Potterheads are over the moon right now as celebrities are reading out one chapter each from the first book – Harry Potter & the Philosopher’s Stone for the fans. While quarantine is the need of the hour, staying at home gets harder each day! If your childhood is filled with memories of reading Harry Potter and waiting for the next book to come, your days are about to get a whole lot better. You can now relive all those memories from the comfort of your home.
Surprise! We've got a treat for you…From today, amazing friends of the Wizarding World are going to take turns reading Harry Potter book one.— Wizarding World (@wizardingworld) May 5, 2020
And to start us off with Chapter 1, we think you’ll agree we have the perfect narrator…⚡️ #HarryPotterAtHome
I’m not crying, you are!
Celebrities like David Beckham, Daniel Radcliffe, Dakota Fanning, Eddie Redmayne, Stephen Fry and Claudia Kim are gearing up to transport you back to the land of your favourite fictional characters. A reading of the first chapter ‘The Boy Who Lived’ is already out, and the OG Potter, aka Daniel Radcliffe, himself read it out. Watch it here:
If you need some help, watch Daniel Radcliffe reading the chapter here! https://t.co/4fmXK2Z1oy— Wizarding World (@wizardingworld) May 8, 2020
You can either listen to the book on Spotify or you can watch the video readings here. A new chapter will be released every week! Fans can sign up on the website to be notified for new readings and updates.
As soon as news dropped, Twitterati took a walk down memory lane, and happy tears followed!
Daniel Radcliffe reading the first chapter of Harry Potter has made my entire quarantine🙌🏼🙌🏼🙏🏼😭 pic.twitter.com/l2wNPVSHtr— Nikkia Joy (@NikkiaJoyy) May 5, 2020
Daniel Radcliffe reading Harry Potter is exactly, and I can’t stress this enough, ~exactly~ what I needed at 2am— Kaity (@geocachingkaity) May 6, 2020
the way i sobbed watching daniel radcliffe reading harry potter and the way i'm sobbing right now wishing i could also see and hear alan rickman doing the same #HarryPotterAtHome pic.twitter.com/V1mDekt09E— strawberry gabri (@sherlwatson) May 5, 2020
me falling asleep to daniel radcliffe reading the first chapter of harry potter and the philosopher’s stone every night from now on pic.twitter.com/fvdknS6qAV— ? (@christiannilsen) May 5, 2020
TBH, this is the only kind of sorcery we like!