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Harry Potter: A breezy, theatrical telling of the saga [Video]

August 2, 2011 | 11:19 am

The seven volumes in J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" series contain a total of approximately 4,000 pages of adventures and sorcery. Though few youngsters seem to have difficulty getting through the lengthy novels, a pair of actors in Britain have put together a stage show titled "Potted Potter" that breezes through all seven books in 70 minutes.

"Potted Potter" -- which is carefully billed as an unauthorized "Harry experience" -- stars Dan Clarkson and Jeff Turner, who play all the roles in the children's saga. This month the production will play at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland before moving to London's Garrick Theatre and touring England.

You can read an interview with the actors in the Guardian and watch a clip from the show in the video above.


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-- David Ng