The queues snaked through the streets of Cambridge. Lots of young hopefuls were auditioning for the role of Lyra in The Golden Compass
A big white sign marked the front of the queue, telling parents and their kids what to expect from the audition
Newsround's Lizo interviews one of the hopefuls
The queues weren't getting any shorter. Thousands of kids auditioned for the part
Some of the crowd spot Newsround's Lizo - and get very excited!
One hopeful asks Lizo for an autograph
Finally these girls reach the front the queue
If any young actresses stand out from the crowd, they might get a recall. Everyone seems to have enjoyed the experience