Teenager is ready to cast a spell across Fenland as a Harry Potter lookalike

PUBLISHED: 15:55 10 August 2009 | UPDATED: 09:11 02 June 2010

 

These photos are of our son Thomas and we have been told he looks very much like Harry Potter.  We wondered if you would publish any of them as he would be thrilled to see himself in the paper.  Thomas is good at drama and can do tricks for his friends and family and people look twice when we are out!  We have had people come up to us and call him Harry but its all in good fun! 

 

Please let us know what you think.  Our phone number  is 01354 742365.

Thanks.

Mrs Price

These photos are of our son Thomas and we have been told he looks very much like Harry Potter. We wondered if you would publish any of them as he would be thrilled to see himself in the paper. Thomas is good at drama and can do tricks for his friends and family and people look twice when we are out! We have had people come up to us and call him Harry but its all in good fun! Please let us know what you think. Our phone number is 01354 742365. Thanks. Mrs Price

WITH his spell-binding magic tricks and uncanny looks, Thomas Price is aiming for the top as a Harry Potter lookalike. For years, people walking past him in Fenland s streets have said he looks like the fictional wizard. The 14-year-old from Wimblington h

Story by: TOM JACKSON

WITH his spell-binding magic tricks and uncanny looks, Thomas Price is aiming for the top as a Harry Potter lookalike.

For years, people walking past him in Fenland's streets have said he looks like the fictional wizard.

The 14-year-old from Wimblington has now taken it one step further and has learned a number of magic tricks and is looking to perform at parties and holiday clubs.

One day he also hopes to act, as well as meet the actor Daniel Radcliffe who plays Harry in the blockbuster movies.

Thomas' mum Christine said: "He's the local Harry at the moment. For a couple of years people have told us he looks like Harry and we thought we must do something about it."

Thomas has already been in contact with a casting agency, but cannot get signed up until he turns 16 next year.

In the meantime, he has taught himself a host of magic tricks and bought the outfit - including a pair of round glasses - to perform to avid fans of the JK Rowling series.

Mrs Price said: "He has acting lessons with a friend of mine and seems to be a natural.

"He's worked really hard to get this far. I know there are a lot of lookalikes around, but people say he is very similar to Daniel Radcliffe."

Thomas has seen the films, but as of yet he has not read all the books in the series.

He said: "I'm hoping I can make the most of it and start acting and doing children's parties.

"But I really hope I can meet Daniel Radcliffe.


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