‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ announces West End reopening cast
Find out who will be going to Hogwarts via the Palace Theatre.
Ahead of the return of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the full casting for the show’s reopening has been named. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is at the Palace Theatre from 14 October, with tickets on sale now.
The casting announcement has been confirmed on 1 September, which is considered to be Back to Hogwarts Day, as it’s the day when Harry Potter and his classmates would board the Hogwarts Express at Kings Cross in the Harry Potter books.
The lead cast members for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are Jamie Ballard as Harry Potter, Susie Trayling as Ginny Potter, Dominic Short as Albus Potter, Thomas Aldridge as Ron Weasley, Michelle Gayle as Hermione Granger, Phoenix Edwards as Rose Granger-Weasley, James Howard as Draco Malfoy, Luke Sumner as Scorpius Malfoy.
The adult cast is completed by Lola Adaja, Samson Ajewole, David Annen, Valerie Antwi, Sue Appleby, Phil Cheadle, Craig Connolly, Robert Curtis, Tim Dewberry, Jim Fish, Thomas Gilbey, Jemma Gould, Rachel Hinds, Jordan Lang, Ronnie Lee, Katrina Lopes, Lucy Mangan, David Mara, Lucia McAnespie, Jayne McKenna, Kathryn Meisle, Gordon Millar, Ian Redford, Thomas Royal, Tom Sturgess, Joshua Talbot, Mark Theodore, Emma-May Uden, Madeleine Walker and Wreh-asha Walton.
The seven-strong childrens cast includes Noah Alexander, Tom Quinn Alexander, Abby Barnes, Harley Barton, Chase Collard, Samuel Newby and Cici Smith.
Set 19 years after Harry, Ron and Hermione left Hogwarts, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the series, and is presented as a play in two parts. Since its world premiere at the Palace Theatre in 2016, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has become the most awarded new play in theatre history. Find out more about Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in London here.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child features an original book by Jack Thorne, based on ideas by Thorne, J. K. Rowling and John Tiffany. Tiffany directs, with movement by Steven Hoggett, scenic by Christine Jones, costume design by Katrina Lindsay, lighting design by Neil Austin, sound design by Gareth Fry and illusions and magic by Jamie Harrison.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets are on sale now.
Photo credit: Cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Photo by Manuel Harlan)