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There’s a new Harry Potter adventure: and it’s coming to the West End

There’s a new Harry Potter adventure: and it’s coming to the West End

It’s been rumoured for a while, but now it’s becoming a reality: there’s a new Harry Potter story… and the only place you’ll be able to catch it is on the London stage, next year.

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ is the new Potter adventure, a new story by J.K. Rowling adapted for the stage by ‘Let the Right One In’ dream team Jack Thorne and John Tiffany. It will run at the Palace Theatre from next summer, and it’s fairly easy to imagine that it’ll become the biggest hit play of this century, if not ever.

Rowling announced the show on Twitter this morning. Details are relatively scant, but it is believed to follow the adventures of Harry’s parents Lily and James before they were killed by the nefarious Lord Voldemort; however Rowling has also said that it is not a prequel, so, er, yes, we’re hanging on in suspense there…

Tickets will go on sale in the autumn, and we’ll be sure to bring you more details on plot, casting, etc just as soon as we have them.

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