Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Out of This World! Sci-Fi Fans Invade Town Centre

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Out of This World! Sci-Fi Fans Invade Town Centre

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Byline: Toni Guillot Reporter toni.guillot@trinitymirror.com

FANS of science fiction dressed as their favourite fantasy characters descended on Stockton to meet their idols.

The sixth Doctor Colin Baker delighted sci-fi fans young and old when he arrived in the town as part of the Ka-Pow!

sci-fi market and family fun day on Satuday.

Speaking to the Gazette before hosting a special charity auction on behalf of Butterwick Hospice, Colin Baker said: "It's been a fantastic day so far. It's great to be back in such a lovely town."

Simon Fisher-Becker - better known as Dorium Maldovar in Doctor Who or The Fat Friar from Harry Potter - Ian McNeice and Katy Manning from Doctor Who and Nick Joseph of Star Wars, were also at the event held in the high street and Arc on Dovecot Street. The event was organised by Who-Ray! on Silver Street, Stockton Council and Wellington Square.

Martin Shipley, from Who-Ray! said: "It's been a great success once again for us. …

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