Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

As the play has now officially opened, I thought it was safe to share my thoughts on Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. I’ve tried to #KeepTheSecrets as much as possible, but if you’d prefer to remain 100% spoiler free, please look away now!


As we approached the theatre, it was immediately obvious that we’d come to the right place. The queue stretching round the block was packed with beaming faces and bodies covered top-to-toe in Hogwarts paraphernalia – striped scarves in red and gold, ties in green and silver, billowing black robes, t-shirts printed with familiar quotes and even a handful of pointed hats. Then there were the accents – voices from states across America, from New Zealand, Australia, Japan. It seems there’s no ocean a Potter fan won’t cross for a fresh dose of The Boy Who Lived.

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5 Movies that should be Musicals


I had a little bit too much fun with this article. Sadly, I got excited and published it before I had a chance to add some extra song suggestions for Harry Potter: The Musical (‘Haasssssaaaaathyyyyyythhhh’ – a song entirely in Parseltongue, and a duet by Hermione’s eyebrows, were two highlights that just missed the cut).

Anyway, have a read and please let me know your own suggestions. I could play this game all day!