Hungry for more Harry Potter characters, tales and magic? ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ is the first stage adventure for JK Rowling's boy wizard – now a grown up – and it opened to rave reviews in July 2016. Initial tickets flew out as fast as a golden snitch on game day – we'll bring you all the magic, news and information on ‘The Cursed Child’ as we get it, plus all-important information on when the run extends.
What is 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'?
This play is the eighth Harry Potter adventure, co-created by JK Rowling and the team between the brilliant stage adaptation of ‘Let the Right One In’. It is split into two plays (cunningly named Part One and Part Two). They follow on from the epilogue of the seventh Harry Potter book/movie 'The Deathly Hallows', and encompass the adventures of a middle-aged Harry, and also his son Albus who is beginning his studies at Hogwarts.
When will 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' run?
It is currently booking until April 29 2018, and is sold out.
Where is 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'?
The Palace Theatre in the West End.
When do 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' tickets go on sale?
A major extension is likely in the next few months. In the meantime, fresh tickets go on sale online every Friday at 1pm in the run for the following week ('the Friday Forty').
'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' news
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Harry Potter in London: walks and tours
Warner Bros Studio: The Making of Harry Potter
The best way to experience Harry Potter's world, this tour allows visitors to explore the incredible film sets in the original Harry Potter studios in Watford (a 30-minute train journey from London). You'll find yourself in Hogwarts' Great Hall, Dumbledore's study, Privet Drive, Platform 9 ¾ and Diagon Alley among other locations, each teeming with intricate details. Plus you can pose alongside the Hogwarts Express, learn all about the special effects and see all the costumes and props used in the films. Booking is essential.
Harry Potter Walking Tour of London
A walking tour and river adventure taking in familiar Harry Potter locations and a plethora of London landmarks, including St Paul’s Cathedral, Big Ben, London Eye, Millennium Bridge, Tate Modern, Borough and Leadenhall Markets and Monument. The tour also includes a 15-minute boat ride along the Thames following the route taken in 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix'.
Harry Potter Bus Tour of London Locations
Hop on board a luxury minibus for a whistlestop tour of location sites for all eight Harry Potter films, along the way learning about magic and how the films were made. There will be a chance to get off the bus and take pictures, as well as buy Harry Potter merchandise at the end of the tour. The tour begins at Temple tube station (outside Temple Bar Restaurant next to the station exit) and ends at Kings Cross station.