Study Guide

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Act IV, Scene 6

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

Act IV, Scene 6

Harry and Ginny Potter's House, Albus' Room

  • Harry whines so much about how he shouldn't have survived that we check the cover to make sure we're not reading Order of the Phoenix.
  • Coincidentally, he picks up the blanket and reads Albus' message: "Dad. Help. Godric's Hollow. 31/10/81." (4.6.43).
  • Now the real question is: what were James and Lily Potter doing leaving their baby alone long enough for a stranger to break in and write on his blanket with a magical chemical?