Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

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Cursed Child star Noma Dumezweni: ‘As a Black woman in acting, I’m fearless now’
A landmark turn as Hermione in the Harry Potter play brought the actor to Disney and HBO’s attention. Now she’s playing godmother to a new generation of Black talent

Alex Mistlin

09, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: is the shorter, one-part play better?
A three-and-a-half-hour version of the show has opened in Australia and the US. While a lot has been cut, there are also new tricks – and tweaks to a crucial relationship

Sian Cain

25, May, 2022 @5:50 AM

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James Snyder fired from Harry Potter play on Broadway after conduct complaint
Producers said they received a complaint about the show’s star from Diane Davis, who plays Harry’s wife

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

24, Jan, 2022 @7:38 PM

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Michelle Gayle: ‘They said don’t leave EastEnders – I never regretted it’
From Grange Hill to the West End, via Eurovision and the Brit awards, the star has built multiple careers. She talks about stage-school pressure, TV diversity and playing Hermione in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Arifa Akbar

13, Oct, 2021 @8:41 AM

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‘We looked after each other’: Harry Potter's Australian cast finally returns to the stage
Melbourne’s record-breaking production shut down in March. On Thursday the curtains will open again

Elissa Blake

24, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Melbourne's coronavirus restrictions deal 'devastating' blow to arts companies
Industry forced into worst-case scenario planning as plans to reopen crushed for another four months

Elissa Blake

08, Jul, 2020 @10:00 PM

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Locking down Leopoldstadt: what happened when the West End closed overnight
Tom Stoppard’s new play was enjoying a sold-out run when theatres were close

Claire Armitstead

14, Jun, 2020 @7:00 AM

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'Your ego has to be left at the door': the secret life of the understudy
From the warm-up comic to the F1 test driver and the reserve goalie, what is it like to work in someone else’s shadow?

Nige Tassell

02, Nov, 2019 @10:00 AM

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Jack Thorne and John Tiffany: 'You're the warrior, I'm the worrier!'
After a string of hits, the writer and director are collaborating again but The End of History, a drama based on Thorne’s parents, is filling him with anxiety

David Jays

30, Jun, 2019 @11:01 PM

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The Cursed Child in Australia: it's Harry Potter for people who never really liked him
No spoilers ahead: Magic makes the audience gasp in a play full of secrets

Calla Wahlquist

23, Feb, 2019 @9:15 PM

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Broadway in 2018: male playwrights and movies dominate patchy year
Hollywood’s influence continued to curb the rise of original shows and increase the movie-to-stage adaptations while female writers struggled to break through

Alexis Soloski

17, Dec, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Most expensive West End ticket prices rise as cheapest fall
Top seats up to £117.52 average – Hamilton leading at £250 – while cheapest fall to £19.31

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

29, Nov, 2018 @12:01 AM

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