Harry Potter

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Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner: ‘Some of Rowling’s people have seen the show, and she obviously know it exists. But she just lets us be.’ Photograph: Eric Luke

Two guys; a handful of props; all seven Harry Potter books in 70 minutes. That’s the premise of Dan Clarkson and Jeff Turner’s (...)

Mark Thomas: ‘After you die do you really want people to say: he paid his mortgage on time and, by golly, he advertised bread?’

One morning recently at 5am, Mark Thomas and his friend Tracy were pasting posters over the top of estate agents’ signs. “The posters just said(...)

“I love pop music. When that realisation hit, I started working on the idea of making tune that would sound amazing on radio”

On St Patrick’s Day, Daithí Ó Drónaí performed a gig in Dublin’s Mansion House on the same bill as Martin Hayes. Both are fiddle players from (...)

Terry Gilliam on the set of new film The Zero Theorem: “I don’t hate technology. I just hate the religion around it”

‘I’ve been in bed for three days so that I could get myself well enough to actually speak,” rasps Terry Gilliam into his tea. Maybe so. But, pr(...)

Movie music: Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, scored by Howard Shore, in concert
They shoot, they score

To show the power of a film score, Conrad Pope suggests a simple experiment. Go to the end of a movie you know well and watch the final scenes with th(...)

Thor blimey: Marvel is doing mighty box office business for Disney

It’s never a surprise to discover who the biggest winners at the box office are – the studios, dummy. But with Warner Bros fresh out of Batman and (...)

Harry Potter author JK Rowling (48) had said it had been “wonderful” to publish without hype or expectation and to get feedback under a different name, even if that meant some publishers rejected her work - as they had when she first touted her Harry Potter books. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

A lawyer who blew JK Rowling’s cover when she wrote a detective novel under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith has been fined £1,000 (€1,200) and receiv(...)

 Aer Lingus has added Pula to its destinations, bringing the Istrian peninsula and pretty towns such as Porec within easy reach for short breaks and holidays
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We have travelled to Dubrovnik and surrounding Islands for the last seven years. We love it but find it getting increasingly more expensive. I see Aer(...)

Many school libraries are very weak. For example, my library has old classics such as The Famous Five by Enid Blyton, which my grandmother has read. B(...)

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