Harry Melling

MuggleNet Live! 2015: What are they up to now?

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Many of the special guests at MuggleNet Live! spoke about what projects they're currently working on. Here's a summary of what they said. Read More »

Social Roundup: EXPO PATRONUM!

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This week's social roundup features the one and only MUGGLENET LIVE! Catch up on all the goings on and gossip from MuggleNet's very first convention. Read More »

Five things you should know about Dudley Dursley


In this next installment of character fact posts, we're taking a brief trip out of the wizarding world to visit the Muggle world. It's time to return to Privet Drive and consider Dudley Dursley. Read More »

MuggleNet Live! – We solemnly swear that we are up to no good…


MuggleNet Live! 2015: Expo Patronum will be here before we know it, so here are some reasons why you should be looking forward to April 18, 2015! Have you bought your tickets yet? Read More »

Role Call: Spectre of Christmas

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In this week's Role Call, we find a Kickstarter campaign from one of our MuggleNet Live! Expo Patronum special guests, catch Voldemort getting a college degree, the new Bond film finally gets a title, and we find Father Christmas with a gun?!? All that and more as we check out what our favorite cast members are up to this week! Read More »

UPDATED: Harry Melling discusses his stage career, “The Angry Brigade”

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Harry Melling (Dudley Dursley) has given a new interview in which he discusses his role in the touring production "The Angry Brigade" and why he wanted to undertake formal acting training. Read More »

Harry Melling’s play “Peddling” to make its London debut next year


"Peddling", the critically acclaimed play written by former "Potter" alumnus Harry Melling (Dudley Dursley) is set to make its London debut at the Arcola Theater next year. Find out all the details here. Read More »

Harry Melling discusses “Potter”, stage career in new interview

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Harry Melling (Dudley Dursley) discusses his time working on the "Potter" films, plus his successful stage career in a new interview. Find out more here. Read More »

Harry Melling to answer fan questions in Twitter Q&A!


Have you got a question that you're itching to ask Harry Melling (Dudley Dursley)? Well, now's your chance! Harry is due to take part in a Twitter Q&A this coming Wednesday, May 7! Read More »

Harry Melling, Writing, & ‘Peddling’


Interview with Harry Melling on Writing and 'Peddling'. Read More »

New details released about Harry Melling’s Broadway run!


We posted last month about Harry Melling's play, Peddling, moving to New York for a Broadway run from April 23-May 18, and after receiving a press release we have new details about the performance. The press release opens with details about the New York run and continues with a brief synopsis of the play. The play will be directed by Steven Atkinson, with set and costume design by Lily Arnold, lighting design by Azusa Ono, and sound design George Dennis. Read More »

Harry Melling’s play, “Peddling”, to move to New York after premiere in Suffolk


Harry Melling (Dudley Dursley) has written a play titled "Peddling," based on a childhood experience involving a homeless boy, which will premiere at a certain festival in Suffolk, early this year. Afterwards the play will then transfer to another festival in New York City for a few weeks. Melling is said to have based the play on an experience that saw him encounter a homeless person. Read More »

Role Call: Scrimgeour a spy, Dumbledore & Dursley take center stage at HighTide Festival


This edition of Role Call is chocked full of a roundup of the latest casting and production news of many of Harry Potter's most esteemed alum. This week we'll be taking a look at the latest developments concerning Jason Isaacs, Gary Oldman, David Thewlis, Sir Michael Gambon, Harry Melling, David Yates, Bill NIghy, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Boneham Carter and Alfonso Cuarón. Read More »

Harry Melling discusses his post “Potter” stage career and “Potter” stage show


Harry Melling, more well known to Harry Potter fans as Dudley Dursley, Harry's unpleasant cousin, has spoken recently about his blossoming stage career since Potter. He has appeared on the West End already, in Mother Courage and Her Children, where his stage mother was once again Fiona Shaw, and The Hothouse, a Harold Pinter play. Read More »

“Potter” stars tackle the Bard’s greatest tragedy


Harry Melling and Isabella Laughland, known for playing Dudley Dursley and Leanne in the Harry Potter films, are to co-star in Chichester Festival Theatre's upcoming production of King Lear. Melling and Laughland will play the Fool and Cordelia, respectively, alongside legendary stage and screen actor Frank Langella, in one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies. Read More »

More casting news!


In the post Potter era that we live in, it isn't uncommon to read about the new roles our favorite stars have recently signed on for. This week was no exception. Read More »

The “Harry Potter” cast continue to hone their craft


We've watched them grow up before our very eyes, and in some cases, we've grown up right along with them. Part of growing up as a child star in the film industry is stepping outside of those comfortable roles and into more mature and emotional characters and stories. In the last two years, many of the cast from Harry Potter have been building their careers on the broadway stage, in independent movies, and on television. Read More »

Harry Melling talks fame and weight loss in ‘Daily Mail’ interview


In a recent interview, Harry Melling, who is known for his portrayal of Dudley Dursley in the Potter films, talks of how he finds it "a godsend" that he doesn't get recognised for his role in the franchise. Speaking to the Daily Mail's Saturday magazine, Harry discusses how his weight loss was motivated by his wish to "not play those [fat] roles for the rest of my life" but concedes that it has also had other benefits. Read More »

Review: “The Hothouse” starring Harry Melling


Arriving second in Jamie Lloyd's highly anticipated Trafalgar Transformed season at the Trafalgar Studios, The Hothouse doesn't relax the intensity set by its predecessor, the apocalyptic Macbeth starring James McAvoy. Shocking and at times offensive, The Hothouse depicts the sinister workings inside an undefined mental institution. Yet despite the outrageously immoral practices and some utterly unforgiving characters, this revival of one of Pinter's early plays is unrelenting in its comic intentions. Read More »

Review: “Smack Family Robinson” starring Harry Melling


One thing that can certainly be said for Smack Family Robinson is that it is not for the faint hearted! Set entirely within the family's lounge, the play centers upon the Robinsons, a drug dealing, money laundering family full of community spirit. F-bombs and mild threats fly easily from the mouths of the parents who are spread luxuriously across white leather sofas, beer and wine in hand, casually informing their children of the adult channels' password. Read More »