International smash hit parody Potted Potter returns to Melbourne

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International smash hit parody Potted Potter returns to Melbourne

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Words by Staff Writer

The parody will feature all seven Harry Potter books in seventy hilarious minutes!

For fans of the magical world of Harry Potter, brace yourselves for a riotous journey through J.K. Rowling’s beloved series, condensed into seventy uproarious minutes of laughter and wizardry.

Returning to Melbourne’s Athenaeum Theatre from April 24th to May 5th, “Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience” promises an unforgettable parody adventure, blending whimsy, humour, and a dash of Hogwarts magic.

Potted Potter Melbourne

  • Venue: Athenaeum Theatre, 188 Collins Street, Melbourne
  • Season: Wednesday 24th April – Sunday 5th May
  • Tickets: $69.90 – $89.90
  • Bookings:

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Having enchanted audiences across the globe with its irreverent charm, “Potted Potter” has amassed a following of over a million fans worldwide. Developed by double Olivier Award Best Entertainment nominees Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner, this side-splitting production is a testament to the enduring appeal of Rowling’s iconic saga.

In this madcap spectacle, all seven Harry Potter books are condensed into a whirlwind of hilarity, complete with beloved characters, a fire-breathing dragon cameo, outrageous costumes, catchy tunes, and an abundance of Hogwarts charm. Whether you’re a seasoned Potterhead or a newcomer to the series, “Potted Potter” guarantees an evening of enchantment and laughter for all ages.


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The show’s creators, Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner, originally conceived “Potted Potter” as a five-minute diversion for fans eagerly awaiting the release of the sixth book. From its humble beginnings in a London bookshop to its meteoric rise as a full-length stage production, “Potted Potter” has charmed audiences at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, graced multiple West End and off-Broadway seasons, and garnered accolades including an Olivier Award nomination.

Featuring direction by Richard Hurst, associate direction by Hanna Berrigan, set design by Simon Scullion, and lighting design by Tim Mascall, “Potted Potter” promises an immersive theatrical experience that will leave audiences spellbound.

Don’t miss the chance to embark on this whimsical journey through the wizarding world at the Athenaeum Theatre, located at 188 Collins Street, Melbourne. Tickets, ranging from $69.90 to $89.90, are available at

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