SRSLY #100: Harry Potter Special 2

For the 100th episode of SRSLY, we revist the Harry Potter series.

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For the 100th episode of SRSLY, we revist the Harry Potter series, taking a closer look at creatures, family, wizarding media, magical home life and the romances of the series. Plus: favourite obscure characters and a dramatic reading of a Stephen Bush fanfiction original. Featuring Caroline Crampton, Anna Leszkiewicz, Anoosh Chakelian, India Bourke, Amelia Tait, Pauline Bock, Lizzie Palmer, Pinja Saarikoski, Stephen Bush, Jonn Elledge).

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SRSLY is hosted by Caroline Crampton and Anna Leszkiewicz, the NS’s assistant editor and editorial assistant. We’re on Twitter as @c_crampton and @annaleszkie, where between us we post a heady mixture of Serious Journalism, excellent gifs and regularly ask questions J K Rowling needs to answer.

The Links

Harry Potter Week on the New Statesman website.

Lizzie’s piece on wizarding media.

Stephen’s fanfiction.

For next time:

We are watching Happy Valley.

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See you next week!

PS If you missed #99, check it out here.