Harry Potter

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Can Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore work some magic on the wizarding world?
Part three of the Harry Potter prequel series had better have some good tricks up its sleeve or the future of this tarnished franchise will be in doubt

Ben Child

24, Sep, 2021 @12:29 PM

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From Hogwarts to inter-galactic space: how Alfred Enoch’s career rocketed
He gained cult status in Harry Potter, despite not even wanting to audition, then matured in How to Get Away With Murder. What’s the actor doing now? Playing 1,000-year chess in deep space

Alex Mistlin

21, Sep, 2021 @3:12 PM

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Jessie Cave on body image, bereavement and being relentless: ‘I don’t have any secrets’
The actor, comic and writer talks about her bestselling debut novel, the cruelty of costume fittings, how it felt to be in the Harry Potter franchise – and finding hope in small things

Emine Saner

02, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Sir Ian McKellen: ‘What does old mean? Quite honestly I feel about 12’
It’s half a century since Sir Ian McKellen first played Hamlet. Now he’s starring as the Dane again – at 82. He talks about his extraordinary life, why he’ll never write his memoir – and his one lasting regret

Tom Lamont

13, Jun, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Are you Team AstraZeneca or Team Pfizer? The ridiculous rise of vaccine loyalty
From buying Etsy merchandise to making Tik Toks, some of those lucky enough to have been vaccinated are remarkably keen to celebrate their vaccine ‘tribe’

21, Apr, 2021 @4:34 PM

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Helen McCrory obituary
One of the leading stage actors of her generation who found wider fame in the Harry Potter films and TV’s Peaky Blinders

Michael Coveney

18, Apr, 2021 @1:50 PM

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Helen McCrory swore friends to secrecy about cancer diagnosis
Actor did not want her professional or charitable work overshadowed by illness in final weeks, says friend

Nadeem Badshah

17, Apr, 2021 @4:11 PM

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Helen McCrory: engaging, enthralling, always magnetically watchable
The exquisitely talented actor shone at playing complex, intelligent women with a seemingly effortless skill

Mark Lawson

16, Apr, 2021 @6:22 PM

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Helen McCrory, star of Peaky Blinders and Harry Potter, dies aged 52
Actor was also known for her roles in the films The Queen and The Special Relationship

Hannah J Davies

16, Apr, 2021 @5:01 PM

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Paul Ritter obituary
Stage and screen actor best known for his roles in the TV comedy Friday Night Dinner and the miniseries Chernobyl

Michael Coveney

07, Apr, 2021 @3:39 PM

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Paul Ritter: Friday Night Dinner star dies of brain tumour at 54
Ritter, who also appeared in films including Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, died at home alongside is wife and two sons

Toby Moses

06, Apr, 2021 @11:12 AM

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Secret to succession: does it matter if a film franchise changes its star?
It tangled Spider-Man and dethroned The Crown – but keeps Bond alive. How will Fantastic Beasts cope without Johnny Depp?

Luke Walpole

12, Nov, 2020 @4:59 PM

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