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Harry Potter and The Cursed Child

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Brilliant show - one of the best!

Without giving anything away this was without a doubt one of the best West End show's i've seen... read more

Reviewed today
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Amazing sets, effects, everything!

Keeping the secrets but just wow! Loved every minute except the queue in the wet! This really was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Epsom, United Kingdom
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Reviewed today

Without giving anything away this was without a doubt one of the best West End show's i've seen. The special effects are brilliant. Definitely a must see for any Harry Potter fans.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Keeping the secrets but just wow! Loved every minute except the queue in the wet! This really was outstanding in every way as a performance, it was very long and my 10 year old Harry Potter obsessed son did struggle a bit with nearly five...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We finally got tickets for a wet Saturday in December and the wait is so worth it. No spoilers, just go!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank georgieggg
Reviewed 3 days ago

Saw this play, in its two parts, in one day. From the moment of entering the Theatre we were spellbound. Everything was magical, from the Actors, to the music was terrific. The show moves at a fast pace in the first half hour, and then...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ctinsley51
Reviewed 3 days ago

The play was great, they do an amazing job of bringing the magic to life on stage and the effects were well done. Absolutely see both parts together if you can, we booked about a month in advance to ensure we could. The actors do...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mstraz
Reviewed 5 days ago

As a true Harry Potter fan I had read the play and loved it, but live on stage this play was funny, scary, happy and sad. I bought the tickets over a year ago and it was well worth the wait. I won’t spoil it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Caroline R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I am a huge Harry Potter fan and my boyfriend bought me tickets to part 1 & part 2. Both parts were brilliant. All actors were fabulous but I really though the guy who played Scorpious played his part brilliantly. I was blown away by...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 92lvb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Harry Potter stage show is just another attempt to exploit an overextended franchise. The plot is silly with Albus Potter, the singularly unattractive son of Harry, attempting to rewrite history with a time traveling device. Add in a lost daughter of Voldemort and some...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank muchtravelled001
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was wondering what to expect from this show, as I had bought the tickets over a year ago (after three times of trying!) and they were expensive at £270 for two of us. We had seats B25 B26 in the stalls and even though we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Steve K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was great - actors, production, storyline....the list goes on. First time i was nearer the edge so i didn't have the best view but it was still great. The second time had a better seat - a more central view and there were children...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Was £5 last weekend
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The booking confirmation email contains a barcode that needs to be scanned - not sure that the reservation has the same barcode?
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Harry Potter and The Cursed Child Book Release (3 Replies)
So as luck would have it we are going to be in London on July 31, the day the script for HP and The Cursed Child is released. It was be great to attend a midnight release party. We will be staying in Earls Court. Does anyone know if there is a bookstore that in the past had midnight HP book release parties and would likely have one this year? If not what would be the easiest bookstore to go to via the Tube or taxi at that hour of the night? Thanks for any ideas! Sally
February 17, 2016|
Response fromricht71|
Foyles bookshop on charing cross road (close to leicester square underground station) has in the past done midnight major book launches at midnight. You can get the tube directly from earls court to leicester square. However last tube is 12:30am so you may need to take night buses and/or a taxi coming back.
Memphis, Tennessee
Dinner Recommendations near Palace Theatre (8 Replies)
Hi! I am looking for restaurant recommendations near the Palace Theatre for two adults, maximum £30 per person, however, we are open to any lower price point. We love all types of food, so would be open to anything, but just something that is delicious! Also, the length of the meal is important since we are seeing both parts of Harry Potter and The Cursed Child and will need to eat dinner between the two showings, Part One ends around 16:30 and Part Two begins at 19:30. Thanks in...More
August 15, 2016|
Response fromKennydon|
Here's a recent thread discussing the same issue: https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/ShowTopic-g186… With 1,400 people (the capacity of the Palace Theatre) perhaps wanting to eat between shows, I'd make a booking in advance. Such a pity Kettner's is closed for rennovations. Its literally behind the theatre and missed :(
Parsippany, New Jersey
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (7 Replies)
I am hoping someone who has seen the show can help. I have ticket and received an email about things that are not permitted in the show and this is my concern. I am seeing the show on a Sunday..and the email states no professional cameras or video equipment...I have a 35mm Canon..and I will be out that morning before the show taking pictures...I won't have time to go back to drop my camera off... am I over thinking this? Thank you!
August 20, 2017|
Response fromKennydon|
35mm cameras aren't permitted inside the theatre - along with other items mentioned in the email. They don't mention them for the fun of it. You'll just need to leave it behind on that day. Otherwise, take them - and risk being denied entry.