Potted Potter makes magic

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The Unauthorised Harry Experience: A Parody

When watching or reviewing a performance that attempts to condense and summarise seven of the highest grossing books of all time, it goes without saying that there will be spoilers. So, if you have not read the Harry Potter (HP) series, please do not read on.

But, saying this, if you still want a good night out and a unique performance, Potted Potter will still make sense. In fact it seemed that the story and franchise served mostly as a platform for this performance to explore the increasingly diverse nature of satirical stage theatre. The opening ‘scene’ serves not as a prologue but a more a letter of warning from the performers on just what it is that is about to take place. This rehearsed warning makes it seem as if the actors wait every night to witness the audience react to something completely…

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