Anthony Boyle nominated for a Tony Award for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

 Anthony Boyle

A young actor from Northern Ireland has been nominated in the most prestigious theatre awards in the US.

Anthony Boyle is one of five actors shortlisted for a Tony award for best performance by an actor in a featured role in a play.

The 23-year-old was nominated for his role as Scorpius Malfoy in Harry Potter And The Cursed Child on Broadway.

The west Belfast actor has already won an Olivier award for the role which he made his own in London's West End.

The other actors in Anthony's category include Nathan Lane who is considered theatre royalty, Michael Cera, Brian Tyree Henry and David Morse.

Anthony recently starred in the Channel 4 hit Derry Girls in which he played David Donnelly, as well as the BBC adaptation of Agatha Christie's Ordeal by Innocence and BBC drama Come Home.

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