Over a year ago, a mysterious plaque appeared outside the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, seemingly commemorating the installation of the goal posts used in the 1998 Quidditch World Cup – but in the 18 months that the plaque has been bringing smiles to passersby, the hospital staff never even knew it was there. Now, a recent BBC article has traced the origins of the magical nameplate.
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past few months, you will know that “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” finally opened for previews last night. Alas, it’s safe to say that the lucky fans who got to watch Part 1 were very pleased indeed! (The following audience reactions are completely spoiler-free!)
The first preview of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Part 1” was performed this evening at the Palace Theatre London. Here is MuggleNet’s spoiler-free breakdown of the show.
“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender, playwright Jack Thorne, director John Tiffany, and actors Jamie Parker and Noma Dumezweni, who will be playing Harry and Hermione, respectively, have given a little more insight into the eagerly awaited play’s origins.
In a candid interview with “GQ”, Daniel Radcliffe talks about his upcoming movies, his journey since “Harry Potter”, and some bizarre body molds.
J.K. Rowling has again spoken out in support of Noma Dumezweni’s casting as Hermione in the hotly anticipated new play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”. She revealed her frustration at online reaction by a “bunch of racists” who vocalized their disapproval of a black actress playing the character.
J.K. Rowling has spoken at length about the new play, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”, alongside playwright Jack Thorne and director John Tiffany in their only interview before the show begins previews at the Palace Theatre in London next week.