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“Potter” Spotted at London Book Fair 2016

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In 2016, the annual London Book Fair featured Scholastic and Bloomsbury, US and UK publishers of the "Harry Potter" series; Little Brown, which publishes the UK editions of the "Cormoran Strike" series; and Templar Publishing, showcasing the "Harry Potter" coloring books. Read More »

Harry Melling Returns to the West End in “Hand to God”

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Harry Melling (Dudley Dursley) is due to return to the West End this weekend (February 5) in a new comedy play, "Hand to God". In a new interview, Harry has spoken about the challenges of the role - including learning how to use puppets - as well as leaving "Potter" behind. Read More »

Social Roundup: Around The World In Many Selfies

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This edition found some of the alumni off on adventures scattered across the world. We can only hope this means that Hogwarts is finally recruiting international students for next fall's first year intake. Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with David Troughton, star of “Goodnight Mister Tom”

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"Goodnight Mister Tom" returns to London's West End this Christmas. MuggleNet had the opportunity to interview David Troughton, who stars as "Mister Tom" Oakley and is Harry Melling's (Dudley Dursley) uncle. Read More »

Book Review: “The Predictions” by Bianca Zander

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"The Predictions" is a coming-of-age novel with a unique depiction of young-adult life. Written in a memoir style with an exploration of gender roles and responsibility, Bianca Zander's second novel immerses readers into the complexities of change. Read More »

Book Review: “City of Halves” by Lucy Inglis

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Lily is not your average teenager - at sixteen years old, she’s already a first class computer hacker, and uses her skills to help her father, a lawyer, solve his toughest cases. But that still doesn’t prepare her for what she discovers one morning while out investigating a case: magic is real. Unfortunately, she finds this out in the worst way possible, by being attacked by a bandogge, a terrifying two-headed dog. Read More »

“MuggleCast” Episode 284: “The Cursed Podcast” Now Available!

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Following last week's breaking news that occurred during our last episode, join us as we once again speculate about what it all means! Andrew, Micah, Eric and special return guest Laura Thompson talk Cursed Child with a bit more clarity (and no less skepticism). Read More »

Public Booking for “Cursed Child” Opens Tomorrow!

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Get your alarms set! Public booking for "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" will open tomorrow at 11 a.m. GMT, and to ensure that fans are given the best possible chance of obtaining tickets for the show, the producers will open up a further booking period, which runs from January 11, 2017, to April 30, 2017. With the exception of late release and lottery tickets, as of 11 a.m. tomorrow, all available tickets will be on public sale! Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Adam Larter, Writer and Star of “Harry Potter and the Inappropriate Hallowe’en”

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"Harry Potter and the Inappropriate Hallowe'en" is a comedy play to be shown at the Leicester Square Theatre in London on October 31. MuggleNet had the opportunity to interview Adam Larter, the writer and star of the play and the founder of Weirdos Comedy Club. Read More »

“Potter” Alumni Star at the BFI London Film Festival This October!

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Last month, we saw how "Potter" alumni took over the Toronto Film Festival, and now it’s the turn of London! The BFI London Film Festival takes place this October, and many familiar faces will be featured in the films being shown over the course of the festival. Read More »

UPDATED RUMOR: “Fantastic Beasts” Filming to Start Next Week?

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With the "Fantastic Beasts" cast arriving in London and more casting announcements being made by the day, it's only a matter of time before filming actually gets underway in London. Read More »

“Fantastic Beasts” Actors Spotted in London

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Dan Fogler (Jacob) and Alison Sudol (Queenie) have both been “spotted” in and around London. Read More »

Are the Hogwarts Portraits the Magical Version of CCTV?

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Big Brother is watching you! Did Albus Dumbledore use the Hogwarts portraits as a surveillance system? Read More »

Countdown to Expo Patronum: More special guests announced!

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It's almost here! There are 30 days until MuggleNet Live! 2015: Expo Patronum, and even more special guests have been announced! Read More »

London calling

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For this editor, "Harry Potter" and London will always be linked. With previous visits in 2004 and 2007, both dedicated exclusively to "Potter" events, I decided that my next trip there would be also. My next visit will be centered around a very special event in April... Read More »

Exclusive “Potter” vacation package available to Expo Patronum attendees!

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We decided to hold Expo Patronum - MuggleNet's first-ever convention! - in London because we wanted to not only celebrate Harry on his home turf but also extend the fandom experience to fans in the UK, who have often complained that most "Potter" events - not to mention the theme parks! - are located in the US. But because we know that several of our loyal fans here in America may make the journey across the pond just to join us on April 18, we've put together an EXCLUSIVE "Harry Potter" vacation package just for Expo Patronum attendees! Read More »

Jim Dale is taking his show on the road – to London!

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Jim Dale, who lent his voice to the "Harry Potter" audiobooks for the US market, is taking his one-man show to London for a limited run! Find out more about "Just Jim Dale" here! Read More »

UPDATE: Pack your trunks for Expo Patronum, new guests to be announced!

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So you have your ticket to London and MuggleNet Live! 2015: Expo Patronum, but you’re still struggling with what to pack? Are you still trying to decide if you should spend your money on a ticket? Let us offer some suggestions that are sure to be useful in the coming months as you prepare for a "Harry Potter" fandom experience like no other! Read More »

Seven magical reasons to join us at Expo Patronum!

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Are you a Muggle still trying to decide if you should attend Expo Patronum? Not sure what kind of experience you'll have or what to do in London while you're there? We've come up with seven magical reasons why you should pack your trunk and get your fireplace connected to the Floo Network for this exciting new event. Read More »

Role Call: Grindelwald to take the stage, new guests announced for Expo Patronum!

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In this week's Role Call, Grindelwald takes the West End, Molly Weasley takes the East, and Expo Patronum attendees take the ultimate grand prize as even more special cast and crew members are announced for MuggleNet Live's April event in London! Read More »