Harry Potter Articles

“I’ll not be here, but Hagrid will”: Robbie Coltrane remembered

“I’ll not be here, but Hagrid will”: Robbie Coltrane remembered

A look back on the life of film and television icon Robbie Coltrane
Education Minister’s anti-university statements met with academics’ anger

Education Minister’s anti-university statements met with academics’ anger

Andrea Jenkyns claims that the education system pushes “Harry Potter studies” over “construction” have been met with the anger of many academics
A Very Potter Musical: Review and interview with the director (UMMTS)

A Very Potter Musical: Review and interview with the director (UMMTS)

Harriet Mcdonald reviews UMMTS’ A Very Potter Musical at the Students Union and interviews the musical’s director, Sophie Beake
Horoscopes: Week commencing November 30th

Horoscopes: Week commencing November 30th

We all need a bit of magic every now and then – now more than ever. Click to find out which HP spell matches your star sign!
Swapping social media for Harry Potter: how reading killed my phone addiction

Swapping social media for Harry Potter: how reading killed my phone addiction

Ellie Martin talks about how reading really can help you ditch the phone
Review: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Review: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

It’s overly complicated at times
Review: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Review: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Issy Rayner looks at the latest Harry Potter entry, The Crimes of Grindelwald, and its problem of being crushed under its own weight.
Seven audiobooks worth a listen

Seven audiobooks worth a listen

A different way to enjoy literature

What’s On for Literature Lovers: November

A few events around Manchester for literature lovers, this November

Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

JK Rowling begins a new era of magic with the highly-anticipated prequel

A student life: the quidditch player

We spoke to Livi Dickinson about being a quidditch player at university

You Can’t Handle the Truth! – Book to Film Adaptations

Andriana Hambi thinks that novels should stay on the page.

All I want for Christmas …

Dearest, darling Santa Clause. All I want for Christmas is …

Top 5 Evil Blondes

You might be under the impression that blondes have the most fun. Well, whilst they might be having the most fun, Cinema indicates they often cause the most trouble. Forget Thor and Luke Skywalker. From slimy Slytherins to homoerotic Dench-killers, slick golden locks can mean trouble…

Book Club: Celia Mullins, History Student

Celia Mullins talks to Book Club about House of the Spirits, the Isabel Allende classic, visceral prose, and Meryl Streep

Rivers of London, Ben Aaronovitch – review

Ben Aaronovitch’s fantasy/crime world offers some much-needed respite as dissertation deadlines and exam period draw ever closer

Escape in a children’s story

Remember how fun reading was when you were a kid? Joelle Jefferis advocates reigniting the adventure

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