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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone on display on Platform One. (TV: The End of the World)

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was the first novel in the Harry Potter franchise. There was a copy in a display case on Platform One. (TV: The End of the World)

The Eighth Doctor owned a first edition copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone that had the first page crossed out and the note "No, no, no, no, it didn’t happen like this at all" written in red ink. (PROSE: The Gallifrey Chronicles)

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In the 2021 television story Revolution of the Daleks, the Thirteenth Doctor begins to recite the opening line of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, saying "Mr. and Mrs. Dursley of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly norm--". However, the book is not referred to by name in the episode. The full opening line reads "Mr. and Mrs. Dursley of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much."

In the film adaptation of The Philosopher's Stone, John Hurt played Mr Olivander, David Bradley played Mr Filch, Warwick Davis played Professor Flitwick, Griphook and a Gringotts bank teller, Zoë Wanamaker played Madame Hooch, Leslie Phillips voiced the Sorting Hat, Richard Bremmer played Voldemort, Adrian Rawlins played James Potter, Chris Rankin played Percy Weasley, Derek Deadman played the Leaky Cauldron bartender, Elizabeth Spriggs played the Fat Lady, John Cleese played Nearly Headless Nick, Simon Fisher-Becker played the Fat Friar, Terence Bayler played the Bloody Baron, Paul Marc Davies played the Voice of the Cavalier, and Ray Fearon played Firenze.

David de Keyser voiced both Dumbledore and Lord Voldemort in the video game adaptation.

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