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‘Darth Vader’ is among visitors to Sci-Fi festival in Stratford

11:36 02 May 2014

Darth Vader actor David Prowse

Darth Vader actor David Prowse

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Dogs dressed up as daleks will be among the highlights of the last few days of the Sci-Fi London Film Festival.

Spock and a Cyberman enjoy a drinkSpock and a Cyberman enjoy a drink

The fortnight-long annual event, now in its 13th year, concludes on Sunday.

Dog owning Sci-Fi lovers will be able to enter their pets in the Dogstar Sci-Fido competition, with other events still to come including the UK premiere of Kirsten Dunst’s latest film, Upside Down,

Actor David Prowse, best known for playing Darth Vader, has been among the visitors to Stratford Picturehouse so far.

He attended a screening of film Saving Star Wars, which he appeared in.

For more information about the festival, visit sci-fi-london.com/festival

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