The Brief: Daniel Radcliffe #HarryPotterAtHome memes are trending on Twitter after the actor read the first chapter of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone aloud online.


On May 5, Wizarding World (the official hub for all things Harry Potter) announced a special treat for fans who are stuck at home. They can now enjoy Harry Potter books along with the cast of the Harry Potter movies. Wizarding World delivered the news via a tweet, saying, “From today, amazing friends of the Wizarding World are going to take turns reading Harry Potter book one. And to start us off with Chapter 1, we think you’ll agree we have the perfect narrator… #HarryPotterAtHome.”

A video of Daniel Radcliffe reading the first chapter of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone “The Boy Who Lived” was uploaded to Wizarding World on May 5. An an audio-version was launched on  Spotify too, and fans lost it.

They took to Twitter to share their reactions via emotional memes. Some prepared for Radcliffe’s voice to rock them to sleep:

Others cheered:

And, many cried tears of joy:

Others couldn’t help but poke fun at the new campaign altogether:

Register at Wizarding World to get official updates about further readings.