14 Jul 2011

Potter fans at midnight screening of final chapter

5:25 pm on 14 July 2011

Harry Potter fans packed cinemas throughout the country to watch the last movie in the series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part Two, which screened at 12.01am on Thursday.

The film, the eighth in the series, played on 149 screens.

It was the end of an era for the boy wizard and many fans were dressed in costume for the occasion.

The first film screened in 2001.