Admiral Ackbar Heading to Sci-Fi Scarborough 2017

Written by Martin Unsworth Tuesday, 04 October 2016

Event News

It’s certainly not a trap, as Sci-Fi Scarborough 2017 has announced their latest guest - actor Tim Rose, who played Admiral Ackbar in Return of the Jedi.

The American star began his career working with Jim Henson on Sesame Street, and as well as his most famous role as the Mon Calamari Rebellion Admiral has appeared in The Dark Crystal, Labyrinth, Return to Oz, and Doctor Who.

Tim will be appearing at Sci-Fi Scarborough all weekend, taking part in a creator panel on the Saturday and will be joining Garrick Hagon (Biggs) on the Sunday for some Star Wars-related events. As well as Ackbar, Rose was a puppeteer on the films, handling Salacious Crumb and Sy Snootles in Return of the Jedi. He returned to a galaxy far, far away in The Force Awakens and will appear in the upcoming Episode VIII.

The event runs from 10am-6pm on Saturday, April 8th with the geek pub quiz, party and live music from 6.30pm till late, and 10am-6pm on Sunday, April 9th.

Day tickets are £15 (under 12s £5 Students £10) Weekend £25, and under 5’s go free.

Find out more at www.scifiscarborough.co.uk and follow on Facebook and Twitter.

Tickets on sale from www.scarboroughspa.co.uk.

SHARE YOUR COMMENTS BELOW OR ON TWITTER @STARBURST_MAG

Find your local STARBURST stockist HERE, or buy direct from us HERE. For our digital edition (available to read on your iOS, Android, Amazon, Windows 8, Samsung and/or Huawei device - all for just £1.99), visit MAGZTER DIGITAL NEWSSTAND.

CLICK TO BUY!

MORE FROM AROUND THE WEB:



Suggested Articles:
There’s been a change of programme for this year’s Glasgow FrightFest as the planned screening o
Mind-bending low budget indie film Preternatural will be screening in Manchester this February thank
The SF Ball, the UK’s longest running not-for-profit sci-fi convention has announced its full line
Sci-Fi Scarborough has announced another great Star Wars name for the 2017 show that takes place in
scroll back to top

Add comment

Security code
Refresh

Sign up today!
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner

      
      
 
 
 
 
 
...
 
Notice: Undefined index: sub_content in D:\inetpub\wwwroot\modules\mod_yt_content_slideshowii\tmpl\theme4.php on line 144
Notice: Undefined index: sub_content in D:\inetpub\wwwroot\modules\mod_yt_content_slideshowii\tmpl\theme4.php on line 144
Notice: Undefined index: sub_content in D:\inetpub\wwwroot\modules\mod_yt_content_slideshowii\tmpl\theme4.php on line 144
Notice: Undefined index: sub_content in D:\inetpub\wwwroot\modules\mod_yt_content_slideshowii\tmpl\theme4.php on line 144