Several celebrities have been drafted in to read the first Harry Potter book, and it all kicks off with young Potter himself, Daniel Radcliffe.

It’s an initiative of the official Harry Potter at Home website, and will feature further chapters read aloud by the likes of Stephen Fry, David Beckham, Dakota Fanning and Eddie Redmayne over coming weeks.

Daniel reading chapter one of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is right here.

Of course if that’s all going to take too long for you, you could just grab the brilliant movies…

Harry Potter at JB Hi-Fi.