Today, Wizarding World and J.K. Rowling announced the latest addition to Harry Potter At Home, the collection of free initiatives designed to help bring the magic of Harry Potter to children, parents, and caregivers in lockdown. It will bring weekly recordings of the timeless first Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s/Philosopher’s Stone, to harrypotterathome.com, Spotify, and Spotify Kids.
Some of the best-loved names from the global entertainment, music, sport, and Wizarding World have lent their voices to the story they love. The first chapter, “The Boy Who Lived,” will be narrated by Daniel Radcliffe.
Every week, stars such as David Beckham, Stephen Fry, Dakota Fanning, Claudia Kim, Eddie Redmayne, Noma Dumezweni, and more will read parts of this iconic book, with its themes of family, friendship, bravery, and overcoming adversity aiming to surprise and delight fans around the world.
Harry Potter fans new and returning can expect a stellar and eclectic cast of narrators and some very special cameo appearances. Beginning today with chapter one, all 17 chapters of the book will be released by the middle of the summer.
The audio chapters will be available exclusively on Spotify, for both free and Premium users, and on the new standalone Spotify Kids app that’s exclusively available to Premium Family subscribers in select markets. Videos of those recordings will live solely on Wizarding World.
Tune into chapter one, “The Boy Who Lived,” available on Spotify for all users globally starting today.