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Twenty years ago, Harry Potter turned a generation onto reading. The Cursed Child could do the same for theatre

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2016-08-05T21:37:55+05:30

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Harry Potter And The Cursed Child
Written by J.K. Rowling and Jack Thorne. Directed by John Tiffany
Rating: ***

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child opened in London last week to mixed reviews by British theatre critics. Cultural website The Ringer panned it: “It’s cheesy and clumsy; future generations of unlucky actors will have to deliver the line ‘My geekness is a-quivering’ with a semi-straight face”. The Telegraph gave it five stars, calling it “a magical show with a strong emotional core”. The Guardian said: “Emo­­­tional punch, rich suspense and dazzling effects make for all-round magic in the latest twist in Harry Potter’s tale”, but The Atlantic called it “Harry Pot­ter and...

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