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This week in history: 16 November 2001, the first Harry Potter film is released

Following the success of the Harry Potter books – the most recent having been Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire released in July 2000 – the film Harry Potter…

Alan Rickman: a tribute

“I don’t play villains, I play very interesting people”, said one of the finest actors of our generation when met with interrogation from a young fan. The droll response characterised…

Re-reading allows literature to mature with the reader

With the sad news this week of the passing of Alan Rickman, I look back on my childhood, which was immersed in the phenomenon that was (and still is) Harry…