- Next story The Hogwarts Express locomotive in this film is portrayed by the 1937 GWR 4900 Class 5972 Olton Hall. It has been on display at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter since 2015.
- Previous story Evanna Lynch found out about the auditions for the role of Luna Lovegood after reading a news post on MuggleNet. She has been a long-term fan of the series and the website. She made Luna’s lion hat in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and created some of the jewelry worn by Luna in the films.
Wed, Jan 20
Sophie Thompson's birthday
Mafalda Hopkirk (DH1)
Thu, Jan 21
Harry visits the prefects' bathroom with the golden egg and solves the clue
Fri, Jan 22
Sir John Hurt's birthday (RIP)
- “Magic blooms only in rare souls. You came today because of a craving and a knowledge that the old ways serve us no longer.”
- October 2, 2000 – Production begins on the film version of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s/Sorcerer’s Stone.
Did You Know
- Quidditch started in the 11th century at a place called Queerditch Marsh, which is not marked on Muggle maps because wizards have made the place unplottable. Originally, it was quite a crude game played on broomsticks with just the Quaffle.