Study Guide

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Act IV, Scene 12

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

Act IV, Scene 12

Godric's Hollow, 1981

  • Harry explains the scene before it starts: "Voldemort is going to kill my mum and dad—and there's nothing I can do to stop him." (4.12.1).
  • Grab your popcorn, kids, and let's watch James and Lily Potter die again.
  • We hear them get murdered offstage, and Harry collapses.