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"Harry Potter” Triumphs at Oliver Awards

10 April 2017

A stage adaptation of J.K Rowling's fantastical world of witches and wizards, won nine Olivier Awards on Sunday. The critically-acclaimed production "Harry Potter and The Cursed Child" took best new play, best actor, best actor and actress in a supporting role as well as best director. Jamie Parker, who portrays the older Harry, won best actor, beating off competition from the likes of Ian McKellen and Ed Harris. Anthony Boyle, who plays Scorpius Malfoy, took best actor in a supporting role while best actress in a supporting role went to Noma Dumezweni, who plays an adult Hermione. The play also won best lighting design, best sound design, best costume design and best set design.