Dredd Chief Judge heading to Scarborough Sci-Fi

Rakie Ayola
Rakie Ayola

Sci-Fi Scarborough have landed the Chief Judge from Dredd 2012 played by Rakie Ayola, who will be attending the popular event on Sunday April 9.

She will help celebrate the 40th anniversary of 2000 AD, talk all things Dredd and sit astride the actual Lawmaster bike from the movie for that all-important photo opportunity.

Rakie has also appeared in Doctor Who, Black Mirror, Sea of Souls, Eastenders, Casualty & Holby City

and has many film credits to her name.

Co-organiser Steve Dickinson said: “To be adding a guest of this calibre at this late stage if fantastic news, Dredd is an excellent movie, I can’t wait to see the Chief Judge in action.

“It’s an absolute coup for SFS.”

Sci-Fi Scarborough is back for the fourth year in the beautiful Victorian Spa Complex over the weekend of April 8 and 9. With their magical mix of amazing guests, authors, movie and 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 ever.

Other confirmed guests are Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Gareth David-Lloyd, Joe Lidster, David Warner, Garrick Hagon, Tim Rose, Jon Campling, Andrew-Lee Potts, Richard Oldfield, Liza Ross, Pam Rose and Clem So.

The event runs from Saturday April 8, from 10am to 6pm with the geek pub quiz, party and live music from

6.30pm till late, and Sunday April 9, 10am to 6pm.

Day tickets £15 (under 12s £5 students £10), weekend £25 under 5s go free.

Tickets on sale from www.scarboroughspa.co.uk - visit www.scifiscarborough.co.uk to find out more.