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In Pictures: Harry Potter premiere

JK Rowling and Harry Potter fans in Leicester Square in London

Harry Potter fans crammed into Leicester Square to see author JK Rowling and stars of the new Harry Potter film arrive for the European premiere.

Daniel Radcliffe arrived with an umbrella

Daniel Radcliffe got a thunderous reception - and not just from the fans.

Death Eaters

One group of fans arrived dressed as Harry's enemies, the Death Eaters.

Emma Watson holding an umbrella

Emma Watson plays Harry's know-it-all classmate Hermione Granger.

Harry Potter fans

Some fans camped overnight for the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix premiere in London.

Evanna Lynch

Evanna Lynch plays dreamy Luna Lovegood - a friend of Harry who appears for the first time in this film.

Author JK Rowling

Harry Potter author JK Rowling said that it was "fantastic" to see the crowds of fans. Some had waited hours in the rain.

Katie Leung

Katie Leung plays Harry's girlfriend Cho Chang - they get to kiss in the film.

Rupert Grint

Actor Rupert Grint plays Harry's wizarding mate Ron Weasley.

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