J.K. Rowling

Joanne "Jo" Rowling, known as J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist, screenwriter and film producer best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series. In the late 2010s and early 2020s, Rowling has come under fire for subscribing to and discussing blatantly transphobic beliefs. She has been labelled a ‘Trans-Exclusionary Radical Feminist’ or TERF.

London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony: Isles of Wonder (2012)

The London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony took place at 9pm on 27 July 2012. Titled 'Isles of Wonder', the Ceremony welcomed the finest athletes from more than 200 nations for the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games, marking an historic third time the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Mike Oldfield  •  Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom  •  Kenneth Branagh  •  J.K. Rowling

The London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony took place at 9pm on 27 July 2012. Titled 'Isles of Wonder', the Ceremony welcomed the finest athletes from more than 200 nations for the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games, marking an historic third time the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Mike Oldfield  •  Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom  •  Kenneth Branagh  •  J.K. Rowling

The Magical World of Harry Potter: The Unauthorized Story of J.K. Rowling (2000)

The unauthorized story of J.K. Rowling--creator of Harry Potter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Grant
CAST:  J.K. Rowling

The unauthorized story of J.K. Rowling--creator of Harry Potter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Grant
CAST:  J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life (2007)

A look into the life of J.K. Rowling in the year leading to her finishing her final harry potter book.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Runcie
CAST:  J.K. Rowling

A look into the life of J.K. Rowling in the year leading to her finishing her final harry potter book.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Runcie
CAST:  J.K. Rowling

50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments (2011)

To mark the release two weeks ago of the eighth and final movie in the series, Robbie Coltrane narrates a countdown of the movie franchise's best moments. From Harry's first meeting with Ron and Hermione aboard the Hogwarts Express through to magical mysteries.  (more)

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CAST:  Robbie Coltrane  •  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Julie Walters  •  Emma Watson

To mark the release two weeks ago of the eighth and final movie in the series, Robbie Coltrane narrates a countdown of the movie franchise's best moments. From Harry's first meeting with Ron and Hermione aboard the Hogwarts Express through to magical mysteries.  (more)

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CAST:  Robbie Coltrane  •  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Julie Walters  •  Emma Watson

Discovering the Real World of Harry Potter (2001)

Explore the myths and legends that inhabit the real world of Harry Potter. Follow award-winning documentary filmmakers as they offer insights to witches, wizards, Greek gods, ancient Celts, ghosts, magical creatures, alchemy, and ancient spells. Narrated by British ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shaun Trevisick
CAST:  Hugh Laurie  •  J.K. Rowling  •  Gavin Scott

Explore the myths and legends that inhabit the real world of Harry Potter. Follow award-winning documentary filmmakers as they offer insights to witches, wizards, Greek gods, ancient Celts, ghosts, magical creatures, alchemy, and ancient spells. Narrated by British ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shaun Trevisick
CAST:  Hugh Laurie  •  J.K. Rowling  •  Gavin Scott

Peter Kay: 20 Years of Funny (2015)

Documentary looking at the career to date of Peter Kay, from Bolton schoolboy to award-winning, record-breaking comic, actor, writer and director.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ali Lynch
CAST:  Peter Kay  •  Sian Gibson  •  Dave Spikey  •  Richard Curtis

Documentary looking at the career to date of Peter Kay, from Bolton schoolboy to award-winning, record-breaking comic, actor, writer and director.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ali Lynch
CAST:  Peter Kay  •  Sian Gibson  •  Dave Spikey  •  Richard Curtis

Tom Felton Meets the Superfans (2015)

In his directorial debut, Tom Felton, who played the villainous Draco Malfoy in the hugely successful Harry Potter films, meets the world's most committed fans in a bid to understand what drives them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Felton
CAST:  Tom Felton  •  Jade Gordon  •  Rupert Grint  •  Vic Mignogna

In his directorial debut, Tom Felton, who played the villainous Draco Malfoy in the hugely successful Harry Potter films, meets the world's most committed fans in a bid to understand what drives them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Felton
CAST:  Tom Felton  •  Jade Gordon  •  Rupert Grint  •  Vic Mignogna

The Importance of Being Morrissey (2003)

The Importance of Being Morrissey is the most revealing and quotable documentary made on Steven Patrick Morrissey. In it, he compares meat eating to child abuse; attacks the Royal Family and Tony Blair; responds to the accusations of racism, and we hear about his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tina Flintoff  •  Ricky Kelehar
CAST:  Morrissey  •  Bono  •  Johnny Marr  •  Nancy Sinatra

The Importance of Being Morrissey is the most revealing and quotable documentary made on Steven Patrick Morrissey. In it, he compares meat eating to child abuse; attacks the Royal Family and Tony Blair; responds to the accusations of racism, and we hear about his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tina Flintoff  •  Ricky Kelehar
CAST:  Morrissey  •  Bono  •  Johnny Marr  •  Nancy Sinatra

Harry Potter: A History Of Magic (2017)

A thrilling journey through legends, belief and folklore, this film goes behind the scenes with the British Library as they search to tell that story through objects in their collection, in an ambitious new exhibition: Harry Potter: A History Of Magic. J.K. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jude Ho  •  Alex Harding
CAST:  Imelda Staunton  •  J.K. Rowling  •  David Thewlis  •  Warwick Davis

A thrilling journey through legends, belief and folklore, this film goes behind the scenes with the British Library as they search to tell that story through objects in their collection, in an ambitious new exhibition: Harry Potter: A History Of Magic. J.K. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jude Ho  •  Alex Harding
CAST:  Imelda Staunton  •  J.K. Rowling  •  David Thewlis  •  Warwick Davis