Rave reviews for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child stage play

5 August 2016

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two has received fantastic reviews since its official West End gala opening last weekend on the 30th July 2016, after three years of hard work behind the scenes. The play received 5 stars from the Daily Telegraph, the Financial Times, the Independent, the Evening Standard and the Metro, to name a few. The Daily Telegraph said ‘British theatre hasn’t seen anything like it for decades’ and The Guardian called it ‘A thrilling spectacle’.


Further great reviews:

‘For once the so-called theatrical event of the year really is just that’ Evening Standard

‘For a bunch of muggles the creative team has certainly brewed up a wizard show’ Financial Times

‘It’s quite something to behold’ The Independent

‘This is easily the most wizard piece of theatre to hit the West End in years’ Metro

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is an absolute hoot, a joyous, big-hearted, ludicrously incident-packed and magic-heavy romp that has to stand as one of the most unrelentingly entertaining things to hit the West End’ Time Out

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Casts a spell onstage – Open[s] in a blaze of outrageous enchantment’ The New York Times

‘This enchantment will turn even the most doubting Muggles into true believers’ Time Magazine

‘Genuinely spectacular’ Radio Times

‘It is, quite simply, spellbinding: The Show That Lived Up to Expectations — and Then Some’ Variety