Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]
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.