Study Guide

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Act II, Scene 4

By Jack Thorne, based on a story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne

Act II, Scene 4

Edge of the Forbidden Forest

  • Albus practices his Expelliarmus spell, which he plans to use to prevent Cedric from winning the Triwizard Tournament.
  • The plan is to ruin his attempt to retrieve the dragon egg in the first task.
  • Delphi has brought the Durmstrang robes for Albus and Scorpius to wear so that they can hide in the background.
  • She plans to pretend to be a dragon tamer, but Albus and Scorpius insist she stay in the present.
  • Before Albus and Scorpius go back to the past, Delphi gives Albus a little pep talk and a kiss on both cheeks.
  • Albus blushes, and Scorpius is playfully jealous.