Preston Comic Con 2019: The famous faces coming to this weekend's entertainment and comic book convention

Preston’s Comic Con returns this weekend – and is taking place at a new venue.

Tuesday, 27th August 2019, 11:38 am
Updated Tuesday, 27th August 2019, 12:38 pm
Some of the actors coming to Preston Comic Con

Thousands are expected to attend this year’s on Saturday (August 31), moving from Preston Guild Hall to Preston North End’s Deepdale Stadium. Doors open at 10.30am, with early bird entry at 9.30am. Children under five go free. Tickets are no longer available online but can be purchased from That Comic Shop in Friargate or on the day at Deepdale. Here are some of the talent turning up to Preston for the big day:

Best known as Irma Pince the librarian at Hogwarts in the Harry Potter franchise
Known for playing Gerald Bringsley in An American Werewolf in London and Bib Fortuna in Star Wars, pictured

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Starred in The Rocky Horror Picture Show and was the stand in for Chewbacca in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi
Patricia, right, is best known for her role as Magenta in The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Gareth's movie roles include Doctor Watson in Sherlock Holmes. He is best known for playing Ianto Jones in Torchwood and Doctor Who
Colin, centre, is best known for playing the Sixth Doctor in Doctor Who from 1984 to 1986
Danny is best known for appearing as Tony Morecombe in Misfits and Colonel Martin in Doctor Who
Ian is best known for playing General Dodonna in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Ser Barristan Selmy Game of Thrones
Chris is best known for playing Percy Weasley in the Harry Potter film franchise
Catrin starred in Sky One comedy drama series Stella and Doctor Who. She has had to cancel her appearance due to work commitments