In “Queerbaiting and Fandom: Teasing Fans through Homoerotic Possibilities”, essayists explore where queer interpretations of popular properties have been denied canonical acceptance, including in the wizarding world franchise. Learn more about the book here.
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)
- “Hey! Mr. English guy! I think your egg is hatching!”
- May 26, 2007 – Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is revealed to be 138 minutes long by the British Board of Film Classification.
Did You Know
- Shirley Henderson was aged 35 at the time that she first played Moaning Myrtle. She is the oldest actor to play a Hogwarts student in the Harry Potter films.