and Hermione’s two children, brother to Rose. Hugo seems to be good friends with Lily Potter (DH/e).   Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:21 — 4.0MB)… Read More