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For Chapter Eleven, we have not one, but two Davids for you! Today, David Tennant, with David Beckham, narrate Harry’s Quidditch match against Slytherin. But catching the Snitch soon becomes the least of Harry’s worries...
Over the duration of his twenty-seven-year acting career, David Tennant has left a trail of memorable characters over an expansive and diverse array of film, television and on-stage credits. This is not David’s first foray into the wizarding world: he portrayed Barty Crouch Jr. in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
David is most recognisable for his portrayal as the tenth Doctor on the widely beloved series Doctor Who. The BBC science fiction series itself has become a pop culture fixture and a cult classic, running for over 50 years. For his incarnation, David won three TV Quick Awards, three SFX Awards, and four National Television Awards and was honoured with the Special Recognition Award in 2015.
During the video, you’ll enjoy a fantastic cameo by David Beckham. One of the world’s most recognised personalities, David Beckham, OBE is one of England’s most successful footballers. Beckham’s football career boasts 20 years with some of the most successful clubs in the world: Manchester United, Real Madrid, A C Milan, LA Galaxy, Paris Saint- Germain and the England National team which he captained for six years. He has also played a crucial role, as Goodwill Ambassador, in helping the UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, promote and protect the rights of the world’s most vulnerable children.
Look forward to more famous faces and friends of the Wizarding World (and beyond!) to help us to read through all seventeen chapters of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s/Sorcerer’s Stone over the upcoming weeks. You can see all of our chapters right here in our chapter hub.
You may notice some wonderful drawings representing the chapter during the read-through. Look forward to more artwork in every chapter and read below to see how you can get involved in contributing yourself.
Now that you’ve refreshed your memory of J.K. Rowling’s eleventh chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (or Sorcerer’s Stone for our US readers), here’s more about ‘Quidditch’.
By our mathematics skills, that would give us just six more chapters to go, so please do send us your interpretations of famous scenes from those chapters via the hashtag #HarryPotterAtHome to @WizardingWorld’s Twitter account. Submitting your artwork this way ensures the Harry Potter At Home project absolutely has your permission to use your pieces online.
You can check out our rules and guidelines to submitting here and an important note to all parent and guardians that you must submit your children’s art on their behalf.
Harry Potter At Home is our way of bringing the magic into people’s homes, casting a Banishing Charm on boredom. These special video readings are just one of the many things you can do at home with us, whether alone or with your friends or family. Our new Harry Potter At Home project is very much a team effort, combining the resources of Harry Potter UK and US publishers Bloomsbury and Scholastic, Pottermore Publishing, Warner Bros., leading spoken-word producer and provider Audible, our numerous library suppliers, library supplier OverDrive, streaming platform Spotify, and of course, our very own magic-makers here at WizardingWorld.com.