Search

Video: Sci-Fi lovers dress their dogs as their favourite film characters at Stratford festival

16:58 07 May 2014

Rain Wolfe, six, walks down Brussels Griffon Tolly, aka Godzilla, on costume at the Sci-fi London Dog Show, Stratford.

Rain Wolfe, six, walks down Brussels Griffon Tolly, aka Godzilla, on costume at the Sci-fi London Dog Show, Stratford.

Archant

Man’s best friend wasn’t the only entrant in this year’s competition to find the best dressed Sci-Fi dog.

Darth Vader actor David ProwseDarth Vader actor David Prowse

Two young girls also tried their luck in the Sci-Fido competition which was organised as part of film festival Sci-Fi London, held at Stratford Picturehouse.

They faced competition from dogs dressed as Bantha from Star Wars - complete with large mounts - and monster Godzilla, among others.

Sci-Fi London, a fortnight-long annual festival festival, now in its 13th year, concluded on Sunday.

Highlights of year’s event included the UK premiere of 13 films, including Kirsten Dunst’s latest movie, Upside Down, and an Alien all-nighter of the four classics back-to-back to celebrate its 35th anniversary.

Special guests in attendance included actor David Prowse, best known for playing Darth Vader, the cast of cult show Mystery Science Theater 3000 and comedian and Youtuber Stuart Ashen.

Click on the photo gallery below for more pictures.

Read more:
Sherlock helps solve East Ham fire mystery

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Newham Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Newham Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Newham Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest News Stories

Yesterday, 17:00
The centre has been praised for its sustainability initiatives (Pic by Dharam Sahdev)

Stratford Shopping Centre won an award for cutting down on waste.

Yesterday, 14:00
PICTURE BY ALEX WHITEHEAD/SWPIX.COM - Diving - British Gas Diving Championships 2013 - Plymouth Life Centre, Plymouth, England - 10/02/13 - Georgia Ward competes in the Womens 3m preliminaries.

The biggest names in international diving will be out in force at the London Aquatics Centre next weekend for the British leg of the FINA NVC Diving World Series.

Elizabeth Olympic Park
Yesterday, 10:00
Potentially lethal skin whitening products seized by Newham Trading Standards

Banned skin whitening products have been seized by Newham Trading Standards.

Ian Corbett
Fri, 18:58
Theatre Royal Stratford East

Theatre Royal Stratford East has announced details of a major auditorium refurbishment which is set to take place from this month.

Arts Council England

Most read news

Competitions

Spruce up for spring with this beauty bundle from Justmylook!

Looking to update your look for spring? Well, you’re in luck.

Read more
Glen Moray whiskey could be winging its way to you.

The Glen Moray Classic is a classic Speyside single malt and forms the starting point for the Classic Range.

Read more

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Newham Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder