Maltese teenager walks Hogwarts' great hall

Living every child`s dream... Sarah Harrison (first right) seen here at Hogwarts` great hall in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Living every child`s dream... Sarah Harrison (first right) seen here at Hogwarts` great hall in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Sarah Harrison, 15, has entered the enchanting world of Harry Potter at Hogwarts, becoming the envy of many children who can only dream of being part of the fantasy.

Malta's first contestant at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2003, Ms Harrison has landed a small part in the latest film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, which has just been released worldwide to rave reviews.

"It was a one-off experience and there was an amazing familial atmosphere. During the filming you don't realise the whole grandeur of the moment," she said from her home in London.

Ms Harrison, who lives in the UK with her mother after landing a coveted place at the Sylvia Young Theatre School in London, said she had always watched the Harry Potter films with her cousin Leontine. Little did she dream she would ever be part of the film.

"It's all so unreal. I would love to watch the film on the big screen here but at the moment I'm too busy with homework and studying so I'll probably end up seeing it in Malta with my cousin over the Christmas holidays," she said.

At the moment, the girl is going from one career high to another. Soon after filming was wrapped up, she was chosen as one of five choristers for the soundtrack in the much anticipated Warner Bros film The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, an adaptation of the C. S. Lewis classic.

The film, which opens in Malta on December 8, tells the tale of four London children who are sent to a professor's country home to be protected during World War II. There they find a magic wardrobe, which leads to a mystical land called Narnia, ruled by an evil witch. To defeat the witch, they must join forces with Aslan, the lion god of Narnia, in the great battle between good and evil.

The recording sessions for this fantasy epic took place at the Abbey Road Studios, made famous by the Beatles, under the direction of composer Harry Gregson-Williams.

"It was surreal entering Abbey Road Studios and even more dreamlike when Mr Gregson-Williams was instructing us over the phone from Los Angeles," Ms Harrison said.

"Recording at Abbey Road Studios was a very responsible task and a challenging score of music from which I gained valuable experience."

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