Royals turn to witchcraft

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge duelled with wands like wizards from the Harry Potter movies today after they were given a crash course in the magical arts.

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Factfile: The Warner Bros. Studio, London

The Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter is the only attraction where guests can see behind the scenes of the Harry Potter franchise.

  • The £100 million studio is the first of its kind to be built in 70 years
  • It accounts for one third of the feature film production stage space in the UK
  • It is the only film studio in the country to be owned and operated by a major Hollywood studio
  • Home to all eight Harry Potter films, Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace, Goldeneye and Tim Burton's Sleepy Hollow
  • The studio has nine sound stages, a 100 acre back-lot, and one of the largest underwater filming tanks in Europe
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Royals visit Harry Potter studios for inauguration

Prince WIlliam

Warner Bros. Studios in Leavesden, Hertforshire is today being inaugurated by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry.

The Duke of Cambridge will also announce the launch of the Prince Williams Scholarships in Film, Television and Games - designed to assist three people in need of financial support to study a postgraduate course in one of the three industries.


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