Jamie Parker and the Broadway cast of Cursed Child delight with a dramatised reading of the journey to Hogwarts. Prepare for spells, toads and Chocolate Frogs! All seventeen chapters, including this one, will be available until 31st December 2020.

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. Remind yourself of Chapter Five, read by Simon Callow, Bonnie Wright and Evanna Lynch.

For Chapter Six, it’s a Cursed Child special, with several members of the Broadway cast reading for you today, helmed by the production’s original Harry, Jamie Parker. Jamie starred in both the original West End production as Harry Potter, before reprising the role on Broadway.

To learn more about the entire cast of readers you see in the above video, go here.

And to learn more about the Cursed Child productions all over the world, visit the official website.

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.

Chapter Six: ‘The Journey from Platform Nine and Three-Quarters’ – Further reading and new activities

Now that you’ve refreshed your memory of J.K. Rowling’s sixth chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (or Sorcerer’s Stone for our US readers), here’s more about ‘The Journey from Platform Nine and Three-Quarters’.

By our mathematics skills, that would give us eleven 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.

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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 WizardingWorld.com.