Jamie Parker stars as Harry Potter in the new play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
Jamie Parker stars as Harry Potter in the new play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
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The first photos from the world premiere West End production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child have been released. Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni, and Paul Thornley head the cast as Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, and Ron Weasley.

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is written by Jack Thorne and directed by Tiffany, with movement by Steven Hoggett.

The 42-member company also includes Poppy Miller (Ginny Potter), Sam Clemmett (Albus Potter), Cherrelle Skeete (Rose Granger-Weasley), Alex Price (Draco Malfoy), and Anthony Boyle (Scorpius Malfoy). They are joined by Nicola Alexis, Helen Aluko, Jeremy Ang Jones, Rosemary Annabella, Annabel Baldwin, Jack Bennett, Paul Bentall, Zoe Brough, Morag Cross, Cristina Fray, Claudia Grant, James Howard, Christiana Hutchings, Lowri James, Chris Jarman, Martin Johnston, Alfred Jones, Chipo Kureya, James Le Lacheur, Helena Lymbery, Barry McCarthy, Sandy McDade, Andrew McDonald, Tom Mackley, Adam McNamara, Tom Milligan, Jack North, Stuart Ramsay Ewan Rutherford, Nuno Silva, Esther Smith, Nathaniel Smith, Dylan Standen, and Joshua Wyatt.

The production features a set by Christine Jones, costumes by Katrina Lindsay, music and arrangements by Imogen Heap, lighting by Neil Austin, sound by Gareth Fry, special effects by Jeremy Chernick, illusions and magic by Jamie Harrison, and music supervision and arrangements by Martin Lowe.

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