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From the magical moments on set as Draco Malfoy to the challenges of growing up in the spotlight, get a backstage pass into Tom Felton’s life on and off the big screen. 

Tom Felton’s adolescence was anything but ordinary. His early rise to fame in beloved films like The Borrowers catapulted him into the limelight, but nothing could prepare him for what was to come after he landed the iconic role of the Draco Malfoy, the bleached blonde villain of the Harry Potter movies. For the next ten years, he was at the center of a huge pop culture phenomenon and yet, in between filming, he would go back to being a normal teenager trying to fit into a normal school. 
 
Speaking with great candor and his signature humor, Tom shares his experience growing up as part of the wizarding world while also trying to navigate the muggle world. He tells stories from his early days in the business like his first acting gig where he was mistaken for fellow blonde child actor Macaulay Culkin and his Harry Potter audition where, in a very Draco-like move, he fudged how well he knew the books the series was based on (not at all). He reflects on his experiences working with cinematic greats such as Alan Rickman, Sir Michael Gambon, Dame Maggie Smith, and Ralph Fiennes (including that awkward Voldemort hug). And, perhaps most poignantly, he discusses the lasting relationships he made over that decade of filming, including with Emma Watson, who started out as a pesky nine-year-old whom he mocked for not knowing what a boom mic was but who soon grew into one of his dearest friends. Then, of course, there are the highs and lows of fame and navigating life after such a momentous and life-changing experience.
 
Tom Felton’s Beyond the Wand is an entertaining, funny, and poignant must-read for any Harry Potter fan. Prepare to meet a real-life wizard.

TOM FELTON TOUR

  • Peter Jay Sharp Theater, 2537 Broadway (95th Street), New York, NY 10025

    New York

    60 minute conversation + 15 minute audience Q&A

  • Barnes & Noble, 555 Fifth Avenue (46th Street), New York, NY 10017

    New York

    Signing (signature only) + photo-op

  • Barnes & Noble, 765 NJ-17, Paramus, NJ 07652

    New Jersey

    Signing (signature only) + photo-op

  • Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

    Pennsylvania

    20-minute moderated Q&A session with the audience. Ticket includes a signed book

  • The North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60077

    Illinois

    In conversation

  • British International School of Houston, 2203 N Westgreen Boulevard, Katy, TX 77449

    Texas

    In conversation + Q&A

  • Dominican University - Angelico Hall, 20 Olive Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901

    California

    In conversation

  • Zipper Concert Hall - 200 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012

    California

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