PICTURE GALLERY: Darth Vader, The Doctor, and other sci-fi greats visit Skegness Comic Con 2016

The force was strong in Skegness as Darth Vader, the seventh Doctor and other sci-fi greats materialised into the Embassy Theatre on Sunday.

Guests to this year’s were Sylvester McCoy, the Seventh Doctor in the Doctor Who TV series; Dave ‘Darth Vader’ Prowse; Paul Blake who played the bounty hunter Greedo in Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope; Hugo Myatt, who played the dungeon master Treguard in the children’s game show Knightmare; Ayesha Brough from the 70s TV series UFO; and Gerald Home, who played Tessek and a Mon Calamari officer in the sixth episode of the Star Wars saga, Return of the Jedi.

Comi-con event at the Embassy Theatre, Skegness. Dave Prowse. EMN-160725-101929001

Comi-con event at the Embassy Theatre, Skegness. Dave Prowse. EMN-160725-101929001

Standard photographer David Dawson went along to take some pictures. Were you there? Post your pictures and experience on paper’s Facebook and Twitter accounts.