Final Potter movie scoops double awards at BAFTA

London: ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2’ was a double winner at the Bafta children’s awards on Sunday night.

The final outing in the Harry Potter franchise won best film and a BAFTA Kids’ Vote award.

The award for best film was picked up by actor Warwick Davis, who portrayed Professor Flitwick and Griphook the Goblin in the film series.

He thanked author JK Rowling for “amazing material” saying he would take the prize to her “with absolute pride”.

“It’s just such a tremendous team effort on these films, literally hundreds of people go to put these films together and make them what they are,” the BBC quoted Davis as saying.

The animated series Peppa Pig and The Amazing World of Gumball were also double winners.

While Peppa Pig won the awards for pre-school animation award along with nine-year old Harley Bird - the voice of Peppa - winning the performer award.

Joining the Potter film as winners of the Bafta Kids’ Vote awards, chosen by young fans, were the Disney Channel’s Good Luck Charlie, video game Just Dance 2 and website Bin Weevils.


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