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Grab your wands, don your house robes, and apparate yourselves to The Stand. A very magical improv show awaits...
Spontaneous Potter is an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, based on an audience suggestion of a fanfiction title. An entirely new Potter adventure is magically improvised on the spot - with live musical accompaniment!
Brought to you by the comedy improvisers behind the critically-acclaimed and award-winning "Spontaneous Sherlock".
Note: Spontaneous Potter is an unofficial show that is not endorsed by or affiliated with Warner Bros., JK Rowling or her publishers. All rights to the ‘Harry Potter’ books and associated trademarks are the property of JK Rowling / her publishers. All film / image rights associated with the film series are property of Warner Bros.
'Unbeatably clever' ★★★★★ Edinburgh Guide 2017
'Flawlessly executed improv comedy... pure, unadulterated hilarity' ★★★★★ EdFringeReview
'Side-splitting laughter across the entirety of the performance' ★★★★★ Three Weeks
'These guys are going to be huge' ★★★★★ Breakneck Comedy
'An ingenious, laugh out loud show... perfect for Potterheads and muggles alike' ★★★★★ Edinburgh Guide 2018
'Manic laughter' ★★★★★ The Lumber Room
Best Variety, Scottish Comedy Awards 2018 (Winners)
Derek Award, Best PBH Show Edinburgh Fringe 2017 (Winners)
Top 100 Best Rated Shows, Edinburgh Fringe 2017 (The List)
'Raucously funny... the highlight of the Fringe so far!' ★★★★ TV Bomb
'It’s no surprise that Spontaneous Sherlock has punters lining up along the pavement... if you're a fan of Sherlock, you must see this show' ★★★★ Broadway Baby
'Spontaneous Sherlock is an infectiously riotous whirlwind of a show... orders of magnitude better than Benedict Cumberbatch' ★★★★ EdFringeReview
'Professional quality improv done so, so right... certainly an event which lives up to its own hype' ★★★★ Edinburgh49
Please note that all debit and credit card transactions are subject to a 80p booking fee per ticket for advance bookings online or by phone. This is capped at a maximum of £4.80 per transaction. Accepted payment methods are Visa, Mastercard, Maestro. We do not accept American Express. Please note this is a booking fee and not a surcharge. There is no booking fee applicable for in person sales made by debit, credit card or cash transactions. A maximum of 6 tickets can be purchased in one transaction online per event date. If you wish to make a larger booking, please contact our box office by phone or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Postage & Collection
Postage is available on most show dates for an additional £2 per transaction and tickets are sent standard delivery, 2nd class. Postage is available for UK delivery only. Tickets can also be selected to be collected at one of our box offices free of charge.
Some productions will not allow postage and tickets will be available to collect at the venue door with valid proof of ID. Please check your booking confirmation and ticket reminders.
Once a delivery or collection method is selected, it cannot be changed.
Arrive Early for Seating
Tickets for the majority of our shows can be collected at the venue door upon entry however we would still advise arriving a little in advance of our door opening time. This allows you to join a queue as all venues are general admission and a mixture of seating and standing room. This is especially true for Edinburgh and Newcastle if you aim to eat in our clubs as seating with tables tend to be taken quite quickly and we can’t allocate or reserve seating in advance for that purpose.
For Edinburgh Fringe dates during August, we advise you arrive at least 30 minutes before doors open for your selected shows to collect your festival tickets. This allows you to join a queue as all venues are general admission. All venues are seated apart from Stand 1 which is seating and standing room. There is no food service during Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
A concession rate ticket applies to 60+, Students, unemployed, benefit recipients with proof of ID upon collection.
The Stand also allow carers to go free – please just call our box office for further information an to confirm your booking.
Refunds due to COVID-19
A Customer Credit will be made to your customer account in event of cancellations, allowing you to book for another show at a later date.
Customer Credit will be made to your customer account for the ticket sale amount and will not include booking or postage fees.
To use your Customer Credit please email email@example.com with information on the new booking you wish to make.
If a member of your party has an access requirements as part of your booking, please contact our box office or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carers go free in our venues, so best to make your booking with us by phone or in person. Please book in advance for these tickets as we have limited access bookings per venue and show due to listed buildings fire regulations.
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Our box office team will always endeavour to be as helpful and understanding as possible.
We hope you enjoy the show!