Flame effects Trafalgar Square for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Fans Pack London’s Trafalgar Square for ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ PremiereBy Sonia van Gilder CookeJuly 07, 2011Add a Comment inShare6 Send to KindleCARL COURT / AFP / GETTY IMAGESEmma Watson, who plays Hermione, captures the red carpets attention.Email Print Share Comment Follow @timenewsfeedLondon. Implacable July weather. People everywhere. People swarming Trafalgar Square. People perched on the steps of St. Martin-in-the-Fields. People crowding the backstreets of the West End. Is this a Dickens novel? No, it’s the premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2.Earlier in the day, all seemed lost. Rain pelted down on beleaguered fans, camped out some for seven days in the hopes of catching a glimpse of their Harry Potter heroes. Then, at about 4 p.m, the skies cleared and the sun emerged, its rays glowing like a Patronus across the sky, bringing hope to the dripping Muggles lining the longest red carpet in history.