"I saw it on the Newsround website and then I did my own video, pretending to be a drama teacher and rapping and making the script up."
The Great Hall
But even the excitement of getting the part didn't compare with the start of filming.
"When I walked into the Great Hall for the first time, it was absolutely incredible.
"There were all these effects, with all the candles floating, food on the table, all the flamboes were lit - it was one of the most amazing things I've ever seen in my life."