jakub | October 17, 2023

London’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Welcomes New Cast Members October 17

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London's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Welcomes New Cast Members October 17

The hit production continues in the West End at the Palace Theatre.

from left: Thomas Aldridge (Ron Weasley), Taneetrah Porter (Rose Granger-Weasley), Jade Ogugua (Hermione Granger), Polly Frame (Ginny Potter), Ellis Rae (Albus Potter), David Ricardo-Pearce (Harry Potter), Steve John Shepherd (Draco Malfoy), and Harry Acklowe (Scorpius Malfoy).
Manuel Harlan

The London production of the original two-part production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child welcomes a host of new cast members to the Palace Theatre.

Beginning October 17, David Ricardo-Pearce plays Harry Potter, with Polly Frame as Ginny Potter and Ellis Rae as their son Albus Potter. Thomas Aldridge continues in the role of Ron Weasley with Jade Ogugua joining the cast to play Hermione Granger along with Taneetrah Porter as their daughter Rose Granger-Weasley. Steve John Shepherd plays Draco Malfoy, with Harry Acklowe as his son Scorpius Malfoy.

They are joined by Ishmail
Aaron, David Annen, Nairn Archer, Darrell Brockis, Sabina Cameron,
Robert Curtis, Toby De Salis, Odelia Dizel-Cubuca, Rory Fraser, Jemma
Geanaus, Harry Goodson-Bevan, Jemma Gould, Kelton Hoyland, David Ijiti,
Chris Jarman, Sally Jayne Hind, Emma Louise Jones, Kathryn Meisle, Ian
Redford, Abigail Rosser, Clancy Ryan, Tonny Shim, Adam Slynn, Sara
Stewart, Benjamin Stratton, Maia Tamrakar, Alex Tomkins, Jake Tuesley,
Sam Varley, Jess Vickers, Wreh-asha Walton, and Katie Wimpenny.

Benedict Archer, Jonah Haas, Honor Hastings, Delilah O'Riordan, Jude Parry, Jojo Perez Hoadley, and Isabella Woodman alternate in the two children’s roles.

The hit production is currently selling tickets through May 19, 2024.

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is an original play by Thorne with direction by John Tiffany.

The production, which celebrated seven years at the Palace last month, also has movement by Steven Hoggett, set by Christine Jones, costumes by Katrina Lindsay, music and arrangements by Imogen Heap, lighting by Neil Austin, sound by Gareth Fry, illusions and magic by Jamie Harrison, music supervision and arrangements by Martin Lowe, and casting by Julia Horan  and Lotte Hines.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Colin Callender, and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions.

The one-part Broadway production continues at the Lyric.

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