You can register with the Harry Potter Fan Club to get all the latest updates on further video readings of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s/Sorcerer’s Stone.

And remember, you can catch up with Chapter Fourteen, with Jason Isaacs, Tom Felton and Helen McCrory here. Or, if you've finished already, step forward to watch Chapter Sixteen.

Claudia Kim and Dakota Fanning narrate Harry’s detention in the Forbidden Forest. But beware! More than just unicorns dwell within.

Claudia Kim played a prominent role in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, as the mysterious character, Nagini. The South Korean actor and model has also appeared in The Dark Tower, Avengers: Age of Ultron and Netflix’s Marco Polo.

Dakota Fanning is an established actor, originally from Georgia. She was most recently seen in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Other notable credits include: The Alienist for TNT, American Pastoral, The Secret Life of Bees, The Twilight Saga, I am Sam, Man on Fire, Uptown Girls, War of the Worlds, Charlotte’s Web and The Runaways.

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.

You can also listen to ‘The Forbidden Forest’ on Spotify if you fancy an audio-only version.

Chapter Fifteen: ‘The Forbidden Forest’ – Further reading and new activities

Now that you’ve refreshed your memory of J.K. Rowling’s fifteenth chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (or Sorcerer’s Stone for our US readers), here’s more about ‘The Forbidden Forest’.

  • How much did you just learn? For the young (and the young at heart!) – try our new Chapter Challenge! Collect house points as you complete chapter-themed tasks and quizzes, along with a secret quest. Oh and speaking of ‘house points’ remember to get sorted into your Hogwarts house too!

  • For those who’ve visited the wizarding world before – today, we’re discussing that perilous Forbidden Forest and how it reveals a lot about the characters that enter it.

  • Now you’ve spent a while with Harry and his friends at Hogwarts, how about trying to find all the magical words in Scholastic’s giant ‘Welcome to Hogwarts’ wordsearch? Play here and once you’ve finished, find the answers here!

  • A trip into the Forbidden Forest might be scary, but it would definitely be better if you had your wizarding best friend by your side. Who would be your Hogwarts best friend? Find out here with Bloomsbury’s fun-tastic friendship quiz!

  • But when is Chapter Sixteen coming, we hear you cry? That’s right, we’re edging ever nearer to the end. Be sure to check back at every week where you can expect new readings from a stellar cast of narrators.

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Harry Potter At Home

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