J.K. Rawling has granted open licence to read aloud her books during the Covid-19 outbreak. This means that teachers can post themselves reading to their students. Some teachers never got to finish reading the book they started before the outbreak. Now is your chance to read to your students.
❇️ Daniel Radcliffe reads the first chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone/Sorcerer’s Stone, ‘The Boy Who Lived’.
❇️ Noma Dumezweni reads Chapter Two: ‘The Vanishing Glass’.
❇️ Eddie Redmayne reads Chapter Three: ‘The Letters from No One’.
❇️ Stephen Fry reads Chapter Four: ‘The Keeper of the Keys”.
❇️ Simon Callow, Bonnie Wright, and Evanna Lynch read Chapter Five: ‘‘Diagon Alley’.
❇️ Jamie Parker and the Broadway cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child read Chapter Six: ‘The Journey from Platform Nine and Three-Quarters’. Have a watch and listen. This chapter is read as a script with a wonderful casting of characters reading the parts. Enjoy this read.
❇️ Olivia Colman, Jonathan Van Ness, and Kate McKinnon read Chapter Seven: ‘The Sorting Hat’.
❇️ Alia Bhatt, Alec Baldwin and his daughter Carmen, introduce us to Professor Snape, the Potions teacher at Hogwarts.reads Chapter Eight: ‘The Potions Master’.
❇️ Dan Fogler and Alison Sudol read Chapter Nine: ‘The Midnight Duel”. Dan Fogler and Alison Sudol narrate Harry’s first flying lesson, as well as a midnight adventure in the castle, where he meets a rather unusual dog.
❇️ Whoopi Goldberg reads Chapter Ten: ‘Hallowe’en’.
❇️ David Tennant and David Beckham read Chapter Eleven: “Quidditch”.
❇️ Matthew Lewis, Helen Howard and Imelda Staunton read Chapter Twelve: “The Mirror of Erised’.
❇️ Hugh Bonneville reads Chapter Thirteen: ‘Nicolas Flamel’
❇️ Jason Isaacs, Tom Felton, and Helen McCrory read Chapter Fourteen: ‘Norbert the Norwegian Ridgeback’.
❇️ Kenneth Branagh and Ruth Wilson read Chapter Sixteen: ‘Through the Trapdoor’.
❇️ The Patels, The Gaffneys and the McKennas read Chapter Seventeen: ‘The Man with Two Faces’.