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For many hardcore Harry Potter fans, seven books and eight films were simply not enough to curb their appetite for the magical wizarding world. After the final page in The Deathly Hallows was turned, a lot of readers were left with Post Potter Depression. But muggles need not suffer any more thanks to the critically acclaimed stage play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which picks up where the last book’s epilogue left off: 19 years after the Battle of Hogwarts in the Second Wizarding War. The continuation to the beloved story, this time in the form of a stage play form, not only paints a story of the next generation of Harry Potter characters, but it also makes fans out of a whole new generation of young readers.
This one-of-a-kind theatrical experience is packed with “thrilling theatricality and pulse-pounding storytelling” (The Hollywood Reporter). It will leave you “audibly wowed, cheering and gasping” (The Telegraph), as “visions of pure enchantment send shivers down your spine” (Rolling Stone). “It is out of this world, it’s magic, it’s a hit” (The Times).
Book your Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets, now on sale with the option to select your seats. Choose the best seats at London’s Palace Theatre now whilst stocks last and avoid disappointment.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child plot summary
It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children. While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.
The cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Sam Crane plays Harry Potter, with Frances Grey as Ginny Potter. Thomas Grant plays their son Albus Potter. Thomas Aldridge and Michelle Gayle reprise their roles as Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, Grace Wylde plays Rose Granger-Weasley. James Howard continues as Draco Malfoy with Adam Wadsworth Scorpius Malfoy.
The cast is complete by Gabriel Akamo, Troy Alexander, Harry Ames, David Annen, Sue Appleby, Sabina Cameron, Phil Cheadle, Robert Curtis, Tim Dewberry, Iskandar Eaton, Lewis Edgar, Jack Gardner, Jemma Gould, Kelton Hoyland, April Hughes, Max Hutchinson, Emma Louise Jones, Tom Mackean, David Mara, Henry Maynard, Kathryn Meisle, Gigi Noel-King, Melaina Pecorini, Niamh Perry, Ruchi Rai, Ian Redford, Rosalind Steele, Tom Storey, Joshua Talbot, Susan Vidler and Wreh-asha Walton. Fletcher Bell, Alice Langton-Farrell, Max Forde, Lottie Grey, Rafferty Ison, Abbiegail Mills and Harry Munson.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Creative Team
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child features an original story by J.K. Rowling, playwright Jack Thorne, and director John Tiffany; movement direction by Steven Hoggett; costume design by Katrina Lindsay; set design by Christine Jones; compositions and arrangements by Imogen Heap; lighting design by Neil Austin; sound design by Gareth Fry; illusions and magic by Jamie Harrison; music supervision and arrangements by Martin Lowe, casting direction by Julia Horan CDG; hair, wigs and make-up by Carole Hancock; video design by Finn Ross and Ash Woodward; associate direction by Des Kennedy; and costume supervision by Sabine Lemaitre.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is produced by **Sonia Friedman Productions, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions.
What awards has the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child play won?
It’s no secret the HP play has been an overwhelming critical success! Harry Potter and the Cursed Child cast a spell on critics and theatregoers alike when it opened in summer 2016 and it continues to leave fans mesmerised still to this day.
The London production of the show is renowned for holding the theatre record for the most awarded West End play in Olivier Award history, winning a total of nine Laurence Olivier Awards in 2017 out of 11 nominations, including Best New Play, Best Director (John Tiffany), Best Actor (Jamie Parker as The Boy Who Lived), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Noma Dumezweni as Hermione Granger), Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Anthony Boyle as Scorpius Malfoy), and many more.
Additionally, the West End production has raked in the 2016 Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Play, Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards for Best Director, Best Designer, and Most Promising Newcomer, and 10 WhatsOnStage Awards. Meanwhile, the Broadway production has won six Tony Awards and was nominated for Best Musical Theater Album at the 2020 Grammy Awards.
Please note: The play is in two parts. When booking Harry Potter play tickets through our interactive seating plan, you'll automatically be booking for both parts at the same time. Parts 1 and 2 will be displayed on the Palace Theatre seating map.
Age restrictionSuitable for ages 10+. Babes-in-arms are not admitted into the auditorium. All patrons under the age of 15 must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian.
Running timePart One: 2hr 40min (inc. 20min interval), Part Two: 2hr 35min (inc. 20min interval)
Performance dates14 October 2021 - 19 May 2024
ContentContains small but not continual flashing lights.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a play told in four acts (two parts). When booking your tickets through our interactive seating plan, you will automatically be booking for both parts at the same time and for the same exact seats. This represents the first time that muggle ticket buyers have the chance to select their seats from an online seating plan.
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Family Portraits released for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Since its spellbinding world premiere in London in 2016, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has taken the muggle world by storm. The production has bagged 60 major honours, including six Tony Awards and nine Laurence Olivier Awards. Apparate to a time after Deathly Hallows and the Battle of Hogwarts, to see how Harry’s life unfolds 19 years later in the Wizarding World.
In celebration of its seventh triumphant year, the production has released family portraits - meet the Potters, the Granger-Weasleys and the Malfoys in advance of the new Company’s first performance on 13 October 2022. Tickets for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Palace Theatre in London are available now!
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to have special House Pride nights!
Celebrate your Hogwarts house pride at the internationally award-winning London production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Grab your wands, don your robes, and get ready for four special performances in 2022 that will each be dedicated to one of the Hogwarts houses. The four Hogwarts houses, Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff and Ravenclaw, are named after the wizarding school’s founders. Book your tickets for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child now for the original two-part production.
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Full casting announced for the return of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Full casting has been announced for the return of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which resumes performances at London's Palace Theatre on 14 October 2021.
Joining the previously announced Jamie Ballard as Harry Potter, Susie Trayling as Ginny Potter and Dominic Short who plays their son Albus Potter, Thomas Aldridge as Ron Weasley, Michelle Gayle as Hermione Granger and Phoenix Edwards as their daughter Rose Granger-Weasley and James Howard as Draco Malfoy and Luke Sumner as his son Scorpius Malfoy are Lola Adaja, Samson Ajewole, David Annen, Valerie Antwi, Sue Appleby, Phil Cheadle, Craig Connolly, Robert Curtis, Tim Dewberry, Jim Fish, Thomas Gilbey, Jemma Gould, Rachel Hinds, Jordan Lang, Ronnie Lee, Katrina Lopes, Lucy Mangan, David Mara, Lucia McAnespie, Jayne McKenna, Kathryn Meisle, Gordon Millar, Ian Redford, Thomas Royal, Tom Sturgess, Joshua Talbot, Mark Theodore, Emma-May Uden, Madeleine Walker and Wreh-asha Walton complete the 43-strong company playing a variety of characters including seven children - Noah Alexander, Tom Quinn Alexander, Abby Barnes, Harley Barton, Chase Collard, Samuel Newby and Cici Smith - who will alternate two roles.
Tickets for the original two-part multi award-winning production in the West End are on sale now.
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has announced its West End return date!
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