Creators of West End musical Six refuse to appear with ‘transphobic’ J K Rowling on BBC Radio 2 show

Creators of West End musical Six refuse to appear with ‘transphobic’ J K Rowling on Graham Norton’s Radio 2 programme West End show creators boycotted BBC Radio 2 show with author J.K Rowling  Ms Rowling appeared on the show last weekend to discuss her latest book She has become the victim of ‘cancel culture’ after … Read more Creators of West End musical Six refuse to appear with ‘transphobic’ J K Rowling on BBC Radio 2 show

Jude Law discusses Johnny Depp’s exit from Fantastic Beasts 3

Jude Law has spoke about co-star Johnny Depp’s exit from Fantastic Beasts 3 after he was fired from the film. The Hollywood star was asked to step down from his role as Gellert Grindelwald in JK Rowling‘s fantasy series of blockbuster films after a libel suit filed against The Sun newspaper was summarily dismissed by the … Read more Jude Law discusses Johnny Depp’s exit from Fantastic Beasts 3

Johnny Depp fans launch petition demanding he be reinstated to Fantastic Beasts 3

Johnny Depp fans launch petition demanding he be reinstated to Fantastic Beasts 3 after ‘stepping down’ from franchise… and 147,000 have already signed The Hollywood star was asked to step down from his role as Gellart Grindewald after his libel case against The Sun newspaper was summarily dismissed Depp, 55, had originally taken legal action after … Read more Johnny Depp fans launch petition demanding he be reinstated to Fantastic Beasts 3

Exclusive extract from J.K. ROWLING’s new book The Ickabog

One night, at the start of the first lockdown, author J.K. Rowling had an inspired idea.  Best known for her seven Harry Potter books, there was another story she’d written to read to her own family ten years ago which had never been published.  So she decided to dust off the manuscript and launch a … Read more Exclusive extract from J.K. ROWLING’s new book The Ickabog

ANDREW PIERCE: Harry Potter and the curse of the woke fan 

ANDREW PIERCE: Harry Potter and the curse of the woke fan By Andrew Pierce for the Daily Mail Published: 00:22 GMT, 2 November 2020 | Updated: 00:22 GMT, 2 November 2020 The BBC has invited a fan of author J.K. Rowling to present a 30-minute Radio 4 documentary called: ‘Can I still read Harry Potter?’ … Read more ANDREW PIERCE: Harry Potter and the curse of the woke fan 

A Harry Potter-themed staycation: Inside the Gryffindor-style Hogwarts holiday cottage

Want a spellbinding staycation? Then check into the incredible cottage that’s a recreation of the Gryffindor wing of Hogwarts The Harry Potter-inspired property – called ‘The Dorm’ – is the brainchild of designer Carol Cavendish  Carol runs a six-acre holiday site on the edge of the North York Moors National Park called North Shire Several … Read more A Harry Potter-themed staycation: Inside the Gryffindor-style Hogwarts holiday cottage

JK Rowling receives support from Ian McEwan and Griff Rhys Jones amid ‘transphobia’ row

JK Rowling has been subjected to an onslaught of abuse that highlights an insidious, authoritarian and misogynistic trend in social media. Rowling has consistently shown herself to be an honourable and compassionate person, and the appalling hashtag #RIPJKRowling is just the latest example of hate speech directed against her and other women that Twitter and … Read more JK Rowling receives support from Ian McEwan and Griff Rhys Jones amid ‘transphobia’ row

JK Rowling shakes off transgender row as controversial new book shoots straight to top of the charts

JK Rowling shakes off transgender row as her controversial new book shoots straight to top of the charts Book Troubled Blood features a male killer who dresses up in women’s clothes Transgender rights activists want a boycott of the fifth in the Strike thriller series The book has sold 64,633 copies in its first five … Read more JK Rowling shakes off transgender row as controversial new book shoots straight to top of the charts

JK Rowling offers rare insight into her marriage to husband Neil Murray

JK Rowling has offered a rare insight into her 19-year marriage to husband Neil Murray while discussing her favourite and most memorable songs. The author, 55, who married Neil in 2001 and shares two children with him, shared an anecdote during the Tracks Of My Years segment on Ken Bruce’s Radio 2 show. While listing some … Read more JK Rowling offers rare insight into her marriage to husband Neil Murray

JK Rowling reveals cross-dressing villain in new book is based on real-life serial killers

JK Rowling has revealed the cross-dressing villain in her new book is based on real-life serial killers Jerry Brudos and Russell Williams after facing another transphobia row.  The Harry Potter author released Troubled Blood under her crime-writing pseudonym Robert Galbraith earlier this week. The thriller sees detective Cormoran Strike try to work out what happened … Read more JK Rowling reveals cross-dressing villain in new book is based on real-life serial killers