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'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' guide
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'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' guide

You've seen the Harry Potter movies and read the books – now catch JK Rowling’s wizard on stage in 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'

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Time Out London Theatre
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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').

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