Author: Keith Hawk

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David Bradley set to play in musical production to honor celebrated novelist

David Bradley – who portrayed Hogwarts caretaker Argus Filch in the Harry Potter series – will be on stage alongside 40 students from four North Yorkshire schools at York Minster performing a new composition in order to herald the influence of novelist and vicar Laurence Sterne, who wrote The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman in Coxwold in 1759.

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“Potter” stars support Scholastic’s “Read Every Day” campaign

A new campaign has been launched by Scholastic UK, an affiliate of the Harry Potter publisher in America, to encourage kids to “Read Every Day,” as the campaign is titled. Potter stars Daniel Radcliffe – who portrayed the title character – and Emma Thompson – who portrayed Professor Sybill Trelawney – are suppporting the campaign.