Wizard! Victorian house inspires Harry Potter set
AN ENTHUSIAST for the 19th century has spent £ 10,000 returning his home to the style it enjoyed when Queen Victoria reigned.
And his years of hard work have paid off – with a hint of a part in the next Harry Potter film.
Not that Peter Saunders, 36, is to appear himself... any starring role will go to his wallpaper.
Peter took a scrap of the paper from his home in Kimberley, Notts, to a
His 19th century sitting room reproduction company which recreated the pattern.
Set decorator Anna Pinnock latched on to the design for use in the new movie Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them.
“Because it was found in my house I was told I own a very small part of the copyright,” Peter said. But he added: “I don’t expect it’s going to make me a millionaire.”
Peter has recreated a Victorian shop in his home’s front room
Charming exterior of cottage