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Front Row - J K Rowling

JK Rowling discusses her new novel The Casual Vacancy and also reflects on the Olympic opening ceremony, her global success and whether she will ever return to Harry Potter.

J K Rowling discusses the inspiration for her new novel The Casual Vacancy, her first book for adult readers, in a wide-ranging conversation with Mark Lawson. She considers her use of strong language and adult themes, and also reflects on her role in the Olympic opening ceremony, her global success with Harry Potter, and whether she will ever return to her most famous character.

Producer Erin Riley.

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