Everything you need to know about Harry Potter & the Cursed Child in London's West End

Show-Score | By Show-Score | Dec 1, 2022

How long is Harry Potter & the Cursed Child in London? Where is the show playing? We answer all of your questions about Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in London's West End!

When did Harry Potter and the Cursed Child open in the West End?

The original production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child began previews in London on 7th June 2016 before its opening night at the Palace Theatre on 30th July 2016.

What is the running time of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in London?

The London production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is in two parts. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Part 1 has a running time of 2 hours & 40 minutes with a 20-minute interval. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Part 2 has a running time of 2 hours & 35 minutes with a 20-minute interval.

Why is the London production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in two parts?

When the show was being developed in 2015, Harry Potter author JK Rowling announced that Harry Potter and the Cursed Child would be staged in two parts due to the "epic nature of the story".

What theatre in London is Harry Potter and the Cursed Child playing at?

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is currently playing at the Palace Theatre in London's West End. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has been playing at the Palace Theatre since its first UK preview in 2016.

What is Harry Potter and the Cursed Child about?

The story of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child begins nineteen years after the events of the final Harry Potter novel - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Harry is now Head of the Department of Magical Law Enforcement at the Ministry of Magic, and his youngest son, Albus, is about to begin his first year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. While Harry grapples with past events that resurface, Albus struggles with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn that darkness comes from the most unexpected places.

What age group is Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in London suitable for?

The recommended viewing age for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is 10 and above.

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