Sci-Fi Scarborough 2017 Adds PRIMEVAL Star

Written by Martin Unsworth Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Event News

Sci-Fi Scarborough 2017 has announced their latest celebrity guest, the fabulous actor/director Andrew-Lee Potts.

Andrew is best known as Connor Temple in Primeval, ITV's hit show as well as the Hatter on the SyFy mini-series Alice and the Stan Lee series Lucky Man. He is also a highly successful and award-winning director, and has an ongoing web series - Wireless - which is free to view on YouTube as well as the production company Keychain Productions.


Andrew will be attending the entire weekend of Sci-Fi Scarborough, and is always worth chatting to, and is fantastic with his fans. Check out our interview with him here.

Co-organiser Steve Dickinson said: “Having Andrew agree to join us for the whole weekend is a real coup for SFS, Primeval was a very popular show and he is a very popular guy, the reaction on social media has been amazing.

Sci-Fi Scarborough is back for the fourth year in the beautiful Victorian Spa Complex over the weekend of Saturday and Sunday April 8th and 9th, 2017 with their magical mix of amazing guests, authors, movie & TV props, console, retro and table top gaming, comic book artists, indie films, Cosplay competition, panels, software developers, geek pub quiz, live music, collectible traders, Saturday night party and more content than you can imagine.

Other confirmed guests are Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Gareth David-Lloyd, Garrick Hagon, Tim Rose & Jon Campling.

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

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Tickets are on sale from

Also, head over to Farrers Bar, Scarborough Spa Wednesday, November 16th - 7:30pm - 11pm for it's the official Sci-Fi Scarborough launch night!!

There will be a Geek Pub Quiz with prizes for the top 3 best teams, video game competitions run by Game and Ubisoft (Trackmania, Trials Fusion and FIFA 17 fastest goal comp), some cool Predator props from NYPD, sci-fi vinyl soundtracks played live by The Auburn Phantom, and a charity raffle for St Catherine's Hospice with a chance to win SFS goodies such as a pair of weekend tickets to SFS 2017, a framed A3 SFS 2016 poster signed by ALL the guests, T-shirts, a family ticket to Toymageddon and many signed photos. Well worth heading down for, we’re sure you’ll agree!


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.




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