MyLeaky Login

Join the largest Harry Potter Social Network on the Web! | FAQ

In the News

Updated: New "Half-Blood Prince" Location Filming Photos From Lacock, Including "The Babberton Arms" Sign

HBP Film
Posted by: sue
October 26, 2007, 06:42 PM

Night two of filming on location for the upcoming “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” continues in the village of Lacock, Wiltshire, England. TLC reader Lizzie sent in some additional photos from the scene, including one of a sign indicating it is “The Babberton Arms.” The signs and the like are all part of the efforts being made by Warner Brothers to create the village of Budleigh Babberton, which readers will remember is the village where Horace Slughorn is residing before Professor Dumbledore and Harry arrive to encourage him to return to teaching at Hogwarts. You can see the rest of the new photos, as well as our entire collection of photos from filming in Lacock, here in our galleries.

UPDATE 3: Dedicated fan Georgie returned tonight to the filming in Lacock, and let us know that they did in fact, film a scene (at 3:30 am no less!) when Harry and Dumbledore walk down the street, traveling past the “Babberton Arms” with this same sign hanging in the store front. She was unable to hear all the dialogue unfortunately, and missed the autograph signings the actors did for the gathered fans, but reports that WB crews very kindly brought out signed photos of Dan Radcliffe for everyone. Georgie also says that actor James Phelps (Fred Weasley) is pulling double duty in the sense he is taking on some crew duties in “Half-Blood Prince” as he is gaining experience for a future career behind the camera as well as in front of the camera. Thanks very much Georgie!

Update 1: Reader Bobbie sent in some new photos of actor Michael Gambon (Professor Dumbledore) taking time out and patiently signing autographs for fans at the filming. Thanks Bobbie!

Update 2: As TLC first reported yesterday, actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Michael Gambon (Prof. Dumbledore) were on set filming scenes set outside of Slughorn’s home for “Half-Blood Prince.” In addition to the photos of Michael Gambon above, celebrity gossip site now has photos showing Dan Radcliffe on set, wearing the jacket and other attire we reported on previously.

As always, anyone who is in the area while filming is ongoing for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, please send in your reports and photos! Thanks Lizzie!

Previous Article | Next Article Browse all Recent HBP Film News


Posted by Kendra on October 26, 2007, 10:44 PM report to moderator
Posted by Ismael on October 26, 2007, 11:53 PM report to moderator
Posted by Michele on October 26, 2007, 11:53 PM report to moderator
Posted by Breana on October 27, 2007, 12:59 AM report to moderator
Posted by radcakesfan on October 27, 2007, 03:14 AM report to moderator
Posted by whatshername on October 27, 2007, 03:22 AM report to moderator
Posted by Graymayne on October 27, 2007, 06:25 AM report to moderator
Posted by ginny on October 27, 2007, 06:40 AM report to moderator
Posted by g_milev on October 27, 2007, 09:04 AM report to moderator
Posted by liv on October 27, 2007, 09:06 AM report to moderator
Posted by rose on October 27, 2007, 12:25 PM report to moderator
Posted by Jess on October 27, 2007, 04:33 PM report to moderator
You must be logged in to MyLeaky to comment. Please click here to log in.

Finding Hogwarts
PotterCast Interviews Jo Rowling! Click here to Listen! The Books Everything...Half-Blood Prince...and the rest of the HP Films Leaky Apps

Scribbulus Essay Project

Issue 28 - Aug. 2014

Scribbulus is THE place for Leaky Cauldron readers to submit their essays and opinion pieces!
See more over at Scribbulus!
Learn to knit your own 'Weasley Sweater'. Learn to brew your own 'Butterbeer'. Find out how at Leaky Crafts!

Guess That Book

"He tried to do a Memory Charm and the wand backfired," Ron explained...[br]"Dear me," said Dumbledore, shaking his head, his long silver mustache quivering. "Impaled upon your own sword, Gilderoy!"[br]"Sword?" said Lockhart dimly. "Haven't got a sword. T