Bloomsbury unleashes new edition of JK Rowling’s ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’

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The brand new edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them has been officially unleashed!

This essential companion to the Harry Potter stories includes a new foreword from J.K. Rowling, an irresistible new jacket by Jonny Duddle, illustrations by Tomislav Tomic and six new beasts!

In this comprehensively updated edition, some of the beasts will be familiar to readers of the Harry Potter books – the Hippogriff, the Basilisk, the Hungarian Horntail … but others will surprise even the most ardent amateur Magizoologist.

Dip in to discover the curious habits of magical beasts across five continents …

Join Robbie Coltrane as he investigates baffling British murder cases

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Robbie Coltrane presents ‘Critical Evidence’ on the Crime and Investigation channel.

 

When there’s a murder with no suspect, no leads and perhaps not even a body, investigators face their toughest test. Evidence must be gathered and analysed. But evidence is worthless if it can’t be pinned to a suspect.

In the new Crime + Investigation series, Critical Evidence, British actor and comedian Robbie Coltrane (Harry Potter, Cracker) reveals eight of the hardest, most complex and baffling murder cases ever to be investigated by British police. Continue reading

‘Sherlock’ star, Benedict Cumberbatch, chats to Graham Norton

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Benedict Cumberbatch (left) and Eddie Redmayne talk about their new films, ‘Dr Strange’ and ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’.

Graham Norton welcomes leading British actors, Benedict Cumberbatch and Eddie Redmayne, Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston and American singer LeAnn Rimes to The Graham Norton Show on BBC Brit (DStv channel 120) at 9pm on Tuesday, November 8. Continue reading

Tom Burke to play Cormoran Strike in television adaptation of Robert Galbraith’s crime thrillers

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Tom Burke is set to play Cormoran Strike in the BBC adaptation of The Cuckoo’s Calling, The Silkworm and Career of Evil, written by J.K. Rowling under the pseudonym, Robert Galbraith.

THREE television dramas, based on J.K. Rowling’s crime novels – written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith – are heading for the small screen, courtesy of the BBC.

British actor, Tom Burke (The Musketeers, War and Peace) will play Cormoran Strike, a war veteran turned private detective, who operates out of a tiny office in London’s Denmark Street in the adaptations of The Cuckoo’s Calling, The Silkworm and Career of Evil. Continue reading

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them starts production in the UK

Eddie Redmayne will play Newt Scamander in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Eddie Redmayne will play Newt Scamander in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Harry Potter's textbook Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them is the source material for the latest film taking place in JK Rowling's wizarding world.

Harry Potter’s textbook Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them is the source material for the latest film taking place in JK Rowling’s wizarding world.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the much-anticipated new film, written by wizarding world creator J.K. Rowling and directed by David Yates, starts production in England. Continue reading

Hogwarts heaven on Vidi

Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and Daniel Radcliffe in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.

Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and Daniel Radcliffe in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.

Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and Daniel Radcliffe in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and Daniel Radcliffe in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

Harry Potter fans can get ready to be transported to Hogwarts heaven!  All eight Harry Potter movies are now available to watch on VIDI, South Africa’s online streaming service. Continue reading